12 October 1940 worldwartwo.filminspector.com Imperial Airways flying boat
Malayan Airways Logo - The history of the airline started in 1937, when Malayan Airways Limited was registered as a company. Flying operations started in 1947, with the aircraft bearing the symbol of a winged tiger. In 1963, the airline was renamed Malaysian Airways Limited, when the Federation of Malaysia was formed.
Another notable moment in aviation history was when, on October 4 1958 the British Overseas Airways Corporation, operated the first ever-transatlantic passenger commercial services in the world between London and New York in one of its brand new De Havilland DH106 Comet 4 jet airliners. British Airways and American Airlines now fly to New York 14 times a day with a departure during the day taking place on an almost hourly basis.
Land's End Airport or St Just Airport (IATA: LEQ, ICAO: EGHC), situated near St Just in Penwith, 5 NM (9.3 km; 5.8 mi) west of Penzance, in Cornwall, is the most south westerly airport of mainland Britain. The airport is owned by the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company (ISSC). ISSC's subsidiary Westward Airways operates the airport, and another subsidiary, Isles of Scilly