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What makes us the world's largest online airline postcard gallery?

Let's take a look:

  • Over 41,000 distinct entries including...
  • Roughly 40,000 aircraft and airport postcards
  • Over 7,400 airline issued postcards
  • In excess of 5,300 unique airlines and operators
  • and 900 plus airlinecolors.com archived, exclusive virtual postcards
  • A detailed and comprehensive database spanning the first century of commercial flight and beyond

    Why collect airline postcards? The best way to answer that question is with a question. Why collect stamps? or coins? or baseball cards? It's a passion only airliner enthusiasts truly understand. For the airline collector there is an endless source of materials to choose from to kick start any collection. Your hosts admit to collecting everything from timetables to safety cards. But through nearly 30 years of collecting, post cards have remained the backbone.

    Today, tens of thousands of post cards reside in the airlinecolors.com archives. We want to share as many as possible with you.

    We make no apologies to the purists (the ones who collect only airline issues), because we hope you'll understand we seek a broader selection to draw from. There are countless publishers of airline post cards. In many cases these cards are the only ones to depict airlines, aircraft, liveries, and scenes skipped by the marketing folks at larger carriers. Some airlines can not financially support producing post cards. We hope to merge both areas of collecting here at airlinecolors.com so that you, the collector, will have a fuller reference to page through. Still only interested in airline issued? We have thousands of them. Click here for "backdoor access" to see the airline issues only.


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    A sneak-peek slideshow of just some of our most recent additions. Airlinecolors.com uploads postcards regularly, so check back often!

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    With a constantly expanding database of airline postcards comes an ever increasing number of new airlines to our listing. Here are a few of the newer ones. Choose the name from the dropdown menu below and check out their respective postcards.

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    Researching an airline? We can help!

    The Airlinecolors.com library contains over 1,000 books and periodicals including:
  • The Airline Encyclopedia 1909-2000
  • over 100 Official Airline Guides (OAGs) dating back to 1929
  • JP Airline Fleets from 1966 through 2014
  • The Airline Handbook (published from the early 70s to mid-'80s)
  • and several volumes from esteemed airline historian R.E.G. Davies.


    catalog notice

    We have discontinued our catalog sales, however we do list items on eBay from time to time. Check our eBay listings here.

    Airlinecolors.com is an airline postcard enthusiasts' site. The postcards displayed here are not for sale or trade.

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