Airline history from 1930, this page lists 32 airline related events from 1930.
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32 dates in airline history from 1930:
Monday, January 13, 1930
Farman F.300 first flight. View airlines from France.
Friday, January 17, 1930
Pitcairn Aviation's name changed to Eastern Air Transport, Inc. (>Eastern Air Lines). View airlines from USA.
Tuesday, January 21, 1930
First complete airport lighting system online at Calgary airport. View airlines from Canada.
Saturday, January 25, 1930
The Aviation Corporation’s airline subsidiaries are incorporated into American Airways, Inc.. View airlines from USA.
Saturday, February 01, 1930
San Francisco’s first air ferry service started by Air Ferries. View airlines from USA.
Saturday, February 01, 1930
Deutsche Luft Hansa, in partnership with the Chinese Government, establishes the Eurasia Aviation Corporation. View airlines from China.
Tuesday, February 25, 1930
Ralph O'Neil lands in Miami on first mail service New York, Rio & Buenos Aires Line (NYRBA) after 6-day flight from Argentina. View airlines from USA.
Monday, March 03, 1930
The inaugural flight over the Prairie Air Mail Route was carried out by Western Canada Airways Ltd.. View airlines from Canada.
Monday, March 31, 1930
United Aircraft and Transport Corp. (UATC) acquires NAT (National Air Transport) (>United). View airlines from USA.
Thursday, May 08, 1930
The largest trimotor transport aircraft built by Fokker, the F.IX was handed over to KLM. View airlines from Netherlands.
Thursday, May 15, 1930
Boeing Air Transport (>UAL) inaugurated the first airline stewardess service. The first stewardess was a registered nurse, Ellen E. Church. View airlines from USA.
Friday, June 27, 1930
Canadian Airways Ltd, was incorporated. Formed by the merger of Inter-Provincial Airways + Western Canada Airways (>Air Canada). View airlines from Canada.
Monday, July 07, 1930
Aerial Transport of Siam Company (ATSC) was formed. View airlines from Siam.
July 08, 1930
The two rival airmail operators (China Airways + Chinese Air Company) merged into a reconfigured China National Aviation Corporation, which thereafter was better known by its acronym, CNAC. View airlines from China.
Wednesday, July 16, 1930
TWA (Transcontinental and Western Air) was formed when Transcontinental Air Transport, PAIC and Western Air Express merge (>>American Airlines). View airlines from USA.
Monday, August 18, 1930
Eastern Air Lines inaugurates passenger operations between New York and Washington as Eastern Air Transport. View airlines from USA.
August 19, 1930
Pan Am Airways took over NYRBA (New York, Rio & Buenos Aires Line). View airlines from USA.
August 21 1930
Adastra Aerial Surveys began as the Adastra Flying School by Captain Frank William Follett (>Ansett). View airlines from Australia.
September 01, 1930
Aviaarktika, the flying branch of the Department of Polar Aviation of Glavsevmorput, started operations. View airlines from USSR.
Monday, September 15, 1930
Pan Am acquires its prime competitor, NYRBA (New York, Rio, and Buenos Aires Line). View airlines from USA.
Saturday, October 04, 1930
The official opening of London Gatwick Airport (LGW). View airlines from United Kingdom.
Monday, October 13, 1930
First flight of the Junkers Ju 52. View airlines from Germany.
Saturday, October 25, 1930
TWA (originally Transcontinental and Western Air) began the first regular passenger flights between New York and Los Angeles (>American Airlines). View airlines from USA.
Wednesday, October 29, 1930
Dobrolet was abolished, forming the basis for the Central administration of the Civil air fleet (GU GVF), later becoming Aeroflot. View airlines from USSR.
Thursday, October 30, 1930
Cubana, founded on 08Oct1929 as CNCAC (Compañía Nacional Cubana de Aviación Curtiss), start operations. View airlines from Cuba.
Thursday, November 13, 1930
Braniff Airways began operations (>Braniff International). View airlines from USA.
Friday, November 14, 1930
First flight of the Handley Page H.P.42. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Friday, November 21, 1930
NYRBA do Brasil was renamed to Panair do Brasil. View airlines from Brazil.
Tuesday, November 25, 1930
Canadian Airways acquired companies controlled by the Aviation Corporation of Canada and Western Canada Airways. View airlines from Canada.
Friday, December 05, 1930
Fokker F.XII first flight. View airlines from Netherlands.
Wednesday, December 10, 1930
Eastern Air Transport inaugurated first continuous passenger service from Atlanta to New York (>Eastern Air Lines). View airlines from USA.
Tuesday, December 30, 1930
PATCO (Philippine Aerial Transport Co.) was founded (>PAL (Philippine Air Lines)). View airlines from Philippines.