Guess The Airline – January 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 1977 issue of The Economist. Are you ready? Scroll down!

MEA Middle East Airlines advertisement titled 'MEA meets the needs of the most experienced traveller', featuring a Boeing 707 airliner.
MEA Middle East Airlines advertisement titled ‘MEA meets the needs of the most experienced traveller’, featuring a Boeing 707 airliner.

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Guess The Airline – August 2006 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 in a 1980s issue of Air Transportation World. Ready? Scroll down!

MEA Middle East Airlines advertisement from the 1980s, titled: 'FLYMEAGAIN', featuring a Boeing 747 taking off in the distance.

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MEA – “When you’re smiling…”


Let’s go to the Middle East for a change. This MEA (Middle East Airlines) commercial shows images of grumpy passengers becoming happy passengers, thanks to a caring cabin and flight crew, either in the air or on the ground. The background music has been perfectly chosen: Louis Armstrong’s “When you’re smiling…” Soothing images, with just enough words at the end (“For better or for worse, for 50 years”) because an image is worth 1000 words. MEA understood that perfectly.