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British Civil Aviation in 1927

1 May
The first United Kingdom airline meals are cooked on board Imperial Airways’ luxury ‘Silver Wing’ flights from London to Paris. Agalley is fitted into the rear of the fuselage of the Armstrong Whitworth Argosy aircraft operating the service.

October
Imperial Airways introduces the World’s first 1st and 2nd class fares on its London to Paris route. First class passengers could travel on ‘Silver Wing’ Armstrong Whitworth Argosy aircraft with a steward service for £9 and second class passengers by Handley Page aircraft with no steward, food or drink for £7 10s.