Airline history from 1950, this page lists 23 airline related events from 1950.
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23 dates in airline history from 1950:
Sunday, January 01, 1950
Pan American Airways Corporation officially became Pan American World Airways. View airlines from USA.
Monday, February 20, 1950
Himalayan Aviation ran the first ever international flight from Nepal, from Gauchar (Nepal) to Calcutta (now Kolkata) (...Air India). View airlines from India.
Friday, March 24, 1950
Gulf Aviation Company (>Gulf Air) was registered as a private shareholding company. View airlines from Bahrain.
Friday, March 31, 1950
Garuda Indonesia, founded in 1949, restarted operations. View airlines from Indonesia.
Saturday, April 15, 1950
The first scheduled BEA service from London Heathrow, a Vickers Viking to Paris, took place (>BA). View airlines from United Kingdom.
Wednesday, May 10, 1950
de Havilland DH.114 Heron first flight. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Thursday, May 25, 1950
Vaengir was founded. View airlines from Iceland.
Thursday, June 01, 1950
Frontier Airlines, a local service airline in the U.S. formed by a merger of Arizona Airways, Challenger Airlines and Monarch Airlines. View airlines from USA.
Friday, June 30, 1950
Arkia Inland Airlines restarted operations. View airlines from Israel.
Wednesday, July 05, 1950
Gulf Air operations started operations as Gulf Aviation. View airlines from Bahrain.
July 27, 1950
Somerton Airways (ii) was renamed to Somerton Airways (Cowes). View airlines from United Kingdom.
Friday, July 28, 1950
The first scheduled passenger service flown by a gas-turbine powered airliner was BEA (British European Airway) Vickers V. 630 Viscount. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Sunday, August 06, 1950
Handley Page Hermes entered service with BOAC. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Monday, August 28, 1950
Vickers Viscount 700 which held up to 45 passengers first flew. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Monday, September 25, 1950
Pan Am purchases AOA (American Overseas Airlines) from American. View airlines from USA.
Sunday, October 01, 1950
Ilyushin IL-14 passenger aircraft first flight. View airlines from USSR.
Thursday, October 12, 1950
Blue-Air operated its last revenue earning flight. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Saturday, October 21, 1950
First flight of the Martin 4-0-4. View airlines from USA.
Wednesday, November 01, 1950
Suidair, formed in 1946 goes into liquidation and ceased to operate. View airlines from South Africa.
November 01, 1950
AVISPA was founded as the first Panamanian international cargo carrier (>APASA). View airlines from Panama.
Tuesday, November 07, 1950
BOAC retires its last flying boat airliner from service. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Thursday, December 07, 1950
By decree Nº 26.099 of the Executive Power, Aerolineas Argentinas was created as a State Company & restarted operations. View airlines from Argentina.
Monday, December 18, 1950
Harewood Aerodrome, Christchurch became the first international airport operating in New Zealand. View airlines from New Zealand.