Serves Los Angeles, Honolulu, Denver, Chicago, Houston, Anchorage, San Antonio, El Paso, Miami and Seattle with custom designed seats for comfort. Extra leg room for all passengers. Luxurious redesigned First Class lounge/buffet, and Coach Pub on most mainland flights … and many more passenger advantages.”
Wait, wait, wait. You’re telling me that planes used to have buffets and bars on them? Shit, man.
A coach pub with electronic Pong in a cocktail cabinet, no less. Of course one can still play Pong in-flight if they really wanted to, but it only takes up a minute amount of data in a pocket-sized gadget that the government doesn’t want us using at certain points of the flight.
Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers announcer Vin Scully did a series of television commercials extolling the virtues of Continental’s DC-10 pub service in the 1970s. This was when CO was headquartered in Los Angeles, before the Texas Air Group buyout would move them to Houston.