SKYWAYS COACH AIR

IATA: - ICAO: SCA FOUNDED: 1956 CEASED OPERATIONS: 1971

HISTORY: SKYWAYS COACH AIR LIMITED launched the first commercial coach-air operation in late-September 1955, involving a coach trip from Central London to Lympne, a cross-Channel LympneóBeauvais air sector and another coach journey from Beauvais to the centre of Paris. In 1958, Skyways Coach-Air Ltd was formed as a dedicated low-fare coach-air-coach subsidiary of Skyways Ltd. Skyways Coach-Air, which had remained a separate entity following the sale of sister airline Skyways Ltd to Euravia, got into financial difficulties in 1970. This resulted in a management buyout and the following year's formation of a new company trading as Skyways International to succeed the defunct Skyways Coach-Air. Skyways International was taken over by Dan-Air in 1972.

 

SKYWAYS COACH AIR (1956-1971) -> SKYWAYS INTERNATIONAL (1971-1972) |=> DANAIR (1953-1992) |=> BRITISH AIRWAYS (1974-TODAY)

 

 

12/5/1967 (From London to Paris)

 

 

7/7/1967 (From London to Beauvais to London)

 

 

 

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