Throwback Thursday
Air Ecosse aircraft (Photo: Tim Rees - Gallery page, GFDL 1.2,

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Air Ecosse

In June 1977, Scottish carrier Air Ecosse took to the skies on its inaugural flight from Aberdeen to Wick, Scotland. The subsidiary of parent company Fairflight Charters, the airline operated both scheduled passenger flights and mail flights on behalf of Royal Mail. Simply designed, many of its aircraft featured a white body with a basic red stripe running down each side, and referenced itself with slogans such as “Your Friendly Scottish Airline” and “The Businessman’s Wings,” which appeared on various…