BOAC Argonaut "Amazon", registration G-ALHO. Little boy unknown. <Read more ...>
Here are the details of my father’s flight out to HK in January 1952. I have taken the content straight from his letters.
Journey by Peter Halliwell from London to Hong Kong 3 January 1952, travelling in the BOAC Argonaut Amazon.
Day 1. <Read more ...>
At Kai Tak. Note the BOAC bus in the background which can be seen here and here <Read more ...>
One could still smoke cigarettes and even small cigars - but not pipes! <Read more ...>
Prices were of course duty free but were still fairly expensive for us on lowly airmen's pay. <Read more ...>
Even in Tourist class this was all served on china with metal cutlery. <Read more ...>
In the mid 1950s travel by air was still a new experience for many people. This was especially the case on a long haul flight such as between London and Hong Kong. B.O.A.C. <Read more ...>
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