Railway Air Services 1934 - 1947

Croydon, Croydon, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

Railway Air Services (RAS) was a British airline formed in March 1934 by four railway companies and Imperial Airways. The airline was a domestic airline operating routes within the United Kingdom linking up with Imperial's services. The airline's main operating base was Croydon Airport pre and post war and at Liverpool Airport 1939-1945. The airline was nationalised on 1 February 1947 and its aircraft and operations became part of British European Airways.