Category Archives: Airline

Imperial Airways Empire Flying Boat Services 1936-1939

An A4 softback, 175pp, consisting of 344 reports from the Southampton ‘Southern Daily Echo’ between 1936-39 in presented in chronological order, 17 maps of the Empire airmail routes, and four separate checklists for the Imperial Airways Africa service, the Imperial Airways India/Australia service, the Imperial Airways Trans-Atlantic service and the Pan American Trans-Atlantic service. Southampton… Read More

Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939

by Peter Wingent | 2nd printing 2015, Airmail Collector, ISBN 0 9518598 0 3

Subject: Flight details, identified by the official IA service numbers, of every service between the UK and Africa from 1931 to 1939. Content:  includes every timetable in operation during the period, maps detailing every change of route, charts, timetables, crashes, interruptions and delays, connecting flights, name of aircraft, year calendar and miscellaneous notes.  Contains  some 20,000 facts covering nearly… Read More

Deutsche Lufthansa, South Atlantic Airmail Service 1934-1939.

by James W. Graue and John Duggan | Zeppelin Study Group, ISBN 0 951411454 2007

Subject:The German South Atlantic Airmail Service 1934-1939 by James W. Graue & John Duggan, Europe to South America and South America to Europe. Content: Details and listings of some 500 Deutsche Lufthansa and Zeppelin flights including dates and times of arrival and departure from/at original, final and intermediate destinations. Also flight number, name of plane and duration… Read More

British South American Airways 1946 – 1949

by Richard Beith | Published by author, Chester, England. 2004

Subject: A source book for Aerophilatelists including attempts to start a British South Atlantic Airmail service, a list of the BSAA fleet, BSAA etiquettes & ephemera, instructional hand stamps, postal rates and reproductions of the airline’s timetables. Content: All aspects of BSSA, including air mail routes between the British Isles and South America during World War II,… Read More

Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways Eastern Route, Vol. 1, 1927 to 1937

by Peter Wingent | 2nd printing 2015, Airmail Collector, ISBN 951859 6 2

Subject: Flight details, identified by the official IA service numbers, of every service between the UK and India and Australia. from 1927 to 1937 covering more than 1260 mail carrying flights to and from India and beyond from the establishment of the Karachi connection by surface to the Basra-Cairo airmail in 1927, up to February 1937… Read More

Air Crash Mail Of Imperial Airways & Predecessor Airlines

by Kendall C. Sanford. | The Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund 2003

Subject: All known crashes, interruptions and forced landings of Imperial Airways and its predecessor airlines. Content:The book has a photo or illustration of nearly every Imperial Airways and predecessors’ aircraft that crashed or had a forced landing including 100 additional crashes and forced landings, and 46 additional cachet varieties, not previously recorded by philatelic books and publications…. Read More