August 15, 2022
Maiden Flight
History

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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History

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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History

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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History

6/17/1929: Delta Air Service Maiden Flight

Delta Air Line’s (DL) history begins with a crop-dusting adventure in the US and Peru.

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History

6/14/2013: First Flight of the Airbus A350

This is the story of the Airbus A350, from its prototype’s maiden flight in 2013 to its latest freighter version.

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History

6/12/1994: First Flight of the Boeing 777

This is the story of the Boeing 777, often known as the Triple Seven.

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History

6/06/1932: First Flight of the AW.15 Atalanta

Discover the origins of the British four-engine airliner, the Armstrong Whitworth AW.15 Atalanta.

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