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Welcome to The Braniff Family Web Site! This web site is dedicated to the family of people who worked for Braniff International Airways, as well as, the second and third coming of the airline. Let's just call them Braniff 1, Braniff 2, Braniff 3 from this point on!

If you are looking for a friend that has been lost since the closure of one of the versions of Braniff, then go to our address Book and Perform a search! Browse our Photo album, check out the news section, just look around! See what events are coming up. Submit news, pictures, events that need to be communicated to others.

Everything is free for your use, although we would ask you to join The Braniff Family organization to help in the costs of maintaining and developing this site. So please visit the membership page as well.

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News Flash

The Braniff Family wins one!!!!!!!!
The Braniff "Family" stuck together and won an important victory for the history of Braniff!!!! Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Saturday, March 02, 2013

HELP SAVE BRANIFF
BRANIFF 7701 UPDATE URGENT
BRANIFF 7701 UPDATE URGENT 2 - THC has welcomed your calls but has requested that you please EMAIL your support for 7701 to them so that they will have a hard copy to include with the file.

Here is the THC email to send your comments to: Put this in your email heading:

I SUPPORT PRESERVATION OF BRANIFF 7701 OMB - ATTN LINDA HENDERSON

THC@THC.STATE.TX.US



REVISED: FEBRUARY 23, 2013

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Friday, February 22, 2013

SAVE BRANIFF
The City of Dallas Department of Aviation has taken steps to try and tear down this historic piece of Dallas history. Their track record for historical preservation proves they do not care about honoring those who contributed to Dallas aviation history. Please help us save this historic building by supporting our efforts to designate this building a state historic landmark. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Allan DeLozier
The passing of Allan DeLozier Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Friday, October 19, 2012

Marty Kagan
Marty passed away in the last few days. Will update as soon as I get more information. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Sunday, August 05, 2012

Polly Reeves
Polly Reeves Obit is now posted on the "In Memory Of" page. Memorial service information posted below: Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Monday, July 09, 2012

2011 Braniff Exhibit in Palm Springs of Braniff Airlines Memorabilia
Highlight of Modernism Week 2011 in Palm Springs was this exhibition of Braniff Airlines memorabilia. The far out uniforms were quite a change from the typical military-style garb that was common in the Sixties. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Friday, June 29, 2012

Introducing a new non-fiction book “When You’ve Got It, Flaunt It!
Hi, I'd like to introduce a new non-fiction book “When You’ve Got It, Flaunt It! True Stories of 60s Jet Hostesses”. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Friday, June 29, 2012

Charlsie Ewing Correll
The Passing of Charlsie Ewing Correll. More info will be posted on the "In Memory Of" page as it is received. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Saturday, January 28, 2012

The passing of Al Swain
William ( Al ) Swain Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Judy Foster Bauer Mallen
One of our own needs help.... Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Sunday, November 27, 2011

PBGC INFORMATION
PBGC INFORMATION Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Monday, August 22, 2011

BRANIFF BISE REUNION 2011
ALL BRANIFF PEOPLE INVITED
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Monday, May 09, 2011

From the Family of Willie Ihnfeldt
Thanks Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Thursday, June 17, 2010

William ( Willie ) Doyle Ihnfeldt
The passing of Willie Ihnfeldt Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Larry Hutton's death
FUNERAL SERVICED FOR LARRY HUTTON Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Friday, November 06, 2009

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR ROGER HARDACRE
Roger will be missed by all of us ...... Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Saturday, October 24, 2009

THE BRANIFF FAMILY REUNION 2007
Please read for details Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Sunday, April 08, 2007

Funeral services for Wayne Held
Wayne Held recently passed away. He worked in Reservations for Braniff I and II. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

A Party toasting Braniff International
Party is honoring Braniff International and all the proceeds are going to DIFFA/Dallas. We are extending the invitation to everyone at The Braniff Family. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Wednesday, September 13, 2006


IN MEMORY OF: Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Wednesday, June 28, 2006

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR ROGER STREET
ROGER STREET Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Friday, June 16, 2006

Braniff BAC-111 Crash August 6, 1966 - Dedication in Falls City, NE
Braniff BAC-111 Crash August 6, 1966 - Dedication in Falls City, NE at the site on 8/6/2006 40th Anniversary. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Saturday, June 10, 2006

Vendors for the 2006 Braniff Family Reunion
Anyone interested in being a vendor to offer special items for sale and/or door prizes at the 2006 Braniff Family Reunion please Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Saturday, November 26, 2005

2006 BRANIFF FAMILY REUNION DATE AND TIME
New site for Braniff Reunion for 2006 Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Saturday, November 26, 2005

Funeral Services for Linda Dye
The funeral will be on Monday, Nov. 28th , at the Lovers Lane united Methodist Church at 11:00 am.
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Saturday, November 26, 2005

The Braniff/Sun Country Connection?
You've spotted a Sun Country Boeing 737 at the airport and wondered "What's this Sun Country Airlines"? Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Wednesday, May 04, 2005

Need help in Sloving Murder of a Braniff Family Member
My Aunt, Beverly Bruneau (Casey) was a FA for Braniff. In 1981 she was murdered. Although the detectives from the Grapevine police department have a strong suspect in the case we have yet to bring him to justice. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Friday, April 08, 2005

Braniff Family Friend offers donations to the Braniff Family and discounts on Prescriptions
NAME BRAND PRESCRIPTION DRUGS (AMERICAN ONLY) --- $5.00 PER MONTH PER PRESCRIPTION. A portion of every sign-up on this will cause a special donation to be made to The Braniff family Organization. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Friday, April 08, 2005

Remembering Braniff at DFW Airport
To enhance the memory of Braniff International Airways, a Braniff Friend is offering a $25,000 challenge grant to former employees, their families, and friends of Braniff.

The matched grant would place the name "Braniff Airways Chapel" over the entrance to the existing chapel in Terminal B (the former Braniff Terminal). A bronze plaque, at eye level to the left of the entrance, would read; "Dedicated to the men and women who were proudly associated with Braniff International Airways 1928 - 1992." Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Sunday, March 13, 2005

Vendors for the 2006 Braniff Family Reunion
If you are interested in being a vendor at the 2006 Braniff Family Reunion, please contact Carrie Shea. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Sunday, March 13, 2005

Looking for lost friend - Mario Azocar
Does anyone know the whereabouts of Mario Azocar who was a FA in the late 1970's early 1980s? Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Saturday, September 18, 2004

A Writer is looking for some record breaking Braniff Pilots
Russell Plehinger is looking for some previous Braniff Pilots who broke different records. he needs sme information to further his doumentation. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Sunday, June 20, 2004

Anyone Knowing the where about of this former employee
Elizabeth "Beth" A. Bowker Lutes, Flight attendent for Braniff 1967 - 1989. Trying to find her to let her know about an upcoming class reunion. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Sunday, June 20, 2004

27th Annual BISE Fly In and Picnic
27th Annual BISE Fly In and Picnic, Memorial Day – Monday, May 31st, 2003 Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Saturday, May 15, 2004

2004 Braniff Family Reunion
The Braniff Family Reunion! You must RSVP! Call today, last chance! Ask for Carrie : 940-241-3250. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Saturday, May 15, 2004

2004 Braniff Family Reunion - Special Hotel Rates
The Braniff Family has negotiated special rates at the Homestead Suites Hotel for our traveling friends. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Thursday, January 29, 2004

LOOKING FOR Braniff F.A. ROSS KYLLO
I lost contact with Ross Kyllo back in the late
70's. I would really like to find him to see if he is O.K.
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Wednesday, January 21, 2004

2004 BRANIFF REUNION
2004 BRANIFF REUNION will be held MAY, 16, 2004 2PM - 7PM Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Monday, January 12, 2004

Anyone know the current Teamster Local Union Number?
Does anyone know the I need to know the Teamster Local Union Number and their address? Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Friday, January 09, 2004

Braniff Retirement Club mail address
Braniff Retirment Club
%Sally A. Campbell
3207 Waldrop
Dallas, TX. 75229-5005 Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Wednesday, January 07, 2004

Braniff Retirement Club - 2004 meetings
Braniff Retirement Club meetings are at Senter East Park Building in Irving. This is off Chamberain in Irving. The dates are as follows: Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Wednesday, January 07, 2004

Searching for information regarding an aircraft accident
I am searching for information regarding an aircraft accident that occurred many years ago and thought perhaps your website could help. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Saturday, December 06, 2003

Falls City, Nebraska Crash site Vistor
I am not sure if anyone even cares to know, but I thought I would just share with you that someone who wasnt even 1 year old at the time of the crash, visited the crash site and keeps the people that lost their lives that fateful night, in my thoughts and prayers.
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Saturday, December 06, 2003

Writer's looking for information on Braniff Flight 542
Writer's looking for information on Braniff Flight 542 that crashed near Buffalo, Texas on the night of September 29, 1959. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Sunday, September 21, 2003

Looking for Trent Cowart
fter so many many years I would like to hear from my friend Trent Cowart. Dirciniia, from LAD, Rio Base expecting news from you
dircineia@bol.com.br
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Thursday, August 21, 2003

Susie Meurer is ill
Susie Meurer is ill and would like to hear from her friends and other ex-Braniff Folks. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Tuesday, June 24, 2003

Comments on the 2003 Barniff Family Reunion
The 2003 reunion was a great success and a blast was had by all! Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Friday, June 06, 2003

The 2004 Braniff Family Reunion Date Announcement
The 2004 Braniff Reunion is going to held on May 16, 2004 12:00 pm until 5:00 pm. The reunion will be held at The Ranch of Lonesome Dove again next year! Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Friday, June 06, 2003

Looking for Delores (Dee)Rogers(Rodgers?)
Norborne Clarke is looking for an old friend Delores (Dee)Rogers. Does anyone know where she might be? Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Tuesday, May 13, 2003

New Braniff Clipped B's web site
The new Braniff Clipped B's web site is available. Click here to see the new site

Tuesday, April 22, 2003

Interesting Statistics
More than 46,000 people visited The Braniff Family website last month from 27 countries! Isn't that something?!?

Wednesday, April 16, 2003

Information on the Braniff Pass Card for Retired Braniff Family Members
The following is from John McFarlane of "The Braniff Retirement Club":

America West
American Trans Air
Frontier Airlines
ICELANDAIR
Jet Blue
Olympic Airways
South African Airways
Southwest
Virgin Atlantic Airways
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Sunday, March 23, 2003

February 6, 2003, ATTENTION ALL RETIRED PIEDMONT SILVER EAGLE PILOTS & PILOTS WIDOWS
If you call USAirways Pilot Communication Network at 1-800-FOR-ALPA (1-800-367-2572) you will find that ALPA is NOT representing the retired pilot group. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Sunday, March 23, 2003

Information on the Clipped B's, the official Hostess' retirement organization
The Braniff International "Clipped B's" is the official Hostess' retirement organization. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Sunday, March 23, 2003

I am looking for video related to Braniff
I am most interested in the TV commercials that were broadcast during the time that I worked for Braniff S/O December 1989 - 727 F/0 September 1988 - 727 until the bankruptcy. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Sunday, March 23, 2003

Church before The Braniff Family Reunion
You are invited to the Family Community Church on Sunday May 18th, 2003 just before the reunion. Many of the Braniff Family attend this church which is located at the Ranch of Lonesome Dove. They all would like for you to consider attending services before the reunion starts. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Wednesday, March 19, 2003

Looking for information on Ron Stumpf
Robert L. Miller is looking for Ron Stumpf. If anyone knowswhere he is, please let him know that Mr. Miller is seeking to find him and get him Mr. Miller's contact info. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Wednesday, March 19, 2003

Looking for co-workers 1977-1982 Houston - From Susie Plaisance McDermand
Book about experiences in the sky...etc. From Susie Plaisance McDermand.
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Sunday, February 09, 2003

2002 Braniff Family Reunion pictures now available
The pictures from the 2002 Braniff Family Reunion are now available in the photo album. The names have not been entered, but we thought you would like to see the pictures. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Monday, December 16, 2002

Toni Guymon is looking for a family member.
I am looking for someone who worked for Braniff around 1958. I don't know if you go back this far or not, his name is Joe McCalester, not for sure how to spell last name, may be McAlester. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Friday, December 06, 2002

Another interesting story related to the doomed Braniff flight 250.
Jerry E. Zmolek, a mechanic with Braniff, has sent us another very interesting story about Braniff Flight 250. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Wednesday, July 24, 2002

Current Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation List
36 of our fellow Braniff Family members are be sought by the Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation. These folks are missing and PBGC has no known address for them. They or their estates are due pension benefits!
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Wednesday, July 24, 2002

Rebuttals to story from Roger Sorenson
We have received a couple of rebuttals to Roger's story about flight 250. Please note that The Braniff Family Organization is not taking sides on this issue. We just feel that we must publish both sides to this.... Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Thursday, July 11, 2002

An interesting story, from Roger D. Sorenson.
Roger D. Sorenson says he was a passenger on Braniff flight number 250 on August 6, 1966. This flight was enroute to Minneapolis from Memphis. Does this ring a bell for anyone? Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Saturday, June 29, 2002

I am looking for an old friend
I'm looking for an old friend going back to 1964 I used to run around with and work with at Douglas Aircraft in Tulsa Oklahoma. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Wednesday, May 15, 2002

In Memory Of Pages Update
The "In Memory Of" pages have had a lot of activity. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Friday, April 26, 2002

Request for information
Someone is seeking Thomas Williams, former Braniff pilot. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Monday, March 11, 2002

In Memory Of pages now available!
The In Memory Of pages are here! If you know of a family member that has passed on, please enter the information in our new In Memory Of pages. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Friday, March 01, 2002

Harding Lawrence - July 15, 1920 - January 16, 2002
Harding Lawrence died of pancreatic cancer at his home in the Virgin Islands on January 16, 2002. He was 81. Mr. Lawrence will never be forgotten. He was one of the family.... Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Friday, February 01, 2002

Know some one who has passed, got a picture of them?
The Braniff Family would like to begin a photo album of folks who are no longer with us. Can you help? Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Wednesday, January 16, 2002

A Funny Customer Service Story
A Funny story about an Irate Customer and a United gate Agent. Click Here to read the rest of the story!

Wednesday, January 16, 2002

New way to support The Braniff Family!
Now there is a new way to support The Braniff family web site! All you have to do is switch your ISP dial up provider and we get some of your monthly payment!

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Friday, August 10, 2001

The Braniff Family Membership pages are now available!
You can join The Braniff Family on the web site! So join up and help us create and maintain this web site for the rest of time!

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Monday, July 23, 2001

31 of our fellow Braniff employees are being sought by PBGC!
31 of our fellow Braniff Family members are be sought by the Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation. These folks are missing and PBGC has no known address for them. They or their estates are due pension benefits!

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Tuesday, July 10, 2001

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