Travel: Fly Me Friendly – What Air Travel Used to Be | Ultra Swank


Wish I was part of that…


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To travel the skies today is as innate as sipping on a chai latte. Jetting across the world upon a chair suspended 30,000 feet above the ground, all while enjoying a dry Martini, has become the norm. Once reserved to describe the rich and famous, the words ‘jet set’ have entered our common jargon.

However, air travel hasn’t always been painless and unstrained. Once upon a time, flights were rough and uncomfortable, and were largely favored by wealthy business men over the slower trains and ships. Exotic and glamorous adverts depicting faraway places triggered dreams and hopes of men, women and children, although few could actually afford to realize their dreams.

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