On May 15, 1969, Finnair inaugurated service to New York with the DC-8, and in honor of the 40th anniversary, here are a few interesting pictures from the time period (courtesy the Finnair AV Department - click to enlarge).
Finnair uniforms, newly designed in 1969.
Finnair pilots in front of a DC-8.
The Finnair 'space suit'.
The interior of Finnair's Manhattan office.
Flight attendants in yet another uniform design, at the door of a DC-8
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