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Mali is a republic in north-western Africa, bordered on the northeast by Algeria, on the east by Niger, on the south by Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, and Guinea, and on the west by Senegal and Mauritania. The area of the country is 1,240,192 sq km (478,841 sq mi).

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07 Oct 2017

Douniah Airlines was a regional airline based at Bamako Airport. Suspected it ceased operations in 2014 [status change]

07 Oct 2017

Tombouctou Aviation is a passenger charter carrier based out of Bamako SÚnou International (BKO) and is still operational [status change]

07 Oct 2017

Sahel Aviation Services, initially founded in 1988, became one of the biggest air charter and contract Operators in West Africa. It is still operational [status change]

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

Afrique Air Affaires   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

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

Air Mali (i)  updated in 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1961 - 1988
Airline Code : MY : AIM
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Mali was established on 27Oct1960. The airline began flight operations in 1961, but initially only operated executive services for government officials from Bamako to various administratives centres on the country, On 22Feb1985, an An-24 experienced an engine explosion upon take-off from Timbuktu Airport, eventually crashing before reaching the airport of departure. Following this accident, and also because of large debts the airline had incurred, the government forced the airline to close down in 1988 with its operations being taken over by Malitas in 1989

Air Mali (ii)  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1993* - 2001
Airline Code : L9 : LMI
Genealogy : Air Mali >Air Mali International
Comments : Air Mali was founded in 1993 (National airline of Mali providing scheduled services to domestic and regional destinations)

Air Mali (iii)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2012
Airline Code : I5 : CMM
Genealogy : CAM (Compagnie Aérienne du Mali) >Air Mali
Comments : Air Mali was formed & started operations as CAM (Compagnie Aérienne du Mali) on 16Jun2005. Rebranded as Air Mali on 15May2009. Suspended operations on 24Dec2012 due to the Northern Mali conflict

Air Mali International   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001 - 2003
Airline Code : XG : KLB
Genealogy : Air Mali >Air Mali International
Comments : No further information at this time

Askari Aviation  updated in 2017

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2009)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Avion Express   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2001* - 2005
Airline Code : -- : VXP
Genealogy : Avion Express >Mali Air Express
Comments : Mali Air Express was founded in 2001 as Avion Express. It is an airline based in Bamako, Mali. Its main base is Senou International Airport

CAM (Compagnie Aérienne du Mali)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2005 - 2009
Airline Code : I5 : CMM
Genealogy : CAM (Compagnie Aérienne du Mali) >Air Mali
Comments : Air Mali was formed & started operations as CAM (Compagnie Aérienne du Mali) on 16Jun2005. Rebranded as Air Mali on 15May2009. Suspended operations on 24Dec2012

Douniah Airlines  updated in 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2013 - 2014
Airline Code : DH : DTS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Douniah Airlines was a regional airline based at Bamako Airport. Not much is know about the small regional carrier but it is reported to serve several destinations in West Africa including Conakry, Dakar, Lagos, Malabo and Libreville. The airline reportedly operates a fleet of ATR 72 turboprop aircraft. Suspected ceased operations in 2014

Lignes Aeriennes Felou   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Mali Air Express   

Status : Active

Dates :

2005 - date
Airline Code : -- : VXP
Genealogy : Avion Express >Mali Air Express
Comments : Mali Air Express was founded in 2001 as Avion Express and was renamed in 2005. It is an airline based in Bamako, Mali. Its main base is Senou International Airport

Mali Air Transport  updated in 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2008* - 2009
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Mali Air Transport was a charter airline based in Bamako

Mali Airways   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2005*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Malian Aéro Company  added in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2005* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Malian Aéro Company is a private airline company created in 2005 by the Malian economic operator Mr. Ibrahima Diawara. It provides business air charter services with Beechcraft 1900, Beechcraft King Air 200 and Beechcraft King Air 90 aircraft at Bamako. In 2012 with the armed conflict in Mali, Malian Aéro Company stops its activities and participates in the war effort by putting at the disposal of the army its planes. 2013 to 2014, marks the resumption of the activities of Malian Aero Company, especially that of induced rains.

Malitas (Mali-Tinbouctou Air Service)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989 - 1999*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

NAS Air (National Air Service)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2003
Airline Code : -- : NCN
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

SAM Intercontinental  updated in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2008* - date
Airline Code : -- : MMT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : SAM Intercontinental was founded in 2008. It is a charter airline based in Bamako. Its main base is Senou International Airport.

SAS (Sahel Aviation Services)   

Status : Active

Dates :

2004* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Sahel Aviation Services was initially founded in 1988, and became one of the biggest air charter and contract Operators in West Africa. SAS is primarily based out of Bamako Airport. The primary contracts in Mali are humanitarian projects throughout the entire country with the WFP and United Nations. Another being for the resource sector such as gold mining contracts with some of the biggest producers in the world. This includes gold runs, client transfers and executive charters

Societe de Transport Aerien du Mali   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

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

STA-Mali   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2002 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : STA-Mali >STA
Comments : STA-Trans African Airlines was formed as STA-Mali in 2002

STA-Trans African Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2005
Airline Code : T8 : SBA
Genealogy : STA-Mali >STA
Comments : STA-Trans African Airlines was formed as STA-Mali in 2002

TAM (Transport Aerien du Mali)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992 - 1995
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Tombouctou Aviation  updated in 2017

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2005 - 2012*
Airline Code : -- : TBA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Tombouctou Aviation is a passenger charter carrier based out of Bamako Sénou International (BKO)

Transair Mali   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1991 - 1995
Airline Code : -- : TSM
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
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