Thursday, November 5, 2009

Interflug: Berlin-Algiers-Lagos-Luanda-Maputo

Interflug was a dedicated, if unlikely, visitor to the African continent. Routings varied over time, and can definitely be more correlated to political affiliation than connection by commerce. The otherwise hermitic East Germans steered their flagship IL-62s far and wide, in this case connecting Berlin to Algiers, Lagos, reaching communist Luanda and finally Socialist Maputo in 1979.

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