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Online National Airlines History With Vintage Documentary

December 4th, 2012 · No Comments

National Airlines was one of the best-run airlines in the nation, and when it merged into Pan Am in 1980, one of the great airline brands disappeared. If we are making comparisons, it was the Apple Computer of the airline industry; each piece of the airline was designed to the nth detail, and every function […]

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Tags: Airlines · Tourism

Sully’s Vintage Airline Commercials

February 4th, 2010 · No Comments

A friend sent us this link of vintage airline commercials that was posted to the Facebook fan page of USAirways pilot Sully Sullenberger. We thought they were a great big fun time waster. North Central National Southern TWA Southwest UAL Delta Eastern Western PSA Braniff […]

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Tags: Airlines

History Celebrated by Continental Airlines

July 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment

HOUSTON – Look out for a new Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) Boeing 737-900ER, which is painted with a retro livery to commemorate the airline’s 75th anniversary, which will be celebrated July 15, 2009. The livery was was originally used on aircraft beginning in 1947 and is called The Blue Skyway, was picked by Continental employees. […]

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Tags: Airlines · Brand History

Top Five Coolest Retro Airplane Brands

June 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

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A plane is a plane, and if it flies, it looks like an airplane because it is an airplane. Unfortunately, that is not always true with commercial and private planes. Some airplanes, for instance have a nose too long, or a body too thin and narrow, giving the plane a pointy appearance. This is the […]

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Tags: Transport and Shipping

We’re Taking the AirTran Cirque B-717 to Orlando

July 10th, 2008 · No Comments

On Monday, the AirTran unveiled a “Say YES to Orlando” wrapped airplane with a special performance from the resident company La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil. The unveiling of the Air Tran “Say YES to Orlando” airplane was timed this week to coincide with AirTran’s special promotion on airfares across the country, including its many […]

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Tags: Airlines

We’re Lovin’: Ethiopian Airlines

June 24th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Ethiopian Airlines. One of the last surviving pieces of Trans World Airlines (it was once run by TWA), the African airline has survived Civil War, famine and economic crisis. But how could anything so great and so cool survive so long? The question should how could it not, with its founding by Emperor Haile Selassie, […]

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Tags: Airlines