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Easy Come, Easy Go: The History of Go Fly

When the low-cost revolution began in the UK and Europe in the late 1990s, legacy carriers such as British Airways (BA) were slow to react.

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5/8/2008: Euromanx Ceases Operations

Today in Aviation, Isle of Man-based EuroManx (3W) ceased operations in 2008. 

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5/4/1979: Air Europe Commenced Operations

Today in Aviation, London Gatwick-based (LGW) Air Europe (AE) operated its maiden flight in 1979.

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4/25/1935: Cambrian Airways is Established

Today in Aviation, the British airline Cambrian Airways (CS) was established by Kenneth Davies in 1935 as Cambrian Air Services.

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4/13/1973: Dan-Air Operates First Boeing 727

Today in Aviation, Dan-Air (DA) became the first British airline to operate the Boeing 727 in 1973. Its inaugural revenue flight departed Manchester (MAN) bound for Alicante (ALC).

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4/11/1987: Air 2000 Takes Flight

Today in Aviation, British charter carrier Air 2000 (DP) commenced operations in 1987. The inaugural flight departed Manchester (MAN) bound for Malaga (AGP).

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3/8/1991: 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: 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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3/6/1970: 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: 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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