Today, the Airbus A340 reaches 30 years of commercial operation. Here is our tribute to this aircraft.
These are the oldest airlines, founded before WWII, that are still in operation today.
Today in Aviation, SAS Scandinavian Airline System (SK) commenced the world's first regular polar air service in 1957.
Today in Aviation, the American-built, three-engine Boeing 727 entered service with launch customer Eastern Air Lines in 1964.
Today in Aviation, Auckland Airport (AKL), the largest and busiest airport in New Zealand, opened its doors in 1966.
The Convair 990 'Coronado,' built following a request from American Airlines (AA), took to the skies for the first time on this day in 1961.
Today in Aviation, National Airlines (NA) operated the United States first jet-powered domestic flight in 1958, beating American Airlines (AA) by a month.
A french built aircraft became the first airliner to make a fully computerised controlled landing in the US on this day in 1964.