Category Archives: HISTORY

Boeing 707
1966
festival en plein ciel

JetSet Era? We Believe It’s Alive And Well

There’s a lot of talk about the nostalgia of the “Golden Age of Travel”, glorified by shows like Pan Am where we see passengers sipping on whiskeys and Martinis as they jetted across the Atlantic, reclined in large recliner seats,

Boeing 707
1966
festival en plein ciel

JetSet Era? We Believe It’s Alive And Well

There’s a lot of talk about the nostalgia of the “Golden Age of Travel”, glorified by shows like Pan Am where we see passengers sipping on whiskeys and Martinis as they jetted across the Atlantic, reclined in large recliner seats,

667066010430_b17-prop-blade

The Boeing Store Launches Custom Hangar, An #AvGeek’s Dream

If you are a lover of all things and design and all things aviation (and we trust you are if you are on our site) then you will love the Boeing Store’s latest Custom Hangar pieces. The Custom Hangar Catalog

667066010430_b17-prop-blade

The Boeing Store Launches Custom Hangar, An #AvGeek’s Dream

If you are a lover of all things and design and all things aviation (and we trust you are if you are on our site) then you will love the Boeing Store’s latest Custom Hangar pieces. The Custom Hangar Catalog

1950s transatlantic flight onboard service

Happy Birthday Aer Lingus – Celebrating 80 Years

Aer Lingus this week celebrated 80 years of flights. On 27th May 1936, the airline launched its first ever flight from Baldonnel to Bristol on this day in 1936. To recognise this incredible milestone, Aer Lingus has flown the Iolar, a replica of the

1950s transatlantic flight onboard service

Happy Birthday Aer Lingus – Celebrating 80 Years

Aer Lingus this week celebrated 80 years of flights. On 27th May 1936, the airline launched its first ever flight from Baldonnel to Bristol on this day in 1936. To recognise this incredible milestone, Aer Lingus has flown the Iolar, a replica of the

britishairways_21686449479835

The Perfect Book For #AvGeeks By British Airways

We’ve been lucky enough to visit the Heritage Centre in Waterside for British Airways, which is filled to the gills with memorabilia and BA branded goods, most items are only available to visitors of the head offices of the airline. The

britishairways_21686449479835

The Perfect Book For #AvGeeks By British Airways

We’ve been lucky enough to visit the Heritage Centre in Waterside for British Airways, which is filled to the gills with memorabilia and BA branded goods, most items are only available to visitors of the head offices of the airline. The

140187-FB

Air France Updates La Saga Microsite

Francophile aviation fans beware, Air France updated its very clever and highly informative website Air France La Saga microsite back in December last year, and this month saw the introduction of their latest story on the carrier’s iconic 747 aircraft

140187-FB

Air France Updates La Saga Microsite

Francophile aviation fans beware, Air France updated its very clever and highly informative website Air France La Saga microsite back in December last year, and this month saw the introduction of their latest story on the carrier’s iconic 747 aircraft

DSC_5510-2

Qantas Puts Its Iconic 747 Out To Pasture

By out latest TheDesignAir contributor Zoe Belhomme | The first plane to have flown the world’s longest commercial flight from London to Sydney bid its final farewell to the skies last week before heading to its retirement home at the Historical

DSC_5510-2

Qantas Puts Its Iconic 747 Out To Pasture

By out latest TheDesignAir contributor Zoe Belhomme | The first plane to have flown the world’s longest commercial flight from London to Sydney bid its final farewell to the skies last week before heading to its retirement home at the Historical

_MG_5925a

Cathay Pacific Are ‘Walking On Air’ In Manchester

Hosted inside the historic Manchester Town hall, Cathay Pacific celebrated its 4x weekly launch to the UK’s North West with 150 VIPs, dignitaries, and leading business figures from the local area. We were one of the lucky few to be invited

_MG_5925a

Cathay Pacific Are ‘Walking On Air’ In Manchester

Hosted inside the historic Manchester Town hall, Cathay Pacific celebrated its 4x weekly launch to the UK’s North West with 150 VIPs, dignitaries, and leading business figures from the local area. We were one of the lucky few to be invited