Canadian Buffalo Airways has been in the business of providing scheduled and chartered passenger and freight service for over 40 years. Buffalo mostly operates in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
Buffalo’s fleet consists of vintage piston powered war planes like the DC-3 , DC-4 and C-46 Commando. For the fire fighting contracts the PBY-5 and CL-215 was added. Latest addition to the fleet is the turboprop powered L-188 Electra.
Air China is the flag carrier and one of the major airlines of the People’s Republic of China. By fleet size Air China is the world’s 10th largest airline, nowadays consisting of mostly Western types. Air China was formed when the CAAC was split up in 6 different airlines.
In this airline profile we will look into de CAAC history and the modern day Air China.
Saudi Arabian Airlines
In 1962 Saudi Arabian Airlines was the first Middle Eastern airline operation a jet airliner, when two Boeing 720´s were delivered. Nowadays, rebranded as Saudia, the airline flies a modern fleet of Boeing and Airbus aircraft with a total of 90 destinations. Besides being Saudi Arabia´s domestic and international airline, Saudi Arabian also provides cargo and Royal / government-related flights, provided by special aircraft types.
Virgin Atlantic was developed as an offshoot of the Virgin Group founded by Richard Branson, at that time better known as the flamboyant leader of Virgin Records. Virgin Atlantic started cheap flights between London and New York in June 1984.
AviaMagazine.com looks at one of the first low budget airlines, and all it’s current and former offshoots.
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