Airline history from 1952, this page lists 22 airline related events from 1952.
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22 dates in airline history from 1952:
Friday, January 04, 1952
Pan American World Airways inaugurates the first all-cargo service across the North Atlantic with its recently acquired Douglas DC-6A cargo carrier. View airlines from USA.
Wednesday, January 09, 1952
The first aircraft owned by JAL, a DC-4 arrives at Tokyo International Airport. View airlines from Japan.
Tuesday, January 22, 1952
The de Havilland Comet 1 became the first turbojet-powered civil airliner to be awarded a certificate of airworthiness. Entered Service with BOAC. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Friday, February 29, 1952
Aero Geral merged into Varig (>Gol). View airlines from Brazil.
Thursday, March 13, 1952
The Airspeed Ambassador entered service with British European Airways. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Thursday, March 27, 1952
United Air Lines was the launch customer for the Convair CV-340, receiving its first aircraft. View airlines from USA.
Friday, March 28, 1952
Convair CV-340 entered service with United Air Lines. View airlines from USA.
Monday, March 31, 1952
Avio Linee Italiane S.A. (ALI) was absorbed by LAI (Linee Aeree Italiane)(>Alitalia). View airlines from Italy.
Thursday, April 17, 1952
Official opening of Jan Smuts International Airport – Johannesburg. View airlines from South Africa.
Friday, May 02, 1952
BOAC flew the world’s first pure jet service. d H Comet operated from London Airport to Johannesburg via Rome, Beirut, Khartoum, Entebbe and Livingstone. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Friday, July 04, 1952
Nitto Airlines was established (>JAL). View airlines from Japan.
Tuesday, July 08, 1952
New York Airways began inter-airport helicopter services to link Idlewild, La Guardia, and Newark airports. View airlines from USA.
Thursday, July 10, 1952
Helsinki-Vantaa Airport was opened. View airlines from Finland.
Tuesday, July 22, 1952
United sold LAMSA to the Mexican Government, for $1,230,000, which merged it with Aeronaves De México (>>Aeromexico). View airlines from Mexico.
Monday, August 11, 1952
BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corporation) inaugurates its new weekly service between London and Colombo, the capital of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). View airlines from United Kingdom.
Saturday, August 16, 1952
First flight of the Bristol Britannia from Filton, Bristol, England. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Wednesday, September 10, 1952
TWA introduces the Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation. View airlines from USA.
Saturday, September 13, 1952
Fujita Airlines (Fuji Airlines) was established (>JDA >>JAL). View airlines from Japan.
Monday, November 24, 1952
Südflug International, the first West German airline after the Second World War, was founded. View airlines from West Germany.
Friday, December 26, 1952
Wisconsin Central Airlines changed its name to North Central Airlines, and moves its headquarters from Clintonville, Wisconsin, to Minneapolis, Minnesota (>Delta Air Lines). View airlines from USA.
Friday, December 26, 1952
Far Eastern Airlines was founded, but did not begin operations until 20 Jan 1954 (>ANA). View airlines from Japan.
Saturday, December 27, 1952
ANA (All Nippon Airways) was established as Japan Helicopter & Aeroplane Transport Co. was established. View airlines from Japan.