100th Years Anniversary of Civil Aviation in India
Centenary Celebrations • Civil Aviation India
Centenary Celebrations of Civil Aviation in India
On 18 February, 1911 the first commercial civil aviation flight took place in India between Allahabad and Naini, a distance of 6 miles when Henri Piquet carried 6500 mails on a Humber biplane. This is considered to be the world’s first airmail service and the beginning of civil aviation in India.
Further information: 100 Years of Civil Aviation in India - Milestones or on Dr. Manmohan Singh FB Page