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history25JulOn this day in 1988Portugal- Portugália was established on  as a joint-stock company, but had to wait two years before it could start services
history25JulOn this day in 1957Netherlands- KLM introduced its first flight simulator for the Douglas DC-7C
added24Jul14Bassaka AirCambodia- start-up that is planning to commence operations in Sept.
news24Jul14ACG Air Cargo GlobalSlovakia- will commence scheduled cargo operations next month using a B747-400(F)
update24Jul14Adriatic SkywaysCroatia- status changed 'Active' as airline has launched services with Basle/Mulhouse/Freiburg to Pristina charter flights
history24JulOn this day in 2009Italy- the Italian Civil Aviation Authority suspend the operating licence of MyAir due to financial problems and service failures
update23Jul14La CompagnieFrance- status changed to 'Active' as airline launched services on 17 June. Originally known as Dreamjet
added23Jul14VVB AviationUK- 'Active' Elstree based helicopter charter carrier
news23Jul14FlyafricaZimbabwe- today's inaugural flight was cancelled following a decision by the CAAZ to revoke the airline’s South African pilots’ validation to fly
added23Jul14Wine Country ExpressUSA- have submitted proposals to the US Department of Transportation for an Essential Air Service contract for the Californian town of Visalia
added23Jul14Appalachian AirUSA- Pikeville, Kentucky carrier that plans to offer daily flights to Nashville Int'l using CFM-operated Jetstream 32s
history23JulOn this day in 2004Thailand- NOK AIR is the low-cost subsiduary of Thai Airways and was set up as SKYASIA
history23JulOn this day in 1990Croatia- Zagal changed it's name to Croatia Airlines
added22Jul14Continental AirwaysMoldova- is planning to launch operations using a B747-200(F)
added22Jul14Jilin AirlinesChina- is a proposed new start-up being touted by the Jilin Provincial Government
news21Jul14YTO Cargo AirlinesChina- has obtained tentative approval from the CAAC (China) to proceed with its proposed operational launch due later this year
added22Jul14Phoenix AirwaysSt Kitts & Nevis- started scheduled charter services on July 16
added22Jul14Ligare AviationIndia- 'Active' carrier offering charters
added22Jul14Skyjet AirwaysIndia- is looking to begin scheduled domestic services with a fleet of A320-200 aircraft later this year
history22JulOn this day in 1959USSR- Antonov An-10 entered service with Aeroflot
history22JulOn this day in 1959France- Sud-Aviation Caravelle entered service with Air France
history22JulOn this day in 1914UK- Britain’s first airplane passenger service is launched. The short-lived service flies from Leeds to Bradford and back, on half-hour intervals
update21Jul14Egoli AirSouth Africa- status changed to 'Active' as airline still operating
news21Jul14AZAL Azerbaijan AirlinesAzerbaijan- has set a tentative date of September 24 for the launch of its maiden flights to the United States using an A.345
news21Jul14Air UgandaUganda- suspends operations indefinitely: The East African carrier must reapply for an air operator’s certificate
update21Jul144 you AirlinesPoland- status changed fro 'Planned' to 'Active' as airline offers charter services. Scheduled flights start 03Nov
history21JulOn this day in 1986USA- Eastern Airlines submits a reorganization plan to creditors
history20JulOn this day in 2006Brazil- Varig, new airline formed with the same name in 2006 and eventually sold to Gol Transportes Aéreos
history20JulOn this day in 1948Puerto Rico- by authorization of the CAB, The Powelson Line, operationing as Carribean Atlantic Airlines begins operation as Caribair
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