"Flying the Main Line: A History of United Airlines" opens tomorrow, post-security, in Terminal 3. https://t.co/l3SGXBPfhd
This tweet was posted on June 30, 2017.
#KeliyAndersonStaley has been photographing individuals across the United States using the tintype process, a nineteenth century photographic process that was commonly used in portraiture through the 1930s.
This tweet was posted on September 01, 2019.
#OnThisDay in 1971, the first of this type of aircraft service started at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Flown by United, this aircraft was the first three-engine, or tri-jet, wide-body airliner to arrive at SFO. Can you guess what this aircraft is? #avgeek
This tweet was posted on August 14, 2018.
#Onthisday in 1920, Hollywood costume designer and Academy Award winner, William Travilla, was born in Los Angeles, California. Well known for dressing Marilyn Monroe, Travilla created this synthetic blend, summer seasonal ensemble for #United in a new color named Blue Frost.
This tweet was posted on March 22, 2022.
#Onthisday in 1926, Walter T. Varney, a flight school and air taxi operator, launched his air mail service. In 1930, his company, Varney Air Lines, was acquired by United Aircraft and Transport Corporation, which is now @united. #avgeek
This tweet was posted on April 06, 2019.
#Onthisday in 1935, Amelia Earhart departed from Honolulu, HI bound for Oakland, CA. With this historic flight, she became the first person to fly solo to the United States mainland from Hawai’i. #AvGeek
This tweet was posted on January 11, 2022.
#Onthisday in 1959, @united & @Delta introduced the Douglas DC-8. Delta’s first DC-8 flight departed from New York Idlewild (later JFK) to Atlanta at 09:20AM. United’s first DC-8 flight departed from @flySFO to NYC 2 hrs & 10 min later. Have you ever flown on a DC-8? #avgeek
This tweet was posted on September 18, 2019.
#Onthisday in 2017, United Airlines’ last scheduled Boeing 747 flight departed from @flySFO. Recreating the journey of the first United 747 flight from SFO to Honolulu in 1970, the airline threw a farewell party in Terminal 3 of SFO. #AvGeek
This tweet was posted on November 07, 2019.
.@United's 1968 uniform, designed by Hollywood costumer Jean Louis was offered in 4 color combinations: Hawaiian Sunset or Maliblue with a Miami Sands stripe, or in the optional ivory-colored Miami Sands with an orange Hawaiian Sunset or dark blue Maliblue stripe. #FlightPatterns
This tweet was posted on July 16, 2021.
15 all-cargo DC-8-54AF aircraft were built for United with much of the fuselage constructed as windowless. #avgeek
This tweet was posted on February 04, 2016.
@Maxjb Great question! The United Air Line Mainliner aircraft hanging from the ceiling at the Aviation Museum and Library is indeed a Douglas DC-3! Thanks for asking! https://t.co/4ds2HiV2QQ
This tweet was posted on February 05, 2020.
@alexandrablech "Flying #theMainLine: A History of #United Airlines", is on display, post-security, in Terminal 3 until March 2018. https://t.co/l3SGXC6Q8L
This tweet was posted on July 12, 2017.