Airline history from 1957, this page lists 20 airline related events from 1957.
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20 dates in airline history from 1957:
Sunday, February 24, 1957
Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) was the first airline in the world to inaugurate a regular Polar service with Douglas DC-7C. View airlines from Scandinavia.
Thursday, March 07, 1957
Antonov An-10 first flight. View airlines from USSR.
Saturday, April 06, 1957
Olympic Airways was created by shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, from the ashes of bankrupt Hellenic state airline T. A. E. (Technical and Aeronautical Exploitations).. View airlines from Greece.
Wednesday, May 15, 1957
North Cariboo Air restarted operations as North Cariboo Flying Service. View airlines from Canada.
Saturday, June 01, 1957
Fairwood Common Airfield was renamed Swansea Airport and was officially opened with Cambrian Airways inaugural flight arriving from Jersey. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Wednesday, June 05, 1957
Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT) was established. View airlines from Taiwan.
Friday, June 28, 1957
Royal Air Maroc (RAM) restarted operations being renamed from CCTA (Compagnie Cherifienne de Transports Aeriens). View airlines from Morocco.
Sunday, June 30, 1957
Aero Cuahonte operations restarted. View airlines from Mexico.
Thursday, July 04, 1957
Ilyushin IL-18 passenger aircraft first flight. View airlines from USSR.
Thursday, July 25, 1957
KLM introduced its first flight simulator for the Douglas DC-7C. View airlines from Netherlands.
26 July 1957
Eagle Airways (Bermuda) was established on 26Jul1957 by the independent British carrier, Eagle Airways. View airlines from Bermuda.
Friday, August 09, 1957
Orion Airways, established on 26Jan1956, restarted operations. View airlines from United Kingdom.
September 09, 1957
AeroChaco (Líneas Aéreas Chaqueñas) was formed. View airlines from Argentina.
Tuesday, September 17, 1957
APSA (Aerolineas Peruanas SA), founded by C. W. Shelton on 16Sep1956, launches operations. View airlines from Peru.
Monday, September 30, 1957
Austrian Airlines was founded, and the new company began to operate scheduled services on 31Mar1958. View airlines from Austria.
Thursday, October 31, 1957
Alitalia merged with Linee Aeree Italiane (LAI) and took on the name of Alitalia Linee Aeree. View airlines from Italy.
Friday, November 15, 1957
Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT), established on 05Jun1957, began charter operations. View airlines from Taiwan.
Friday, December 06, 1957
First flight of the Lockheed L-188 Electra. View airlines from USA.
Monday, December 16, 1957
Antonov An-12 first flight. View airlines from USSR.
Friday, December 20, 1957
The first B.707-120, the basic domestic version, made its first flight. Entered service with Pan AM in Oct 1958. View airlines from USA.