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Air Mauritius

Approximate Vintage: 2001
Received From: Denir Camargo
Print or Image Color: Red
Background / Bag Color: White
Identical to the other 2001 Air Mauritius bag, except the bottom is pointy, not flat. Plus, the big sun logo inside the gusset has moved from the top of the fold to the bottom.

Air Méditerranée (Hermes Air)

Approximate Vintage: 2015
Received From: Oliver Conradi
Print or Image Color: Black
Background / Bag Color: White
Great bag from the now-defunct French carrier Air Méditerranée (also branded as the Greek carrier Hermes Air). Elegant and crisp but bankrupt.

Air Memphis

Received From: Oliver Conradi
Print or Image Color: Blue
Background / Bag Color: White
According to Oliver, this bag is "Megarare" because the entire fleet of Air Memphis consists of a single plane (although according to Wikipedia, it now has 4). The airline is based in Cairo, Egypt, not Memphis, TN. The logo looks like a cross between a tailfin, a dunce cap, and a big A.

Air Midwest

Received From: Dean Eckert
Print or Image Color: Blue
Background / Bag Color: White
Fly us, we're yours. This is the only bag that doubles as a pillow! Just inflate your barf bag and you can sleep on it. Now that's ingenuity.

The bag says, FOR YOUR USE

  • OPEN and close along color line
  • CLOSE bag by holding one edge of bage and slide your fingers across bag seal
  • Air Sick Bag (Open and use then seal bag closed, bag may be opened again.)[yuk]
  • In Flight Pillow (Open bag at one end and blow air into it, then seal)
  • Cosmetic Bag
  • Dirty and Wet Things Bag (also clean) [How can it be clean and dirty at the same time?]
  • Traveling Diaper Bag
  • Catch-All Bag

Air Namibia

Approximate Vintage: 2000
Received From: Manfred Kleber
Background / Bag Color: Plain White
This is a ripoff to you, the discriminating sickbag connoisseur. The bag is really just plain white and I shouldn't even include it here. But it does have a stamp on it indicating vintage, so I figured what the hell.

Air Namibia

Received From: Bob Grove
Print or Image Color: Navy and Yellow
Background / Bag Color: White
Ahh, the real thing. Nice logo of an enormous bird (maybe a blue heron?) in front of the sun. Bold, clean, and clear.

Air Nasty

Approximate Vintage: 1998
Received From: C Goncalves
Print or Image Color: Red
Background / Bag Color: White
Although not obvious, this bag is a Beastie Boys promotional item dated June 18, 1998. I don't really know much about this promo, but it came with a boarding card, 45, in-flight menu, and napkin. Notice the small plane skywriting 'Air Nasty'. Nice touch.

Air Nauru

Approximate Vintage: 2002
Received From: Bruce Kelly
Print or Image Color: White
Background / Bag Color: Blue and Navy
Stylistic Red Chinese Suns on tailfins, even though the airline isn't Chinese. The back side of the bag mentions Air Supply, which was a really great 80s band that now apparently manufactures barf bags.

Bruce points out that the bag mentions a "Fight Attendant". I guess passengers on Air Nauru are prone to get agitated.

Air New Zealand

Received From: Ralph Riffenburgh
Print or Image Color: Navy
Background / Bag Color: White
If you can ignore the pubic hair logo, you'll see that this bag mainly shills for Avomine motion sickness medicine. They tell you never to leave home without it. So now wherever I go, I have to bring an AMEX card and Avomine.

Identical to other landscape version except if you flip the bag over, you apparently have to see your chemist to get Avomine. Sounds like a street euphemism to me.

Air New Zealand

Received From: Thomas Homer Goetz
Print or Image Color: Navy
Background / Bag Color: White
If you can ignore the pubic hair logo, you'll see that this bag mainly shills for Avomine motion sickness medicine. They tell you never to leave home without it. So now wherever I go, I have to bring an AMEX card and Avomine.

Identical to other landscape version except if you flip the bag over, you can get Avomine from your pharmacist instead of your chemist.

Air New Zealand

Received From: Robert Masumura
Print or Image Color: Navy
Background / Bag Color: White
This bag is identical to this other Air New Zealand bag, except that this bag is printed in portrait instead of landscape.

Air New Zealand

Received From: Christopher Wren
Print or Image Color: Greenish Blue
Background / Bag Color: White
Air New Zealand actually has a preferred motion sickness medicine: Avomine. I'm not sure why they recommend this over say, Bonine or Dramamine, but I'm sure it has nothing to do with money!! The bag also tells you that it is provided to you "to collect general waste", whatever that might consist of.

Air New Zealand

Received From: Herb Schingoethe
Print or Image Color: Navy and Blue
Background / Bag Color: White
Air New Zealand actually has a preferred motion sickness medicine: Avomine. I'm not sure why they recommend this over say, Bonine or Dramamine, but I'm sure it has nothing to do with money!! The bag also tells you that it is provided to you "to collect general waste", whatever that might consist of.

Air New Zealand

Received From: Ghislaine Iliff
Print or Image Color: Blue and Aqua
Background / Bag Color: White
I have no idea how old this bag is. It's very similar to the 1997 version, except the logo is alongside Air New Zealand instead of on top of it. Also, the bag is printed with 2 different shades of blue. The instructions tell you to leave your bag on your seat at the end of the flight. Flights from New Zealand to say, Los Angeles take 18 hours. That's a long time to sit with your puke!

One other thing, note that the detail printed on the 'stunt bag' is missing, unlike other Air New Zealand versions.

Air New Zealand

Approximate Vintage: 1997
Received From: Suzanne Stavinoha

Air New Zealand

Approximate Vintage: 2007
Received From: Melissa Spicer
Print or Image Color: White
Background / Bag Color: Blue, White
Air New Zealand goes generic. The only hint the bag is from New Zealand is a small NZ in what looks to be a product or serial number.

Air New Zealand

Approximate Vintage: 2012
Received From: Melissa Spicer
Print or Image Color: Red, Green, Yellow, Blue, White
Background / Bag Color: White
This is a pretty funny bag featuring several languages. The text says: feeling unwell?
E mauiui ana ahau
braak
erbrechen
vomi
(Sorry, I left out non-Roman languages. The bag culminates in the double ententre, "However you say it, it all comes out the same." and "If affected by motion sickness, use this bag and not your carry on"

Air Niugini

Approximate Vintage: 1995
Received From: Mike Roselle
Print or Image Color: Maroon
Background / Bag Color: White
The art deco Bird of Paradise looks more like a really ugly insect. The 2000 version of this bag rectifies this ever so slightly.

Air Niugini

Approximate Vintage: 2000
Received From: Bruce Kelly
Print or Image Color: Maroon and Red
Background / Bag Color: White
It seems like a waste to print a two color logo when it's impossible to tell what the logo might be.
Flash! Bag fan, Tony Young says the logo is a stylized Bird of Paradise. I don't know, it still looks like a broken key ring to me. All joking aside, these birds are endangered and I would encourage you to support their protection.

Air Niugini

Approximate Vintage: 2004
Received From: Gerhard Lang
Print or Image Color: Maroon and Red
Background / Bag Color: White
Almost identical to previous version except that the two word phrase Airsickness Bag has become the three word phrase Air Sickness Bag.