As you know, The Gleaner has a rich and extensive archive with photos, articles and more. Today’s Throwback Thursday features Air Jamaica, the country’s only national airline which was sold in 2010.
On May 1, 1966 Air Jamaica, the national airline, started flying its first two routes between the island and the United States of America. The Jamaican menu featured lobster Port Antonio, bouquetiere of vegetables Ocho Rios, roast potatoes a la Jamaica, ice cream bombe Montego.
For more photos and information about of Air Jamaica’s first flight, have a look at our Air Jamaica slideshow