Vintage Photographs Reveal How Babies Traveled In Airplanes During The 1950s

They had their own plane within an airplane.

Vintage Photographs Reveal How Babies Traveled In Airplanes During The 1950s
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Presently, as per the regulations, children under the age of two are allowed to sit in their parent's lap, however, the safest place for a baby is a separate seat all buckled up. But if you can't afford another ticket, just go for a window seat or an aisle spot. This is all that we know and see today.

As opposed to the present day facilities, 1950s photos reveal how babies traveled in the past. As we already know about some of the interesting facts about airplanes, the baby-traveling-fact adds another.

Airplanes have always tried to be pleasant for the travelers, especially for the ones with babies.

Airplanes have always tried to be pleasant for the travelers, especially for the ones with babies.

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Attempts have always been made to provide awesome flying experience to the youngest travelers.

Attempts have always been made to provide awesome flying experience to the youngest travelers.
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Vintage pictures suggest that British Overseas Airways Corporation went extra mile to ensure customer satifaction.

Vintage pictures suggest that British Overseas Airways Corporation went extra mile to ensure customer satifaction.
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They developed hammock-like "skycots" for babies

They developed hammock-like “skycots” for babies
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And if needed, the skycots were attached to the luggage racks.

And if needed, the skycots were attached to the luggage racks.
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The design of the cots prevented the babies from falling.

The design of the cots prevented the babies from falling.
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However, the babies had to be held by a parent while take-off and landing, the practice of which continues till date.

However, the babies had to be held by a parent while take-off and landing, the practice of which continues till date.
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Did you like the old way of carrying babies on an airplane?