7 oldest airlines still operating in the world

7 oldest airlines still operating in the world

Flying is one of the activities characterising human existence as travelling to other parts of the world will be a herculean task without the use of aircraft.

Legit.ng notes that some airlines that date back to the early 20th century have been helpful to mankind in terms of transportation, and on the basis of this, seven of them that are still in existence will be listed in this article.

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Courtesy of Oldest.org, Legit.ng 7 highlights oldest airlines still operating in the world

1. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

This airline was founded on October 7, 1919 and it is headquartered in Amstelveen, North Holland, Netherlands. It has a fleet size of 117 and flies to 145 destinations.

7 oldest airlines still operating in the world; check your favourite in the list

KLM. Photo credit: Oldest.org
Source: UGC

2. Avianca

Avianca, which has its headquarter in Bogota, Colombia, was founded on December 5, 1919.

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It has a fleet size of 102 and the airline flies to 114 destinations.

7 oldest airlines still operating in the world; check your favourite in the list

Avianca. Photo credit: Oldest.org
Source: UGC

3. Qantas

Qantas is headquartered in Sydney, Australia, and it was founded on November 16, 1920. The airline, which has a fleet size of 130 planes, flies to 85 destinations.

7 oldest airlines still operating in the world; check your favourite in the list

Qantas. Photo credit: Oldest.org
Source: UGC

4. Aeroflot

This airline was founded on February 3, 1923, and it is headquartered in Moscow, Russia. Its fleet size is 247 planes and the airline flies to 146 destinations.

7 oldest airlines still operating in the world; check your favourite in the list

Aeroflot. Photo credit: Oldest.org
Source: UGC

5. Czech Airlines

This was founded on October 6, 1923. The headquarters of the airline is in Vokovich, Prague, Czech Republic. It has a fleet size of 14 planes and the airline flies to 25 destinations.

7 oldest airlines still operating in the world; check your favourite in the list

Czech Airlines. Photo credit: Oldest.org
Source: UGC

6. Finnair

Finnair was founded on November 1, 1923. Its headquarters is in Vantaa, Finland. Finnair has 84 planes and the airline flies to 132 destinations.

7 oldest airlines still operating in the world; check your favourite in the list

Finnair. Photo credit: Oldest.org
Source: UGC

7. Delta Air Lines

This airline was founded on May 2, 1925. It is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The airline has 840 planes. It flies to 325 destinations.

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7 oldest airlines still operating in the world; check your favourite in the list

Delta Air Lines. Photo credit: Oldest.org
Source: UGC

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) said not all airlines would resume on Tuesday, July 28.

Flights are scheduled to resume back on Tuesday but NCAA said some airlines would not be permitted flight operation.

The aviation control body further disclosed that some airlines have not met the protocols contained in the directives of the federal government as suggested by the presidential task force on Covid-19.

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