At its height, the Transocean organization included 10 companies, making it the first aviation conglomerate.  The airline itself employed 2.200 persons. Including the personnel of its subsidiary companies, the total number exceeded 6,700.   Transocean’s gross annual sales climbed as high as 50 million dollars.  

By April 1958, after 12 years of business, Transocean’s aircraft had flown a total of 1,290,966,900 passenger miles, 126,990,642 cargo ton-miles, and 66,828,237 aircraft miles – the equivalent of more than 135 round-trips to the moon!

History of

Transocean Air Lines

1946 - 1960

For the men and women of Transocean Air Lines helped make

modern air transport possible for todays world.

Their History

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