Better On A Camel – intimate BOAC memories

I have been pointed to a new website devoted to recollections from former British Overseas Airways Corporation – BOAC – employees about their time at this post-World War Two airline institution, which was merged with British European Airways in 1974 to create British Airways.


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The author, former BOAC staffer Peter Jones, has gone to spectacular efforts to compile stories from around the BOAC empire. It was meant to be a book but apparently a publisher has proved elusive. The tales range from Burma to Iran and from Ghana to Panama.


For a touch of nostalgia and for a feeling of the adventure these BOAC activitists felt about being in the airline business back in the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s, take a look.

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