Wait listed since the summer of ’69

On April Fools 2011, Air France announced on Twitter they would start flying to Jupiter on Bastille Day…

http://twitter.com/#!/AirFranceUS/statuses/53826840858603521

Immediately we think that’s yet another April Fools joke from an airline. Yet in 1969, just about the time of Apollo 11, one could call Pan Am, Air Canada, and other airlines, and get on the waiting list for an eventual scheduled flight to the Moon. And that was no joke. Continue reading “Wait listed since the summer of ’69”