This Was The Golden Age Of Air Travel

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Travelers in the '60s and '70s didn't care about being stranded on a runway for eight hours. More time just meant more boozin' n' flirtin' with miniskirt-clad stewardesses. This gallery, courtesy of, show us what we've...lost?


Click through the photos below to see what travel was like in the days before the Transportation Safety Administration, carry-on bag fees, and potentially deadly unpronounceable volcanoes. (If you'd like to view the gallery on a single page, click here.)



Jonathan Harper

I get so envious when I see old movies with people sitting on airplanes that look like swanky jazz lounges with big spacious seats and tables and cute waitresses and everyone is smoking a cigarette.

I wanna' do that!