June 28, 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.
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Today in Aviation: Virgin America Operates Maiden Flight

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, Virgin America (VX) operated its inaugural flight from New York (JFK) and Los Angeles (LAX)

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Today in Aviation: Maiden Flight of the BAe ATP

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, the prototype British Aerospace (BAe) ATP operated its maiden flight from Woodford, UK in 1986.

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Today in Aviation: American Airlines Places DC-10 into Service

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, American Airlines (AA) operated the first passenger flight of the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 in 1971.

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Today in Aviation: Low-Cost Airline Dobrolet Ceases Operations

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, Aeroflot’s Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO)-based low-cost subsidiary Dobrolet (QD) ceased operations in 2014. Russia had

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Today in Aviation: America West Takes to the Skies

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, America West Airlines (HP) took to the skies for the first time in 1983. The

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Today in Aviation: Boeing, McDonnell Douglas Finalize Merger

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, Boeing completed its merger with McDonnell Douglas in 1997. McDonnell Douglas could trace its history

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Today in Aviation: Maiden Flight of the Tupolev TU-134

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, the prototype Russian-built Tupolev TU-134 (SSSR-45075) made its maiden flight in 1963. Aeroflot (SU) was

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Today in Aviation: La Compagnie Makes Inaugural Flight

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, French all-business airline La Compagnie (B0) made its maiden flight to New York’s Newark Liberty

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Today in Aviation: Varig Airlines Ceases Operations

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, VARIG Airlines (RG), Brazil’s first airline and leading carrier from 1965 until 1990, ceased operations

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Today In Aviation: British European Airways Rebrands As Flybe

MIAMI – Today in aviation, British European Airways rebranded itself as low-cost carrier Flybe in 2002 to become Europe’s largest

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