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#AllNipponAirways (#ANA) began as Japan Helicopter & Aeroplane Transports Company #onthisday in 1952. The airline has grown to become the largest in Japan. In December 1998, ANA began service from Tokyo to San Francisco. Have you ever flown on ANA? This tweet was posted on December 27, 2019.
#CathayPacific Airways was registered in Hong Kong #onthisday in 1946 by former WWII pilots. Here you can see the airline’s first plane, a Douglas C-47, the military designation for the DC-3, nicknamed “Betsy”. Have you ever been to Hong Kong? #MuseumFromHome This tweet was posted on September 24, 2020.
#CathayPacific was registered in #HongKong #onthisday in 1946 by two former WWII pilots. Here you can see Cathay Pacific’s first plane, a Douglas DC-3, nicknamed Betsy. https://t.co/BbDKihe8Us This tweet was posted on September 24, 2018.
#HBD to Juan Trippe, who was born #onthisday in 1899. The founder of Pan American Airways, Trippe and PAA revolutionized international air travel, inaugurating the first regular commercial trans-Pacific and trans-Atlantic air service. #avgeek This tweet was posted on June 27, 2018.
#HappyBirthday Amelia Earhart! The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, she was born #onthisday in 1897. #HBD This tweet was posted on July 24, 2017.
#HappyBirthday to #IsamuNoguchi. Born #onthisday in 1904 in Los Angeles to an American-born mother and a Japanese father, #Noguchi became a bicultural ambassador between the East and the West. #NoguchiSFO This tweet was posted on November 17, 2018.
#HappyBirthday to @AsianaAirlines! The Korean airline was formed #onthisday in 1988. #HBD This tweet was posted on February 17, 2017.
#HappyBirthday to Charles #Lindbergh who was born #onthisday in 1902. #avgeek #aviationhistory #HBD This tweet was posted on February 04, 2017.
#HappyBirthday to Juan Trippe, the first President of Pan American World Airways, who was born #onthisday in 1899. Under Trippe, #PanAm became an innovative business model that became the blueprint for the global air transport system. #JuanTrippe #PanAmerican #avgeek This tweet was posted on June 27, 2022.
#HappyBirthday to Juan Trippe, the late founder and President of Pan American, who was born #onthisday in 1899. #PanAm’s unrivaled string of aviation firsts included first commercial service across the oceans, first successful jet service, and the first widebody service. #avgeek This tweet was posted on June 27, 2019.
#HappyBirthday to Philippine Airlines (PAL), which was founded #onthisday in 1941. #Avgeek #aviation #PhilippineAirlines This tweet was posted on February 26, 2018.
#HappyBirthday to Philippine Airlines (PAL), which was founded #onthisday in 1941. #Aviationhistory #Avgeek This tweet was posted on February 26, 2017.
#HappyBirthdayCalifornia! #Onthisday in 1850, California officially became a state in the Union. What is your favorite thing about CA? This tweet was posted on September 09, 2017.
#Hawaiian Airlines was first incorporated as Inter-Island Airways #onthisday in 1929, the airline dates back to before Hawaiian statehood. Have you ever flown on Hawaiian Airlines? #TravelTuesday This tweet was posted on January 29, 2019.
#Northeast Airlines’ last day of operation occurred #onthisday in 1972. The airline began as Boston-Maine Airways in 1931 and was absorbed by #Delta Air Lines. Did you ever fly on Northeast Airlines? #avgeek This tweet was posted on July 31, 2019.
#OnThisDay in 1915 the Panama-Pacific International Exposition came to a close. #PPIE #PPIE100 This tweet was posted on December 04, 2015.
#OnThisDay in 1919, Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. or #Avianca was founded. Avianca was the first airline in the Americas. #avgeek This tweet was posted on December 05, 2016.
#OnThisDay in 1923, French fashion designer André Courrèges was born. His 1973 uniform for UTA had a skirt or flared trousers option, a fitted sweater, and a short jacket in imitation leather. The pearlescent pink, powder blue, or red outfits came with white vinyl flat boots. This tweet was posted on March 09, 2022.
#OnThisDay in 1924, Huff Daland Dusters Inc. was founded; it was one of the earliest known commercial aerial crop-dusting operations in America. In 1928, when C.E. Woolman took over the company, he renamed it Delta Air Service, a predecessor to Delta Air Lines. #avgeek This tweet was posted on May 30, 2019.
#OnThisDay in 1924, the Huff Daland Dusters, based in Macon, Georgia, began one of the earliest known commercial aerial crop-dusting operations in America. This company is now known as #Delta Air Lines. What are you favorite Delta memories? This tweet was posted on May 30, 2018.
#OnThisDay in 1927, #CharlesLindbergh landed in #Paris, #France in his #Ryan NYP “Spirit of St. Louis,” making him the first person to complete a solo, non-stop flight over the Atlantic Ocean to Europe. https://t.co/lZ4ZbaBqmp #AviationEvolutions This tweet was posted on May 21, 2018.
#OnThisDay in 1927, #CharlesLindbergh landed in Paris, France, after completing the first solo crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. Departing from New York, after 33 1/2 hours, Lindbergh became an international star upon landing at Paris’ Le Bourget Field. #avgeek This tweet was posted on May 21, 2019.
#OnThisDay in 1927, Charles #Lindbergh landed his Ryan NYP "Spirit of St. Louis" at Mills Field. #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on September 16, 2016.
#OnThisDay in 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh landed in Paris, France, after completing his historic solo crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. His 3,500-mile journey crossed more than 1,900 miles of open ocean before he landed in Paris’ Le Bourget Field. #avgeek #MuseumFromHome This tweet was posted on May 21, 2020.
#OnThisDay in 1927, Charles Lindbergh landed his Ryan NYP "Spirit of St. Louis" at Mills Field. San Francisco celebrated the famous aviator by declaring the day “Lindbergh Day." #SFOHistory #SFHistory #CharlesLindbergh This tweet was posted on September 16, 2019.
#OnThisDay in 1927, Mills Field was officially dedicated. San Francisco had the barest necessities for an airport - an airstrip and an unfinished Administration Building - when the dedication took place. #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on May 07, 2021.
#OnThisDay in 1927, the Mills Field Municipal Airport of San Francisco began operations. #SFOHistory @flySFO This tweet was posted on June 07, 2016.
#OnThisDay in 1927, the Mills Field Municipal Airport of San Francisco began operations. #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on June 07, 2017.
#OnThisDay in 1927, the Mills Field Municipal Airport of San Francisco officially began operations. #AvGeek #AviationHistory #SFHistory #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on June 07, 2022.
#OnThisDay in 1927, the Mills Field Municipal Airport of San Francisco officially began operations. #avgeek #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on June 07, 2018.
#OnThisDay in 1927, the first scheduled Pan American Airways mail service departed from Key West, Florida to Havana, Cuba. #PanAm #avgeek This tweet was posted on October 28, 2017.
#OnThisDay in 1928 a Fokker F-7 inaugurated #PanAm’s first scheduled passenger flight from Key West to Havana. This tweet was posted on January 16, 2016.
#OnThisDay in 1928: Hangar No. 2 was under construction at Mills Field. It was followed soon after with Hangars 3 and 4. Renting an overnight spot within cost $1.50 #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on February 01, 2021.
#OnThisDay in 1930 the City & County of SF @SFgov began purchasing Mills Field and surrounding property. #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on August 30, 2016.
#OnThisDay in 1930, Ellen Church began her first shift as the first female cabin crewmember at Boeing Air Transport (BAT). She pioneered the “stewardess” profession and recruited seven more women for hire. #EllenChurch #avgeek #WomenInAviation This tweet was posted on May 15, 2019.
#OnThisDay in 1930, the City and County of San Francisco began purchasing Mills Field and the surrounding property. San Francisco agreed to a ten-year purchasing program with the Mills Estate to acquire 1,112 acres. #avgeek This tweet was posted on August 30, 2019.