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Yes, that is an actual Zeppelin airship flying above the Egyptian pyramids in 1931, the same kind that were first flown commercially in 1910 by Deutsche Luftschiffahrts-AG, the world’s first airline in revenue service. In 1926 the restrictions on airship construction were lifted and with the aid of donations from the public work was started on the construction of LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin. This revived the company’s fortunes, and during the 1930s the airships Graf Zeppelin and the larger LZ 129 Hindenburg operated regular transatlantic flights from Germany to North America and Brazil. Continue reading for more historical photos.