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History Safety

Remembering Aloha Airlines Flight 243

On April 28, 1988, Aloha Airlines (AQ) flight 243 suffered an explosive decompression.

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Airlines Editorial

A Brief History of Ryanair’s Inaugural Flight

Spotted at almost every airport across Europe and known by many all over the world, Ryanair (FR), the region’s largest airline by fleet size, destination count, employee number, and passenger numbers, had a somewhat humble start back in the day with just one aircraft and multiple plans gone awry.

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Today in Aviation

Today in Aviation: Southwest Airlines Maiden Flight

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, Southwest Airlines (WN) flew for the first time from Dallas Love Field (DAL) to Houston Intercontinental (IAH) and San Antonio International (SAT) in 1971. At the time, only three Boeing 737-200 comprised the new airline’s fleet. Not without a rocky start, the carrier’s quick thinking gave way to weekly scheduled flights to […]

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