'New Zealand's International Airline'
International travel was not always long queues, deep-vein thrombosis and
rubber-flavoured food. In New Zealand, sixty years ago there was a glamorous and
was formed in 1940, in an era when passengers flying on commercial aircraft were
revered and envied. Back in the 1940's and 50's air travel was eagerly
anticipated by the few that were lucky enough to afford this luxury. To add to
the occasion passengers dressed in their finery with women in their hats and
furs, men in suits and neckties. On rare occasions, when children accompanied
their parents, they wore their Sunday best. Compare this with today’s cattle
class in flight experience of packed airplanes, howling children and people
dressed like they're coming from the gym.
nostalgic journey, back to a more regal time of commercial aviation in New
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