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New York to London in 6½ Magic Hours
Written by Christopher in Travel

New York to London in 6½ Magic Hours

Seeing it’s Friday – why not embark on a delicious weekend trip to Europe. Our friends at Pan Am will take us on a 6½ hours long transatlantic flight from New York to London on their new Boeing 707 – the biggest jet plane of the late 1950s – holding up to 150 passengers. With a wingspan that is longer than the entire distance of...

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Written by Christopher in Travel

Skyline New York

Join Trans World Airlines and Ultra Swank for a flight to the city that never sleeps, New York city! We will depart from Los Angeles and set down at New York, Idlewild airport (soon to be known as JFK airport). Our flying time is estimated at around 8 hours. Fasten your seat belts and enjoy the scenery. If you have any questions, our delightful stewardess...

The Cocktail Nation Podcast

The Cocktail Nation

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Remember what it was like when air travel was luxurious and exciting? When you dressed up in your best suit or dress before boarding the plane. When working as a stewardess was almost the same as being a astronaut. For you who don’t, let’s go back in time to 1970. When the first transatlantic flight to London was made with the Boeing 747 by the...

More Jet Age photos
Written by Christopher in Travel

More Jet Age photos

Here are some more swank retro air travel photos. Just look at the cool interiors and colors of those Boeing 707’s and 747’s! That groovy stewardess in pink looks like she is from outer space or something. All you need now is some lush jet set airplane music to play in the background....

Jet Age photos
Written by Christopher in Travel

Jet Age photos

So far we have stayed on the ground, exploring the past. Now it’s time to take to the skies and go back 40 years or so when air travel was considered a privilege and the first travel choice for any international jet set person. My personal airline favorites are Pan Am and Braniff, seeing I really like the Pan Am logo and the cool airplane...

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