March 25, 2011

Transcontinental and Western Air, Inc. – Aviation Ads Open a Window to the Past – March 25, 2022

Transcontinental and Western Air, Inc. Today I want to take a breather and revisit advertisements from the past which show you where commercial aviation was fifty […]
March 11, 2011

Transcontinental and Western Air, Inc. – The Ads Tell a Story Part Two – March 11, 2011

Transcontinental and Western Air, Inc.

March 4, 2011

Transcontinental and Western Air, Inc – Howard Hughes and TWA Part One – March 4, 2011

Transcontinental and Western Air, Inc

February 25, 2011

United Part Eight: The Ads Tell a Story – February 25, 2011

Part Eight

The Ads Tell a Story

This week we continue our series on UA but this week but we are going to let the ads (advertisements) of the time tell the story. Enjoy………………….

February 18, 2011

United Part Seven: 1978 Airline Deregulation and the Future of United Airlines – February 18, 2011

Part Seven

1978 Airline Deregulation and the Future of United Airlines

The 1978 Airline Deregulation Act affected all of the major airlines in a negative way, including United. Economic trouble and labor problems left United with few resources and the airline experienced a high turnover of senior management through the 70s and 80s. Still, it pressed on.

February 4, 2011

United Part Five: United Airlines during the Jet Age – February 4, 2011

Part Five

United Airlines during the Jet Age

The Jet Age is the time period right after World War II when major airlines began introducing high-powered, turbine engine planes into their fleet.