RyanairGuru wrote:SCQ83 wrote:
The second one, with the African business men in the snow, is one of my absolute favourite ads. Beautifully done.
I do like the post-9/11 AA commercials:
VHTAE wrote:This TV commercial by Cathay Pacific showcased the beauty of air travel
LAX772LR wrote:What the heck, an entire thread about airline commercials, and nobody's yet posted Delta's commercials featuring "Adiemus"...?!?!
luckyone wrote:Growing up in Atlanta in the 90s, most airline commercials were Delta, and the Delta Adiemus commercial for sure takes the top spot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxQ4hBwp4Q4
They also had radio adverts all the time with a jingle to "you'll love the way we fly," but I can't seem to find a link to one. It sounded like it was made by a bad 80s synthesizer, and doesn't really impress the way Adiemus did, but nonetheless I remember it very well.
luckyone wrote:In my best Rodney Dangerfield voice: What am I chopped liver?? No respect. Reply #38.
airbazar wrote:mchei wrote:https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=KQtIAeqdoiU
A Ju-52 and a 737 over the Frankfurt skyline.
That's definitely not Frankfurt nor Boston as the video description implies. Frankfurt is not near the sea or surrounded by mountains and Boston has no snow covered peaks anywhere near it. That is Seattle's skyline and the mountains in the background are the peaks of the Olympic .Peninsula.
These are corny but I always found them funny and to this day I still remember the jingle
JannEejit wrote:BA did of course have their own 'poster girl' in the form of real life stewardess Roz Hanby, who appeared in many of their tv commercials in the 1970's and 80's. As a small boy I often aspired to meet her on board. Sadly she had left the business by the time I took my first ever BA flight.
RyanairGuru wrote:Clearly I don't know my late 90s/early 00s Australian celebs well enough as I would never have picked that they were "celebrity" endorsements! I know the second one you posted features Ita Buttrose, but who are the men in the first one you linked and the one I added? (I only recognise Ita because she is now head of the ABC, otherwise I would have no clue who she was either!)
GZM1 wrote:JannEejit wrote:BA did of course have their own 'poster girl' in the form of real life stewardess Roz Hanby, who appeared in many of their tv commercials in the 1970's and 80's. As a small boy I often aspired to meet her on board. Sadly she had left the business by the time I took my first ever BA flight.
I think I know who you are talking about. The one who was featured in all “We’ll take good care of you” ads. Many years ago I read in British Airways News that she got married to a radio producer and had to quit BA. “She will take good care of him” the newspaper commented. Sad.
capejet wrote:I think the "come fly the friendly skies of United" is the best airline ad song ever done.
JannEejit wrote:UK viewers of a certain vintage will recall those early 1980's British Caledonian commercials, spoofing the Beach Boys 'California Girls' tune. Just imagine trying to get one past the sexism dept of the PC Police nowadays. A good reminder of how times have changed in the intervening almost 40 years. These ads were really popular back then though.
kevinasaurus wrote:I loved this one from Canadian Airlines when I was a young'un. Too bad they didn't last!
leleko747 wrote:Here in Brazil, we had some fantastic ads in the past, specially from Varig, VASP and Transbrasil.
These are in Portuguese, but they are my absolute favorite ones:
Varig 60 years (1987)
VASP mid 80s
VASP early 90s
From airlines outside Brazil, my absolute favorite is the beautiful American Airlines jingle "Doing what we do best!".
That Delta Air Lines ad featuring the song "Adiemus" is also incredible.
I also like the Malév ads featuring their theme song, composed by Gabor Presser.
You mean this one, right?
hiflyeras wrote:Check out this mashup of 1980’s commercials by Alaska Airlines...all spoofing their ‘competitor’ SkyHigh Airlines.
4everRC wrote:One of my favorites.
Southern Airways: https://youtu.be/yulxnzAsWEM
Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe
Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days
Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit
Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior
Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft
Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials
Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions
Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin
Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon
Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos
Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft
Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries
Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground
Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos