Commercials

PSA Smile Inspection

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This commercial features PSA regular Ronnie Schell inspecting everyone's smile. Check out the plane's smile, and the PSA Smile of the Day award winner. Shown in 1971, in the Bay Area.

PSA Connects The Dots

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Over 145 times a day, PSA connects the dots between the LA Basin and Bay Area. Courtesy of Wally Bohl.

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

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This ad highlights PSA's sponsorship of the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta. Why? Because you'll never hear PSA's quiet Super 80 and Smiliner aircraft. Courtesy of Wally Bohl.

Who do the other airlines call?

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When other airlines need to get a passenger somewhere they don't go, who do they call? Why, PSA of course! Courtesy of Wally Bohl.

Getting from Point B to Point C

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Another airline says they're the best way from Point A to Point B. But what about Point C? Courtesy of Wally Bohl.

Going places other airlines don't go

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What if you want to go to a place another airlines don't go? PSA goes out of our way to get you to those places...Places like Fresno, Sacramento and Burbank.

More flights a day

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PSA offers 145 flights every business day and night between all the LA airports and the Bay Area airports. PSA - More airline.

Five Across Seating

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Only one airline gives you five across seating on all flights. Who is it?

The PSA Executive Flyer Bonus

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Don't you just love Miss Hammersmith? "And on Tuesday, you fly..." day.

Loyal Fliers Fly PSA

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PSA - The more you fly us, the more you want to fly us again. This is the first in a series of late 1984 ads courtesy of Wally Bohl.

We've Got to be Tough to Make You Smile (3)

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This is another re-cut of the short version of the Tough To Make You Smile ad.

We've Got to be Tough to Make You Smile (Short)

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This is a shorter version of the Tough To Make You Smile ad.

The PSA Gives You A Lift Paegant

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Ronnie Schell is the judge of PSA's 9 Most Beautiful cities. Trouble is, several of the girls remind him of last night and his promise - leading Ronnie to declare a 9-Way tie! 1971 was a good year for ads...

PSA Gives You a Lift

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This commercial, circa 1972 for the Sacramento market, features images from PSA's many destinations. "I'm flying to meet my girlfriend." "I'm flying to meet my boyfriend." "Of course, he might not show up." "She might not either."

Catch US! (1)

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This is the original 1976 introduction ad for the Catch Us! campaign.

Catch Us! (2)

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This 1977 re-shoot of the introduction ad features the orange color scheme.

Catch Us! (3)

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You know us...we're PSA. This ad from 1977 features the Catch Us! music and a 727 over California.

More Planes

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PSA advertises frequency over such comforts as "The Widest Wide-Body Seating available" in this 1979 ad.

Low Fares, Not Fanfares

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Instead of a movie or steak, PSA offers you simple flights, no meals, and reliable transportation, as shown in this 1979 gem of an ad. Courtesy of Allen Greene.

PSA is #1 in Terminal One!

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This ad was given to the webmaster at the 2008 Picnic. Shot at Burbank, this Orange Bowl ad advertised PSA's upcoming move to Terminal One at LAX.

Catch Our Smile

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This 1987 ad features PSA's frequency throughout California.