June 29, 2022
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4/26/1972: Lockheed L-1011 Tristar Enters Commercial Service

Today in Aviation, Lockheed L-1011 TriStar (N301EA) entered commercial service in 1972 with Eastern Air Lines.

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Today in Aviation: Eastern Air Lines Ends Operations

DALLAS – Today in Aviation, US carrier Eastern Air Lines (EA), better known as Eastern, ended operations in 1991 after 65 years of operations. For the better part of the 20th century, as one of the “Big Four” US airlines, EA dominated important routes in the country. It was headquartered at Miami International Airport (MIA) […]

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Today in Aviation: Lockheed’s L-1011 TriStar Enters Commercial Service

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, Lockheed L-1011 TriStar (N301EA) enters commercial service in 1972 with Eastern Air Lines on its Miami-New York route. Eastern Air Lines, AKA Eastern, was a major American airline from 1926 to 1991. Before its dissolution, it was headquartered at Miami International Airport (MIA) in an unincorporated area of Miami-Dade County, Florida, US. A Bumpy Start The then-Lockheed California Company […]

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