If you're all about a party, here are some more travel-related anniversaries around the globe for 2014:
· Along with commercial aviation, this year marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal and the incorporation of Beverly Hills. Later in the year, Greyhound Bus Lines opened for business.
· Airlines celebrating their oak anniversary of 80 years are: American Airlines, TWA, AeroMexico, South African Airlines and Norwegian LCC, Widerøe. Alcatraz also opened 80 years ago, accepting its first inmates as a federal prison.
· 75 years ago, US Airways began operations and LaGuardia Airport opens for business as "New York Municipal Airport." Theodore Roosevelt's head on Mount Rushmore also celebrates its diamond anniversary. In 1939, Siam is renamed to the current day Thailand.
Hey air travel! Here's to another 100 years! Now where's the cake?