US marks centenary of first paying flight

Florida re-enacts the journey of the first paying passenger flight to mark the 100th anniversary.

    The world's first paying passenger flight was launched exactly a hundred years ago.

    To mark the anniversary of the birth of commercial aviation, a re-enactment of that journey took place in Florida.

    Al Jazeera's Julia Yarbough reports from St Petersburg, Florida.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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