Boeing 377 Stratocruiser Staircase; c.1947
A unique feature of the Boeing 377 Stratocruiser was its lower-level lounge and bar, reached via a spiral staircase.
Boeing 747 Spiral Stairs
Boeing connected the upper level of the 747 with the main cabin by a graceful spiral staircase that was based on a similar design from the Boeing 377 Stratocruiser
America by Air
United Airlines Stewardesses, 1960s
Travel Poster for TWA
Illustrated by David Klein
By the 1950s, inexpensive flight insurance was widely available through vending machines at most airports.
United Airlines in flight movie 1960s
"With the advent of large jets, movies became an increasingly popular way to entertain passengers on long-distance flights."
TWA Stewardess school in Kansas City, 1961
Pacific Southwest Airlines (PSA) Electra Jet 1960
Ford with Pan Am, 1960s
Pan Am 1960s
Convair; Metropolitan 440, 1956
Air travel 1960s style
from: Everywoman’s Family Circle
United Airlines Stewardesses, 1963