OB1783P From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 329 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (4 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 4911 times:
I am a first generation French immigrant, and my big trip was CDG - JFK - SFO, on November 22, 1980. The first leg was on a 741, and the transcon on a 1011. I believe the whole flight was TWA801. I still recall the overly sweet taste of the lemonade at the TWA terminal at JFK, while watching planes take off and land in the golden afternoon light. I also remember the movie was "Starting Over" on one of the flights.
I've flown thousands of miles and I can tell you it's a lot safer than crossing the street!
washingtonian From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (4 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 1922 times:
How about this one? When Rock Hudson was dying of AIDS, he chartered an Air France 747 to fly him and his medical team from Paris back to LA. Was this common at the time--a celebrity chartering a commercial jet? I guess this was before the rise of Netjets, etc.
Viscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 28687 posts, RR: 24
Reply 11, posted (4 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 1784 times:
Quoting AeroWesty (Reply 9): Quoting AussieItaliano (Reply 5):
I would imagine that a Montreal connection would have been tough since YMX handled overseas flights and YUL handled transborder flights in those days.
But in the 60's, LH flew to San Francisco via Montreal, amazingly enough.
Yes, but no 5th freedom rights between SFO and YUL..