First Flight

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Crossing Borders. Connecting Cultures.

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The first Asian airline to cross the Pacific, the first Asian airline to bring US service men home from the war, and the first airline to introduce fully-flat-bed seats in one aircraft. – We’re proud of these firsts and look forward to many more achievements with you.

In the summer of 1946, I was a 19-year-old “washed out” Army Air Force aviation cadet serving in the “Army of Occupation” in Germany. With the desire to fly still very present in my mind.

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The year was 1961. We are 75 & 77 yrs old today and still remember that experience.

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At 22 years old, I was taking my first solo international journey from Little Rock, Arkansas to Spain.

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