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Burundi is a landlocked republic in eastern Africa, bordered on the north by Rwanda, on the east and south by Tanzania, and on the west by Lake Tanganyika and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC, formerly Zaire). Formerly ruled by tribal monarchies, the area that is now Burundi was colonized by Germany in the late 19th century and under German and then Belgian administration until its independence in 1962. Bujumbura is the capital and largest city.

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01Jun2016

Afra Airways hoped to restarted services late in 2016 [added]

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline

Afra Airways  last update: 2017

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2016)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Afra Airways hoped to starts services late in 2016. The airline was founded by Manuel Pereira who is the founder of the Spanish company Emitur

Africargo (i)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989* - 1989*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Africargo (ii)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 2000*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Air Burundi   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1975 - 2009
Airline Code : 8Y : PBU
Genealogy : STAB >Air Burundi
Comments : Air Burundi, formed as STAB in Apr1971, was then created with decree No 1/99 in Apr1975. Operations started on 30Jun1975. Operations suspended in Sep2009

Air Kivu   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Air Tanganyika   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1997* - 1997*
Airline Code : -- : TYK
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Air Turbo Cargo   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Burundi Charter & Cargo (Burundi BCR Charter)   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1993* - 1994*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Centre Air Afrique   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1976* - 1976*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

City Connection Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998* - 2000
Airline Code : G3 : CIX
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : City Connection Airlines started scheduled service with two Let 410s from Bujumbura to Beni, Bunia, Entebbe, Goma, Kigali, and Kigoma

Royal Air Burundi   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1962 - 1963
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Royal Air Burundi was formed in 1962 to perform non-scheduled passenger flights utilising a Lockheed L.049 Constellation

SAPA (Societe Aerienne pou l'Agriculture)   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1960s
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Societe de Transports Aeriens du Burundi (STAB)   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1971 - 1975
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : STAB >Air Burundi
Comments : Air Burundi, formed as STAB in 1971, was then created with decree No 1/99 in Apr1975. Operations started on 30Jun1975

Trans Lloyd Air Cargo   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996^ - 1998
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
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