July 6, 2022
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.
History

6/29/1962: First Flight of the Iconic Vickers VC10

The prototype - G-ARTA - took 19 minutes to fly to nearby Wisley, where extensive further testing and cabin fitting

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History

6/28/2013: Air Pacific Rebrands as Fiji Airways

This is the story of how Air Pacific went back to its roots, resurrecting its early name of Fiji Airways

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History

6/27/2007: First Black Pilot Circumnavigates the World

Irving was just 23 years old when he broke two world records. He continues to inspire young aviators.

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Airlines Industry

Qantas Slashes Domestic Capacity as Jetstar Boss Announces Departure

The Qantas Group hopes that its capacity reduction helps it deal with sky-high fuel prices as it searches for a

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History

6/24/1960: First Flight of the Hawker Siddeley HS 748

The HS 748 was versatile, robust and reliable regional airliner, powered by two Rolls-Royce Dart engines.

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Airlines Industry

Norse Atlantic UK Applies for US Foreign Air Carrier Permit

This is where Norse Atlantic's (N0) US foreign air carrier permit will allow the UK subsidiary to operate to/from.

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Airbus Airlines Industry

easyJet Firms Up Airbus Order

With this order, easyJet (U2) wants to show its rivals that it still means business in the European market.

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History

6/22/1984: Virgin Atlantic Takes to the Skies

In 1984, Sir Richard Branson started Virgin Atlantic with plans to shake up the "boring" airline industry.

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History

6/21/1961: Aviation Traders’ ATL-98 ‘Carvair’ First Flight

The unique Aviation Traders' ATL-98 'Carvair' was able to accommodate 22 passengers and five vehicles on short flights.

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History

6/20/1983: Maiden Flight of the Venerable Dash 8

This is the story of the prototype de Havilland Canada (DHC) Dash 8-100.

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