A model of the aircraft that made the world’s first commercial flight a century ago is on display at the 70th International Air Transport Association in Doha, Qatar, Monday. The aviation industry is marking 100 years since the first scheduled commercial flight took off, making a 23-minute journey across Florida's Tampa Bay.
A model of the aircraft that made the world’s first commercial flight a century ago is on display at the 70th International Air Transport Association in Doha, Qatar, Monday. The aviation industry is marking 100 years since the first scheduled commercial flight took off, making a 23-minute journey across Florida's Tampa Bay. AP
A model of the aircraft that made the world’s first commercial flight a century ago is on display at the 70th International Air Transport Association in Doha, Qatar, Monday. The aviation industry is marking 100 years since the first scheduled commercial flight took off, making a 23-minute journey across Florida's Tampa Bay. AP

Aviation industry marks 100th anniversary of world’s first commercial flight

June 02, 2014 2:17 PM