|Bond lands at Nice, Côte d'azur|
|original picture website |
A similar DC-10 that featured in the film
Sadly, a number of setbacks during the 70's and 80's led to financial difficulties and in December 1987 British Caledonian was taken over by British Airways. They ceased operations in 1988.
|Photo from ba.com - history and heritage 1980-1989|
British Caledonian was the first British airline to introduce the DC-10 and had one of the largest DC-10 fleets in Europe. It was introduced with BCal in March 1977 and operated until they ceased operations in 1988.
The British Caledonian TV adverts are a fantastic piece of commercial history that should be watched!