Airline History

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Above the Clouds TCA Air Canada Air-to-Air Symphony 1940s-1970s

Join JetFlix TV founder Henry Tenby as he narrates a fascinating journey across the clouds, as he tells the story of Air Canada’s first thirty years from their founding in 1937, by way of rare, historic air-to-air footage of TCA and Air Canada aircraft. This fascinating air-to-air footage for the most part can be classified …Read more »

Canadian Airlines International Boeing 767-300ER Compilation Memories circa 1992

This 13 minute compilation demo reel was put together by Canadian Airlines International in 1992 to promote their then new Boeing 767-300ER aircraft, which were being added to the fleet to compliment the DC-10s as medium capacity long haul aircraft. Some 25 examples of the 767-300ER were operated by the airline between the late 1980s …Read more »

Canadian Airlines International Boeing 747-400 Compilation Reel Circa 1992

This 18 minute feature on the Canadian Airlines Boeing 747-400 was compiled by the airline circa 1992 as a PR piece to promote the then new widebody intercontinental aircraft. Canadian Airlines operated four Boeing 747-400s between 1990 and 2001 which is when the airline was acquired by arch competitor Air Canada, namely C-FCRA, C-FBCA, C-FGHZ …Read more »

Canadian Airlines International – Airline Snapshot Early 1990s

The early 1990s was the heyday for Canadian Airlines International. Just a few years earlier they had acquired Wardair, CP Air and a host of partners airlines across Canada including Eastern Provincial, Nordair, Quebecair, Time Air and Norcanair. It was also at this time that massive losses were mounting at the airline as the Canadian …Read more »

British Airways Passenger with non traditional hotel problems 1970s (saucy)

*** ADULT CONTENT – OVER 18 OF AGE VIEWERS ONLY *** This interesting little film from the mid 1970s, is a tongue and cheek look at a young lady who has arrived at her hotel from a British Airways Boeing 707 flight, only to encounter a few problems in trying to reach her room. The …Read more »

Flughafen Frankfurt Main Airport Operations 1970 Flashback

With the jet age well entrenched on the international airline scene by the late 1960s, and the dawn the wide bodied jetliner making its presence known all over the world, Frankfurt Main airport was already well prepared for the industry changes that were on the horizon. Although not the size and airport operations leader that …Read more »