‘The Aeroplane’ was invited to sample ‘Silver Wing’, a new BEA luxury service to Paris, and in its May 9, 1952 issue gave its impressions as well as that of the Elizabethan aircraft utilised
AMBASSADOR TO ELIZABETHAN
ON JUNE 9, British European Airways is to introduce a special lunch-time service to and from Paris, using its Elizabethans and, at the same time, re-introducing the "Silver Wing” slogan which in point of fact was first used by Imperial Airways for a similar, but less luxurious. service in the late 'twenties.
By way of introduction, and with a natural wish to obtain a little prior publicity for this new service, B.E.A. last week tried it out on press and other passengers. And among these "others", interestingly enough, was Capt. G. P. Olley, who commanded Argosy G-EBLF, "City of Glasgow", on the first Imperial Airways "Silver Wing" service in April, 1927.