Saturday, December 26, 2009

The Red Carpet Service - Where Have You Gone? Flying In An Earlier Age

The caption on the reverse of this United Airlines postcard from circa 1960 proclaims "Red Carpet service is the finest in Air Travel". Oh, wherefore art thou Red Carpet service? Gone the way of in-flight service and the Friendly Skies... 
Card available here.

Neither Eastern Airlines or the Super C Constellation are with us anymore. But airline safety has improved (got to look on the bright side). 
Card available here.

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