TWA International Air Routes


Mid-1950s souvenir air atlas from TWA.

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This fun little booklet was printed by Trans-World Airlines in 1954 for distribution among passengers as a souvenir on international flights. An index map on the first page shows the entire globe and notes the various routes in operation, connecting airlines, distances between points, and TWA terminals. Major regional destinations are highlighted, and eight subsequent maps by Rand McNally provide details on each.

Accompanying photographs and text provide fascinating contemporary descriptions of the visual cues from take-off to landing. Other contents include diagrams of the TWA airline fleet (primarily composed of Constellations, Super-Constellations, and Skyliners) and information on the high quality of TWA’s pilots and crewmembers.

Map Details

Publication Date: 1954

Author: Trans-World Airlines, Inc.

Sheet Width (in): 5

Sheet Height (in): 9.75

Condition: A

Condition Description: 22 pp. printed atlas, pages folded over once, with stapled binding and original illustrated wraps. Faint soiling visible on the outer covers and light wear in the corners, consistent with age and use. Very good to near fine overall.


1 in stock