1868 Nicholas II, last Tsar of Russia
1980 Ian Curtis (guitarist – Joy Division)
On This Day:
1934 TWA (airline) begins its commercial flights
Have a good Thursday, 18th May
Please visit the above, and click out on a Google link – help me pay for the time it takes to makes these daily posts
Today sees the 10th anniversary of the first commercial flight of the iconic A380. How times flies!
The question, though, is posed – is there a future for the huge aircraft? Orders remain very low – with nothing since 2013. Airbus executives remain, bullish, expecting the market to steadily (albeit slowly) grow in the coming years.