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Botswana is a republic in southern Africa formerly known as Bechuanaland. It is a landlocked country, bordered on the north and west by Namibia, on the northeast by Zambia and Zimbabwe, and on the southeast and south by South Africa. The total area of Botswana is 581,730 sq km (224,607 sq mi). The capital and largest city is Gaborone.

Airline Operating Dates IATA : ICAO Tree Status Update Reason

 Aer Kavango

1974* - 1984*     Status?  

 Air B.G.I.

**** - ****   >Texxon Air Renamed  

 Air Botswana

1972 - date BP : BOT   Active  

 Air Botswana Cargo

1983* - 1984*     Status?  

 Air Services Botswana

1980* - 1980*     Status?  

 Air Xababa

1980s     Status?  

 BlueSky Airways

2012 - date     Active  

 Botswana Airways

1969 - 1972   Botswana Airways Inactive  

 Botswana National Airways

1966 - 1969   >Botswana Airways Renamed  

 Botswana Safaris

**** - ****     Status?  

 Chobe Explorations

1985^ - 1986*     Status?  

 Debswana

2004* - 2006*     Status?  

 Delta Air

2004* - 2008*     Status?  

 Desert & Delta Air

1982^ - 1983*     Status?  

 Desert Airways

1978* - 1984* RZ : --- Desert Airways Status?  

 Esquire Airways

**** - ****   >Desert Airways Renamed  

 Executive Charter

**** - ****     Status?  

 Heli-Botswana

**** - ****     Status?  

 Kalahari Air Services & Charter (Air Charter Botswana)

1968^ - date     Active  

 Kalahari Airways

2014 >     Planned  

 Kavango Air

2005^ - date     Active  

 Mack Air

1994 - 2009*     Status?  

 Major Blue Air

2010* - date     Active  

 Moremi Air Services

1997 - date     Active  

 NAC Executive Charter

2002* - 2006*     Status?  

 Northern Air

2004* - 2008     Inactive  

 Okavango Air Service

**** - ****     Status?  

 Okavango Exploration

**** - ****     Status?  

 Regional Air

(****)     Unconfirmed  

 Safari Air (Xugana Air)

1992 - date     Active  

 Sefofane Air Charter

1991* - 2009*     Status?  

 Southern Cross Aviation

2009* - 2010*     Status?  

 Southern Links

1990* - 1993     Inactive  

 Swamp Air

1995* - 2004*     Status?  

 Texxon Air

**** - ****   Texxon Air Status?  

 Wenela Air Services Botswana

1952* - 1974*     Status?  

 Western Air

1980s     Status?  

 Wildlife Helicopters

**** - ****     Status?  

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