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December 28, 2009

1972: TWA International Network

by JL

The following is the International network of TWA in Summer 1972, taken from Official Airline Guide – Worldwide Edition – Sep 1972.  The unit of the frequency is weekly, round-trip basis.  Note the domestic sector of an international flight that shares the same flight number, is not listed, excluding the round-the-world flight.

ROUTE Freq A/C Remark
Boston – London Heathrow 7 707
Boston – Santa Maria – Lisbon – Madrid 1 707
Chicago – London Heathrow 7 747
Detroit – London Heathrow 7 707 -30SEP72
Los Angeles – London Heathrow 7 747
New York JFK – Athens 6 707 3 01OCT72-
New York JFK – Athens – Nairobi 1 707
New York JFK – Frankfurt = Tel Aviv 7 747 = 707
New York JFK – Geneva – Athens 7 707 -30SEP72
New York JFK – Geneva – Zurich 7 707 01OCT72-
New York JFK – Lisbon – Madrid = Rome = Athens 7 747 = 707
New York JFK – London Heathrow 21 747 14 01OCT72-
New York JFK – London Heathrow – Frankfurt 7 707
New York JFK – Madrid 7 747
New York JFK – Milan Malpensa 7 707
New York JFK – Paris Orly 7 747
New York JFK – Paris Orly – Athens – Cairo 3 707
New York JFK – Paris Orly – Athens – Tel Aviv 4 707
New York JFK – Rome 7 707
New York JFK – Rome – Athens – Tel Aviv 7 747
New York JFK – Shannon 7 707 3 01OCT72-
New York JFK – Tel Aviv 2 707 -30SEP72
New York JFK – Zurich – Milan Malpensa 7 707 -30SEP72
Philadelphia – London Heathrow – Frankfurt 7 707
San Francisco – London Heathrow 3 707 -27SEP72
Washington – Paris Orly – Rome 7 707
*
Boston – Paris Orly – Rome – Tel Aviv – Bombay – Bangkok 7 707 **
San Francisco – Los Angeles – Honolulu – Guam – Okinawa – Taipei – Hong Kong – Bangkok 7 707 **
San Francisco – Los Angeles – Honolulu – Guam – Hong Kong – Bangkok 7 707

No local traffic rights on:
Geneva – Zurich vv
Santa Maria – Lisbon vv
Taipei – Hong Kong vv

** Same aircraft service route

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