British South American Airways

British South American Airways

British South American Airways (BSAA) or British South American Airways Corporation was a state-run airline in Britain in the 1940s. It was originally called British Latin American Air Lines Ltd.(BLAA). It began as part of British Overseas Airways Corporation and returned to BOAC in 1949.

Most of BSAA's aircraft were given individual aircraft names beginning with "Star", the heavenly bodies used in long-range celestial navigation.

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