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Today in Aviation: ANA Spreads International Wings

Today in Aviation, Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (NH) operated its first international air service to Hong Kong in 1971.

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Today in Aviation: Central Japan International Airport Opens

Today in Aviation, Chubu Centrair (Central Japan) International Airport (NGO) officially opened its doors to airlines, sea freight, and the public in 2005.

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Today in Aviation: Japan Air Lines Launches First International Flights

Today in Aviation, Japan Air Lines (JL) began its first international scheduled air service from Tokyo to San Francisco with a DC-6B in 1954.

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Today in Aviation: Maiden Flight Of The NAMC YS-11

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, Japanese turboprop Nihon Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation (NAMC) YS-11 made its maiden flight from Nagoya Airport (NKM) in 1962. Development of the airliner began in the mid-1950s. The Japanese government wanted to create a replacement for the venerable Douglas DC-3. A Global Competitor The aircraft was seen to be key in […]

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