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23 June 2009

Airlines Gallery III: Luggage Tags and Boarding Passes

Boarding passes are a nice reminder of your vacation and store very well. Luggage tags can also be turned into souvenirs once they are no longer needed on your luggage. The examples below show boarding passes and luggage tags from various years and various airlines.


A boarding pass from a 1968 flight to London from Toronto on British Overseas Airways Corporation, the predecessor name of British Airways. Note how little information there is compared to more recent boarding passes.

The front side of a British Airways boarding pass from a Toronto-London flight taken in 1998.

The reverse of the above BA boarding pass.

An Air Canada boarding pass from a Toronto-Las Vegas flight in 2006.
An Air Canada boarding pass from a Toronto-Ottawa flight in 2005.
A boarding pass for a 1997 Toronto-Orlando flight on the now-defunct charter airline Canada 3000.
A Skyservice Airlines luggage tag.
A luggage tag from the now-defunct charter airline Canada 3000, circa 1997.
A British Airways luggage tag, circa mid-1990s.
A boarding pass from a Porter Airlines flight between Toronto and Ottawa in October 2008.
A luggage tag from the defunct Canadian Airlines International, acquired during a flight to San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1992.

A boarding pass from easyJet flight EZY3095, from London-Stanstead Airport to Copenhagen, Denmark on 2 September 2012. Courtesy of MoMI donor PC.
A baggage tag from a Vancouver-Victoria return seaplane trip aboard Harbour Air. Courtesy of MoMI donor PC.
A Harbour Air brochure outlining the services offered by the company. Harbour Air is an airline based in Richmond, British Columbia offering scheduled, tour, and charter services using a fleet of Dehavilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver and DHC-3 Turbo Otter aircraft. Established in 1982, Harbour Air travels to eight destinations in lower British Columbia: Vancouver (hub), Victoria (hub), Nanaimo, the Gulf Islands, Sechelt, Comox, Pitt Meadows, and Whistler. Courtesy of MoMI donor PC.


The reverse side of the Harbour Air brochure, above.
A passenger comment card provided by Air North, an airline based in Whitehorse, Yukon that provides charter and scheduled passenger, cargo, and ground-handling services. Air North operates flights to ten destinations in the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, Alaska, British Columbia, Alberta, and Ontario. Based at Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport, Air North operates a fleet of 10 Boeing 737s and five Hawker Siddeley HS748s. Courtesy of MoMI contributor RV.
An Air France boarding pass, 13-14 March 2015, depicting an Ottawa-Montreal-Paris flight. Note that the Ottawa-Montreal leg of the journey is completed using a shuttle bus, departing from the Ottawa Train Station. Courtesy of MoMI donor PC.


Below: A series of Alitalia boarding passes for a return trip to Rome via Paris on 21 March 2015.  Courtesy of MoMI donor PC.




Below: Four Air Canada boarding passes from a 6-10 June 2016 trip to Brussels, Belgium.







A Porter Airlines boarding pass from a 14 October 2016 trip to Toronto.


Below: Two Air Canada boarding passes from a 20 October 2016 return trip from Brussels, Belgium:



A Lufthansa boarding pass from a Brussels to Frankfurt flight, 4 November 2016.
An Air Canada boarding pass from a Toronto to Ottawa flight, 5 November 2016.

Below: An Air New Zealand Baggage Services pamphlet (including removable baggage questionnaire form), received as a result of a delayed baggage incident following a flight from Sydney to Auckland, 19 November 2016: 




Air Canada boarding pass for flight AC189, Ottawa-Vancouver, 17 November 2016. Whilst using the automated check-in kiosks is certainly quicker than lining up to speak to a ticketing agent, souvenir hunters should be aware that boarding passes issued by these kiosks are printed on flimsy paper and lack the colour, quality, and durability of agent-issued boarding passes.
Boarding pass from Air Canada flight AC33, Vancouver-Sydney, 17 November 2016.



Below: Front and reverse sides of an Air New Zealand boarding pass, flight NZ104 Sydney-Auckland, 19 November 2016:


Qantas Airways boarding pass, flight QF144, Auckland-Sydney, 23 November 2016.
Qantas Airways boarding pass, flight QF1419, Sydney-Canberra, 23 November.

Below: Front and reverse sides of a Qantas Airways baggage receipt, obtained at Canberra Airport on 25 November in advance of Canberra-Brisbane flight QF950:

Below: Front and reverse sides of a Qantas Airways pamphlet advising passengers on recommended airport arrival times and prohibited items in baggage. 


Air Canada boarding pass for flight AC36, Brisbane-Vancouver, 30 November 2016.

Front and reverse sides of a Priority Baggage sticker affixed to checked luggage by Air Canada check-in staff at Brisbane International Airport, 30 November 2016.

Below: Front and reverse sides of an American Airlines 'Valet' luggage tag for gate-checked carry-on baggage that cannot be taken into the cabin either because it is too large or because there is insufficient space in the overhead bins.  Acquired during an American Airlines flight from Toronto to Philadelphia, 2 April 2018.




Below: The front and reverse sides of an American Airlines boarding pass from flight AA4329, from Washington (Reagan) to Toronto, 5 April 2018.




A British Airways boarding pass for flight BA419, Luxembourg City to London Heathrow, 19 April 2018.
An Air Canada boarding pass for flight AC1681, from Toronto, Ontario to Victoria, British Columbia, 6 August 2017.  Courtesy of MoMI donor PC.

A pair of Harbour Air baggage tags from summer 2017.  'CXH' is the International Air Transport Association (IATA) airport code for the Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre (seaplane aerodrome), located in Coal Harbour, Vancouver, British Columbia.  Courtesy of MoMI donor PC.  

A Standard Economy boarding pass from a 24 April 2018 flight between Ottawa and Halifax aboard Air Canada flight AC8636.


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