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July 4, 2016HD Air operations started on 30Jun1992 as BAC Aircraft. Renamed to BAC Express Airlines in 1995 & current name in 2007. Ceased operations [update]
June 4, 2016flyPOP is planning to launch regular passenger flights from its Stansted hub to India during the last quarter of 2016 [added]
June 1, 2016LEA (London Executive Aviation), formed in 1996, intends to rebrand as Luxaviation UK [added] shortly
AirlineOperating DatesStatusComments

2Excel Aviation

2005 - dateActive

2Excel Aviation was formed in 2005

^ Genealogy -  

A.V. Roe

1919 - 1920Inactive

Avro Transport Company (A.V. Roe) was founded in 1919 & was the first regular airline in the UK, linking Manchester, Southport and Blackpool on 11May1919

^ Genealogy -  

A2B

2005 - 2006Inactive

A2B was founded in 1968 as Keenair Charter

^ Genealogy - Keenair Charter >FlyKeen Airways >A2B

AB Airlines

1996 - 1999Inactive

AB Airlines was founded in 1993 as Air Bristol

^ Genealogy - Air Bristol >AB Shannon >AB Airlines

AB Shannon

1995 - 1996Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Air Bristol >AB Shannon >AB Airlines

ABC (Air Bridge Carriers)

1972 - 1992Renamed

ASL was formed as ABC at East Midlands Airport on 30Jun1972. Rebranded to Hunting Cargo Airlines in Sep1992. Became Air Contractors in Jun1998

^ Genealogy - ABC >Air Bridge >Hunting Cargo Airlines >Air Contractors >ASL Airlines Ireland

Aberdeen Airways

1934 - 1937Renamed

Allied Airways was formed 02Jan1934 as Aberdeen Airways with its first service on 19Sep1934

^ Genealogy - Aberdeen AWs >Allied AWs >>BEA + BOAC + Northeastern AL + BEA Airtours + Cambrian Aws + BEA Helicopters =>British Airways

Aberdeen Airways

1989 - 1992Inactive

Aberdeen Airways started off as the scheduled service division of Peregrine Air Services

^ Genealogy - >Aberdeen Airways

Aberdeen London Express

1994 - 1995*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

AC & T (Air Charter & Travel)

1973* - 1979*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

ACE Freighters (Aviation Charter Enterprises)

1964 - 1966Inactive

Europe's first all-cargo airline that used the last operational Lockheed Constellation in the UK (1966). Went into liquidation and ceased operations in 1966

^ Genealogy -  

ACE Scotland

1966 - 1966Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

AD Aviation

1999* - 2000*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Aerocontacts

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Aeromega

2003 - 2003*Status?

 

^ Genealogy - Aeromega

Aeroservices

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Aerotime

1979 - 1979*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Afrek

1982* - 1982*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

African Air Safaris

1954 - 1959Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Air Safaris

AFX Cargo (Air Freight Express)

1999 - 2002Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air 2000

1987 - 2004Renamed

Air 2000 started operations on 11Apr1987. Renamed to First Choice Airways in Apr2004

^ Genealogy - Air 2000 >First Choice +Thomsonfly =>Thomson Airways

Air Ads

1952 - 1956Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Alba

1991* - 1996Renamed

Highland Airways was formed in 1991 as Air Alba & ceased operations on 24Mar2010

^ Genealogy - Air Alba >Highland Airways

Air Anglia

1970 - 1980Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Norfolk Airways + Rig Air + Anglian Air Charter =>Air Anglia + Air Wales + Air West + BIA =>Air UK >KLM (uk) + Netherlines + NLM City Hopper =>KLM Cityhopper

Air Atlanta Europe

2003 - 2006Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Air Atlanta Europe >>XL Airways (UK)

Air Atlantic Express

2003 - 2004*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Atlantique

1994 - dateActive

 

^ Genealogy - Air Atlantique

Air Atlantique (Atlantic Air Transport)

1977 - 1990Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Air Atlantique

Air Atlantis

1991* - 1992*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Belfast

1995 - 1996Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Bridge

1992 - 1992Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - ABC >Air Bridge >Hunting Cargo Airlines >Air Contractors >ASL Airlines Ireland

Air Bristol

1993 - 1995Renamed

AB Airlines was founded in 1993 as Air Bristol

^ Genealogy - Air Bristol >AB Shannon >AB Airlines

Air Caernafon

1996* - 2000*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Caledonian

2004 - 2005Inactive

Air Caledonian ceased operations on 19Jan2005

^ Genealogy -  

Air Cam

1989* - 1990*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Camelot

1978 - 1986*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Cargo

1991 - 1994Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Cargo Distributors

1948* - 1848Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Cavrel

1998 - 2002Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Charter

1947 - 1960Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Air Charter + Hunting Clan Air Transport + Airwork + Morton Air Services =>BUA + Caledonian Airways =>Caledonian/BUA >BCAL >>British Airways

Air Charter

1993* - 1993*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Charter Scotland

2006* - 2007*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Charters Experts

1948* - 1949*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Commerce

1934 - 1945Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

Air Commuter

1982* - 1984Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Air Commuter >Venture Airways

Air Condor

1960 - 1960Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Continental

1982* - 1982*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Contractors

1946* - 1948*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Corbiere

1990 - 1994Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Air Atlantique

Air Cordial

2000 - 2004*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Couriers (Transport)

1956* - 1956*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Cruises

1936* - 1936*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Dispatch

1936* - 1940*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Ecosse

1977 - 1989*Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Air Ecosse +>Aberdeen Airways

Air Enterprises

1947* - 1953*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Europe

1979 - 1991Inactive

Air Europe began operations on 04May1979 & ceased on 08Mar1991

^ Genealogy -  

Air Europe Express

1989 - 1991Inactive

Air Europe Express was forced to halt its operations on 08Mar1991

^ Genealogy - Connectair >Air Europe Express

Air Exel UK

1990 - 1992Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Faisal

1975 - 1982*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Ferry

1963 - 1968Inactive

Air Ferry was founded in 1961 & started general charter and inclusive tour operations on 01Apr1963

^ Genealogy -  

Air Flight

1948 - 1948*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Foyle

1978 - 2001Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Air Foyle Heavylift

Air Foyle Charter Airlines

1993 - 1993*Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Air Foyle Passenger Airlines

Air Foyle Executive

1995* - 1995*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Foyle Heavylift

2001 - 2008*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Air Foyle Heavylift

Air Foyle Passenger Airlines

1999* - 2000*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Air Foyle Passenger Airlines

Air Freight

1947* - 1947*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Freight

1967* - 1975Renamed

Skyways Air Cargo was formed in 1967 as Air Freight

^ Genealogy - Air Freight >Skyways Air Cargo

Air Furness

1986 - 1988Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Gregory

1965* - 1965*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Air Gregory

Air Hanson

1965* - 2000*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Hire

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Hire

(1958*)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Intercontinental Airlines

1975* - 1979Renamed

Air Intercontinental Airlines was formed as Transasian Airlines in 1975

^ Genealogy - Transasian Airlines >Air Intercontinental

Air International

1971* - 1971*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Kilroe

1978 - 1999Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Air Kilroe >>Eastern Airways

Air Kruise (Air Kent)

1946 - 1957Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Air Kruise >>Britavia >>BUA + Caledonian Airways =>Caledonian/BUA >BCAL >>British Airways

Air Kruise (Trans-Channel Airways)

1946* - 1958Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British World Airlines

Air Links

1959 - 1965Renamed

Transglobe Airways was renamed from Air Links on 01Aug1965. Operated holiday and cargo services from Gatwick in the 1960s. Ceased operations on 28Nov1968

^ Genealogy - Air Links >Transglobe Airways

Air Luton

1984 - 1984*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Luton

1998 - 2000*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Manchester

1982 - 1982Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Mashriq

(2009)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Metro

(1987*)Began?

Although Air Metro purchased a Metro III, it never operated and the company was taken over by EVA (Ellan-Vannin) and eventually into Air Sarnia

^ Genealogy - Air Metro >>EVA >>Air Sarnia

Air Nana

(2015)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Navigation & Trading (ANT Air Taxi)

2000* - 2000*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Navigation & Trading Company

1951 - 1962*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Oxford

1979* - 1979 *Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Post of Banks

1920* - 1920*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Publicity

1936* - 1936*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Safaris

1959 - 1961Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Meredith Air Transport >Air Safaris

Air Salaris

1961* - 1961*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Sarnia

1987* - 1990Inactive

Guernsey based Air Sarnia went bankrupt in late 1990

^ Genealogy - Air Sarnia

Air Scandic

1998 - 2005Inactive

Air Scandic ceased operations on 14Sep2005

^ Genealogy -  

Air Schools

1938* - 1949Renamed

Air Schools was founded in 1938

^ Genealogy - Air Schools >Derby Aviation >Derby Airways >BMA >British Midland >bmi >>British Airways

Air Scotland

2003 - 2006Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Shetland

1978 - 1979*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air South West

1993 - 2004*Inactive

Air South West started as Newquay Air in 1993 based at Newquay Airport

^ Genealogy - Newquay Air >Air South West

Air Southwest

2003 - 2011Inactive

Air Southwest was established in May2003 and operations began on 26Oct2003. Ceased operations on 30Sep2011 & absorbed into Eastern Airlines

^ Genealogy - Air Southwest >>Eastern Airlines

Air Survey Company

1955* - 1956*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Sylhet

2009 - 2009Inactive

Air Sylhet started operations on 04Ap 2009 using a wet-leased Boeing 757-200

^ Genealogy -  

Air Taxi (Cumberland)

1953* - 1961*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Taxis

1929* - 1946*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Thanet

1989* - 1990Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Touring Charter

1975* - 1979*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Tours

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Transcontinental Airlines

**** - ****Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air Transport (Charter)

1947* - 1949*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air UK

1980 - 1998Renamed

Air UK is incorporated after the merger of BIA, Air Anglia. Air Wales & Air West on 01Jan1980. Air UK is rebranded as KLM uk after KLM becomes the sole owner in 1997

^ Genealogy - Air Anglia + Air Wales + Air West + BIA =>Air UK >KLM (uk) + Netherlines + NLM City Hopper =>KLM Cityhopper

Air UK (Commuter)

1984 - 1992*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Air UK (Leisure)

1988 - 1996Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Thomson Airways

Air Ulster (Ulster Air Transport)

1968* - 1970Inactive

Air Ulster ceased operations on 07Jan19780

^ Genealogy -  

Air Wales

1977 - 1980Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Air Anglia + Air Wales + Air West + BIA =>Air UK >KLM (uk) + Netherlines + NLM City Hopper =>KLM Cityhopper

Air Wales

2000 - 2006Inactive

Air Wales started in early 2000 from Pembrey Airport providing scheduled service between Wales and the Irish Republic. Ceased operations on 23Apr2006

^ Genealogy -  

Air West

1979 - 1980Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Air Anglia + Air Wales + Air West + BIA =>Air UK >KLM (uk) + Netherlines + NLM City Hopper =>KLM Cityhopper

Air Westward

1978 - 1979Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Air Westward >Air West + Air Anglia + Air Wales + BIA =>Air UK >KLM uk) + Netherlines + NLM City Hopper =>KLM Cityhopper

Airbourne Display

1998* - 1999*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

AirCam

1989 - 1989*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Airflight

1947 - 1948*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Airfreight Express

1999 - 2004*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Airlines (Jersey)

1954* - 1954*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

AirRep

1999* - 2006*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Airspan Travel

1949* - 1950*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Airtours International

1991 - 2002Renamed

Airtours International was launched on 11Mar1991 & began operations on 18Mar1991

^ Genealogy - Airtours International + Premier =>MyTravel Airways >>Thomas Cook Airlines

Airviews

1953* - 1957*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Airways International Cymru

1984 - 1988Inactive

Airways International Cymru was based in Cardiff, Wales formed by Red Dragon Travel, at the time a leading Welsh travel agency and tour operator

^ Genealogy -  

Airwork

1928 - 1960Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Air Charter + Hunting Clan Air Transport + Airwork + Morton Air Services =>BUA + Caledonian Airways =>Caledonian/BUA >BCAL >>British Airways

Airworld

1994 - 1998Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Airworld >>Flying Colours + Caledonian Airways =>JMC Airlines >Thomas Cook Airlines

Aldernay Air Charter

1972* - 1979*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

ALex (Aberdeen-London Express)

1994* - 1994*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Alidair

1972* - 1981*Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Inter City Airlines

All Cargo Airlines

**** - ****Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

All European

(2009)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

All Leisure Airlines

1995* - 1997Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >TransAer

Allied Airways (Gandar Dower)

1937 - 1947Renamed

Allied Airways was formed 02Jan1934 as Aberdeen Airways with its first service on 19Sep1934

^ Genealogy - Aberdeen AWs >Allied AWs >>BEA + BOAC + Northeastern AL + BEA Airtours + Cambrian Aws + BEA Helicopters =>British Airways

Allied British Airways

1935 - 1935Renamed

Allied British Airways Ltd was formed on 30Sep1935

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

Alpha Airways

1948* - 1948*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Alpha One Airways (AlphaOne Airways)

2005 - 2006Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Alpine Aviation

1997* - 1998*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Ambassador Airways

1993 - 1994*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Amber Airways

2009* - 2012*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Amber Airways (Amberair)

1988 - 1988Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Diamond Airways >Amber Airways >>Paramount Airways

Amiga Airways

(1992)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Amsair

(2005)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Anglia Airways

(2015)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Anglian Air Charter

1950 - 1970Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Air Anglia + Air Wales + Air West + BIA =>Air UK >KLM (uk) + Netherlines + NLM City Hopper =>KLM Cityhopper

Anglian Air Services

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Anglo American Airlines

1999* - 1999*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Anglo Cargo Airlines

1984 - 1992Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Anglo European Airways

1940* - 1940*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Anglo Normandy Aviation

1970sRenamed

 

^ Genealogy - Anglo Normandy Aviation >>Aurigny Air Services

Ant Aviation

1998* - 1998Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Antipodean Air Charter

(2005)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Aquilla Airways

1948 - 1958Inactive

Aquila Airways was formed on 18May1948

^ Genealogy -  

Aravco

1979 - dateActive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Argus Air Transport

1957* - 1960Renamed

Court Lines was founded in 1957 as Argus Air Transport

^ Genealogy - Argus Air Transport > (1960) Autair >(27Sep1963) Autair Int. >(1968) Court Lines

Assistair

1974* - 1975Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Burnthills Aviation

Astraeus

2002 - 2011Inactive

Astraeus was established on 17Jan200 & started operations on 06Apr2002. Entered administration on 21Nov2011, ceasing operations the same day

^ Genealogy -  

Astral Aviation

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

AT&T (Aircraft Transport & Travel)

1919 - 1921Inactive

AT&T (Aircraft Transport & Travel) was founded on 05Oct1916 & services started 25Aug1919. Ceased services on 28Feb1921 & assets >BA

^ Genealogy - AT&T (Aircraft Transport & Travel)...+>British Airways

Atlanta Airways

1995* - 1996*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Atlantic Air Services

**** - ****Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Atlantic Airlines

1998 - 2008Renamed

Atlantic Airlines operations started on 30Jun1998. Merged with West Air of Sweden & renamed West Atlantic

^ Genealogy - LBF-Eda Varken >Abal Air >Time Air Sweden >West Air Sweden + Atlantic Airlines + West Air Luxembourg => West Atlantic >West Atlantic Cargo

Atlantic Airways

1993 - 1998Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Air Atlantique

Atlantic Cargo

1993 - 1998Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Air Atlantique

Atlantic Coast Air Services

1935* - 1937*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Atlantic Express

2003 - 2007Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Atlantic Express

2008 - 2010Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Atlantic Reconnaissance

1997* - 2006*Status?

 

^ Genealogy - >Air Atlantique

Atlas Aviation

1946* - 1947*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Aurigny Air Services

1968 - dateActive

Aurigny Air Services was founded by Sir Derrick Bailey in 1968 & started operations on 01Mar1968. Aurigny was acquired by the States of Guernsey on 15May2003.

^ Genealogy - Anglo Normandy Aviation >>Aurigny Air Services

Autair

1960 - 1963Renamed

Autair name changed to Autair International Airways on 27Sep1963

^ Genealogy - Argus Air Transport > (1960) Autair >(27Sep1963) Autair Int. >(1968) Court Lines

Autair Helicopters

1953 - 1965*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Autair International

1963 - 1968Renamed

Autair name changed to Autair International Airways on 27Sep1963 & commenced scheduled services on 01Oct1963

^ Genealogy - Argus Air Transport >(1960) Autair >(27Sep1963) Autair Int. >(1968) Court Lines

AV Cargo Airlines

2013 - dateActive

 

^ Genealogy -  

AV8air

2003 - 2004Inactive

AV8air was renamed from Man Air prior to starting. Operations from Manchester on holiday flights. Ceased operations in Apr2004

^ Genealogy - Man Air >AV8air

Aviation Tours

1932* - 1937*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Aviation Traders

1952* - 1962*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Aviation West

1985* - 1987*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Aztec Charter

1993* - 1994Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Aztec Charter >Interline

BA Cityflyer

2007 - dateActive

BA Cityflyer was British Airways’ London City Airport-based subsidiary. Received its air operator’s certificate on 08Feb2007

^ Genealogy -  

BA Connect

2006 - 2007Renamed

BA Connect was formed on 28Mar2002 as CitiExpress & was renamed to BA Connect on 01Feb2006. Ceased ops on 25Mar2007. BA completed the sale of BA Connect to Flybe on 05Mar2007

^ Genealogy - Brymon Airways + British Regional Airlines =>CitiExpress >BA Connect >FlyBE

BAC Aircraft

1992 - 1995Renamed

HD Air operations started on 30Jun1992 as BAC Aircraft. Renamed to BAC Express Airlines in 1995 & current name in 2007. Ceased operations

^ Genealogy - BAC Aircraft >BAC Express Airlines >HD Air

BAC Charter

1989* - 1990*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

BAC Express Airlines

1995 - 2007Renamed

HD Air operations started on 30Jun1992 as BAC Aircraft. Renamed to BAC Express Airlines in 1995 & current name in 2007. Ceased operations

^ Genealogy - BAC Aircraft >BAC Express Airlines >HD Air

BAF (British Air Ferries)

1967 - 1993Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - BAF >British World Airlines

Baltic Airlines

1989* - 1989*Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Baltic Airlines >>BAF >British World Airlines

Bance Air

(2008)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

BANCO (British Air Navigation Company)

1931* - 1934*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Bard Air Services

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Bardock Aviation

1960sStatus?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Baylee Air Charter

1971^ - 1978Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

BCAL (British Caledonian Airways)

1972 - 1988Renamed

Caledonian Airways took over BUA & renamed it British Caledonian on 21Oct1970. British Airways took over British Caledonian on 24May1988

^ Genealogy - Air Charter + Hunting Clan Air Transport + Airwork + Morton Air Services =>BUA + Caledonian Airways =>Caledonian/BUA >BCAL >>British Airways

BEA (British European Airways)

1947 - 1974Renamed

BEA was founded on 01Jan1946 & BEA took over the pre-war domestic independent airlines on 01Feb1947. Ceased operations 31Mar1974

^ Genealogy - BEA + BOAC + Northeastern AL + BEA Airtours + Cambrian Aws + BEA Helicopters =>British Airways

BEA Airtours

1970 - 1974Renamed

BEA Airtours was formed as low cost entity for holiday travel on 24Apr1969 & started operations on 06Mar1970

^ Genealogy - BEA Airtours >Caledonian Airways + Flying Colours =>JMC Airlines >Thomas Cook Airlines

BEA Helicopters

1972* - 1974Renamed

BEA Helicopters was formed on 01Jan1964

^ Genealogy - BEA + BOAC + Northeastern AL + BEA Airtours + Cambrian Aws + BEA Helicopters =>British Airways

Bechuanaland (UK) National Airways

(1966)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Berkshire Aviation

1921* - 1921*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Berlin European UK

1990 - 1990*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Berlin European UK

Berlin Regional UK

1985* - 1990Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Berlin European UK

Berrad Aviation

1974 - 1985Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Interflight Air Charter

BIA (British Island Airways)

1970 - 1980Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Jersey Airlines + Silver City (North) =>BUIA >BIA + Air Anglia + Air Wales + Air West =>Air UK >KLM (uk) + Netherlines + NLM City Hopper =>KLM Cityhopper

BIA (British Island Airways)

1982 - 1990Inactive

BIAs' first revenue flight from Gatwick to Catania in Italy on 02Apr1982

^ Genealogy -  

Biggen Hill Executive Aviation

1992* - 1992*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Bilga Air

2008 - 2008Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Birkett Air Services

1933* - 1948*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Birmingham Aviation

1989* - 1990*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Birmingham European Airways

(2009)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Birmingham European Airways

1989 - 1992Renamed

Duo Airways was established on de-merger of the TPL Group,(Brymon Aviation & Birmingham European Airlines) as Maersk Air (UK). Into administration 01May2004

^ Genealogy - >Duo Airways

Birmingham Executive Airways

1983 - 1989Renamed

Duo Airways was established on de-merger of the TPL Group,(Brymon Aviation & Birmingham European Airlines) as Maersk Air (UK). Into administration 01May2004

^ Genealogy - >Duo Airways

BKS Aerocharter

1951 - 1953Renamed

BKS Air Transport was formed as BKS Aerocharter. Name originated from the the initials of the 3 owners, James Barnaby, Thomas Keegan & Cyril Stevens. Started ops in Oct1951

^ Genealogy - BKS Aerocharter. >BKS Air Transport > North Eastern Airways >> BEA…..>British Airways

BKS Air Survey

1957 - 1957*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

BKS Air Transport

1953 - 1970Renamed

BKS Air Transport was formed as BKS Aerocharter. Name originated from the the initials of the 3 owners, James Barnaby, Thomas Keegan & Cyril Stevens. Started ops in Oct1951

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

BLAA (British Latin American Airlines)

1944 - 1946Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

Black Lion Aviation

1959* - 1959*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Blackpool & West Coast Air Services

1933 - 1937Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

Blackpool Flying Services

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Blink

2008 - 2009*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Blu Halkin Jet

2015* - dateActive

Blu Halkin Jet is an executive charter carrier looking to expand into the leisure market

^ Genealogy -  

Blue City Aviation

2006* - dateActive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Blue Fox Executive Airlines

(2005*)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Blue Islands

2006 - dateActive

Blue Islands was formed as LeCocq's Airlink & scheduled serices began on 01Feb2002. Rockhopper name was adopted on 29Aug2003 & on 14Feb2006 started services as Blue Islands

^ Genealogy - LeCocq's Airlink >Rockhopper >Blue Islands

Blue Line Airways

1935* - 1947*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Blue-Air

1958 - 1959Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Blue-Air

BMED (British Mediterranean Airways)

2004 - 2007Renamed

BMED was fully integrated into BMI on 28Oct2007

^ Genealogy - BMED >>British Midland >bmi >>British Airways

bmi

(2014)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

bmi (british midland international)

2001 - 2012Renamed

bmi was integrated into British Airways on 27Oct2012

^ Genealogy - Air Schools >Derby Aviation >Derby Airways >BMA >British Midland >bmi >>British Airways

bmi Regional

2001 - dateActive

bmi Regional was formed in 1987 & started operations on 15Aug1987 as Business Air

^ Genealogy - Business Air >British Midland Commuter >bmi Regional

bmibaby

2002 - 2012Inactive

bmibaby was founded on 24Jan2002. Launched operations with a flight between East Midlands & Malaga 20Mar2002. Cceased on 09Sep2012

^ Genealogy -  

BNWA (British NorthWest Airlines)

2004 - 2006Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

BOAC (British Oriental Air Charter)

1985 - 1986Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corp.)

1940 - 1974Renamed

BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corp.) was a state owned long-haul scheduled passenger and cargo services. Into British Airways

^ Genealogy - BEA + BOAC + Northeastern AL + BEA Airtours + Cambrian Aws + BEA Helicopters =>British Airways

BOAC Cargo Service

1960* - 1960*Status?

Cargo arm of BOAC that operated DC7C aircraft in 1960

^ Genealogy -  

BOAC-Cunard

1962 - 1966Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

Bon Accord Airways

1992 - 1997Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Bond & Union Air Services

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Bond Air Services

1948* - 1949Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Bond Air Services

1990 - 1994*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Bond Air Services

2004* - 2006*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Bond Aviation

2001* - 2001Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Bond Aviation >>Gama Aviation

Bookajet

2003 - 2004Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Club328

Bostonair

1998* - 1998Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Bournemouth Air Taxi

1961* - 1962*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Breeze

2002* - 2002Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Brighton City Airways

2013 - dateActive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Bristol Air Taxis

1968* - 1979*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Britannia Airways

1964 - 2005Renamed

Britannia Airways was formed as Euravia on 01Dec1961, started ops on 05May1962. this name was adopted on 16Aug1964 & to Thomsonfly on 09May2005

^ Genealogy - Euravia >Britannia Airways >Thomson Airways

Britavia (British Aviation Services)

1948 - 1961Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Air Kruise >>Britavia >>BUA + Caledonian Airways =>Caledonian/BUA >BCAL >>British Airways

British & Continental Airways

1947* - 1947*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

British & Continental Shipping

1970s*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

British Aerial Transport Company

1919 - 1920Inactive

The British Aerial Transport Company begins domestic flights between Hendon (London) and Birmingham on 30Sep1919

^ Genealogy -  

British Air Lines

1939* - 1939*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

British Air Services

1969* - 1979*Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

British Air Transport

1946* - 1950*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

British Airline Management

2003 - 2004*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

British Airtours

1972 - 1988Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Thomas Cook Airlines

British Airways

1936 - 1940Renamed

British Airways Limited was formed from United Airways, Hillman’s Airways and Spartan Airlines on 01Jan1936

^ Genealogy - United Airways + Hillman’s Airways + Spartan Airlines =>British Airways…..>British Airways

British Airways

1974 - dateActive

 

^ Genealogy - British Airways

British Airways (European Operations at Gatwick)

1992 - 1992*Renamed

Dan-Air was incorporated on 21May1953 & commenced services in Jun1953. Into BA on 27Nov1992 as British Airways (European Operations at Gatwick)

^ Genealogy - Dan-Air >British Airways (European Operations at Gatwick) >>British Airways

British Airways Express

1995 - 1996Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >FlyBE

British American Air Services

1938* - 1949*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

British American Airways

1936* - 1936*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

British Amphibious Air Lines

1932 - 1933Inactive

British Amphibious Airlines is formed on 04Feb1932 to exploit an agreement to use the sea and foreshore at Blackpool for conducting flight in amphibious flying boats

^ Genealogy -  

British Asia Airways

1993 - 1995*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

British Atlantic Airways

1984 - 1984Renamed

British Atlantic Airways was formed in 1982

^ Genealogy - British Atlantic Airways >Virgin Atlantic

British Caledonian Charter

1984 - 1988Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Cal Air

British Cargo Airlines

1979 - 1980Inactive

British Cargo Airlines was formed by merger of Transmeridian Air Cargo and IAS Cargo Airlines

^ Genealogy - Trans Meridian Flying Services >Transmeridian Air Cargo + IAS Cargo Airlines =>British Cargo Airlines

British Continental Airways

1935* - 1936Renamed

British Continental Airways Limited was formed on 15Apr1935

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

British Eagle International Airlines

1963 - 1968Inactive

British Eagle was formed as Eagle Aviation on 14Apr1948 at Aldermaston. Renamed to Cunard-Eagle in Mar1960. Ceased operations on 06Nov1968. Voluntary liquidation 2 days later

^ Genealogy - Eagle Aviation >Cunard Eagle Airways >British Eagle

British Emerald Airways

(1983*)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

British European

2000 - 2002Renamed

Flybe started operations on 01Nov1979 as Jersey European Airways. Jersey European was rebranded as British European on 01Jun2000. Further rebranded on 18Jul2002 as Flybe

^ Genealogy - Intra Airways + Express Air Freight =>JEA >British European >FlyBe

British European Air Ferries

**** - ****Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

British Flying & Motor Services

1927* - 1927*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

British Flying Boats

1932* - 1932*Status?

British Flying Boats was registered on 23Jun1932

^ Genealogy -  

British Global (MK Airlines)

2008 - 2010Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - British Global

British Independant Airways

1990 - 1991Inactive

British Independant Airways was a Lydd based cross-channel airline

^ Genealogy -  

British Marine Air Navigation

1923 - 1924Renamed

British Marine Air Navigation was formed on 23Mar1922 & commenced operations on 14Aug1923

^ Genealogy - Daimler Airways + Handley Page Transport + British Marine Air Navigation + Instone Air Lines =>Imperial Airways…..>British Airways

British Mediterranean Airlines

1994 - 2004Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

British Midland (BMA)

1965 - 2001Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Air Schools >Derby Aviation >Derby Airways >BMA >British Midland >bmi >>British Airways

British Midland Commuter

1997 - 2001Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Business Air >British Midland Commuter >bmi Regional

British Midland International (bmi)

2010 - 2012Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

British Nederland Air Services

1946 - 1948*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

British Northern Airways

(1990*)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

British NorthWest Airlines

2001^ - 2006Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

British Overseas Air Charter

1970^ - 1974Renamed

British Overseas Air Charter was formed in Dec1970 and was BOAC's charter arm

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

British Regional Airlines

1996 - 2002Renamed

BA Connect was formed on 28Mar2002 as CitiExpress & was renamed to BA Connect on 01Feb2006. BA completed the sale of BA Connect to Flybe on 05Mar2007

^ Genealogy - Brymon Airways + British Regional Airlines =>CitiExpress >BA Connect >FlyBE

British Scandinavian Airways

(1936*)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

British South Atlantic Airlines

(1998*)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

British United (Manx) Airways

1960* - 1960*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

British Westpoint Airlines

1966 - 1966Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - British Westpoint Airlines

British World Airlines

(2002)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

British World Airlines

1993 - 2001Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Channel Air Bridge + Silver City Airways =>BUAF >BAF >British World Airlines

Brooklands Aviation

1933* - 1951Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Brothers Air Transport

1966* - 1967*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Brown Air Services

1983 - 1987Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Brown Air Services >Capital Airlines

Brymon Airways

1972 - 1992Renamed

The Brymon Airways name was derived from the it's two founders - Bill Bryce & Chris Amon and started life as Brymon Aviation on 26Jan1970

^ Genealogy - Brymon Airways + British Regional Airlines =>CitiExpress >BA Connect >FlyBE

Brymon Airways

1993 - 2001Renamed

The Brymon Airways name was derived from the it's two founders - Bill Bryce & Chris Amon and started life as Brymon Aviation on 26Jan1970

^ Genealogy - Brymon Airways + British Regional Airlines =>CitiExpress >BA Connect >FlyBE

Brymon Aviation

1970 - 1972Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Brymon Aviation >Brymon Airways + BEA => Brymon European Airways…. >FlyBE

Brymon European Airways

1992 - 1993Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

Brymon Offshore Air Charter

1999* - 1999*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

BSAA (British South American Airways)

1946 - 1949Renamed

BSAA is merged with BOAC on 30Jul1949

^ Genealogy - BSAA >>BOAC + Northeastern AL + BEA Airtours + BEA Helicopters =>British Airways>British Airways

BUA (British United Airways)

1960 - 1970Renamed

BUA (British United Airways) was formed on 01Jul1960. Caledonian Airways took over BUA & renamed it British Caledonian on 21Oct1970

^ Genealogy - Air Charter + Hunting Clan Air Transport + Airwork + Morton Air Services =>BUA + Caledonian Airways =>Caledonian/BUA >BCAL >>British Airways

BUAF (British United Air Ferries)

1963 - 1967Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - BUAF >BAF >British World Airlines

BUIA (British United Island Airways)

1963 - 1970Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Jersey Airlines + Silver City (North) =>BUIA >BIA + Air Anglia + Air Wales + Air West =>Air UK >KLM (uk) + Netherlines + NLM City Hopper =>KLM Cityhopper

Burman Aviation

1998* - 1999*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Burnthills Aviation

1974* - 1979*Status?

 

^ Genealogy - Burnthills Aviation

Business Air

1987 - 1998Renamed

bmi Regional was formed in 1987 & started operations on 15Aug1987 as Business Air

^ Genealogy - Business Air >British Midland Commuter >bmi Regional

Buzz

2000 - 2003Renamed

Buzz was established in 1999 and started operations 04Jan2000. Ryanair acquired Buzz from KLM in Apr2003

^ Genealogy - Buzz >>Ryanair (2)

BWAA (British West African Airways)

(2009)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

By Air

1919* - 1920*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

C.L. Air Surveys

1947* - 1959*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Cabair

1968 - 1979*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

C-Air Cargo

1996* - 1997*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Cal Air

1988 - 1988Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - NovAir International Airways

Caledonian Airways

1961 - 1970Renamed

Caledonian Airways, formed in Apr1961, operated its inaugural flight, from Gatwick on 29Nov1961 & first fare-paying passengers to New York departed Prestwick on 21Dec1961

^ Genealogy - Air Charter + Hunting Clan Air Transport + Airwork + Morton Air Services =>BUA + Caledonian Airways =>Caledonian/BUA >BCAL >>British Airways

Caledonian Airways

1988* - 1999Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Flying Colours + Caledonian Airways =>JMC Airlines >Thomas Cook Airlines

Caledonian Wings

(****)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Caledonian/BUA

1970 - 1972Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Air Charter + Hunting Clan Air Transport + Airwork + Morton Air Services =>BUA + Caledonian Airways =>Caledonian/BUA >BCAL >.>British Airways

Cambrian Air Services

1935* - 1955Renamed

Cambrian Airways was set up on as Cambrian Air Services on 25Apr1935

^ Genealogy - Cambrian Air Services >Cambrian Airways + Aberdeen AWs >Allied AWs >>BEA + BOAC + Northeastern AL + BEA Airtours + BEA Helicopters =>British Airways>British Airways

Cambrian Airways

1955 - 1974Renamed

Cambrian Airways was set up on as Cambrian Air Services on 25Apr1935

^ Genealogy - Cambrian Air Services >Cambrian Airways + Aberdeen AWs >Allied AWs >>BEA + BOAC + Northeastern AL + BEA Airtours + BEA Helicopters =>British Airways>British Airways

Capital Airlines

1987 - 1990Inactive

Capital Airlines abruptly ceased operations in Jun1990 as a result of Brown Group International, its parent company, declaring itself bankrupt

^ Genealogy - Brown Air Services >Capital Airlines

Capital Aviation

2007 - 2009*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Capital Trading Aviation

1995* - 1999*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Cargolift Airlines

1987* - 1987*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Cargologicair

2015 - dateActive

Cargologicair is British sistership of Russian AirBridgeCargo, has started up using initially a B.747-400 freighter

^ Genealogy -  

CargoLogicAir

2016 - dateActive

CargoLogicAir has launched commercial operations from Stansted after receiving its AOC from the UK Civil Aviation Authority

^ Genealogy -  

Casair

1984 - 1988Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Casair (Cumberland Air Services)

1960* - 1982*Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Genair

CasAir Aviation

1988* - 1988Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Cecil Aviation

1995* - 1999*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Cega Aviation

1995* - 1995*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Cello Aviation

2011 - dateActive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Celtic Airways

1999* - 1999*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Celtic International Airways (Celtic Air)

1989 - 1993*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Centennial Airlines International

1993 - 1996Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Centreline Air Cargo

2003* - 2003*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Centreline Air Charter

1991* - 2001*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Channair

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Channel Air Bridge

1959* - 1963Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Channel Air Bridge + Silver City Airways =>BUAF >BAF >British World Airlines

Channel Air Ferries

1936 - 1939Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Channel Air Lines

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Channel Air Shuttle

1990* - 1990*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Channel Airways

1962 - 1972Inactive

East Anglian Flying Services was renamed to Channel Airways on 29Oct1962 & it operated last flight on 29Feb1972

^ Genealogy - East Anglian Flying Services >Channel Airways

Channel Express

1982 - 2006Renamed

Jet2.com was formed in 1978 & operations started on 30Jun1978 as Express Air Services. Renamed to Channel Express in 1982. Jet2.com commenced operations on 12Feb2003

^ Genealogy - Express Air Services >Channel Express >Jet2

Channel Island Air Freight

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Channel Island Airways

1945 - 1947Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Jersey Airways + Guernsey Airways =>Channel Island Airways >>BEA + BOAC + Northeastern AL + BEA Airtours + Cambrian Aws + BEA Helicopters =>British Airways

Channel Jets (Guernsey)

2015* - dateActive

Channel Jets (Guernsey) will commence scheduled air-taxi flights in May2016

^ Genealogy -  

Chartair

1946* - 1947*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Chauffair

1980* - 2001Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Chess International Aviation

(1998*)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Chieftain Airways

1987* - 1987*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Chiltern Airways

(1992)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Chrisair

1961 - 1968Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Ciro Aviation

1948* - 1948*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Citelynx

2005* - 2007*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

CitiExpress

2002 - 2006Renamed

BA Connect was formed on 28Mar2002 as CitiExpress & was renamed to BA Connect on 01Feb2006. BA completed the sale of BA Connect to Flybe on 05Mar2007

^ Genealogy - Brymon Airways + British Regional Airlines =>CitiExpress >BA Connect >FlyBE

City Air Bus

1994 - 1995Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

City Airways

(1976)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

City Centre Air

(1993)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

City Star Airlines (CityStar Airlines)

2005 - 2008Inactive

City Star Airlines operated out of Aberdeen under the Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) of Landsflug in Iceland. Ceased operations on 30Jan2008

^ Genealogy -  

City Wide Cargo

(2007)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Cityflier Express

1992 - 2003Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Cityflier Express

Citywing

2013 - dateActive

Manx2 started operations on 15Jul2006 & was rebranded as Citywing on 01Jan2013

^ Genealogy - Manx2 >Citywing

Clanair

1958* - 1958*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Classic Airways

1997 - 1998Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Classic Wings

2000* - 2000*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Claydon Aviation

1958 - 1959Renamed

Pegasus Airlines was formed in 1958 as Claydon Aviation. Initially operated Vickers Vicking's on IT holidays from Blackbushe Airport and Luton to Mediterranean sun-spots

^ Genealogy - Claydon Aviation >Pegasus Airlines

Club 328

2004 - 2006*Status?

 

^ Genealogy - Club328

Clyde Surveys

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Cobham Air Routes

1935* - 1935*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Comed Aviation

1994 - 2001Inactive

Comed Aviation offered charter & air taxi flights and introduced scheduled services from Squires Gate Airport, Blackpool

^ Genealogy -  

Commercial Air Hire

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Commercial Airways

1933* - 1933*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Community Express Airlines

1995 - 1996Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Commuter Air

1992* - 1992*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Commuter Airways

1989* - 1989*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Condor Aviation

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Congo Air Charter

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Connectair

1984 - 1989Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Connectair >Air Europe Express

Contactair

(****)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Continental Air Services

1957* - 1958*Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Unknown

Cornwall Aviation

1924* - 1928*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Cougar Air Cargo (Cougar Airways)

2001* - 2003Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Court Lines

1968 - 1974Inactive

Court Lines was founded in 1957 as Argus Air Transport. All flights cancelled on 15Aug1974

^ Genealogy - Argus Air Transport > (1960) Autair >(27Sep1963) Autair Int. >(1968) Court Lines

Coyne Airways

1994 - dateActive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Crawford Aviation

**** - ****Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Crewsair

1950 - 1951Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Crilly Airways

1935* - 1936*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Culliford Airlines

1947* - 1948*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Cunard Eagle Airways

1960 - 1963Renamed

British Eagle was formed as Eagle Aviation on 14Apr1948 at Aldermaston. Renamed to Cunard-Eagle in Mar1960. Ceased operations on 06Nov1968. Voluntary liquidation 2 days later

^ Genealogy - Eagle Aviation >Cunard Eagle Airways >British Eagle

Daimler Air Hire

1919 - 1921*Status?

Daimler Hire established Daimler Air Hire as a private air hire company on 07Jun1919

^ Genealogy -  

Daimler Airway

1922 - 1924Renamed

Daimler Airway was founded on 09Sep1921. Commenced operations on 02Apr1922 & ceased on 01Apr1924 to help form Imperial Airways

^ Genealogy - AT&T +>Daimler Airways + Handley Page Transport + British Marine Air Navigation + Instone Air Lines =>Imperial Airways…..>British Airways

Dan Air Skyways

1972 - 1974Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

Dan-Air

1953 - 1992Renamed

Dan-Air was incorporated on 21May1953 & commenced services in Jun1953. Into BA on 27Nov1992 as British Airways (European Operations at Gatwick)

^ Genealogy - Dan-Air >British Airways (European Operations at Gatwick) >>British Airways

DAS Air Cargo (Dairo Air Services)

1983 - 2007Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

De Havilland Aeroplane Hire

1922* - 1922*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Debonair

1996 - 1999Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Dennis Aviation

1946* - 1946*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Derby Airways

1959 - 1964Renamed

Derby Airways changed its name to British Midland Airways on 01Oct1964

^ Genealogy - Air Schools >Derby Aviation >Derby Airways >BMA >British Midland >bmi >>British Airways

Derby Aviation

1949 - 1959Renamed

first passenger flight was made on 18Jul1953, using a de Havilland Dragon Rapide. Only training until this point

^ Genealogy - Air Schools >Derby Aviation >Derby Airways >BMA >British Midland >bmi >>British Airways

Devonair

1952* - 1962Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

DHL Air

1989 - dateActive

DHL Air was founded as Elan Air in 1984

^ Genealogy - Elan Air >DHL Air (UK)

Diamond Airways

1987 - 1988Renamed

Paramount Airways was formed in 1986 as Diamond Airways. Operations started on 01May1987 & ceased ops in Nov1989

^ Genealogy - Diamond Airways >Amber Airways >>Paramount Airways

Directflight

2003* - 2003Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Aeromega

Directflight

2004* - 2006*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Dominie Airways

1967* - 1967Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Don Everall Aviation

1951* - 1960Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Don Everall Aviation >>Air Safaris

Donaldson International Airways

1969 - 1974Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Donoghue Aviation

1990* - 1990*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Douglas Arnold Aviation

1966* - 1966*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Dragon Airways

1956* - 1957Renamed

Dragon Airways was formed in early 1953 & took over the northern routes of Hunting Clan Air Transport

^ Genealogy - Dragon Airways >>Silver City Airways + Channel Air Bridge =>BUAF >BAF >>British World Airlines

Duo Airways

2003 - 2004Inactive

Duo Airways was established on de-merger of the TPL Group,(Brymon Aviation & Birmingham European Airlines) as Maersk Air (UK). Into administration 01May2004

^ Genealogy - Maersk Air (UK) >Duo Airways

E E C Airways

(1985*)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Eagle Aviation

1949 - 1958Renamed

British Eagle was formed as Eagle Aviation on 14Apr1948 at Aldermaston. Renamed to Cunard-Eagle in Mar1960. Ceased operations on 06Nov1968. Voluntary liquidation 2 days later

^ Genealogy - Eagle Aviation >Cunard Eagle Airways >British Eagle

Eagle European Airways

1993 - 1994Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Eagle European Airways

East Anglian Flying Services

1946* - 1962Renamed

East Anglian Flying Services was founded in 1946 & commercial operations commenced on 16Aug1946. Changed its name to Channel Airways on 29Oct1962

^ Genealogy - East Anglian Flying Services >Channel Airways

Eastbourne Aviation

1919* - 1919*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Eastern Air Transport

1932 - 1934Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Eastern Airways

1972 - 1982Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Genair

Eastern Airways

1997 - dateActive

Eastern Airways operations started 15Dec1997

^ Genealogy - Air Kilroe >>Eastern Airways

Eastern Executice Air Charter

1998* - 1998Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Eastern Provincial Airlines

(1995*)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Eastwest Aviation

1997* - 1997*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

easyJet

1995 - dateActive

easyJet was established in 1995 & operations started 10Nov1995

^ Genealogy - EasyJet

Edinburgh Air Charter

1998* - 1999*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Edinburgh Flying Services

1971 - 1979*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Elan Air

1984* - 1989Renamed

Elan Air was founded in 1984

^ Genealogy - Elan Air >DHL Air (UK)

Ellan Vannin Airways

(2011)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Emerald Airways

1965* - 1967Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Emerald Airways (Belfast) >>Hibernian Airlines (Ireland)

Emerald Airways

1992 - 2006Inactive

Emerald Airways was established 01Dec1987 & started operations the same year as Janes Aviation. Renamed Emerald Airways in 1992

^ Genealogy - Janes Aviation >Emerald Airways

Empire Air Services

1933* - 1933*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Eros Airlines

1957* - 1964Inactive

Eros Airlines was founded in 1957

^ Genealogy -  

EU Airways

(2003)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Euravia

1962 - 1964Renamed

Thomson Airways was formed as Euravia on 01Dec1961, started ops on 05May1962. Britannia Airways was adopted on 16Aug1964 & became Thomsonfly on 09May2005

^ Genealogy - Euravia >Britannia Airways >Thomson Airways

Euro Executive Jet

1998 - 1999*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Euroair

1977 - 1988Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Euroair

Euroair Transport (Alexandra Aviation)

1977 - 1997Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Eurocity Express

1986 - 1988Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

EuroDirect Airlines

1994 - 1995Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

EuroExec

2005* - 2006*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Euroflite

1980* - 1980*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

EuroGatwick

1998* - 2001*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Eurojet

(2006)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

EuroManx (Euro Manx)

2002 - 2008Inactive

EuroManx was established on 07Aug2002, started operations on 19Aug2002 & ceased operations on 08May2008

^ Genealogy -  

Europe Elite (Elite Europe)

1998* - 1998*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

European Airways

1995 - 2001*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

European Aviation

1989* - 1994Renamed

European Aviation Air Charter began in 1989, as European Aviation. Ceased operations 01Dec2008 & went into administration on 02Dec2008

^ Genealogy - European Aviation Air Charte

European Aviation Air Charter

1994 - 2008Inactive

European Aviation Air Charter began in 1989, as European Aviation. Ceased operations 01Dec2008 & went into administration on 02Dec2008

^ Genealogy - European Aviation >European Aviation Air Charte

European Executive

2003 - 2006*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Euro-Quest Airways (Euroquest Airways)

1992* - 1995Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Euro-Quest Airways

Euroscot Express (Happyjet)

1997 - 2001*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Euroskyline

2003* - 2003*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Euroworld

1991 - 1992Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Cityflier Express

Euroworld International Airline

1972 - 1988*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

EVA (Ellan-Vannin Airlines)

1987* - 1990Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - EVA (Ellan-Vannin Airlines) >>Air Sarnia

EVA Air Wight

1985* - 1989*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Evergreen International Europe

1992 - 1993Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

ExAlt

(2008)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Excalibur Airways

1992* - 1996Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Excel Airways

2001 - 2006Renamed

Excel Airways Became XL Airways on 23Nov 2006. XL Airways UK, a subsidiary of the XL Leisure Group, ceased operations on 12Sep2008

^ Genealogy - Sabre Airways >Excel Airways >XL Airways (UK)

Excelsis Airways

(2009)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Execujet

1994* - 1995*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Executive Air Transport

1962* - 1962Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - +>British Airways

Executive Express

1975* - 1982*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Executive Jet Charter

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Express Air Freight

**** - ****Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Intra Airways + Express Air Freight =>JEA >British European >FlyBe

Express Air Services

1978 - 1982Renamed

Jet2.com was formed in 1978 & operations started on 30Jun1978 as Express Air Services. Renamed to Channel Express in 1982. Jet2.com commenced operations on 12Feb2003

^ Genealogy - Express Air Services >Channel Express >Jet2

Express Parcel Systems

1980sStatus?

 

^ Genealogy -  

ExtraJet

2016 >Planned

 

^ Genealogy -  

F & J Mann Airways

1960 - 1960Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Westpoint Airlines

F G Miles

(1952*)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Fairey Aviation Surveys

1961* - 1961*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Fairflight

1950* - 1950*Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British World Airways

Fairflight Charters

1968* - 1989*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Fairways (Jersey)

1955* - 1955*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Falcon Airways

1960* - 1961Renamed

Falcon Airways Limited was formed in 1959 by Captain M K Kozubski. AOC withdrawn in Sep1961 following concerns about safety

^ Genealogy - Falcon Airways >>Air Safaris

Falcon Airways

1979* - 1980Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Federated Air Transport

1954 - 1961Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Field Survey Flight

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Finglands Aviation

1950* - 1952Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Finmarine Air

(****)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Firnas Airways

2016 >Planned

 

^ Genealogy -  

First Choice Airways

2003 - 2008Renamed

Thomson Airways merged with First Choice to form Thomson Airways on 01May2008

^ Genealogy - First Choice +Thomsonfly =>Thomson Airways

First European Airways

(1993)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

FlairJet

2010 - dateActive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Flexair

1990* - 1990*Status?

Flexair operated LCY- Rotterdam in 1990

^ Genealogy -  

Flight One

1973* - 1989*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Flight Refuelling

1936* - 1953*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

FlightLine

1990 - 2008Inactive

FlightLine was established in Apr1989 and started operations in 1990. Ceased operations on 03Dec2008

^ Genealogy -  

Fly Europa

2001* - 2002*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Fly Europa

2005 - 2008Inactive

Fly Europa ceased operations after European Aviation Air Charter declared bankruptcy on 02Dec2008

^ Genealogy -  

Fly First Airlines

(2008)Began?

Fly First Airlines was an All-Business Class scheduled airline set up by Hamish Taylor. Intended to operate transatlantic routes from London but didn't start

^ Genealogy -  

Fly Pink

(2007)Began?

Fly Pink was a carrier intending to appeal to women, out of Liverpool

^ Genealogy -  

Fly Salone Airways

2015 - 2016Inactive

Fly Salone filled a gap in the market created when British Airways suspended flights to and from Sierra Leone. Ceased operations just three months after it launched

^ Genealogy -  

Fly Vectra

2012 - dateActive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Flyaway

1949* - 1949*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

FlyBE

2002 - dateActive

FlyBE was formed in 1969 as Intra Airways

^ Genealogy - Intra Airways + Express Air Freight =>JEA >British European >FlyBe

FlyBlu

(2004)Renamed

FlyBlu was renamed before startup to FlyWho because of a US complaint about name similarity

^ Genealogy - FlyWho >FlyWho

FlyBM

(2008)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Flyforbeans

(2008)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Flyglobespan.com

2003 - 2009Inactive

Flyglobespan started operations in Apr2003 & shut down & was immediately placed into receivership on 16Dec2009

^ Genealogy -  

Flying Colours Airline

1997 - 1999Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Caledonian Airways + Flying Colours =>JMCAirlines >Thomas Cook Airlines

Flying Facilities

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Flyjet

2003 - 2007Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

FlyKeen Airways

2002* - 2005Renamed

FlyKeen Airways was founded in 1968 as Keenair Charter

^ Genealogy - Keenair Charter >FlyKeen Airways >A2B

FlyPlymouth

2016 >Planned

 

^ Genealogy -  

flyPOP

2016 >Inactive

flyPOP is planning to launch regular passenger flights from its Stansted hub to India during the last quarter of 2016

^ Genealogy -  

Flystar

2007* - 2007*Inactive

Flystar was short term name applied to Astraeus' new scheduled services

^ Genealogy -  

FlySunjet

(2007)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Flywatch

2007* - 2008Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

FlyWho

(2007)Began?

FlyBlu was renamed before startup to FlyWho because of a US complaint about name similarity

^ Genealogy - FlyWho >FlyWho

FlyWhoosh

2007 - 2007Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

FordAir

1996* - 2008*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

FR Aviation

1985 - 1995*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Freedom Airways

(2000)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

FreshAer

2003 - 2004*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Futura Direct

1998* - 1998*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Gama Aviation

1983* - dateActive

Gama Aviation was founded in 1983 by Marwan Khalek and Stephen Wright

^ Genealogy - Gama Aviation

GCI Airlines

(2004*)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Genair

1981 - 1984Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Genair

General Aviation Services

1969 - 1975Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Air Atlantique

Genesis Airways

1994 - 1995Inactive

Genesis Airways was formed as Prospair in 1990. Flew a single Jetstream 31 from East Midlands Airport on scheduled services into Belfast. Into liquidation in 1995

^ Genealogy - Prospair >Genesis Airways

Gill Airways

1995 - 2001Inactive

Gill Airways was founded in Jun1969 & started operations in the same month as Gill Aviation

^ Genealogy - Gill Aviation >Gillair >Gill Airways

Gill Aviation

1969^ - 1989Renamed

Gill Aviation was founded in 1969

^ Genealogy - Gill Aviation >Gillair >Gill Airways

GillAir

1989 - 1995Renamed

GillAir was founded in 1969 as Gill Aviation

^ Genealogy - Gill Aviation >Gillair >Gill Airways

Giro Aviation

1920 - 1964Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Glass Eels

1970* - 2012*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Global Air

1997* - 1999*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Global Airlines

(1997)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Global Guppy Systems

(2002)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Global Spirit Airlines

(2006)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Global Supply Systems

2002 - 2014Inactive

Global Supply Systems operations started 29Jun2002

^ Genealogy -  

Globe Mediterranean

(****)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Globestyle Exports

1983 - 1984Inactive

Globestyle Exports operated out of Hurn Airport, Bournemouth

^ Genealogy -  

Glos-Air

1967* - 1967*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

GO

1998 - 2002Renamed

GO was established on 30Jan1998 & operations started on 22May1998. Services ended on 19Aug2002 when it integrated into Easyjet

^ Genealogy - GO Air >>Easyjet

Go One Airways

1996 - 1996Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Gold Air International

1999* - 2010*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Golden Eagle Aviation

1919* - 1919*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Golden Eagle Marine & Air Transport

1947* - 1947*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Grahame-White Aviation Company

1911 - 1919*Status?

Grahame-White Aviation Company was formed in 1911 as Grahame-White, Blériot & Maxim Ltd

^ Genealogy - Grahame-White, Blériot & Maxim Ltd >Grahame-White Aviation Company

Grahame-White, Blériot & Maxim Ltd

1911 - 1911Renamed

Grahame-White Aviation Company was formed in 1911 as Grahame-White, Blériot & Maxim Ltd

^ Genealogy - Grahame-White, Blériot & Maxim Ltd >Grahame-White Aviation Company

Gravesend Aviation

1933 - 1935*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Grayson Air Services

1947* - 1947*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Great Western & Southern Airlines

1938 - 1947Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

Great Western Railway Air Services

1933 - 1933*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Gregg Air

2003* - 2004*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Gregory Air Taxis (Gregory Air Services)

1963 - 1965*Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Gregory Air Taxis >Air Gregory

Guernsey & Jersey Airways

1938* - 1940*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Guernsey Air Charter

1946* - 1948*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Guernsey Airlines

1978 - 1989Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Guernsey Airlines >>Air Europe Express

Guernsey Airways

1934 - 1945Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Jersey Airways + Guernsey Airways =>Channel Island Airways >>BEA + BOAC + Northeastern AL + BEA Airtours + Cambrian Aws + BEA Helicopters =>British Airways

Gullcroft

(1975*)Began?

 

^ Genealogy - >Scimitar Airlines

Handley Page Transport

1919 - 1924Renamed

Handley Page Transport was established in 1919 & started flights from London Cricklewood to Paris Le Bourget on 02Sep1919

^ Genealogy - Handley Page Transport + Daimler Airways + British Marine Air Navigation + Instone Air Lines =>Imperial Airways…..>British Airways

Harvest Air

1979* - 1990*Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Unknown

HawkAir

1997* - 1997*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Haywards Aviation

1970* - 1979*Status?

Haywards Aviation was founded in 1970 out of Shoreham Airport

^ Genealogy -  

HC Airlines

2001 - 2002Inactive

HC AIRLINES was formed as TAC Heavylift by Michael Hayles & Graham Pearce in 1978. Began operations in 1980 as HEAVYLIFT CARGO AIRLINES. Renamed to the current name in 2001

^ Genealogy - TAC Heavylift >Heavylift Cargo Airlines >HC Airlines

HD Air

2007 - 2015*Inactive

HD Air operations started on 30Jun1992 as BAC Aircraft. Renamed to BAC Express Airlines in 1995 & current name in 2007. Ceased operations

^ Genealogy - BAC Aircraft >BAC Express Airlines >HD Air

Heathrow Jet Charter

1997* - 1998Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Heathrow Jet Charter >>Gama Aviation

Heavylift Cargo Airlines

1980 - 2001Renamed

HC AIRLINES was formed as TAC Heavylift by Michael Hayles & Graham Pearce in 1978. Began operations in 1980 as HEAVYLIFT CARGO AIRLINES. Renamed to the current name in 2001

^ Genealogy - TAC Heavylift >Heavylift Cargo Airlines >HC Airlines

Hebridean Air Services

2001* - dateActive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Hello Skies

(2012)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Highland Airways

1933 - 1937Renamed

Highland Airways was formed on 03Apr1933 & commenced first regular airmail service on 29May1934

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

Highland Airways

1946* - 1947Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

Highland Airways

1996 - 2010Inactive

Highland Airways was formed in 1991 as Air Alba. On 24Mar2010, the airline was placed into voluntary administration, and all flights were cancelled

^ Genealogy - Air Alba >Highland Airways

Highland European

1995 - 1995Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Highland Express

1987 - 1987Inactive

Highland Express flew Prestwick-New York but too many technical difficulties caused it's demise

^ Genealogy -  

Hillman Airways

1932 - 1935Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - United Airways + Hillman’s Airways + Spartan Airlines =>British Airways…..>British Airways

Hop Airways

(2005)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Horizon Midland Airlines

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Hornton Airways

1947* - 1950*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Hot Air

1988 - 1989Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Hot Air >BAF >British World Airlines

Humber Airways

1968* - 1969*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Hunting Aerosurveys*

1957* - 1958*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Hunting Air Transport

1951 - 1953Renamed

Hunting Air Travel >Hunting Clan Air Transport >

^ Genealogy - Hunting Clan Air Transport + Air Charter + Airwork + Morton Air Services =>BUA + Caledonian Airways =>Caledonian/BUA >BCAL >>British Airways

Hunting Air Travel

1945* - 1951Renamed

Hunting Air Travel >Hunting Clan Air Transport >

^ Genealogy - Hunting Clan Air Transport + Air Charter + Airwork + Morton Air Services =>BUA + Caledonian Airways =>Caledonian/BUA >BCAL >>British Airways

Hunting Cargo Airlines

1992 - 1998Renamed

ASL was formed as ABC at East Midlands Airport on 30Jun1972. Rebranded to Hunting Cargo Airlines in Sep1992. Became Air Contractors in Jun1998

^ Genealogy - ABC >Air Bridge >Hunting Cargo Airlines >Air Contractors >ASL Airlines Ireland

Hunting Clan Air Transport

1953 - 1960Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Hunting Air Transport >Hunting Clan Air Transport + Air Charter + Airwork + Morton Air Services =>BUA + Caledonian Airways =>Caledonian/BUA >BCAL >>British Airways

I M K Airways

1996* - 1996*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

IAS Cargo Airlines (InternationalAviation Services)

1967 - 1979Renamed

IAS Cargo Airlines was founded in 1966 & ceased operations on 15Aug1979

^ Genealogy - Trans Meridian Flying Services >Transmeridian Air Cargo + IAS Cargo Airlines =>British Cargo Airlines

Ibesco Airlines

1984 - 1984Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Imperial Airlines

(1995*)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Imperial Airways

**** - ****Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Imperial Airways

1924 - 1940Renamed

Imperial Airways Limited was formed on 31Mar1924 by the merger of Handley Page Transport, Daimler AWs, British Marine Air Navigation, Instone Air Lines. Merged with BA to BOAC

^ Genealogy - Handley Page Transport + Daimler Airways + British Marine Air Navigation + Instone Air Lines =>Imperial Airways + British Airways =BOAC…..>British Airways

Independent Air Transport (Independent Air Travel)

1954 - 1958Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Blue-Air

Independent Airways

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Inland Flying Service

1929 - 1931Renamed

Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation started operations on 16Ap1929 as Inland Flying Sevice. First flight after rename was 27Jun1932

^ Genealogy - Inland Flying Service >PSIoWA +>Portsmouth Aviation

Inner Circle Air Lines

1935* - 1935*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Instone Air Line

1919 - 1924Renamed

Instone Air Line was founded in 1919

^ Genealogy - Daimler Airways + Handley Page Transport + British Marine Air Navigation + Instone Air Lines =>Imperial Airways…..>British Airways

Instone Air Line

1981 - 1996*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Intava

1988* - 1988*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Inter City Airlines

1983* - 1983Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Inter City Airlines

Inter European Airways

1979* - 1979*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Inter European Airways

1987 - 1994Renamed

Airtours International was part of a holiday company was formed in 1972 by David Crossland and the airline followed 19 years later

^ Genealogy - Inter European Airways >>Airtours International + Premier =>MyTravel Airways >>Thomas Cook Airlines

Inter-City Air Services

1949* - 1949*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Inter-City Airways

(1959*)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Interflight

1961* - 1961*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Interflight Air Charter

1985 - 2006*Status?

 

^ Genealogy - Interflight Air Charter

Interline (Eagle Aviation)

1994 - 1996Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Aztec CharterInterline

International Air Charter

1971* - 1973Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >FlyBe

International Air Freight

1937* - 1937*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

International Air Freight

1989* - 1989*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

International Air Travel

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

International Airlines

1933* - 1938*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

International Airways (Thomas Barclay)

1946* - 1949*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

International Aviation Company

1920* - 1920*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

International Company Holdings

(1966)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Intra Airways

1973 - 1979Inactive

FlyBE was formed on 01Jan1969 as Intra Airways with directors from the old BUA(CI)

^ Genealogy - Intra Airways + Express Air Freight =>JEA >British European >FlyBe

Invicta Air Cargo

1969 - 1969Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Invicta Airlines

1965 - 1969Renamed

Invicta originated in late 1964 as the direct result of the take-over of Air Ferry Ltd at Manston

^ Genealogy - Invicta Airlines >>BMA…...>British Airways

Invicta Airways

1976 - 1981Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Invicta International Airlines

Invicta Aviation

2004* - 2008*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Invicta International Airlines

1964* - 1969Status?

Invicta International Airlines was founded in Nov1964 by Hugh Kennard. The first revenue earning flight took place on 20Mar1965

^ Genealogy - Invicta International Airlines

Irelfly

1966 - 1966Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Island Air

(2003)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Island Air Ferries

1947 - 1947*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Island Air Services

1947 - 1959*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Island Flyer

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

IslandAir Jersey

(2004)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Isle of Man Air Services

1935 - 1947Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

Isles of Scilly Skybus

1984 - 2008*Renamed

Skybus started operations as Isles of Scilly Skybus on 15Aug1984

^ Genealogy - Isles of Scilly Skybus >Skybus

Janes Aviation

1988 - 1992Renamed

Emerald Airways was established 01Dec1987 & started operations the same year as Janes Aviation / renamed Emerald Airways in 1992

^ Genealogy - Janes Aviation >Emerald Airways

Janes Aviation

2008 - 2010Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Janus Airways

1982 - 1987Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Euroair

Jayline

1993 - 1993Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

JEA (Jersey European Airways)

1979 - 2000Renamed

JEA operations started 01Nov1979

^ Genealogy - Intra Airways + Express Air Freight =>JEA >British European >FlyBe

Jersey Air Ferries

1983* - 1983*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Jersey Airlines

1952 - 1963Renamed

Jersey Airlines was formed by a local businessman, Maldwyn Thomas in 1948, it operated scheduled sevices and was the first operator of HP Herald in 1962.

^ Genealogy - Jersey Airlines + Silver City (North) =>BUIA >BIA + Air Anglia + Air Wales + Air West =>Air UK >KLM (uk) + Netherlines + NLM City Hopper =>KLM Cityhopper

Jersey Airways

1933 - 1945Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Jersey Airways + Guernsey Airways =>Channel Island Airways >>BEA + BOAC + Northeastern AL + BEA Airtours + Cambrian Aws + BEA Helicopters =>British Airways

Jet Centre

(2002)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Jet2.com

2003 - dateActive

Jet2.com was formed in 1978 & operations started on 30Jun1978 as Express Air Services. Renamed to Channel Express in 1982. Jet2.com commenced operations on 12Feb2003

^ Genealogy - Express Air Services >Channel Express >Jet2

Jetstream Express

2007 - 2007Inactive

Jetstream Express, a Blackpool based carrier, ceased operations on 30Jun2007

^ Genealogy -  

Jettair

(2003)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

jetXtra

2013 - dateActive

jetXtra commenced on 28May2013 using a Volotea Boeing 717

^ Genealogy -  

JFA (JF Airlines) (Jersey Ferry Airlines)

1972 - 1973Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

JJ Airways

2001 - 2001Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Cougar Airways

J-Max

2002* - 2003*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

JMC Airlines

1999 - 2003Renamed

JMC Airlines was launched on 01Sep1999 by merger of Flying Colours & Caledonian Airways. Renamed to Thomas Cook Airlines on 31Mar2003

^ Genealogy - Flying Colours + Caledonian Airways =>JMC Airlines >Thomas Cook Airlines

JOTA Aviation

2013* - dateActive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Kearsley Airways

1946* - 1950Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Keegan Aviation

1963* - 1963*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Keen Airways

2004* - 2004*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Keenair Charter

1970 - 2002*Renamed

Keenair Charter was founded in 1968

^ Genealogy - Keenair Charter >FlyKeen Airways >A2B

Keenair Services

1963* - 1979*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Kemps Aerial Survey

1964* - 1969*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Kenning Aviation

1948* - 1948*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Kent Air Ferry

1963* - 1964*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Kestrel (International) Aviation

1971* - 1972Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Kingair

1998* - 1998Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Kingsbury Aviation

1919* - 1919*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Kiss Air

(2003)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Kiss Flights

2009 - 2010Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

KLM (uk)

1998 - 2003Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Air Anglia + Air Wales + Air West + BIA =>Air UK >KLM (uk) >KLM Cityhopper

Knight Air

1994 - 1997Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Knight Air

Knightway Air Charter

1982 - 1994Renamed

Knight Air was formed as Knightway Air Charter in 1982

^ Genealogy - Knightway Air Charter >Knight Air

Kondair Cargo

1977* - 1989Renamed

Kondair Cargo was founded in 1977

^ Genealogy - Kondair Cargo >>Titan Airways

L.A.M.S.

1946* - 1946*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Laker Airways

1967 - 1982Inactive

Laker Airways was founded on 08Feb1966 & inaugurated its no-booking "Skytrain" service between London and New York on 26Sep1977. Ceased operations on 05Feb1982

^ Genealogy -  

Lakeside Northwest

1993* - 1993Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

LAMS (London Aero & Motor Services)

1946* - 1948Inactive

LAMS (London Aero & Motor Services) was cargo carrier that was run by Freddie Laker mainly transporting perishable goods

^ Genealogy -  

Lancashire Aircraft Corporation

1946* - 1955*Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Unknown

Lanzair

1974* - 1977*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

LEA (London Executive Aviation)

1996* - dateActive

LEA (London Executive Aviation), formed in 1996, intends to rebrand as Luxaviation UK shortly

^ Genealogy -  

LeasAir

(2002)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

LeCocq's Airlink

1999 - 2003Renamed

Blue Islands was formed as LeCocq's Airlink & scheduled serices began 01Feb2002. Rockhopper name was adopted on 29Aug2003 & on 14Feb2006 started services as Blue Islands

^ Genealogy - LeCocq's Airlink >Rockhopper >Blue Islands

Leisure International Airways

1996 - 1998Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Thomson Airways

LEP Air Services

1946* - 1949*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Linkair

2001* - 2001*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

LinksAir

2009 - 2015Inactive

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) suspended Links Air's Safety Certificate amid concerns about the airline's safety protocols

^ Genealogy -  

Little Red

2013 - dateActive

Little Red ceased operations on 26Sep2015

^ Genealogy -  

Lloyd International Airways

1965* - 1972Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Loch Lomand Seaplanes

2003 - dateActive

Loch Lomond Seaplanes launches scheduled services from Glasgow Seaplane Terminal to Oban on 20Aug2007

^ Genealogy -  

Loco Flights

(2003)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Loganair

1962* - dateActive

Loganair was established on 01Feb1962 by the Logan Construction Co. & operations started on 30Jun1962. Joint first operator of Jetstream 41 with Manx Airlines in late 1992

^ Genealogy - >Loganair

LoloFlights.com

2016 - dateActive

LoloFlights.com which started earlier this appear to suspends flights

^ Genealogy -  

London & Provincial Aviation

1919* - 1919*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

London City Airways

1988 - 1990Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - London City Airways >>BMA...>British Airways

London European Airways

1985 - 1988Renamed

London European Airways was formed in 1984 & service started on 25Feb1985. Renamed to Ryanair Europe in Jan 1988 & reverted back to London European Airways in 1990

^ Genealogy - London European Airways >Ryanair Europe >London European Airways

London European Airways

1990 - 1991Inactive

London European Airways was formed in 1984 & service started on 25Feb1985. Renamed to Ryanair Europe in Jan 1988 & reverted back to London European Airways in 1990

^ Genealogy - London European Airways >Ryanair EuropeLondon European Airways

London Express

(1986*)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

London Flight Center

1987* - 1987*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

London, Scottish & Provincial Airways

1934 - 1934*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Love Air

1991^ - 2000Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Lundy & Atlantic Coast Air Line

1938* - 1939*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Luton Airways

1958* - 1958*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Luxaviation UK

2016 >Planned

LEA (London Executive Aviation), formed in 1996, intends to rebrand as Luxaviation UK shortly

^ Genealogy -  

Luxury Air Tours

1932* - 1933*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Luxury Cruises

(1957*)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Lyddair (Lydd Air)

2002 - dateActive

Lyddair was formed in 1997 as Sky-Trek Airlines. Based at Lydd International Airport, offering scheduled flights to Le Touquet

^ Genealogy - Sky-Trek Airlines >Lyddair

MAC (Midland Air Cargo)

1970 - 1973Inactive

Midland Air Cargo was formed in 1970. Begins revenue services on 19Oct1970 but is forced to cease on 01Mar1973

^ Genealogy -  

Macedonian Aviation

1972 - 1974Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Maddox Airways

1935* - 1935*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Maersk Air (UK)

1993 - 2003Renamed

Duo Airways was established on de-merger of the TPL Group,(Brymon Aviation & Birmingham European Airlines) as Maersk Air (UK). Into administration 01May2004

^ Genealogy - Maersk Air (UK) >Duo Airways

Magec Aviation

1990* - 1990*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Maitland Drewery

1960* - 1960*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Malinair

1985* - 1987Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Malinair

1986 - 1987Inactive

Malinair was founded in Jun1985 by Glasgow lawyer Frank Cannon as an independent Scottish airline. Ceased ops in Jun1987

^ Genealogy -  

Mama Airlines

(2003)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Man Air

(2003)Renamed

AV8air was renamed from Man Air prior to starting. Operations from Manchester on holiday flights. Ceased operations in Apr2004

^ Genealogy - Man Air >AV8air

Manchester Aviation

1923* - 1923*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Mannin Airways

1948* - 1949*Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Mannin Airways + Ulster Aviation =>North West Airlines

Manx Air Charters

1947 - 1953Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Manx Air Charters >Manx Airlines >Silver City Airways >>British World Airlines

Manx Airlines

1953 - 1958Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Manx Air Charters >Manx Airlines >Silver City Airways >>British World Airlines

Manx Airlines

1982 - 2002Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >FlyBE

Manx Airlines (Europe)

1991 - 1996Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >FlyBE

Manx Airways

1968* - 1968Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

Manx2

2006 - 2013Renamed

Manx2 started operations on 15Jul2006 & was rebranded as Citywing on 01Jan2013

^ Genealogy - Manx2 >Citywing

Markoss Aviation

2006* - 2008*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Marshall Executive Aviation

2003 - 2003*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Martin Aviation

1921 - 1922Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Martini Airfreight Services

1999* - 1999*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Mayfair Air Services

1947* - 1953*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Mayflower Air Services

1948* - 1948*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Mayflower Air Services

1961 - 1964Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Westpoint Airlines

McAlpine Aviation

1961 - 1995*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

McDonald Aviation

1974 - 1976*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

MD Air

2010 - 2011Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Mediterranean Express

1987 - 1989Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Medway Airline Systems

1978 - 1978Inactive

Medway Airline Systems was a Manston based carrier

^ Genealogy -  

Mercury Airlines

1961 - 1964Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Overseas Air Transport (Jersey) >Mercury Airlines…..>British Airways

Meredith Air Transport

1952^ - 1954Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Meredith Air Transport >Air Safaris

Meridian Airmaps

1952^ - 1984Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Meridian Airways

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Merlin Air Services

1989* - 1991*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Merlix Air

1979* - 1979*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Merlot International Aviation

1973* - 1974*Status?

Merlot International Aviation was formed in Dec1972 and was based at Cranfield

^ Genealogy -  

Merrix Air

1990* - 1993Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Eagle European Airways

Metro Business Aviation

1998* - 1999*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Metropolitan Air Movements

1960 - 1964*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Metropolitan Airways

1982 - 1985Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Midland & Scottish Air Ferries

1933 - 1934Inactive

Midland and Scottish Air Ferries operated the first air service internal to Scotland, Renfrew – Campbeltown on 30Apr1933

^ Genealogy -  

Midland Airways

1935* - 1935*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Midland Aviation Services

1921* - 1921*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Milburnair

1947* - 1947*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

MK Airlines

1991 - 2008Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - MK Airlines >British Global

Modern Transport

1949* - 1949*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Monarch Airlines

1968 - dateActive

Monarch was formed on 05Jun1967 & commenced services on 05Apr1968

^ Genealogy -  

Monarch Scheduled

2004 - 2006*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Morton Air Services

1948* - 1968Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Hunting Clan Air Transport + Air Charter + Airwork + Morton Air Services =>BUA + Caledonian Airways =>Caledonian/BUA >BCAL >>British Airways

Murray Chown Aviation

1949 - 1953*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

MyTravel Airways

2002 - 2008Renamed

MyTravel Airways was founded in 1990 as Airtours International Airways. It was fully integrated into Thomas Cook on 30Mar2008

^ Genealogy - Airtours International + Premier =>MyTravel Airways >Thomas Cook Airlines

MyTravelLite

2002 - 2005Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - MyTravelLite >>Thomas Cook Airlines

National Airways

1986* - 1988Renamed

National Commuter Airways was formed as National Airways & taken over by Regionair

^ Genealogy - National Airways >National Commuter Airways >>Regionair

National Commuter Airways

1988 - 1989Renamed

National Commuter Airways was formed as National Airways & taken over by Regionair

^ Genealogy - National Airways >National Commuter Airways >>Regionair

National Flying Services

1930* - 1932*Status?

National Flying Services operated Hull - Grimsby

^ Genealogy -  

Navco Aviation

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Nelson Aviation

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Newair

1990* - 1995*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Newlines

(2001)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Newman Airways

1946* - 1946*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Newquay Air

1993 - 1993Renamed

Air South West started as Newquay Air in 1993 based at Newquay Airport

^ Genealogy - Newquay Air >Air South West

Nexus Airways

(2006)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Nimbus Airlines

(2009)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Nor-Air

(1973*)Began?

Nor-Air was created by the former founder of Air International in Mar1973 but never received an AOC

^ Genealogy -  

Norfolk Airways

1950 - 1970Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Norfolk Airways + Rig Air + Anglian Air Charter =>Air Anglia + Air Wales + Air West + BIA =>Air UK >KLM (uk) + Netherlines + NLM City Hopper =>KLM Cityhopper

North British Aviation

1928* - 1929*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

North British Aviation

1996* - 1996*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

North East Aircargo

1996* - 1996*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

North East Express

1990* - 1990*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

North Eastern Airways

1935 - 1947Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

North Sea Aerial & General Transport Company

1919 - 1935*Status?

The North Sea Aerial Navigation Company was founded as North Sea Aerial Navigation Company. Began a passenger run between Leeds and Hounslow on 23Apr1919

^ Genealogy - North Sea Aerial Navigation Company >North Sea Aerial & Gen. Trans.

North Sea Aerial Navigation Company

1919 - 1919Renamed

The North Sea Aerial Navigation Company was founded as North Sea Aerial Navigation Company. Began a passenger run between Leeds and Hounslow on 23Apr1919

^ Genealogy - North Sea Aerial Navigation Company >North Sea Aerial & Gen. Trans.

North Sea Air Transportfra

1946* - 1948*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

North Star Air Lines

(1962*)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

North West Airlines

1949* - 1957*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Mannin Airways + Ulster Aviation =>North West Airlines

Northair Aviation

1964* - 1979*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Northeast Airlines

1970 - 1972Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

Northern & Scottish Airways

1937* - 1937Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

Northern Air Charter

1947* - 1948*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Northern Air Lines

1924 - 1924Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Northern Airlines

1992* - 1992*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Northern Aviation

2006* - 2009*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Northern Executive Aviation

1962 - 2002*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

North-South Airlines

1959 - 1962Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Northwest Airlines

**** - ****Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Norwegian UK

2016 >Planned

Norwegian UK has secured its AOC from the Civil Aviation Authority

^ Genealogy -  

NovAir International Airways

1988 - 1990Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - NovAir International Airways

Now Airlines

(2004)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

OCS (Overseas Courier Services)

1996* - 1996*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Odyssey

2016 >Planned

 

^ Genealogy -  

Olley Air Service

1934 - 1947Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

Olley Air Service

1952* - 1960Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

OpenSkies

2008 - dateActive

OpenSkies started operations on 19Jun2008 & stopped on 29Oct 2011

^ Genealogy - Elysair >L'Avion >>Open Skies

Orient Air

1991 - 1994*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Orientair

(1974*)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Orion

1980 - 1989Renamed

Horizon Travel created Orion in 1978, beginning operations with three B.737-200s on 28Mar1980. Ceased on 26Jan1989

^ Genealogy - >Thomson Airways

Orion Airways

1957 - 1960Inactive

Orion Airways was established on 26Jan1956 & started operations on 09Aug1957 with a Vickers Viking. Ceased on 07Nov1960 and was liquidated

^ Genealogy -  

OurJet

2003 - 2003Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Club328

Overseas Air Transport

1961* - 1961*Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

Overseas Aviation (C.I.)

1956* - 1961Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Overseas TAAC (Trans-Africa Air Coach)

Late 1950sStatus?

Overseas TAAC was known for the very-lowfare Argonaut services operated from Luxembourg

^ Genealogy -  

Oxaero (Oxford Aerocharter)

1998* - 2001*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Palmair European

1999 - 2010*Status?

 

^ Genealogy - Palmair European

Palmair Flightline

1993* - 1999Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Palmair European

Paramount Airways

1988 - 1989Inactive

Paramount Airways was formed in 1986 as Diamond Airways. Operations started on 01May1987 & ceased ops in Nov1989

^ Genealogy - Diamond Airways >Paramount Airways

Paramount Executive

1988* - 1988*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Patrick Aviation

1949* - 1949*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Patrick Duval Aviation

1946* - 1947*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Patrick Laing Air Service

(1947*)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Payloads (Charter) Company

1946 - 1947Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Peach Air

1997 - 1999*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Pegasus Airlines

1959 - 1961Inactive

Pegasus Airlines was formed in 1958 as Claydon Aviation. Initially operated Vickers Vicking's on IT holidays from Blackbushe Airport and Luton to Mediterranean sun-spots

^ Genealogy - Claydon Aviation >Pegasus Airlines

Pelican Cargo (Pelican Air Transport)

1978 - 1981Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Pen-Avia

2010* - dateActive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Peregrine Air Services

1969 - 1990Renamed

Aberdeen Airways started off as the scheduled service division of Peregrine Air Services

^ Genealogy - Peregrine Air Services +>Aberdeen Airways

Personal Airways

1935* - 1936*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Personal Flying Services

(1931*)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Peters' Aviation

1972 - 1979*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Phoenix Airlines

(1969)Began?

formed late in 1968 by former British Eagle employees at Liverpool Airport

^ Genealogy -  

Phoenix Aviation

1970* - 1995*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Pinequay Transport & Trading

1978 - 1979*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Pines Airways

1936* - 1936*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Planet Air

2003^ - 2003*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Platinum Air 2000

2000 - 2001Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Platinum Airways

(2007)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Plymouth Executive Aviation

1997* - 1997Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Plymouth Executive Aviation >>Gama Aviation

Polar Airlines

1982* - 1983Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Polar Airways

1980sInactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Portsmouth Aviation

1944 - 1949Inactive

Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation started operations on 16Ap1929 as Inland Flying Sevice. Assets into Portsmouth Aviation after WWII

^ Genealogy - Inland Flying Service >PSIoWA +>Portsmouth Aviation

Premjet

(2010)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Prime Airlines

2002 - 2002Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

PrimeFlight

2003* - 2004*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Princess Air

1990 - 1991Inactive

Inclusive Tour carrier based at Southend Airport. Started by Burstin Travel. Launch European customer for BAe 146-200QC. Ceased operations in Feb1991

^ Genealogy -  

Progressive Airways

1970 - 1971Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Progressive Airways

Prospair

1990* - 1994Renamed

Genesis Airways was formed as Prospair in 1990. Flew a single Jetstream 31 from East Midlands Airport on scheduled services into Belfast. Into liquidation in 1995

^ Genealogy - Prospair >Genesis Airways

Provincial Airways

1934 - 1935Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

PSIoWA (Portsmouth,Southsea & I.O.W. Aviation)

1932 - 1939Renamed

Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation started operations on 16Ap1929 as Inland Flying Sevice. First flight after rename was 27Jun1932

^ Genealogy - Inland Flying Service >PSIoWA +>Portsmouth Aviation

Pullman Airways

1947* - 1948*Status?

Pullman Airways was an Elstree based carrier

^ Genealogy -  

Quest Airlines

2004* - 2005*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Quick Air Jet Charter

1999* - 1999*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Raceways

1946* - 1946*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Railway Air Services

1934* - 1947Renamed

Railway Air Services was formed by Imperial Airways and 4 railway companies (LMS, LNER, Southern Railways and GWR) on 21Mar1934. Absorbed into BEA after AAJC

^ Genealogy - Railway Air Services >>BEA…..>British Airways

Rainbow Airways

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Ravenair

1980 - 2011*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Redcoat Air Cargo

1977 - 1982Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Reed Aviation

1996* - 2006*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Regency Airways

(1987*)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Regionair (Region Airways)

1988* - 1991Inactive

National Commuter Airways was formed as National Airways & taken over by Regionair

^ Genealogy - National Airways >National Commuter Airways >>Regionair

Rig Air

1970* - 1970Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Norfolk Airways + Rig Air + Anglian Air Charter =>Air Anglia + Air Wales + Air West + BIA =>Air UK >KLM (uk) + Netherlines + NLM City Hopper =>KLM Cityhopper

RM Aviation

1988* - 1988*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Rockhopper

2003 - 2006Renamed

Blue Islands was formed as LeCocq's Airlink & scheduled serices began 01Feb2002. Rockhopper name was adopted on 29Aug2003 & on 14Feb2006 started services as Blue Islands

^ Genealogy - LeCocq's Airlink >Rockhopper >Blue Islands

Rover Airways

1996* - 1996*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Royal Bengal Airlines

2008 - 2010Inactive

Royal Bengal Airlines was founded in 2006. Launched commercial operations on 31Jan2008 with domestic, regional & international passenger & cargo operations from Dhaka

^ Genealogy -  

RVL Aviation

2007 - dateActive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Ryanair Europe

1988 - 1989*Renamed

London European Airways was formed in 1984 & service started on 25Feb1985. Renamed to Ryanair Europe in Jan 1988 & reverted back to London European Airways in 1990

^ Genealogy - London European Airways >Ryanair EuropeLondon European Airways

Ryburn Air

1974 - 1979*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Sabre Airways

1994 - 2001Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Sabre Airways >Excel Airways >XL Airways (UK)

Sagittair

1969 - 1972Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

SaxonAir

2007^ - dateActive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Scenic Airways*

1989* - 1989*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Scillonia Airways

1966* - 1969*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Scillonian Air Services

1963* - 1964*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Scimitar Airlines

1978 - 1983Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Scimitar Airlines

ScotAirways

1999 - 2011Renamed

ScotAirways was founded by Roy and Merlyn Suckling as Suckling Airways. Operations started on 15Apr1986. To ScotAirways. Back to Suckling Airways on 08Jul2001. Into Loganair

^ Genealogy - Suckling Airways >ScotAirways >Suckling Airways >>Loganair

ScotJet

(2003)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Scottish Airlines

1946* - 1961Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

Scottish Airways

1937 - 1947Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

Scottish Aviation

1935 - 1960Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Scottish European Airways

1988 - 1990Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Scottish Motor Traction Company

1933 - 1933*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Scyllonia

1965* - 1965*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

SEA (South East Air)

1986* - 1988Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Selectair

2004* - 2005*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Servis Air*

1980sStatus?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Severn Airways

1975* - 1975Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

SFC Air Taxis

1998* - 1998Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Shetland Airlines

(2001)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Silver City Airways

1946 - 1963Renamed

Silver City Airways was incorporated on 25Nov1946. Operated the world's first cross-Channel air ferry service on 07Jul1948

^ Genealogy - Manx Air Charters >Manx Airlines >Silver City Airways + Channel Air Bridge =>BUAF >BAF >>British World Airlines

Silverjet

2007 - 2008Inactive

Silverjet was founded by Lawrence Hunt in 2004. Acquired Flyjet's AOC. First scheduled flight between London Luton and Newark was on 25Jan2007 & ceased on 30May2008

^ Genealogy -  

Site Aviation

**** - ****Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Sivewright Airways

1946 - 1951Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Sky Air Cargo (UK)

1988 - 1996*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Sky Charters

1962 - 1964*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Sky Commuter

(2006)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Sky Pac International Courier

1995* - 2002*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

SkyAir Cargo

1998 - 2001*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Skyblue Airways

2008 - 2009Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Skybus

2008* - dateActive

Skybus started operations as Isles of Scilly Skybus on 15Aug1984

^ Genealogy - Isles of Scilly SkybusSkybus

Sky-Bus International Airline

(2003)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Skydrift Air Charter

2004* - 2012Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Skyflight

1948* - 1948*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Skyfreight

1948* - 1948*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Skyguard

1983 - 1990Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Skyline Aviation

1995* - 2001*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Skylinks

1989* - 1989*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Skyneon

1954* - 1954*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Skyrover

1989* - 1990*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Skysouth

2007* - 2009Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Skytravel

1946* - 1946*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Sky-Trek Airlines

1997 - 2000Renamed

Lyddair was formed in 1997 as Sky-Trek Airlines. Based at Lydd International Airport, offering scheduled flights to Le Touquet

^ Genealogy - Sky-Trek Airlines >Lyddair

Skywaye

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Skyways

1946* - 1962Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Thomson Airways

Skyways Air Cargo

1975 - 1980Inactive

Skyways Air Cargo was formed in 1967 as Air Freight

^ Genealogy - Air Freight >Skyways Air Cargo

Skyways Aviation

2000* - 2001*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Skyways Coach Air

1958 - 1971Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

Skyways International

1971 - 1972Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

Skyways of London

1969* - 1969Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Solair Flying Services

1962^ - 1964*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Solar Air Services

1949* - 1950*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

South Coast Air Services

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

South Coast Airways

1996* - 2001*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

South East Air

1996* - 1996*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

South East European Airways

1999* - 1999*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

South Wales Airways

1926* - 1928*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

South West Airlines (Southwest Aviation)

1967* - 1968*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Southampton Air Services

1946 - 1946*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Southend Flying Services

1935* - 1935*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Southern Air

1997* - 2001*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Southern Air Services

1934 - 1935Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Southern Aircraft

1946* - 1946*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Southern Airways

(1991)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Southern Airways

1938 - 1938Inactive

Southern Airways started operations on 20Jun1938 & ceased in Sep1938

^ Genealogy -  

Southern International Air Transport

1974* - 1983*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Southern International Cargo

**** - ****Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Sovereign Air Services

(2000)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Sovereign Airways

1992 - 1992Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Euro-Quest Airways

Spacegrand

1979 - 1983Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Spacegrand >>JEA >British European >FlyBe

Spartan Airlines

1933 - 1935Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - United Airways + Hillman’s Airways + Spartan Airlines =>British Airways…..>British Airways

Stansted Airlines

(****)Began?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Star Aviation

1989* - 1989*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Starways

1949 - 1963Renamed

Starways was formed in 1948 to undertake freight and passenger charters from its base at Liverpool (Speke) Airport. Taken over by British Eagle with effect from 31Dec1963

^ Genealogy - Starways >>British Eagle

Steiner Airways (D L Steiner)

1947* - 1947*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Steiner's Air Services

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Stobart Air

2007* - 2008*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Strathair

Early 1960sInactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Strathallan Air Services

1967* - 1967*Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Unknown

Streamline Aviation

1980 - 2002Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Streamline Aviation >>Emerald Airways

Suckling Airways

1986 - 1999Renamed

ScotAirways was founded by Roy & Merlyn Suckling as Suckling Airways. Scheduled ops started on 26Apr1986. To ScotAirways. Back to Suckling Airways on 08Jul2001. Into Loganair

^ Genealogy - Suckling Airways >ScotAirways >Suckling Airways >>Loganair

Suckling Airways

2011 - 2013Renamed

ScotAirways was founded by Roy & Merlyn Suckling as Suckling Airways. Scheduled ops started on 26Apr1986. To ScotAirways. Back to Suckling Airways on 08Jul2001. Into Loganair

^ Genealogy - Suckling Airways >ScotAirways >Suckling Airways >>Loganair

Suffolk & E. Counties Aeroplane Club

1930* - 1930*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Sunrise Airlines

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

Surrey Flying Services

1919 - 1934Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Surrey Flying Services

1946* - 1951*Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Surrey Flying Services >>British World Airlines

Survey Flights

1965* - 1965*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

SWA (South West Aviation)

1970* - 1973Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Swan Airlines

1990 - 1992*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Swiss Universal Air Charter

1960* - 1961*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Swordvale Aviation

1981* - 1981*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

T.A.T.

(****)Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy -  

TAC Heavylift

1978* - 1980Renamed

HC AIRLINES was formed as TAC Heavylift by Michael Hayles & Graham Pearce in 1978. Began operations in 1980 as HEAVYLIFT CARGO AIRLINES. Renamed to the current name in 2001

^ Genealogy - TAC Heavylift >Heavylift Cargo Airlines >HC Airlines

Tal Air

1985* - 1990*Inactive

 

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Taxiplanes

(****)Unconfirmed

 

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TBG Airlines (Thorne Browne Group)

1996* - 1996*Inactive

 

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TEA (Trans European Airways) (UK)

1989 - 1991Inactive

 

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Teeside Aviation

1994 - 1997Inactive

 

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Telair Manchester

1983 - 1985Inactive

 

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Tempair International Airlines (Templewood Aviation)

1972 - 1976Inactive

 

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Thames Air Ferry

1935* - 1935*Status?

 

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The Great Yorkshire Show Airline

1914 - 1914Inactive

Britain’s first airplane passenger service is launched on 22Jul1914. The Great Yorkshire Show Airline a short-lived service (2 days only)

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The Manx Airline

1935 - 1937Inactive

 

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The People's Airline

(****)Began?

 

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The Travel and Tours Association

**** - ****Status?

 

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Thomas Cook Airlines (UK)

2003 - dateActive

Thomas Cook Airlines was created as JMC Airlines through the merger of Flying Colours Airlines + Caledonian Airways 01Sep1999. Operations started 27Mar2000. Renamed 30Mar2003

^ Genealogy - Flying Colours Airlines + Caledonian Airways =>JMC Airlines >Thomas Cook Airlines

Thomson Airways

2008 - dateActive

Thomson Airways formed as Euravia on 01Dec1961, started operations on 05May1962. Britannia Airways was adopted on 16Aug1964 & became Thomsonfly on 09May2005

^ Genealogy - Euravia >Britannia Airways >Thomson Airways

Thomsonfly

2004 - 2008Renamed

Thomson Airways began operations as Euravia in 1962. Began scheduled operations on 31Mar2004. Merged with First Choice to form Thomson Airways on 01May2008

^ Genealogy - First Choice +Thomsonfly =>Thomson Airways

Thurston Aviation

1968 - 1989*Status?

 

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Tigerfly

1996* - 2002*Status?

 

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Tippers Air Transport

1964* - 1964*Status?

 

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Titan Airways

1988 - dateActive

Titan Airways was established in Jan1988 & operations started 01Feb1988

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TNT Aviation Services

1987* - 2000Renamed

TNT Airways was formed as TNT Aviation Services in the UK in 1987. Operations started in Belgium on 15Feb2000

^ Genealogy - TNT Aviation Services >TNT Express

Top Flight Aviation

1985* - 1985*Inactive

 

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Tradair

1957 - 1962Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Tradair >>Channel Airways

Tradewinds Airways

1969 - 1990Inactive

 

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Trans Euro Air

2005* - dateActive

 

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Trans European Air Charter

1972 - 1979*Status?

 

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Trans European Airways

1959 - 1960*Inactive

 

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Trans Mediterranean

**** - ****Status?

 

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Trans Meridian Flying Services

1962 - 1979Renamed

Transmeridian Air Cargo began operations under the name Trans Meridian Flying Service on 05Oct1962 & began operations on 01Nov1962

^ Genealogy - Trans Meridian Flying Services >Transmeridian Air Cargo + IAS Cargo Airlines =>British Cargo Airlines

Transair

1948 - 1958Renamed

Transair started commercial flights in 1948 on mail flights. Aquired by Airwork in 1958

^ Genealogy - Transair >>Airwork + Air Charter + Hunting Clan Air Transport + Morton Air Services =>BUA + Caledonian Airways =>Caledonian/BUA >BCAL >>British Airways

Transasian Airlines

1979 - 1979Renamed

Air Intercontinental Airlines was formed as Transasian Airlines in 1975

^ Genealogy - Transasian Airlines >Air Intercontinental

Transcity Airlines

(1998*)Began?

 

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Transcontinental Air Services

1946* - 1947*Status?

 

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Transglobe Airways

1965 - 1968Inactive

Transglobe Airways was renamed from Air Links on 01Aug1965. Operated holiday and cargo services from Gatwick in the 1960s. Ceased operations on 28Nov1968

^ Genealogy - Air Links >Transglobe Airways

Transglobe Cargo Airlines

1988 - 1988Inactive

 

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Transgulf Air Cargo (Trans Gulf Air Cargo)

**** - ****Inactive

 

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Transmeridian Air Cargo

1970 - 1979Renamed

Transmeridian Air Cargo began operations under the name Trans Meridian Flying Service on 05Oct1962 & began operations on 01Nov1962

^ Genealogy - Trans Meridian Flying Services >Transmeridian Air Cargo + IAS Cargo Airlines =>British Cargo Airlines

Trans-World Charter (Trans World Charter)

1948* - 1951Inactive

 

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Treffield International (Aviation)

1965* - 1967Inactive

 

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Trent Valley Aviation

1946* - 1948*Inactive

 

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Triair (Bermuda)

1987* - 2010*Status?

 

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Tyler Aviation

1970* - 1970Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Progressive Airways

Tyne Tees Air Charter

1960* - 1962Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Tyne Tees Airways

Tyne Tees Airways

1962 - 1965Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Tyne Tees Airways

UK International Airlines

2007 - 2007Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

UK Jet

(****)Began?

 

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Ulster Aviation

1946* - 1949*Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Mannin Airways + Ulster Aviation =>North West Airlines

Union Air Services

1936* - 1947*Status?

 

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United Airways

1935 - 1935Renamed

United Airways was formed on 04Apr1935 by Jersey Airways to fly services from London-Heston to Blackpool, Isle of Man, Liverpool, Leeds and Morecambe

^ Genealogy - United Airways + Hillman’s Airways + Spartan Airlines =>British Airways…..>British Airways

Varsity Express

2010 - 2010Inactive

Varsity Express (Oxford) launced services on 01Mar2010 & ceased on 08Mar2014

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Venture Airways

1984 - 1984Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Air Commuter >Venture Airways

Vernair

1967^ - 1986Inactive

 

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Virgin Atlantic Airways

1984 - dateActive

Virgin Atlantic Airways was formed as British Atlantic Sirways in 1982 & first flight on 22Jun1984

^ Genealogy - British Atlantic Sirways >Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic Cargo

2001* - 2009*Status?

 

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Virgin Atlantic International

(2015)Began?

Virgin Atlantic has established Virgin Atlantic International to handle its Caribbean operations. To commence in Dec2015 having now secured its AOC

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Virgin European Airways

1992* - 1993Inactive

 

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Virgin Sun

1999 - 2001Inactive

 

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VVB Aviation

2000* - dateActive

Elstree based helicopter charter carrier

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Walcot Airlines

1930* - 1930*Status?

 

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Warwick Aviation

1919* - 1919*Status?

 

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Welsh Airways

1985* - 1985*Status?

 

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Welsh Aviation

1921* - 1921*Status?

 

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Wessex Airways

(1955*)Began?

 

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West Atlantic

2008 - 2009Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - LBF-Eda Varken >Abal Air >Time Air Sweden >West Air Sweden + Atlantic Airlines + West Air Luxembourg => West Atlantic >West Atlantic Cargo Airlines

West Coast Air Services

1937 - 1947Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

West Highland Air Transport

(2003)Began?

 

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West of Scotland Air Service

1934* - 1934*Status?

 

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Westair International

1989 - 1994*Inactive

 

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Western Airlines

1948 - 1948*Status?

 

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Western Airways

1933 - 1939*Status?

 

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Western Airways

1946* - 1946*Status?

 

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Western Aviation

1928* - 1928*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Western Isles Airways

1938* - 1947Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Airways

Westminster Airways

1946* - 1948*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Westpoint Aviation

1960 - 1964Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >British Westpoint Airlines

Westward Airways

1969 - 1970Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Westward Airways

1971 - 2009*Status?

Westward Airways was formed on 18Aug1970 & started services in 1971 between Land's End Airport and the Scilly Isles

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Whoosh

2007 - 2007Inactive

 

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Wight Air

2006* - 2006*Status?

 

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William Dempster

1948 - 1953Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Willowair

1992 - 1996Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Willowair >>Streamline Aviation >>Emerald Airways

Wolverhampton Aviation

1953* - 1954Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Wolverhampton Aviation >>Derby Aviation > Derby Airways…...>British Airways

Woodgate Aviation

1969 - 2006*Status?

 

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World Air Freight

1946* - 1948*Status?

 

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World Airlines

1996 - 1996Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

World Executive

1989 - 1989*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

World Wide Aviation

1961* - 1961*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Worldair Carrier

1940sStatus?

 

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Wrightways

1935* - 1935*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

XL Airways

2006 - 2008Inactive

Excel Airways Became XL Airways on 23Nov 2006. XL Airways UK, a subsidiary of the XL Leisure Group, ceased operations on 12Sep2008

^ Genealogy - Sabre Airways >Excel Airways >XL Airways (UK)

Yeadon Aviation

1955 - 1958Inactive

 

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Yeadon Aviation

1959 - 1962Inactive

 

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Yellow Air Taxis

1948* - 1948*Status?

 

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Yeoward Line Aviation

1972* - 1982Inactive

Yeoward Line Aviation was the aviation subsidiary of Yeoward Brothers Ltd, a firm of Liverpool shipping agents that was formed in 1972

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Yorkshire Airways

1936* - 1936*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Yorkshire European Airways

1993* - 1993*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  

Zenith Airways

1935* - 1935*Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  

Zoom UK

2007 - 2008Inactive

 

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