Airline History

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BEA British European Airways 1971 Operations – 25th Anniversary Film

BEA British European Airways was the UK’s State owned domestic and medium haul airline until it merged with BOAC to form British Airways in 1973. This promotional film was produced to celebrate BEA’s 25th Silver Anniversary in 1971, and highlight the airline’s accomplishments and operations during that year. BEA and associated airlines operated an all …Read more »

BOAC in the 1950s

American Airlines Boeing 707 Astrojet – Design – Development – Introduction to Service

This early 1960s publicity film promotes the then new Boeing 707 as it entered service with US domestic carrier American Airlines. American Airlines famously branded their new 707 jetliners as “Astrojets” to coincide with the current day fascination of space exploration and jet engines, and the US – Soviet space race. This film makes a …Read more »