NOTES For YOUR COMFORT & CONVENIENCE When Travelling by Air in Europe.; Issued by Imperial Airways, Airway Terminus, Victoria Station, S.W.1. Commerical Aviation History.
NOTES For YOUR COMFORT & CONVENIENCE When Travelling by Air in Europe.; Issued by Imperial Airways, Airway Terminus, Victoria Station, S.W.1

NOTES For YOUR COMFORT & CONVENIENCE When Travelling by Air in Europe.; Issued by Imperial Airways, Airway Terminus, Victoria Station, S.W.1

London: Printed in Great Britain by J. J. Keliher & Co., Ltd., 111 Kingsway, W.C.2 and Published by Imperial Airways Ltd., [1932]. 1st printing (presumed). 12 pp. Text illustrated with 7 cuts. 5" x 3-7/8". Printed self-wrappers, stapled. Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Age-toning, otherwise VG+. Item #48717

"Imperial Airways was the early British commercial long-range airline, operating from 1924 to 1939 and principally serving the British Empire routes to South Africa, India and the Far East, including Australia, Malaya and Hong Kong. The airplanes provided seats for about 20 passengers, typically businessman or colonial administrators. Accidents were frequent: in the first six years, 32 people died in seven incidents. Imperial Airways never achieved the levels of technological innovation of its competitors, and was merged into the British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) in 1939." [Wiki].

Here offered a passenger how-to from this pre-WWII British airline. Herein passengers are instructed in divers topics from "Bookings" ["just as easy as it is to buy a railway ticket"] to "Luggage" [up to 33 lbs without additional charge] to "Lavatories" ["All ... have a lavatory on board..."] to "On Arrival at the Air Port" ["officials of Imperial Airways will see to your luggage (do not bother about it at all)..."] to "Hints to the Passenger Who is New to Air Travel" ["Do not mind about occasional little ups and downs in flight on windy days."]. How 'bout those crashes, should I worry about those?

Not found on OCLC- a rare, fragile survivor from this one-time player in commercial aviation.

Price: $150.00

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