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11/02/1992: First Flight of the Airbus A330

The first version of the Airbus A330 completed its maiden flight today in 1992.

Understanding the Mechanisms of Airport Emergency Response

Airports have processes through which they organize and facilitate collaborative efforts among multiple agencies to rescue and safeguard lives, as well as prevent further damage to equipment.

10/09/2018: Orient Thai Airlines Is Liquidated

Today in Aviation, Orient Thai Airlines was liquidated in 2018 after 23 years of operations.

10/06/1959: Charter Carrier Spantax Is Founded

This is the story of the Spanish leisure carrier, Spantax, founded today in 1959.

November 2023

Finnair is one of the world’s oldest operating airlines. Since it was founded in 1923, the company has grown from a small airline to a major player in the oneworld global travel alliance, with a network spanning over 80 destinations

9/29/1972: Air Florida Commences Operations

Today in Aviation, Miami-based Air Florida commenced revenue operations in 1972 using a number of second-hand Lockheed Electras.

9/20/2001: French Carrier Air Lib Is Created

Today in Aviation, French airlines Air Liberté and AOM are renamed Air Lib in 2001.

FedEx Celebrates 50 Years with 50th Boeing 777

FedEx celebrated 50 years of operations with the delivery of its 50th Boeing 777 to replace the oldest MD-11 in the fleet.

Airways Top 10 Largest Passenger Aircraft

Airways ranks the top ten largest passenger planes still in service today.

9/02/1998: Maiden Flight of the Boeing 717

This is the story of the Boeing 717, which took to the skies for the first time from Long Beach, California in 1998.

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