British Civil Aviation in 1920

S. Instone and Company begin commercial flights to Paris.

Handley Page Transport in Cricklewood install the first radio direction-finding equipment in an aircraft.

5 March
Aircraft Transport & Travel Ltd (AT&T), Instone Air Line and Daimler Hire introduce the de Havilland DH18 into service.

29 March
Croydon is first used as London’s air terminal.

14 December
A Handley Page O/400 crashes at Cricklewood in foggy weather shortly after take-off, causing the first fatality on a United Kingdom scheduled air service. Both crew members and two of the six passengers are killed.

15 December
Aircraft Transport & Travel Ltd (AT&T) make their last commercial airline flight.