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Courtesy Callisto Publishers GmbH

Courtesy Callisto Publishers GmbH

 

A new large-format art book, Airline Visual Identity 1945 – 1975, out now from Callisto Publishing, chronicles the so-called “Golden Age of Travel,” with gorgeous, full-page advertisements from giants in the sky like TWA, Air France, and yes, even the real American Airlines.

These vintage posters, many of which illustrate the awe and optimism that shaped the design of the Jet Age, showcase an era when flying was one of the most glamorous things you could do, when passengers dressed to impress and legroom, well, actually existed. (READ MORE)

Excerpted from Travel+Leisure

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Courtesy Callisto Publishers GmbH

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Courtesy Callisto Publishers GmbH

 

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