Lee Cross

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Writer, aviation fanatic, plant geek and part-time Flight Attendant for a UK based airline. Based in Liverpool, United Kingdom.
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American Airlines’ Jumbo Years

This is the story of American Airlines (AA) and the Boeing 747, as seen through the type's 24-year-long history with

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Airlines Boeing Industry

IAG Firms Order for up to 150 737 MAX

The International Airlines Group (IAG) has confirmed an order for up to 150 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft as part of

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5/18/1981: International Air Bahama Ceases Operations

Today in Aviation, The independent passenger carrier International Air Bahama ceased operations in 1981.

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5/17/1992: New Munich Airport Opens for Business

Today in Aviation, the current Munich Airport (MUC), located on the “Erding North” site, commenced operations in 1992. 

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5/15/2003: Government of Guernsey Acquires Aurigny

Today in Aviation, Aurigny Air Services (GR) was acquired for £5m by the States of Guernsey in 2003.

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5/13/1970: Joe McBryan Founds Buffalo Airways

Today in Aviation, the family-run Buffalo Airways (J4) was founded in 1970 by pilot Joe McBryan.

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5/12/1982: Braniff International is Grounded

Today in Aviation, One of the world's most iconic airlines, Braniff International (BN), ceased operations in 1982.

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Airlines Airports Industry

Europe Drops Face Mask Requirement for Airlines, Airports

EASA and ECDC have announced they will no longer require passengers to wear face masks in airports and on flights

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5/11/1934: the Douglas DC-2 Takes Flight

Today in Aviation, the Douglas DC-2 operated its maiden flight in 1934. In command was Douglas Test Pilot Carl Cover.

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5/10/1991: Maiden Flight of the CRJ100

Today in Aviation, the Bombardier Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ) 100 took to the skies for the first time in 1991.

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