A Thousand Heroes (Movie review)

True story of United flight 232 that crash landed in Sioux City, a city that happened to be fully prepared for any disaster.

Airplane crash drill, with burning school bus posing as wreckage

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)”

United Airlines – “You probably don’t…”

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…””

Guess The Airline – September 2008 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 National Geographic issue, sometime in the 1960s. Are you ready? Scroll down!

United Airlines advertisement titled: 'United. The Hawaiian High Way', from the 1960s, featuring a young couple running hand in hand on a beach.

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Guess The Airline – November 2005 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.

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!

United Airlines advertisement titled: 'May cause drowsiness', from the late 1990s, featuring airline seats wrapped as if they were sleeping pills.

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