Airline history from 1956, this page lists 23 airline related events from 1956.
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23 dates in airline history from 1956:
Wednesday, January 04, 1956
A license to operate a flying boat service between Southampton and Las Palmas, Canary Islands, was granted to Aquila Airways of London. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Thursday, January 26, 1956
Orion Airways was established. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Saturday, February 04, 1956
Deutsche Lufthansa began scheduled services (>Interflug). View airlines from East Germany.
Saturday, February 11, 1956
First flight of the Antonov An-8. View airlines from USSR.
Saturday, February 18, 1956
Moscow route was opened making Finnair as the first Western airline to begin a service to the Soviet capital after the Second World War. View airlines from Finland.
Thursday, March 01, 1956
Turkish Airlines Inc. was established with a capital stock of 60 million TL. View airlines from Turkey.
Friday, March 02, 1956
Lufttransport-Union was renamed to LTU International Airways & commenced operations (>>airberlin). View airlines from West Germany.
Friday, March 16, 1956
Sadia SA Transportes Aereos first regular flight was operated (>TansBrasil). View airlines from Brazil.
Thursday, March 29, 1956
Deutsche Flugdienst (>Condor Flugdienst) scheduled flight operations were launched with a pilgrimage flight to Israel. View airlines from Germany.
Sunday, April 01, 1956
Seaboard and Western Airlines restarted scheduled all-cargo services across the North Atlantic. View airlines from USA.
Friday, May 04, 1956
Chitreana de Aviación started operations from Paitilla to Chitré. View airlines from Panama.
Sunday, May 20, 1956
Cubana buys 3 Vickers Viscounts 700 for the route Havana to Miami. View airlines from Cuba.
Saturday, July 07, 1956
MIAT (Mongolian Airlines) restarted operations. View airlines from Mongolia.
Saturday, September 15, 1956
Aeroflot introduces the first Tupolev Tu-14 service. View airlines from USSR.
Sunday, September 16, 1956
APSA (Aerolineas Peruanas SA) was founded by C. W. Shelton. View airlines from Peru.
Wednesday, October 10, 1956
First flight of the Lockheed L-1649 Starliner. View airlines from USA.
Monday, October 15, 1956
Royal Air Cambodge was founded. View airlines from Cambodia.
Saturday, October 20, 1956
Royal Air Cambodge, founded on 15Oct1956, started operations. View airlines from Cambodia.
Saturday, October 20, 1956
LIAT was founded as Leeward Islands Air Transport Services. View airlines from Antigua + Barbuda.
Monday, November 12, 1956
CHA (Chicago Helicopter Airways) began operations after being renamed from Helicopter Air Service. View airlines from USA.
Thursday, November 15, 1956
SAS DC-7 C sets a new distance record for by flying 6,5 miles nonstop from Los Angeles to Stockholm, Sweden, following the Great Arctic Circle route. View airlines from Scandinavia.
Sunday, November 25, 1956
Malev commenced operations after rename from Maszovlet. View airlines from Hungary.
December 02, 1956
TABA (Transportes Aereos Buenos Aires SA) began operations. View airlines from Argentina.