British Caledonian – Better way to fly

“Found a better way to fly”? This advert from the late 1970s has a nice catchy song, beautiful footage of a DC-10, funny scenes featuring a passenger booking for himself and his wives (plural, yes), a ventriloquist checking in, and more. Continue reading “British Caledonian – Better way to fly”

Viasa – DC-10s galore


Call me a geek, but I don’t get tired of watching this commercial for Viasa, the once national airline of Venezuela (not to be confused with today’s Conviasa). I love the music, which is an instrumental version of jingle from another Viasa commercial. It’s full of DC-10s (including one from another airline; fail) and a gorgeous takeoff scene Continue reading “Viasa – DC-10s galore”

Guess The Airline – February 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 1971 issue of The Economist. Are you ready? Scroll down!

Republic Airlines advertisement titled 'Joining more of America than any other airline', featuring a glowing route map.
Republic Airlines advertisement titled ‘Joining more of America than any other airline’, featuring a glowing route map.

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Guess The Airline – June 2012 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 1971 issue of The Economist for an airline which no longer exists. The name of the airline has been hidden everywhere. Are you ready? Scroll down!

East African Airways advertisement titled: ‘If you think all the big international airlines are better than us… it’s not surprising’, featuring a VC10 taking off.

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Guess The Airline – April 2012 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 1976 issue of Fortune for an airline which no longer exists. The name of the airline has been hidden everywhere. Are you ready? Scroll down!

Eastern Air Lines advertisement titled: 'A cold cup of coffee does exactly the same thing as a frown', featuring an airline president standing in front of an aircraft door with five employees.

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