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TBT — Air Travel Way Back When

Many of you won’t remember the days that airline travel was associated with glamour and opulence. Unless, of course, you have the pleasure of flying in business class on the regular.

We stumbled upon these ads in an article put together by Reminisce Magazine and thought it would be fun to share some of them with you!

This Boeing ad sure looks fancy, doesn't it? Don't you wish planes were still designed like this? Pending safety requirements, of course!

This Boeing ad sure looks fancy, doesn’t it? Don’t you wish planes were still designed like this? Pending safety requirements, of course!

This American Airlines ad is a little Mad Men era, don't you think? He's just missing a martini!

This American Airlines ad is a little Mad Men era, don’t you think? He’s just missing a martini!

 

In this ad, the now defunct airline Douglas encourages honeymooners to travel to more exotic locations-- because they can!

In this ad, the now defunct airline Douglas encourages honeymooners to travel to more exotic locations– because they can!

I'm sure even back when air travel was in its heyday, France still had better food than their American friends. Bon Apetit!

I’m sure even back when air travel was in its heyday, France still had better food than their American friends. Bon Apetit!

 

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