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Old Oct 31, 19, 3:48 pm
YVR Cockroach
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Originally Posted by jrl767 View Post
Cunard comes to mind right away; they had some collaborative operations with BOAC (and British Eagle? ... paging WHBM) in the late 1950s/early 1960s ... of course there was also Carnival in the U.S and Caribbean markets during the early to mid 1990s, but somehow I think "cruise ship operator" isn't quite what you meant by "steamship company"
Both count. I remember Cunard BOAC and Cunard Eagle mentioned before but forgot about them. Carnival I had thought of but wasn't sure if it was a scheduled airline? Yes, I was thinking of steamship companies that operated airlines.

For a (non-airline) bonus: What is the Canadian connection with Cunard?

More specifically, I was looking for a steamship company operated the airline as a wholly-owned subsidiary. I have to mention that the steamship company's original and main line of business (which it is still in) wasn't steamships (out of the shipping business today).
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