Today in Aviation, Sir Freddie Laker accepts a US$8m out-of-court settlement from British Airways (BA) in 1985.
Today in Aviation, the iconic charter carrier Britannia Airways (BY) is born after the rebranding of Euravia in 1964.
Despite joining forces in March 1960, just two years later British Eagle's relationship with Cunard had soured and the airline was renamed.
This is the story of the de Havilland DH.106 Comet 1, the world's first commercial jet airliner.
The airline had been founded earlier that month to take over the services of West African Airways Corporation (WT).
The British-built airliner was a civilian version of the Avro Lancaster bomber, created by fabled aircraft design engineer Roy Chadwick.
A ceremony has been held for the official groundbreaking at the new Midfield Satellite Concourse (MSC) South site at LAX.
The prototype - G-ARTA - took 19 minutes to fly to nearby Wisley, where extensive further testing and cabin fitting were carried out.
This is the story of the legendary DC-8, from its inception to its first flight in 1958.