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Old 26th May 2021, 17:42
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Sotonsean
 
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Originally Posted by SWBKCB View Post
Not early 80's - long gone by then. Was a regular in MAN as well as LGW in the early 70's. Also, American Flyers?

EAS and Bellair of France

American Flyers Boeing 727-35C N2826 at London Gatwick Airport on the the 30 August 1969. American Flyers operated two Boeing 727-100's up until 1971 and made history by being the first airframes of the 727 type to operate transatlantic flights from mainland USA to London Gatwick and Manchester and Frankfurt, Germany. American Flyers was taken over by Universal Airlines on the 25 May 1971. Universal Airlines was taken over by Saturn Airways in 1972. Saturn Airways was taken over by TIA in 1976.

American Flyers two Boeing 727-35C aircraft had ceased operating transatlantic flights in 1971.

Wardair's single Boeing 727-11 aircraft had ceased operating transatlantic flights in 1973 after it was withdrawn from the airline's service.
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