Airline history from 1958, this page lists 40 airline related events from 1958.
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40 dates in airline history from 1958:
Wednesday, January 01, 1958
Austral (Compañía Argentina de Transportes Aéreos Comercial e Industrial) restarted operating from Aeroparque to the Argentine South. View airlines from Argentina.
Saturday, January 11, 1958
First flight of the B.707-320 Intercontinental, stretched version of the turbojet-powered B.707-120 American jet airliner. View airlines from USA.
Tuesday, January 14, 1958
QANTAS became the first foreign airline permitted to fly across the United States. View airlines from Australia.
January 26th, 1958
Because of the deteriorating political situation in Cyprus, BEA took over the operation of all Cyprus Airways services. View airlines from Cyprus.
February 01, 1958
Following the formation of the United Arab Republic by Egypt and Syria, Misrair was renamed UAA (United Arab Airline). View airlines from Egypt.
Tuesday, February 11, 1958
Ruth Carol Taylor was hired by Mohawk Airlines, becoming the first African-American flight attendant in the United States. View airlines from USA.
Saturday, March 01, 1958
Malayan Airways took over Federation Air Service (>MAS). View airlines from Malaya.
Saturday, March 01, 1958
ANA merged with Far Eastern Airlines. View airlines from Japan.
Sunday, March 02, 1958
Beijing Capital International Airport opens. View airlines from China.
Wednesday, March 05, 1958
FAST (Fleming Airways System Transport) started operations. View airlines from Philippines.
Thursday, March 06, 1958
Pacific Air Lines was renamed from Southwest Airways (>Delta). View airlines from USA.
Saturday, March 15, 1958
Olmedo Alfaro, Raúl Arias Espinosa & Harmodio Arias Jr. founded Aero Química. View airlines from Panama.
March 16th, 1958
TACV, founded in 1958, started operations (>Cabo Verde Airlines). View airlines from Cape Verde Islands.
Sunday, March 16, 1958
Air Inter operated its first flight (>Air France). View airlines from France.
Sunday, March 23, 1958
Flight of the first Fokker F.27 Mk 100. To be delivered to Aer Lingus in Nov1958. View airlines from Netherlands.
Monday, March 31, 1958
Austrian Airlines began to operate scheduled services. View airlines from Austria.
Wednesday, April 09, 1958
DC-8 aircraft One, registered N8008D, was rolled out of the Douglas Aircraft - Long Beach, CA. View airlines from USA.
Monday, April 28, 1958
The first transatlantic service of Aerlinte Eireann (>Aer Lingus) leaves Dublin and Shannon for New York. View airlines from Ireland.
May 02, 1958
Eagle Airways (Bermuda), established on 26Jul1957 by the independent British carrier, Eagle Airways, to operate scheduled services from Bermuda, operated its first scheduled flight (to Ildewild). View airlines from Bermuda.
Saturday, May 24, 1958
Martinair was established by aviation pioneer Martin Schröder as Martin’s Air Charter. View airlines from Netherlands.
Friday, May 30, 1958
First flight of the Douglas DC-8. View airlines from USA.
Monday, June 09, 1958
London Gatwick Airport opens after two years of extensive reconstruction. The first multimodal airport in the world, with direct rail connections from the main terminal to London. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Tuesday, July 01, 1958
Nepal Airlines was formed. View airlines from Nepal.
Thursday, July 03, 1958
RNAC (Royal Nepal Airlines) was formed (>Nepal Airlines). View airlines from Nepal.
Friday, July 04, 1958
Ghana Airways was formed.. View airlines from Ghana.
Tuesday, July 15, 1958
Ghana Airways, formed on 04Jul1958, commenced operations. View airlines from Ghana.
Thursday, August 14, 1958
Boeing delivers first B.707 to Pan Am. View airlines from USA.
August 18, 1958
Lebanese Air Transport (i) was formed on the strength of Presidential Decree # 20168. View airlines from Lebanon.
Saturday, August 23, 1958
Nigeria Airways was founded on this date (after the dissolution of WAAC) & commenced operations on 01Oct1958. View airlines from Nigeria.
Friday, September 05, 1958
LADECO was founded (=>LanExpress). View airlines from Chile.
Thursday, September 18, 1958
Interflug was established on this date. It started operations in 1963 & the last commercial flight was on 30Apr1991. View airlines from East Germany.
Tuesday, September 30, 1958
WAAC (West African Airways Corporation) ceased operations. View airlines from West Africa.
Wednesday, October 01, 1958
Nigeria Airways, founded on 23Aug1958 (after the dissolution of WAAC), commenced operations as West African Airways Corporation Nigeria Limited. View airlines from Nigeria.
Saturday, October 04, 1958
BOAC de Havilland Comet made first the commercial transatlantic crossing by a jet airliner, from Heathrow Airport to New York International Airport. View airlines from United Kingdom.
October 16, 1958
Country Air Services was formed by Keith Thompson at Rockhampton Airport to provide passenger and cargo services throughout Queensland. The airline was renamed to Countryair in 1983. View airlines from Australia.
Sunday, October 26, 1958
The first commercial flight by a B.707 took place, on Pan American World Airways transatlantic service from New York City to Paris. View airlines from USA.
Saturday, November 01, 1958
OFD was founded by Martin Dekker & Jan Janssen as OLT (Ostfriesische Lufttransport). View airlines from Germany.
Saturday, November 01, 1958
Ladeco begin operations. View airlines from Chile.
Wednesday, December 10, 1958
National Airlines operated the very first domestic jet service in the United States, flying a B.707 from Miami to New York’s Idlewild (now JFK). View airlines from USA.
December 27th, 1958
TACV was founded (>Cabo Verde Airlines). View airlines from Cape Verde Islands.