FDC: Royal Mail Heritage: Mail by Air

This cover features the new set of Post & Go ATMs from Royal Mail, commemorating postal services in the UK: Mail by Air.

UK FDC Mail by Air

Country: United Kingdom
Date of Issue: 13th September 2017 (first day cover)

Stamp Details

Top row, from left to right:

  • First UK aerial mail, 1911
  • Military mail flight, 1919
  • International airmail, 1933

Bottom row, from left to right:

  • Domestic airmail, 1934
  • Flying boat airmail, 1937
  • Datapost services, 1980s

Flight Schedule

The insert to the cover provides details about the development of these airmail services. Click the image below for easier reading.

UK FDC Mail by Air

Carrying the Mail

This series follows on from the Mail by Rail series of ATMs issued earlier in 2017:

UK FDC Post and Go Mail by Rail

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