Wow, you can get lost on YouTube. The airline marketing fail post's United ad led me to the museum of outdated airline TV ads.
I couldn't find the British Air Out of my way - I'm a British Air stewardess! ones, which is a real shame. This one is pretty good, though.
This one is a hoot. I guess kudos to them for the "Golly, some business flyers are businesswomen" moment. It felt like looking at a museum exhibit, though - you just know that someone was really, really excited at how cutting-edge it was, but time waits for no businesswoman.
Mercifully short (no pun intended), this can almost make you understand how Gloria Steinem ticks. Almost.
As for this, it's the 1960s equivalent of today's advertisers using the word "shizzle." Watch it at your own risk.
And this is #2 Son's favorite. Nancy is a bit of a ditz, but gosh, she's nice!
One of the most interesting collaborations that Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle produced was Inferno, a modern day recreation ofDante's Inferno. Populated with modern-day villans, Hell contains a special place for advertising executives. Specifically, the ones that created the "Fly Me" campaign.