|The men and women of Transocean Air Lines helped make
modern air transport possible for todays world.
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
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
Transocean Air Lines 1946 - 1960