Today In Aviation History: September 23rd –

Today In Aviation History: September 23rd

These are the top events in aviation history for September 23rd:

Saturday, September 23, 1911
The first US airmail flight was made. Earle Ovington flew 9.7 km (6 miles) from Nassau Boulevard, New York to Mineola, New York.

Wednesday, September 23, 1925
LAB (Lloyd Aero Boliviano) commenced operations

Wednesday, September 23, 1931
The contract between CLASSA and the Spanish government was declared void, allowing LAPE to begin operations (>Iberia)

Wednesday, September 23, 1931
First flight of the first Gibraltar Airways. Company formed by M H Bland (to be restarted as Gibair in 1947)

September 23, 1963
Aerolineas INI (Ini Airlines) last flight was made without authorisation

Monday, September 23, 1968
Air Crews & Maintenance Inc., a scheduled air taxi services to points in Florida, was certificated

Wednesday, September 23, 1998
Ajet was established as Helios Airways

September 23, 2008
Constellation West Indian Airways ceased operations

September 23, 2017
flyadeal commenced operations with its inaugural commercial service, Jeddah-Riyadh

September 23rd, 2019
A ruling by the Bolivian government saw TAM Bolivia grounded until further notice

September 23rd, 2019
Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia ceased operations before restarting as Sunclass Airlines

September 23, 2019
Thomas Cook Airlines ceases operations

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