Re: Trans-Atlantic Caravelles

Date:         09 Aug 97 02:28:29 
From:         k_ish <>
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Stuart Feigin wrote:
> wrote:
> > An earlier reply to my posting quoted an "Airliners" magazine article
> > which mentioned that Sterling did, in fact, fly a CPH-KEF-YQX-OMA-SFO
> > (whew)service in 1970. It did not say how long this service lasted.
> > Sterling was no stranger to long, multi-stop charters with Caravelles
> > during this time period. Their crash in Dubai in 1972 was of a
> > Colombo (Sri Lanka) to CPH flight. That's (roughly) about as far
> > as from CPH to SFO, but with less overwater flying. Either way, that's
> > a long haul on a Caravelle, cheap charter fare notwithstanding.

Around 1975-1980 (IIRC) a short-lived airline flew Caravelle(s) out of
LAX.  Does anyone recall more details?

Ken Ishiguro