Airline history from 1928, this page lists 35 airline related events from 1928.
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35 dates in airline history from 1928:
Sunday, January 01, 1928
Boeing Air Transport acquired 73% of Pacific Air Transport’s stock and runs an airline up and down the West Coast. View airlines from USA.
Monday, January 16, 1928
Seven passengers on board a Fokker-7 inaugurated Pan American Airways (>Pan Am) passenger services; flew from Key West to Havana. View airlines from USA.
Friday, January 20, 1928
Syndicato Condor, founded on 01Dec1927, was recognised by the Brazilian Government. View airlines from Brazil.
Friday, February 03, 1928
New York City decides to build its first municipal airport, Floyd Bennett Field. View airlines from USA.
Monday, February 13, 1928
Prospecting Airways Ltd. was formed for aerial prospecting. View airlines from Canada.
Tuesday, February 14, 1928
The first Short S.8 Calcutta flying boat built for Imperial Airways make its first flight at Rochester. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Thursday, March 01, 1928
Aéropostale (originally called Lignes Aériennes Latécoère) inaugurates a pioneering mail service by a flying boat between Toulouse and Buenos Aires. View airlines from France.
Monday, March 26, 1928
SAM (Societal Aerea Mediterranea) was founded. View airlines from Italy.
Sunday, April 15, 1928
Travel Air 6000 first flight (later known as the Curtiss-Wright 6B when Travel Air was purchased by Curtiss-Wright). View airlines from USA.
Saturday, April 28, 1928
The Clifford Ball Airline began operating Mail routes between Pittsburgh and Cleveland, Ohio, but scheduled passenger service did not begin until this date (>UAL). View airlines from USA.
Tuesday, May 01, 1928
Pitcairn Aviation began operations along the Atlantic seaboard as a contract mail-hauler (>Eastern Air Lines in 1934). View airlines from USA.
Tuesday, May 01, 1928
Pacific Airways acquired by Western Canada Airways (..>>Air Canada). View airlines from Canada.
Friday, May 04, 1928
First British Royal family member to fly with Imperial Airways. HRH The Prince of Wales, later King Edward VIII, flew Paris to London. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Wednesday, May 16, 1928
Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT) comes into being (>American Airlines). View airlines from USA.
Wednesday, June 20, 1928
Tulsa-Oklahoma City Airline began service (>Braniff Air Lines). View airlines from USA.
Saturday, June 23, 1928
Merger of Aviation Corp of Americas with Pan American Airways Inc. View airlines from USA.
Friday, June 29, 1928
Western Air Express took over Pacific Marine Airways. View airlines from USA.
Monday, July 16, 1928
KNILM (Koninklijke Nederlandsch-Indische Luchtvaart Maatschappij) was founded as NILM & was was appended with the Koninklijk (Royal) title on 15 Oct 1928 (>Garuda). View airlines from Dutch East Indies.
Friday, July 27, 1928
The Boeing Model 80, a 12-passenger trimotor biplane transport, made its first flight. View airlines from USA.
Wednesday, August 01, 1928
Luft Hansa and Dobrolet partner to operate a regular postal service on the route Berlin-Moscow-Irkutsk. View airlines from Germany.
Friday, August 10, 1928
Ruy Vacani and the Braga Brothers forms ETA (Empresa de Transporte Aéreo). View airlines from Brazil.
Thursday, August 16, 1928
Lindberg Field (San Diego) was designated as the 1st federally approved airport in the US. View airlines from USA.
Thursday, September 13, 1928
Panagra was founded on this day & commenced operations on Dec1929. View airlines from USA.
Saturday, September 15, 1928
Faucett (Compania de Aviacion Faucett) was formed by Elmer J. Faucett. View airlines from Peru.
Tuesday, September 18, 1928
The Graf Zeppelin, the most successful rigid airship ever built, made its first flight. View airlines from Germany.
Thursday, September 27, 1928
Faucett (Compania de Aviacion Faucett), formed on 15Sep1928 by Elmer J. Faucett, started operations. View airlines from Peru.
Monday, October 01, 1928
Newark first major airport in the New York metropolitan area open. View airlines from USA.
October 15, 1928
KNILM (Koninklijke Nederlandsch-Indische Luchtvaart Maatschappij), founded as NILM, was appended with the Koninklijk (Royal) title (>Garuda). View airlines from Dutch East Indies.
October 20, 1928
NKYKK (Nihon Koku Yuso Kabushiki Kaisha)(Japan Air Transport Company) was established by the Government of Japan by the merger of TTKK + NKKK. View airlines from Japan.
Tuesday, October 30, 1928
TThe Japanese government established the JAT (Japan Air Transport Corporation (NKYKK) as the national flag carrier. View airlines from Japan.
November 12, 1928
The Hawke’s Bay and East Coast Aero Club, New Zealand’s second aero club, was incorporated. View airlines from New Zealand.
Friday, November 16, 1928
Western Canada Airways established the Prairie Air Mail Route, an experimental air ail service operated for 20 days. View airlines from Canada.
Monday, December 10, 1928
First airmail flight between Edmonton and Winnipeg. Punch Dickens flew the Fokker Super Universal aircraft for Western Canada Airways (>Air Canada). View airlines from Canada.
Monday, December 17, 1928
Pacific Air Transport, founded in Jan1926, ceased operations (>UAL). View airlines from USA.
December 31, 1928
Aero TZ ceased operations on 31Dec1928 (=>LOT Polish Airlines). View airlines from Poland.