World Airways – A Video Tribute

On March 29, 2014, World Airways ceased operations. Here’s a small tribute to the rich history of this airline: commercials, movie scenes, and an uncommon video presented on some flights.

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As you may have heard, on March 29, 2014, World Airways ceased operations. Here’s a small tribute to the rich history of this airline. Let’s start with some commercials, followed by scenes from air disaster movies, and finally, an uncommon video presented on some flights. Click on the title of this post to view all of the videos and their descriptions. Continue reading “World Airways – A Video Tribute”

Memories of the DC-10

As I write these lines, the DC-10 is making its final commercial flight, I’ve had the privilege of flying onboard the DC-10 at least once, so I thought I’d share my memories with you.

As I write these lines, and as announced months ago by Biman, the McDonnell-Douglas DC-10 is making its final commercial flight from Dhaka to Birmingham via Kuwait City, and the tweets about this unique final flight are pouring in.

I’ve had the privilege of flying onboard the DC-10 at least once, so I thought I’d share my memories with you. Continue reading “Memories of the DC-10”

Guess The Airline – January 2014 answer

Once again, this was an advertisement from a 1977 issue of The Economist for an airline which no longer exists.

Every month, an airline printed advertisement, minus airline name and logo, is displayed for your guessing pleasure on Guess The Airline. The following is the answer to a previous game.

Once again, this was an advertisement from a 1977 issue of The Economist for an airline which no longer exists. Are you ready? Scroll down!

Sabena advertisement titled 'Now, Sabena flies 40 times a week to all the major cities in Africa', featuring an African mask on a vintage aircraft flying above the desert, and a modern DC-10 at the bottom.
Sabena advertisement titled ‘Now, Sabena flies 40 times a week to all the major cities in Africa’, featuring an African mask on a vintage aircraft flying above the desert, and a modern DC-10 at the bottom.

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Guess The Airline – August 2013 answer

Every month, an airline printed advertisement, minus airline name and logo, is displayed for your guessing pleasure on Guess The Airline. The following is the answer to a previous game.

Once again, this was an advertisement from a 1970s issue of Black Enterprise for an airline which no longer exists. Are you ready? Scroll down!

Pan Am advertisement titled ‘You don’t have to fly around the world to benefit from the airline that does’, featuring a fleet of Boeing 747 aircraft and a group of airline employees.
Pan Am advertisement titled ‘You don’t have to fly around the world to benefit from the airline that does’, featuring a fleet of Boeing 747 aircraft and a group of airline employees.

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Guess The Airline – June 2013 answer

Every month, an airline printed advertisement, minus airline name and logo, is displayed for your guessing pleasure on Guess The Airline. The following is the answer to a previous game.

Once again, this was an advertisement from a 1985 issue of the New York Magazine for an airline which no longer exists. Are you ready? Scroll down!

New York Air advertisement titled 'The Longest Hour. And How To Shorten It'
New York Air advertisement titled ‘The Longest Hour. And How To Shorten It’

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