2000 in aviation

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This is a list of aviation-related events from 2000.

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  • Lauda Air becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Austrian Airlines.
  • December 5 – Reeve ALeutian Airways ceases flight operations and goes out of business after over 53 years of service.
  • December 29 – On British Airways Flight 2069, a mentally ill Kenyan passenger stormed into the cockpit and attempted to take control of the plane. Grabbing the yoke, a struggle ensued between the would-be hijacker and the pilots, causing the plane to stall and plunge towards the ground. Two passengers assisted in restraining the man.[6]

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