Guess The Airline – March 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!

(NA) National Airlines advertisement titled: 'I'm Laura. Fly me nonstop to Miami.', featuring a smiling female flight attendant.

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Malév – Signal TV commercial


Another airline left us. After Spanair ceased operations two weeks ago, Malév Hungarian Airlines grounded its entire fleet on February 3, 2012 amid financial difficulties. Sadly, we may never hear again the rythmic “Malév Signal” song from this or other Malév commercials… and instead of seeing those blue-nosed 737s fly around Europe, we’ll see them on the tarmac at Shannon Airport.
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Guess The Airline – January 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. Are you ready? Scroll down!

British European Airways advertisement titled: ‘BEA. Right to the heart of Eastern Europe’, featuring an airliner landing in the Red Square in Moscow.

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Spanair ceases operations

Spanair (Madrid Barajas) - P1000493
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After 25 years of flying, Spanish airline Spanair announced that it was ceasing operations. In 2011, the government of Catalonia granted the airline a 10.5-million Euro loan as an emergency measure. One year later, Spanair and Qatar Airways were discussing a possible takeover, but the latter pulled out of talks.

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Spanair passengers get a surprise from Santa Claus


A few days ago, Spanair made a wonderful surprise to some of its littlest passengers on a routine domestic flight. I can only put myself in these children’s shoes and try to remember what it felt like to still believe in Santa Claus and think: wow, that sure would have made my day. Continue reading “Spanair passengers get a surprise from Santa Claus”