Airline history from 1949, this page lists 29 airline related events from 1949.
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29 dates in airline history from 1949:
Wednesday, January 26, 1949
The first commercial flight of Indonesian Airways from Calcutta to Rangoon was made using a Douglas DC-3. View airlines from Indonesia.
Monday, January 31, 1949
Pan Am received the first Boeing Model 377 Stratocruiser to be delivered. View airlines from USA.
Monday, February 07, 1949
Ambica Air Lines was liquidated. View airlines from India.
Monday, February 21, 1949
Aloha Airlines, founded as charter carrier Trans-Pacific Airlines, received approval to operate as a scheduled airline came when President Harry S. Truman signed the certificate'. View airlines from USA.
Monday, March 07, 1949
Aden Airways was founded. View airlines from South Yemen.
Friday, April 01, 1949
Boeing Stratocruiser entered service with Pan American World Airways. View airlines from USA.
Friday, May 06, 1949
Pacific Southwest Airlines operated its first flight with a leased Douglas DC-3 between San Diego & Oakland via Burbank (>>American Airlines). View airlines from USA.
May 12th, 1949
The USSR lifted the blockade of West Berlin, thereby ending the Berlin Air Lift. View airlines from Germany.
Saturday, May 14, 1949
Following the government’s decision to create a single state airline, four airlines merged to form Aerolineas Argentinas. View airlines from Argentina.
Saturday, May 28, 1949
Bharat Airways began international operations (>Air India). View airlines from India.
Wednesday, July 27, 1949
The world's first jet-propelled airliner, the de Havilland Comet, made its maiden test-flight in England. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Saturday, July 30, 1949
BSAA merged into BOAC (>British Airways). View airlines from United Kingdom.
Sunday, July 31, 1949
EL Al' first international flight, from Tel Aviv to Paris, with a refuelling in Rome, took place. View airlines from Israel.
August 14th, 1949
Belgian Air Service only operated for a short time before ceasing operations. View airlines from Belgium.
Monday, August 15, 1949
The Berlin Airlift finally finished. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Monday, August 15, 1949
EL Al, incorporated on 15Nov1948 after the first flight, an emergency, in Sep1948, commenced regular services. View airlines from Israel.
Saturday, August 20, 1949
CHA (Chicago Helicopter Airways) started operations as Helicopter Air Service. View airlines from USA.
Tuesday, August 23, 1949
BOAC commenced its first services to the Far East to be flown entirely by landplanes. View airlines from United Kingdom.
August 24, 1949
TCA (Transportes Carga Aerea) changed its name to Lóide Aéreo Nacional. View airlines from Brazil.
Sunday, September 04, 1949
First flight Bristol Type 167 Brabazon, British large propeller-driven airliner, designed to fly transatlantic routes. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Sunday, September 11, 1949
AGSA (Aviación General SA) was founded. View airlines from Panama.
Saturday, October 01, 1949
Aden Airways, a subsidiary of British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC), started operations. View airlines from South Yemen.
Tuesday, November 01, 1949
Pak-Air operations are suspended by Pakistan Government. View airlines from Pakistan.
Wednesday, November 02, 1949
CAAC was formed as SKOGA, shortly after the founding of the People's Republic of China. View airlines from China.
November 09, 1949
The downfall of CNAC (China National Aviation Corporations)' operations came, when a skeleton crew defected with 12 aircraft in unauthorised take-offs from Hong Kong Kai Tak Airport to Communist-controlled China. View airlines from China.
Wednesday, November 30, 1949
PBA (Provincetown-Boston Airlines) was founded by John C. Van Arsdale. View airlines from USA.
Tuesday, December 20, 1949
Aeronorte was founded (>Varig >> Gol). View airlines from Brazil.
Tuesday, December 27, 1949
American Airlines and TWA begin coast-to coast coach-class flights with 60-passenger DC-4s, charging US $110 one-way. View airlines from USA.
December 30, 1949
CANA (Compania Auxiliar De Navegacion Aerea) ceased operations. View airlines from Spain.