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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 […]

44 Amazing images of 1960s-1970s Iron Curtain Airlines – A Photo History Malev LOT CSA Interflug Tarom

Yugoslavia Government IL-18 YA-AIB Paris June 1974.

Before the Fall of the Iron Curtain, all of the Soviet block airlines in Eastern Europe operated entirely Soviet built fleets of aircraft, which included the AN-24 and IL-18 for short haul and domestics service, along with the Tupolev Tu-134 and Tu-154 for medium range intra European service, and the IL-62 for their limited international […]

Aeroflot Soviet Airlines Vintage 1960s and 1970s – Aircraft Photo History

Aeroflot Tupolev Tu-114 CCCP-70470 Farnborough Airshow mid 1960s.

Aeroflot Soviet Airlines Vintage 1960s and 1970s – Aircraft Photo History By Henry Tenby, some photos by Dr. John Blatherwick During the 1960s and 1970s Aeroflot, the Soviet Union’s State airline, operated aircraft that were manufactured entirely within the Soviet Union, by the great Soviet Design Bureau’s including Tupolev, Antonov, and Ilyushin. During this period, […]

Aerolineas Argentina – Austral – AER Argentine Vintage Airlines – Photo History

Transcontinental Lockheed L-1049C Super Connie LV-FTV at New York Idlewild Airport circa late 1950s.

Aerolineas Argentina – Austral – AER Argentine Vintage Airlines – Photo History By Henry Tenby This selection of historic Argentine airline photos highlight not just flag carrier Aerolines Argentinas whose history is well know, but some of the long gone Argentine airlines like Trancontinental, AER, and Aerolineas INI, and I will provide some history on […]

Braniff International – Flying Colors 1950s to 1970s A Photo History

Braniff International 707-320 N7103 January 1968.

Braniff International – Flying Colors 1950s to 1970s A Photo History By Henry Tenby My only memory of Braniff International dates back to the early days of my slide collecting hobby. In May of 1982 when I was in grade 12 and getting ready to graduate from high school, I was more interested in airlines, […]