Posts Tagged ‘Turkish Airlines’

This FedEx DC-10 (N306FE) was involved in an attempted hijacking in 1994. (Photo by

Today in Aviation History: April 7th

Auburn Calloway attempts to take down a Federal Express DC-10, Story Musgrave and Don Peterson become the first astronauts to perform a space shuttle spacewalk, history's first midair collision takes place over France, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

Passengers board an Aloha Airlines jet in 1973.

February 17th in Aviation History: Turkish Prime Minister Survives London Plane Crash, Aloha Emerges from Bankruptcy

Asiana Airlines is established, Aloha comes out of bankruptcy protection, the Turkish prime minister survives a plane crash in London, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff


Final Call: Burt Rutan on Building the World’s Largest Plane, Singapore Offers Private Jets for A380 Connections

Burt Rutan explains why he's building the world's largest airplane from scratch rather than just bolting two 747s together, Turkish wants to buy LOT, US Airways wants to merge with American, inside Narita's immigration gulag, a...
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On This Day in Aviation History: September 19th

A bomb takes down UTA Flight 772, Israel launches their first satellite, a Turkish Airlines 727 hits a mountain, some farm animals fly a balloon, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.


Photos: Turkish Airlines Launches Istanbul-Los Angeles Service

Turkish Airlines on Thursday began its new nonstop service between Istanbul and Los Angeles International Airport.
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