National Geographic : 1959 Nov
Tourists call it... (andso wil you!) "The world's most comfortable jetliner!" Thousands of travelers have now flown in the Douglas DC-8, delighting in the many new features designed for their com fort. To quote a few accolades: "You can really relax in those special seats!" "Just love that luxurious tourist lounge." "Even the rest rooms have new conveniences!" You'll find so many unusual features on board the DC-8. Over-the-shoulder lighting. Big sky-view windows. Individual tables. And although the DC-8 cruises at almost 600 miles an hour, every flying minute is dedicated to your comfort! On every DC-8 journey you'll enjoy that long-famous fea ture of all Douglas aircraft-peace of mind. One flight and you'll agree-"It's the world's most comfortable jetliner!" More airlines have chosen the DC-8 than any other jetliner: ALITALIA-LINEE AEREE ITALIANE * DELTA AIR LINES * EASTERN AIR LINES * JAPAN AIR LINES * KLM ROYAL DUTCH AIRLINES * NATIONAL AIRLINES * NORTHWEST ORIENT AIRLINES * OLYMPIC AIRWAYS * PANAGRA PANAIR DO BRASIL * PAN AMERICAN WORLD AIRWAYS * SAS-SCANDINAVIAN AIRLINES SYSTEM * SWISSAIR TRANS-CANADA AIR LINES * TRANSPORTS AERIENS INTERCONTINENTAUX * UNION AEROMARITIME DE TRANSPORT UNITED AIR LINES A wonderful sense of peace surrounds you on the DC-8 Jetliner!