They may not be the subject of a British Airways ‘retro’ livery, but the colours of Aircraft Transport and Travel fly on, adorning the Shuttleworth Collection’s DH51. The first carrier to operate a scheduled international flight from the UK 100 years ago had a short existence, but a seminal one


Up from Old Warden in April this year, DH51 G-EBIR shows off its Aircraft Transport and Travel livery, applied during 2011 for a British Airways commercial. DARREN HARBAR

When British Airways made its 2011 TV commercial ‘To Fly.

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