(En Francais – This “Early 1970s Airline Industry” film is narrated in French)
Produced in the early 1970s, using stock footage supplied by the world’s major airlines of the day, this film examines the workings of the airline industry with an abundance of fabulous classic airliner scenes.
This gem of a film shot at airports all over the world including Hong Kong Kai Tak, Frankfurt, London Heathrow, LAX, Paris, New York and Tehran.
The following is a mouthwatering list of classic airliners that make appearances in this film:
Sabena Boeing 727, Boeing 737-200s of Lufthansa, NAC and DETA, an MEA Convair 990 landing at Beirut, JAL DC-8-61 and DC-8-32, Boeing 747 classics of South African, Air India, Lufthansa, Pan Am, QANTAS (inflight over Sydney Harbour), BOAC and TWA, DC-10s of UTA, THY Turkish, American, Air New Zealand, and Continental, Boeing 707s of Lufthansa, VARIG, Kuwait, EL AL, BCAL and THY Turkish, DC-8s of CPAir, Swissair and UTA, a LOT Polish Tu-134, Air Malawi BAC One Eleven, Air Canada L-1011s and BOAC VC10s at Heathrow … plus many other classic beauties!
The early 1970s airline industry film shows passengers in airports, boarding and deplaning, enjoying inflight services, as well explains the passenger ticket booking process and airline accounting systems, in addition to aircraft maintenance, dispatch and cargo handling. Also It is an all encompassing examination of everything to do with the running of an international airline in the late 60s and early 1970s.