Airline history from 1965, this page lists 38 airline related events from 1965.
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38 dates in airline history from 1965:
Friday, January 01, 1965
TCA (Trans-Canada Airlines)) was renamed Air Canada. View airlines from Canada.
Saturday, January 02, 1965
Air Manila, formed in 1964, operated its first flight (>PAL). View airlines from Philippines.
Tuesday, January 05, 1965
Fairways start operations (>Filipinas Orient Airways +>PAL). View airlines from Philippines.
Tuesday, January 12, 1965
Douglas Aircraft rolls-out first DC-9. It was powered by two P&W JT8D engines. View airlines from USA.
Wednesday, February 10, 1965
Panair do Brasil was forced to cease operations abruptly when the Brazilian military government, which seized power the year before, suspended its operational certification. View airlines from Brazil.
Friday, February 19, 1965
Lufthansa signs up as the first customer for the forthcoming B.737. View airlines from Germany.
Thursday, February 25, 1965
The Douglas DC-9 twinjet airliner made its first flight. View airlines from USA.
Saturday, February 27, 1965
First flight of the Antonov An-22. View airlines from USSR.
Wednesday, March 10, 1965
Douglas Airways was founded as Aerial Tours by D. B. Douglas at Port Moresby. View airlines from Papua New Guinea.
Saturday, March 20, 1965
Invicta International Airlines first revenue earning flight took place. View airlines from United Kingdom.
March 23, 1965
Ace Airways was certificated to operate scheduled air taxi services to points in the state of Massachusetts. View airlines from USA.
Sunday, March 28, 1965
Tropair was founded (>Safair). View airlines from South Africa.
Thursday, April 01, 1965
TEAL changed its name to Air New Zealand. View airlines from New Zealand.
Thursday, April 01, 1965
NAMC YS-11 entered service with Japan Domestic Airlines. View airlines from Japan.
Thursday, April 01, 1965
Malaysian Airways absorbed Borneo Airways. View airlines from Malaysia.
Friday, April 09, 1965
BAC One-Eleven entered service with British United Airways (>British Airways). View airlines from United Kingdom.
Thursday, May 20, 1965
First flight of the De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter. View airlines from Canada.
Thursday, June 10, 1965
A BEA Trident 1C performs the world's first automatic landing during a scheduled commercial air service. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Sunday, June 13, 1965
The first prototype BN-2 Islander conducted its maiden flight. View airlines from United Kingdom.
June 14, 1965
Holiday Airlines (ii), formed as an air taxi operator, started scheduled services. View airlines from USA.
Tuesday, July 06, 1965
FAST (Fleming Airways System Transport) ceased operations. View airlines from Philippines.
July 12, 1965
First flight of the Britten-Norman Islander. View airlines from United Kingdom.
July 21, 1965
Vroman Aviation was certificated to operate scheduled commuter services to points in Texas. It was originally known as Champs Aviation. View airlines from USA.
Sunday, August 01, 1965
Transglobe Airways was renamed from Air Links. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Tuesday, August 10, 1965
B.727-200 received its first order, from Northeast Airlines. View airlines from USA.
Sunday, August 15, 1965
Libyan Airlines, founded in 1964, started operations as Royal Libyan Airlines. View airlines from Libya.
Monday, August 23, 1965
Air Wisconsin restarted operations. View airlines from USA.
Wednesday, September 01, 1965
CAS (Continental Air Services), a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental Air Lines started flying in South-East Asia. View airlines from USA.
Wednesday, September 15, 1965
Air Siam was founded as Varan Air-Siam but it did not start services until 1970. View airlines from Thailand.
Friday, October 01, 1965
Bechuanaland National Airways was organised on this day, with the help of the UK airline Autair International (>Botswana Airways). View airlines from Bechuanaland.
Saturday, October 02, 1965
United Libyan Airlines was absorbed into Kingdom of Libya Airlines (>Libyan Airlines). View airlines from Libya.
November 03, 1965
Uvalde Aero Service was certificated to operate scheduled commuter services from Uvalde to other points in Texas. View airlines from USA.
Wednesday, November 24, 1965
First commercial services through new Auckland International Airport. View airlines from New Zealand.
November 30, 1965
Internord was formed by the merger of Denmark's Aero-Nord (formed in 1965) and Sweden's Osterman Air Charter. View airlines from Denmark.
Wednesday, December 08, 1965
DC.9 entered service with Delta Air Lines. View airlines from USA.
Tuesday, December 21, 1965
New York Airways commenced helicopter services between the roof of the Pan Am building and John F. Kennedy International Airport. View airlines from USA.
Wednesday, December 22, 1965
The Convair CV-640 entered service with Caribair. View airlines from USA.
December 24, 1965
Central Maine Flying Service was certified to operate scheduled third-level services in its home state. View airlines from USA.