Commercial Aviation crosses it's 100 year mark

Commercial Aviation crosses it’s 100 year mark

Commercial Aviation has reached it’s 100th birthday as we cross over into 2014.

Since the start of World War I in 1914 we’ve been trekking all over the world starting with Florida and expanding to a whopping 40,000 cities over 80 million kilometres.

Here’s an infographic from Virgin Travel breaking down some of the impressive facts about how much commercial aviation has really grown.


What do you think? Can you remember your first flight? It’s difficult to imagine a time without flying, especially the fact that it didn’t exist just 100 years ago. Look how we’ve grown! Let me know your thoughts.

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