Airline history from 1951, this page lists 20 airline related events from 1951.
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20 dates in airline history from 1951:
Friday, February 02, 1951
First flight of the Douglas DC-6B, extended version All-passenger variant of DC-6A, without cargo door. View airlines from USA.
February 27, 1951
Amphibian Airways was registered and its air service licence issued. View airlines from New Zealand.
Saturday, March 03, 1951
Víctor Inchausti, José Pablo Ramos Bustamante & Enrique Bustamante constituted TAISA (Transportes Aéreo Interiorano SA). View airlines from Panama.
March 16, 1951
Amphibian Airways started charter operations (>>Mount Cook Airline). View airlines from New Zealand.
Thursday, March 29, 1951
Flight Safety Inc. began operations at the Marine Air Terminal at LaGuardia Airport, New York with just one secretary and rented late night hours on a Link trainer simulator. View airlines from USA.
April 29th, 1951
Somerton Airways (Cowes), with the end of the BEA Associate Agreement, ceased operations. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Monday, May 21, 1951
TransAsia was formed as the first private civil airline in Taiwan. View airlines from Taiwan.
Saturday, July 14, 1951
Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation first flight. View airlines from USA.
Tuesday, July 31, 1951
Fiji Airways, formed in 1947 by Harold Gatty as Katfaga Estates, started operations. View airlines from Fiji.
Wednesday, August 01, 1951
JAL (Japan Air Lines) was formed as Japanese Airlines. View airlines from Japan.
Tuesday, August 14, 1951
AVISPA, founded on 01Nov1950 as the first Panamanian international cargo carrier, started operations with a Curtiss C-46. View airlines from Panama.
Saturday, September 01, 1951
Fiji Airways' first commercial flight. View airlines from Fiji.
Monday, October 01, 1951
Air Vietnam was formed to take over services from Air France. View airlines from South Vietnam.
Friday, October 05, 1951
First flight of the Convair CV-340. View airlines from USA.
Monday, October 08, 1951
The first Royal flight by BOAC took place. The then Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh flew to Montreal in a Boeing 377 Stratocruiser for their Canadian tour. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Monday, October 15, 1951
Air Vietnam, formed on 01Oct1951 to take over services from Air France, started operations. View airlines from South Vietnam.
Thursday, October 25, 1951
Japan Airlines (as Japanese Airlines) operated its first flights, using three Northwest Airlines Martin 2-0-2 aircraft, flown by Northwest crews. View airlines from Japan.
Tuesday, November 20, 1951
Surrey Flying Services purchased Fairflight. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Wednesday, December 12, 1951
First flight of the de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter prototype. View airlines from Canada.
Wednesday, December 12, 1951
Alaska Airlines became the first airline to fly over the North Pole. View airlines from USA.