It was the airline that flew the Texas state flag proudly on its livery.
Texas International Airlines, which was merged into Continental Airlines in 1982, had several jets parked at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport in this photo taken in March, 1981.
There’s no caption for the photo which accompanied a weekend story called, “High Times at D/FW,” describing all the fun things you could do at the airport.
“You can still put a quarter in the Airtrans people mover and ride circles around the airport, but now there’s much more there, ranging from ‘the works’ at Paul Thorpe’s Spa and Pool for $5 to $7, to a night with all the trimmings in the Townhouse Suite for a cool $1,090,” the article proclaims.
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