The Golden Age of Flight Attendants

A new book documents the evolution of stewardesses from registered nurses to starlets in the sky

In 1938, TWA stewardesses were honored for each having completed a quarter-million miles or more of flying. (Delta Air Transport Heritage Museum)

TWA

(Delta Air Transport Heritage Museum)

A 1939 TWA timetable advertised the airline’s coast-to-coast air service.

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