beginning of commercial aviation in the 1930's, many airlines have come
and gone. Some here today may be gone tomorrow.
This is a two-sided
Zippo commemorating American
Discovery Flight for American
Overseas Airlines, Flagship
Europe, ESSO Europe-US September
belonging to Joe Ryle.
American Overseas Airlines with American Airlines and ESSO
with wings logo.
System or SAS traces its history back to
a merger in 1946 of Swedish
ABA and SLA - Svensk Intercontinental
Lufttraffik , Norway's
carrier DNL - Det Norske Luftfartselskap and the Danish carrier DDL -
Danske Luftfartselskap AB to cover overseas routes for
1956 Zippo with 1946
Scandinavian Airlines Zippo logo attached.
American Airlines was
1956 Zippo with TWA
Trans Wordl Airways logo. TWA was founded in
1953 two-sided Zippo
advertising TWA's Lockheed Super G Constellation.
1951 Zippo, Paul Reeder
United Airlines attached badge.
1951 Zippo commemorating
United Airlines 25th
Airlines, Winner Cargo Contest 1953 San Francisco on
1953 Zippo for
Colonial Airlines 25 Year Silver Anniversary of Safety "Over
25 Years of Safety - Safety Is No Accident". The airline
began in 1926 and was merged into Eastern Airlines in 1956.