Bob O’Brien reviews the career of the HS 748 with a well-known British airline.


Skyways’ HS 748s appeared for a brief time with dual titles on the fuselage after the Dan-Air takeover. A scheduled service from London Gatwick by G-AZSU is on the ground at Bern.
All photographs, Bob O’Brien collection, unless stated

Dan-Air London was one of the UK’s most respected independent airlines until its demise and eventual sale to British Airways in November 1992. The carrier’s proud history dated to 1953, when London shipbrokers Davies and Newman diversified and moved into aviation.

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