This book provides the first comprehensive history of the world airline industry from the early 1960s to the present day. It begins with the advent of jet airliners, covers the 'second' jet age of wide-bodied aircraft such as the Boeing 747 and DC-10, and closes with the introduction of the 'third' jet age, which begins with the double-decked giant Airbus A380. This reference volume is the ultimate resource for information on modern air transport.

Airlines of the Jet Age: A History 2011, Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780978846084