The Triple Alliance - the Predecessors of the first British Airways, by Neville Doyle
Three airline companies, Hillman's Airways Ltd, Spartan Air Lines Ltd and United Airways Ltd, amalgamated on 1st October 1935 to form a new company, British Airways Ltd. This book tells the story of these airlines and the other operators involved through mergers and take-overs along the way. Their successes and failures, the services operated, the cast of characters and the aircraft used are all described up to the merger with Imperial Airways and the outbreak of World War Two.
Fully illustrated with contemporary photos, maps, timetables and advertising material including an 8-page collection of airline poster and timetable artwork.
Hardback. A4. 128 pps