London to Paris scheduled passenger airplane service

Aircraft Travel and Transport of London, England, inaugurated London to Paris scheduled passenger airplane service on August 25, 1919.

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Date:
      August 25th 1919
Company(s):
      Aircraft Travel and Transport of London
Location:
      London, England


Additional Information:

  • 1919 in aviation – Wikipedia
    This is a list of aviation-related events from 1919
  • List of firsts in aviation – Wikipedia
    This is a list of firsts in aviation.
  • BBC NEWS | Business | Recreating the first passenger flight
    On 25 August, 1919, the world’s first daily international passenger air service launched, from London to Paris. It took off from Hounslow Heath – a patch of land just a mile or so from what is now London’s Heathrow Airport.
  • Explore our past | History & Heritage – British Airways
    British Airways can trace its origins back to the birth of civil aviation, the pioneering days following World War I. In the 90 years that have passed since the world’s first schedule air service on 25 August 1919, air travel has changed beyond all recognition.
  • Aircraft Transport and Travel – Wikipedia
    On 5 October 1916, Aircraft Transport and Travel (AT&T) was formed by George Holt Thomas. Using a fleet of former military Airco DH.4A biplanes, it operated relief flights between Folkestone and Ghent. On 15 July 1919, the company flew a proving flight across the English Channel, despite a lack of support from the British government.

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