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Kyrgyzstan is a landlocked republic in the eastern part of Central Asia that is bordered on the north by Kazakhstan, on the east by China, on the south by China and Tajikistan, and on the west by Uzbekistan. Bishkek is the capital and largest city

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August 26, 2016Air KG commenced operations in 2015 [added]
July 21, 2016Pegasus Asia [Status change] merged into AirManas [added] in 2015
April 26, 2016Air Bishkek suspended operations in Feb2016 following a period of financial difficulties [update]

Airline

Operating DatesStatus

ACI Airlines

2006* - 2008Inactive

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Aero Trans Service

2005 - 2007Inactive

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Aerostan

2004* - 2005*Inactive

^ Comments : Aerostan was founded in 2004

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Air Bishkek

2011 - 2016Inactive

^ Comments : Air Bishkek, founded in 2004 as Kyrgyz Airways, renamed in 2006 to Eastok Avia. Re-established on 07Feb2007 as Kyrgyz Airways & to current name in 2011. AOC suspended Jun2016

^ Genealogy : Kyrgyz Airways >Eastok Avia >Kyrgyz Airways >Air Bishkek

Air KG

2015 - dateActive

^ Comments : Air KG commenced operations in 2015

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Air Kyrgyzstan

2013 - dateActive

^ Comments : Kyrgyzstan Airlines (founded 1992) was originally Aeroflot, Kyrgyzstan Directorate & taken over by Altyn Air in 2005 & rebranded as Kyrgyzstan Air Company on 28Jul2006 & then Air Kyrgyzstan

^ Genealogy : Aeroflot, Kyrgyzstan Directorate >Kyrgyzstan Airlines >>Altyn Air >Kyrgyzstan Aircompany >Air Kyrgyzstan

Air Manas

2006 - 2013*Renamed

^ Comments : Air Manas was founded in 2006 as Air Manas. First flight was carried out in Dec2009. First flight under the brand name Pegasus Asia was operated 22Mar2013. Back to Air Manas

^ Genealogy : Air Manas >Pegasus Asia >>AirManas

Air Manas

2012* - dateActive

^ Comments : Air Manas was founded in 2006 as Air Manas. First flight was carried out in Dec2009. First flight under the brand name Pegasus Asia was operated 22Mar2013. Back to Air Manas

^ Genealogy : Air Manas >Pegasus Asia >>AirManas

Air Victory

2004* - 2006*Status?

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Altyn Air

2001 - 2006Renamed

^ Comments : Kyrgyzstan Airlines (founded 1992) was originally Aeroflot, Kyrgyzstan Directorate & taken over by Altyn Air in 2005 & rebranded as Kyrgyzstan Air Company on 28Jul2006 & then Air Kyrgyzstan

^ Genealogy : Aeroflot, Kyrgyzstan Directorate >Kyrgyzstan Airlines >>Altyn Air >Kyrgyzstan Aircompany >Air Kyrgyzstan

Anikay Air

2003* - 2007Inactive

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ASA Aviation

2006 - 2009Inactive

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Asia Alpha Airways

2006* - 2008Inactive

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Asian Air

2009* - 2012Inactive

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Asian Star

1998* - 2002*Status?

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Astral

2004* - 2006*Status?

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Avia Traffic Company

2003 - dateActive

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Aviaex

1992* - 1993Inactive

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Avon Express

2004* - 2006*Status?

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Botir Avia (Botir-Avia)

2000* - 2008Inactive

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Butembo Airlines

2004* - 2006*Status?

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CAAS (Central Asian Aviation Services)

2010* - dateActive

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China Glory Airlines

1995* - 1996Inactive

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DAMES

2009* - 2012Renamed

^ Comments : Airline is renamed from Dames to State Aviation Enterprise under the Ministry of Emergency Situations (SAEMES) in 2012

^ Genealogy : DAMES >SAEMES

Eastok Avia

2006 - 2007*Renamed

^ Comments : Air Bishkek was founded in 2004 as Kyrgyz Airways and renamed in 2006 to Eastok Avia. Re-established on 07Feb2007 as Kyrgyz Airways & to current name in 2011

^ Genealogy : Kyrgyz Airways >Eastok Avia >Kyrgyz Airways >Air Bishkek

Esen Air

2006 - dateActive

^ Comments : Esen Air started operations on 10Oct2006

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Expo Aviation

2002* - 2003*Status?

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Galaxy Air

2002 - 2009Inactive

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^ Genealogy : TAPO Avio (Uzbekistan) >Galaxy Air (Kyrgyzstan)

GATS Bishkek

2004* - 2004*Status?

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Gloria

(****)Unconfirmed

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Golden Rule Airlines

2006* - 2009*Status?

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Heli Sky

2013 - dateActive

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Intal Avia

2007* - 2009*Status?

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Inter Trans Avia (Inter Transavia Cargo)

2002* - 2004Inactive

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Itek Air

1999 - 2010Inactive

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KAS Air

2001 - 2002Inactive

^ Comments : Regular cargo flights from Bishkek to the Middle East and South East Asia. KAS Air was renamed from Star Airlines

^ Genealogy : Star Airlines >KAS Air

Kyrgysia (Krygyzia)

(2002*)Unconfirmed

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Kyrgyz Air

2003 - 2003Inactive

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Kyrgyz Airlines

(2013)Began?

^ Comments : Kyrgyz Airlines failed to start because AtlasJet pulled out of deal. Was set to launch operations with Bishkek - Istanbul on 15Oct2013

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Kyrgyz Airways

2004* - 2006Renamed

^ Comments : Air Bishkek was founded in 2004 as Kyrgyz Airways and renamed in 2006 to Eastok Avia. Re-established on 07Feb2007 as Kyrgyz Airways & to current name in 2011

^ Genealogy : Kyrgyz Airways >Eastok Avia >Kyrgyz Airways >Air Bishkek

Kyrgyz Airways

2007* - 2011Renamed

^ Comments : Air Bishkek was founded in 2004 as Kyrgyz Airways and renamed in 2006 to Eastok Avia. Re-established on 07Feb2007 as Kyrgyz Airways & to current name in 2011

^ Genealogy : Kyrgyz Airways >Eastok Avia >Kyrgyz Airways >Air Bishkek

Kyrgyz International Airlines

2002 - 2004Inactive

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Kyrgyz Pegasus Airlines

(2010)Began?

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Kyrgyz Trans Avia

2009 - dateActive

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Kyrgyzstan Air Star

1999* - 2002Inactive

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Kyrgyzstan Aircompany

2006 - 2013Renamed

^ Comments : Kyrgyzstan Airlines (founded 1992) was originally Aeroflot, Kyrgyzstan Directorate & taken over by Altyn Air in 2005 & rebranded as Kyrgyzstan Air Company on 28Jul2006 & then Air Kyrgyzstan

^ Genealogy : Aeroflot, Kyrgyzstan Directorate >Kyrgyzstan Airlines >>Altyn Air >Kyrgyzstan Aircompany >Air Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan Airlines (Aba Yoldoro)

1992 - dateActive

^ Comments : Kyrgyzstan Airlines (founded 1992) was originally Aeroflot, Kyrgyzstan Directorate & taken over by Altyn Air in 2005 & rebranded as Kyrgyzstan Air Company on 28Jul2006 & then Air Kyrgyzstan

^ Genealogy : Aeroflot, Kyrgyzstan Directorate >Kyrgyzstan Airlines >>Altyn Air >Kyrgyzstan Aircompany >Air Kyrgyzstan

Kyzyl Orda

1999 - 2000Inactive

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Lyoox Palyot

2000* - 2002Inactive

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Manas Air

2000* - 2001Inactive

^ Comments : Manas Air was based in Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan. It was established in 2000 and ceased operations in 2001

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Manas Airways

2011* - dateActive

^ Comments : Manas Airways was formed in 2011

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MAXavia

2008* - 2009*Status?

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Osh-Avia

2008* - 2008*Status?

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Pegasus Asia

2013 - 2015*Renamed

^ Comments : Air Manas was founded in 2006 as Air Manas. First flight was carried out in Dec2009. First flight under the brand name Pegasus Asia was operated 22Mar2013. Back to Air Manas

^ Genealogy : Air Manas >Pegasus Asia >>AirManas

Quadrotour-Aero

2002* - 2006*Inactive

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Reem Airlines

2004* - 2006*Status?

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S Group Aviation

2007* - 2013Inactive

^ Comments : S Group Aviation was formed in 2007

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SAEMES (State Aviation Enterprise)

2012 - dateActive

^ Comments : Airline is renamed from Dames to State Aviation Enterprise under the Ministry of Emergency Situations (SAEMES) in 2012

^ Genealogy : DAMES >SAEMES

Sky Bishkek

2012 - 2015Inactive

^ Comments : Sky Bishkek suspended operations in Jun2015

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SKY KG Airlines

2012^ - dateActive

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Sky Way Air (Skyway Air)

2004* - 2009*Status?

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Star Airlines

1999* - 2001Renamed

^ Comments : Regular cargo flights from Bishkek to the Middle East and South East Asia. KAS Air was renamed from Star Airlines

^ Genealogy : Star Airlines >KAS Air

Star of Asia

1992* - 1995Inactive

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Start-up Air KG begins VIP charter operations (added)

2015 - dateActive

^ Comments : Start-up Air KG begins VIP charter operations in Aug2015

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Supreme Aviation

2012* - dateActive

^ Comments : Supreme Aviation was formed in 2012

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Tenir Airlines

2008* - 2008*Status?

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TezJet

2013 - dateActive

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Trast Aero (Aquiline International)

2005* - 2008*Inactive

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Valor Air

2007* - dateActive

^ Comments : Valor Air was founded in 2007

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