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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]
AirlineOperating DatesStatusComments

ACI Airlines

2006* - 2008Inactive

 

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Aero Trans Service

2005 - 2007Inactive

 

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Aerostan

2004* - 2005*Inactive

Aerostan was founded in 2004

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Air Bishkek

2011 - 2016Inactive

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

Air KG commenced operations in 2015

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Air Kyrgyzstan

2013 - dateActive

Air Kyrgyzstan was founded as Altyn Air in Apr2001. Operations started on 30Jun2001. Rebranded to Kyrgyzstan Air Company on 28Jul2006

^ Genealogy - Altyn Air >Kyrgyzstan Aircompany >Air Kyrgyzstan

Air Manas

2006 - 2013*Renamed

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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AirManas

2012* - dateActive

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.Merged int Air Manas

^ Genealogy - Air Manas >Pegasus Asia >>AirManas

Altyn Air

2001 - 2006Renamed

Air Kyrgyzstan was founded as Altyn Air in Apr2001. Operations started on 30Jun2001. Rebranded to Kyrgyzstan Air Company on 28Jul2006

^ Genealogy - 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

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

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

Esen Air started operations on 10Oct2006

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Expo Aviation

2002* - 2003*Status?

 

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Galaxy Air

2002 - 2009Inactive

 

^ 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

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?

 

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Kyrgyz Airways

2004* - 2006Renamed

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

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

Air Kyrgyzstan was founded as Altyn Air in Apr2001. Operations started on 30Jun2001. Rebranded to Kyrgyzstan Air Company on 28Jul2006

^ Genealogy - Altyn Air >Kyrgyzstan Aircompany >Air Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan Airlines (Aba Yoldoro)

1992 - dateActive

Kyrgyzstan Airlines (Aba Yoldoro) was founded in 1992

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Kyzyl Orda

1999 - 2000Inactive

 

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Lyoox Palyot

2000* - 2002Inactive

 

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Manas Air

2000* - 2001Inactive

 

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Manas Air

2011^ - dateActive

 

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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

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

 

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SAEMES (State Aviation Enterprise)

2012 - dateActive

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

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

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

Start-up Air KG begins VIP charter operations in Aug2015

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Supreme Aviation

2012^ - dateActive

 

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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

Valor Air was founded in 2007

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