@SFOMuseum Instagram Posts tagged #TheMainLine

In the early 1970s, United Airlines commissioned aviation artist Nixon Galloway of Manhattan Beach, California, to create a series of watercolor paintings depicting each aircraft flown by the airline and its subsidiaries from the beginning of the company’s history... #themainline #united #avgeek #avationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #avgeeks #watercolor #1970s

This image was posted on December 11, 2017.

In 1946, the Civil Aeronautics Board granted United Air Lines the transpacific route to Hawai'i, and in 1947, the airline inaugurated passenger service... #avgeek #united #aviationhistory #flyingthemainline #themainline #unitedairlines #aviationgeek #aviation #aviationlovers #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #instaplane #flying #plane #flight #avgeeks #aviation4u #aviationdaily

This image was posted on November 20, 2017.

Foreseeing a great potential market by the mid-1950s, the Airline Textile Manufacturing Company of Des Moines, Iowa, (also known as Airtex) began to produce licensed, United-branded bags in large numbers... #avgeek #united #aviationhistory #flyingthemainline #themainline #unitedairlines #aviationgeek #aviation #flightbag #travelfashion

This image was posted on October 25, 2017.

United Air Lines introduced the company’s first passenger recognition program in 1939... #avgeek #united #aviationhistory #flyingthemainline #themainline #unitedairlines #aviationgeek #aviation #frequentflyer #100000mileclub #1965

This image was posted on October 07, 2017.

United Air Lines introduced hot meal service on Douglas DST (Douglas Sleeper Transport) and DC-3 flights in the late 1930s... #avgeek #united #aviationhistory #flyingthemainline #themainline #unitedairlines #aviationgeek #aviation #douglasaircraft #douglasDST #plastic #Nestrite #Ceramic #china #dishes #artdeco #flatware #history #foodhistory

This image was posted on August 28, 2017.

United Air Lines introduced hot meal service on Douglas DST (Douglas Sleeper Transport) and DC-3 flights in the late 1930s... #avgeek #united #aviationhistory #flyingthemainline #themainline #unitedairlines #aviationgeek #aviation #douglasaircraft #douglasDST #plastic #Nestrite #Ceramic #china #dishes #artdeco #flatware #history #foodhistory

This image was posted on August 28, 2017.

United Air Lines introduced hot meal service on Douglas DST (Douglas Sleeper Transport) and DC-3 flights in the late 1930s... #avgeek #united #aviationhistory #flyingthemainline #themainline #unitedairlines #aviationgeek #aviation #douglasaircraft #douglasDST #plastic #Nestrite #Ceramic #china #dishes #artdeco #flatware #history #foodhistory

This image was posted on August 28, 2017.

United’s maintenance base was relocated from Cheyenne, Wyoming, and set up for full-time operation at San Francisco International Airport in 1947... #flyingthemainline #themainline #ThrowbackThursday #SFOHistory #SFHistory #TBT #unitedairlines #united #avgeek #aviationgeek #maintenencebase #maintenance #aviation #aviationhistory

This image was posted on August 17, 2017.