Posts Tagged ‘South African Airways’


Into Africa: Airbus Style

Come aboard as Mark Lawrence takes us along for the ride on his trip to South Africa on Lufthansa and South African Airways.
by Mark Lawrence

British Airways and Iberia tails.

Today in Aviation History: April 8th

British Airways and Iberia formally combine their businesses, an engine explodes and falls off of a BOAC Boeing 707 near Heathrow, a South African de Havilland Comet crashes in the Mediterranean, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff


Today in Aviation History: March 13th

An Iranian Air Force C-130 crashes, Apollo 9 returns to Earth after 10 days in orbit, the first female Canadian gets her pilot’s license, South African Flight 806 and a BOAC Viscount 818 crash in separate incidents, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff


Kobe Airport during construction in 2003, as seen from the NASA Earth Observatory spacecraft

February 16th in Aviation History: Kobe Airport Opens on Man-Made Island, First Production Airbus A310 Unveiled

The F-8 Crusader makes its first flight, Kobe Airport opens on a man-made island in Japan, Airbus rolls out the first production A310, China Airlines Flight 676 crashes in Taiwan, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.


On This Day in Aviation History: November 28th

A South African Airways jet crashes into the Indian Ocean, Air New Zealand's Mount Erebus disaster, Lufthansa makes its first flight to Japan, first ever flight over the South Pole in 1929, and more...
by admin