July 3, 2022
Maiden Flight
History

7/01/2013: First Flight of Air Canada Rouge

Air Canada Rouge’s (RV) inaugural flight with Airbus A319ceo departed from Toronto (YYZ) bound for Kingston, Jamaica.

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6/30/1989: First Flight of The Boeing 737-500

The single Boeing 737-500 prototype flew 375 hours for the certification process, which was awarded on February 12, 1990.

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6/29/1962: First Flight of the Iconic Vickers VC10

The prototype – G-ARTA – took 19 minutes to fly to nearby Wisley, where extensive further testing and cabin fitting were carried out.

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6/24/1960: First Flight of the Hawker Siddeley HS 748

The HS 748 was versatile, robust and reliable regional airliner, powered by two Rolls-Royce Dart engines.

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6/23/1994: First Flight of the Antonov AN-38

The idea of a stretched version of the Antonov AN-28 emerged from a 1989 sales visit to India.

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Airlines Industry Routes

Norse Atlantic Lands in Fort Lauderdale (+Photos)

The Norse Atlantic Airways (N0) Fort Lauderdale-Olso debuts services from London, Berlin, and Paris in the coming months.

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6/22/1984: Virgin Atlantic Takes to the Skies

In 1984, Sir Richard Branson started Virgin Atlantic with plans to shake up the “boring” airline industry.

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Airlines Routes

Breeze Airways Officially Debuts the Airbus A220 (+Video)

Hop aboard Breeze Airways’ (MX) debut transcontinental service from Richmond to San Francisco on the Airbus A220-300.

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History

6/20/1983: Maiden Flight of the Venerable Dash 8

This is the story of the prototype de Havilland Canada (DHC) Dash 8-100.

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6/18/1971: Southwest Airlines Commences Operations

This is the story of the maiden flight of the “love airline,” Southwest Airlines (WN) in 1971.

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