Air Travel: Then Vs. Now

Before people were doing this: #upintheair.

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2. Airport security

Then: Passing through a metal detector in 1972.

Now: The feeling of dirty linoleum on your bare feet as you wait for someone to see an X-ray picture of your naked body.

3. Airport lounges

Then: Passengers waiting for cross-channel flights operated by Britain's Silver City Airways in 1956.

Now: Airports where everything looks the same. You could be anywhere.