INTERNATIONAL AIR BAHAMA - "THE BEST AIRLINE IN THE WORLD", Ev Terry

AIR BAHAMA HISTORY BY FRED COX CREW FRIENDSHIP REUNION WEBSITE FIRST PUBLISHED JULY 16, 2000

The Blue Vista Club
Nassau, Bahamas

Place dīArmes,
Luxembourg

AIR BAHAMA CREW

Captain J D Stone - Bless His Memory
surrounded by cabin strong force
Betty Frieders Kunziger, Mia,
Gunilla Key-Crawford-Simon, on the left,
Gudrun Johansson Federico and
Margie Ave Torres on the right side.
READY FOR TAKEOFF!

Mia McCreery Topping, UK
Gunilla Hammar Safstrom, Sweden and
Adela Adderley Osterloh, Bahamas

Ev Terry, Henry Hilderman,
Emmett Hays and Larry Swartz
at Findel Intīl Airport, Luxembourg

Jack Wagner, Emmett Hays and Larry Swartz

IAB 10th anniversary 1968-1978!

Nassau, Bahamas 1978
International Air Bahama celebrated its
 10th anniversary with an evening 
cocktail reception given by the Bahamas 
Ministry of Tourism.

Shown are many of the IAB staff members 
from Miami, Nassau and New York who 
attended the commemorative reception. 
IAB 10th anniversary was celebrated at 
the Balmoral Hotel, Cable Beach, 
which was also called The Royal Bahamian 
and now  Sandals.


By the Moselle river at Bambergīs,
Ehnen Luxembourg



Flight attendant Mia McCreery
reporting for duty!



Navigator Charlie Hinton
great photo contributor to
The Air Bahama Crew Web.
All male crew photos originate
from Charlieīs photo treasures!
A big thanks!


Lucie Timmermann, Margie Ave,
Elisabeth and Mia, at 25 rue de
la Faiancerie, Elisabethīs apartment
in Luxembourg in autumn of 1968!

F/Eng Bill Brown

Joe Gorrill, Emmett Hays
and Bill McDonald

Chief Pilot Ev Terry, Florida,
Navigator Bob Fraser, North Carolina,
and Captain Emmett Hays, California.
Photo courtesy Charlie Hinton

MIA MCCREERY
TOPPING
BORNMOUTH UK


Mia comes from Dublin, Ireland,
now a Bornmouth UK resident.
Here she is with Air Bahama
colleagues, Mia is no two from
the top holding railing.
What fabulous uniforms! They would still
be stunning in all airports around the world!

Bottom of stairs going up
  • In orange jumpsuit and white
    boots is Arlette Fabry Hutchinson
  • Janet Munnings
  • Third one down is Donna Fernander
  • Next to top Mia McCreery Topping
  • On top of stairs is Olive Rolle Schneider
  • standing mid stairway
    top is Margie Ave Torres
  • and below her Lucie
    Timmermann Justiliano!

    FLIGHT ATTENDANT
    TRAINING GRADUATION
    NASSAU MAY 1970


    AER LINGUS
    TRAINING INSTRUCTORS

    The team from Aer Lingus who trained
    the Air Bahama hostesses in Dublin,
    Ireland, left to right: Ann Boyle,
    Assistant Chief Hostess Atlantic,
    Marian McCreery RIP, Hostess Training
    Officer and Patricia Reynolds, Senior
    Hostess.


    The Dream Come True Reunion in
    Nassau Saturday July 15, 2006!
    ICELANDIC LOFTLEIDIR
    NEW YORK 2000 REUNION!




    AIR BAHAMA ICELANDAIR
    1970-1978
    NEW YORK 2000 REUNION

    IAL New York 2000 reunion!
    L to r: Linda Smith-Braun,
    Yvonne Shaw, Ian Mortemore
    and Mia Topping-McCreery,
    photo Lee Danner.

  • Friends Forever!


    Great socializer Mia at Luxembourg 2000
    reunion with Adela Osterloh, Yvonne Shaw,
    Ian Mortemore, Margie and Don Torres.

    Mia trying on Air Bahama uniform
    seconded by Gunilla Crawford,
    Nicole Burnett is looking on!
    The 1968 uniform fits perfectly!
    Photo by Sophi vant Hof vd Heuvel
    AIR BAHAMA FRIENDSHIP REUNIONS!
    MAJOR NORMAN RICKETTS
    Major Norman Ricketts

    AIR BAHAMA SPONSORS!
    LUXEMBOURG GRAND DUCHY



    Hotel Italia Luxembourg
    LUXEMBOURG JULY 2000

    IAB Luxembourg July 2000 reunion
    at the Hotel Italia


    JUBILEE AT THE HOTEL ITALIA!


    AIR BAHAMA GRADUATION DUBLIN IRELAND JUNE - JULY 1968


    Photo taken across the road from training classes location
    close to Dublin Airport.


    Boeing 707-320c
    N525EJ, 1969
    Air Bahama Chief Hostess Nettie Miller and Aer Lingus Training
    Class Supervisor Marian McCreery not present in photo.

    Left to right Sophia vantHof - van den Heuvel, Daisy Leenart,
    Helen Falk Brownson, Thelma Otto, Anna Eriksson, Gunilla Kaye
    (Kuylenstierna) Crawford, Elisabeth Gustavsson Gyllman, Anette
    Englund Martins, Gun Vidal, Nicole Krettels Burnett, Claudine
    Hastert Ferron, Liliane Steinmetz, Gudrun Johansson Federico,
    Eva Thelning Marco, Lucy Timmermann Justiliano, Mia McCreery
    Topping, Sylvia King, Carin Bergquist Skoglund,
    Lena Granquist Wright, Betty (Marie-Berthe) Frieders Kuntziger,
    Viveca Hanngren, Gunilla Hammar Safstrom and
    Anneke Hoffmann Placide.

    Photo taken on the Azores of an Air Bahama
    aircraft beside the supersonic, photo
    courtesy Gun Vidal
    Present residency
  • Nettie Miller, Walnut Creek, CA, USA.
  • Marian McCreery IN MEMORIAM - Dublin, Ireland
  • Sophia vantHof - van den Heuvel, Limbricht, Holland
  • Daisy Leenart,unknown residence
  • Helen Falk Brownson, Beverly Hills, CA, USA
  • Thelma Otto - IN MEMORIAM - Amsterdam, Holland
  • Anna Eriksson, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Gunilla Kaye (Kuylenstierna) Crawford, Florida, USA
  • Elisabeth Gustavsson Gyllman, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Anette Englund Martins IN MEMORIAM, Sundsvall, Sweden
  • Gun Vidal, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Nicole Krettels Burnett, United Kingdom
  • Claudine Hastert Ferron, Luxembourg
  • Liliane Steinmetz - IN MEMORIAM - Luxembourg
  • Gudrun Johansson Federico, Half Moon Bay, CA, USA
  • Eva Thelning Marco, Florida, UK
  • Lucy Timmermann Justiliano, Florida, USA
  • Mia McCreery Topping, Southampton, United Kingdom
  • Sylvia King, Los Angeles, USA
  • Carin Bergquist Skoglund, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Lena Granquist Wright, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Betty Marie-Berthe Frieders Kuntziger, Paris, France
  • Viveca Hanngren - IN MEMORIAM - Stockholm, Sweden
  • Gunilla Hammar Safstrom, Bjursas, Sweden
  • Anneke Hoffmann Placide, Holland
  • DUBLIN INTīL AIRPORT

    Same class as above -
    Newly recruited airline
    hostesses to be arrive
    in Dublin, Ireland, 1968.
    Photo shot in front of
    Dublin Intīl AP Departure
    Building.

    Top left to right Gunilla Kuylenstierna - Kaye - 
    Crawford, Eva Thelning Marco, Anneke Hoffmann Placide, 
    Viveca Hanngren, Anna Eriksson, Gudrun Johansson Federico, 
    Nicole Krettels Burnett, Anette Englund Martins, 
    Elisabeth Gustavsson Gyllman, unknown from Sweden? 
    and Daisy Leenart.
    Middle row left to right Sophia vantHof - van den Heuvel, 
    Helene Falk Brownson, Gunilla Hammar Safstrom, Sylvia King, 
    Liliane Steinmetz, Conny surname, Betty Marie Berthe Frieders 
    Kuntziger, Claudine Hastert Ferron.
    Front row from left to right Margie Ave Torres, Gun Vidal, 
    Thelma Otto, Carin Bergquist Skoglund, Lucy Timmermann 
    Justiliano and Mabel Desmet.
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