Passengers board an aircraft bound for Cairo at Croydon.
Item title reads: "Air service to India daily soon!. Captain Hinchcliffe - piloting new Havilland for Cairo - Karachi service - leaves with 7 passengers, including 5 women."
M/S of passengers, men and women, boarding an aircraft, a three engined De Havilland DH.66 Hercules. Some pose before boarding. There are small steps by the door of the aircraft, which has Imperial Airways on it. It taxis across the airfield, and takes off.
Note: Early days for passenger air services.