The Golden Age of Air Travel: Beautiful Vintage Airline Posters from between the 1940s and 1970s

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    The Golden Age of Air Travel: Beautiful Vintage Airline Posters from between the 1940s and 1970s

    These airline posters hark back to a bygone era when flying was an experience only for the well-off. Passengers donned their best for the journey and leg-room and reclining were not even topics of conversation yet. We revisit a time when the skies were ruled by Pan Am and British Overseas Airways Corp (BOAC) courtesy of a new coffee table book, Airline Visual Identity 1945-1975.

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    (Photos: Callisto Publishers)
     
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    Beautiful. Great pictures.
     
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    What was the one in the 70's -they'll move their tail for you?
     
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    Unfortunately, i was way to young at the time to fully appreciate the hot pants, mini-skirts and go-go boots worn by the PSA stewardesses..
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    And let's not forget Southwest's stewardess uniforms...

     
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    This reminds me of a related thread.
     
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    I would love to have some of these framed.
     
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    Remember when airlines would give out complimentary bags ?

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    Great job XXXX
     
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    Remember when you could leave your shoes on in the air port lol
     
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    Back than the drug smugglers must have had a field day
     
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    My mother was a stewardess for national airlines back in the 60s when you had to be pretty with a nice body. Not like today where they mostly seem to be burnt out booze hounds in their 40s and 50s. I will try to dig out some pics and post.
     
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    Braniff International Airways

     
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    ya at some points in our history, the hot occupations were nurse, then stewardess, and currently I think its the pharmacutecal reps. altho something about a chick in scrubs gets me...
     
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    Those are amazing.
    Literally every man in my immediate family was a pilot. Grandfather on my Moms side started flying biplanes off a field in Florida and spent his entire working life with Pan Am. International baller. Ended up getting a metal of recognition from the army for civilian flights he made to Africa n the 40's. Didn't even known he was flying supplies. No bullshit dude....diver, brawler, drinker. And saw a UFO.
    Uncle caught the tail of the rock star thing in the late 70's/early 80's with Eastern until the strike. He sided with the good guys and ended up flying lear jets for some smaller companies after passing on a lot of shady South American offers.
    Old man flew row Republic last I heard. Been awhile.

    Thanks for posting!
     
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    The pharmacutecal reps. is DEFINATLY for hot woman ONLY...I really think the pharmacutecal companies think that Drs. cannot say no to a hot chick hawking medicine
     
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