1932 – First Flight of Tata Air Services

First Flight of Tata Air Services

15 October 1932

On 15 October 1932, Tata flew a Puss Moth carrying airmail from Karachi to Bombay and the aircraft continued to Madras piloted by Nevill Vintcent, a former Royal Air Force pilot and friend of Tata.

The airline fleet consisted of a Puss Moth aircraft and a de Havilland Leopard Moth. Initial service included weekly airmail service between Karachi and Madras via Ahmedabad and Bombay. In its first year of operation, the airline flew 9.72 tonnes (10.71 tons) of mail.

First Flight Covers

From Bulawayo to Madras (via Karachi)