Photo of the Day

passengers on a full TWA flight in the 1950s
January 22, 2021

Full Flight

A story in the December 1953 issue celebrated 50 years of aviation. For this photo of a full TWA flight leaving Washington, D.C., for the West Coast, the original caption hailed the innovation of flying coach, which made the once luxurious form of travel more accessible to the masses.
Photograph by John E. Fletcher, Donald McBain and Guy Starling, Nat Geo Image Collection

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