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Feature: Significant milestones in the 100 years of Indian civil aviation

In what is considered the world’s first airmail service, on 18 Feburary, 1911 the first commercial civil aviation flight in India took place in India between Allahabad and Naini, a distance of 6 miles when Henri Piquet carried 6500 mails on a Humber biplane. The first international flight to and from India commenced in December 1912, when the Indian State …

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