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.

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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”

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 – October 2011 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 published on an issue of The Economist of 1983. Are you ready? Scroll down!

Eastern Air Lines advertisement titled: 'Only our name is Eastern', from the year 1983, featuring a Boeing 757 and a route map.

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Guess The Airline – September 2011 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 published on an issue of Vacations & Travel Magazine from 2010, submitted by Benjamin L., long-time Guess The Airline player. Are you ready? Scroll down!

LAN Airlines advertisement titled: 'Here's news that will put you to sleep', from the year 2010, featuring a sleeper seat.

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Guess The Airline – April 2011 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 published on a BusinessWeek issue from 1980. The name of the airline has been hidden everywhere. Are you ready? Scroll down!

Varig Brazilian Airlines advertisement titled: 'How would you like to fly to Brazil with the owners of the airline', from the year 1980, featuring airline employees in front of a Boeing 727 nose.
Varig Brazilian Airlines advertisement titled: 'How would you like to fly to Brazil with the owners of the airline', from the year 1980, featuring airline employees in front of a Boeing 727 nose.

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