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TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Dan-Air

In the early history of British aviation, British Airways Overseas Corporation (B.O.A.C.) dominated the landscape. Many independent airlines have tried to challenge the B.O.A.C. dynasty, but most faltered after a few years of operations and failed to make a large impact on B.O.A.C’s dominancy. One of those airlines that tried, and failed, to make an impact to the British aviation market was Dan-Air. Dan-Air focused on charter operations throughout the early portion of its history, but turned to scheduled operations later…