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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
Latest updates
9 April 2016Turpial Airlines was founded on 14Jan2012 [added]
9 October 2015Estelar Latinoamerica has received it's AOC back in Oct2015 after losing it in 2014 [update]
30 June 2015Costa Airlines: status changed back to ''Planned" as airline outline routes for this year [update]
AirlineOperating DatesStatusComments

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

Aserca Airlines started in 1968 under the name Aero Services Carabobo. The airline was named Aserca Airlines in 1997

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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

AeroLatin was founded in 1989

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Aerolatino

1994* - 1995Inactive

Aerolatino was founded in 1994

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Aerolineas Marcos

1980* - dateActive

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

Aeropostal was founded as Linea Aerea Venezolana (LAV) on 01Jan1935, when the Venezuelan Government took over the routes & equipment of French Cie Générale Aéropostale

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Aeropostal (Compagnie Generale Aeropostale)

1927 - 1933Inactive

 

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Aeroservicios Ranger

2004* - 2006*Status?

 

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Aerosucre Airlines

(2013)Began?

 

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Aerotécnica

1951* - dateActive

Aerotécnica was formed in 1951

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Aerotuy

1982 - 1996Renamed

 

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Aerovenca (Aeronautica Venezolana de Carga)

1987* - 2000Inactive

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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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

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

Aserca Airlines started in 1968 under the name Aero Services Carabobo. The airline was named Aserca Airlines in 1997

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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

 

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Avior Express (Aviones de Oriente)

1994 - 2006*Renamed

 

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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

 

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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 - 2014Inactive

Estelar Latinoamerica has 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

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

LAI (Linea Aerea IAACA) was founded in 1954

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LAMIA (Línea Aérea Merideña Internacional de Aviación)

2010 - 2015Inactive

LAMIA moved to Venezuela

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LASER (Lineas Aereas de Servicio Ejectutivo Regional)

1994 - dateActive

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

 

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LEBCA (Lineas Expresa Bolivar CA)

1949 - 1964*Inactive

 

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LTA (Linea Turistica Aerotuy)

1996 - dateActive

 

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Midas Airlines

1998* - 2001*Inactive

 

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Oriental de Aviacion

1997* - 1999*Inactive

 

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Perla Airlines

2009 - dateActive

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

**** - ****Status?

 

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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

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

 

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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

SBA Airlines was established on 01Nov1995 and started operations on 01Mar1996 as Santa Barbara 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

SBA Airlines was established on 01Nov1995 and started operations on 01Mar1996 as Santa Barbara 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

 

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Sundance Air

2005* - dateActive

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

 

^ Genealogy - >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

Transcarga International Airways operations started 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

Turpial Airlines was founded on 14Jan2012

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VenexCargo

1996* - 2003*Status?

 

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Venezolana

2007 - dateActive

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

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

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

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