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Swaziland is an independent monarchy in south-eastern Africa, bordered on the east by Mozambique and on the southeast, south, west, and north by South Africa. It covers an area of 17,363 sq km (6704 sq mi). Mbabane is the capital city.
 

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Country aircraft registration code = 3D

22 Nov 2017

Aghalieaku Airways commenced operations in Aug2016 but ceased operations 2017. Intends to restart [updated]

08 Apr 2017

Swazi Airways is wholly owned by government. Intended to start operations in Nov2016 with a B.733 but does not appear to have done so [status change]

14 Nov 2016

Swazi Airways is wholly owned by government. Started operations in Nov2016 with a B.733 [status change]

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

Aero Africa   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2009
Airline Code : -- : RFC
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aero Africa was founded in 2003 & ceased operations in 2009

African International Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1985* - 2008
Airline Code : -- : AIN
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Aghalieaku Airways  last update: 22Nov2017

Status : Restarting

Dates :

2016 - 2017
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aghalieaku Airways is a cargo airline based at Manzini King Mswati III International (SHO) operating Ilyushin-18D aircraft. Commenced operations in Aug2016 but ceased operations 2017. Intends to restart

AGL (Air Grand Lucs) (i)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998 - 1999
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

AGL (Air Grand Lucs) (ii)   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2008*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Air Cargo Swaziland   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1980 - 1982*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Cargo Swaziland began cargo charter services early in 1980

Air Equatorial   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2002* - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Air Pass   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000* - 2000*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Air Swazi Cargo   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992* - 1996*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Air Swaziland   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1980s
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Airlink Swaziland   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1994* - 2004
Airline Code : -- : SLZ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

City Air Services   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Eastern Air   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

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

Executive Aerospace   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

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

Interflight   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : JMV
Genealogy : Interflight Airline Management >Interflight
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Interflight Airline Management   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1998* - 2000
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Interflight Airline Management >Interflight
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Interstate Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998* - 1999
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Interstate Airways was formed by Johannes Parreira

Jet Air   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

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

Northeast Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002* - 2005
Airline Code : -- : NEY
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Pietersburg Aviation Services (Air Cess Swaziland)   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1997* - 1997*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

ROM Atlantic Aviation  last update: 28Jan2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001 - 2003
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Operated schedules on behalf of Hewa Bora Airlines in mid-2002.

Royal Swazi National Airways  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1978 - 1999
Airline Code : ZC : RSN
Genealogy : Royal Swazi National Airways >Swaziland Airlink
Comments : Royal Swazi was founded in 1978. Swaziland Airlink was rebranded from Royal Swazi National Airways

Scan Air Charter  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1976* - 2007
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil Tree
Comments : Scan Air Charter was founded in 1976. Vontinued in 2007 as an Air Charter borker and an Aircraft Maintenance facility and consultancy since 2009

Sky Aviation   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

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

Societe des Transports Aeriens de Guinee   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Southern Cross   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1997* - 1998
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Steffen Air   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1995 - 1996*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Steffen Air >Swazi Express Airways
Comments : Swazi Express Airways was established in 1995 as Steffen Air & later renamed. Ceased flight operations on 04Apr2008

Swazi Air (i)  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1956* - 1961
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Swazi Air >>NAC (National Airways Corporation)
Comments : [NAC (National Airways Corporation) was established in 1946 and started operations on 25May1946 as National Air Charters. Acquired WING AIRWAYS and combined with NAMAKWALAND LUGDIENS. United Air Services was renamed from Transvaal Air Charters & merged into NAC in 1962. NAC took over Pacair in 1970 (International and regional charter services out of Lanseria International)]

Swazi Air (ii)  last update:

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1965* - 1978
Airline Code : ZC : RSN
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : In Mar1978, the government of Swaziland announced that it was setting up a national airline, Royal Swazi National Airways Corporation, & informed Swazi Air that they had to close down operations by 01Aug1978

Swazi Airways  last update: 2017

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2016)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Swazi Airways is wholly owned by government. Intended to start operations in Nov2016 with a B.733 but does not apprear to have done so

Swazi Express Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995 - 2008
Airline Code : Q4 : SWX
Genealogy : Steffen Air >Swazi Express Airways
Comments : Swazi Express Airways was established & started operations in 1995 as Steffen Air & later renamed. Ceased flight operations on 04Apr2008

Swaziland Airlink   

Status : Active

Dates :

1999 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Royal Swazi National Airways >Swaziland Airlink
Comments : Swaziland Airlink was rebranded from Royal Swazi National Airlines (1978-1999) & started operations in Jul1999

Trans African Airways   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2003 - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Trans Air Charter   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000 - 2000
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Transair Airlines   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

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

Westair Cargo Airlines   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2003 - 2005
Airline Code : -- : WAI
Genealogy : Westair Cargo Airlines (Swaziland) >Westair Cargo Airlines (Ivory Coast)
Comments : Westair Cargo Airlines was formed 21Nov2002. Reorganised by former owner of ATS Airlines and moved to Ivory Coast in 2005
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