Airline history from 1937, this page lists 24 airline related events from 1937.
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24 dates in airline history from 1937:
December 29, 1936
CAUSA (Compania Aeronautica Uruguaya S.A) was founded by the Uruguayan banker Luis J. Supervielle and Coronel Tydeo Larre Borges. View airlines from Uruguay.
January 15, 1937
Beechcraft Model 18 first flight. View airlines from USA.
February 07, 1937
British Airways Ltd transfers its operational base from Gatwick to Croydon Airport. View airlines from United Kingdom.
March 05, 1937
Imperial Airways opens Hythe flying boat base on Southampton Water for operations of its Empire services. View airlines from United Kingdom.
March 05, 1937
Seward Airways was established by John Littley based out of Seward, Alaska. View airlines from USA.
March 31st, 1937
Deruluft (Deutsch-Russische Luftverkehrs) ceased operations (>Aeroflot Russian Airlines). View airlines from Germany.
April 02, 1937
Aircraft manufacturer Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget (SAAB) was established in Trollhättan. View airlines from Sweden.
April 05, 1937
The Douglas Aircraft Company took over Northrop. View airlines from USA.
April 10, 1937
Trans-Canada Airlines was formed by an Act of Parliament (>Air Canada). View airlines from Canada.
April 28, 1937
The first commercial flight across the Pacific was made as a Pan Am Boeing 314 Clipper seaplane arrived in Hong Kong. View airlines from USA.
May 26, 1937
Varney Air Transport became Continental Air Lines (later Continental Airlines)(>UAL). View airlines from USA.
June 15th, 1937
Valsts Gaisa Satiksme started operations, operating the Riga- Liepaja airline service. View airlines from Latvia.
June 19, 1937
Imperial Airways operated its first New York to Bermuda flight. View airlines from United Kingdom.
June 28, 1937
Wearne's Air Service restarted operations to Kuala Lumpar and Penang (>MAS). View airlines from Malaya.
July 5th, 1937
George W. ("Grant") McConachie. McConachie United Air Transport (UAT service to the Yukon, when he landed a float-equipped Ford Tri-Motor on the Yukon River at Whitehorse. View airlines from Canada.
July 24th, 1937
SEDTA was founded by the German businessman and pilot Fritz Hammer as a Deutsche Lufthansa DLH subsidiary. View airlines from Ecuador.
July 29, 1937
First flight of the Lockheed Model 14 Super Electra. View airlines from USA.
August 15, 1937
Lufthansa began seaplane services between the Azores and New York with the assistance of seaplane tenders stationed along the route. View airlines from Germany.
September 01, 1937
Air Canada, Canada’s largest airline, began operations as TCA (Trans-Canada Airlines). View airlines from Canada.
September 1st, 1937
Régie Malagache was taken over by Régie Air Afrique. View airlines from Madagascar.
October 12, 1937
Malayan Airways was formed (>MAS). View airlines from Malaya.
October 13, 1937
Elders Colonial Airways commenced flights on the route from Lagos-Accra utilising a de Havilland Express from Imperial Airways. View airlines from Nigeria.
October 31, 1937
Continental Air Lines moved its headquarters to Stapleton Airport in Denver, Colorado from the Continental Center I building in the Cullen Center complex in Downtown Houston. View airlines from USA.
December 22, 1937
DETA started regular airmail services. View airlines from Mozambique.