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User currently offlineCba From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 4531 posts, RR: 3
Posted (12 years 7 months 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 1340 times:

Air France, Lufthansa, British Airways, and KLM have been serving IAH as long as I can remember? When did these carriers start service to IAH?

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User currently offlineB757300 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 4114 posts, RR: 22
Reply 1, posted (12 years 7 months 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 1252 times:

I know KLM has been around since IAH opened. I'm not sure about the rest.


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User currently offlineTriley1057 From United Kingdom, joined Dec 1999, 462 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (12 years 7 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1240 times:

KLM has been around long before IAH opened. I am not completely positive but I think they started service in 1953. Correct me if I am wrong.

User currently offlineGreg From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (12 years 7 months 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 1213 times:

The IAH-LGW route was originally British Caledonian. I believe it started around 1980.

User currently offlineLt-AWACS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (12 years 7 months 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 1194 times:

I flew British Cal when we moved from Houston to London and Back. In 1978 and 1979. I still have the time table from 1979  Smile

Houston to London 6pm arrive 9am+1 dly
London to Houston 1140am arrive 4pm daily


Ciao and Hook 'em Horns,
Lt-AWACS


User currently offlineRogueTrader From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (12 years 7 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 1179 times:

I've seen pictures of Air France planes in Houston before IAH opened. I think I've seen propeller driven AF planes at Hobby dating from the late fifties or early sixties.

Also, I think its obvious that the lengthy KLM service is due to Shell's lengthy presence in Houston. There may have even been joint ownership of Royal Dutch Shell and Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) at one time.

Lufthansa is a relatively new arrival: late eighties or early nineties.

kind regards,

RogueTrader


User currently offlineLt-AWACS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (12 years 7 months 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1160 times:

Shell Oil (a div of Royal Dutch) is based in Houston (The US div that is).

as a side note- there are many other Int'l carriers at IAH. Did you need a whole list or just histories of these 4????

The Newest I think is now Air Jamaica.

Ciao and Hook 'em Horns,
Lt-AWACS


User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 33194 posts, RR: 71
Reply 7, posted (12 years 7 months 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 1158 times:

In addition to the aforementioned, Air Jamaica, AeroMexico, Aviateca, Cayman Airways, Grupo TACA, and Air Canada, as well as one other Mexican carrier (Aeroliteral?) service IAH. In the past IAH has seen South African Airways and Gulf Air, and I think Copa.


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User currently offlineJonPaulGeoRngo From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (12 years 7 months 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 1148 times:

Viasa, Canadian........................................

User currently offlineKAUSpilot From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 1959 posts, RR: 32
Reply 9, posted (12 years 7 months 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 1126 times:

Do Cargo Carriers Count? Cargolux flies there. I was flying through houston Class B at night on the 24th of this month in a 172 and passed pretty close to a cargolux 747......I thought it was a pretty cool airplane.

User currently offlineExnonrev From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 621 posts, RR: 3
Reply 10, posted (12 years 7 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 1110 times:

KLM started service to HOU in 1957. AF dates back to the early '60s, LH started circa 1984-85.

User currently offlineJonPaulGeoRngo From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (12 years 7 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1102 times:

Cargowise...
Cargolux, Lan Chile, Martinair, Volga, MAS Cargo (did they ever start service?)


User currently offlineScottb From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 6808 posts, RR: 32
Reply 12, posted (12 years 7 months 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 1082 times:

IAH also saw service from SAHSA before they went out of business, as well as LACSA before they were swallowed up by Grupo TACA.

User currently offlineTCAS From France, joined Sep 2006, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (12 years 7 months 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 1083 times:

Visited IAH 1.5 hours ago. AF flight was late by 2 hours. All others on time. Cayman was there as well as Aviateca, NYC 2000 772, 3 other 772s, one 764, 1 739, TACA A319, BA 772, KLM 744 Combi, World MD-11, and Lan Chile Cargo 763.

 Big thumbs up


User currently offlineZeus01 From United States of America, joined May 2001, 744 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (12 years 7 months 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 1072 times:

Is KLM a division or Royal Dutch also? SInce the names are similar.

User currently offlineNotdownnlocked From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 943 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (12 years 7 months 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 1058 times:

Alia Royal Jordanian too.

User currently offlineNotdownnlocked From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 943 posts, RR: 1
Reply 16, posted (12 years 7 months 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1045 times:

Also forgot to add Aviacsa.

User currently offlineTriley1057 From United Kingdom, joined Dec 1999, 462 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (12 years 7 months 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1037 times:

So what is going to be the first carrier from oriental Asia?

User currently offlineCba From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 4531 posts, RR: 3
Reply 18, posted (12 years 7 months 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 1034 times:

Thanks for the info guys!

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