August marked the
inauguration of service to Los Angeles
International Airport and, once again,
the number of destinations in PSA's
system increased to four. The SAN-LAX
fare was the same as SAN-BUR $5.45. Fares
for LAX-SFO and BUR-SFO were set at
$11.81 and the SAN-SFO fare rose to
In 1958, PSA carried 295,818
revenue passengers and flew 1,935,465
plane miles as it posted a year end
profit of $322,031.
"You might as well fly the best!" This ad waxes poetic about the four engined DC-4 aircraft, and remarks that PSA is a scheduled airline. Interestingly, the jingle notes "We're gonna smile, smile, smile, every mile of the way".
Courtesy of the Library of American Broadcasting at the University of Maryland.