Two superb new books celebrate the era of colorful airline tickets which had pages and pages of coupons for each sector.
Paper flight tickets have existed for almost one hundred years. In 2008, they became history and the new books – Tickets Please and More Tickets Please – pay homage to their glory.
Since scheduled flying started, paper tickets were the norm – until, in 2008, E-tickets replaced them worldwide. Their history began already in 1910, at Deutsche Luftschifffahrts-Aktiengesellschaft DELAG, the German operator of Zeppelins, issuing multi-page air tickets to airship passengers.
Flying was something rather special, so the fledgling aviation industry didn’t read more ⇒