13 Sexist Vintage Airline Ads – “Someone May Get A Wife” & Foreign Accent Flights

“Everyone gets warmth, friendliness and extra care. And someone may get a wife”, yep that’s the copy from a 1967 United Airlines ad!  How about this one from TWA: Now when you fly one of our new “Foreign Accent” flights you’ll experience four hostesses styles to match: Italian (see toga), French (see gold mini), Olde English (see wench). And Manhattan Penthouse (see hostess pajamas – after all, hostesses should look like hostesses, right?).

The ads are clearly from a very different time (Mad Men), but they are quite interesting to take a look at via this Vox article. Thanks to Lynn over there for sharing. Ads from Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, JAL, TWA, and United are included. Check them all out here.

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