Airline history from 1982, this page lists 28 airline related events from 1982.
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28 dates in airline history from 1982:
Wednesday, January 13, 1982
The prototype B.757 rolled out of the Renton factory. View airlines from USA.
Friday, February 05, 1982
Laker Airways operated its last flight. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Tuesday, February 16, 1982
The first production Airbus Industrie A310 was rolled out at the factory in Toulouse, destined for Swissair. View airlines from France.
Friday, February 19, 1982
The first B.757 took to the air on its maiden flight. View airlines from USA.
March 01, 1982
Apollo entered into bankruptcy protection in 1981 and changed its name to Pacific Coast Airlines. View airlines from USA.
March 09, 1982
Jetwest International Airways was renamed to Sunworld International Airways. View airlines from USA.
Monday, March 29, 1982
Metropolitan Airways, owned by the same holding company as Alderney Air Ferries, took over their operations. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Thursday, April 01, 1982
Air France flew the Concorde over to Rio de Janeiro and Caracas, Venezuela for the last time. View airlines from France.
Friday, April 02, 1982
Newly-formed British Island Airways made its first revenue flight from Gatwick to Catania in Italy. View airlines from United Kingdom.
Saturday, April 03, 1982
First flight of the Airbus A.310. View airlines from France.
Wednesday, April 07, 1982
Trans Adria merged into JAT (Yugoslav Airlines) (>>Air Serbia). View airlines from Yugoslavia.
May 3rd, 1982
Skystar International was incorporated. View airlines from USA.
Wednesday, May 12, 1982
Braniff International ceased all operations, thus ending 54 years of service. View airlines from USA.
June 15, 1982
Pacific East Air, formed in Jan1982, commenced scheduled low-fare services. View airlines from USA.
Thursday, June 17, 1982
Horizon Air acquires Air Oregon. View airlines from USA.
June 28th, 1982
Best Airlines, an FAA regulated Part 121 air carrier, was established. View airlines from USA.
Thursday, July 01, 1982
Air Creebec restarted operations. View airlines from Canada.
Friday, August 13, 1982
Tower Air was formed by Zev Melamid, Mordechi Gill, Morris Nachtomi, and Sam Fondlier as equal shareholders. View airlines from USA.
Thursday, August 19, 1982
United became the first carrier to operate the B.767, taking its first delivery of B.767-200s. View airlines from USA.
August 20th, 1982
The Hawaii Express, founded by Michael Hartley, began flights. View airlines from USA.
August 25 1982
ICARO Aero Taxi, a Forli based carrier, was established. View airlines from Italy.
September 07, 1982
Kampuchea Airlines started services (>>Royal Air Cambodge). View airlines from Cambodia.
October 31st, 1982
Continental merged with Texas International (dissolving TI), offering service to four continents (North and South America, Asia and Australia). View airlines from USA.
Tuesday, November 02, 1982
Last commercial Air New Zealand DC10 flight arrives in Auckland from Hong Kong. View airlines from New Zealand.
Thursday, November 04, 1982
Pan Am inaugurated service from Los Angeles to Sydney; at 7,487 non-stop miles (11,979 km), it was the longest non-stop flight in the world. View airlines from USA.
Tuesday, November 09, 1982
Altair Airlines filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy & ceased operations. View airlines from USA.
Tuesday, November 23, 1982
ZAS Airline, founded by the two brothers Sherif and Emir Zarkani as a freight airline, started operations. View airlines from Egypt.
Thursday, December 02, 1982
AeroCaribbean, established in 1982 as Empresa Aero, started operations (>>Cubana). View airlines from Cuba.