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  • British Overseas Airways Corporation


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  • The new management, drawn largely from a wealth of experience in BOAC and BEA and complemented by a few businessmen and industrialists from outside companies, developed communications with staff to an unprecedented level.

    Aviation in the Next Decade

  • Since they are a success in their British homeland - he phones a contact in the DC offices of the British national airline (then named "BOAC" - now named "BA".)

    Martin Lewis: Tweet The Beatles! How Walter Cronkite Sent The Beatles Viral... in 1963!

  • When BOAC merged with BEA to form British Airways in 1974, Michael stayed on with the new airline.

    William and Kate

  • ‡‡William Welsh 1891–1962 was to resign his commission and join BOAC, the British commercial airline, at the end of 1944.


  • The plane fare to London is the same whether you fly Pan Am, TWA, BOAC.

    From Those Wonderful Folks Who Gave You Pearl Harbor

  • Throughout the 60s, Robin was also working on the interior design of aircraft for BOAC.

    Robin Day obituary

  • The next day, Thursday, all twenty-one Arab passengers and one Indian citizen aboard the BOAC plane were released.

    Crossing Mandelbaum Gate

  • I was unaware that she was on the hijacked BOAC flight.

    Crossing Mandelbaum Gate

  • Louis glanced back in time to see an explosion rip apart the BOAC cockpit, followed by two more explosions in the center and rear of the plane.

    Crossing Mandelbaum Gate

  • BOAC Flight 755 from Bombay had been commandeered shortly after nine thirty that morning just as it was approaching Beirut at an altitude of 30,000 feet.

    Crossing Mandelbaum Gate


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