All Nippon Airways

All Nippon Airways

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According to company’s official website, in December 1952, Japan Helicopter & Aeroplane Transports Co., Ltd was established with the goal of restoring regular air transportation services disrupted by WW II. The company started a helicopter service, but in May it was authorized to operate a charter passenger service. It was only in December 1957 that …

Eastern China Airlines

Eastern China Airlines

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According to company’s official website, China Eastern Air Holding Company, headquartered in Shanghai, is one of the three largest major air transport companies in China. The company (formerly China Eastern Airlines established in 1988), was founded in April 1995 with the headquarters located in Shanghai. The scope of business includes public air transportation, general aviation …

Air India

Air India

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Air India is India’s national flag carrier. Although air transport was born in India on February 18, 1911 when Henri Piquet, flying a Humber bi-plane, carried mail from Allahabad to Naini Junction, some six miles away, the scheduled services in India, in the real sense, began on October 15, 1932. It was on this day …

Korean Air

Korean Air

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The air transport industry in Korea was initially formed with the establishment of Korea National Airlines (KNA), a private company in 1948. However, as a result of insufficient demand for air traffic, its inability to compete with foreign carriers, its underdeveloped airline management skills and technology, KNA went bankrupt in 1962. Korean Air Lines was …

Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand

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Air New Zealand‘s story began in April 1940 when its forerunner airline, Tasman Empire Airways Limited (TEAL) was incorporated. The route network was expanded from Australia and the Pacific to Asia, the USA, the UK and Europe. In October 1953 TEAL became jointly owned by the New Zealand and Australian Governments, and in April 1961 …

Qantas Airlines

Qantas Airlines

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Founded in the Queensland outback in 1920, Qantas has grown to be Australia’s largest domestic and international airline. Registered originally as the Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited (QANTAS), Qantas is widely regarded as the world’s leading long distance airline and one of the strongest brands in Australia. The Qantas Group’s main business is …

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