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21 Air   

2014 - dateUSA

^ Comments : 21 Air (Greensboro) is a cargo carrier serving international charter markets in the Americas. Operations are with 2 ex-TAMPA Cargo B767-200(F)s

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2Excel Aviation   

2005 - dateUK

^ Comments : 2Excel Aviation was founded in 2005 by two Royal Air Force pilots, Andy Offer and Chris Norton

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2Go   

2004 - datePhilippines

^ Comments : 2Go was formed on 09Jul1988 by Aboitiz and A Soriano & started operations on 28Jan1988 as Aboitiz Air Transport

^ Genealogy : Aboitiz Air Transport >2Go

2nd Arkhangelsk United Aviation Division   

1935 - dateRussia

^ Comments : 2nd Arkhangelsk United Aviation Division was formed in 1935. Regional passenger services that is the oldest operating airline in Russia's north

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40 Mile Air   

1959 - dateUSA

^ Comments : 40 Mile Airways was founded by Charles Warbelows in 1959 specialising in Alaskan wilderness trips out of Fairbanks, Alaska

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748 Air Services  updated

1994* - dateKenya

^ Comments : 748 Air Services was formed in 1994 by a small group of individuals committed to meeting the needs of non-governmental organizations operating in the most remote parts of Sudan and neighboring Eastern African countries

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7thSky   

2013 - dateKazakhstan

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9 Air   

2014 - dateChina

^ Comments : 9 Air started operations on 02Dec2014 after being renamed from Jiu Yuan Airlines (2013-2014)

^ Genealogy : Jiu Yuan Airlines >9 Air

AB Aviation  updated

2011 - dateComoros

^ Comments : AB Aviation was established in 2010

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AbaBeel Aviation   

2004 - dateSudan

^ Comments : AbaBeel Aviation was founded in 2004

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Abaco Air   

1975* - dateBahamas

^ Comments : Abaco Air was formed in 1975. Scheduled and charter airline of the Bahamas

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Abaete Linhas Aereasmeta  updated

1995 - dateBrazil

^ Comments : ABAETE LINHAS AEREAS is a scheduled and charter domestic passenger airline that was formed as AEROTAXI ABAETE in 1979. Acquired ATLANTA TAXI AEREO in 1985. Expanded into scheduled services in 1995 under current name

^ Genealogy : Aerotaxi Abaete >Abaete Linhas Aereas

Aberdair Aviation   

2009 - dateEthiopia

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Aberdair Aviation   

2009* - dateKenya

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Aberdeen Flying Service   

1946* - dateUSA

^ Comments : Aberdeen Flying Service was formed in 1946

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ABS Jets   

2004 - dateCzech_Republic

^ Comments : ABS Jets was founded in 2004 offering business charter flights

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Abu Dhabi Aviation   

1976 - dateUAE

^ Comments : Abu Dhabi Aviation was established & began as a helicopter operator on 15Mar1976, fixed wing services started in 1991

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ABX Air  updated

2003 - dateUSA

^ Comments : ABX AIR was formed in 1968 when AIRBORNE of CALIFORNIA and PACIFIC AIR FREIGHT of Seattle merged to form AIRBORNE FREIGHT CORPORATION. Name was changed on 01May1980 to AIRBORNE EXPRESS. Acquired MIDWEST AIR CHARTER and SKY COURIER in 1988. Renamed to current name in 2003 before it's acquisition by DHL. Extensive overnight package service fron it's hub in Wilmington, Ohio throughout the US and overseas

^ Genealogy : Airborne of California + Pacific Air Freight =>Airbourne Freight Co. >Airborne Express >ABX

Abyssinia Flight Services  updated

1999* - dateEthiopia

^ Comments : Abyssinia Flight Services was formally launched as the first certified air charter aompany in Ethiopia in Apr1999

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AC Aviation   

2011 - dateThailand

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Acariza Aviation   

2006* - dateKenya

^ Comments : Acariza Aviation is a charter service based at Wilson Airport, Nairobi

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Ace Air Cargo Express   

2011* - dateUSA

^ Comments : Ace Air Cargo was formed as Yutana Airlines in 1987 & operations started on 30Jun1987. Renamed to Alaska Central Express in 1994 & to current name around 2011

^ Genealogy : Yutana Airlines >Alaska Central Express >Ace Air Cargo

Ace Airtours   

2010* - dateSri_Lanka

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ACG (Air Cargo Global)   

2014 - dateSlovakia

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ACM Air Charter   

2012* - dateGermany

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ACR (Aero-Charter)  updated

1997 - dateUkraine

^ Comments : ACR (Aero-Charter) was founded in 1997 (Borispol, Kharkov based carrier)

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Acropolis Aviation  added

2015* - dateUK

^ Comments : Acropolis Aviation is a Farnborough based private business carrier operating under a UK Civil Aviation Authority EASA Air Operator Certificate

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Across   

2009* - dateMexico

^ Comments : Across was founded in 2009 as a business and private charter carrier

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ACSA (Air Century)   

1991 - dateDominican_Republic

^ Comments : ACSA (Air Century) was founded by Captain and Pilot Omar Chahin. Commenced operations in Santo Domingo on 21Jun1991

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AD Aviation Aircharters   

2015* - dateKenya

^ Comments : AD Aviation Aircharters is a charter service based at Wilson Airport, Nairobi

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ADA (Aerolineas de Antioquia)   

1987 - dateColombia

^ Comments : ADA (Aerolineas de Antioquia) is a scheduled regional and domestic, passenger and cargo services based in Medillin

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ADAC Luftrettung   

1970* - dateGermany

^ Comments : ADAC Luftrettung offers medical rescue services

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Adagold Aviation   

1992* - dateAustralia

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Ad-Astral Aviation   

2006* - dateAustralia

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Addey Taxi Aereo   

1992* - dateBrazil

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ADI Aerodynamics   

2011* - dateUSA

^ Comments : ADI Aerodynamics operates Embraer ERJ 145 aircraft on charter services

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ADI Charter Services   

1959* - dateUSA

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Adlair Aviation   

1984 - dateCanada

^ Comments : Adlair Aviation was founded in 1983 to provide charter service to communities in the Kitikmeot Region, NWT

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Adler Aviation   

1996 - dateCanada

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Adria Airways   

1986 - dateSlovenia

^ Comments : Adria Airways was formed on 14Mar1961 & operations started on 30Jun1961 as Adria Airways, renamed to Inex in 1968 and back to Adria again in 1986

^ Genealogy : Adria Airways >Inex Adria Airways >Adria Airways

Adriafly   

2016 - dateGermany

^ Comments : Adriafly is offering charter flights from Switzerland and Germany to Kosovo and Macedonia

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Advance Air   

2012 - dateGermany

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Advance Aviation   

2007 - dateThailand

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Advanced Air   

2016* - dateUSA

^ Comments : Advanced Air is a Hawthorne Airport based charter carrier

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Adventure Air   

2002* - dateCanada

^ Comments : Adventure Air was formed in 2002

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Aegean Airlines (Aeroporia Aigaiou)  updated

2002 - dateGreece

^ Comments : AEGEAN AIRLINES was renamed from AEGEAN CRONUS AIRLINES after the full integration of the two airlines. ACA was the name given to the merged AEGEAN AIRLINES and CRONUS AIRLINES in 2001. Scheduled and charter services from Athens and Thessaloniki to various destinations

^ Genealogy : Aegean Aviation >Aegean Airlines + Cronus Airlines =>Aegean Cronus Airline >Aegean Airlines

Aeolian Airlines   

2011 - dateGreece

^ Comments : Aeolian Airlines was founded in Feb2011 and commenced operations in Mar2011

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Aeolus Air   

2012 - dateGambia

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Aer Arann Islands  updated

1970 - dateIreland

^ Comments : Aer Arann Islands was formed in 1970 by James Coen and Ralph Langan & began operations in Aug1970 (Scheduled and charter domestic passenger airline serving the Aran Islands from Connemara Regional Airport)

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Aer Lingus (Irish International)   

1936 - dateIreland

^ Comments : AER LINGUS was formed on 15Apr1936 & first service was on 27May1936. Originally the domestic side of the airline with AER RIANTE and AERLINTE EIREANN TEORANTE handling the international. Both airlines were integrated in in 1970. The airline formed AER LINGUS COMMUTER in1984 and integrated it back in 2001. First European operator of F27 aircraft. International and regional passenger and cargo airline

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Aer Lingus Regional   

2010 - dateIreland

^ Comments : Aer Lingus Regional was founded on 26Jan2010 & commenced operations on 28Mar2010

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AerCaribe   

2006* - dateColombia

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AerCaribe Perú   

2015* - datePeru

^ Comments : AerCaribe Perú was incorporated in 2011, AOC was issued on 04Jan2013

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Aereo Ruta Maya   

2005* - dateGuatemala

^ Comments : Aereo Ruta Maya was founded in 1997

^ Genealogy : Jungle Flying Tours >Aereo Ruta Maya

Aéreo Servicio Guerrero   

1997* - dateMexico

^ Comments : Aéreo Servicio Guerrero is a regional airline founded in 1997, based in the Hermosillo International Airport

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Aero - Mapiex Aero   

1985 - datePanama

^ Comments : Aero - Mapiex Aero was founded in 1981, selling of expendable/spare parts for the local aeronautical market. In 1985, Mapiex started managing commercial charter flights

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Aero (AeroContractors)   

2002 - dateNigeria

^ Comments : Aero (AeroContractors) was founded in 1958 & operations started on 30Jun1959 as Aero Contractors of Nigeria. Scheduled services, air taxi and charter services largely in support of Nigeria's oil industry out of Port Harcourt Airport, Ceased operations on 01Sep2016 but resumed commercial operations as of 22Dec2016, airline Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Captain Fola Akinkuotu announced

^ Genealogy : Aero (AeroContractors) >Aero (AeroContractors)

Aero Cambodia  added

2011* - dateCambodia

^ Comments : Aero Cambodia operates passenger charter services out of Phnom Penh Pochentong International (PNH)

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Aero Charter   

1979* - dateUSA

^ Comments : Aero Enterprises, Inc. is founded by John J. Morgenthaler, Sr. in 1996. Aero Charter acquired Aero Enterprises in 1979

^ Genealogy : Aero Enterprises >>Aero Charter

Aero Charter   

1997 - dateUkraine

^ Comments : Aero Charter is a Boryspil International Airport based charter, international, regional, domestic, passenger & cargo carrier

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Aero Controls   

2000* - dateUSA

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Aero Davinci Internacional   

1997 - dateMexico

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Aero Equipment Aviation   

2012 - datePhilippines

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Aero Gorda   

2015* - dateUS_Virgin_Islands

^ Comments : Aero Gorda is based in St. Thomas. The airline was founded by pilot Neville Braithwaite and his son who also run their small airline

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Aero Jet Services   

2000* - dateUSA

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Aero Mongolia (Air Mongolia)   

2003 - dateMongolia

^ Comments : Aero Mongolia was founded in 2002 & operations started on 25May2003. Domestic and regional services. Subsiduary of MIAT. Operations stopped for safety reasons in 2007 but later resumed operations

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Aero Owen   

2014 - dateMexico

^ Comments : Aero Owen commenced operations in Jun2014 using an single EMB-120

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Aero VIP   

1990 - datePortugal

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Aero4M   

2012 - dateSlovenia

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Aeroandina   

2002* - dateChile

^ Comments : Aeroandina was founded in 2002

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Aerobell Air Charter   

1988* - dateCosta_Rica

^ Comments : Aerobell Air Charter was founded in 1988. Local and international private charter services

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Aerobratsk   

2002* - dateRussia

^ Comments : Aerobratsk was formed as the Aeroflot Bratsk division in 1967. Renamed to Bratsk Avia and then Bratsk Avia Enterprise before current name

^ Genealogy : Aeroflot Bratsk division >Bratsk Avia >Bratsk Avia Enterprise >Aerobratsk

Aerocardal   

1991 - dateChile

^ Comments : Aerocardal was formed in 1989 & operations started on 30Jun1991. International and domestic passenger charter airline based at Santiago International Airport. Changed to VIP and EMS flights only in 2004

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AeroCaribe de Honduras (Honduras Air)   

2009 - dateHonduras

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Aerocord   

1966* - dateChile

^ Comments : Aerocord was founded in 1966 & is a charter carrier based at Puerto Montt El Tepual International (PMC)

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Aerocuahonte  added

2009* - dateMexico

^ Comments : Aerocuahonte is a Do228 operator out of Uruapan Licenciado y General Ignacio López Rayón (UPN)

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Aerodan   

1994* - dateMexico

^ Comments : Aerodan was formed in 1994 as a cargo carrier. It id based at Saltillo Plan de Guadelupe International (SLW)

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Aerodavinci   

1997 - dateMexico

^ Comments : Aero DaVinci Internacional is an airline based in Reynosa, Tamaulipas. It has been in operation since 1997 and operates air taxi, cargo and charter services

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Aerodiana   

2008* - datePeru

^ Comments : Aerodiana was formed in 2008

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Aero-Dienst (AeroDienst)   

1958 - dateGermany

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AeroDomca (Aeronaves Dominicana)   

1980 - dateDominican_Republic

^ Comments : AeroDomca was formed & started operations in 1980

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AeroEjectiva   

2005 - dateChile

^ Comments : AeroEjecutiva is a small charter airline based at Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport, Santiago

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Aeroeste  updated

1994* - dateBolivia

^ Comments : Aeroeste was founded in 1994 & is based at El Trompillo Airport, in the south part of Santa Cruz

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Aeroflot Plus   

2007* - dateRussia

^ Comments : Aeroflot Plus was formed in 2007 for Executive charter services within Russia

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Aeroflot Russian Airlines   

2000 - dateRussia

^ Comments : Aeroflot Russian Airlines was formed as Dobrolyot (Dobrolet) but changed to Dobroflot after absorbing the Ukranian company Ukrvozdukhput

^ Genealogy : Dobrolet >Dobroflot >Aeroflot >Aeroflot Russian International Airlines >Aeroflot Russian Airlines

Aero-Fret Business  updated

2003* - dateRepublic_of_Congo

^ Comments : Aero-Fret Business was formed in 2003

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Aerogaviota   

1994 - dateCuba

^ Comments : Aerogaviota was founded by the Cuban Army in 1994 as Empresa de Aviacion & operations started on 30Jun1994

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Aerogem Aviation   

2004 - dateGhana

^ Comments : Aerogem Aviation was founded in 2000 as Aerogem Cargo

^ Genealogy : Aerogem Cargo >Aerogem Aviation

AeroGeo   

2005* - dateRussia

^ Comments : AeroGeo was founded in 2005

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Aerogryf   

1990* - datePoland

^ Comments : Aerogryf was formed in 1990 offering a range of operations including agricultural and cargo services

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Aerohein   

2012* - dateChile

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AeroJet (Ukraine)   

2013* - dateUkraine

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Aero-Kamov   

1994* - dateRussia

^ Comments : Aero-Kamov was formed in 1994 & operates a fleet of Kamov helicopters for aerial work

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Aerokuzbass   

1999 - dateRussia

^ Comments : Aerokuzbass was formed as Novokuznetsky United Air Traffic Unit in 1952 and renamed to NovokuznetskyAvia State Enterprise in 1991

^ Genealogy : Novokuznetsky United Air Traffic Unit >NovokuznetskyAvia State Enterprise >Aerokuznetsk Joint Stock Company >Aerokuzbass

Aerolimousine   

1998* - dateRussia

^ Comments : Aerolimousine was formed in 1998

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Aerolineas Argentinas  updated

1950 - dateArgentina

^ Comments : Aerolineas Argentinas was formed on 14May1949 by the unification of Zonda, Aeroposta Argentina SA ALFA (Avacion del Litoral Fluvial Argentino) and FAMA (Flota Aerea Mercante Argentina) which connected the Argentine Republic from the early 1930s. Commenced operations on 07Dec1950. Regular services of Aerolineas Argentinas between Buenos Aires and Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia), with stops in Cordoba and Salta, was inaugurated on 27Jan1953. Flag carrier of Argentina and is an international and regional passenger and cargo airline

^ Genealogy : Zonda + Aeroposta Argentina + ALFA + FAMA =>Aerolineas Argentinas

Aerolineas Ejecutivas   

1980 - dateMexico

^ Comments : Aerolineas Ejecutivas was established in 1968 as an air taxi operator, originally named Aerotaxis de México. In 1980, the airline was renamed as Aerolíneas Ejecutivas and commenced to operate charters and VIP services

^ Genealogy : Aerotaxis de Mexico >Aerolineas Ejecutivas

Aerolineas Marcos   

1980* - dateVenezuela

^ Comments : Aerolineas Marcos was founded in 1980

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Aerolíneas Mas   

2005 - dateDominican_Republic

^ Comments : Aerolíneas Mas was founded in 2005 & started operations as a charter airline

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Aerolineas SOSA   

1984 - dateHonduras

^ Comments : Aerolineas SOSA was formed in 1984 & operations started on 30Jun1984

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AeroLink Uganda   

2012 - dateUganda

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AeroLogic   

2009 - dateGermany

^ Comments : AeroLogic was formed in 2007. DHL Express/Lufthansa Cargo joint venture based in Leipzig

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Aeromaan   

2002 - dateMexico

^ Comments : Aeromaan is based in San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí & was established in 2002 by a group of investors and began operations in Jun2002

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Aeromapa Brasil   

1998* - dateBrazil

^ Comments : Aeromapa Brasil was founded in 1998

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Aeromar   

1990* - dateMexico

^ Comments : Aeromar was established on 29Jan1987 and started operations on 05Nov1987 as Transportes Aeromar

^ Genealogy : Transportes Aerom >Aeromar

Aeromas   

1983 - dateUruguay

^ Comments : Aeromas was formed in 1983

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Aeromaster Airways   

1989 - dateEcuador

^ Comments : Aeromaster Airways was formed in 1989

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Aeromet   

1999* - dateChile

^ Comments : Aeromet operates out of Santiago de Chile Arturo Merino Benítez International (SCL)

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AeroMexico   

1988 - dateMexico

^ Comments : AeroMexico was founded on 14Sep1934 by Antonio Diaz Lombardo & commenced operations as Aerovias de Mexico on 15Sep1934. Acquired TRANSPORTES AEREOS de PACIFICO in 1940, TAXI AEREO de OAXACA in 1943 and LINEAS AEREAS JESUS SARABIA in 1944. Also acquired was LAMSA in 1952, Aerovias REFORMA in 1954, AEROLINEAS MEXICANAS and TRANS MAR de CORTES in 1960, Aerovias GUEST in 1961. Commenced operations with current name on 01 October 1988 International and regional passenger and cargo airline

^ Genealogy : Aerovias de Mexico >AeroMexico >Transportes Aéreos Federales >Aeromexico

AeroMéxico Cargo   

2004* - dateMexico

^ Comments : AeroMéxico Cargo had AeroMexpress Cargo merge in in 2004

^ Genealogy : AeroMexpress Cargo >>AeroMéxico Cargo

Aeromexico Connect   

2007 - dateMexico

^ Comments : Aeromexico Connect was formed as Litoral (Servicios Aereos Litoral) in 1988 & operations started on 30Jun1989. AeroLitoral was rebranded as Aeromexico Connect on 22Nov2007. Scheduled, international, regional and domestic passenger carrier providing feeder flights for Mexicana

^ Genealogy : Litoral (Servicios Aereos Litoral) + Aerovias de Poniente =>AeroLitoral >Aeromexico Connect

Aeronautica (Gira Globo Aeronáutica)   

2001 - dateAngola

^ Comments : Aeronautica was formed in 2001

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AeroNav Air Services  updated

1997 - dateKenya

^ Comments : Daily scheduled flights are operated to Ukunda, Mombasa, Malindi, Amboseli and Lamu. The airline also operates charters out of Wilson Airport and Ukunda to other parts of eastern and central Africa.

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Aeronaves TSM   

1994 - dateMexico

^ Comments : Aeronaves TSM is based in Saltillo, Mexico. Founded in 1995 & started operations the same year, and operates both chartered flights and cargo operations

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Aeronexus Corporate   

2002* - dateSouth_Africa

^ Comments : Aeronexus Corporate was formed in 2002 by Sven Petersen and Gavin Harrison

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Aeronorte   

2008* - datePortugal

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Aeronova   

1996 - dateSpain

^ Comments : Aeronova was founded in 1996. Valencia based cargo and passenger charter carrier

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AeroPacifico (Aeroservicios de la Costa)   

2002 - dateMexico

^ Comments : AeroPacifico was formed in 2000 & started operations in May2002

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Aeroparaguaná   

2013 - dateVenezuela

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Aero-Pioneer of Africa   

2015* - dateUganda

^ Comments : Aero-Pioneer of Africa (APA) is a wholly owned subsidiary and the operating arm of the Aero-Pioneer Group

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Aeropostal (Alas de Venezuela)  updated

1960 - dateVenezuela

^ Comments : Aeropostal was founded as Cie Générale Aéropostale on 03Jul1929. Renamed to Linea Aerea Venezolana (LAV) on 01Jan1935, when the Venezuelan Government took over the assets of French Cie Générale Aéropostale. Acquired TACA de VENEZUELA and it was fully absorbed in 1958. Ceased operations in 1994 but restarted in 1997. International flights to the USA started in 1998. Scheduled domestic and international passenger carrier. Acquired Sol Air in 2004. Scheduled domestic and international passenger carrier

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

AeroRescate   

2016* - dateChile

^ Comments : AeroRescate is an ambulance helicopter company with more than 1,000 aeromedical evacuations performed throughout the country with zero accidents [Aerovias DAP was formed in 1979 & operations started on 30Jun1979. The name, DAP is the acronym of its creator, Domingo Andrés Pivcevic. It operates charter and schedule flights, based in Punta Arenas. The DAP group is a consortium formed by Aerovías DAP, AeroRescate, Aerovías DAP, Antarctic Airways, DAP Antarctica, DAP Helicópeteros and Mineral Airways]

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Aero-Service   

2010* - dateRussia

^ Comments : Aero-Service is charter airline based in Makhachkala which operated regular flights until Jun2012. Now solely operates flights for aerial work as of Jul2012

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Aero-Service (Aero Service)   

1967 - dateRepublic_of_Congo

^ Comments : Aero-Service was founded & started operations as an air freight transport department of a frozen food company in 1967, it later became independent

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Aeroservis Chita  added

2016* - dateRussia

^ Comments : Aeroservis Chita is an 'Active' scheduled passenger carrier based at Chita (HTA)

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Aero-Smith   

2000* - dateUSA

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Aerospace Consortium International  added

1998* - dateKenya

^ Comments : Aerospace Consortium International is an air licensed private owned Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO) based operator airline established in 1998 for the express purpose of providing a professional, cost-effective alternative to the airfreight community for domestic as well as regional consignments

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Aerostar   

1997 - dateUkraine

^ Comments : Aerostar started operations on 18Aug1997 and operates charter flights within Ukraine and to neighbouring CIS countries. Its main base is Kiev-Zhulyany Airport

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AeroStar Taxi Aereo   

1995* - dateBrazil

^ Comments : AeroStar Taxi Aereo was founded in 1995

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Aerosucre   

1969 - dateColombia

^ Comments : Aerosucre operations started on 30Jun1969

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Aerosynchro Aviation   

2007 - dateSweden

^ Comments : IBA (International Business Air) was established and started operations in 1983 as an air-taxi operator. Rebranded as Aerosynchro Aviation

^ Genealogy : IBA (International Business Air) >Aerosynchro Aviation

Aerotécnica   

1951* - dateVenezuela

^ Comments : Aerotécnica was formed in 1951

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Aerotrans Cargo   

2012 - dateMoldova

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Aerotucan  updated

2003* - dateMexico

^ Comments : Aerotucan operated a 13-passenger Cessna Caravan and offered service between Puerto Escondido and Oaxaca and between Huatulco and Oaxaca

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AeroUnion (Aerotransporte de Carga Union)   

2001 - dateMexico

^ Comments : AeroUnion was founded on 05Mar1998 & started operations on 15Jul2001. International and regional cargo carrier.

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Aerovias DAP (DAP Airways)   

1979 - dateChile

^ Comments : Aerovias DAP was formed in 1979 & operations started on 30Jun1979. The name, DAP is the acronym of its creator, Domingo Andrés Pivcevic. It operates charter and schedule flights, based in Punta Arenas. The DAP group is a consortium formed by Aerovías DAP, AeroRescate, Aerovías DAP, Antarctic Airways, DAP Antarctica, DAP Helicópeteros and Mineral Airways

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AeroVis Airlines   

2003 - dateUkraine

^ Comments : AeroVis Airlines offers regional and international charter services. Formed in 2003

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Aerovista Gulf Express   

1999 - dateUAE

^ Comments : Aerovista Gulf Express was founded in 1999

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Aexpa (Aeroexpreso del Pacifico)   

2008* - dateColombia

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Afghan Jet International   

2014 - dateUAE

^ Comments : Afghan Jet International was founded in 2013 & commenced operations on 12Apr2014 and served domestic destinations from its base at Hamid Karzai International Airport

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Africa Charter Airlines   

2009* - dateSouth_Africa

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Africa Safari Air   

2013 - dateUganda

^ Comments : Africa Safari Air offers wildlife tours since 2013

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Africa West Cargo   

1997 - dateTogo

^ Comments : Africa West Cargo was formed in 1997 & operations started on 30Jun1997 providing cargo charter services from Lome

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Africa World Airlines   

2012 - dateGhana

^ Comments : Africa World Airlines received its AOC on 04Mar2011 & launched services on 21Sep2012

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Africa-Air Charter   

2010* - dateSouth_Africa

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African Air Services Commuter   

2007* - dateDR_Congo

^ Comments : African Air Services Commuter was founded in 2007

^ Genealogy :  

African Express Airways (AEA)  updated

1999 - dateKenya

^ Comments : African Express Airways has its roots in Pioneer Airlines but was formed in 1986, starting operations on 15May1986 with the same name. It is based at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. Renamed to Equator Airlines & back. Passenger and cargo airline

^ Genealogy : Pioneer Airlines >African Express Airways >Equator Airlines >African Express Airways

Africa's Connection  updated

2011 - dateSao_Tome

^ Comments : Africa's Connection is a São Tomése based regional and charter company, connecting the islands of São Tomé and Príncipe to the mainland. Regular charter flights are also flown to the mainland, serving destinations in the Congo, Central African Republic, Chad, Cameroon, Nigeria, Gabon, Equatorial Guines and Ghana

^ Genealogy :  

Afrijet Business Service  updated

2004* - dateGabon

^ Comments : Afrijet Business Service was founded in 2004. Afrijet Business Services operates corporate jet charters from its Libreville base.

^ Genealogy :  

Afrijet Chad   

2014 - dateChad

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Afriqiyah Airways   

2001 - dateLibya

^ Comments : Afriqiyah Airways was established in Apr2001 & commenced scheduled services on 01Dec2001

^ Genealogy : Libo Air Cargo >Afriqiyah Airways

Afrique Cargo Services   

2003* - dateSenegal

^ Comments : Afrique Cargo Services was formed in 2003

^ Genealogy :  

Aftrans Aero   

2015* - dateUAE

^ Comments : Dubai based cargo carrier

^ Genealogy :  

AG Air   

2013 - dateChad

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aghalieaku Airways   

2016 - dateSwaziland

^ Comments : Aghalieaku Airways is a cargo airline based at Manzini King Mswati III International (SHO) operating Ilyushin-18D aircraft

^ Genealogy :  

Agroar Carga Aérea   

1992 - datePortugal

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AHS Air International   

2016* - datePakistan

^ Comments : AHS Air International is an Active cargo carrier based at Quaid-e-Azam Jinnah International. Karachi

^ Genealogy :  

Aigle Azur Transports Aeriens   

2001 - dateFrance

^ Comments : Aigle Azur was created by Sylvain Floirat in Apr1946. Reformed as Lucas Aviation then Lucas Aigle Azur. Rebranded back to Aigle Azur. Scheduled passenger and cargo and charter and wet-lease services

^ Genealogy : Aigle Azur >Lucas Aviation >Lucas Aigle Azur >Aigle Azur

Aim Air   

2013 - dateMoldova

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aim Air (African Inland Mission)   

1999* - dateKenya

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air 26  updated

2006 - dateAngola

^ Comments : Air 26 was founded in 2006 & started operation in Sep2006. Domestic scheduled and charter passenger and cargo services. Air 26 Linhas Aereas operates from Luanda Quatro de Fevereiro International Airport providing a domestic schedule and charter service

^ Genealogy :  

Air Algerie (Societe Nationale de Transport et Travail Aerien)   

1962 - dateAlgeria

^ Comments : Air Algérie was founded ion 15Mar1947 as SACA. On 23May1953, it merged with CAT to form CGTA. Following independence from France in 1962 the company became Air Algérie

^ Genealogy : SACA + CAT =>CGTA >Air Algerie

Air Alize   

2009* - dateNew_Caledonia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Alliance Express   

2005 - dateGermany

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Alsie   

1989* - dateDenmark

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Amazonia   

2011 - dateBrazil

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Amder   

2005* - dateMauritania

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air America   

2000* - datePuerto_Rico

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Annobón   

2012 - dateEquatorial_Guinea

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Antilles Express   

2002 - dateGuadeloupe

^ Comments : Air Antilles Express was formed in 2002. Regional carrier linking the Dutch and French Antilles

^ Genealogy :  

Air Arabia (Al Arabiya Airline)   

2003 - dateUAE

^ Comments : Air Arabia was founded on 03Feb2003 & commenced operations on 28Oct2003. The national carrier of Sharjah offering low cost services

^ Genealogy :  

Air Arabia Egypt   

2010 - dateEgypt

^ Comments : Air Arabia Egypt secured it operating license from the Egyptian authorities on the 22May2010 & began commercial operations on 01Jun2010. The airline is based at Alexandria's Borg El Arab Airport

^ Genealogy :  

Air Arabia Jordan   

2015 - dateJordan

^ Comments : Air Arabia Jordan was restarted on 18May2015 after rename from Petra Airlines

^ Genealogy : Petra Airlines >Air Arabia Jordan

Air Arabia Maroc   

2009 - dateMorocco

^ Comments : Air Arabia Maroc was founded as Regional Air Lines in 1996. Officially rebranded on 29Apr2009 & started operations on 06May2009

^ Genealogy : Regional Air Lines >Air Arabia Maroc

Air Archipels   

1996 - dateFrench_Polynesia

^ Comments : Air Archipels operations started on 15Jul1996. Charter services in Tahiti and nearby Islands. Had Air Moorea merge in

^ Genealogy : Air Moorea >>Air Archipels

Air Arctic   

2007* - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Astana  updated

2002 - dateKazakhstan

^ Comments : Air Astana was formed by BAE Systems and the Kazakhstan Government for domestic services in 2001. Launched international services to Dubai on 15May2002. Took over the services of Air Kazakstan when it ceased operating

^ Genealogy :  

Air Atlanta Icelandic   

1986 - dateIceland

^ Comments : Air Atlanta Icelandic was formed by Cpt. Arngrimur Johannsson and his wife in 1986 & operations started on 30Jun1986

^ Genealogy : >Air Atlanta Icelandic

Air Atlantique  updated

1994 - dateUK

^ Comments : AIR ATLANTIQUE was formed & began operations as an air taxi operator in Jersey as GENERAL AVIATION SERVICES in 1969. Renamed to AIR ATLANTIQUE in 1977 upon launching DC3 charter work. Moved to Coventry Airport in 1985. Renemed to AIR CORBIERE from 1990 to 1994. Now operates vintage aircraft only with Air Atlantic Express handling the passenger and cargo services

^ Genealogy : General Aviation Services >Air Corbiere >Air Atlantique

Air Austral   

1990 - dateReunion

^ Comments : Air Austral was formed as Reunion Air Service in 1974 & started operations on 15Mar1975. Renamed to Air Reunion in 1986. Started operations as Air Austral in Nov1990

^ Genealogy : Reunion Air Service >Air Reunion >Air Austral

Air Bagan   

2004 - dateMyanmar

^ Comments : Air Bagan was formed in 2004 & operations started on 15Nov2004

^ Genealogy :  

Air Bali   

1999* - dateIndonesia

^ Comments : Air Bali was formed in 1999

^ Genealogy :  

Air Bellevue   

1970* - dateCanada

^ Comments : Air Bellevue was formed in 1970

^ Genealogy :  

Air Born   

2011* - dateIndonesia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Botswana   

1972 - dateBotswana

^ Comments : Air Botswana was founded on 02Jul1972 by presidential decree to succeed Botswana Airways. Operations started on 01Aug1972. Scheduled domestic and regional airline that is the national airline of Botswana

^ Genealogy :  

Air Bravo   

2001* - dateCanada

^ Comments : Air Bravo was founded in 2001 as a small, one aircraft air service in Northern Ontario

^ Genealogy :  

Air Bucharest   

2010 - dateRomania

^ Comments : Air Bucharest was founded in 2010 & started operations on 03Jul2010

^ Genealogy :  

Air Burkina  updated

1985 - dateBurkina_Faso

^ Comments : Air Burkina was established under the name Air Volta on 17Mar1967. Operations started 30Jun1967. Renamed in 1985 when country changed name. National airline of Burkino Faso. Scheduled regional and commenced international flights in late 2004

^ Genealogy : Air Volta >Air Burkina

Air Busan   

2008 - dateSouth_Korea

^ Comments : Air Busan was established in Aug2007 & started operations on 27Oct2008 as Busan International Air. Busan based regional carrier

^ Genealogy : Busan International Air >Air Busan

Air Cab   

1987* - dateCanada

^ Comments : Air Cab was formed in 1987

^ Genealogy :  

Air Cairo  updated

2003 - dateEgypt

^ Comments : Air Cairo was founded in 2003. Its main base is Cairo International Airport. The airline is the low fare subsidiary of EgyptAir which operates scheduled flights to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Jordan in the middle east, and inclusive tour flights to Egypt from Europe

^ Genealogy :  

Air Caledonie   

1968 - dateNew_Caledonia

^ Comments : Transpac was formed on 09Dec1954 & started operations on 28Sep1955. Became Air Caledonie on 01Jan1968

^ Genealogy : Transpac >Air Caledonie

Air Canada   

1964 - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Canada

Air Canada Cargo   

2001* - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Canada Express   

2011 - dateCanada

^ Comments : Air Canada merged Canadian Airlines’s former regional operations, flown by Air BC, Air Nova, Canadian Regional and Air Ontario into Air Canada Jazz on 01Jan2001. Air Canada launched Jazz after renaming it from Air Canada Regional on 27Mar2002. Operations started on 30Jun2001. Air Canada Express replaced Jazz on 01Jun2011. Air Canada Express launched services on 01May2011, and officially replaced Jazz as the brand applied to all regional services on 01Jun2011

^ Genealogy :  

Air Canada Jetz   

2001 - dateCanada

^ Comments : Air Canada Jetz was formed by Air Canada to transport sports teams. Formed & started operations on 31Oct2001

^ Genealogy :  

Air Canada rouge   

2013 - dateCanada

^ Comments : Air Canada rouge was officially launched on 19Dec2012 and began services on 01Jul2013

^ Genealogy :  

Air Caraibes   

2000 - dateGuadeloupe

^ Comments : Air Caraibes was formed & commenced operations in Jul2000 from the merger of Air Guadeloupe with it's subsiduaries, Air Martinique, Air Saint Martin and Air Saint Barthelemy

^ Genealogy : Air Guadeloupe + Air Martinique + Air Saint Barthélémy + Air Saint Martin =>Air Caraïbes

Air Caraibes Atlantique   

2003 - dateGuadeloupe

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Caraïbes Simply   

2016 - dateGuadeloupe

^ Comments : Air Caraïbes launched Simply on 11Mar2016. it is a new brand dedicated to regional activity, to relaunch the inter-island traffic in the Caribbean

^ Genealogy :  

Air Cargo Carriers   

1986 - dateUSA

^ Comments : Air Cargo Carriers was founded in 1986 by Jim Germek & operations started on 30Jun1986

^ Genealogy :  

Air Cargo Express   

1995* - dateUSA

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Cargo Mongolia   

2013 - dateMongolia

^ Comments : Air Cargo Mongolia is a cargo airline that was founded in Aug2012

^ Genealogy :  

Air Chang'an  added

2016 - dateChina

^ Comments : Chang'an Airlines was founded on 11Apr1992 & started operations on 01Jun1993 as Dapeng Airlines. Renamed to Air Changan Airlines. Grand China Air was formed on 29Nov2007 under the initiative of the HNA group's largest operational entity. Shanxi Airlines was an airline based in Taiyuan in the People's Republic of China. It operated scheduled domestic passenger services. On 29Nov2007, it merged with China Xinhua Airlines and Chang’an Airlines to form Grand China Air. After receiving its air operator's certificate in Apr2016. Air Chang'an resumed operations as an independent airline on 09May2016

^ Genealogy : Dapeng Airlines >Air Changan Airlines (ACA) >Chang'an Airlines + Shanxi Airlines + China Xinhua Airlines =>Grand China Air <Chang'an Airlines >Air Changan

Air Chathams   

1986 - dateNew_Zealand

^ Comments : In Oct1984 Air Chathams founders Craig & Marion Emeny purchased a Cessna 337 to fly fish from Pitt Island. Operations started on 30Jun1986. Commuter airline operating scheduled passenger flights from Chatham Islands to New Zealand's North and South Islands.

^ Genealogy : Kiwi Regional Airlines >>Air Chathams

Air China   

1988 - dateChina

^ Comments : CAAC (formed on 02Nov1949) took over the operations of SKOGA (established on 01Jul1950) a joint Soviet-Communist China airline on 01Jan1955. On 01Jul1988 CAAC was split into the separate divisions and each one given it's own name (Air China (which inherited the IATA and ICAO code of the original CAAC), China Southwest Airlines (merged with Air China in 2002, originally based in Chengdu) China Eastern Airlines (based in Shanghai) China Northwest Airlines (merged with China Eastern in 2002, originally based in Xi'an) China Southern Airlines (based in Guangzhou) China Northern Airlines (merged with China Southern in 2003, originally based in Shenyang). Air China was the Beijing based international division. Absorbed Inner Mongolian Airlines in 1995 and integrated China Southwest Airlines and Zhejiang Airlines in in 2003

^ Genealogy : SKOGA +>CAAC >Air China

Air China Cargo   

2003 - dateChina

^ Comments : Air China Cargo was formerly the cargo department of Air China. Rebranded on 03May2003

^ Genealogy :  

Air China Inner Mongolia   

2014 - dateChina

^ Comments : Air China Inner Mongolia was launched with start-up capital of Yuan 1bn on 23Aug2012

^ Genealogy :  

Air Choice One   

2006* - dateUSA

^ Comments : Air Choice One was founded in 1979 as the Multi-Aero Corporation a family owned and operated business since its inception

^ Genealogy : Multi-Aero >Air Choice One

Air Class Lineas Aereas (VIP Air)   

1997 - dateUruguay

^ Comments : Air Class Lineas Aereas (VIP Air) is a regional passenger charter carrier out of Montevideo that began as an air taxi operator. Formed in 1996

^ Genealogy :  

Air Colombia   

1992* - dateColombia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Congo   

2008 - dateRepublic_of_Congo

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Congo International >Air Congo

Air Corsica  updated

2010 - dateFrance

^ Comments : Air Corsica was established on 01Jan1989 & operations started on 15Jun1990 as Compagnie Corse Mediterranee. Renamed to CCM in late 2000 & to Air Corsica on 14Oct2010

^ Genealogy : Compagnie Corse Mediterranee >CCM Airlines >Air Corsica

Air Corviglia   

2013* - dateSwitzerland

^ Comments : Air Corviglia, a private airline, located in Samedam just outside of St. Moritz

^ Genealogy :  

Air Costa Rica  updated

2017 - dateCosta_Rica

^ Comments : Air Costa Rica was rebranded from Tica Air International (2014-2014). It commenced operations with its maiden commercial flight on 10Feb2017

^ Genealogy : Tica Air International >Air Costa Rica

Air Côte d'Ivoire  updated

2012 - dateIvory_Coast

^ Comments : Air Côte d'Ivoire was set up on 15May2012 as the government owned replacement of Air Ivoire, which ceased operations in Mar2011 and was reported to have been liquidated in August 2011. Started African regional services from Abidjan on 12Nov2012

^ Genealogy :  

Air Creebec   

1982 - dateCanada

^ Comments : Air Creebec started operations 01Jul1982

^ Genealogy :  

Air Direct-Connect   

2011 - dateKenya

^ Comments : Air Direct-Connect was renamed from D-Connection (2010-2011)

^ Genealogy : D-Connection >Air Direct-Connect

Air Djibouti   

2015 - dateDjibouti

^ Comments : Djibouti government approved the creation of a national airline to start in late 2015 & started operations in Aug2015

^ Genealogy :  

Air Do   

1998 - dateJapan

^ Comments : Air Do was founded on 11Nov1996 & operations started 20Dec1998 as Hokkaido International Airlines, Renamed to Air Do in Oct2012. Domestic airline operating low cost services between Tokyo and Sappora

^ Genealogy : Hokkaido International Airlines >Air Do

Air Dolomiti   

1991 - dateItaly

^ Comments : Air Dolomiti was established on 30Dec1989 by the Linee Aeree Europee & operations started 15Jan1991. Trieste based regional scheduled airline

^ Genealogy :  

Air Engiadina   

2006* - dateSwitzerland

^ Comments : Air Engiadina was founded 04Feb2006

^ Genealogy :  

Air Europa   

1986 - dateSpain

^ Comments : Air Europa was founded on 17Feb1984 as Air España. Launched IT charter services on 21Nov1986 with a flight from London Gatwick to Tenerife

^ Genealogy : Air Espania >Air Europa

Air Europa Express   

2016 - dateSpain

^ Comments : Palma de Mallorca Son Sant Joan based Air Europa Express began commercial flights on 11Jan2016

^ Genealogy :  

Air Excel   

1998 - dateTanzania

^ Comments : Air Excel was formed in 1997. Air Excel became operational in 1998 and operates charters within Tanzania and to neighbouring countries

^ Genealogy :  

Air Express Algeria   

2002 - dateAlgeria

^ Comments : Air Express Algeria was founded in 2002 with domestic services and support for the oil industry

^ Genealogy :  

Air Fiordland   

1984* - dateNew_Zealand

^ Comments : Air Fiordland was formed in 1984

^ Genealogy :  

Air Flamenco   

1998* - datePuerto_Rico

^ Comments : Air Flamenco traces its history to Flamenco Airways which was founded in 1976 by Mr. Rubén Torres. Grounded by FAA in 1998 & assets taken by Air Flameno

^ Genealogy : Flamenco Airways +>Air Flamenco

Air France  updated

1933 - dateFrance

^ Comments : AIR FRANCE was formed by a merger of 5 airlines on 07Oct1933 (CGTA (Founded in 1919), CIDNA (Cie International de Navigation Aerienne), AIR-UNION, AIR-ORIENT and AEROPOSTALE. Also acqired the assets of Cie General Aeropostale in the same year. Rationalised in 1948 along with AIR BLANC and AIR FRANCE TRANSATLANTIQUE to form the modern AIR FRANCE. On 12 January 1990, the operations of all government owned airlines, Air France, Air Inter, Air Charter and UTA, were merged into the Air France Group. AIR FRANCE EUROPE was integrated into the parent company in 1997. Launch customer for Caravelle in 1959, A300-B2 in 1974, A320 in 1988 and A340-300 in 1993. International and regional passenger and cargo airline

^ Genealogy : Air Orient + Air Union + Compagnie Générale Aéropostale + CIDNA + SGTA =>Air France

Air France Cargo   

2001* - dateFrance

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Freight NZ   

1989 - dateNew_Zealand

^ Comments : Air Freight NZ was formed in 1989 & started operations on 15Jul1989. Scheduled and charter cargo airline mainly small parcels

^ Genealogy :  

Air Frontier  updated

2004* - dateAustralia

^ Comments : Air Frontier is still active in 2017

^ Genealogy :  

Air Georgia   

2015* - dateGeorgia

^ Comments : Air Georgia is a business & private Charter based at Tbilisi Lochini (TBS)

^ Genealogy :  

Air Georgian   

1994 - dateCanada

^ Comments : Air Georgian operations started on 30Jun1994. Charter passenger and cargo carrier but also dba Ontario Regional Airlines and Air Alliance

^ Genealogy :  

Air Ghana   

2013 - dateGhana

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Glaciers   

1965* - dateSwitzerland

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Go Airlines   

2013 - dateEgypt

^ Comments : Air Go Airlines was founded in 2013 & operations started on 05Dec2013 with Cairo Int'l to Beiru

^ Genealogy :  

Air Go Airlines Bulgaria   

2011 - dateBulgaria

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Grand Canyon   

1979 - dateUSA

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Greenland  updated

2002 - dateGreenland

^ Comments : Air Greenland was founded by SAS and the mining company Kryolitelskabet as GREENLANDAIR in 1960. Renamed to current name in 2002. Scheduled, charter, international, regional, domestic passenger and cargo airline operating out of Nuuk

^ Genealogy : Greenlandair >Air Greenland

Air Guilin   

2016 - dateChina

^ Comments : Air Guilin has its origins in Guangxi Airlines, formed in 2013. Renamed Guilin Airlines in 2014 & commenced operations on 25Jun2016

^ Genealogy : Guangxi Airlines >Guilin Airlines >Air Guilin

Air Guyane  added

2016 - dateGuyana

^ Comments : Air Guyane Express operations started 15Jun2002, taking over the operations of the former Air Guyane. It was rebranded back to Air Guyane in 2016. Scheduled flights within French Guiana and charter operations to neighbouring customers

^ Genealogy :  

Air Hamburg   

2005* - dateGermany

^ Comments : Air Hamburg was founded in 2005

^ Genealogy :  

Air Highnesses   

2008 - dateArmenia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Himalayas   

2009* - dateIndia

^ Comments : Air Himalayas was formed in 2009 offering air transportation services like Charter services, package tours, adventure tours, heli ski etc..

^ Genealogy :  

Air Hong Kong  updated

1988 - dateHong_Kong

^ Comments : Air Hong Kong was formed in Nov1986 & commenced cargo operations on 04Feb1988. Scheduled services began in 1989. Launch customer for the A.300-600F

^ Genealogy :  

Air Horizont   

2015 - dateSpain

^ Comments : Air Horizont started operations on 06Jun2015

^ Genealogy :  

Air Iceland Connect  added

2017 - dateIceland

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Norðurflug >Flugfélag Norðurlands >Air Iceland >Air Iceland Connect

Air Incheon   

2013 - dateSouth_Korea

^ Comments : Air Incheon was founded in 2012 as a cargo carrrier

^ Genealogy :  

Air Independence   

1998* - dateGermany

^ Comments : Air Independence was founded in 1998 as a aerospace company in the field of private and business aviation with its headquarters in Munich

^ Genealogy :  

Air Independence   

2015* - dateAustria

^ Comments : Air Independence appears to belong to she same parent as the German airline of the same name

^ Genealogy :  

Air India  updated

1962 - dateIndia

^ Comments : AIR INDIA was formed as the Aviation Department of Tata Sons in Jul1932 as the first commercial airline set up by Indians with local money and personnel. Opened the first airmail route in India, between Karachi & Madras on 15Oct1932. renamed to Tata Air Services in 1938 & shortly after to Tata Air Lines. It converted to a public Company and was renamed Air India Limited on 29Jul1946) Renamed to AIR-INDIA INTERNATIONAL in 1948 and AIR INDIA in 1962. In 2007, INDIAN AIRLINES, India's domestic airline merged in. International and regional passenger and cargo airline that is India's flag carrier

^ Genealogy : Tata Sons >Tata Air Services >Tata Airlines >Air India >Air-India International >Air India

Air India Charters   

1971* - dateIndia

^ Comments : Air-India Charters was formed, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Air India, on 09Sep1971

^ Genealogy :  

Air India Express  updated

2005 - dateIndia

^ Comments : Air India Express was founded in 2004 & the first flight of Air India Express (Air India’s budget airline) on 29Apr2005

^ Genealogy :  

Air India Regional   

2007 - dateIndia

^ Comments : Air India Regional started operations on 21Jun1996, a low-cost arm of Indian as Alliance Air

^ Genealogy : Alliance Air >Air India Regional

Air Inter Island   

2003 - dateDominican_Republic

^ Comments : Air Inter Island was founded 15Aug2003 by Martin Maldonado Frómeta

^ Genealogy :  

Air Intersalonika  updated

1998* - dateGreece

^ Comments : Air Intersalonika had its operating license issued in 1998. Air Ambulance/Medevac, Passenger, Sightseeing &Leisure

^ Genealogy :  

Air Inuit   

1978 - dateCanada

^ Comments : Air Inuit was established in 1978 by the Makivik Corporation & operations started on 30Jun1978

^ Genealogy :  

Air Ivanhoe   

1980* - dateCanada

^ Comments : Air Ivanhoe was formed in 1980. Based in Northern Ontario and offered fishing and trips

^ Genealogy :  

Air Japan  updated

2001 - dateJapan

^ Comments : Air Japan was established as World Air Network on 29Jun1990 & started operations on 30Jun1990. Ceased operation in Sep1995. In 2000, World Air Network was renamed Air Japan. Subdiduary of ANA operating low cost international scheduled services.

^ Genealogy : World Air Network >Air Japan

Air Jasper   

1987* - dateCanada

^ Comments : Air Jasper was founded in 1987 & offers sight-seeing tours around Jasper National Park from Jasper/Hinton Airport

^ Genealogy :  

Air Juan  added

2012 - datePhilippines

^ Comments : Air Juan is a scheduled carrier out of Manila Ninoy Aquino International (MNL) starting in 2012

^ Genealogy :  

Air Kasai  updated

1994 - dateDR_Congo

^ Comments : Air Kasai was founded in 1983 as TAC (Transport Aerien Congo). Charter service predominantly to/from Kinshasa

^ Genealogy : TAC (Transport Aerien Congo)(Zaire) >TAZ (Transports Aériens Zairois) >Air Kasai

Air Katanga   

1998* - dateDR_Congo

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air KBZ (Air Kanbawza)   

2011 - dateMyanmar

^ Comments : Air KBZ was formed in 2010 & launched domestic scheduled services from Yangon on 02Apr2011

^ Genealogy : Air Kanbawza >Air KBZ

Air KG   

2015 - dateKyrgyzstan

^ Comments : Air KG commenced operations in 2015

^ Genealogy :  

Air Kiribati  updated

1995 - dateKiribati

^ Comments : Air Kiribati. the national airline of the republic of Kiribati was established after the collapse of the previous national airline Air Tungaru, which had been formed on 31Oct1977. Started operations on 01Apr1995

^ Genealogy :  

Air Koryo   

1992 - dateNorth_Korea

^ Comments : In 1950 SOKAO (Soviet–North Korean Airline) was established as a joint North Korean-Soviet concern to connect Pyongyang with Moscow. Services were suspended during the Korean War, resuming in 1953 as UKAMPS. The state airline was then placed under the control of the Civil Aviation Administration of Korea (CAAK), starting operations on 21Sep1955. It was rebranded to Air Koryo on 28Mar1992. Air Koryo is the state-owned national flag carrier

^ Genealogy : SOKAO (Soviet-North Korean Airline) +>UKAMPS >CAAK >Air Koryo

Air Kyrgyzstan   

2013 - dateKyrgyzstan

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

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

Air Labrador (Labrador Airways)  updated

1983 - dateCanada

^ Comments : Air Labrador was established in 1948 and started operations on 30Jun1948 as Newfoundland Airways, operating out of Gander. Passenger, cargo and charter service from St.John's, Deer Lake, St. Anthony, Goose Bay and Wabush, with connections to 14 coastal Labrador Communities

^ Genealogy : Newfoundland Airways >Air Labrador

Air Lazur   

1996 - dateBulgaria

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Leasing Cameroon   

2005* - dateCameroon

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Leisure   

2014 - dateEgypt

^ Comments : Air Leisure was founded in 2014

^ Genealogy :  

Air Libya   

2009 - dateLibya

^ Comments : Air Libya was established as Air Libya Tibesti in 1996. Introduced a single BAE 146-300 into service with an international charter flight on 17Feb2009

^ Genealogy : Air Libya Tibesti >Air Libya

Air Lift Alaska   

2013* - dateUSA

^ Comments : Air Lift Alaska is licensed by the State of Alaska and the Federal Aviation Administration to provide aircraft passenger and freight service

^ Genealogy :  

Air Link (Airlink)   

1971 - dateAustralia

^ Comments : Air Link was formed and started operations in 1971 as an aircraft charter operation based in Dubbo

^ Genealogy :  

Air Link International Airways   

1984 - datePhilippines

^ Comments : Air Link International Airways operates charter services and a flying school. The airline was established on 10Oct1983 and started operations on 30Jun1984

^ Genealogy :  

Air Loyaute  updated

2002* - dateNew_Caledonia

^ Comments : AIR LOYAUTE was established as AVIAZUR, renamed to AIR AVIA before current name

^ Genealogy : Aviazur >Air Avia >Air Loyaute

Air Lubo (ALK JSC)   

2016 - dateBulgaria

^ Comments : Air Lubo (ALK JSC) was formed in 2012 & started services on 17May2016

^ Genealogy :  

Air Macau   

1995 - dateMacau

^ Comments : Air Macau was established on 13Sep1994 & operated its first service, from Macau to Beijing and Shanghai on 09Nov1995 (Flag carrier for Macau)

^ Genealogy :  

Air Madagascar   

1962 - dateMadagascar

^ Comments : Air Madagascar was formed in Mar1947 by Transports Aériens Intercontinentaux. In Apr1961 the airline was renamed Madair & back to Air Madagascar on 14Oct1962

^ Genealogy : Air Madagascar >Madair >Air Madagascar

Air Majoro  added

2013* - datePeru

^ Comments : Air Majoro is a regional based at Nazca Maria Reiche Neuman (SPZA)

^ Genealogy :  

Air Maleo   

2010 - dateIndonesia

^ Comments : Air Maleo was established in early 2010 & operations started Mar2010

^ Genealogy :  

Air Malta   

1974 - dateMalta

^ Comments : Air Malta was established on 31Mar1973 as the successor to The Malta Airlines. First flight on 01Apr1974. National flag carrier of Malta

^ Genealogy :  

Air Manas   

2012* - dateKyrgyzstan

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

^ Genealogy : Air Manas >Pegasus Asia >>AirManas

Air Mandalay   

1994 - dateMyanmar

^ Comments : Air Mandalay was established on 06Oct1994 & started operations on 18Oct1994 as a regional airline operating domestic schedules

^ Genealogy :  

Air MarBrisa (Strong Arm Air Cargo)   

2002 - dateUSA

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Marshall Islands  updated

1989 - dateMarshall_Islands

^ Comments : Air Marshall Islands was formed as The National Airline of the Marshall Islands in 1980. National airline of the Marshall Islands with scheduled inter-island services

^ Genealogy : The National Airline of the Marshall Islands >Air Marshall Islands

Air Maur   

2006* - dateMauritania

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Mauritius  updated

1972 - dateMauritius

^ Comments : Air Mauritius was founded on 14Jun1967 & started operations on 15Aug1972 (Scheduled international, regional and domestic services out of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolen International (MRU))

^ Genealogy :  

Air Max Cargo   

2000 - dateHungary

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Mediterranean  updated

2017 - dateGreece

^ Comments : Air Mediterranean has been granted its AOC by the Greek authorities & has started operations

^ Genealogy :  

Air Melancon   

1957* - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Memphis   

1996 - dateEgypt

^ Comments : Air Memphis operations started on 15Mar1996

^ Genealogy :  

Air Mercury   

2009* - dateBermuda

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Milford   

1993 - dateNew_Zealand

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Moldova   

1993 - dateMoldova

^ Comments : Air Moldova can be traced to 19Sep1944, when the Moldovan Independent Squadron was established. Air Moldova was established on 12Jan1993, by the decree of the President

^ Genealogy : Aeroflot, Moldovan Independent Squadron >Air Moldova

Air Mont-Laurier   

1985* - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Montmagny   

1980* - dateCanada

^ Comments : Air Montmagny was founded in 1980

^ Genealogy :  

Air Namibia   

1991 - dateNamibia

^ Comments : Air Namibia was formed as South West Air Transport in 1946. Operations started on 30Jun1948. Renamed to Suidwes & merged into Namib Air on 01Dec1978. Namib Air name was changed to Air Namibia on 28Oct1991

^ Genealogy : South West Air Transport >Suidwes Lugdiens >>Namib Air >Air Namibia

Air Napier   

1987 - dateNew_Zealand

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Nelson   

1988 - dateNew_Zealand

^ Comments : Air Nelson was founded by Robert Inglis and Nicki Smith in 1976 as a flying school & charter operations started on 30Jun1979 under the name of Motueka Air. The name Air Nelson was adopted in 1988 & in the same year was sold to ANZ. Now operates under ANZ Link name as a regional carrier

^ Genealogy : Motueka Air >Air Nelson

Air New Zealand (ANZ)  updated

1965 - dateNew_Zealand

^ Comments : ANZ began operations as TEAL (Tasman Empire Airways) on Tasmania in 30Apr1940 and adopted the current name in 1965. The domestic side was started in 1947 as NZNAC (New Zealand National Airways Corporation) trading as National Airways. In 1978 the New Zealand government merged all the owned airlines under the ANZ name. International and regional passenger and cargo airline

^ Genealogy : TEAL >Air New Zealand

Air Niamey   

2007* - dateNiger

^ Comments : Air Niamey was formed as a successor to Air Niger in 2007

^ Genealogy :  

Air Niugini  updated

1973 - datePapua_New_Guinea

^ Comments : Air Niugini was estabished & started operations on 01Nov1973. National airline of Papua New Guinea operating a domestic service from Port Moresby (POM) and Lae

^ Genealogy :  

Air Nootka  updated

1981* - dateCanada

^ Comments : Air Nootka is a float plane charter service, serving Nootka and Kyyuquot Sounds which are on the West Coast of Vancouver Island.

^ Genealogy :  

Air Nord-Ouest   

1970* - dateCanada

^ Comments : Air Nord-Ouest was founded in 1970 & was Quebec based

^ Genealogy :  

Air North  updated

1977 - dateCanada

^ Comments : Air North was formed 01Feb1977 by Joseph Sparling & Thomas Wood & operations started on 30Jun1977. Scheduled and charter services in the Yukon Territory and into Alaska

^ Genealogy :  

Air Norway   

2003 - dateNorway

^ Comments : The airline was foiunded in 2003 & is owned 40% by Nordic Air, 40% by the Municipality of Ørland and 20% by North Flying. All operations are flown by North Flying. Will suspend services for 4 months in aerly 2017 because of runway repairs at Ørland Airport

^ Genealogy :  

Air Nostrum (Lineas Aereas de Mediterraneo)   

1994 - dateSpain

^ Comments : Air Nostrum was constituted on 23May1994 & started operations on 15Dec1994. Binter Mediterraneo merged in in 2002

^ Genealogy : Binter Mediterraneo >>Air Nostrum

Air Nunavut   

1996* - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Nunavut

Air Odisha   

2012 - dateIndia

^ Comments : Air Odisha is a a no-frills carrier from Bhubaneswar that commenced operations on 02Nov2012

^ Genealogy :  

Air One Aviation   

2012* - dateIndia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Pacific Utama (Air Pasifik Utama)   

1996* - dateIndonesia

^ Comments : Air Pacific Utama was formed in 1996

^ Genealogy :  

Air Panama  updated

2005 - datePanama

^ Comments : Air Panama was founded in 1980 as PARSA, though certain services were operated as Turismo Aéreo. In 2005, the Air Panama trademark rights were acquired. The name had been unused since the demise of Air Panamá Internacional in Jan1990, and PARSA formally adopted the new name that year

^ Genealogy : TASA (Turismo Aereo SA) & PARSA >Air Panama

Air Peace   

2013 - dateNigeria

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air People International   

2003 - dateThailand

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Prishtina   

2011* - dateKosovo

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Rarotonga   

1978 - dateCook_Islands

^ Comments : Air Rarotonga was founded in Feb1978 and started operations on 15Jul1978. Scheduled services within the Cook Islands

^ Genealogy :  

Air Republiq Airlines   

2012 - datePhilippines

^ Comments : Air Republiq launched operations in 2012 and then temporarily suspended. It has resumed charter operations with the Jetstream 41 in Sep2013

^ Genealogy :  

Air Roberval   

2010* - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Big River Air >Air Roberval

Air Safaris & Services  updated

1970 - dateNew_Zealand

^ Comments : Air Safaris & Services was formed in 1970 & operations started on 30Jun1970. On the 17Dec1987, Air Timaru was sold to Tekapo-based Air Safaris and Services (NZ). Domestic charter and sight seeing services from it's base at Lake Tekapo

^ Genealogy : Air Charter Timaru >Air Timaru >>Air Safaris & Services

Air Saguenay  updated

1970 - dateCanada

^ Comments : AIR SAGUENAY was formed as SAGUENAY AIR SERVICE. Based in Chicoutimi, Quebec. early 60’s when Mr. Peter Schoch, mink breeder bought Saguenay Air Service. This carrier was based at Kenogami Lake, owned by Saguenay Aero Club and was used to train pilots. Mr. Schoch then decided to open a new seaplane base at St-David de Falardeau, lake Sebastien so he could offer a better service to companies like Alcan or Price Brothers, fishermen, hunters and services for forest fire patrol. The company expanded and merged in the mid 70’s with Gagnon Air Service to become a new company : Air Saguenay. Since 1998, the carrier expanded again with the purchase of Labrador Air Safari and Derap Aviation, Air Saguenay purchased Air Caribou in Fermont (south of Wabush)

^ Genealogy : Saguenay Air Service + Gagnon Air Service =>Air Saguenay

Air Saint-Pierre (Air St. Pierre)   

1965 - dateSt_Pierre_Miquelon

^ Comments : Air Saint-Pierre was established on 06Mar1964 by the Briand family & operations started on 30Jun1964. Scheduled operations from St Pierre et Miquelon islands to mainland Canada

^ Genealogy :  

Air Sarada International  added

2017 - dateBurkina_Faso

^ Comments : Air Sarada International started operations on 22Jun2017 with domestic services

^ Genealogy :  

Air Scorpio   

1990* - dateBulgaria

^ Comments : Air Scorpio was established in 1990 &, commenced operations in 1996

^ Genealogy :  

Air Seoul   

2016 - dateSouth_Korea

^ Comments : Air Seoul has secured its business licence from the South Korean Ministry of Land. Started operations on 11Jul2016

^ Genealogy :  

Air Serbia   

2013 - dateSerbia

^ Comments : Air Serbia was founded as Aeroput on 17Jun1927, renamed to JAT on 01Apr1947. Started operations on 15Apr1947, Renamed again on 08Aug2003 to JAT Airways & reformed as Air Serbia on 26Oct2013

^ Genealogy : Aeroput >JAT (Jugoslovenski Aerotransport) >JAT Airways >Air Serbia

Air Serv International   

1995* - dateUSA

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Service Berlin   

2003* - dateGermany

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Seychelles   

1979 - dateSeychelles

^ Comments : Air Seychelles was established & started operations by the Government on 15Sep1977, by the merger of Air Mahé & Inter-Island Airways, as Seychelles Airlines

^ Genealogy : Inter Island Airways + Air Mahe =>Seychelles Airlines >Air Seychelles

Air Signature   

2012* - dateColombia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Sinai  updated

1982* - dateEgypt

^ Comments : Air Sinai was established in 1982 to fly scheduled services. Services started using a B.737-200 leased from EgyptAir and new routes from Egypt's tourist destinations followed. By the mid 1980s a Fokker F27 Friendship was also in use on these services. Air Sinai ceased airline operations in its own right in 2002 and operates as a 'paper airline' for its parent company, EgyptAir

^ Genealogy :  

Air Somalia   

2001 - dateSomalia

^ Comments : Air Somalia was founded in 2001

^ Genealogy :  

Air South Regional   

1993 - dateAustralia

^ Comments : Air South Regional was founded in 1992 with scheduled services out of Adelaide

^ Genealogy :  

Air St Kitts & Nevis   

2004* - dateSt_Kitts

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Stork  added

2016* - dateMoldova

^ Comments : Air Stork had its AOC issued on 21Dec2016. Based at Chisinau International (KIV)

^ Genealogy :  

Air Sunshine  updated

1982 - dateUSA

^ Comments : Air Sunshine is a Ft Lauderdale based scheduled operator

^ Genealogy :  

Air Swisha (Air Kipawa)   

1962* - dateCanada

^ Comments : Air Swisha (Air Kipawa) was founded in 1962

^ Genealogy :  

Air Tahiti   

1987 - dateFrench_Polynesia

^ Comments : Air Tahiti began operations as RAI on 30Jun1953

^ Genealogy : RAI >Air Polynesie >Air Tahiti

Air Tahiti Nui   

1998 - dateFrench_Polynesia

^ Comments : Air Tahiti Nui was founded on 31Oct1996 & commenced operations on 20Nov1998. The first international airline based in Tahiti, formed to develop inbound tourism

^ Genealogy :  

Air Tanzania   

2003 - dateTanzania

^ Comments : The new Air Tanzania airline was restructured in Dec2002 & commenced operations on 31Mar2003

^ Genealogy :  

Air Taraba   

2012 - dateNigeria

^ Comments : Air Taraba was established by the governor of Taraba State, Danfulani Suntai, as a state-funded carrier. Operations started 15Jul2012

^ Genealogy :  

Air Taxi Sudan   

2005 - dateSudan

^ Comments : Air Taxi Sudan was formed & started operations in 2005

^ Genealogy :  

Air Tetiaroa  added

2014* - dateFrench_Polynesia

^ Comments : Air Tetiaroa was formed in 2014 & operates passenger charter flights between Papeete, Tahiti and Onetahi, located in the Tetiaroa Atoll, 60 kilometres north of Papeete. The atoll is the site of The Brando Resort; an homage to Marlon Brando

^ Genealogy :  

Air Timor   

2008 - dateEast_Timor

^ Comments : Air Timor first commenced its corporate life as charter airline under the name Austasia Airlines operating charters between Australia and Indonesia from 2001 until 2007

^ Genealogy : Austasia Airlines >Air Timor

Air Tindi   

1988 - dateCanada

^ Comments : Air Tindi operations started 01Nov1988

^ Genealogy : >Air Tindi

Air Traffic Africa   

2004 - dateKenya

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Transat   

1987 - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Transat Cargo   

2011 - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Tribe   

2011 - dateMexico

^ Comments : Air Tribe was established in Sep2011 with the backing of locally-based business jet operator USMX Airlink & launched services on 30Nov2011 with two Convair 580F freighters

^ Genealogy :  

Air Tropiques   

2001 - dateDR_Congo

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Trust Air Company   

2009 - dateKazakhstan

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Unlimited   

2016 - dateUSA

^ Comments : Air Unlimited - Trans Northern Airways, LLC d/b/a Air Unlimited Charter Services is located in Sanford, Florida. Commenced operations in 2016

^ Genealogy :  

Air Urga   

1997* - dateUkraine

^ Comments : Air Urga was formed in 1993 & started operations as URGA (International Joint-Stock Aviation) on 15Aug1993

^ Genealogy : URGA >Air Urga

Air Vanuatu   

1981 - dateVanuatu

^ Comments : Vanair commenced operations as Air Melanesiæ in 1965 as a joint venture between two existing airlines, the British-owned New Hebrides Airways (founded in 1963) and French-owned Société Néo-Hébridaise de Transports Aériens, known as Hebridair (founded 1964}. On 29Nov1989 the airline was renamed Vanair. In 2004, it merged with Vanuatu's government-owned flag carrier, Air Vanuatu. Air Vanuatu was established in early 1981 & first flight was 05Sep1981

^ Genealogy : Air Melanesiæ >Vanair >>Air Vanuatu

Air VIA (Bulgarian Airways)   

2000* - dateBulgaria

^ Comments : Air VIA was founded and started operations on 30Jun1990 as Varna International Airways

^ Genealogy : Varna International Airways >Air Via

Air Wakaya   

1989 - dateFiji

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Wisconsin   

1965 - dateUSA

^ Comments : Air Wisconsin was founded as Fox Cities Airlines in 1963. Took over the routes abandoned by North Central Airlines. Started operations on 23Aug1965

^ Genealogy : Fox Cities Airlines >Air Wisconsin

Air Xiya  added

2014* - dateChina

^ Comments : Air Xiya is a general aviation and helicopter business, was launched by RIFA back in 2014 based at Beijing Capital (PEK). Offers a variety of services ranging from charter flights, agricultural spraying flights and air tours

^ Genealogy :  

Air Zara International (Zara Airways)   

2008 - dateTanzania

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Zimbabwe  updated

1980 - dateZimbabwe

^ Comments : Air Zimbabwe was renamed from Air Zimbabwe Rhodesia after Independence on 02Apr1980. AIR ZIMBABWE was originally formed as RHODESIAN AIR SERVICES and changed to AIR RHODESIA in 1962* to take over the service operated by CAAC and name was changed to AIR ZIMBABWE RHODESIA in 1978. AIR ZIMBABWE was adopted in 1980 after independence & operations started on 02Apr1980. Took over AFFRETAIR in 1983. International airline that is the flag carrier of Zimbabwe. It was 100%-owned by the Government of Zimbabwe

^ Genealogy : Rhodesian Aviation Syndicate >>Rhodesian Aviation Co >RANA >SRAS >Central African Airways +>Air Rhodesia >Air Zimbabwe Rhodesia >Air Zimbabwe

air2there.com   

2004 - dateNew_Zealand

^ Comments : air2there.com was founded in Oct2004 & started operations in Dec2004. Airline still operating as a regional air service for Central New Zealand. Based at Paraparaumu Airport

^ Genealogy :  

Air4   

2007 - dateItaly

^ Comments : Air4 was established in 1987 as Eurojet Italia

^ Genealogy : Eurojet Italia >Air4

Airaia   

2001* - dateItaly

^ Comments : Airaia is an airline based in Florence that was founded in 2001

^ Genealogy :  

AirAsia   

1996 - dateMalaysia

^ Comments : AirAsia was established in 1993 & operations started 18Nov1996

^ Genealogy :  

AirAsia India   

2014 - dateIndia

^ Comments : AirAsia India was formed on 28Mar2013. its inaugural flight took off on 12Jun2014 from Bangalore's Kempegowda International Airport for Goa. Bangalore is its primary hub

^ Genealogy :  

AirAsia X   

2007 - dateMalaysia

^ Comments : AirAsia X was founded as FAX by Tony Fernandes & commenced operations on 01Aug2006. Ceased most operations on 14Jun2007. AirAsia X started operations on 02Nov2007

^ Genealogy : FAX +>AirAsia X

airBaltic   

1995 - dateLatvia

^ Comments : airBaltic was established on 28Aug1995 & operations started on 01Oct1995

^ Genealogy : airBaltic

airberlin  updated

1991 - dateGermany

^ Comments : airberlin was formed as a US charter company in Portland, Oregon & started operations on 28Apr1979 as Air Berlin. Established as a German carrier on 16Apr1991. Acquired DBA in 2008 and LTU INTERNATIONAL in 2009. Flights on behalf of tour operators

^ Genealogy : Air Berlin >airberlin

AirBlue  updated

2004 - datePakistan

^ Comments : AirBlue was founded in 2003 & started operations on 18Jun2004. International services started on 14Aug2005 with a flight to Dubai (Scheduled domestic services linking Pakistan's major cities. Backed by a group of US based IT entrpreneurs)

^ Genealogy :  

Airborne Energy Solutions   

1985* - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AirBridgeCargo (ABC)  updated

2004 - dateRussia

^ Comments : AirBridgeCargo (ABC) was established in 2003 and started operations on 01Apr2004. Scheduled freighter operations by Volga-Dnepr

^ Genealogy :  

Airbus Helicopters Southern Africa   

2014 - dateSouth_Africa

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Eurocopter Southern Africa >Airbus Helicopters

Aircalin (Air Caledonie International)   

1983 - dateNew_Caledonia

^ Comments : Aircalin was formed in 1983 & operations started on 03Dec1983. Scheduled and charter international services

^ Genealogy :  

AirCruising Australia   

1994 - dateAustralia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Cruising Australia

Air-Dale Flying Service   

1956 - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air-Dale

AirEst   

2002* - dateEstonia

^ Comments : AirEst was founded in 2002 & started operations on 15Jan2002, operating regular cargo and charter passenger flights

^ Genealogy :  

AirExplore   

2010 - dateSlovakia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AirExpress Ontario   

1997* - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Airfast Congo   

1996* - dateDR_Congo

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Airfast Indonesia   

1971 - dateIndonesia

^ Comments : Airfast Indonesia started operations on 30Jun1971 as air services for the oil industry

^ Genealogy :  

AirGo Airlines Bulgaria   

2011* - dateBulgaria

^ Comments : AirGo Airlines Bulgaria was founded in 2011 by the Greek airline of the same name

^ Genealogy :  

AirGO Flugservice   

2003* - dateGermany

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Airgurus   

2012* - datePhilippines

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Airhimalayas   

2016 - dateIndia

^ Comments : Himalayan Bulls Airlines (Himalayan Bulls) was a charter airline based at Kullu Bhuntar Airport, in the province of Himachal Pradesh, India. The airline operated charter services between Indian metropolitan cities and the mountainous region of its Kullu home. Rebranded as Airhimalayas in 2016

^ Genealogy : Himalayan Bulls Airlines >Airhimalayas

AirInter 1   

2015* - dateChad

^ Comments : AirInter 1 is a passenger, cargo, medical evacuation carrier [added]

^ Genealogy :  

Airjet (AeroJet)   

2003 - dateAngola

^ Comments : Airjet was formed as Airjet Exploracao de Carga

^ Genealogy : Airjet Exploracao de Carga >Airjet

Airkenya   

2009* - dateKenya

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Airkenya Express   

2007 - dateKenya

^ Comments : Airkenya Express was formed in 1966 as Wilkenair and renamed to Air Kenya in Jan1970. Merged with Sunbird Aviation to form Airkenya in 1985 and to current name in Jan2007

^ Genealogy : Wilkenair >Air Kenya + Sunbird Aviation =>Airkenya Aviation >Airkenya Express

Airlift International of Ghana   

2008 - dateGhana

^ Comments : Airlift International of Ghana was formed by Farzin Azima (brother of Farhad Azima)

^ Genealogy :  

Airlines of Tasmania   

1990 - dateAustralia

^ Comments : Airlines of Tasmania was created from Air Tasmania and the airline division of Sleigh Aviation. Small regional airline based in Launceston

^ Genealogy : Air Tasmania + the airline division of H. C. Sleigh Aviation =>Airlines of Tasmania

Airlines PNG (Airlines of Papua New Guinea)   

2001 - datePapua_New_Guinea

^ Comments : Airlines PNG operations started on 30Jun1987 as Milne Bay Air

^ Genealogy : Milne Bay Air >MBA >Airlines of Papua New Guinea

Airlink   

2006 - dateSouth_Africa

^ Comments : Airlink started operation on 10Jun1992 as Airlink Airlines

^ Genealogy : Airlink Airlines >Airlink

Airlink Finland   

2011 - dateFinland

^ Comments : Avies (Estonia) began regular service in Finland using this name in Oct1911

^ Genealogy :  

AirMark Indonesian Aviation   

1998 - dateIndonesia

^ Comments : was established in 1998

^ Genealogy :  

Airnet Express   

1996* - dateUSA

^ Comments : Airnet Express was formerly known as US Check Airlines. Acquired Midway Aviation in 1996 plus Pacific Air Charter, Express Convenience Center & Data Air Courier

^ Genealogy : Wright International Express >Jet Courier + PDQ =>US Check Airlines >Airnet Express

Airnorth   

1993 - dateAustralia

^ Comments : AirNorth came into being as Air North International in 1978, with operations beginning on 04Jul1978. This was a merger of Airnorth, Rossair and Tillair

^ Genealogy : Airnorth + Rossair + Tillair =>Air North International >AirNorth

Airpac Airlines   

1976* - dateUSA

^ Comments : Airpac Airlines was formed in 1976

^ Genealogy :  

Airpink   

2004* - dateSerbia

^ Comments : Airpink is a private business jet charter airline based in Belgrade. It was founded in Oct2004 as part of Pink International Company owned by Željko Mitrović

^ Genealogy :  

Airspeed Aviation (BPW Aviation)   

2009 - dateAustralia

^ Comments : BPW Aviation Pty Ltd dba Airspeed Aviation, commenced operations Jul2009

^ Genealogy :  

Air-Spray (Airspray)   

1967* - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AirSprint   

2000* - dateCanada

^ Comments : AirSprint introduced fractional ownership to Canada in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Airstream Aviation   

2013 - dateNigeria

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AirSWIFT   

2015 - datePhilippines

^ Comments : AirSWIFT was formed as ITI (Island Transvoyager in 2002. In Oct2015, ITI rebranded as AirSWIFT in Oct2015 &.launched services on 26Nov2015

^ Genealogy : ITI (Island Transvoyager) >AirSWIFT

Air-Taxi Europe   

2015* - dateGermany

^ Comments : Air-Taxi Europe is a passenger charter carrier based at Braunschweig (BWE)

^ Genealogy :  

Airtransse   

2005 - dateJapan

^ Comments : Air Shenpix changed its name to Airtransse in Dec2004 and restarted operations on 13Mar2005

^ Genealogy : Air Shenpix >Airtransse

Airumbria (Air Umbria)   

1992* - dateItaly

^ Comments : Airumbria (Air Umbria) was formed in 1992 as a charter airline using DC3 aircraft

^ Genealogy :  

AirWest   

2005 - dateSudan

^ Comments : AirWest was was established in Apr1992 and started operations in Oct1992 as East West Cargo

^ Genealogy : East West Cargo >AirWest

Airwing   

2004* - dateNorway

^ Comments : Airwing was formed in 2004 & commenced its first scheduled service on 11ul2012, from Notodden Airport, Tuven to Stavanger Airport, Sola

^ Genealogy :  

Airwork   

1984* - dateNew_Zealand

^ Comments : Airwork was established in 1984. The original company goes back to 1936 when Airwork first started, in Wellington, assembling Tiger Moth biplanes

^ Genealogy :  

AirX Charter   

2011* - dateMalta

^ Comments : Air X Charter provides business air charter services

^ Genealogy :  

AIS Airlines   

2010 - dateNetherlands

^ Comments : AIS Airlines was founded in 2009

^ Genealogy :  

AJI (Afghan Jet International)   

2014 - dateAfghanistan

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Akagera Aviation   

2012* - dateRwanda

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Akash Ganga Airlines   

2011 - dateIndia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aklak Air   

1978 - dateCanada

^ Comments : Aklak Air operations started on 30Jun1978

^ Genealogy : Aklak Air

Al Jaber Aviation   

2011* - dateUAE

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Al Majara Aviation   

2007 - dateSudan

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Al Rais Cargo   

2004 - dateUAE

^ Comments : Al Rais Cargo has been chartering aircraft since 1993 but then formed it's own airline

^ Genealogy :  

Al Sayegh Airlines   

2010 - dateUAE

^ Comments : Al Sayegh Airlines was founded in 2008

^ Genealogy :  

ALADA Empresa de Transportes Aereos   

1995 - dateAngola

^ Comments : ALADA Empresa de Transportes Aereos was formed in 1995

^ Genealogy :  

Alaire   

2001* - dateSpain

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Alajnihah Airways   

2005 - dateLibya

^ Comments : Alajnihah Airways launched cargo services on 09Oct2005

^ Genealogy :  

Alaska Air Transit   

2008* - dateUSA

^ Comments : Alaska Air Transit is an Anchorage based air charter carrier

^ Genealogy :  

Alaska Airlines  updated

1944 - dateUSA

^ Comments : ALASKA AIRLINES was formed as McGEE AIRWAYS on 30Jun1932. McGEE AIRWAYS then merged with STAR AIR SERVICES to form STAR AIRWAYS. The name was changed to ALASKA STAR AIRLINES in 1932. Alaska Airlines name was adopted on 02May1944 from Alaska Star Airlines & it commenced operations on 06Jun1944. Acquired ALASKA COASTAL-ELLIS AIRLINES in 1968, CORDOBA AIRLINES in 1968, MIROW AIR SERVICE, POLLACK FLYING SERVICE, LAVERY AIRWAYS, JET AMERICA in 1987 and SAN JUAN in 1989. Code shared with ERA Av. known as Jet Alaska. First commercial operator of Lockheed L.100 in 1965 and launch customer for B737-900 (2001). Only airline to operate both CV880 and CV990. Regional carrier based at SeaTac, Washington State

^ Genealogy : MMcGee Airways >>Star Air Service +>Star Airways >Alaska Star Airlines >Alaska Airlines

Alaska Seaplane  updated

1997* - dateUSA

^ Comments : Alaska Seaplane Services was formerly known as Loken Aviation in 1954. Operated a scheduled service around Alaska and is based in Juneau. Alaska Seaplanes was founded in 1997 by Craig and Aral Loken. In 2011, the Lokens sold Alaska Seaplanes to former Wings of Alaska managers Mike Stedman and Kent Craford. The next year the partners expanded into the wheel plane market with the acquisition of Air Excursions, a long-time Gustavus based air taxi company founded by Steve Wilson and later owned by veteran pilot/mechanic Mike Loverink. In the Spring of 2013, the two sister companies united their operations under one brand--Alaska Seaplanes. The company carries passengers, freight, US mail and UPS shipments and also offers charter flights throughout Southeast Alaska

^ Genealogy : Loken Aviation >Alaska Seaplane

AlbaStar   

2010 - dateSpain

^ Comments : AlbaStar was launched on 30Nov2009 & started operations on 31Jul2010

^ Genealogy :  

Albatros Airlines   

2010 - dateVenezuela

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

^ Genealogy :  

Albawings   

2016 - dateAlbania

^ Comments : Albawings is new low-cost start-up at Tirana International Airport. The company was founded in Feb2015. Recently operated its B.735 on its first commercial flight

^ Genealogy :  

Alberta Central Airways   

1970* - dateCanada

^ Comments : Alberta Central Airways was formed in 1970

^ Genealogy :  

Alcon Servicios Aereos   

1994* - dateMexico

^ Comments : Alcon Servicios Aereos was founded in 1994 at Saltillo Plan de Guadelupe International (SLW)

^ Genealogy :  

Alexandria Airlines   

2007 - dateEgypt

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Alfa Air   

2011* - dateMorocco

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Alfa Airlines SD   

2009 - dateSudan

^ Comments : Alfa Airlines SD was founded in 2009

^ Genealogy :  

Alfly Taxi Aereo   

2011 - dateBrazil

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aliansa (Aerolineas Andinas)   

1992* - dateColombia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Alianza Maya Airways   

2011* - dateMexico

^ Comments : Alianza Maya Airways was a scheduled carrier out of Tuxtla Gutiérrez Francisco Sarabia National

^ Genealogy :  

Aliblue Malta   

2016 - dateMalta

^ Comments : Aliblue Malta started operations in mid-2016

^ Genealogy :  

Alidaunia   

1978 - dateItaly

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

A-Liner-8-Aviation   

2002* - dateUSA

^ Comments : A-Liner-8-Aviation was formed in 2002

^ Genealogy :  

Alitalia   

1988 - dateItaly

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Alitalia >Alitalia - Linee Aeree Italiane >Alitalia

Alitalia CityLiner   

2009 - dateItaly

^ Comments : Alitalia CityLiner commenced operations 07Jun2006 as Air One Cityliner & was renamed on 20Apr2011

^ Genealogy : Air One Cityliner >Alitalia CityLiner

Alkan Air   

1977* - dateCanada

^ Comments : Alkan Air was founded in 1977

^ Genealogy :  

Allegiance Airways Gabon   

2011 - dateGabon

^ Comments : Air Tourist Gabon was formed in 2001 & started international flights in 2003. AOC suspended between 22Aug2010 and 02Sep2010 when restarted as Allegiance Gabon

^ Genealogy : Air Tourist Gabon >Allegiance Airways Gabon

Allegiant Air   

1998 - dateUSA

^ Comments : Allegiant was founded as WestJet Express in Jan1997. Operations started on 15Jun1998 & scheduled services began between Las Vegas & Fresno on 15Oct1998

^ Genealogy : WestJet Express >Allegiant Air

Alliance Airlines   

2002 - dateAustralia

^ Comments : Brisbane-based Queensland Airline Holdings acquired the assets of the dormant Flight West Airlines (established on 25May1987). It had been placed into Voluntary Administration on 04Dec2001. Rebranded as Alliance Airlines on 05Apr2002 & started operations on 15Apr2002

^ Genealogy : Flight West Airlines +>Alliance Airlines

Alliance Airlines   

2016 - dateArmenia

^ Comments : Alliance Air launched using leased Russian aircraft

^ Genealogy :  

Allied Air Cargo   

1998 - dateNigeria

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AlMasria Universal Airlines   

2009 - dateEgypt

^ Comments : AlMasria Universal Airlines operations started on 30Jun2009

^ Genealogy :  

Almedalsflyget   

2014 - dateSweden

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Al-Naser Airlines  updated

2009 - dateIraq

^ Comments : Al-Naser Airlines was established in 2009 by Sheikh Hussein Al Khawam & started operations on 15Jul2009

^ Genealogy :  

Aloha Air Cargo  updated

2008 - dateUSA

^ Comments : Aloha Air Cargo began operations under new ownership on 15May2008 after Aloha Airlines ceased operations. The original cargo arm of Aloha Airlines until it's demise

^ Genealogy :  

Alok Air   

2006 - dateSudan

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Alpha Star Aviation   

2012* - dateSaudi_Arabia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Alphaland Aviation   

2013* - datePhilippines

^ Comments : Jetstream J31 & Cessna Caravan operator

^ Genealogy :  

Alpine Air Express (Alpine Aviation)   

1975 - dateUSA

^ Comments : Alpine Air Express operations started 07Oct1975

^ Genealogy :  

Alpine Aviation (Yukon)   

2004* - dateUSA

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Alpine Lakes Air (Saltwater West Enterprises)   

2004* - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Al-Rafedain Falcon Airlines   

2015 - dateIraq

^ Comments : Al-Rafedain Falcon Airlines has taken delivery of its first of two Il-76TDs

^ Genealogy :  

Alrosa Avia   

1995 - dateRussia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise   

2006 - dateRussia

^ Comments : Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise was formed as Almazy Rossii Sakha

^ Genealogy : Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise >Alrosa

ALS (Aircraft Leasing Services )   

2004* - dateKenya

^ Comments : Aircraft Leasing Services merged with its subsidiaries Falcon Air Charters & Sky Bird Air Safaris to form ALS

^ Genealogy : Aircraft Leasing Services + Falcon Air Charters + Sky Bird Air Safaris =>ALS

Alsek Air Service   

2003 - dateUSA

^ Comments : Alsek Air Service is a Part 135 air carrier and Yakutat's only year-round charter service

^ Genealogy :  

Alsie Express  updated

2013 - dateDenmark

^ Comments : Mojn Express was the brand used by the new Danish start-up backed by business jet operator Air Alsier investors from the region around Sønderborg

^ Genealogy : Mojn Express >Alsie Express

Altai Airlines   

1997 - dateRussia

^ Comments : Altai Airlines was formed as Barnaul State Aviation Enterprise. Operates passenger and cargo charter airline with a fleet of Russian aircraft

^ Genealogy : Barnaul State Aviation Enterprise >Altai Airlines

Amakusa Airlines   

2000 - dateJapan

^ Comments : Amakusa Airlines was founded on 09Oct1998 & launched services from Amakusa to Fukuoka and Kumamoto on 23Mar2000

^ Genealogy :  

Amapola Flyg  updated

2004 - dateSweden

^ Comments : Amapola Flyg was established and started operations in 2004 to take over postal services previously operated by Falcon Air. It is wholly owned by Salenia (a Swedish investment company). Took over the postal routes previously operated by Falcon Air

^ Genealogy :  

Amaszonas (Línea Aérea Amaszonas)   

2000 - dateBolivia

^ Comments : Amaszonas was founded on 01Oct1998, but flight services were only commenced in 2000. Scheduled international and domestic services

^ Genealogy :  

Amaszonas del Paraguay   

2015 - dateParaguay

^ Comments : Amaszonas del Paraguay inaugurated operations with its maiden flight from Asuncion to Ciudad del Este lifting off on 09Sep2015

^ Genealogy :  

Amaszonas del Uruguay (Línea Aérea Amaszonas)  updated

2016 - dateUruguay

^ Comments : Amaszonas del Uruguay was formed following the completion of Amaszonas' acquisition of the defunct BQB Líneas Aéreas in May2016

^ Genealogy : BQB Airlines >Amaszonas del Uruguay

Amazon Sky   

2007 - datePeru

^ Comments : Amazon Sky was founded in 2006 & received its air operator’s certificate on 04Apr2007

^ Genealogy :  

AmazonAir   

2000* - dateVenezuela

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Amazonaves Taxi Aéreo   

1999* - dateBrazil

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Ambjek Aviation Services (Lamonde Air)   

2002* - dateNigeria

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AMC Airlines (Aircraft Maintenance Company)   

1999 - dateEgypt

^ Comments : President Elsayed Saber & his family launched AMC Aviation to conduct worldwide. passenger charter operations. Operations started on 30Jun1992. Rebranded as AMC Airlines on 01Sep1999

^ Genealogy : AMC Aviation >AMC Airlines

American Airlines   

1934 - dateUSA

^ Comments : [American Airways was created by the merger of Universal Air Line Systems, Colonial Airways, Southern Air Transport, Embry-Riddle Corporation and Interstate Airlines. Acquired SAFE (Southern Air Fast Express) (1921), Martz Air Lines (1932), Transamerican Airlines (1932), Century Pacific Air Lines (1932) & Standard Air Lines (1934)]American Airlines was formed as American Airways in 1930 & became American Airlines on 11Apr1934. Commenced operation on 30Jun1934. Acquired American Export Airlines (which was renamed to American Overseas & sold to Pan Am in 1945), Trans Caribbean Airways in 1971, AirCal in 1986, Reno Air in 2000 and TWA in 2001

^ Genealogy : Universal Air Line Systems + Colonial Airways + Southern A. T. + Embry-Riddle Corporation + Interstate Airlines =>American Airways >American Airlines

American Jet  updated

1984 - dateArgentina

^ Comments : American Jet was formed in 1984. Started in the “air charter” business at Buenos Aires downtown airport and later, in the 90s, it began with the operation of aircraft for corporate staff transport, especially from oil and mining companies, setting up bases in Tucuman and Neuquen

^ Genealogy :  

Ameriflight   

1988* - dateUSA

^ Comments : Ameriflight was established in 1968 & operations started on 30Jun1968 as California Air Charter

^ Genealogy : California Air Charter (CalAir) >Ameriflight

Amerijet International   

1974 - 1982USA

^ Comments : Amerijet International was founded in 1974 by David Bassett & started operations as Amerijet on 30Jun1974. Renamed in 1982

^ Genealogy : Amerijet >Amerijet International

Ameristar Air Cargo   

1982* - dateUSA

^ Comments : Ameristar Air Cargo was established and wholly-owned by Tom Wachendorfer in 1982

^ Genealogy :  

Ameristar Jet Charter  updated

2000 - dateUSA

^ Comments : The airline started operations on 04Sep2000 and is wholly owned by Tom Wachendorfe

^ Genealogy :  

Amira Air   

2004* - dateAustria

^ Comments : Amira Air was founded in 2004 by investor Ronny Pecik. Rebranded to LaudaMotion following its takeover by ex-Formula 1 driver Niki Lauda in Dec2015. Started operations in 2016

^ Genealogy : Amira Air >LaudaMotion

ANA (All Nippon Airways)   

1957 - dateJapan

^ Comments : ANA (All Nippon Airways) was founded on 27Dec1952 & started operations on 15Dec1953 as Nippon Helicopter & Aeroplane Co. On 03Mar1986, ANA started scheduled international flights [ANA was incorporated as NIPPON HELICOPTER and AEROPLANE COMPANY in 1952. In 1957 a merger with FAR EASTERN AIRLINES created ANA as the primary domestic carrier. Merged with KYOKUTO AIRLINES in 1958 and acquired FUJITA AIRLINES in 1963, NAKANIHON AIR SERVICES and CENTRAL JAPAN AIRLINES in 1965 and NAGASAKI AIRWAYS in 1967. International and regional passenger and cargo airline]

^ Genealogy : Nippon Helicopter & Aeroplane Co + Far Eastern Airlines =>ANA

ANA Wings   

2010 - dateJapan

^ Comments : ANA Wings operations started 01Oct2010, formed by the merger of ANA's regional airlines, Air Central, Air Next & Air Nippon Network

^ Genealogy : Air Nippon Network + Air Central + Air Next =>ANA Wings

AnadoluJet  updated

2008 - dateTurkey

^ Comments : Turkish Airlines established Anadolujet on 23Apr2008 for lo-cost services. Was rebranded from Turkish Express prior to it starting operations. On 04Sep2008, the airline started international flights connecting Hatay and Ercan International Airport

^ Genealogy : Turkish Express >AnadoluJet

Anda Air   

2016 - dateUkraine

^ Comments : Anda Air appears to have operated its 1st flight on 10Oct2016, from Kyiv “Zhulyany” airport to Marsa Alam, Egypt

^ Genealogy :  

Andes Lineas Aereas  updated

2006 - dateArgentina

^ Comments : Andes Líneas Aéreas was founded in 2006 & began operations on 20Jun2006. Regional scheduled passenger carrier

^ Genealogy :  

Andrew Airways   

1995* - dateUSA

^ Comments : Founded in 1995, Andrew Airways began as an operation from the city of Kodiak on Kodiak Island

^ Genealogy :  

Angara Airlines   

2000 - dateRussia

^ Comments : Angara Airlines operations started on 15Nov2000. Regional scheduled service from Irkutsk to Kirensk

^ Genealogy :  

Angel Airways   

2014 - dateBangladesh

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Anglo American Mining  added

2014* - dateBrazil

^ Comments : Anglo American Mining is an active business/private charter carrier out of São Paulo Congonhas International (CGH)

^ Genealogy :  

Angola Air Charter   

1991 - dateAngola

^ Comments : Angola Air Charter was formed by TAAG in 1987 & operations started on 30Jun1987

^ Genealogy :  

Angola Air Services   

2001* - dateAngola

^ Comments : Angola Air Services was formed in 2001 & is a Luanda based charter carrier

^ Genealogy :  

Anguilla Air Service   

2005 - dateAnguilla

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Antarctic Airways   

1989* - dateChile

^ Comments : Antarctic Airways was formed to provide emergency medical services in the South Shetland islands, Antartica [Aerovias DAP was formed in 1979 & operations started on 30Jun1979. The name, DAP is the acronym of its creator, Domingo Andrés Pivcevic. It operates charter and schedule flights, based in Punta Arenas. The DAP group is a consortium formed by Aerovías DAP, AeroRescate, Aerovías DAP, Antarctic Airways, DAP Antarctica, DAP Helicópeteros and Mineral Airways]

^ Genealogy :  

Antonov Airlines (Design Beureau)   

1989 - dateUkraine

^ Comments : Antonov Airlines (Design Beureau) operations started on 30Jun1989

^ Genealogy :  

APEX Airlines   

2015 - dateMyanmar

^ Comments : APEX Airlines was founded on 27Nov2012 & started operations on 07Apr2015

^ Genealogy :  

APG Airlines   

2016 - dateFrance

^ Comments : APG Airlines operations have started out of Cannes Mandelieu (CEQ)

^ Genealogy :  

Apsara International Air   

2014 - dateCambodia

^ Comments : Apsara International Air was founded in 2013 & commenced operations on 08Oct2014

^ Genealogy :  

Apui Taxi Aereo   

2003* - dateBrazil

^ Comments : Apui Taxi Aereo is an Air taxi company based in Manaus

^ Genealogy :  

Arab Wings   

1975 - dateJordan

^ Comments : Arab Wings was established in 1975 as the first private jet charter operator in the Middle East

^ Genealogy :  

Arabasco Air Services   

2011* - dateSaudi_Arabia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Ararat International Airlines   

2010 - dateArmenia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aravco  updated

1979 - dateUK

^ Comments : Aravco provides executive jet management, sales and charter services out of Farnborough.

^ Genealogy :  

Archipelagos Air Services (Archipiélagos Servicios Aéreos)   

2009 - dateChile

^ Comments : Archipelagos Air Services (Archipiélagos Servicios Aéreos) is a passenger charter carrier out of Puerto Montt Marcel Marchant (SCPF)

^ Genealogy :  

Arctic Airlines   

2015* - dateRussia

^ Comments : Arctic Airlines operates five Mil Helicopters on flights for the offshore oil and gas industry, as well as government-sponsored air services in support of the Northern Sea Route

^ Genealogy :  

Arctic Airlink   

2015 - dateSweden

^ Comments : Arctic Airlink linking the Arctic north inJanusing a Saab 340A

^ Genealogy :  

Arcus-Air Logistic   

1973 - dateGermany

^ Comments : Arcus-Air Logistic is the operating name of Cosmos Air with cargo charters throughout Europe. Formed in 1973

^ Genealogy :  

Argo   

1991* - dateRussia

^ Comments : Argo was formed in 1991 & specialises in aerial work with its Mil helicopter fleet. Services include charter passenger and cargo flights

^ Genealogy :  

Ariana Afghan Airlines   

1956 - dateAfghanistan

^ Comments : ARIANA was formed as ARYANA AIRLINES on 27Jan1955 by India's Indamer. Renamed to current name in 1956. Took over BAKHTAR ALWATANA in 1988. National carrier of Afganistan offering scheduled services, both domestic and international out of Kabul Airport. Ceased operating after Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York and it's consequential attack on Afghanistan. Restarted operations in early 2002 with help from Air India

^ Genealogy : Aryana Airlines >Ariana Afghan Airlines >>Bakhtar Afghan Airlines >>Ariana Afghan Airlines

Ariella Airlines   

2012 - dateBurkina_Faso

^ Comments : Ariella Airlines operations started on 30Sep2012

^ Genealogy :  

Arik Air   

2006 - dateNigeria

^ Comments : Arik Air was founded in Apr2006 by Nigerian entrepeneur Sir Joseph Arumemi-Ikhide & started operations on 30Oct2006. Took over many of the assets of the now-defunct Nigeria Airways. Domestic and international scheduled services

^ Genealogy :  

ARjet Airlines   

2010 - dateArgentina

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Ark Airways   

2010 - dateArmenia

^ Comments : Ark Airways was founded in 2010

^ Genealogy :  

Arkaim   

2010 - dateRussia

^ Comments : Arkaim was established on 19Apr2009 is a Ufa based start-up backed by the Bashkortostan regional government

^ Genealogy :  

Arkefly Curacao   

2006* - dateCuraçao

^ Comments : Arkefly Curacao was formed as Dutch Caribbean Exel and renamed when its parent airline HollandExel was taken over by TUI Nederland

^ Genealogy : Dutch Caribbean.Exel >Arkefly Curacao

Arkia Israeli Airlines   

1980* - dateIsrael

^ Comments : Arkia Israeli Airline was formed as Arkia Inland Airlines in 1949, renamed to Eilata Airlines & to Aviron and then to Arkia Inland Airlines in 1949. Again to Arkia Israeli Airlines. Started operations on 30Jun1950

^ Genealogy : Arkia Inland Airlines >Eilata Airlines >Aviron >Arkia Israeli Airlines

Armenia Aircompany   

2016 - dateArmenia

^ Comments : Armenia Aircompany was established at the end of 2015. It started charter services at the start of 2016. Main base is Yerevan Zvartnots (EVN)

^ Genealogy :  

Armenia Airways   

2016 - dateArmenia

^ Comments : Armenia Airways, formed on 25Nov2015 started limited operations on 21Apr2016

^ Genealogy :  

ARP 410 Airlines   

1999* - dateUkraine

^ Comments : Founded by the Kiev-based Aviation Repair and Overhaul Plant #410 in May1999. Scheduled regional passenger and cargo services.

^ Genealogy :  

Art Aviation   

2014 - dateAustria

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aruba Airlines   

2013 - dateAruba

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Arvand Airlines   

1998* - dateIran

^ Comments : Arvand Airlines was formed in 1998

^ Genealogy :  

As Salaam Air   

2015* - dateTanzania

^ Comments : As Salaam Air is a Zanzibar based carrier offering scheduled flights & private charters across Tanzania

^ Genealogy :  

Asante Aviation   

2006 - dateUganda

^ Comments : Asante Aviation is llcensed by the Civil Aviation Authority to operate charter flight services for both passenger and cargo, domestic and regional

^ Genealogy :  

ASERCA (Aeroservicios Carabob)   

1997 - dateVenezuela

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

^ Genealogy : Aero Services Carabobo >ASERCA

Asia Atlantic Airlines   

2013 - dateThailand

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Asia Pacific Airlines >Asia Atlantic Airlines

Asia Pacific Airlines   

1999 - dateGuam

^ Comments : Asia Pacific Airlines was founded in 1998 as Aero Micronesia & started operations 03Jun1999

^ Genealogy : Aero Micronesia >Asia Pacific Airlines

Asia Pacific Airlines   

2000 - datePapua_New_Guinea

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Asia Pacific Airlines (PNG)

AsiaCargo Express   

2016 - dateMalaysia

^ Comments : Gading Sari Aviation rebranded as AsiaCargo Express in Mar2016

^ Genealogy : Gading Sari Aviation >AsiaCargo Express

Asialink Cargo Express   

2006 - dateIndonesia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Asian Air   

2014 - dateThailand

^ Comments : Asian Air inaugural flight was on 15Mar2014, Bangkok to Japan's Tokyo Narita Airport

^ Genealogy :  

Asian Express Airline   

2013 - dateTajikistan

^ Comments : Asian Express Airlines was established in 2007 as the Asian Express Aviacompany and it was renamed to the Asian Express Airline in 2013

^ Genealogy : Asian Express Aviacompany >Asian Express Airline

Asian Wings   

2011 - dateMyanmar

^ Comments : Asian Wings' first flight was on 27Jan2011, Yangon to Heho, Mandalay, Nyaung Oo, Sittwe and Thandwe operating two former Yangon Airways ATR72-212s

^ Genealogy :  

Asiana   

1989 - dateSouth_Korea

^ Comments : Asiana was established on 17Feb1988 & started operations as Seoul Air International 23Dec1988

^ Genealogy : Seoul Air International >Asiana

Asiana Cargo   

1990 - dateSouth_Korea

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Askari Aviation   

1995* - datePakistan

^ Comments : Askari Aviation was established in 1995, to maintain, operate and market aircraft and helicopters

^ Genealogy :  

Asky Airlines (Africa Sky)   

2010 - dateTogo

^ Comments : Although originally planned for Apr2009, the first revenue flight of Asky Airlines (Africa Sky) took place on 15Jan2010. Scheduled international and regional passenger services

^ Genealogy :  

ASL (Air Service Liège)   

1998 - dateBelgium

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

ASL Airlines Belgium   

2016 - dateBelgium

^ Comments : TNT Airways was formed as TNT Aviation Services in the UK in 1987. Operations started in Belgium on 15Feb2000. TNT Airways renamed to ASL Airlines Belgium

^ Genealogy : TNT Aviation Services >TNT Express >ASL Airlines Belgium

ASL Airlines France   

2015 - dateFrance

^ Comments : Europe Airpost was founded in 1987 as Intercargo Service. Operations started under current name on 30Jun2000. Renamed to ASL Airlines France in 2015

^ Genealogy : Intercargo Service >InterCiel Services >L'Aeropostale >Europe Airpost >ASL Airlines France

ASL Airlines Hungary   

2015 - dateHungary

^ Comments : Farnair Hungary was founded as NAWA Air Transport, the first privately owned airline in Hungary in 1990. Operations started on 30Jun1990. Renamed to Farnair & then to ASL Airlines Hungary

^ Genealogy : NAWA Air Transport >Farnair Air Transport Hungary >Farnair Hungary>ASL Airlines Hungary

ASL Airlines Ireland   

2015 - dateIreland

^ Comments : 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

ASL Airlines Spain   

2016 - dateSpain

^ Comments : Pan Air was established in Madrid in 1987 & operations started on 15Dec1988. Renamed to ASL Airlines Spain in 2016

^ Genealogy : Pan Air (Pan Linease Aereas) > ASL Airlines Spain

ASL Airlines Switzerland   

2015 - dateSwitzerland

^ Comments : Farnair Switzerland was renamed to ASL Airlines Switzerland in Jun2015

^ Genealogy : Farner Air Transport >Farnair Switzerland > ASL Airlines Switzerland

Aspiring Helicopters   

2016* - dateNew_Zealand

^ Comments : Aspiring Helicopters offers various services including scenic flights out of Cattle Flat Station, Wanaka

^ Genealogy :  

ASSL (Aircraft Sales & Service)   

1975 - datePakistan

^ Comments : ASSL was formed as Agricultural Aviation in 1972

^ Genealogy : Agricultural Aviation >ASSL

Associated Aviation (Associated Air Cargo)   

1996* - dateNigeria

^ Comments : Associated Aviation was founded in 1996 offering passenger and cargo services

^ Genealogy :  

Asta Linhas Aéreas (América do Sul Táxi Aéreo)  updated

1995* - dateBrazil

^ Comments : Asta Linhas Aéreas (América do Sul Táxi Aéreo) was founded in 1995 as an air taxi company. The company received authorization to operate regular flights albeit still under charter status on 29Dec2009

^ Genealogy :  

Astra Airlines  updated

2008 - dateGreece

^ Comments : Astra Airlines is a charter airline based in Thessaloniki, Greece and is backed by Greek tour operator Interaviator

^ Genealogy :  

Astral Aviation   

2001 - dateKenya

^ Comments : Astral Aviation is a cargo airline based in Nairobi, Kenya. It was established in Nov2000 and started operations in Jan2001

^ Genealogy :  

Astro Air   

2015* - dateChina

^ Comments : Astro Air commenced commuter helicopter taxi flights between the Guangdong metropolises of Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Zhuhai

^ Genealogy :  

ATA Airlines   

2010 - dateIran

^ Comments : ATA Airlines was established on 17Dec2008 & first flight was on 31Dec2009 from Tabriz to Mashhad. Started scheduled operations in 2010 with services for its domestic routes.

^ Genealogy :  

ATE (Air Transport Europe)   

1991 - dateSlovakia

^ Comments : Air Transport Europe was formed in 1990 as worldwide passenger and cargo charters

^ Genealogy :  

a-te (Air-taxi Europe)   

2005* - dateGermany

^ Comments : a-te (Air-taxi Europe) was formed in 2005

^ Genealogy :  

ATI (Air Transport International)   

1988 - dateUSA

^ Comments : ATI was established in 1978 and started operations on 30Jun1979 as US Airways and later known as Interstate Airlines. The current name was adopted in 1988

^ Genealogy : US Airways >Interstate Airlines >ATI

Atikokan Aero Services   

1976* - dateCanada

^ Comments : Atikokan Aero Services was formed in 1976

^ Genealogy :  

Atlanta Taxi Aereo  updated

1966* - dateBrazil

^ Comments : Atlanta Taxi Aereo was founded on 14Sep1966

^ Genealogy :  

Atlantic Air Cargo   

1997* - dateUSA

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Atlantic Airways  updated

1988 - dateFaroe_Islands

^ Comments : Atlantic Airways first flew from the island of Vágar on 28Mar1988. National airline of the Faroe Islands operating scheduled and charter, international, regional and domestic passenger and cargo carrier.

^ Genealogy :  

Atlantis European Airways   

2003* - dateArmenia

^ Comments : Atlantis European Airways was founded on 19Jan1999. Scheduled passenger services from Yeravan

^ Genealogy :  

Atlantsflug   

2010* - dateIceland

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Atlas Air   

1993 - dateUSA

^ Comments : Atlas Air was founded by the late Michael Chowdry to specialise in the long-term contract outsourcing of its B.747 aircraft. Operations started on 30Jun1993

^ Genealogy :  

Atlas Atlantique Airlines   

2015 - dateFrance

^ Comments : Atlas Atlantique Airlines was created in 1989 as Atlantique Air Assistance

^ Genealogy : Atlantique Air Assistance >Atlas Atlantique Airlines

Atlas Taxi Aereo   

2000* - dateBrazil

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AtlasGlobal   

2014 - dateUkraine

^ Comments : AtlasGlobal was established on 14Mar2001 and started operations on 01Jun2001 as Atlasjet. Renamed on 31Mar2015. Operates scheduled domestic and international passenger services as well as charter flights, mostly out of its base at Istanbul Atatürk Airport

^ Genealogy : Atlasjet UA >AtlasGlobal (Ukraine)

AtlasGlobal  updated

2015 - dateTurkey

^ Comments : AtlasGlobal was formed on 14Mar2001 & started operations on 01Jun2001 as Atlas International Airways. Renamed to Atlasjet & then to current name on 31Mar2015. Charter carrier based in Antalya

^ Genealogy : Atlas International Airways >Atlasjet International Airways >Atlasjet Airlines >AtlasGlobal

Atleo River Air Services   

1995* - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

ATMA   

1994 - dateKazakhstan

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Atrak Air  updated

2013 - dateIran

^ Comments : Atrak Air was founded in 1993 with its headquarters in Ekbatan Town, Tehran. The airline finally commenced service on 26Jan2013 with flights to 3 destinations

^ Genealogy :  

ATRAN (Aviatrans Cargo Airlines)   

1997 - dateRussia

^ Comments : ATRAN was established & started operations in 1942 as an Aeroflot agency, with the name Moscow Aviation Enterprise. Operations started on 30Jun1990 as Aviatrans Cargo Airlines. Aviatrans Cargo Airlines was rebranded as ATRAN on 01Jan1997

^ Genealogy : Moscow Aviation Enterprise >Transport Aviation >Aviatrans Cargo Airlines >ATRAN

ATSA (Aero Transporte SA)   

1980* - datePeru

^ Comments : ATSA was formed in 1980

^ Genealogy :  

Attico Airlines (Trans Attico)   

1990 - dateSudan

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Auric Air   

2001 - dateTanzania

^ Comments : Auric Air was founded in 2001 & is an Air Charter services company based in Mwanza, Dar es salaam and Arusha

^ Genealogy :  

Aurigny Air Services  updated

1968 - dateUK

^ Comments : Aurigny Air Services was founded by Sir Derrick Bailey in 1968 & started operations on 01Mar1968 after British United Airways withdrew the Alderney to Guernsey route. Took over Anglo Normandy Aviation (an air taxi operator formed in 1975) Provided inter-Channel Island passenger and freight services and routes to Britain and France. Along with Glos-Air was the first customer for BN-2 Islander in 1967. Aurigny was acquired by the States of Guernsey on 15May2003

^ Genealogy : Anglo Normandy Aviation >>Aurigny Air Services

Aurora   

2013 - dateRussia

^ Comments : SAT Airlines merged with Vladivostok Air to form Aurora Airlines in Oct2013 by order of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Commenced operations on 08 Dec2013

^ Genealogy : Sakhalin United Detachment >Sakhalinskie Aviatrassy >SAT Airlines + Vladivostok Air =>Aurora

Austral Lineas Aereas (Cielos del Sur)  updated

1971 - dateArgentina

^ Comments : Austral Líneas Aéreas was formally established in Jun1971 from the merger of Compañía Austral de Transportes Aéreos SACI and ALA. In practice, operations of the latter airline were absorbed by Austral, which was rebranded as Austral Líneas Aéreas S.A. after merging

^ Genealogy : ALA + Austral Compania de Transportes Aereos =>Austral Lineas Aereas

Australasian Jet   

1991* - dateAustralia

^ Comments : Australasian Jet was established in 1991 as a corporate charter airline

^ Genealogy :  

Australian Air Express   

1992 - dateAustralia

^ Comments : Australian Air Express operations started on 01Aug1992

^ Genealogy :  

Austrian   

2003 - dateAustria

^ Comments : Austrian was formed 30Sep1957 through the merger of Air Austria and Austrian Airways & called Austrian Airlines which began operations on 31Mar1958

^ Genealogy : Air Austria + Austrian Airways =>Austrian Airlines >Austrian

Austrian Lufthansa Cargo   

2010 - dateAustria

^ Comments : Cooperation between Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo kicked off successfully on 01Jul2010 when Austrian Lufthansa Cargo launched services

^ Genealogy :  

Austrian myHoliday  updated

2013 - dateAustria

^ Comments : Lauda Air was established in Apr1979 by former racing driver Niki Lauda but did not begin operations until 1985. First european operator Canadair Regional Jet. Incorporated Austrian Air Transport (AAT) in 2001. Scheduled and charter passenger airline. Rebranded to Austrian myHoliday on 06Apr2013

^ Genealogy : Austrian Air Transport (AAT) >>Lauda Air >Austrian myHoliday

Autolux Airways   

2015 - dateUkraine

^ Comments : Autolux Airways begins operations to Syria on 24May2015

^ Genealogy :  

Auvia Air (Auvia Air Cargo)  updated

2004 - dateIndonesia

^ Comments : Auvia Air is a cargo airline based in East Jakarta, Indonesia. It was established and started operations in 2004 and operates cargo services

^ Genealogy :  

AV Cargo Airlines   

2013 - dateUK

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Avanti Air (Bedarsflug)   

1994 - dateGermany

^ Comments : Avanti Air (Bedarsflug) operations started on 0Jul1994

^ Genealogy :  

Avcom (Aviones Comerciales de Guatemala)   

1929* - dateGuatemala

^ Comments : Avcom was founded in 1929

^ Genealogy :  

Avcon Jet   

2008* - dateAustria

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Avdef ( Aviation Défense Service)  added

2015* - dateFrance

^ Comments : Avdef is a passenger charter carrier based at Nîmes Garons (FNI)

^ Genealogy :  

Ave.com   

2005 - dateUAE

^ Comments : Ave.com was formed as Phoenix Aviation in 1996

^ Genealogy : Ave.com

Avia Air Charter   

2009* - dateNew_Zealand

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Avia Jaynar   

2001 - dateKazakhstan

^ Comments : Avia Jaynar operations started on 30Jun2001. Almaty based carrier

^ Genealogy :  

Avia Traffic Company   

2003 - dateKyrgyzstan

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aviacon Air Cargo   

2008 - dateRussia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Aviacon Zitotrans >Aviacon Air Cargo

Aviaenergo (Avia Energo)   

1995* - dateRussia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aviaexport Airways   

2014* - dateGeorgia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aviajet   

1983* - dateIreland

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aviakhim   

2002* - dateRussia

^ Comments : Aviakhim was formed in 2002 & specialises in crop spraying but also lease their aircraft for aerial work

^ Genealogy :  

Avial NV   

2000 - dateRussia

^ Comments : AVIAL was incorporated on 21Mar1991 & operations started 24Dec1992 as Avial Aircompany. It was renamed in 2000

^ Genealogy : Avial Aircompany >Avial

Avialeasing Aviation   

1992 - dateUzbekistan

^ Comments : Avialeasing Aviation was first non-government charter airline & formed 1992

^ Genealogy :  

Avialift Vladivostok   

1991* - dateRussia

^ Comments : Avialift Vladivostok was formed in 1991 & is a charter cargo airline operates a fleet of Kamov helicopters and specialises in global airlifting of large or bulky items

^ Genealogy :  

Avianca (Aerovias del Continente Americana)  updated

2004 - dateColombia

^ Comments : [AVIACA was founded as a result of a merger between SCADTA (founded in 1919) and SERVICIO AEREO COLUMBIANO. First South American to fly into the US (Miami - 1947). The name Avianca was retained when the name changed in 2004. SAM was absorbed into the parent company in 2010. Flag carrier of Colombia. International and regional passenger and cargo airline that claims to be one of the world's oldest airlines]

^ Genealogy : SCADTA + SACO =>Avianca >Avianca (Aerovias Continente Americana)

Avianca (Brazil)   

2010 - dateBrazil

^ Comments : OceanAir Linhas Aéreas operations started on 30Jun1998 as an air-taxi company. Was re-branded as Avianca Brazil in2010. The first aircraft with the new name started operations on 27Apr2010

^ Genealogy : OceanAir Linhas Aereas >Avianca (Brazil)

Avianca Cargo   

2013 - dateColombia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : TAMPA Cargo >Avianca Cargo

Avianca Central America  updated

2013 - dateColombia

^ Comments : Avianca Central America commenced operations on 28May2013

^ Genealogy :  

Avianca Costa Rica   

2013 - dateCosta_Rica

^ Comments : Avianca Costa Rica was formed by the TACA Group by acquiring ENTA & Nationales de Costa Rica, merging and renaming them to LACSA. Renamed to TACA & Avianca Costa Rica in May2013

^ Genealogy : ENTA + Nationales de Costa Rica =>Nationales de Costa Rica >LACSA >TACA Costa Rica >Avianca Costa Rica

Avianca Ecuador   

2014 - dateEcuador

^ Comments : Avianca Ecuador was formed in 1985 as Aerogal, Began operations on 15Aug1986 & renamed to Avianca Ecuador on 18Jun2014. Operations started on 01Sep2014

^ Genealogy : Aerogal >Avianca Ecuador

Avianca El Salvador   

2013 - dateEl_Salvador

^ Comments : Avianca El Salvador was founded in 1931 in Honduras & reorganised as TACA Airways in 1939. TACA merged with Avianca on 21May2013 & renamed Avianca El Salvador

^ Genealogy : TACA Airlines >TACA El Salvador >TACA International Airlines >Avianca El Salvador

Avianca Peru   

2014* - datePeru

^ Comments : Avianca Peru was established in 1999 and started operations in Jul1999 as TransAm. Renamed to TACA Peru & then to current name

^ Genealogy : TransAm >TACA Peru >Avianca Peru

Aviastar Mandiri   

2003 - dateIndonesia

^ Comments : Aviastar Mandiri was established in Jun2000 but did not receive its AOC until 20Nov2003

^ Genealogy :  

Aviastar-Tu Airlines   

2001* - dateRussia

^ Comments : Aviastar-Tu Airlines is the transport section of the Ulyanovsk production factory. Commercial passenger and charter cargo operations

^ Genealogy :  

Aviation Horizons   

2007* - dateSaudi_Arabia

^ Comments : Aviation Horizons was established on Jan2007 offering private aviation services

^ Genealogy :  

Aviation Mauricie   

2001* - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aviator   

2015 - dateEgypt

^ Comments : Aviator was founded on 14 Jan2015

^ Genealogy :  

Aviator Airways   

1996* - dateGreece

^ Comments : Aviator Airways was formed in 1992

^ Genealogy :  

Aviator Georgia   

2016* - dateGeorgia

^ Comments : Aviator Georgia is an air-taxi looing to begin domestic services

^ Genealogy :  

Aviators India   

1996* - dateIndia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aviatrade Airways   

2015* - dateChad

^ Comments : Aviatrade Airways is located in N'Djamena

^ Genealogy :  

Aviatrade Congo   

2004* - dateDR_Congo

^ Comments : Aviatrade Congo was founded in 2004 by the daughter of the President of Gabon

^ Genealogy :  

Aviatsa   

2015 - dateHonduras

^ Comments : Aviatsa commenced commercial operations using a pair of B737 Classics on 08Oct2015

^ Genealogy :  

Aviavilsa   

1999 - dateLithuania

^ Comments : Aviavilsa operations started on 30Jun1999

^ Genealogy :  

Aviesa   

1986 - dateMexico

^ Comments : Aviesa was founded in 1986 by Grupo Hermanos Abed (GHA). Grounded in 1994 & reborn the next year as an independent entity and in 2002 was acquired by Asclepiodoto Abed, the former director of GHA

^ Genealogy :  

Avio Gamma   

2004* - dateSerbia

^ Comments : Avio Gamma was formed in 2002

^ Genealogy :  

Aviolet   

2014 - dateSerbia

^ Comments : Aviolet, owned by Air Serbia, using three B.737-300 started operations on 24May2014

^ Genealogy :  

Avion Express   

2008 - dateLithuania

^ Comments : Avion Express was founded by Per Weithz as Nordic Solutions Air Services in Mar2005

^ Genealogy : Nordic Solutions Air Services >Avion Express

Avioquintana (Aviones de Renta de Quintana Roo)   

1997 - dateMexico

^ Comments : Avioquintana is an air taxi service based in Quintana Roo. Established & started operations in 1997 and operates domestic private charter services. Its main base is Cancún International Airport

^ Genealogy :  

Avior Airlines   

2006* - dateVenezuela

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

^ Genealogy : Avior Express >Avior Airlines

Aviostart   

1999 - dateBulgaria

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aviro Air   

2016* - dateRomania

^ Comments : Aviro Air was established in 2014 as a Commercial Operator under certification with Romanian CAA

^ Genealogy :  

Avmax Chad   

2012 - dateChad

^ Comments : Avmax Chad flew its first commercial flight on 01Mar2012

^ Genealogy :  

Avocet Air Link   

2009* - dateZambia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Avro Express   

2011 - dateKenya

^ Comments : Avro Express (formed in 2011) is a charter service based at Wilson Airport, Nairobi

^ Genealogy :  

AX Transporter   

2002* - dateMexico

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Ayit Aviation & Tourism (Ayit Aviation & Torism)   

2008 - dateIsrael

^ Comments : Ayit Aviation & Tourism was formed in 1985 but the airline, who operate domestic services between Tel Aviv's Sde Dov Airport and Rosh Pina's Ben Ya'akov Airport. did not start until Jan2008

^ Genealogy :  

Ayk Avia   

2007 - dateArmenia

^ Comments : Ayk Avia operations started on 30Jun2007

^ Genealogy :  

Azal Avia Cargo  updated

1996* - dateAzerbaijan

^ Comments : Azal Avia Cargo was founded in 1996 (Scheduled and charter cargo services within Azerbaijan and to other CIS countries)

^ Genealogy :  

AzalJet   

2016 - dateAzerbaijan

^ Comments : AzalJet was founded on 15Mar2016 by Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) & commenced operations on 28Mar2016

^ Genealogy :  

Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL)(Azerbaijan Hava Yollari)  updated

1992 - dateAzerbaijan

^ Comments : Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) traces its history back to the establishment of the Aeroflot Azerbaijan directorate in Baku in 1923 & was established on 07Aug1992. AZAL split off from Aeroflot on the breakup of the Soviet Union. National airline of Azerbaijan operating scheduled passenger and cargo services from Baku

^ Genealogy : Aeroflot, Azerbaijan directorate >Azerbaijan Airlines

Azikel Air   

2013 - dateNigeria

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Azman Air   

2014 - dateNigeria

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Azores Airlines   

2016 - datePortugal

^ Comments : Azores Airlines was first established in Dec1990 under the name of OceanAir. On 20Feb1998 it was renamed SATA International and started operations on 08Apr1998. Rebranded in 2016

^ Genealogy : OceanAir >SATA International >Azores Airlines

Aztec Airways   

1998* - dateUSA

^ Comments : Florida based Aztec Airways was formed in 1998

^ Genealogy :  

Azul (Azul Linhas Aéreas)   

2008 - dateBrazil

^ Comments : Azul (Azul Linhas Aéreas) was founded on 27Mar2008 by David Neeleman (Jetblue founder) & launched services on 15Dec2008. Scheduled domestic services out of Sao Paulo Viracopas. TRIP merged into Azul on 06May2014

^ Genealogy : Trip >>Azul

Azur Air   

2014 - dateRussia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Katekavia >Azul Air

Azur Air Ukraine   

2016* - dateUkraine

^ Comments : Azur Air Ukraine was formed on 07Feb1967 as Tyumen Civil Aviation Division. Re-established on 25Mar1992 as Tyumenaviatrans. Renamed to Utair in 2002 & Azur Air Ukraine on 30Nov2015

^ Genealogy : Tyumen Civil Aviation Division >Tyumenaviatrans >Utair >Azur Air Ukraine

Azza Transport   

1993 - dateSudan

^ Comments : Azza Transport was founded in 1993

^ Genealogy :  

B2 Aviation   

2011* - dateUSA

^ Comments : B2 Aviation was formed in 2011 as an aircraft management and charter company

^ Genealogy :  

BA Cityflyer  updated

2007 - dateUK

^ Comments : BA Cityflyer was British Airways’ London City Airport-based subsidiary. Received its air operator’s certificate on 08Feb2007 & started operations on 25Mar2007. Set up to operate out of London City Airport following the sale of BA Connect to FlyBe

^ Genealogy :  

Backbone Aviation   

2011* - dateDenmark

^ Comments : Backbone Aviation utilises both helicopters and planes & was established in 2011

^ Genealogy :  

Badr Airlines   

2005 - dateSudan

^ Comments : Badr Airlines was formed as Sarit Airlines in 1998

^ Genealogy : Sarit Airlines >Badr Airlines

Bahamasair   

1973 - dateBahamas

^ Comments : Bahamasair was established by the Bahamas Goverment and started operations on 17Jun1973, by acquiring the routes of Flamingo Airlines and the operations of Out Island Airways

^ Genealogy : Flamingo Airlines + Out Island Airways (OIA) +>Bahamasair

Baires Fly  updated

1996 - dateArgentina

^ Comments : Baires Fly is in Buenos Aires. It was established 30May1996 and operates passenger and cargo charter services. Its main base is Aeroparque Jorge Newbery, Buenos Aires

^ Genealogy :  

Bairnsdale Air Charter  added

1966* - dateAustralia

^ Comments : Bairnsdale Air Charter is charter carrier based out of Bairnsdale, VIC

^ Genealogy :  

Baker Aviation   

1964* - dateUSA

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bald Mountain Air Service   

2004* - dateUSA

^ Comments : Status changed back to Active

^ Genealogy :  

Balear Cargo Express   

2012 - dateSpain

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Balkanian Airways   

2013* - dateBulgaria

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bamaji Air   

2004* - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bangkok Airways  updated

1989 - dateThailand

^ Comments : Bangkok Airways was founded in 1968 & operations started on 30Jun1986 as Sahakol Air. Received B717 aircraft in 2000 making it the first Asian operator of that type. Major regional carrier

^ Genealogy : Sahakol Air >Bangkok Airways

Bangkok Helicopter Services   

2005 - dateThailand

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Baracuda Airways   

2016 - dateKenya

^ Comments : Baracuda Airways operated its first flight on 28Jan2016, from Nairobi–Wilson to Homa Bay

^ Genealogy :  

Barents AirLink  updated

2006 - dateSweden

^ Comments : Barents AirLink was formed as Nordkalottflyg in 1974

^ Genealogy : Nordkalottflyg >Barents AirLink

Baron Aviation Services   

1975 - dateUSA

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Barq Aviation   

2008* - dateJordan

^ Comments : Barq Aviation was incorporated in 2007 as Bourtuqalieh Air. Rebranded in 2008

^ Genealogy : Bourtuqalieh Air >Barq Aviation

Barrick Servicios Mineros   

2015* - dateChile

^ Comments : Barrick Servicios Mineros provides charter services to the various entities of the Barrick holding company.

^ Genealogy :  

Barrier Air   

2015 - dateNew_Zealand

^ Comments : Barrier Air was formed as Great Barrier Airlines in 1983 by Jim Bergman & started operations on 02Dec1983. They purchased a subsidiary company, Air Coromandel in 1995 which had sole commercial rights to Whitianga. In early 2015, coinciding with a change in management, and the purchase of an ex-Bering Air Cessna Grand Caravan, the name of the airline was changed from Great Barrier Airlines to Barrier Air

^ Genealogy : Great Barrier Airlines >Barrier Air

Bassaka Air   

2014 - dateCambodia

^ Comments : Bassaka Air was founded in 2013 as PP Air & renamed prior to start. Commenced scheduled operations with a service from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, Cambodia on 01Dec2014

^ Genealogy : PP Air >Bassaka Air

Batair Cargo   

2010* - dateSouth_Africa

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Batik Air   

2013 - dateIndonesia

^ Comments : Batik Air was announced as Space Air, Lion Air’s planned full service subsidiary in Nov2011. Adopted the Batik Air brand in May2012 & its maiden flight was in May2013

^ Genealogy : Space Air >Batik Air

Batoka Sky   

2011* - dateZambia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bay Air Aviation (Nomad Air)   

1998* - dateNamibia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bay City Seaplane  added

2002* - dateAustralia

^ Comments : Bay City Seaplane is a seaplane charter company based in Geelong in Victoria. It was first added to the ABN register on 01Jul2002

^ Genealogy :  

Bearskin Airlines (Bearskin Lake Air Services)   

1963 - dateCanada

^ Comments : Sioux Lookout, Ontario based Bearskin Airlines was established on 17Jul1963. Regional and domestic scheduled and charter passenger and cargo services around Northern Ontario

^ Genealogy :  

Beijing Airlines   

2012 - dateChina

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bek Air   

2011 - dateKazakhstan

^ Comments : Bek Air was rebranded from Berkut Air (1999-2011). It was in the process of rebranding itself as Halyk Air with the transition expected to be completed by the end of the 2016 but unfortunately it did not launch operations

^ Genealogy : Berkut Air >Bek Air

Belair  updated

2001 - dateSwitzerland

^ Comments : Belair was registered in the Swiss Commercial Register on 16Oct2001 & operations started on 03Nov2001. Belair plans to cease operations on 31Oct2017

^ Genealogy : Balair + CTA =>Balair - CTA >Balair >Belair

Belavia (Belarussian Airlines) (Air Belarussia)   

1996 - dateBelarus

^ Comments : Belavia Belarusian Airlines, created on 05Mar1996, was fomerly the Aeroflot Division in the Republic of Belarus (formed in Nov1933). Had Minskavia merge in in 1998

^ Genealogy : BACA (Belarusian Association of Civil Aviation) >Belavia

Belogorie   

2013* - dateRussia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bemidji Aviation Services   

1947 - dateUSA

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bentiu Air Transport   

2001 - dateSudan

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Ben-Air >Bentiu Air Transport

Bergen Air Transport   

1999 - dateNorway

^ Comments : Bergen Air Transport was founded in 1998 by Geir Hellsten and Håkon Lie-Nielsen, and commenced operations the following year

^ Genealogy :  

Bering Air   

1979 - dateUSA

^ Comments : Bering Air was founded by James & Christine Rowe as a charter airline & operations started on 03Oct1979

^ Genealogy : Nome Flying Service >>Bering Air

Berjaya Air   

1989 - dateMalaysia

^ Comments : Berjaya Air was founded in 1989 & operations started on 30Jun1989 as Pacific Air Charter

^ Genealogy : Pacific Air Charter >Berjaya Air

Berry Aviation   

1983 - dateUSA

^ Comments : Berry Aviation operations started on 30Jun1983

^ Genealogy :  

Bestfly   

2016 - dateAngola

^ Comments : Bestfly secured Angolan AOC in Dec2015 & started operations in 2016

^ Genealogy :  

BH Air (Balkan Holidays)   

2002 - dateBulgaria

^ Comments : BH Air started operations in Jan2002

^ Genealogy :  

Bhutan Airlines (Tashi Air)   

2013 - dateBhutan

^ Comments : Bhutan Airlines, then known as Tashi Air, was launched on 04Dec2011. After only six months of operation, however, the airline asked the Butanese Government for permission to suspend domestic flights. The airline resumed services on 10Oct2013 as Bhutan Airlines, having secured the wet lease of a single Airbus A320 aircraft from a Lithuanian-based company

^ Genealogy : Tashi Air >Bhutan Airlines

Bicol Air Express   

2012 - datePhilippines

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Big Dog Aviation   

2005* - dateZambia

^ Comments : Big Dog Aviation is passenger charter carrier based at Ndola, Zambia

^ Genealogy :  

Big Island Air   

1985^ - dateUSA

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bighorn Airways   

1947 - dateUSA

^ Comments : Bighorn Airways operations started on 30Jun1947

^ Genealogy :  

Billings Flying Service  updated

1984* - dateUSA

^ Comments : Billings Flying Service is a second generation helicopter company based in Billings, Montana

^ Genealogy :  

Biman Bangladesh  updated

1972 - dateBangladesh

^ Comments : Biman Bangladesh was officially founded on 04Jan1972 as Air Bangladesh & renamed prior to start. Officially founded as Biman Bangladesh on 27Oct1972 but had started domestic services on 04Feb1972

^ Genealogy : Air Bangladesh >Biman Bangladesh

BinAir   

1996* - dateGermany

^ Comments : BinAir is a Franz Josef Strauss International, Munich based carrier that was formed in 1996

^ Genealogy :  

Binter Canarias  updated

1989 - dateSpain

^ Comments : Binter Canarias was established as a subsiduary of Iberia on 18Feb1988 and started operations on 26Mar1989. Regional carrier operating extensive inter-island services within the Canary Islands.

^ Genealogy :  

Binter CV (Binter Linhas Aéreas Cabo Verde)   

2016 - dateCape_Verde_Islands

^ Comments : Binter CV operated its maiden flight on 08Sep2016 & started regular operations on 14 November 2016

^ Genealogy :  

Bionic Aviation   

2007 - dateSouth_Africa

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bismillah Airlines   

1999 - dateBangladesh

^ Comments : Bismillah Airlines was formed in 1999 & its all-cargo operations started on 15Jan1999 out of Dhaka

^ Genealogy :  

Black Sheep Aviation   

2004* - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Blekingeflyg   

2007 - dateSweden

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Blink   

2008* - dateUK

^ Comments : Blink was founded in 2008. Bizjet operator Wijet (Paris Le Bourget) will merge with its British counterpart Blink (Blackbushe) to form the world’s largest air-taxi service provider

^ Genealogy :  

Blu Express   

2005 - dateItaly

^ Comments : Blu Express is the low-cost arm of Blue Panorama Airlines. Operations started on 21Nov2005

^ Genealogy :  

Blu Halkin Jet   

2015* - dateUK

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

^ Genealogy :  

Blue Air   

2004 - dateRomania

^ Comments : Blue Air was launched as the first Romanian airline company, with 100% private equity on 13Dec2004 & started operations the same month

^ Genealogy :  

Blue Airlines   

2015* - dateArgentina

^ Comments : Blue Airlines is a charter carrier based at Buenos Aires Aeroparque Jorge Newbery

^ Genealogy :  

Blue Bird Aviation   

1989* - dateSudan

^ Comments : Blue Bird Aviation was formed in 1989

^ Genealogy :  

Blue Bird Aviation   

2014* - dateYemen

^ Comments : Blue Bird Aviation offers private & business charter services out of Sana

^ Genealogy :  

Blue City Aviation   

2006* - dateUK

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Blue Dart Aviation   

1996 - dateIndia

^ Comments : Blue Dart Aviation was founded in 1995 & started operations 17Jun1996. Express parcel service and domestic and regional charters with its main base as Chennai International Airport

^ Genealogy :  

Blue Hawaiian   

1985 - dateUSA

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Blue Islands  updated

2006 - dateUK

^ Comments : Blue Islands was formally established in 2001 (but had been operating since 1999 as a small operation) by Le Cocq's Stores in Alderney. Scheduled serices began on 01Feb2002. The Rockhopper name was adopted on 29Aug2003 & on 14Feb2006 started services as Blue Islands. Scheduled services from the Channel Islands

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

Blue Panorama   

1998 - dateItaly

^ Comments : Blue Panorama was established by tour operator Astra Travel on 03Sep1998 & operations started on 15Dec1998

^ Genealogy :  

Blue Sky Airlines   

2012 - 2016Somalia

^ Comments : Blue Sky Airlines was founded in 2012. Merged with Ocean Airlines to form Blue Ocean in 2016

^ Genealogy : Blue Sky + Ocean Airlines =>Blue Ocean

Blue Sky Airways   

2015 - dateAustralia

^ Comments : Blue Sky Airways was incorporated on 19May2015. Operates seaplane charter services

^ Genealogy :  

Blue Sky Aviation   

1996 - dateKenya

^ Comments : Blue Sky Aviation was established & commenced operations in 1996 with a single Cessna 402

^ Genealogy :  

Blue Sky Aviation   

2006* - dateMongolia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Blue Square Aviation   

2013* - dateMalta

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Blue Water Aviation Services   

2004* - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Blue Wing Airlines   

2002 - dateSuriname

^ Comments : Blue Wing Airlines was founded in 2002 & started operations in Jan2002

^ Genealogy :  

BlueBird Airways   

2008 - dateGreece

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bluebird Aviation   

1992 - dateKenya

^ Comments : Bluebird Aviation Limited, a locally registered Kenyan aircharter company based at Wilson Airport, Nairobi and was incorporated in 1992

^ Genealogy :  

Bluebird Cargo   

2001 - dateIceland

^ Comments : Bluebird Cargo was established in 2000 & operations started on 25Mar2001 with international cargo services out of Kevflavik

^ Genealogy :  

Bluelink Jets   

2011* - dateSweden

^ Comments : Bluelink Jets was founded in 2011 as a private jet airline with head quarter in Lidkoping

^ Genealogy :  

BlueSky Airlines   

2012* - dateDR_Congo

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

BlueSky Airlines   

2013* - dateCayman_Islands

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

BlueSky Airways   

2012 - dateBotswana

^ Comments : BlueSky Airways was launched on 09Jul2012 & flew its first commercial flight on 14Oct2012

^ Genealogy :  

bmi Regional  updated

2001 - dateUK

^ Comments : bmi Regional was originally formed by Ian Woodley in 1987 as BUSINESS AIR with a small fleet of Bandierantes. It started operations on 15Aug1987. It was an almalgam of former scheduled operator Euroair and it's associate Business Air Center. Originally operated passenger charter flights but expanded into scheduled services in 1987. Name changed to BRITISH MIDLAND COMMUTER in 1998. Based in Aberdeen. Renamed to bmi Regional was originally formed by Ian Woodley in 1987 as BUSINESS AIR with a small fleet of Bandierantes. It started operations on 15Aug1987. It was an almalgam of former scheduled operator Euroair and it's associate Business Air Center. Originally operated passenger charter flights but expanded into scheduled services in 1987. Name changed to BRITISH MIDLAND COMMUTER in 1998. Based in Aberdeen. Renamed to bmi Regional

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

BoA (Boliviana de Aviacion)  updated

2009 - dateBolivia

^ Comments : BoA (Boliviana de Aviació) was created by means of the Supreme Decree Nº 29318 of 24Oct2007. It was established by the Bolivian Government under the president Evo Morales, replacing the troubled Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano as flag carrier. Inaugural flight was made on 29Mar2009

^ Genealogy :  

BoA Regional   

2015 - dateBolivia

^ Comments : BoA Regional commenced revenue operations on 27Dec2015 with its maiden flight La Paz El Alto to Uyuni.

^ Genealogy :  

Bohike International Airways   

1959 - dateUS_Virgin_Islands

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bolton Lake Air Services   

1995 - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bordeaux Aviation   

1997* - dateFrance

^ Comments : Bordeaux Aviation was founded in 1997

^ Genealogy :  

Borinquen Air (Diaz Aviation)   

1961* - datePuerto_Rico

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Borneo Air Service*   

2013* - dateMalaysia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bornholmerflyet   

2012 - dateDenmark

^ Comments : Bornholmerflyet is part of the Danish Air Transport, founded in 1989, flying both scheduled flights, charter passenger and freight tasks. Launched services on 03May2012

^ Genealogy :  

Boutique Air   

2012 - dateUSA

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines   

2015 - dateSweden

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines

Braathens Regional   

2013 - dateSweden

^ Comments : Braathens Regional was formed in Sep1976 as Golden Air. Renamed to Golden Air Flyg, starting operations on 15Aug1993 & then to current name in 2013

^ Genealogy : Golden Air > Golden Air Flyg >Braathens Regional

Branch River Air Service   

2007* - dateUSA

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bravo Air   

2013 - dateUkraine

^ Comments : Bravo Air was founded on 02Apr2012

^ Genealogy :  

Bravo Air (Georgia)   

2013* - dateGeorgia

^ Comments : Bravo Air (Georgia) was founded in Tbilisi on 26Jun2013

^ Genealogy :  

Bravo Cargo Services   

2014* - dateUAE

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Briko Air   

1983* - dateTrinidad

^ Comments : Briko Air was registered in 1983 operating a total of 14 aircraft providing Fixed Wing Air Charters and Med-Vac throughout the Caribbean, Central and South American, Helicopter Charters and Offshore Services, Pilot Training, Agricultural Spraying, FBO Services and third party maintenance of aircraft

^ Genealogy :  

Brisair   

1982* - dateSwitzerland

^ Comments : Brisair was founded in 1982

^ Genealogy :  

Bristow Helicopters  added

1955 - dateUK

^ Comments : Bristow Helicopters Limited was established on 24Jun1955 by Alan Bristow

^ Genealogy :  

Bristow Helicopters   

2002* - dateNigeria

^ Comments : Bristow Helicopters provides helicopter transportation to the offshore oil and gas industry, search and rescue (SAR) services, helicopter maintenance, modification or repair, helicopter pilot training. Based at Lagos Murtala Muhammad (LOS)

^ Genealogy :  

Bristow Norway   

2009 - dateNorway

^ Comments : Bristow Norway started operations from the Norwegian oil capital Stavanger in 1993 as Norsk Helikopter. Renamed to Bristow Norway in Apr2009

^ Genealogy : Norsk Helikopter >Bristow Norway

British Airways   

1974 - dateUK

^ Comments : BA traces it's routes back to 25Aug1919 when it's forerunner company, AT&T (Aircraft Transport & Travel), launched the world's first daily international scheduled air service between London and Paris

^ Genealogy : BEA + BOAC + Northeastern Airlines + BEA Airtours + Cambrian Aws + BEA Helicopters =>British Airways

Bromma Business Jet   

2013 - dateSweden

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Andersson Business Jet >Bromma Business Jet

Brooks Aviation  updated

2015* - dateUSA

^ Comments : Brooks Aviation is a cargo carrier based at Douglas Municipal (KDQH), Georgia

^ Genealogy :  

Broome Air Services   

1987* - dateAustralia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Broome Aviation   

1982 - dateAustralia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Brussels Airlines   

2007 - dateBelgium

^ Comments : Brussels Airlines was created following the merger of SN Brussels Airlines (SNBA) and Virgin Express. Began operations on 25Mar2007.

^ Genealogy : DAT (Delta Air Transport) >DAT Plus >SN Brussels Airlines + Virgin Express =>Brussels Airlines

Budapest Aircraft Service (BASe Kft)   

1991 - dateHungary

^ Comments : Budapest Aircraft Service (BASe Kft) was formed in 1991

^ Genealogy :  

Buddha Air   

1997 - dateNepal

^ Comments : Buddha Air was formed in 1997 & operations started on 15Oct1997 offering domestic services within Nepal, servicing the tourist industry

^ Genealogy :  

Buffalo Airways   

1970 - dateCanada

^ Comments : Buffalo Airways was founded in 1970 & started operations on 30Jun1970. Had its AOC suspended on 30Nov2015 for its poor safety record. Reinstated on 12Jan2016

^ Genealogy :  

Bukovyna Airlines (Bukovyna Aviation Enterprise)   

1999 - dateUkraine

^ Comments : Bukovyna Airlines was founded in 1992 as Chernovtsy Aviation Enterprise succeeding Aeroflot, Chernovtsy division with its main base at Chernovtsy International Airport. Charter carrier

^ Genealogy : Aeroflot, Chernovtsy division >Chernovtsy Aviation Enterprise >Bukovyna Airlines

Bul Air  updated

2016* - dateBulgaria

^ Comments : Bul Air now operates under its own AOC, as of May2017

^ Genealogy :  

Bulgaria Air   

2002 - dateBulgaria

^ Comments : Bulgaria Airwas established in Nov2002 as a successor to the insolvent Balkan Bulgarian Airlines & operations started on 04Dec2002

^ Genealogy : Balkan Air Tour >Bulgaria Air

Bulgarian Air Charter   

2000 - dateBulgaria

^ Comments : Bulgarian Air Charter was established in 2000 and started operations on 14Dec2000 serving inclusive tours to Bulgaria from Russia

^ Genealogy :  

Bumi Air   

2012 - dateZimbabwe

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bural (Buryat Airlines)   

2002* - dateRussia

^ Comments : Bural was formed as Aeroflot, Ulan-Ude division. Renamed to Ulan-Ude Air Express, then Buryatia-Buryat Airlines, Buryat Airlines & fimnally Bural

^ Genealogy : Aeroflot, Ulan-Ude division >Ulan-Ude Air Express >Buryatia-Buryat Airlines >Buryat Airlines >Bural

Bushland Airways   

1978* - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Business Aviation Center   

2003 - dateUkraine

^ Comments : Business Aviation Center (founded in 1996) offers international and regional charter services. Began life as a Let L-410 charter agent

^ Genealogy :  

BusinessWings   

2002* - dateGermany

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Busy Bee Congo   

2007 - dateDR_Congo

^ Comments : Busy Bee Congo is an aviation company operating in Goma since 2007 & is still operating

^ Genealogy :  

Buzz Airways   

2014 - dateUSA

^ Comments : Buzz Airways launched operations on 12Jun2014 connecting Branson, Missouri with Chicago Midway and Houston Hobby

^ Genealogy :  

BVI Airways   

2010 - dateUK_Virgin_Islands

^ Comments : BVI Airways was founded in 2010 & commenced operations on 05May2010. Ceased operations in 2015*. Appears to have restarted on 11Apr2017

^ Genealogy :  

C&I Corporation   

2008 - dateRomania

^ Comments : C&I Corporation provides private flight services to any destination in the world

^ Genealogy :  

C>FLY Aviation   

2013* - dateBrazil

^ Comments : C>FLY Aviation provides business air charter services out of São Paulo

^ Genealogy :  

CAAS (Central Asian Aviation Services)   

2010* - dateKyrgyzstan

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

CABI Airlines (Connection Aviation Business Information)   

1997* - dateUkraine

^ Comments : CABI Airlines is a Donetsk based carrier that was founded in 1995

^ Genealogy :  

Cabo Verde Express   

2000* - dateCape_Verde_Islands

^ Comments : Cabo Verde Express is a charter aviation company that operates between the different islands of the Cape-Verde and between the Cape-Verde and African continent

^ Genealogy :  

CAE Aviation   

1971* - dateLuxembourg

^ Comments : CAE Aviation was formed in 1971

^ Genealogy :  

Caicos Express Airways   

2014 - dateTurks_Caicos

^ Comments : Caicos Express Airways launched its maiden scheduled international air service on 13Dec2014 with 4x weekly flights from Providenciales to Cap Haitien in Haiti. Prior to this, Caicos Express had only operated foreign flights on a charter basis

^ Genealogy :  

Cairo Aviation   

1997 - dateEgypt

^ Comments : Cairo Aviation was established in 1997 by Dr Ibrahim Kamel’s Kato Group & operations started on 30Jun1997

^ Genealogy :  

CAL Cargo Air Lines (Cavei Avir Lemitanim)   

1976 - dateIsrael

^ Comments : CAL Cargo Air Lines operations started 02Nov1976

^ Genealogy :  

Cal Jet Air   

2013 - dateUSA

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Calafia Airlines  added

2016 - dateMexico

^ Comments : Calafia Airlines is a regional airline that was founded in 1993, based in the Cabo San Lucas International Airfield. It was formerly named Aéreo Calafia till mid 2016

^ Genealogy : Aéreo Calafia >Calafia Airlines

Calima Aviación   

2009 - dateSpain

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Calm Air International   

1962 - dateCanada

^ Comments : Calm Air International was founded by Arnold Morberg and his wife as a charter service in Northern Saskatchewan in 1986. Operations started on 30Jun1962

^ Genealogy :  

Camair-Co   

2011 - dateCameroon

^ Comments : Camair-Co was formed in 2006 & officially started operations in 28Mar2011

^ Genealogy :  

Cambodia Angkor Air   

2009 - dateCambodia

^ Comments : Cambodia Angkor Airwas established through an MoI signed by the Cambodian government on 23Nov2007. Started operations on 28Jul2009. National flag carrier

^ Genealogy :  

Cambodia Bayon Airlines   

2014 - dateCambodia

^ Comments : Cambodia Bayon Airlines was established in Apr2014 & launched its inaugural flight from China to Phnom Penh on 16Dec2014

^ Genealogy :  

Cameron Air Services   

1992* - dateCanada

^ Comments : Cameron Air Services was formed in 1992

^ Genealogy :  

Canadian Airways Congo (Canair Congo)   

2004* - dateRepublic_of_Congo

^ Comments : Canadian Airways Congo was formed in 2004. The airline's hub is Maya-Maya Airport, in Brazzaville

^ Genealogy :  

Canadian North (Air NorTerra)   

1989^ - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

CanaryFly   

2010* - dateSpain

^ Comments : CanaryFly was founded as Canaria Aeronautica

^ Genealogy : Canaria Aeronautica >Canary Fly

Can-West Air   

2006* - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Can-West Air

Cape Air   

1989 - dateUSA

^ Comments : Cape Air operations started 30Jun1989 as a brand of Hyannis Air Service. Started as Cape Air in Oct1989

^ Genealogy :  

Cape York Air   

1980* - dateAustralia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Capital Airlines   

1993* - dateKenya

^ Comments : Capital Airlines was established in 1993 and operates out of Wilson Airport, Nairobi providing non-schedule services throughout Africa, to southern Europe and to the Middle East

^ Genealogy :  

Capital Airlines (Beijing Capital Airlines)   

2010 - dateChina

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Deer Air >Capital Airlines

Captains Air Services   

2014* - dateGuyana

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

CardigAir Cargo   

1998* - dateIndonesia

^ Comments : CardigAir Cargo was formed in 1998. Cargo carrier based at Jakarta's Halim Airport

^ Genealogy :  

Cargo Air   

2008 - dateBulgaria

^ Comments : Cargo Air, the rebirth of Vega Airlines on 04Jul1997 & started operations on 15Nov1998. Re-established as Cargo Air on 26Oct2007, received AOC on 09Sep2008 & operations started on 15Sep2008

^ Genealogy : Vega Air +>Cargo Air

Cargo North   

2013 - dateCanada

^ Comments : Cargo North operations started on 24Jan2013, with all flights being operated by Nakina Air Services and North Star Air.

^ Genealogy :  

Cargojet Airways   

2002 - dateCanada

^ Comments : Cargojet Airways was established on 21Feb2002. Name changed from Canada Cargo 3000 on 22Feb2002. Started operations on 15Jun2002

^ Genealogy : Royal Cargo Airlines >Canada 3000 Cargo >Cargojet Airways

Cargojet Regional   

2007 - dateCanada

^ Comments : Cargojet Regional began operations as Georgian Express on 02Oct2007. On 17Jul2007 Cargojet Airways acquired the Georgian Express cargo operations & renamed it

^ Genealogy : Georgian Express >Cargojet Regional

Cargologicair   

2015 - dateUK

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

^ Genealogy :  

CargoLogicAir   

2016 - dateUK

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

^ Genealogy :  

Cargolux   

1970 - dateLuxembourg

^ Comments : Loftleidir, Salén, Luxair and private interests founded Cargolux on 04Mar1970 & operations started on 15Sep1970

^ Genealogy :  

Cargolux Italia   

2009 - dateItaly

^ Comments : Cargolux Italia started operations on 13Jun2009

^ Genealogy :  

Caribbean Airlines  updated

2007 - dateTrinidad

^ Comments : Caribbean Airlines was incorporated on 27Sep2006. Acquired all routes operated by Air Jamaica on 26May2011. New national flag carrier of Trinidad & Tobago. Intended to replace the loss making BWIA with international and regional scheduled services

^ Genealogy : Jamaica Air Service >Air Jamaica >Caribbean Airlines (Trinidad)

Caribbean Helicopters   

1995* - dateAntigua

^ Comments : Caribbean Helicopters was founded in 1995 & offers helicopter & fixed wing operations out of Antigua V.C. Bird International (ANU)

^ Genealogy :  

Carib-South Airways   

2015* - dateUSA

^ Comments : Carib-South Airways: all Cargo Airline service from Stewart International Airport, Newburg NY

^ Genealogy :  

Caricom Airways (Caribbean Commuter Airways )   

2009 - dateSuriname

^ Comments : Caricom Airways was originally founded on 13Apr2004, as Kuyake Aviation (Kuyake is surinamese for Toucan)

^ Genealogy : Kuyake Aviation >Caricom Airways

Caroline Islands Air   

1996* - dateMicronesia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Carpatair   

1999 - dateRomania

^ Comments : Carpatair was formed in 1999 & operations started on 15Feb1999 as Veg Air. Renamed in Dec1999 when new owners took over

^ Genealogy : Veg Air >Carpatair

Carson Air   

1995* - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Casa Air Service   

1995 - dateMorocco

^ Comments : Casa Air Service began to offer private air transport services in 1995. For 40 years prior to that, it was involved in agricultural air services

^ Genealogy :  

Casair (Complete Aviation Services)   

1992* - dateAustralia

^ Comments : Complete Aviation Services was formed in 1992

^ Genealogy :  

Caspian Airlines   

1993 - dateIran

^ Comments : Caspian Airlines was established in 1993 with operations starting on 15Sep1993

^ Genealogy :  

Caspiy   

2011 - dateKazakhstan

^ Comments : The Aktau-based "Socially Responsible Corporation Caspiy National Company JSC" is a conglomerate with interests including oil, gas, mineral extraction, transport & water

^ Genealogy :  

Castle Aviation   

1986 - dateUSA

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Cat Aviation   

1991* - dateSwitzerland

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Catalina Flying Boats   

1989 - dateUSA

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Caterham Jet   

2012 - dateMalaysia

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Cathay Dragon   

2016 - dateHong_Kong

^ Comments : Ganglong Air was renamed before starting. Dragonair was established in Hong Kong on 24May1985. Obtained its AOC on 24Jul1985 & started operations on 28Jul1985. Dragonair was officially rebranded as Cathay Dragon during a ceremony on 22Nov2016

^ Genealogy : Ganglong Air >Dragonair >Cathay Dragon

Cathay Pacific   

1948 - dateHong_Kong

^ Comments : Cathay Pacific Airways was founded by Roy C Farrell & Sydney H de Kantzow & started operations in Jan1946 as Roy Farrell Export-Import Co. Began operations on 01Jul1948 and registered as Cathay Pacific on 18Oct1948

^ Genealogy : Roy Farrell Export-Import Co.>Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific Cargo (Cathay Cargo)   

1999* - dateHong_Kong

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Caucasus Aeroservice  added

2010* - dateGeorgia

^ Comments : Caucasus Aeroservice is a passenger charter based at Tbilisi Lochini (TBS)

^ Genealogy :  

Caverton Helicopters   

2009* - dateNigeria

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Cavok Air   

2012 - dateMoldova

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Cayman Airways   

1968 - dateCayman_Islands

^ Comments : Cayman Airways was formed in 1968 to replace Cayman Brac Airways & started operations on 07Aug1968

^ Genealogy :  

CB Air Táxi Aéreo   

1996* - dateBrazil

^ Comments : CB Air Táxi Aéreo has agreed to acquire rival operator Global Táxi Aéreo

^ Genealogy :  

Cebgo   

2015 - datePhilippines

^ Comments : Cebgo was established as SEAir Inc, in 1995 & started operations on 15Aug1995. Tigerair Philippines was officially launched on 16Dec2010 but dues to legal wrangles, SEAir Inc was eventually renamed Tigerair Philippines on 07Jun2013. Renamed again in May2015

^ Genealogy : SEAir >Tigerair Philippines >Cebgo

Cebu Pacific Air   

1996 - datePhilippines

^ Comments : Cebu Pacific Air launched operations as Cebu Air on 08Mar1996 and renamed on 26Aug1996

^ Genealogy : Cebu Air >Cebu Pacific Air

Ceiba Intercontinental   

2007 - dateEquatorial_Guinea

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Cello Aviation   

2011 - dateUK

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

cem   

2001 - dateGermany

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

CemAir   

2005 - dateSouth_Africa

^ Comments : CemAir grew from a partnership which began in 2002 with the acquisition of a Cessna Grand Caravan. The partnership developed further with the purchase of several piston powered aircrafts and following the procurement of the first of several Beech 1900's in early 2005, the operation was formalised as the company known as CemAir today. Acquired regional carrier FlyTwenty60 in Jan2013

^ Genealogy : FlyTwenty60 >>CemAir

Center-South Airlines (Centre South Airlines)   

1993* - dateRussia

^ Comments : Center-South Airlines, a Belgorod based carrier, was founded in 1993

^ Genealogy :  

Central Flyway Air   

2004 - dateCanada

^ Comments : Central Flyway Air was formed as Venture Air in 1995

^ Genealogy : Venture Air >Central Flyway Air

Central Mountain Air   

1987 - dateCanada

^ Comments : Central Mountain Air operations started on 30Jun1987

^ Genealogy :  

Centurion Cargo   

2001 - dateUSA

^ Comments : Centurion Cargo was founded on 08Nov1985 as Challenge Air Cargo, starting operations on 15Nov1985. South Winds Cargo merged into Centurion Cargo on 07Aug2006

^ Genealogy : Challenge Air Cargo +>Centurion Cargo

CFA Mozambique   

2011* - dateMozambique

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

CFS Air Cargo   

2015* - dateUAE

^ Comments : CFS Air Cargo utilise two DC.8-73F freighters on cargo operations [added]

^ Genealogy :  

Chabahar Air  updated

1999 - 2012Iran

^ Comments : Chabahar Air was a passenger carrier with it's main base at Mehrabad Airport

^ Genealogy :  

Chalair Aviation   

1997* - dateFrance

^ Comments : Chalair Aviation was formed in 1986 as Chalair. Scheduled services out of Caen

^ Genealogy : Chalair >Chalair Aviation

Challenge Aero   

2002* - dateUkraine

^ Comments : Challenge Aero was formed in 2002

^ Genealogy :  

Cham Wings Airlines   

2008 - dateSyria

^ Comments : Cham Wings Airlines was formed as Sham Wings Airlines on 09Jul2006. Lo cost scheduled services out of Damascus International Airport that started on 03Mar2008

^ Genealogy : Sham Wings Airlines >Cham Wings Airlines

Channel Jets (Guernsey)   

2015* - dateUK

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

^ Genealogy :  

Chapi Air   

1968* - dateVenezuela

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Chartair  updated

1974* - dateAustralia

^ Comments : Chartair was founded in 1974 & Operates out of Alice Springs and Yulara and offered commuter services

^ Genealogy :  

Charter Air Transport   

1997* - dateUSA

^ Comments : Charter Air Transport applied to change its name to VIA Airlines on Apr2015

^ Genealogy :  

Chartright Air   

1996* - dateCanada

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

CHC (Ireland)  added

2012* - dateIreland

^ Comments : CHC (Ireland) is a passenger charter carrier out of Shannon International (SNN)

^ Genealogy :  

CHC Australia  added

1999 - dateAustralia

^ Comments : CHC Australia was renamed from Lloyd Helicopters of Australia. It provides helicopter services in Australia for the Fire and Emergency Services Authority of Western Australia, Victoria Police and the Ambulance Service of New South Wales

^ Genealogy : Lloyd Helicopters of Australia >CHC Helicopter

CHC Helicopter   

1988* - dateCanada

^ Comments : Okanagan Air Services began in British Columbia in the summer of 1947. Three ex-RCAF officers, pilots Carl Agar & Barney Bent, and engineer Alf Stringer, operating a fixed-wing charter company. CHC purchased Okanagan Helicopters and Toronto Helicopters and merged them with Dobbin's own company, Sealand Helicopters, to form a company named Canadian Helicopters. Renamed to CHC. CHC acquired British International Helicopters in 1994; Helicopter Services Group of Norway in 1999 (including Bond Helicopters), Helikopter Service AS, Lloyd Helicopters of Australia and Court Helicopters of South Africa. In 2004, CHC purchased Schreiner Aviation Group

^ Genealogy : Okanagan Air Services >Okanagan Helicopters + Sealand Helicopters + Toronto Helicopters =>Canadian Helicopters >CHC Helicopter

CHC Helicopters (Africa)  added

1999 - dateSouth_Africa

^ Comments : CHC Helicopters (Africa) is a passenger charter carrier based out of Cape Town D. F. Malan International (CPT). It was renamed from Court Helicopters

^ Genealogy : Court Air >>Norwegian Helikopter Service >>CHC Helicopters (Africa)

CHC Helikopter Service   

2010 - dateNorway

^ Comments : CHC Helicopter was formed as Scancopter-Service in 1956. Renamed to Helikopter Services in 1966 & CHC Helikopter Service in 2000. Renamed again to CHC Norway & back to CHC Helikopter Service

^ Genealogy : Scancopter Service >Helikopter Services >CHC Helikopter Service >CHC Norway >CHC Helikopter Service

CHC Scotia  added

2000 - dateUK

^ Comments : CHC Scotia provides helicopter transportation services to the oil and gas production industry. The company was formerly known as Scotia Helicopter Services and changed its name to CHC Scotia in Oct 2000. CHC Scotia Limited was incorporated in 1968 and is based in Aberdeen

^ Genealogy :  

CHC Stellavia   

1997* - dateDR_Congo

^ Comments : CHC Stellavia was formed in 1997

^ Genealogy :  

CHC Tchad   

2009 - dateChad

^ Comments : CHC Tchad was formed by Canada's CHC Helicopters Corp, for support of EEPCI (Esso Exploration and Production Chad Inc)

^ Genealogy :  

Chengdu Airlines   

2010 - dateChina

^ Comments : Chengdu Airlines started operations as United Eagle Airlines on 27Jul2005 & was rebranded on 22Jan2010

^ Genealogy : United Eagle Airlines >Chengdu Airlines

Cherokee Air   

1987* - dateBahamas

^ Comments : Cherokee Air was formed in 1987

^ Genealogy :  

Chhattisgarh Air Link   

2012 - dateIndia

^ Comments : Chhattisgarh Air Link started operations in Dec2012. It is a private non-scheduled airline based in Chhattisgarh

^ Genealogy :  

Chilean Airways   

2016 - dateChile

^ Comments : Chilean Airways began operations on 27Apr2015 as ADA (AeroDesierto) which had ceased operations on 19Jul2015 to be rebranded. Restarted operations on 27Jun2016

^ Genealogy : ADA (AeroDesierto) >Chilean Airways

Chilejet   

2015 - dateChile

^ Comments : Chilejet was established in 2014 to provide non-scheduled flights. Received its AOC on 07Jan2015 & started operations later that year

^ Genealogy :  

Chim-Nir Aviation   

1990* - dateIsrael

^ Comments : Chim-Nir Aviation is an airline based in Herzliya Airport, Israel. It is Israel’s leading Aircraft operator of specialized flying services and the private helicopter services

^ Genealogy :  

Chimo Air Service   

1994* - dateCanada

^ Comments : Chimo Air Service was formed in 1994

^ Genealogy :  

China Airlines   

1962 - dateTaiwan

^ Comments : China Airlines was formed on 16Dec1959 & domestic operations started 31Oct1962. Founded by a retired air force officer and initially concentrated on charter flights. International services began on 01Dec1966 between Taipei and Saigon. Passenger and cargo airline that was designated the national airline of Taiwan after the demise of CAT.

^ Genealogy :  

China Cargo Airlines   

1998 - dateChina

^ Comments : China Cargo Airlines was established on 30Jul1998 and started operations on 15Oct1998. Shanghai based freight carrier owned by China Eastern and China Ocean Shipping

^ Genealogy : Great Wall Airlines & Shanghai Airlines Cargo International =>>China Cargo Airlines

China Eastern Airlines  updated

1988 - dateChina

^ Comments : China Eastern Airlines was established on 25Jun1988 under the CAAC Huadong Administration. Started operations on 15Aug1998. CHINA EASTERN was part of the breakup of CAAC. Took over the loss making CHINA GENERAL AVIATION in 1997 and in 2001 took over AIR GREAT WALL. Became the first Chinese airline to offer shares on the international market.International and regional, scheduled and charter passenger and cargo services

^ Genealogy : >China Eastern Airlines

China Eastern Airlines Jiangsu   

1993 - dateChina

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

China Eastern Airlines Wuhan   

2002 - dateChina

^ Comments : China Eastern Airlines Wuhan was formed as Wuhan Air Lines in 1986

^ Genealogy : Wuhan Air Lines >China Eastern Airlines Wuhan

China Eastern Yunnan   

2011 - dateChina

^ Comments : China Eastern Yunnan was formed as Yunnan Airlines in 1992 & launched services on from Kunming on 02Aug2011

^ Genealogy : Yunnan Airlines >China Eastern Yunnan

China Express Airlines   

2006 - dateChina

^ Comments : China Express Airlines launched operations on 25Sep2006 using three Bombardier CRJ200

^ Genealogy :  

China Flying Dragon (Feilong Airlines)   

1981 - dateChina

^ Comments : China Flying Dragon operations started on 30Jun1981

^ Genealogy :  

China Postal Airlines   

1997 - dateChina

^ Comments : China Postal Airlines was established by China State Post Bureau in Shanghai in 1997, originally to operate domestic postal services. Operations started on 30Jun1997

^ Genealogy :  

China Sonangol International   

2006* - dateChina

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

China Southern Airlines   

1991 - dateChina

^ Comments : China Southern Airlines was established on 01Jul1988 following the government's decision to split the operating divisions of CAAC into separate airlines & began flying under its own name and livery in Feb1991. China Southern’s acquisitions resulted in the integration into its domestic operations of Zhongyuan Airlines on 04Aug2000, followed by China Northern, its subsidiaries Beiya Airlines, China Northern Swan and Xinjiang Airlines on 31Dec2004

^ Genealogy : CAAC <China Southern Airlines

China United Airlines   

2005 - dateChina

^ Comments : China United Airlines, founded in 1986, started operations on 30Jun1986 as a division of People's Liberation Army. Relaunched under its new ownership on 04Jun2005

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Choice Aire   

2015 - dateUSA

^ Comments : Choice Aire started public charter flights between Miami and Atlantic City on 21May2015

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Chongqing Airlines  updated

2007 - dateChina

^ Comments : Chongqing Airlines' AOC was issued on 28May2007 & started operations on 08Jul2007 (Scheduled domestic carrier specialising in premium and business class passengers)

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Chrono Aviation   

2012* - dateCanada

^ Comments : Chrono Aviation was founded in Quebec City in 2012 as a charter airline

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Chukotavia (Chukhut Avia)   

1996 - dateRussia

^ Comments : Chukotavia was formed on 24Mar1995 by the merger of Anadyr Air Enterprise with Chaunski Air Enterprise.

^ Genealogy : Anadyr Air Enterprise + Chaunski Air Enterprises =>Chukotavia

CIACA Airlines   

1999* - dateVenezuela

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Cielos Andinos   

2007 - datePeru

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Cinnamon Air   

2013 - dateSri_Lanka

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Citco BVI   

2010 - dateUK_Virgin_Islands

^ Comments : Citco BVI is based at Beef Island Terrance B. Lettsome International (EIS)

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Citilink (CityLink Airways)   

2001 - dateIndonesia

^ Comments : Garuda established low-cost domestic subsidiary Citilink on 15Jul2001. Started operations on 16Jul2001

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CityJet   

1994 - dateIreland

^ Comments : CityJet was formed as Business City Direct by Patrick Byrne in Sep1992 & operations started 12Jan1994 after being renamed

^ Genealogy : Business City Direct >CityJet

Cityline Hungary   

2003 - dateHungary

^ Comments : Cityline Hungary was founded in Mar2003 with the aim of providing cargo operations to European, African and CIS countries

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Cityline Swiss   

2010 - dateSwitzerland

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Civair   

1989^ - dateSouth_Africa

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Civair Helicopters   

1989^ - dateSouth_Africa

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Clair Aero   

2015* - dateUK_Virgin_Islands

^ Comments : Clair Aero offers regularly scheduled flights from Beef Island to the small airport at Anegada

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Classic Wings   

1990* - dateGermany

^ Comments : Classic Wings was founded in 1990

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Classica Air   

2015 - dateMoldova

^ Comments : Nobil Air which was founded in 2003 has been rebranded as Classica Air effective immediately

^ Genealogy : Nobil Air >Classica Air

Clay Lacy Jet Aviation   

1968* - dateUSA

^ Comments : Clay Lacy Jet Aviation was founded in 1968. Had Key Air merge in in Sep2016

^ Genealogy : Key Air >>Clay Lacy Jet Aviation

Clearwater Airways   

1995* - dateCanada

^ Comments : Clearwater Airways was formed in 1995

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Click Airways   

2004 - dateUAE

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Clintondale Aviation   

1992 - dateRussia

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Cloud Air Service   

1993^ - dateCanada

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Club One Air  updated

2005 - dateIndia

^ Comments : Club One Air launched its operations from Delhi in Aug2005 & is based on the fractional ownership model. Based in Delhi, Mumbai and Visakhapatnam.

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Clube Aereo de Viagens   

1981* - dateBrazil

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Clube Nautico Agua Limpa   

1981* - dateBrazil

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CM Airlines (Cielo Maya)   

2008 - dateHonduras

^ Comments : CM Airlines started operations in Aug2008

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Coastal Air Transport   

1976 - dateUS_Virgin_Islands

^ Comments : Coastal Air Transport was founded by Mike Foster operating scheduled services out of St Croix Henry E Rohisen International

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Coastal Aviation (Coastal Travels)  updated

1988 - dateTanzania

^ Comments : Coastal Aviation was formed in 1987. Tanganyika Flying merged into Coastal Aviation

^ Genealogy : Tanganyika Flying >>Coastal Aviation

Cobalt Air   

2016 - dateCyprus

^ Comments : Cobalt Air officially launched operations on 01Jun2016

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Cobham Aviation Services Australia   

2009 - dateAustralia

^ Comments : National Jet Systems was established in 1989 and started operations on 01Jul1990. Renamed to in 2009

^ Genealogy : National Jet Systems >Cobham Aviation Services Australia

Cobrex Trans   

1994* - dateRomania

^ Comments : Cobrex Trans was founded in & has operated in Brasov since 1994

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Cochrane Air Services   

1984* - dateCanada

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Colombe Airlines   

2013 - dateBurkina_Faso

^ Comments : Colombe Airlines officially launched scheduled operations on 05Oct2013. Resumed commercial passenger flights on 01Nov2016 after a near year-long suspension of operations

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Colorful Guizhou Airlines   

2015 - dateChina

^ Comments : Colorful Guizhou Airlines commenced commercial operations on 31Dec2015 with scheduled passenger flights between Guiyang and Bijie

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COLT Aviation   

2006 - dateBrazil

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COLT Cargo   

2013* - dateBrazil

^ Comments : COLT Cargo is a cargo airline based in São Paulo, Brazil. It was founded in 2013 by COLT Aviation, a business charter company

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Comair (Commercial Airways)  updated

1967 - dateSouth_Africa

^ Comments : Comair was initially formed on the 17Dec1943 & started operations on 15Jun1946 as Commercial Air Services. Renamed to current name in 1967.Took over PHALABORWA AIR SERVICES in the 1970s. BA franchise from 1996

^ Genealogy : Commercial Air Services >Comair

COMERAVIA (Comercial de Aviacion)   

1965* - dateVenezuela

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Comlux   

2006* - dateSwitzerland

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Comlux Aruba   

2011* - dateAruba

^ Comments : Comlux Aruba received its AOC on 26Sep2011

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Comlux KZ  updated

2008* - dateKazakhstan

^ Comments : Comlux Kazakhstan was founded in 2008. It is a fully owned subsidiary of Comlux and operate charter and business flight out of its base of Almaty

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Comlux Malta   

2008* - dateMalta

^ Comments : Comlux Malta was founded in 2008

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Comlux Middle East  added

2010* - dateBahrain

^ Comments : Comlux Middle East is a business & private charter carrier out of Bahrain Muharraq International (BAH)

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Common Sky   

2012 - dateAustria

^ Comments : MAPJet was renamed to Common Sky. Operates & maintains exclusive business jets

^ Genealogy : MAPJet >Common Sky

CommutAir   

1989 - dateUSA

^ Comments : CommutAir was established in 1989 & started operations on 01Aug1989

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Comores Aviation International   

2007 - dateComoros

^ Comments : Comores Aviation International was formed as Comores Aviation in 1996

^ Genealogy : Comores Aviation >Comores Aviation International

Compass Airlines   

2007 - dateUSA

^ Comments : Compass Airlines was formed as Northwest Airlines Cargo & renamed on 16Mar2006. Started operations 02May2007

^ Genealogy : Northwest Airlines Cargo >Compass Airlines (US)

Conair   

1969 - dateCanada

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Condor  updated

2004 - dateGermany

^ Comments : Condor was founded on 21Dec1955 as Deutsche Flugdiens & scheduled flight operations were launched on 29Mar1956 with a pilgrimage flight to Israel. On 25Oct1961, Deutsche Flugdienst took over its rival Condor-Luftreederei (which had been founded in 1957 by the Hamburg-based Oetker concern), subsequently changing its name to Condor Flugdienst. Integrated SUDFLUG in in 1993. In 1998, Condor Berlin was founded as a wholly owned subsidiary with headquarters at Berlin Tegel Airport. It amalgamated with CONDOR BERLIN and renamed to as Thomas Cook powered by Condor on 01Mar2003. On 23Jan2004, Condor became part of Thomas Cook AG and returned to the Condor brand name

^ Genealogy : Deutsche Flugdienst + Condor Luftfreeder