Defunct British Airlines

Photos from British Airlines that are sadly, or happily, depending on your point of view, now not operating.
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Vintage Airline Posters, Imperial Airways, The British Air line. London to Egypt.

" KB Vintage Airline Posters, Imperial Airways, The British Air line. London to Egypt

PEL325: 'Egypt - Imperial Airways' by Charles Avalon - Vintage Travel Posters - Art Deco - Pullman Editions

Thank God imperialism was short lived. 'Egypt - Imperial Airways' by Charles Avalon - Vintage Travel Posters - Art Deco - Pullman Editions

Comfort in the Air | Designer: Tom Purvis Imperial Airways poster, c1931 | http://www.businesstraveller.com/files/News-images/BA/BA-poster-Imperial-Airways.jpg

Imperial Airways "Comfort in the Air" ~ by Tom Purvis, c 1931 -- The waiter in white is Stephen Fry!

Airline OF THE EMPIRE -- Vintage British Aviation Posters between 1920's-30's

Airline OF THE EMPIRE - Vintage British Aviation Posters between - Imperial Airways was merged into the British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) in which in turn merged with the British European Airways Corporation to form British Airways.

Imperial Airways Limited was formed by the British government on 31 March 1924, after a government report recommended that Britain's interests in commercial air transport would be best served by merging the larger existing aircraft companies. The four companies concerned were Handley Page Transport, the Instone Airline, Daimler Airway and British Marine Air Navigation, all four of which had struggled to operate at a profit.

Imperial Airways Cairo-Baghdad-Karachi Air Service poster (Vintage Collections ) (via bohemialife)

G-ABPI Armstrong Whitworth AW15 Atalanta ~ Imperial Airways ~ Trans-African Services - Printer: Ben Johnson & Co., Ltd., London & New York. July 1932.

Imperial Airways - Trans-African Services - vintage travel poster, "Egypt - Anglo-Egpytian Sudan - Uganda - Kenya Colony - Tanganyika Territory - Rhodesia - Union of South Africa"

BOAC 747-100, April 25, 1971  The British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC), the airline now known as British Airways, operates its first Boeing 747 flight between London Heathrow and New York.

UK and Boeing, a 75 year history in pictures

BOAC April 1971 The British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC), the airline now known as British Airways, operates its first Boeing 747 flight between London Heathrow and New York.

Manchester Airport - The arrival of Boeing 747-136 of BOAC, the first wide bodied aircraft to land there. A BAC-111 G-AWNC of Caledonian is parked in front. 17th August.1970

Manchester Airport - The arrival of Boeing of BOAC, the first wide bodied aircraft to land there. A G-AWNC of Caledonian is parked in front.

British Airways ('BA') Vickers Standard VC10 (Series 1100) G-ARVG (c/n: 809) at London's Heathrow Airport (LHR), circa 1974. Please note that the aircraft is still wearing the BOAC Golden Speedbird livery, but with BA titles.

British Airways ('BA') Vickers Standard (Series G-ARVG (c/n: at London's Heathrow Airport (LHR), circa Please note that the aircraft is still wearing the BOAC Golden Speedbird livery, but with BA titles.

British Caledonian Airways Airbus A310-203 G-BKWU "Sir Robert Watson-Watt - The Scottish Radar Pioneer" touching down during the Farnborough International Airshow, August 1984. (Photo: David Oates)

British Caledonian Airways Airbus (registered G-BKWU; named "Sir Robert Watson-Watt-The Scottish Radar Pioneer") touching down during the Farnborough International Airshow, August (Photo: David Oates)

The De Havilland Comet is one of my favourites. I make a Comet brooch. http://www.airteamimages.com/pics/115/115101_800.jpg

The De Havilland Comet is one of my favourites. I make a Comet brooch…

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