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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Two weeks ago, KLM launched a promotional video for their Lost and Found service and their new “employee”: a beagle named Sherlock. Here it is, in case you missed it. The video went viral and was picked up by most media, including CNN which later admitted it got “pulled in by golden ideas”.

But did you know that this is not the first time an airline commercial shows employees going out of their way to return lost items to their owners? See for yourself: here are three commercials from the 1970s and 1980s. Continue reading “Lost and found commercials since the 1970s”

Guess The Airline – February 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 1971 issue of The Economist. Are you ready? Scroll down!

Republic Airlines advertisement titled 'Joining more of America than any other airline', featuring a glowing route map.
Republic Airlines advertisement titled ‘Joining more of America than any other airline’, featuring a glowing route map.

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Guess The Airline – January 2009 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 Newsweek issue of 1985. Are you ready? Scroll down!

Republic Airlines advertisement titled: 'Perks. You've earned them', from the year 1985.

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