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Did TWA Fly New York-Baltimore In 1963?  
User currently offlineDirectorguy From Egypt, joined Jul 2008, 1708 posts, RR: 11
Posted (5 years 4 months 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 3500 times:

I was watching the season premiere of Mad Men last night, and I noticed that two characters flew from New York (unspecified airport) to Baltimore aboard a jet aircraft (presumably 707). The passengers were served by a female FA in a blue suit. Later, it is revealed that the airline was TWA (the FA drops a pin).
Being the nitpicker I am, I couldn't help but wonder if any of this was accurate. Any ideas?
Thanks in advance!

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User currently offlineAeroWesty From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 20822 posts, RR: 62
Reply 1, posted (5 years 4 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 3486 times:

They flew EWR-BWI in 1962, so no reason not to believe they did in 1963.

http://www.timetableimages.com/ttimages/complete/tw62/tw62-07.jpg
http://www.timetableimages.com/ttimages/complete/tw62/tw62-08.jpg



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User currently offlineDirectorguy From Egypt, joined Jul 2008, 1708 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (5 years 4 months 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 3424 times:

Somehow it didn't occur to me to check an actual timetable :P
Thanks Big grin
Regards,
DG


User currently offlineOrdpark From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 576 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (5 years 4 months 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 3158 times:
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I remember EWR-BWI as late as '64-65....watching them leave from the old FANTASTIC outdoor deck at EWR....

User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 6902 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (5 years 4 months 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 2997 times:

Throughout 1963 they had flight 61 EWR-BAL-LAX-SFO, a 707-120B. In November they added an 880 EWR-BAL. No TWA jet or prop flights LGA-BAL or IDL-BAL.

User currently offlineJosh32121 From United States of America, joined Apr 2008, 369 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (5 years 4 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 2929 times:

It's so telling that these timetables look exactly like train timetables...just many of the routes were like train routes (never overflying a city but dropping in to pick up/drop off). My how times have changed. Typical passengers today would have a coronary if they had to take off and land as many times as you did back then.

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