Posts Tagged ‘Swissair’
 

 
A Swissair Boeing 747-300 at Zurich. (Photo by Eduard Marmet via Wikipedia)

Swissair Liquidates, Hijacker Crashes Xiamen Airlines Plane: October 2 in Aviation History

Swissair grounds its fleet, a Xiamen Airlines flight is hijacked in China, President Reagan re-starts the B-1B bomber program, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 
Austrian Airlines restarted international flights with this Airbus A310, OE-LAA New York, from Vienna to JFK in 1989. (Photo by Joe Pries)

March 26th in Aviation History: Austrian Airlines Resumes International Flights After Two Decade Hiatus

Happy Birthday to the late Swissair! Austrian Airlines resumes international service, an Arrow Air DC-10 drops some engine parts, Comair pilots launch an 89-day strike, 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.
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Aviator Frank Trenholm Coffyn. When he's not flying planes with his knees and feet, he's pumping gangsta rap on his iPod from dual 16" speakers. "I downloaded NWA thinking it was Northwest Airlines, but I fell in love when I heard that 'Straight Outta Compton' joint."

On This Day in Aviation History: February 16th

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.
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