True story of United flight 232 that crash landed in Sioux City, a city that happened to be fully prepared for any disaster.
This is the story of a city fully prepared for any disaster, a commercial airliner which lost all hydraulic systems, an experienced Captain, with almost 300 people on board… brought together on a beautiful day, July 19, 1989. This is A Thousand Heroes, also known as Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232. Continue reading “A Thousand Heroes (Movie review)”
I am particularly delighted to show you this commercial because I saw it for the first time at an aviation exhibit in Montreal in the 1990s and absolutely loved it. Just watch as a negative-thinking passenger (the kind we’d hate to sit next to on any flight) is given a wonderful customer service experience when he least expects it. Continue reading “United Airlines – “You probably don’t…””
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.
I decided to give you visitors a break this month with a fairly easy advertisement. Of course, there’s always the batch of wrong answers, but at least it’s satisfying to see people recognize the clues behind an advertisement. One last time, have a look at this advertisement published on a Time Asia issue of the late 1990s. Ready? Scroll down!
So, we have a young flight attendant on her first day. She seems very nervous but, taking advantage of the fact that no one but her has boarded the United Airlines DC-10 yet, starts “practising” with imaginary passengers. Continue reading “United Airlines – First day”