Today in airline history lists historical airline events that happened on this day around the world.
This collection goes back over 100 years with 4930 events currently recorded in the airline database. This list gets updated frequently with new airline events that may occur throughout the year.
Some well known events you might see within today in airline history are:
- The Wright brothers successfully taking to the air in 1903 with the first powered aircraft.
- The formation of the longest surviving airline with the same name KLM in 1919.
- BOAC flying the world’s first pure jet service in 1952.
- The first flight of Concorde in 1969.
To view our full list of airline events, please visit our main history page here.
Today in airline history, 9 events from 23rd July:
Following the first democratic elections in Croatia, Zagal changed its name to Croatia AirlinesCroatia
Palestinian Airlines scheduled services are inauguratedPalestine
SkyAsia, the low-cost subsidiary of Thai Airways restarted operations (>Nok Air)Thailand
Air Ukraine was declared bankruptUkraine
Aero California, founded in 1960 as air taxi operator Servicios Aéreos, suspended operationsMexico
Discovery Air was incorporatedNigeria
Air Mantra revenue flights were launchedIndia
Puma Air, grounded on 16Aug2011, lost its operational licenseBrazil
Mahogany Air, which was suspended three years ago due to operational challenges, was relaunched with its inaugural flight to NdolaZambia