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  Latest:(September Additions, Updates etc.) 
update23Sep14Montreal Air Services- status changed to 'Inactive' and dates confirmed as 1955 - 1978 (merci Denis)Canada
update23Sep14Lib-Air-T- status changed to 'Active' as airline still operating (merci Denis)Canada
update23Sep14Laval Aviation- dates changed to 1980 - 2010 (merci Denis)Canada
update23Sep14Greenland Express- has temporarily suspended operations with immediate effectDenmark
September23SepOn this day in 1911- the first US airmail flight is made. Earle Ovington flies 9.7 km (6 miles) from Nassau Boulevard, New York to Mineola, New York.USA
September23SepOn this day in 1931- first flight of the first Gibraltar Airways. Company formed by M H BlandGibraltar
news22Sep14Apsara International Air- has secured its AOC from Cambodia's SSCA with operations set to commence before the end of the monthCambodia
update22Sep14Geffair- status changed to 'Active' as airline still operating (merci Denis)Canada
update22Sep14Expressair- status changed to 'Active' as airline still operating (merci Denis)Canada
update22Sep14Cotenair- status changed to 'Inactive'. Airline started in 1986 and closed in 1991 (merci Denis)Canada
September19SepOn this day in 1919- CMA (Compagnie des Messageries Aériennes) commences a regular service between Paris and London, using ex-military Breguet 14 sFrance
September19SepOn this day in 1921- first regular scheduled airline service in Latin America commences, with Colombian airline SCADTA operating between Barranquilla and GirandotColombia
September19SepOn this day in 1946- TAP (Transportes Aéreos Portugueses) is formed.Portugal
September19SepOn this day in 2009- Efly commences operations.Malta
September18SepOn this day in 1954- TAROM (Transporturile Aeriene Române) was foundedRomania
September18SepOn this day in 1959- Delta Air Lines and United Air Lines introduce the Douglas DC-8USA
September18SepOn this day in 1968- first flight of the McDonnell Douglas DC-9-20USA
update17Sep14Bolton Lake Air Services- status changed to 'Active' (merci Denis)Canada
update17Sep14Alert Bay Air Services- status changed to 'Renamed' as airline purchased by Gulf Air Aviation in 1978 (merci Denis)Canada
update17Sep14Air Cab- status changed to 'Active' (merci Denis)Canada
update17Sep14Air Bellevue- status changed to 'Active' (merci Denis)Canada
news17Sep14American Airlines- it's cargo division and the  US Airways equivalent will complete their merger effective Monday, October 20, 2014USA
September17SepOn this day in 1960- East African Airways commences jet services between London and NairobiKenya
September16SepOn this day in 1955- first flight of Deutsche Lufthansa (>Interflug)East Germany
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