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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

Latest updates

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline : dates are searchable using ddmmyyyy

July 26, 2017

Pacífica de Aviación is a passenger charter carrier based out of  Medellín Olaya Herrera (EOH) [added]

July 25, 2017

Little is known about Colcharter except it was operational in 2011 & still appears active [added]

April 1, 2017

AIRES Colombia started operating as LAN Colombia on 03Dec2011. Renamed to LATAM Colombia [added] in 2016

Airline

Status Operating Dates
ACES (Aerolineas Centrales de Colombia)  updated

Inactive

1972 - 2003

^ Comments : ACES was formed in 1971 & began regularly scheduled flights on 01Feb1972. Ceased operation in Aug2003 (Began operating regional services within Colombia and added international charter in 1986. Domestic and international airline that carried cargo, mail and passengers. Began regularly scheduled return flight services to Medellin and Bogota on 01Feb1972)

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : VX : AES

ADA (Aerolineas de Antioquia)   

Active

1987 - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : ANQ

Ades Colombia (Aerolineas del Este)   

Unsure

1990* - 2006*

^ Comments : Ades Colombia was formed in 1990

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

AE-Colombia (Aerolineas Especiales de Colombia)   

Unsure

1978* - 1979*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

AerCaribe   

Active

2006* - date

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : ACL

Aero Republica 9AeroRepublica)   

Renamed

1993 - 2010

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

^ Genealogy : Aero Republica >Copa Airlines Colombia

^ Airline Code : P5 : RPB

Aero Transporte   

Unsure

**** - ****

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aeroamazonas   

Unsure

1981* - 1989*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

AerOasis   

Not started

(2012)

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

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aeroatlantico Colombia (Aerovias del Atlantico)   

Unsure

1998* - 1998*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : AOK

Aerocar Colombia   

Inactive

1999* - 1999*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aerocarga   

Unsure

**** - ****

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aerocesar (Aerovias del Cesar)   

Renamed

1968* - 1975

^ Comments : TAC Colombia was formed as Aerocesar in 1968

^ Genealogy : Aerocesar >TAC Colombia

^ Airline Code : -- : AEC

Aerocivil   

Unsure

**** - ****

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

AeroCondor  updated

Inactive

1957 - 1980

^ 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

^ Airline Code : OD : ---

Aerocosta (Aerovias de la Costa)   

Inactive

1965* - 1976

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

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aerogolfo   

Unsure

**** - ****

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aerolineas Cargueras   

Inactive

1995 - 2000*

^ Comments : Aerolineas Cargueras renamed from AVESCA Columbia in 1995

^ Genealogy : AVESCA Columbia >Aerolineas Cargueras

^ Airline Code :  

Aerolineas de la Paz   

Unsure

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aerolineas Estelar   

Not started

(2004)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aerolineas la Gaviota   

Unsure

1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aerolineas Medellin   

Unsure

1976 - 1979*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy : Aerotabo >Aerolineas Medellin

^ Airline Code : -- : AMD

Aerolineas TAO   

Inactive

1968 - 1974

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Aerolineas Universal   

Not started

(2001)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aerollano (Aerovias del Llano)   

Unsure

1989* - 1989*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aeronorte (Aerovias del Norte)   

Renamed

1972 - 1986

^ 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

^ Airline Code : -- : ANR

Aeropesca Colombia   

Renamed

1965 - 1983

^ 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

^ Airline Code : RS : ---

Aeroproveedora Proa   

Unsure

1974* - 1974*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

AEROSOL (Aerovias Sol de Colombia)   

Inactive

1989* - 1999

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy : Aviasur >AEROSOL

^ Airline Code :  

Aerosucre   

Active

1969 - date

^ Comments : Aerosucre operations started on 30Jun1969

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : 6N : KRE

Aerotabo (Transportes Aereos de Bolivar)   

Renamed

1975* - 1976

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy : Aerotabo >Aerolineas Medellin

^ Airline Code :  

AeroTACA (Aerotransportes Casanare)   

Inactive

1996 - 2005

^ Comments : AeroTACA was formed as Aerotaxi Casanare in 1965

^ Genealogy : Aerotaxi Casanare >Aerotaca

^ Airline Code : AT : ATK

Aerotal (Aerovias Territoriales de Colombia)  updated

Inactive

1973 - 1983

^ 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

^ Airline Code : XK : ART

Aerotaxi   

Unsure

2004* - 2005*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aerotaxi (Avianca Aerotaxi)   

Inactive

1948* - 1974

^ 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 :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aerotaxi Americano   

Unsure

1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aerotaxi Casanare   

Renamed

1965 - 1996

^ Comments : AeroTACA was formed as Aerotaxi Casanare in 1965

^ Genealogy : Aerotaxi Casanare >Aerotaca

^ Airline Code :  

Aerotaxi Condor   

Unsure

1965* - 1965*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aerotaxi de Valledupar   

Unsure

1999* - 2003*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aerotaxi del Valle (ATV Colombia)   

Inactive

1999* - 2000*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : AOX

Aerotransporte del Amazonas   

Inactive

1986* - 1987

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aerovanguardia (Aerovias Vanguardia)   

Unsure

1999* - 2007*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aerovias Condor (AeroCondor)   

Unsure

1967* - 1975*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aerovias Helices  updated

Unsure

1964* - 1996*

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

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aerovias Hoffman   

Unsure

1966* - 1967*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aerovilla Colombia   

Unsure

1999* - 1999*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aerovuelos (Aero Vuelos)   

Inactive

1999* - 1999*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aerupia (Aerotaxi del Upia)   

Unsure

1994 - 2009*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aexpa (Aeroexpreso del Pacifico)   

Active

2008* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

AFRYPESCA (Empresa de Aviacion Refrigeracion y Pesca)   

Unsure

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

AIDA (Agencia Interamericana de Aviacion)   

Inactive

1946* - 1956

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

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Air Cargo Colombia   

Unconfirmed

(****)

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Air Colombia   

Active

1992* - date

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Air Signature   

Active

2012* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Air Villavo Colombia  updated

Inactive

1993* - 1997

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

AIRES Colombia (Aerovias de Integracion Regional SA)  updated

Renamed

1981 - 2011

^ 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

^ Airline Code : 4C : ARE

ALCOM (Aerolineas Comerciales Del Meta)   

Unsure

1997* - 1999*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aliansa (Aerolineas Andinas)   

Active

1992* - date

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Alicol Colombia (Aerolineas Intercolombianas)   

Inactive

1991* - 2000*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Americana Colombia (Aerolineas Americanas)  updated

Renamed

1993 - 1994

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Antes Air Cargo   

Unsure

**** - ****

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

APEL Colombia   

Renamed

1994 - 1997

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy : APEL Colombia >>SAEP

^ Airline Code :  

APEL Express   

Renamed

1987* - 1991

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

^ Genealogy : APEL Express >>SAEP

^ Airline Code :  

APSA (Aeroexpresso Bogota)   

Inactive

1978 - 2007

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : ABO

ARALL (Aerolineas Llaneras)   

Unsure

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

ARCA Colombia (Aerovias Colombianas)  updated

Inactive

1950* - 2000*

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

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : AKC

Arkas   

Inactive

2007 - 2011

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : K7 : KRA

ARPA (Empresa Aerovias del Pacifico)   

Unsure

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

ASUR Colombia   

Unsure

**** - ****

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

ATC Airlines (Aero Transcolombiana de Carga)   

Inactive

1993 - 1999

^ Comments : Bogota based cargo services

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : TCO

Avante Colombia   

Inactive

1991 - 1991

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Avesca Colombia (Aerovias Especiales de Carga)   

Renamed

1983 - 1995

^ Comments : Aerolineas Cargueras renamed from AVESCA Columbia in 1995

^ Genealogy : Avesca Colombia >Aerolineas Cargueras

^ Airline Code :  

Aviaco (Aviacion Colombiana)   

Unconfirmed

(****)

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Avianca (Aerovias del Continente Americana)  updated

Active

2004 - date

^ Comments : [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)

^ Airline Code : AV : AVA

Avianca (Aerovias Nacionales de Colombia)  updated

Renamed

1940 - 2004

^ Comments : [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)

^ Airline Code : AV : AVA

Avianca Cargo   

Active

2013 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : TAMPA Cargo >Avianca Cargo

^ Airline Code :  

Avianca Central America  updated

Active

2013 - date

^ Comments : Avianca Central America commenced operations on 28May2013

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aviasur   

Renamed

1982* - 1989*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy : Aviasur >AEROSOL

^ Airline Code :  

Aviheco   

Unsure

2002* - 2009*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Aviones y Helicopteros de Colombia   

Unsure

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

AVISPA (AV Pilotos Asociados)   

Inactive

1962* - 1962

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Calamar (Aerotaxi de Calamar)   

Inactive

1992* - 1992*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

CariCarga (Cali Cargo)   

Inactive

1996* - 2000*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

CCNA (Compania Colombiana de Navigacion Aerea)   

Inactive

1920 - 1921

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

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Cessnyca   

Inactive

1971* - 1977

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Colcharter  added

Active

2011* - date

^ Comments : Little is known about Colcharter except it was operational in 2011 & still appears active

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Compania Transandina de Aviacion SA   

Inactive

1946^ - 1947

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Copa Airlines Colombia  updated

Active

2010 - date

^ Comments : Copa was established on 23Nov1992 & started operations on 19Jun1993 as Aero Republica. Rebranded to Copa in Oct2010 (Domestic passenger and cargo services out of Cali and Bogota. Copa Airlines)

^ Genealogy : Aero Republica >Copa Airlines Colombia

^ Airline Code : P5 : RPB

Coral Colombia (Coronado Aerolineas)   

Inactive

1986* - 2000

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : CRA

Cordoba Air Cargo   

Unsure

1993* - 1993*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Cosmos Air Cargo (Transporte Aereo de Carga COSMOS)   

Renamed

2007 - 2007

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Cosmos Colombia

^ Airline Code :  

Cosmos Colombia (Transporte Aereo de Carga COSMOS)   

Active

2007 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Cosmos Colombia

^ Airline Code : -- : KMS

Costa Colombia   

Inactive

1992* - 1994

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

CV Cargo   

Active

2010 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : V9 : GSE

Dainco   

Unsure

1992* - 1995*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

EasyFly  updated

Active

2007 - date

^ Comments : (Regional services out oit's main base at Bogata El Dorado International)

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : EF : EFY

El Dorado   

Inactive

1992* - 1992*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : EDR

El Universal   

Not started

(2002)

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Estelar   

Not started

(2002)

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Fenix   

Not started

(2004)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Frontier Airlines   

Unconfirmed

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Global Colombia   

Inactive

1996* - 1996*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

HeliAndes   

Active

2004 - date

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Helicargo SA   

Unsure

2002* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Helicol   

Active

1955 - date

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : HEL

Helitaxi   

Renamed

2002* - 2004*

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

^ Genealogy : Helitaxi >Vertical de Aviacion

^ Airline Code :  

Helivalle (Helicopteros del Valle)   

Unsure

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Ibero Americana Colombia de Cargo (Iber Americana)  updated

Inactive

1994 - 1995

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Inter (Intercontinental de Aviación)   

Inactive

1983 - 2005

^ 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

^ Airline Code : -- : ICT

Interandes Colombia   

Inactive

1989* - 1992*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Interandina de Aviacion el Condor   

Inactive

1993* - 1997

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Intercor   

Unsure

1983* - 1996*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Islena Aviacion   

Inactive

1993 - 1994

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : ILA

Jet Express Colombia   

Inactive

1994 - 1994

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

LAC (Lineas Aereas del Caribe)   

Inactive

1974* - 1996

^ Comments : LAC (Lineas Aereas del Caribe) was founded in 1974

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : LC : LIC

LACE (Lineas Aereas Colombianas Expresa)  updated

Unsure

1960* - 1964*

^ Comments : Lineas Aereas Colombiana Expresa operated two Fairchild C-82s on internal services within Colombia

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

LACOL (Lineas Aereas Colombianas)   

Inactive

1985* - 1992*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : LAE

LADU (Linea Area de Uraba)   

Inactive

1992* - 1995

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

LAICA (Lineas Aereas Interiores de Catalina)   

Unsure

1968* - 1968*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

LAM (Lineas Aereas del Mar)   

Unsure

1997* - 1997*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

LAMA   

Unsure

1991* - 1991*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Lan Colombia  updated

Renamed

2011 - 2016

^ 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

^ Airline Code : 4C : ARE

LANC Colombia (Lineas Aereas de Norte de Colombia)   

Unsure

1996* - 2003*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

LANCO (Línea Aérea Carguera de Colombia)   

Renamed

2009 - 2016

^ 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

^ Airline Code : L7 : LAE

LANSA (Limitada Nacional de Servicio Aereo)   

Renamed

1945^ - 1947

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >LANSA

^ Airline Code :  

LANSA (Lineas Aereas Nacionales SA)   

Inactive

1947 - 1954

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : LANSA

^ Airline Code :  

LAOS Colombia (Lineas Aereas Orientales)   

Unsure

1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

LAP Colombia (Lineas Aereas Petroleras)   

Unsure

1989* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

LAS (Lineas Aereas Suramericanas)   

Active

1986 - date

^ 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

^ Airline Code : -- : LAU

LASER Aéro Colombia   

Active

2009* - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

LATAM Airlines Colombia  added

Active

2016 - date

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

LATAM Cargo Colombia  updated

Active

2016 - date

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

LATCO (Linea Aérea Transatlantica Colombia)   

Unsure

1948* - 1949*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Latina de Aviacion   

Unsure

1997* - 2009*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

LIDCA (Lineas Aereas del Caribe)   

Inactive

1950* - 1954*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Linea de Aviacion Condor  updated

Renamed

1955* - 1955*

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Lineas Aereas de la Amazonica   

Unsure

1991* - 1991*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Lineas Aereas Nacionales   

Inactive

1999* - 1999*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Lineas Aereas Perez   

Unsure

1982* - 1982*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Lineas Aereas Williams   

Unsure

1999* - 1999*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Lineas Interamericanos Aereas  updated

Unsure

1950 - 1962*

^ Comments : Operated non-scheduled freight carrier within Chile and to neighbouring states

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

LLoyd Aereo Colombiano (LLACSA)   

Inactive

1954^ - 1960

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Orion Air Cargo (Aerolineas Orion Cargo Colombia)   

Inactive

2000* - 2011*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Pacífica de Aviación  added

Active

2014* - date

^ Comments : Pacífica de Aviación is a passenger charter carrier based out of  Medellín Olaya Herrera (EOH) [added]

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

RAF (Rutas Aereas de Florencia)   

Inactive

1991 - 1991

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

RANSA (Rutas Aereas Nacionales SA)   

Unsure

1955* - 1956*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

RAS (Sociedad Aeronautica de Medellin)  updated

Renamed

1946 - 1958

^ Comments : [SAM-COLOMBIA was founded as SOCIEDAD AERONAUTICA de MEDELLIN in 1946 as an all-cargo carrier but added passenger services in 1955. In 1962 it became a subsiduary of of national carrier Avianca and adopted the present operating name] [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 : RAS (Sociedad Aeronautica de Medellin) >SAM Colombia >>Avianca >Avianca (Aerovias Continente Americana)

^ Airline Code :  

Rutas Aereas de Colombia   

Renamed

1958 - 1961

^ Comments :  

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

^ Airline Code :  

SA Potomayo (Servicios Areas Potomayo)   

Unsure

1989* - 1989*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

SACO (Servicio Aereo Colombiano)   

Renamed

1933* - 1940

^ Comments : SACO was founded in 1993

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

^ Airline Code :  

SADELCA (Sociedad Aerea del Caqueta)   

Active

1979* - date

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : SA : SDK

SADI (Sociedad de Ibague)   

Unsure

2002* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

SADTA (Sociedad Area del Tolima)  updated

Renamed

1958* - 1960*

^ Comments : Sociedad Aerea del Tolima operated domestic services within Colombia but was been taken over by Avianca [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 : Sociedad Area del Tolima >>Avianca >Avianca (Aerovias Continente Americana)

^ Airline Code :  

SAEP Colombia   

Active

1980* - date

^ Comments : SAEP Colombia was formed in 1980

^ Genealogy : >SAEP

^ Airline Code : -- : KSP

SAETA Colombia   

Unsure

1996* - 1996*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

SAM Colombia   

Renamed

1962 - 2010

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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

^ Airline Code : MM : SAM

San Air   

Inactive

1994* - 1994*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

SAN-TA   

Not started

(2016)

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

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

SARPA (Servicios Aereos Panamericanos)   

Active

2007 - date

^ 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)

^ Airline Code :  

SARPA (Servicious Aereos Puerto Asis)   

Renamed

2004* - 2007

^ 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)

^ Airline Code :  

SATENA (Servicio de Aeronavegaciun a Territorios Nacionales)  updated

Active

1962 - date

^ 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 :  

^ Airline Code : 9R : NSE

Sava Colombia   

Unsure

1996* - 2003*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

SCADTA (Sociedad Colombo-Alemana de Transportes Aéreos)   

Renamed

1920 - 1940

^ 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)

^ Airline Code :  

SCOLTA (Sociedad Colombiana de Transportes Aereos)   

Inactive

1947^ - 1948

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

SEA (Servicios Especiales Aereos)   

Unsure

1971* - 1971*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

SEARCA (Servicio Aereo de Capurgana)   

Active

1992 - date

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : SRC

SEC Colombia   

Inactive

1994* - 1999*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy : SERCA >Sec Colombia

^ Airline Code :  

SEC Colombia   

Unsure

2005* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

SELVA (Servicios Aereas del Vaupes)   

Active

1989* - date

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : SDV

SERCA (Servicio Especializado de Carga Aerea)   

Renamed

1992 - 1994*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy : SERCA >Sec Colombia

^ Airline Code :  

ServiCaribe Express   

Active

2012 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Servicios Aereos de Pilotos Ejecutivos   

Inactive

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : SAR

Servicios Aereos del Valle   

Unsure

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Servientrega   

Unsure

2009* - 2011*

^ Comments : B.727-200F operator

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

SOTA (Sociedad Occidental de Transporte Aéreo)   

Unsure

1950* - 1953*

^ Comments : SOTA was founded in 1950

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

TABA (Taxi Aereo de Barranquilla)   

Unsure

1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

TABOY (Sociedad Taxader Boyaca)   

Renamed

1962 - 1962*

^ Comments :  

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

^ Airline Code :  

TABOY (Transportes Aereos Boyacenses)   

Renamed

1962* - 1964

^ Comments :  

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

^ Airline Code :  

TAC (Transporte Aéreo de Colombia)   

Active

1995* - date

^ 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 :  

^ Airline Code : -- : TCC

TAC Colombia (Transportes Areas de Cesar)   

Unsure

1975 - 1980*

^ Comments : TAC Colombia was formed as Aerocesar in 1968

^ Genealogy : Aerocesar >TAC Colombia

^ Airline Code : VC : ---

TACA de Colombia   

Inactive

1945 - 1946

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

TACATA (Taxi Aéreo de Caqueta)   

Inactive

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

TAERCO (Taxi Aereo Colombiano)   

Inactive

1992* - 1992*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

TAGUA (Taxi Aereo del Guaviare)   

Unsure

1984* - 1984*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

TAL (Taxi Aereo el Lianero)  updated

Renamed

1953 - 1973

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Tala Colombia (Transportes Aereas Latinamercanos)   

Inactive

1992* - 1992*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

TAMPA Cargo   

Renamed

1973 - 2013

^ Comments : TAMPA Cargo started operations 11Mar1973 & ceased on 28May2013 to be rebranded to Avianca Cargo (TAMPA Cargo (Transportes Aereos Mercantiles Panamericanos). International cargo airline that specialises in perishable goods)

^ Genealogy : TAMPA Cargo >Avianca Cargo

^ Airline Code : QT : TPA

TANA (Transportes Aereos Nacionales)   

Renamed

1975 - 1978

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

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

^ Airline Code : OI : ---

TAO (Taxi Aereo Opita)   

Renamed

1966* - 1968

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

TAR   

Unsure

2002* - 2003*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

TARCA (Taxi Aereo de Caldas Ltda)   

Unsure

1960 - 1975*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

TARI (Transportes Aereos del Ariari)   

Unsure

2005* - 2005*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

TAS (Transporte Aereo de Santander)   

Unsure

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

TAT (Transportes Aereos Tropicales)   

Unconfirmed

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

TAVINA   

Inactive

1973* - 1985

^ Comments : TAVINA was formed in 1973

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

^ Airline Code : -- : TVN

Taxader (Lineas Aereos Taxadar)  updated

Inactive

1960 - 1965

^ Comments : Taxader (Lineas Aereos Taxadar) was originally known as Taxi Aereo de Santander (formed in 1948), ceased operations in 1965

^ Genealogy : Taxi Aereo de Santander >Taxader

^ Airline Code :  

Taxi Aereo Cusiana   

Unsure

2002* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Taxi Aereo de Santander  updated

Renamed

1948* - 1960

^ Comments : Taxader (Lineas Aereos Taxadar) was originally known as Taxi Aereo de Santander (formed in 1948), ceased operations in 1965

^ Genealogy : Taxi Aereo de Santander >Taxader

^ Airline Code :  

Taxi Aereo Nacional   

Renamed

1971* - 1975

^ Comments : Taxi Aereo Nacional was formed in 1971

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

^ Airline Code :  

Taxi El Venado   

Unsure

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Taxsur Colombia (Transportes Areas del Sur)   

Unsure

1980* - 2005*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

TCA Colombia   

Unsure

1998* - 1998*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Trans Oriente (Transporte Aereo Regular Secundario Oriental)   

Unsure

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Transamazonica   

Unsure

1987* - 1992*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : TAZ

Transapel Express Colombia   

Renamed

1992 - 1994

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy : Transapel Express Colombia >>SAEP

^ Airline Code :  

Transapel Express Colombia   

Unsure

1996* - 2004*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Transoceanica Colombia   

Inactive

1993^ - 1999

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Transoriente   

Unsure

1992* - 1992*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Transporte Aereo Nacional   

Unconfirmed

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Transporte Aereos Boyacenses   

Unsure

1964 - 1969*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Transporte Aereos Boyacenses

^ Airline Code :  

Transporte Aereos del Pacifico   

Unsure

Late 1990s

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Transportes Aereos del Caribe   

Unsure

1980* - 1987*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

UMCA (Uraba, Medellin and Central Airways)   

Inactive

1931* - 1961

^ Comments : UMCA was formed by Gonzalo Mejia in 1931

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Urraca Airlines (Lineas Aereas La Urraca)   

Inactive

1963 - 1980

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Vertical de Aviacion   

Active

2004* - date

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

^ Genealogy : Helitaxi >Vertical de Aviacion

^ Airline Code :  

VIARCO (Vias Aereas Colombianas)   

Unsure

1999* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

VivaColombia  updated

Active

2012 - date

^ Comments : VivaColombia was founded in 2009 & operations started on 25May2012

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : VVC

West Caribbean Airways (WCA)   

Inactive

2000 - 2005

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : YH : WCW

Wingo   

Active

2016 - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

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