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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Air France Aérospatiale-BAC Concorde

In last week’s installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps, I was playfully taunted by a fellow BoardingArea blogger about how un-vintage some of my maps are, given many of the aircraft are still flying today. The Weekly Flyer then posted his seat selection and map for a DC-9-50 Delta flight that he was scheduled to…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: August 12, 2013

A sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: A new United Club at the San Diego airport opens tomorrow, coinciding with United’s move to Terminal 2 West, which includes a new ticketing lobby, baggage claim area, and improved dining and shopping. Check out the size of the globe logo on the club’s entry…

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Video: The future of air travel according to Braniff International circa 1960s

Here’s a pretty hilarious video showing how Braniff International Airways envisioned the future of air travel on supersonic jets. It apparently was made in the 1960s, showing their interpretation of what 1975 air travel might be like. This is a must watch with some pretty amusing takeaways. Check out the woman in the silver outfit…

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