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Venezuela is a republic in South America, bordered on the north by the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, on the east by Guyana, on the south by Brazil, and on the southwest and west by Colombia. The coastline of Venezuela is about 2800 km (about 1700 mi) long and has numerous indentations, of which the gulfs of Venezuela and Paria are notable. The west, however, has expanses of low and occasionally marshy land, the coast is generally narrow and steep. Of the 72 islands off the coast that belong to Venezuela, Margarita is the largest and most important. The total area of Venezuela is 912,050 sq km (352,144 sq mi). The capital and largest city is Caracas
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April 9, 2016Turpial Airlines was founded on 14Jan2012 [added]
October 9, 2015Estelar Latinoamerica has received it's AOC back in Oct2015 after losing it in 2014 [update]
June 30, 2015Costa Airlines: status changed back to ''Planned" as airline outline routes for this year [update]

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Operating DatesStatus

ACASA (Aerovias Ca Servicios Apure)   

1957* - 1966*Status?

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Aereo Transporte la Montana   

2004* - 2006*Status?

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Aero B Venezuela   

1977* - 1984Inactive

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Aero Ejecutivos (Aeroejectivos)   

1992* - 2006*Status?

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Aero Fly Monagas   

2005* - 2012*Status?

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Aero Latinas   

1990* - 1992*Status?

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Aero Services Carabobo   

1991 - 1997Renamed

^ Comments : Aserca Airlines started operations on 30Jun1991 under the name Aero Services Carabobo. The airline was named Aserca Airlines in 1997

^ Genealogy : Aero Services Carabobo >ASERCA

Aero Venezuela   

1951 - 1955*Status?

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Aeroandinas   

(2014)Began?

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Aerobol (Aerovias Bolivar)   

1992* - 2006*Status?

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Aerocaribe Coro   

2004* - 2006*Status?

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AeroLatin (Aerolineas Latinas)   

1989* - 2000Inactive

^ Comments : AeroLatin was founded in 1989

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Aerolatino   

1994* - 1995Inactive

^ Comments : Aerolatino was founded in 1994

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Aerolineas Marcos   

1980* - dateActive

^ Comments : Aerolineas Marcos was founded in 1980

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Aerolineas Regional del Centro   

**** - ****Status?

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Aeronaves del Centro   

1980 - 1987Inactive

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Aeropanamericano   

2000* - 2012*Status?

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Aeroparaguaná   

2013 - dateActive

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Aeropostal (Alas de Venezuela)   

1960 - dateActive

^ Comments : Aeropostal was founded as Linea Aerea Venezolana (LAV) on 01Jan1935, when the Venezuelan Government took over the assets of French Cie Générale Aéropostale (which had started operating on 03Jul1929)

^ Genealogy : Cie Générale Aéropostale +>Linea Aerea Venezolana (LAV) >Aeropostal

Aeroservicios Ranger   

2004* - 2006*Status?

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Aerosucre Airlines   

(2013)Began?

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Aerotécnica   

1951* - dateActive

^ Comments : Aerotécnica was formed in 1951

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Aerotuy   

1982 - 1996Renamed

^ Comments : LTA (Linea Turistica Aerotuy) was formed in 1982 & operations started on 30Jun1982 as Aerotuy

^ Genealogy : Aerotuy >LTA

Aerovenca (Aeronautica Venezolana de Carga)   

1987* - 2000Inactive

^ Comments : Aerovenca was founded in 1987

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Aerovías Caribe Express   

2012* - 2012*Status?

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Aerovias Venezuela Europa   

1950* - 1950*Status?

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Aguilas Venezolanas   

1961* - 1962Renamed

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^ Genealogy : >Aeropost

Air Global   

2005* - 2005*Status?

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Air Iglesias   

2011* - 2012*Status?

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Air Margarita   

1993 - 1994*Inactive

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Air Venezuela   

1995* - 2001Inactive

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Air Venezuela   

2004* - 2004*Status?

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Albatros Airlines   

2010 - dateActive

^ Comments : Albatros Airlines was established on 27Dec2007 & obtained its air operators certificate on 13May2010. Operations started on 20May2010

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AmazonAir   

2000* - dateActive

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ASAP Charters CA   

2004* - 2004*Status?

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ASERCA (Aeroservicios Carabob)   

1997 - dateActive

^ Comments : Aserca Airlines started operations on 30Jun1991 under the name Aero Services Carabobo. The airline was named Aserca Airlines in 1997

^ Genealogy : Aero Services Carabobo >ASERCA

ASETECA   

1981 - 1981Inactive

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ATSA (Aerotecnica SAN)   

1951 - 2012*Status?

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AVENSA (Aerovias Venezolanas)   

1944 - 2002Inactive

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Avensa Carga   

2001 - 2002*Status?

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Avex International International   

(****)Unconfirmed

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Avior Airlines   

2006* - dateActive

^ Comments : Avior Airlines operations started on 30Jun1995 as Avior Express

^ Genealogy : Avior Express >Avior Airlines

Avior Express (Aviones de Oriente)   

1995 - 2006*Renamed

^ Comments : Avior Airlines operations started on 30Jun1995 as Avior Express

^ Genealogy : Avior Express >Avior Airlines

Carga Caraven (Carga Aerea Venezolana Caraven)   

1992* - 1994Inactive

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Cargo Airlines   

(****)Unconfirmed

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Caribbean Flights   

1996* - 1996*Status?

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CAVE (Compania Aerea de Viajes Expressos)   

1987* - 1993Inactive

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Chapi Air   

1968* - dateActive

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CIACA Airlines   

1999* - dateActive

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COMERAVIA (Comercial de Aviacion)   

1965* - dateActive

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Conviasa   

2004 - dateActive

^ Comments : Conviasa was formed as the successor to Viasa on 30Mar2004 by Presidential Decree & on 28Nov2004, Conviasa's inaugural flight was made

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Conviasa Intercontinental   

(2015)Began?

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Conviasa Regional   

(2015)Began?

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Co-op Lines Air Taxi   

2005* - 2006*Status?

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Costa Airlines   

(2015)Began?

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Diamente Air   

(1996)Began?

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El Sol de America   

2001 - 2009*Inactive

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Estelar Latinoamerica   

2009 - dateActive

^ Comments : Estelar Latinoamerica was formed in Aug2008 & began operations on 01May2009. It received it's AOC back in Oct2015 after losing it in 2014

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Falcon Royal Air   

2000* - 2000*Status?

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General Air Cargo   

1995* - 1996*Status?

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Helitec   

2004* - 2006*Status?

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Interamericana Carga Venezuela   

1998* - 1998Inactive

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Interamericana de Aviacion   

1982 - 1997Inactive

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Isla Airlines   

1995* - 1996*Status?

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J.D. Valenciana de Aviacion   

1993* - 1993Inactive

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Jet Air International Charters   

1991* - 1998*Inactive

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Kavok   

2008 - dateActive

^ Comments : Kavok was established Jun2005, but unable to launch until it received its AOC from Venezuela’s Instituto Nacional de Aeronautica Civil on 06Nov2008

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LABSA (Linea Aerea Bolivariana)   

2001 - 2006Status?

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Lagoven   

1998* - 1998*Status?

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LAI (Linea Aerea IAACA)   

1954* - 2006Inactive

^ Comments : LAI (Linea Aerea IAACA) was founded in 1954

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LAMIA (Línea Aérea Merideña Internacional de Aviación)   

2010 - 2015Inactive

^ Comments : LAMIA moved to Venezuela

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LASER (Lineas Aereas de Servicio Ejectutivo Regional)   

1994 - dateActive

^ Comments : Laser launched commercial operations, from Porlamar to Maiquetía on 11Mar1994

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Latin Carga (Latinamericana Aerea de Carga) (LOAD Latin)   

1970* - 1980Inactive

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LAV (Linea Aeropostal Venezolana)   

1933 - 1960Renamed

^ Comments : Aeropostal was founded as Linea Aerea Venezolana (LAV) on 01Jan1935, when the Venezuelan Government took over the assets of French Cie Générale Aéropostale (which had started operating on 03Jul1929)

^ Genealogy : Cie Générale Aéropostale +>Linea Aerea Venezolana (LAV) >Aeropostal

LEBCA (Lineas Expresa Bolivar CA)   

1949 - 1964*Inactive

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LTA (Linea Turistica Aerotuy)   

1996 - dateActive

^ Comments : LTA (Linea Turistica Aerotuy) was formed in 1982 & operations started on 30Jun1982 as Aerotuy

^ Genealogy : Aerotuy >LTA

Midas Airlines   

1998* - 2001*Inactive

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Oriental de Aviacion   

1997* - 1999*Inactive

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Perla Airlines   

2009 - dateActive

^ Comments : Perla Airlines was established on 25Nov2006 but did not launch services until late Apr2010

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PHI Venezuela   

2012* - 2012*Status?

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Proflight   

2004* - 2008*Status?

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RAAN   

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Rainbow Air   

2008* - dateActive

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RANSA (Rutas Aereas Nacionales SA)   

1948^ - 1966*Status?

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Raul Helicopters   

2012* - 2012*Status?

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RAVSA   

(2001)Renamed

^ Comments : Venezolana was founded by Venezuelan investors in 2001 as RAVSA, but it was not until 2007 that the airline started up operations under the name of Venezolana

^ Genealogy : RAVSA >Venezolana

Rentavion Roraima Airlines   

1988* - 1990*Inactive

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Roraima Airlines   

**** - ****Status?

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Ruiban & Duran Compañia Aérea   

2003* - 2003*Status?

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RUTACA (Rutas Aereas Compania Anonima)   

1974 - dateActive

^ Comments : RUTACA was formed in 1974 with its home base at Ciudadz Bolivar. Operations started on 30Jun1974

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Rutas Aereas Venezolanas   

2004* - 2004*Status?

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Salta CA   

1960* - 1963*Status?

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Santa Barbara Airlines   

1996 - 2009Renamed

^ Comments : SBA Airlines was established on 01Nov1995 and started operations on 01Mar1996 as Santa Barbara Airlines. On 31Dec2008 the airline rebranded as SBA Santa Barbara Airlines following its acquisition by Aserca Airlines

^ Genealogy : Santa Barbara Airlines >SBA Airlines

SASCA (Servicios Aereos Sucre)   

2002* - dateActive

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SATS   

2001* - 2001*Status?

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SAVAR (Servicios Aereas Varinas)   

1982* - 1984*Status?

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SBA Airlines   

2008 - dateActive

^ Comments : SBA Airlines was established on 01Nov1995 and started operations on 01Mar1996 as Santa Barbara Airlines. On 31Dec2008 the airline rebranded as SBA Santa Barbara Airlines following its acquisition by Aserca Airlines

^ Genealogy : Santa Barbara Airlines >SBA Airlines

SERAMI (Servicios Aéreos Mineros)   

1978 - dateActive

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Servicios Aereos Mara   

1998* - 1999*Status?

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Servivensa   

1990* - 2006*Status?

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SkyVen Cielos de Venezuela   

(1998*)Began?

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Sol America   

1980 - dateActive

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Solar Cargo   

2001 - dateActive

^ Comments : Solar Cargo was founded & started operations in 2001 with two An-26 freighters

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Sundance Air   

2002 - dateActive

^ Comments : Sundance Air was established at Simón Bolívar International Airport by owners AIR and RM Munarriz in Jan2002. Started operations on 30Jun2002

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TAA (Tourism Aereo Amazonas)   

2006* - 2012*Status?

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TAAN (Transporte Aereo Andino)   

1999^ - 2011*Inactive

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TACA de Venezuela (Transportes Aéreos CA)   

1945 - 1958Renamed

^ Comments : TACA de Venezuela merged into Aeropostal (Alas de Venezuela) in 1958

^ Genealogy : TACA de Venezuela >>Aeropostal

Taxis Aereas Nacionales   

1960* - 1966*Status?

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Tecnofly   

1986 - 1995Inactive

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Tigres Voladores   

1967* - 1967*Status?

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Tranaca (Transportes Aéreos Nacionales C.A.)   

1992* - 2006*Inactive

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TransaVen (Transporte Aereo Venezuela)   

1967* - 2010*Inactive

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Transcarga (Transporte Aereos de Carga)   

1968 - 1979*Inactive

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Transcarga International Airways   

2001 - dateActive

^ Comments : Transcarga International Airways operations started on 15Nov2001

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Transmandu (Transportes Aereos Manduca)   

2005* - 2012*Status?

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TransVen Airlines   

(2001)Began?

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Turis Aer Amazonas   

1996* - 1996*Status?

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Turorca (Turismo de Oriente )   

1978* - 1979*Status?

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Turpial Airlines   

2015* - dateActive

^ Comments : Turpial Airlines was founded on 14Jan2012

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VenexCargo   

1996* - 2003*Status?

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Venezolana   

2007 - dateActive

^ Comments : Venezolana was founded by Venezuelan investors in 2001 as RAVSA, but it was not until 2007 that the airline started up operations under the name of Venezolana

^ Genealogy : RAVSA >Venezolana

Venezolana de Carga   

(2010)Began?

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Vensecar International   

1996 - dateActive

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VIASA   

1961 - 1997Inactive

^ Comments : VIASA commenced operations on 01Apr1961 & ceased in Jan1997

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Zulair Cargo   

1994* - 1995*Status?

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Zuliana de Aviacion   

1989* - 2001*Inactive

^ Comments : Zuliana de Aviacion was founded in 1985 as an international and domestic passenger carrier based in Maracaibo

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