I found this really interesting. Flying in 1933 Christmas. World depression going on and this was for the very wealthy.
An article from “FLIGHT” magazine, January 25, 1934
The Christmas Lunch Served on
Imperial Airways’ Flight for Athens
December 25, 1933
Most people on Christmas Day, whether they be in their own homes, travelling, or in whatever state it has pleased Providence to call them, endeavour to celebrate that anniversary by means of something extra special in the way of food and drink.
Imperial Airways always look after their passengers better, perhaps, than any other transport company in the world, and an amusing and effective example of this care is given by the Christmas lunch so carefully arranged for the passengers in Scipio, the fourengined Short flying boat which was to leave Brindisi on the morning of December 25, 1933, for Athens.
The programme did not go…
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