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Lost and found commercials since the 1970s

Two weeks ago, KLM launched a viral video to promote their Lost and Found service. Here it is, ICYMI. But did you know that this is hardly a new concept? Here are three commercials from the 1970s and 1980s.

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Meals on sun destination flights: an endangered species

Nowadays, the only way you can get a meal on a flight under 5 1/2 hours is either to upgrade to Club Class or Business Class, to buy on board… or to fly one of the few airlines that still offers free meals.

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You are one click away from going to the wrong airport

Imagine what happens when a passenger lands at the wrong airport… even though the flight plan was followed and the pilot did nothing wrong. The cause? They booked (or were booked on) the wrong flight.

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Sexist note on WestJet flight: is it still 1991 or what?

By now, you probably heard of a viral note a passenger left on a WestJet flight […]. My first thought was pretty much what the title says. I couldn’t believe that there are still people in the world who would avoid a female pilot. Like it happened in 1991.

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United Airlines – Flyer Friendly

Yup, United has resurrected the “Fly the Friendly Skies” tagline, 2013 style, and built a whole ad campaign around the world “friendly”.

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