Category: air travel

Here’s what it was really like (and it’s actually crazy)…

Here’s what it was really like (and it’s actually crazy) to fly in the 1950s.

Concorde over Hatton Cross tube, London, 1976Until the extension…

Concorde over Hatton Cross tube, London, 1976

Until the extension to the Heathrow terminal was opened in 1976, this station was the closest Underground stop to the airport. (Photo by John Wender/ Transport for London)

United Airlines stewardess in uniform by Jean Louis, 1968.

United Airlines stewardess in uniform by Jean Louis, 1968.

Aircraft interior in the 1950s. Photo by John Rawlings.

Aircraft interior in the 1950s. Photo by John Rawlings.

Wide seats and plenty of legroom: These old Pan Am photos show…

Wide seats and plenty of legroom: These old Pan Am photos show how much airline travel has changed.