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Sierra Leone is an independent nation in western Africa, bordered on the north and east by Guinea, on the southeast by Liberia, and on the southwest and west by the Atlantic Ocean. The total area of the country is 71,740 sq km (27,699 sq mi). Freetown is the capital and largest city

Latest updates

Country aircraft registration code = 9L

04 Dec 2017

Fly 6ix started operations in Jan2011 but ceased operating in 2012 & requested on 03Dec2012 to be wound up voluntarily [updated]

14 Jun 2014

Paramount Airlines- helicopter operator that was grounded after fatal crash in 2007 added

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

Aerolift   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002* - 2006
Airline Code : -- : LFT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Africa One Sierra Leone   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2003)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Afrijet Air Links   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Afrik Air Links   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1991* - 2005
Airline Code : -- : AFK
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Afrik Air Links was founded in 1991

Air Leone   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000 - 2005
Airline Code : -- : RLL
Genealogy : Ibis Air Transport >Air Leone
Comments : Air Leone was founded in 1999 & operated regional passenger and cargo flights out of Lungi International Airport

Air Salone   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005 - 2004
Airline Code : 2O : RNE
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Air Sultan   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005* - 2006
Airline Code : -- : SLL
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Bellview Airlines  last update: 05Dec2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1995* - 2007*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Bellview Airlines >>Bellview Airlines (Nigeria) +>FirstNation Airways
Comments : Set up by Bellview (Nigeria) and was absorbed back into the parent company

Central Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006* - 2006
Airline Code : -- : CNY
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Destiny Air   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

First Line Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005 - 2005
Airline Code : -- : FIR
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Fly 6ix  last update: 04Dec2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2011 - 2012
Airline Code : 6I : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Fly 6ix was a passenger airline with its head office in Freetown, Sierra Leone, operating out of Lungi International Airport. It was formed in 2010 and started operations in Jan2011. The airline has ceased operating in 2012 & requested on 03Dec2012 to be wound up voluntarily

HA Airlines  last update: 05Dec2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : HA Airlines was formed by founder of Star Air in 2001. Passenger services from Beirut. Ceased operations

Ibis Air Transport  last update: 03Feb2018

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1996* - 2000
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Ibis Air Transport >Air Leone
Comments : Passenger and charter services out of Freetown [AIR LEONE was renamed from IBIS AIR TRANSPORT] : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

IntAlair   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 1996
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Inter Tropic Airlines  last update: 25Oct2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 2006
Airline Code : -- : NTT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Inter Tropic Airlines was founded in 1999 and had its AOC revoked in 2006

Leon Air   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2012)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Leone Airways   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2014)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Orange Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005 - 2006
Airline Code : O5 : ORD
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Pan African Air Services   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005* - 2006
Airline Code : -- : PFN
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Paramount Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006* - 2007
Airline Code : -- : PRR
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Paramount Airlines is an aviation company in Sierra Leone that used to provide a helicopter service between the capital, Freetown, and Lungi International Airport

Provincial Air Services   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1988* - 1992*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Quikmay Airlines  last update: 26Oct2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001* - 2003
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Quikmay Airlines was founded in 2001 : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Rokel Airlines   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Shoa Airlines   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2003* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Showa Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002* - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Showa Air was founded in 2002

Sierra Leone Airlines  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1983 - 1987
Airline Code : LJ : ---
Genealogy : Sierra Leone Airways >Sierra Leone Airlines >>SNA (Sierra National Airlines)
Comments : Sierra Leone Airways was formed early in 1958 and a new agreement was signed in 1961 with British United Airways, who introduced Twin Pioneer and then Heron aircraft on the domestic scheduled services. Renamed to Sierra Leone Airlines in 1983. Flights suspended in 1987 Into SNA (Sierra National Airlines). Following suspension of operations by Sierra Leone Airways in 1987, flights from Freetown were in 1990 under it's present name. Sierra Leone's national carrier.Sierra National Airlines was the national airline of Sierra Leone. It was based at the Lungi International Airport, in Lungi, Sierra Leone. It operated scheduled domestic, regional and international services

Sierra Leone Airways (i)  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1958* - 1983
Airline Code : LJ : ---
Genealogy : Sierra Leone Airways >Sierra Leone Airlines >>SNA (Sierra National Airlines)
Comments : Sierra Leone Airways was formed early in 1958 and a new agreement was signed in 1961 with British United Airways, who introduced Twin Pioneer and then Heron aircraft on the domestic scheduled services. Renamed to Sierra Leone Airlines in 1983. Flights suspended in 1987 Into SNA (Sierra National Airlines). Following suspension of operations by Sierra Leone Airways in 1987, flights from Freetown were in 1990 under it's present name. Sierra Leone's national carrier.Sierra National Airlines was the national airline of Sierra Leone. It was based at the Lungi International Airport, in Lungi, Sierra Leone. It operated scheduled domestic, regional and international services

Sierra Leone Airways (ii)   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2003* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Sky Aviation   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2002* - 2009*
Airline Code : -- : SSY
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Skylink   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

SNA (Sierra National Airlines)  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990 - 2005
Airline Code : LJ : SLA
Genealogy : Sierra Leone Airways >Sierra Leone Airlines >>SNA (Sierra National Airlines)
Comments : Sierra Leone Airways was formed early in 1958 and a new agreement was signed in 1961 with British United Airways, who introduced Twin Pioneer and then Heron aircraft on the domestic scheduled services. Renamed to Sierra Leone Airlines in 1983. Flights suspended in 1987 Into SNA (Sierra National Airlines). Following suspension of operations by Sierra Leone Airways in 1987, flights from Freetown were in 1990 under it's present name. Sierra Leone's national carrier.Sierra National Airlines was the national airline of Sierra Leone. It was based at the Lungi International Airport, in Lungi, Sierra Leone. It operated scheduled domestic, regional and international services

Sultan Aviation   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Transatlantic Airlines ( Trans Atlantic Airlines)  last update: 07Dec2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2006
Airline Code : KC : TLL
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Scheduled passenger and cargo flights between Sierra leone, Nigeria and the USA. Ceased operations.

West Coast Airways  last update: 04Dec2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1995 - date
Airline Code : -- : WCA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : West Coast Airways was formed in 1992 and is a passenger charter carrier based out of Freetown Lungi International (FNA)
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