Airline history from 1969, this page lists 33 airline related events from 1969.
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33 dates in airline history from 1969:
Wednesday, January 01, 1969
FlyBE was formed as Intra Airways. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Thursday, January 02, 1969
Condor Flugdienst, having taken over Südflug International on 02Jan1968, now fully integrated the company in. View airlines from West Germany.
Saturday, February 01, 1969
Maersk Shipping Line sets up Maersk Air. View airlines from Denmark.
February 1st, 1969
After Mackey Airlines was sold to Eastern Air Lines, Colonel Mackey started a new commuter carrier, Mackey Air Taxi. View airlines from USA.
February 5th, 1969
Triangle Airways was incorporated. View airlines from USA.
Sunday, February 09, 1969
The B.747-100 made its first flight. View airlines from USA.
Monday, February 17, 1969
UB Air was incorporated & restarted airline services on 01Jul1990. View airlines from India.
Sunday, March 02, 1969
The first flight of Concorde 1 (F-WTSS) from Toulouse. View airlines from France.
Wednesday, March 19, 1969
The first scheduled jet air service inside the Arctic Circle began as Nordair inaugurates a weekly return service between Montreal, and Resolution Bay, Cornwallis Island. View airlines from Canada.
Tuesday, April 01, 1969
Air Jamaica, established in Oct1968, restarted operations. View airlines from Jamaica.
Wednesday, April 16, 1969
First flight of the Let L-410 Turbolet. View airlines from USSR.
Thursday, April 17, 1969
Tigerair Mandala was founded as Mandala Airlines. View airlines from Indonesia.
April 24th, 1969
BEA Airtours was formed as a division of BEA to provide it with a low cost platform for holiday travel (>Thomas Cook Airlines). View airlines from United Kingdom.
Wednesday, April 30, 1969
The first woman airline pilot in the West, Turi Widerøe of Norway, made her first flight as a first officer for SAS. View airlines from Norway.
Wednesday, April 30, 1969
Aviogenex, formed on 21May1968 as Genex Airlines, restarted under current name. View airlines from Serbia.
Wednesday, May 07, 1969
NAYSA restarted operations as NAYSA (Navegacion y Servicios Aereos). View airlines from Spain.
Tuesday, May 27, 1969
The Prototype of the Saunders ST-27 was first flown in Montreal. View airlines from Canada.
June 1st, 1969
Angeles Flying Service merged into Puget Sound Airlines. View airlines from USA.
Thursday, June 05, 1969
The Tu-144 first goes supersonic. View airlines from USSR.
June 9th, 1969
Cascade Airways, regional airline based in Spokane, Washington, commenced operations. View airlines from USA.
Monday, June 30, 1969
Aerosucre operations started. View airlines from Colombia.
Thursday, August 14, 1969
Braniff began non-stop B.707 service from Dallas Love Field to Honolulu. View airlines from USA.
Tuesday, August 19, 1969
Embraer is founded as a mixed capital company, controlled by the Union. View airlines from Brazil.
Tuesday, August 26, 1969
First flight of the Fairchild Swearingen Metroliner. View airlines from USA.
September 01, 1969
Kingdom of Libya Airlines (KLA), was rebranded as Libyan Arab Airlines (aka Jamahiriya Libyan Airlines). View airlines from Libya.
September 17, 1969
Nauru Airlines was established as Air Nauru. View airlines from Nauru.
Thursday, September 25, 1969
Adrian Dalsey, Larry Hillblom and Robert Lynn (the D, H and L in the company name) incorporated DHL Worldwide Express (>Astar Air Cargo). View airlines from USA.
Friday, September 26, 1969
Washington Airlines, formed by Butler Aviation as an attempt as a STOL operation out of Baltimore, ceased operations. View airlines from USA.
Wednesday, October 01, 1969
The Concorde supersonic transport plane breaks the sound barrier for the first time. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Monday, October 20, 1969
Finnair introduced an inertial navigation system on its aircraft, becoming the first airline to dispense with the need for a navigator aboard. View airlines from Finland.
October 31, 1969
Tellair (i), founded by the shareholders of British Eagle Airways and the Swiss cantons of Bern and Valais in Mar1968, ceased operations. View airlines from Switzerland.
Monday, December 08, 1969
Air Charter changed its name to Air Charter International (>Air France). View airlines from France.
Friday, December 12, 1969
PanAm took first delivery of the B.747. View airlines from USA.