Indian Airlines 1953-2007

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A Flight information leaflet, given to the passengers when mid-air.

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1960

Indian Airlines First Flight from Bombay to Goa
​19 January 1962

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Goa to Bombay
​20 January 1962

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1964

On 1st February 1964 Indian Airlines inaugurated by linking Bombay, Delhi, Calcutta and Madras Using Caravelle Jet for the first time.

Indian Airlines First Flight from New Delhi to Bombay
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Bombay to New Delhi
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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Indian Airlines First Flight from New Delhi to Madras
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Madras to New Delhi
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Calcutta to New Delhi
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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Indian Airlines First Flight from New Delhi to Calcutta
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Bombay to Madras
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Madras to Bombay
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Calcutta to Bombay
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Bombay to Calcutta
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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A very long envelope used as a FFC from Bombay to Calcutta

Some other types of Caravelle covers

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1964

On 1st February 1964 Indian Airlines inaugurated by linking Bombay, Delhi, Calcutta and Madras Using Caravelle Jet for the first time.

Indian Airlines First Flight from Delhi to Bombay- Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Bombay to Delhi - Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Calcutta to Bombay- Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Bombay to Calcutta - Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Madras to Bombay- Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Bombay to Madras - Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Calcutta to NewDelhi - Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Delhi to Calcutta- Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Madras to New Delhi- Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Delhi to Madras- Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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1966

On 1st April 1965 Indian Airlines inaugurated by linking Bangalore  to Bombay, Delhi, Calcutta and Madras Using Caravelle Jet.

Indian Airlines First Flight from Madras to Bangalore- Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1st April 1965

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Bangalore to Madras - Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1st April
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Indian Airlines First Flight from Bangalore to Delhi- Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Delhi to Bangalore - Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1st April 1965

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Bangalore to Bombay- Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1st April
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Indian Airlines First Flight from Bombay to Bangalore- Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1 February 1964

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On 1st January 1966 Indian Airlines inaugurated by linking Hyderabad  to Bombay, Delhi, Calcutta and Madras Using Caravelle Jet.

Indian Airlines First Flight from Madras to Calcutta- Small and Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1 January 1966

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Calcutta to Madras - Small and Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1 January 1966

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Madras to Hyderabad - Small and Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1 January 1966

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Hyderabad to Madras- Small Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1 January 1966

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Delhi to Hyderabad - Small and Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1 January 1966

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Hyderabad to Delhi - Small and Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1 January 1966

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Bombay to Hyderabad - Long Envelope
Caravelle Jet
1 January 1966

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Indian Airlines First Flight to and from Kathmandu to and from Delhi, Calcutta
F - 27 Fokker Friendship
15 July 1966

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1971

Indian Airlines First Flight Calcutta to Dacca,Bangladesh
Dakota DC-3
26 December 1971

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Indian Airlines First Flight Dacca,Bangladesh to Calcutta
Dakota DC-3
28 December 1971

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1972

Indian Airlines First Flight Calcutta to Dacca,Bangladesh
Boeing 737

15 January 1972

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Indian Airlines First Flight Dacca,Bangladesh to Calcutta
Boeing 737
16 January 1972

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Indian Airlines
50th year of Dum Dum Airport, Calcutta
7 December, 1974

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1975

Indian Airlines - Reintroduction of Night Airmail Bombay - Madras
1 April 1975

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Indian Airlines - Reintroduction of Night Airmail Madras - Bombay
1 April 1975

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1976

Indian Airlines First Flight from Bombay to Delhi
Boeing 737-200 ,1 November 1975
Jaipur - Delhi Stage, Jaipur - Aurangabad Stage, 
Calcutta to Agartala, Agartala to Calcutta, Boeing 737-200, 4 December 1975

Mangalore to Madras, Madras to Mangalore HS 748, 7 January 1976
​Bangalore - Madras Stage, Madras - Bangalore Stage
Madras to Male, , HS 748, 2 February 1976
Indian Airlines Proving Flight from Delhi to Bombay, Bombay to Madras, Friendship 28, 11 March 1976
Madras to Port Blair, Friendship 28, 12 March 1976
Calcutta to Agartala, Friendship 28, 13 March 1976
Calcutta to Silchar, Silchar to Calcutta, Friendship 28, 13 March 1976, ​Via Agartala
Agartala to Silchar, Calcutta to Kathmandu, Kathmandu to Delhi , Friendship 28, 13 March 1976
Delhi to Srinagar, Friendship 28, 14 March 1976 
Bombay to Cochin, Cochin to Madras, BAC 1/11 475, 1 July 1976
Calcutta to Agartala, Agartala to Sichar, Calcutta to Kathmandu, BAC 1/11 475, 3 July 1976
Srinagar to Jammu, BAC 1/11 475, 4 July 1976
Lahore - Delhi, 21 July 1976
Bombay - Karachi, 25 July 1976


 

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1976

Indian Airlines First Flight from Bombay to Delhi
Airbus A - 300
1 December 1976

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Delhi to Bombay
Airbus A - 300
1 December 1976

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Calcutta to Bombay
Airbus A - 300
1 December 1976

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Bombay to Calcutta
Airbus A - 300
1 December 1976

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Bangalore addressed to Hong Kong
Airbus A - 300
1 December 1976

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Indian Airlines First Flight Bombay to Madras,  Madras to Bombay
Airbus A - 300
​20 December 1976

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1977

Indian Airlines First Flight from Delhi to Calcutta
Airbus A - 300
​14 January 1977

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Calcutta to Delhi
Airbus A - 300
​14 January 1977

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Bangalore to Bombay
Airbus A - 300
​14 January 1977

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Bombay to Bangalore
Airbus A - 300
​14 January 1977

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Bangalore to Bombay
Airbus A - 300
​14 January 1977

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Indian Airlines First Flight from
Port Blair to Calcutta 2 August 1977
Bombay to Mangalore ​19 December 1977
Mangalore to Bombay ​20 December 1977
Bombay to Bhavnagar 21 December 1977
Calcutta to Jorhat 21 December 1977
Calcutta to Dibrugarh 21 December 1977
Jorhat to Dibrugarh 21 December 1977
Dibrugarh to Calcutta 21 December 1977

 

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1978

Indian Airlines First Flight from Bhavnagar to Bombay
2 January 1978

 

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Special Service IVA, 79
24 July 1978

Indian Airlines First Flight Airbus A-300 from Lemwerder to Bombay
​VFW - Fokker
7 August 1978

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Indian Airlines First Flight Airbus A-300 to Lemwerder from Bombay
​VFW - Fokker
8 August 1978

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1979

Indian Airlines First Flight from Srinagar Leh Srinagar
Boeing 737
​14 January 1979

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Indian Airlines First Flight Hyderabad to Bangalore
Airbus A - 300
15 April 1979

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Indian Airlines First Flight Bangalore to Hyderabad
Airbus A - 300
15 April 1979

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Indian Airlines First Flight Hyderabad to New Delhi
Airbus A - 300
15 April 1979

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Indian Airlines First Flight New Delhi to Hyderabad 
Airbus A - 300
15 April 1979

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Indian Airlines First Flight New Delhi to Bangalore 
Airbus A - 300
15 April 1979

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Indian Airlines First Flight Bangalore to New Delhi 
Airbus A - 300
15 April 1979

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Indian Airlines First Flight from Trivandrum to Male
Boeing 737
7 May 1979

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Some Indian Airlines Postcards shown below.

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