First Transatlantic Airmail Flight

In 1939 the first regular transatlantic flight delivering airmail stopped in Shediac Bay on its way from New York to Europe.

In June, 1939, the first regular transatlantic airmail flight departs from Shediac, landing at Foynes (Ireland). Pan American Airlines operated this airmail service using the new Boeing 314 flying boat aircraft.

Michael O. Nowlan
c. 1939
Shediac, New Brunswick, CANADA
Southampton, UNITED KINGDOM
New York, UNITED STATES
© 2008, Michael O. Nowlan Collection. All Rights Reserved.


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