British Overseas Airways Corporation

BOAC

British state airline from 1939 until 1946 and the long-haul British airline from 1946. The company started life with a merger between Imperial Airways Ltd and British Airways Ltd. Following a 1971 Act of Parliament, BOAC was merged in 1974 with British European Airways Corporation (BEA) to form British Airways.

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Date: 1960 - 1967 By: Brake, Brian, 1927-1988; British Overseas Airways Corporation Ref: Eph-D-TOURISM-1960s-02 Description: Poster advertising BOAC flights to New Zealand shows a photograph by Brian Brake of the hot steamy pools at Waimangu, with sunlight reflecting of the water i...
Johansen, Hugh Bermarr, 1919-2006: Hop over to Australia; four air routes fly TEAL, New Zealand's international airline, in association with Qantas and BOAC /Johansen [1950s?]
Date: 1950 - 1955 By: Johansen, Hugh Bermarr, 1919-2006; Tasman Empire Airways Ltd Ref: Eph-E-AVIATION-TEAL-1950s-19 Description: Poster promoting TEAL airlines, shows an arrangement of geometrically stylised leaping diagonally from top left across the orange poster surface. They are st...
BOAC Short seaplane Corinthian delivering mail at Cairo, Egypt, during World War II
Date: 1941 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: DA-01421-F Description: British Overseas Airways Corporation, Short seaplane `Corinthian' delivering mail at Cairo, Egypt, during World War II. Taken by an unidentified photographer...
British Overseas Airways Corporation and Tasman Empire Airways Limited employees including (from fourth left) Mr Banker, Sir Leonard Isitt (chairman TEAL), Sir Miles Thomas (chairman BOAC), and Mr Barrow, at Auckland flying boat base, with Short Solent flying boat RMA Ararangi (ZK-AMM) in background
Date: 16 Feb 1950 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-23937-F Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative, 1/2 plate
Group behind hedge watching British Overseas Airways Corporation aircraft G-ALHP being readied, Kai Tak airport, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Date: 15 Oct 1949 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-22495-F Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative, 1/2 plate
British Overseas Airways Corporation employees Mr Barrow and Mr Banker (left to right) smoking at Auckland flying boat base, also including Chairman of Tasman Empire Airways Sir Leonard Issit on far right
Date: 16 Feb 1950 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-23945-F Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative, ¼ plate
BOAC Hobart G-AGJL, a Short Hythe flying boat, leaving Mechanics Bay, Auckland, includes a directional sign, reading from top downwards "To Sydney 1342 Miles, To Singapore 6018 Miles, To Calcutta 8030 Miles, To Hong Kong 8167 Miles, To Alexandria 11980 Miles, To Durban 15548 Miles, To London 14271 Miles, By Empire Flying Boat"
Date: Mar 1946 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-01874-G Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Glass negative, 3.25 x 4.25 inches
Date: 30 Sep 1946 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-03850-G Description: Copy negative taken by Whites Aviation. Photographer of original unidentified. Quantity: 1 b&w copy negative(s). Physical Description: Glass negative, 3.25...
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Date: [ca 1960-1979] From: Stephenson&Turner NZ Ltd :Photographs relating to New Zealand architectural projects Ref: PAColl-9842-40 Description: Buildings by Stephenson and Turner include - Photographs from an album showing buildings designed in New Zealand and Australia in the 1960s. These include -...
Date: 1 October 1947 From: Bridle, Marcus, 1970-: Photographs of New Zealand aircraft and related subjects Ref: 1/4-128435-F Description: Shows Hythe class Short S25 Sunderland (G-AGHX) in which Lord Addison travelled to New Zealand. Title transcribed from item enclosure. Quantity: 1 b&w orig...
Date: 1 October 1947 From: Bridle, Marcus, 1970-: Photographs of New Zealand aircraft and related subjects Ref: 1/4-128433-F Description: Shows Hythe class Short S25 Sunderland (G-AGHX) in which Lord Addison travelled to New Zealand. Title transcribed from item enclosure. Quantity: 1 b&w orig...
Date: 1 October 1947 From: Bridle, Marcus, 1970-: Photographs of New Zealand aircraft and related subjects Ref: 1/4-128431-F Description: Shows Hythe class Short S25 Sunderland (G-AGHX) in which Lord Addison travelled to New Zealand. Title transcribed from item enclosure. Quantity: 1 b&w orig...
Date: 1 October 1947 From: Bridle, Marcus, 1970-: Photographs of New Zealand aircraft and related subjects Ref: 1/4-128432-F Description: Shows Hythe class Short S25 Sunderland (G-AGHX) in which Lord Addison travelled to New Zealand. Title transcribed from item enclosure. Quantity: 1 b&w orig...
Date: 1 October 1947 From: Bridle, Marcus, 1970-: Photographs of New Zealand aircraft and related subjects Ref: 1/4-128434-F Description: Shows Hythe class Short S25 Sunderland (G-AGHX) in which Lord Addison travelled to New Zealand. Title transcribed from item enclosure. Quantity: 1 b&w orig...
Date: 1 October 1947 From: Bridle, Marcus, 1970-: Photographs of New Zealand aircraft and related subjects Ref: 1/4-128430-F Description: Shows Hythe class Short S25 Sunderland (G-AGHX) in which Lord Addison travelled to New Zealand. Title transcribed from item enclosure. Quantity: 1 b&w orig...
Date: 1955-1983 By: Scott, Malcolm George, 1925- Ref: MSZ-1754 Description: Scrapbook of travel related material, including ephemera, typescripts, photographs, correspondence, relating to "familiarisation travel" undertaken by Malcol...
Date: 1928-1929, 1941-1948 From: New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives By: Dudgeon, Ellis, 1905-1979; Hildreth, F H, active 1947; Roberts, Jack Debnam Stewart, 1891-1980 Ref: PAColl-0785-1-161 Description: Photographs published in NZ Free Lance, 1928 and 1940s. Also miscellaneous manuscript material relating to army recruits at Papakura Military Camp, schedule ...
Date: 1947 From: Sutch, William Ball (Dr), 1907-1975 : Papers Ref: 2002-012-50/14 Description: Account by Sutch of his travel back to New Zealand after being repatriated by UNRRA. Describes travel by flying boat, his fellow passengers and his impressio...
Date: 1940-1944 By: Crump, Douglas Ronald, 1919-1944; Crump, William, active 1950s; Crump, Douglas, active 2000 Ref: PA1-q-764 Description: Photographs taken and collected by 2nd Lieutenant Douglas Ronald Crump prior to his death at La Luna, Italy, 7 August 1944. Album comprises: Photographs of ...
Display window advertising - Fly B.O.A.C (British Overseas Airways Corporation), Henderson and Macfarlane window [Building?], [Auckland?]
Date: 4 Sep 1950 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-25778-F Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative, 1/2 plate
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