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Colombia is a republic in South America, situated in the north-western part of the continent, and bordered on the north by Panama and the Caribbean Sea, on the east by Venezuela and Brazil, on the south by Peru and Ecuador, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. Colombia is the only country of South America with coasts on both the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. The total land area of the country is 1,141,748 sq km (440,831 sq mi). The capital and largest city is Bogotá
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April 1, 2017AIRES Colombia started operating as LAN Colombia on 03Dec2011. Renamed to LATAM Colombia [added] in 2016
December 15, 2016LATAM Cargo Colombia [added], was formerly known as Línea Aérea Carguera de Colombia (LANCO)
December 5, 2016Wingo, a Lo-Cost carrier established by Copa Airlines commenced operations on 01Dec2016 [status change]

Airline

Operating DatesStatus
ACES (Aerolineas Centrales de Colombia)   

1972 - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments : ACES was formed in 1971 & began regularly scheduled flights on 01Feb1972. Ceased operation in Aug2003

^ Genealogy :  

ADA (Aerolineas de Antioquia)   

1987 - date

Active

^ Comments : ADA (Aerolineas de Antioquia) is a scheduled regional and domestic, passenger and cargo services based in Medillin

^ Genealogy :  

Ades Colombia (Aerolineas del Este)   

1990* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments : Ades Colombia was formed in 1990

^ Genealogy :  

AE-Colombia (Aerolineas Especiales de Colombia)   

1978* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AerCaribe   

2006* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aero Republica 9AeroRepublica)   

1993 - 2010

Renamed

^ Comments : Copa was established 23Nov1992 & started operations on 19Jun1993 as Aero Republica. Rebranded to Copa in Oct2010

^ Genealogy : Aero Republica >Copa Airlines Colombia

Aero Transporte   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aeroamazonas   

1981* - 1989*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AerOasis   

(2012)

Began?

^ Comments : AerOasis was formed in 2006 but did not start operations

^ Genealogy :  

Aeroatlantico Colombia (Aerovias del Atlantico)   

1998* - 1998*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerocar Colombia   

1999* - 1999*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerocarga   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerocesar (Aerovias del Cesar)   

1968* - 1975

Renamed

^ Comments : TAC Colombia was formed as Aerocesar in 1968

^ Genealogy : Aerocesar >TAC Colombia

Aerocivil   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AeroCondor  updated

1957 - 1980

Inactive

^ Comments : AeroCondor was formed on 03Feb1955 as Linea de Aviacion Condor. Services commenced during Oct1957 & ceased operations on 16Jun1980. Barranquilla based scheduled passenger and cargo carrier

^ Genealogy : Linea de Aviacion Condor >AeroCondor

Aerocosta (Aerovias de la Costa)   

1965* - 1976

Inactive

^ Comments : Aerocosta (Aerovias de la Costa) was formed in 1965

^ Genealogy :  

Aerogolfo   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerolineas Cargueras   

1995 - 2000*

Inactive

^ Comments : Aerolineas Cargueras renamed from AVESCA Columbia in 1995

^ Genealogy : AVESCA Columbia >Aerolineas Cargueras

Aerolineas de la Paz   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerolineas Estelar   

(2004)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerolineas la Gaviota   

1978* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerolineas Medellin   

1976 - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Aerotabo >Aerolineas Medellin

Aerolineas TAO   

1968 - 1974

Inactive

^ Comments : Aerolineas TAO was founded in Neiva in the 1960s as Aerolíneas TAO (known as Taxi Aéreo Opita and ceased operations in 1974

^ Genealogy : TAO (Taxi Aereo Opita) >Aerolineas TAO

Aerolineas Universal   

(2001)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerollano (Aerovias del Llano)   

1989* - 1989*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aeronorte (Aerovias del Norte)   

1972 - 1986

Renamed

^ Comments : Lineas Aereas Suramericanas was formed in 1986 & operations started on 30Jun1972 as Aeronorte (Aerovias del Norte)

^ Genealogy : Aeronorte (Aerovias del Norte) >Lineas Aereas Suramericanas

Aeropesca Colombia   

1965 - 1983

Renamed

^ Comments : Inter (Intercontinental de Aviación) was originally founded as Aeropesca Colombia in 1962. Its operations started on 03Jun1983 & ceased on Sep2005

^ Genealogy : Aeropesca Colombia >Inter

Aeroproveedora Proa   

1974* - 1974*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AEROSOL (Aerovias Sol de Colombia)   

1989* - 1999

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Aviasur >AEROSOL

Aerosucre   

1969 - date

Active

^ Comments : Aerosucre operations started on 30Jun1969

^ Genealogy :  

Aerotabo (Transportes Aereos de Bolivar)   

1975* - 1976

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Aerotabo >Aerolineas Medellin

AeroTACA (Aerotransportes Casanare)   

1996 - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments : AeroTACA was formed as Aerotaxi Casanare in 1965

^ Genealogy : Aerotaxi Casanare >Aerotaca

Aerotal (Aerovias Territoriales de Colombia)  updated

1973 - 1983

Inactive

^ Comments : TAL (Taxi Aereo Lianero, S.A.) is formed at Bogota in 1971 to offer nonscheduled DC3 passenger and freight service to various nearby towns - The company is reorganized in 1975, changed its name to Aerotal Colombia, and initiated scheduled passenger services with its fleet of two DC-3s and a newly received DC-4

^ Genealogy : TAL (Taxi Aereo el Lianero) >Aerotal

Aerotaxi   

2004* - 2005*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerotaxi (Avianca Aerotaxi)   

1948* - 1974

Inactive

^ Comments : Aerotaxi was a Colombian subsidiary of Avianca operating under a non-regular mode. It was founded in 1948 to provide services to remote communities

^ Genealogy :  

Aerotaxi Americano   

1978* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerotaxi Casanare   

1965 - 1996

Renamed

^ Comments : AeroTACA was formed as Aerotaxi Casanare in 1965

^ Genealogy : Aerotaxi Casanare >Aerotaca

Aerotaxi Condor   

1965* - 1965*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerotaxi de Valledupar   

1999* - 2003*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerotaxi del Valle (ATV Colombia)   

1999* - 2000*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerotransporte del Amazonas   

1986* - 1987

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerovanguardia (Aerovias Vanguardia)   

1999* - 2007*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerovias Condor (AeroCondor)   

1967* - 1975*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerovias Helices  updated

1964* - 1996*

Status?

^ Comments : Aerovias Helices operated nonscheduled freight services within Colombia.

^ Genealogy :  

Aerovias Hoffman   

1966* - 1967*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerovilla Colombia   

1999* - 1999*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerovuelos (Aero Vuelos)   

1999* - 1999*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerupia (Aerotaxi del Upia)   

1994 - 2009*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aexpa (Aeroexpreso del Pacifico)   

2008* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AFRYPESCA (Empresa de Aviacion Refrigeracion y Pesca)   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AIDA (Agencia Interamericana de Aviacion)   

1946* - 1956

Inactive

^ Comments : AIDA (Agencia Interamericana de Aviacion) was created in 1946 and ceased operations in 1956

^ Genealogy :  

Air Cargo Colombia   

(****)

Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Colombia   

1992* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Signature   

2012* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Villavo Colombia   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AIRES Colombia (Aerovias de Integracion Regional SA)  updated

1981 - 2011

Renamed

^ Comments : AIRES Colombia was formed on 20Feb1981 & launched services on 23Feb1981. Started operating as LAN Colombia under the unified LAN livery on 03Dec2011. Renamed to LATAM Colombia in 2016

^ Genealogy : AIRES Colombia >Lan Colombia >LATAM Colombia

ALCOM (Aerolineas Comerciales Del Meta)   

1997* - 1999*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aliansa (Aerolineas Andinas)   

1992* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Alicol Colombia (Aerolineas Intercolombianas)   

1991* - 2000*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Americana Colombia (Aerolineas Americanas)  updated

1993 - 1994

Renamed

^ Comments : [IBERO AMERICANA COLOMBIA de CARGO was formed as AMERICANA COLOMBIA. Ceased operations in 1995 when suspected to be a cover for drug money laundering]

^ Genealogy : Americana Colombia >Ibero

Antes Air Cargo   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

APEL Colombia   

1994 - 1997

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : APEL Colombia >>SAEP

APEL Express   

1987* - 1991

Renamed

^ Comments : APEL Express was formed in 1987 by SAEP. Merged into parent company in 1991

^ Genealogy : APEL Express >>SAEP

APSA (Aeroexpresso Bogota)   

1978 - 2007

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

ARALL (Aerolineas Llaneras)   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

ARCA Colombia (Aerovias Colombianas)  updated

1950* - 2000*

Inactive

^ Comments : ARCA Colombia was founded in Nov1950 and began operations in Feb1949 using a sole C-46

^ Genealogy :  

Arkas   

2007 - 2011

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

ARPA (Empresa Aerovias del Pacifico)   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

ASUR Colombia   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

ATC Airlines (Aero Transcolombiana de Carga)   

1993 - 1999

Inactive

^ Comments : Bogota based cargo services

^ Genealogy :  

Avante Colombia   

1991 - 1991

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Avesca Colombia (Aerovias Especiales de Carga)   

1983 - 1995

Renamed

^ Comments : Aerolineas Cargueras renamed from AVESCA Columbia in 1995

^ Genealogy : Avesca Colombia >Aerolineas Cargueras

Aviaco (Aviacion Colombiana)   

(****)

Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Avianca (Aerovias del Continente Americana)   

2004 - date

Active

^ Comments : Avianca (Aerovias del Continente Americana) operations started on 15Jun1940 as Avianca (Aerovias Nacionales de Colombia)

^ Genealogy : SCADTA + SACO =>Avianca >Avianca (Aerovias Continente Americana)

Avianca (Aerovias Nacionales de Colombia)   

1940 - 2004

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : SCADTA + SACO =>Avianca >Avianca (Aerovias Continente Americana)

Avianca Cargo   

2013 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : TAMPA Cargo >Avianca Cargo

Avianca Central America   

2013 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aviasur   

1982* - 1989*

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Aviasur >AEROSOL

Aviheco   

2002* - 2009*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aviones y Helicopteros de Colombia   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AVISPA (AV Pilotos Asociados)   

1962* - 1962

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Calamar (Aerotaxi de Calamar)   

1992* - 1992*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

CariCarga (Cali Cargo)   

1996* - 2000*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

CCNA (Compania Colombiana de Navigacion Aerea)   

1920 - 1921

Inactive

^ Comments : CCNA, first civil aviation company in Colombia was created on 16Sep1919 by Gonzalo Mejia, legally registered on 26Sep1919 & first flew on 15Feb1920

^ Genealogy :  

Cessnyca   

1971* - 1977

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Compania Transandina de Aviacion SA   

1946^ - 1947

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Copa Airlines Colombia   

2010 - date

Active

^ Comments : Copa was established on 23Nov1992 & started operations on 19Jun1993 as Aero Republica. Rebranded to Copa in Oct2010

^ Genealogy : Aero Republica >Copa Airlines Colombia

Coral Colombia (Coronado Aerolineas)   

1986* - 2000

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Cordoba Air Cargo   

1993* - 1993*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Cosmos Air Cargo (Transporte Aereo de Carga COSMOS)   

2007 - 2007

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Cosmos Colombia

Cosmos Colombia (Transporte Aereo de Carga COSMOS)   

2007 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Cosmos Colombia

Costa Colombia   

1992* - 1994

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

CV Cargo   

2010 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Dainco   

1992* - 1995*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

EasyFly   

2007 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

El Dorado   

1992* - 1992*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

El Universal   

(2002)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Estelar   

(2002)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Fenix   

(2004)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Frontier Airlines   

(****)

Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Global Colombia   

1996* - 1996*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

HeliAndes   

2004 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Helicargo SA   

2002* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Helicol   

1955 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Helitaxi   

2002* - 2004*

Renamed

^ Comments : Vertical de Aviacion was renamed from Helitaxi. Operate both helicopters & fixed wing aircraft

^ Genealogy : Helitaxi >Vertical de Aviacion

Helivalle (Helicopteros del Valle)   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Ibero Americana Colombia de Cargo (Iber Americana)  updated

1994 - 1995

Inactive

^ Comments : [IBERO AMERICANA COLOMBIA de CARGO was formed as AMERICANA COLOMBIA. Ceased operations in 1995 when suspected to be a cover for drug money laundering]

^ Genealogy : Americana Colombia >Ibero

Inter (Intercontinental de Aviación)   

1983 - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments : Inter (Intercontinental de Aviación) was originally founded as Aeropesca Colombia in 1962. Its operations started on 03Jun1983 & ceased on Sep2005

^ Genealogy : Aeropesca Colombia >Inter

Interandes Colombia   

1989* - 1992*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Interandina de Aviacion el Condor   

1993* - 1997

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Intercor   

1983* - 1996*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Islena Aviacion   

1993 - 1994

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Jet Express Colombia   

1994 - 1994

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

La Nueva Aerolinea (LNA)   

2011 - 2011

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >VivaColombia

LAC (Lineas Aereas del Caribe)   

1974^ - 1996

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

LACE (Lineas Aereas Colombiana Expresa)   

1960* - 1960*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

LACOL (Lineas Aereas Colombianas)   

1985* - 1992*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

LADU (Linea Area de Uraba)   

1992* - 1995

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

LAICA (Lineas Aereas Interiores de Catalina)   

1968* - 1968*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

LAM (Lineas Aereas del Mar)   

1997* - 1997*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

LAMA   

1991* - 1991*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Lan Colombia  updated

2011 - 2016

Renamed

^ Comments : AIRES Colombia was formed on 20Feb1981 & launched services on 23Feb1981. Started operating as LAN Colombia under the unified LAN livery on 03Dec2011. Renamed to LATAM Colombia in 2016

^ Genealogy : AIRES Colombia >Lan Colombia >LATAM Colombia

LANC Colombia (Lineas Aereas de Norte de Colombia)   

1996* - 2003*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

LANCO (Línea Aérea Carguera de Colombia)   

2009 - 2016

Renamed

^ Comments : LATAM Cargo Colombia, formerly known as Línea Aérea Carguera de Colombia (LANCO) , is a Colombian cargo airline based in Bogotá with its main base at El Dorado International Airport. LANCO operated under its own branding for a brief period in 2009, when it was changed to LAN Cargo

^ Genealogy : LANCO (Línea Aérea Carguera de Colombia) >LATAM Cargo Colombia

LANSA (Limitada Nacional de Servicio Aereo)   

1945^ - 1947

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >LANSA

LANSA (Lineas Aereas Nacionales SA)   

1947 - 1954

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : LANSA

LAOS Colombia (Lineas Aereas Orientales)   

1978* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

LAP Colombia (Lineas Aereas Petroleras)   

1989* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

LAS (Lineas Aereas Suramericanas)   

1986 - date

Active

^ Comments : Lineas Aereas Suramericanas was formed in 1986 & operations started on 30Jun1972 as Aeronorte (Aerovias del Norte)

^ Genealogy : Aeronorte (Aerovias del Norte) >Lineas Aereas Suramericanas

LASER Aéro Colombia   

2009* - date

Active

^ Comments : LASER Aéro Colombia was founded in 2009 & is based at Villavicencio Vanguardia (VVC)

^ Genealogy :  

LATAM Airlines Colombia  added

2016 - date

Active

^ Comments : AIRES Colombia was formed on 20Feb1981 & launched services on 23Feb1981. Started operating as LAN Colombia under the unified LAN livery on 03Dec2011. Renamed to LATAM Colombia in 2016

^ Genealogy : AIRES Colombia >Lan Colombia >LATAM Colombia

LATAM Cargo Colombia  updated

2016 - date

Active

^ Comments : LATAM Cargo Colombia, formerly known as Línea Aérea Carguera de Colombia (LANCO) , is a Colombian cargo airline based in Bogotá with its main base at El Dorado International Airport. LANCO operated under its own branding for a brief period in 2009, when it was changed to LAN Cargo & then to LATAM Cargo Colombia in 2016

^ Genealogy : LANCO (Línea Aérea Carguera de Colombia) >LATAM Cargo Colombia

LATCO (Linea Aérea Transatlantica Colombia)   

1948* - 1949*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Latina de Aviacion   

1997* - 2009*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

LIDCA (Lineas Aereas del Caribe)   

1950* - 1954*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Linea de Aviacion Condor  updated

1955* - 1955*

Renamed

^ Comments : AeroCondor was formed on 03Feb1955 as Linea de Aviacion Condor. Services commenced during Oct1957 & ceased operations on 16Jun1980. Barranquilla based scheduled passenger and cargo carrier

^ Genealogy : Linea de Aviacion Condor >AeroCondor

Lineas Aereas de la Amazonica   

1991* - 1991*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Lineas Aereas Nacionales   

1999* - 1999*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Lineas Aereas Perez   

1982* - 1982*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Lineas Aereas Williams   

1999* - 1999*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Lineas Interamericanos Aereas   

1950 - 1960*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

LLoyd Aereo Colombiano (LLACSA)   

1954^ - 1960

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Orion Air Cargo (Aerolineas Orion Cargo Colombia)   

2000* - 2011*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

RAF (Rutas Aereas de Florencia)   

1991 - 1991

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

RANSA (Rutas Aereas Nacionales SA)   

1955* - 1956*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

RAS (Sociedad Aeronautica de Medellin)   

1946 - 1958

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : RAS (Sociedad Aeronautica de Medellin) >SAM Colombia >>Avianca >Avianca (Aerovias Continente Americana)

Rutas Aereas de Colombia   

1958 - 1961

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : RAS >Rutas Aereas de Colombia >>Avianca >Avianca (Aerovias Continente Americana)

SA Potomayo (Servicios Areas Potomayo)   

1989* - 1989*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SACO (Servicio Aereo Colombiano)   

1933* - 1940

Renamed

^ Comments : SACO was founded in 1993

^ Genealogy : SCADTA + SACO =>Avianca >Avianca (Aerovias Continente Americana)

SADELCA (Sociedad Aerea del Caqueta)   

1979* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SADI (Sociedad de Ibague)   

2002* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SADTA (Sociedad Area del Tolima)   

1958* - 1960*

Renamed

^ Comments : Sociedad Aerea del Tolima SA used to operate domestic services within Colombia

^ Genealogy : Sociedad Area del Tolima >>Avianca >Avianca (Aerovias Continente Americana)

SAEP Colombia   

1980* - date

Active

^ Comments : SAEP Colombia was formed in 1980

^ Genealogy : >SAEP

SAETA Colombia   

1996* - 1996*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SAM Colombia   

1962 - 2010

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : RAS (Sociedad Aeronautica de Medellin) >SAM Colombia >>Avianca >Avianca (Aerovias Continente Americana)

San Air   

1994* - 1994*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SAN-TA   

(2016)

Began?

^ Comments : SAN-TA is a new start-up that intended to start operations in mid 2016

^ Genealogy :  

SARPA (Servicios Aereos Panamericanos)   

2007 - date

Active

^ Comments : Regional and domestic carrier. SARPA (Servicios Aereos Panamericanos) was formed as SARPA (Servicious Aereos Puerto Asis)

^ Genealogy : SARPA (Servicious Aereos Puerto Asis) >SARPA (Servicios Aereos Panamericanos)

SARPA (Servicious Aereos Puerto Asis)   

2004* - 2007

Renamed

^ Comments : Regional and domestic carrier. SARPA (Servicios Aereos Panamericanos) was formed as SARPA (Servicious Aereos Puerto Asis)

^ Genealogy : SARPA (Servicious Aereos Puerto Asis) >SARPA (Servicios Aereos Panamericanos)

SATENA (Servicio de Aeronavegaciun a Territorios Nacionales)  updated

1962 - date

Active

^ Comments : SATENA was incorporated in 1962 under the Ministry of National Defence & operations started on 15Apr1962. Operated as a special unit of the Columbian Air Force to aid development of the Amazon and Orinoco regions. Regional scheduled passenger and cargo carrier out of Bogota El Dorado International

^ Genealogy :  

Sava Colombia   

1996* - 2003*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SCADTA (Sociedad Colombo-Alemana de Transportes Aéreos)   

1920 - 1940

Renamed

^ Comments : SCADTA was formed on 05Dec1919 as the 2nd airline in the world, 1st in the Americas. Made its first flight between Barranquilla and Puerto Berrio on 19Oct1920 by Helmuth Von Krohn. Merged with SACO to form Avianca on 14Jun1940 [AVIACA was founded as a result of a merger between SCADTA (founded in 1919) and SERVICIO AEREO COLUMBIANO. First South American to fly into the US (Miami - 1947). The name Avianca was retained when the name changed in 2004. SAM was absorbed into the parent company in 2010. Flag carrier of Colombia. International and regional passenger and cargo airline that claims to be one of the world's oldest airlines]

^ Genealogy : SCADTA + SACO =>Avianca >Avianca (Aerovias Continente Americana)

SCOLTA (Sociedad Colombiana de Transportes Aereos)   

1947^ - 1948

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SEA (Servicios Especiales Aereos)   

1971* - 1971*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SEARCA (Servicio Aereo de Capurgana)   

1992 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SEC Colombia   

1994* - 1999*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : SERCA >Sec Colombia

SEC Colombia   

2005* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SELVA (Servicios Aereas del Vaupes)   

1989* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SERCA (Servicio Especializado de Carga Aerea)   

1992 - 1994*

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : SERCA >Sec Colombia

ServiCaribe Express   

2012 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Servicios Aereos de Pilotos Ejecutivos   

**** - ****

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Servicios Aereos del Valle   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Servientrega   

2009* - 2011*

Status?

^ Comments : B.727-200F operator

^ Genealogy :  

SOTA (Sociedad Occidental de Transporte Aéreo)   

1950* - 1953*

Status?

^ Comments : SOTA was founded in 1950

^ Genealogy :  

TABA (Taxi Aereo de Barranquilla)   

1978* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TABOY (Sociedad Taxader Boyaca)   

1962 - 1962*

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : TABOY (Sociedad Taxader Boyaca) >Transporte Aereos Boyacenses

TABOY (Transportes Aereos Boyacenses)   

1962* - 1964

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : TABOY (Sociedad Taxader Boyaca) >Transporte Aereos Boyacenses

TAC (Transporte Aéreo de Colombia)   

1995* - date

Active

^ Comments : TAC (acronym of Transporte Aéreo de Colombia) is a charter airline based at Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport in Cali, Formed in 1995

^ Genealogy :  

TAC Colombia (Transportes Areas de Cesar)   

1975 - 1980*

Status?

^ Comments : TAC Colombia was formed as Aerocesar in 1968

^ Genealogy : Aerocesar >TAC Colombia

TACA de Colombia   

1945 - 1946

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TACATA (Taxi Aéreo de Caqueta)   

**** - ****

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAERCO (Taxi Aereo Colombiano)   

1992* - 1992*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAGUA (Taxi Aereo del Guaviare)   

1984* - 1984*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAL (Taxi Aereo el Lianero)  updated

1953 - 1973

Renamed

^ Comments : TAL (Taxi Aereo Lianero, S.A.) is formed at Bogota in 1971 to offer nonscheduled DC3 passenger and freight service to various nearby towns - The company is reorganized in 1975, changed its name to Aerotal Colombia, and initiated scheduled passenger services with its fleet of two DC-3s and a newly received DC-4

^ Genealogy : TAL (Taxi Aereo el Lianero) >Aerotal

Tala Colombia (Transportes Aereas Latinamercanos)   

1992* - 1992*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAMPA Cargo   

1973 - 2013

Renamed

^ Comments : TAMPA Cargo started operations 11Mar1973 & ceased on 28May2013 to be rebranded

^ Genealogy : TAMPA Cargo >Avianca Cargo

TANA (Transportes Aereos Nacionales)   

1975 - 1978

Renamed

^ Comments : TANA (Transportes Aereos Nacionales) was formed in 1971 as Taxi Aereo Nacional

^ Genealogy : Taxi Aereo Nacional >TANA (Transportes Aereos Nacionales) >>TAVINA

TAO (Taxi Aereo Opita)   

1966* - 1968

Renamed

^ Comments : Aerolineas TAO was founded in Neiva in the 1960s as Aerolíneas TAO (known as Taxi Aéreo Opita and ceased operations in 1974

^ Genealogy : TAO (Taxi Aereo Opita) >Aerolineas TAO

TAR   

2002* - 2003*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TARCA (Taxi Aereo de Caldas Ltda)   

1960 - 1975*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TARI (Transportes Aereos del Ariari)   

2005* - 2005*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAS (Transporte Aereo de Santander)   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAT (Transportes Aereos Tropicales)   

(****)

Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAVINA   

1973* - 1985

Inactive

^ Comments : TAVINA was formed in 1973

^ Genealogy : Taxi Aereo Nacional >TANA (Transportes Aereos Nacionales) >>TAVINA

Taxader (Lineas Aereos Taxadar)   

1960 - 1965

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Taxader

Taxi Aereo Cusiana   

2002* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Taxi Aereo de Santander   

1948* - 1960

Renamed

^ Comments : Taxi Aereo de Santander was formed in 1948

^ Genealogy : >Taxader

Taxi Aereo Nacional   

1971* - 1975

Renamed

^ Comments : Taxi Aereo Nacional was formed in 1971

^ Genealogy : Taxi Aereo Nacional >TANA (Transportes Aereos Nacionales) >>TAVINA

Taxi El Venado   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Taxsur Colombia (Transportes Areas del Sur)   

1980* - 2005*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TCA Colombia   

1998* - 1998*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Trans Oriente (Transporte Aereo Regular Secundario Oriental)   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transamazonica   

1987* - 1992*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transapel Express Colombia   

1992 - 1994

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Transapel Express Colombia >>SAEP

Transapel Express Colombia   

1996* - 2004*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transoceanica Colombia   

1993^ - 1999

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transoriente   

1992* - 1992*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transporte Aereo Nacional   

(****)

Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transporte Aereos Boyacenses   

1964 - 1969*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Transporte Aereos Boyacenses

Transporte Aereos del Pacifico   

Late 1990s

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transportes Aereos del Caribe   

1980* - 1987*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

UMCA (Uraba, Medellin and Central Airways)   

1931* - 1961

Inactive

^ Comments : UMCA was formed by Gonzalo Mejia in 1931

^ Genealogy :  

Urraca Airlines (Lineas Aereas La Urraca)   

1963 - 1980

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Vertical de Aviacion   

2004* - date

Active

^ Comments : Vertical de Aviacion was renamed from Helitaxi. Operate both helicopters & fixed wing aircraft

^ Genealogy : Helitaxi >Vertical de Aviacion

VIARCO (Vias Aereas Colombianas)   

1999* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

VivaColombia   

2012 - date

Active

^ Comments : VivaColombia operations started on 25May2012

^ Genealogy : >VivaColombia

West Caribbean Airways (WCA)   

2000 - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Wingo   

2016 - date

Active

^ Comments : Wingo, a Lo-Cost carrier established by Copa Airlines commenced operations on 01Dec2016

^ Genealogy :  

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