The World's Airlines. Past, Present & Future 

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** Unfortunately there will be no updates until I return from holiday (26 May) **

Latest database release - 1 May 2016 contains 18,671 airlines (sorted by start letter/number) + additions below

with 2,584 active, 113 planned, 10 added, 3 removals, 223 updates & >545 airline tickets
.   Airline History is available in decades or calendar days

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Airline History - (holiday format)

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Latest Updates & Additions

Date added / updated 
1 May 2016SA Express has been forced to suspend operations after the SACAA suspended its AOC citing safety concerns [update]South Africa
 

 

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 Every effort is made to ensure the information on this web site is correct but usual waivers apply
Some logos are being added, mostly thanks to Airline Logos
 1978^ - Return of the ^ to denote when the airline was formed. This is in lieu of an operating start date and will be replaced when operating dates confirmed (slowly being replaced by the comment field)
 2006* - The asterisk denotes that the start and/or end date are earliest/latest proven dates
 Ada Air* - Asterisk on the airline denotes not totally sure of the airline's country
 Inactive - Ceased operating or suspended
 Unconfirmed - Companies that have not been confirmed as actual airlines
> - renamed to....
>> - merged into or absorbed by....
 +> - Assets taken over by airline
 Began? - The airline may not have started or even been renamed before commencement of operations. So called "Paper Airlines"

The World Africa Americas Europe Rest of World Airline Tickets Airline History