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The World's Airlines

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Latest Updates & Additions
July 24, 2017 Eclipse Helicopters was founded in 1993, Based in BC it offers a variety of services [added] Canada
July 24, 2017 Discovery Air is hoping to restart after AOC suspended [status change] Nigeria
July 23, 2017 Jetlines had intended to start earlier but now looks like 2018 [status change] Canada
July 22, 2017 Advantage Helicopters is a charter carrier based out of Vernon, British Columbia [added] Canada
July 22, 2017 Qingdao Airlines [status change] now rebranding as Newloong Air [added] China
July 21, 2017 Little is known about Aerotransportes Huitzilin apart from a crash in May2017 [added] Mexico
July 21, 2017 Air France has named its low-cost carrier subsidiary Joon [added]. It will commence operations from its Paris CDG hub later this autumn France
July 20, 2017 PANH Helicopters is a helicopter passenger charter carrier based out of Krasnodar Pashkovsky (KRR) [added] Russia
July 20, 2017 Barbuda Airlines has completed its long-awaited compliance and licensing requirements. Based out of Barbuda Codrington (BBQ) [added] Antigua
July 20, 2017 Ritter Trade & Aviation Consulting [added] >Knaus Helicopter [added] >Heli Austria [added] Austria
 

Airline History

 

24 July 1929

Union Airways was registered (>South African Airways)

South Africa

24 July 1959

Varangfly was founded by Bjarne Zakariassen, Bjørn Rist & Odd Bentzen Norway

24 July 1980

Florida Commuter Airlines, founded 11Jun1979 as Red Baron Air, received its AOC

USA

24 July 1985

Dragonair obtained AOC

Hong Kong

24 July 2005

Air Nepal International started services

Nepal

24 July 2009

The Italian Civil Aviation Authority suspended the operating licence of MyAir due to financial problems and service failures

Italy

24 July 2015

YuVT-Aero, a Tatarstan based replacement for Ak Bars Aero, started operations

Russia

Air Anglia F,28 at top provided by David Lyall

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