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BEA British European Airways 1960s- early 1970s: The Pinnacle of Success – A Photo History

BEA Vanguard G-APEH 1970

BEA British European Airways 1960s- early 1970s: The Pinnacle of Success – A Photo History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby BEA British European Airways was the UK’s short haul government owner air carrier during post war period up until the airline was merged into BOAC to become British […]

BOAC and British Airways 1960s-1970s: A time of Growth and Change – A Photo History

BOAC 707-436 G-ARRC MAN May 1971

BOAC and British Airways 1960s-1970s: A time of Growth and Change – A Photo History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby Passenger air travel specially in Britain boomed dramatically throughout the 1960s. The UK’s State owned international air carrier was BOAC British Overseas Airways Corporation, and like many nationalized […]

British Independent Cargo Airlines 1960s-1970s: Trans Meridian Air Cargo / Midland Air Cargo / Others – Part 4 – A Photo History

Transmeridian Air Cargo Seabird CL-44 G-ATAA circa 1974 possibly at Basle.

British Independent Cargo Airlines 1960s-1970s: Trans Meridian Air Cargo / Midland Air Cargo / Others – Part 4 – A Photo History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby Cargo has always played a major role in the British Independent airline scene going back well into the 1960s. Much of […]

British Independent Airlines 1960s-1970s: Laker / Cunard / British Eagle / Loganair / Others – Part 3 – A Photo History

Cunard Eagle Airways DC-6 no reg visible at London Heathrow circa 1962.

British Independent Airlines 1960s-1970s: Laker / Cunard / British Eagle / Loganair / Others – Part 3 – A Photo History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby In the 1960s and 1970s the UK had a thriving independent airline scene, in which ad-hoc and IT charter operators experienced massive […]

British Independent Airlines 1960s-1970s: Channel Airways / British United / British Caledonian / Dan-Air London – Part 2 – A Photo History

Channel Airways Trident II G-AVYB February 1971 location not known.

British Independent Airlines 1960s-1970s: Channel Airways / British United / British Caledonian / Dan-Air London – Part 2 – A Photo History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby In the 1960s and 1970s the UK had a thriving independent airline scene, in which ad-hoc and IT charter operators experienced […]

British Independent Airlines 1960s-1970s: British Midland / Donaldson / Court Line / Transglobe – Part 1

British Midland Airlines Handley Page Dart Herald G-BAVX possibly at East Midlands Airport October 1973.

British Independant Airlines 1960s-1970s: British Midland / Donaldson / Court Line / Transglobe – Part 1 – A Photo History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby In the 1960s and 1970s the UK had a thriving independent airline scene, in which ad-hoc and IT charter operators experienced massive business […]

Scandinavian Airlines from the 1960s and 1970s – Pictorial History

Transair Sweden DC-3 SE-BSN at Copenhagen circa late 1960s.

Scandinavian Airlines from the 1960s and 1970s – Pictorial History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby The Scandinavian countries had a very interesting mix of charter and cargo airlines in the 1960s and 1970s. It was the 1960s when airlines started the mass inclusive tourist boom taking sun seeking […]

Airlines of Spain 1960s-1970s – A Pictorial History

Aviaco Se210 Caravelle EC-AXU at Palma 1973.

Airlines of Spain 1960s-1970s – A Pictorial History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby The airline scene in Spain during the 1960s and early 1970s was very vibrant specially for airline buffs. The Spanish charter holiday market was already well established by this time with the flag carrier Iberia […]

The Airlines of France in the 1960s and 1970s – A Pictorial History

Union De Transports Aeriens DC-8-54 F-BJLB at Paris Orly August 1971.

The Airlines of Frances in the 1960s and 1970s – A Pictorial History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby As the third largest population in Europe behind the UK and Germany, France’s airline industry was well established into the 1960s with a healthy number of charter airlines serving the […]

US Supplemental Air Carriers of the 1960s – A Pictorial History

Slick Airways Canadair CL-44 Yukon N603SA early 1960s dupe.

US Supplemental Air Carriers of the 1960s – A Pictorial History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby Prior to the Deregulation Act of 1978, the US airline industry was high regulated with licences and routes being approved by the Civil Aeronautics Board. From the 1950s, a number of supplemental […]

11 Amazing pics 1960s Taiwan Airlines airliners – Aircraft Photo History

Civil Air Transport Convair 990 B-1008 taken at Tokyo Haneda circa 1961.

Airlines from Taiwan in the 1960s By Henry Tenby Who can remember Winner Airways, Civil Air Transport, Far Eastern Air Transport, and Air America? All these classic airlines were operating from Taiwan’s famous downtown Sung Shan airport in the 1960s. Whilst Taiwan government owned China Airlines was also operating in the 1960s, most of the […]

14 Fabulous Philippine Airlines Airliners in the 1960s – Aircraft Photo History

Philippine Airlines Douglas DC-4 C-54 PI-C774 at Manila circa 1967.

Airlines in the Philippines in the 1960s By Henry Tenby In the 1960s, there were several famous airlines operating in the Philippines from Manila airport all of which we are pleased to present in this photo history report. The largest operator was the flag carrier airline Philippine Airlines, which operated DC-8s on long haul services, […]

8 Amazing photos of Cathay Pacific Airlines in the 1960s – Aircraft Photo History

Cathay Pacific Airways Douglas DC-4 VR-HFK at Tokyo Haneda airport circa 1960.

Cathay Pacific Airlines in the 1960s By Henry Tenby Kait Kai airport Hong Kong based Cathay Pacific Airways operated a very interesting mix of classic airliners in the 1950s and 1960s, which included the Douglas DC-6, Lockheed L-188 Electra, and the famous Convair 880. Back in the 1950s and 1960s Cathay Pacific operated primarily within […]

39 PHOTOS! JAL All Nippon JDA: The Airlines of Japan in the 1960s – Aircraft Photo History

Japan Air Lines DC-4 JA6003 at Tokyo Haneda circa 1958.

JAL All Nippon JDA: The Airlines of Japan in the 1960s By Henry Tenby The airline scene in Japan during the 1960s was very exciting, as photo access was easy, and the domestic Japanese airlines had very nice colour schemes and operated an interesting mix of both old and new aircraft of the day. The […]