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Arrival.


From Aerostories....

On February 6 1946, a TWA Constellation that had originated in New York, with intermediate stops in Gander (New Foundland), and Shannon (Ireland), landed in Paris, after a flight of less than 20 hours. It was the first commercial Atlantic flight. That same evening, the airplane returned to New York. This flight had open the era of regularly scheduled transatlantic flights. Little by little, the "rich and famous" clientele would abandon the ocean liners for this new mean of intercontinental transportation, which was in harmony with their idea of modern luxury. Most certainly, the gracious line of the Constellation had something to do with it.



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