@SFOMuseum Instagram Posts tagged #united

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.

Among the early photos of SFO is this picture of United Air Lines' modest ticket counter in the airport's original administrative building... #FlyingTheMainLine #ThrowbackThursday #TheMainLine #avgeek #united #aviationhistory #unitedairlines #aviationgeek #aviation #sfohistory

This image was posted on November 30, 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.