July 2, 2022
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Today in Aviation: The Collapse of Air Europe

Today in Aviation, Air Europe (AE), one of the United Kingdom’s biggest independent airlines, ceased operations in 1991.

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Today in Aviation: Ju 52/3m, An-10, Yak-42 First Flights

Today in Aviation, we celebrate the first flights of the Junkers Ju 52 (1932), the Antonov An-10 (1957), and the Yakovlev Yak-42 (1975).

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Today in Aviation: BEA Airtours Operates Maiden Flight

Today in Aviation, the charter arm of British European Airways (BEA), BEA Airtours (KT), took its maiden flight in 1970.

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Today in Aviation: Sikorsky Aero Engineering Corporation is Founded

Today in Aviation, the Sikorsky Aero Engineering Corporation was founded in 1923 by the Kyiev-born, Ukrainian aviation pioneer, Igor Sikorsky.

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Today in Aviation: Ansett Australia Ceases Operations

Today in Aviation, Ansett Australia (AN), a major Australian airline group, ceased operations in 2002 after 65 years of service.

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Today in Aviation: Continental, United Airlines Merger Completed

Today in Aviation, Continental Airlines (CO) was finally merged into United Airlines (UA), the former ceasing brand operations in 2012.

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Today in Aviation: First Flight of Concorde

Today in Aviation, the Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde, the British–French turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airliner icon, first flew in 1969.

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Today in Aviation: TWA, Ozark Announce Merger

Today in Aviation, Trans World Airlines (TWA) and Ozark Airlines (OZ) announced in 1986 that they would merge.

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Today in Aviation: Denver Stapleton Airport’s Final Flight

Today in Aviation, Continental Airlines (CO) Flight 34 departed Denver’s Stapleton Airport in 1995. It was Stapleton’s last commercial flight.

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Today in Aviation: Philippine Airlines is Founded

Today in Aviation, Philippine Airlines (PR) was founded in 1941 as Philippine Air Lines. The flag carrier changed to its current name in 1970.

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