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Australia is an island continent located southeast of Asia and forming, with the nearby island of Tasmania, the Commonwealth of Australia. The continent is bordered on the north by the Timor Sea, the Arafura Sea, and the Torres Strait, on the east by the Coral Sea and the Tasman Sea, on the south by the Bass Strait and the Indian Ocean, and on the west by the Indian Ocean. The Commonwealth extends for about 4000 km (about 2500 mi) from east to west and for about 3700 km (about 2300 mi) from north to south. Its coastline measures some 25,760 km (about 16,010 mi). The area of the Commonwealth is 7,682,300 sq km (2,966,200 sq mi), and the area of the continent alone is 7,614,500 sq km (2,939,974 sq mi), making Australia the smallest continent in the world, but the sixth largest country.

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added23Nov14Free Spirit AirlinesIntends to operate scheduled regular public transport services to numerous regional destinations within Australia
added01Nov14Albury Air ServicesAlbury NSW based carrier that operated in the early 1950s

 

  PlannedInactiveActive
AirlineOperating DatesIATA : ICAOTreeStatusUpdate Reason

 AAA Airlines

(1991)  Began? 

 Aaron Airlines

**** - ****AB : C32 Inactive 

 Aboriginal Air Services

2000* - 2006 Aboriginal Air ServicesInactive 

 Adagold Aviation

1992* - date  Active 

 Adastra Aerial Surveys

1973* - 1973 >AnsettRenamed 

 Ad-Astral Aviation

2006* - date  Active 

 Adelaide Airways

1935 - 1936 >AnsettRenamed 

 Advance Airlines

1974 - 1980DR : --->Avdev Airlines DaveyStatus? 

 Aerocab

1978* - 1979*  Status? 

 Aerodyne

**** - ****  Status? 

 Aerolink Air Services

1999* - 2010*  Status? 

 Aeromil

2000 - 2000  Inactive 

 Aeropelican Air Services

1971 - 2013OT : PEL>Brindabella AirlinesRenamed 

 Aero-Tropics

1999 - 2008HC : ATIAero-TropicsInactive 

 Air Australia

2011 - 2012-- : AGCAir AustraliaInactive 

 Air Beef

1947 - 1947  Inactive 

 Air Cairns

1993 - 1994*  Status? 

 Air Cargo Australia

1989 - 2003* >TransAustralian AirRenamed 

 Air Central Eyre

1987 - 1990*  Inactive 

 Air Charter

1994* - 1994*  Inactive 

 Air Charter Australia

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 Air Charter Centre

1981* - 1983*  Status? 

 Air Charter Tours

Early 1970s >Southern Cross AirlinesRenamed 

 Air Connex

2002* - 2002*  Status? 

 Air Eastland

Early 1970sNO : --->East Coast Commuter AirlinesRenamed 

 Air Express

1952 - 1979  Inactive 

 Air Facilities

1992 - 2002*FZ : ---Air FacilitiesStatus? 

 Air Fraser Island

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 Air Frontier

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 Air Great Lakes

1971* - 1982*  Inactive 

 Air Kangaroo (PACE)

(1978)  Began? 

 Air Kangaroo Island

1990 - 1994 Air Kangaroo IslandInactive 

 Air Kangaroo Island

1994 - 1994*  Status? 

 Air Kimberly

1995 - 1995  Inactive 

 Air Link (Airlink)

1971 - dateDR : --- Active 

 Air Maroochy

1982 - 1994*QO : --- Status? 

 Air Melbourne

2012* - date  Active 

 Air Midwest

1992* - 1993FH : --- Inactive 

 Air Mount ISA

2002* - 2003*  Inactive 

 Air New South Wales

1981 - 1985 >AnsettRenamed 

 Air Ngukurr

2002* - 2006*  Status? 

 Air North International

1988 - 1993 >AirNorthRenamed 

 Air North Queensland

1990* - 1990*  Status? 

 Air Nostalgia

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 Air NSW

1985 - 1989 >AnsettRenamed 

 Air Queensland

1976* - 1988 >Air QueenslandRenamed 

 Air South Regional

1993 - date  Active 

 Air Swift

1992 - 1994*KJ : --- Status? 

 Air Tasmania

1969 - 1990XZ : --->Airlines of TasmaniaRenamed 

 Air Tiwi

1996* - 2001TL : --- Inactive 

 Air Transit

1982* - 1990 >Air Kangaroo IslandRenamed 

 Air W.A.

1984 - 1985 >AnsettRenamed 

 Air Whitsunday

1988* - 1988 >Seair PacificRenamed 

 Air Whitsunday Seaplanes

1999* - 2006*  Status? 

 Aircrafts Pty

1929* - 1948 >AnsettRenamed 

 AirCruising Australia

1994 - date-- : AIXAir Cruising AustraliaActive 

 Airleander

1995* - 1998*  Status? 

 Airlines (WA)

1955* - 1955 >AnsettRenamed 

 Airlines of Australia

1934 - 1942 >AnsettRenamed 

 Airlines of New South Wales

1959 - 1968 >AnsettRenamed 

 Airlines of Northern Australia

1982 - 1985 >AnsettRenamed 

 Airlines of South Australia

1981 - 1986 Airlines of South AustraliaInactive 

 Airlines of South Australia

1998 - 2004RT : LRT>ASARenamed 

 Airlines of Tasmania

1990 - dateFO : ATMAirlines of TasmaniaActive 

 Airlines of Western Australia (W.A.)

1981 - 1984 >AnsettRenamed 

 AirNorth

1982* - 1988 >AirNorthRenamed 

 Airnorth

1993 - dateTL : ANOAirNorthActive 

 Airnorth Central

1975* - 1998 >AirNorthRenamed 

 Airnorth Central Australia

1993 - 1993 >AirNorthRenamed 

 Airnorth Katherine

1991* - 1993 >AirNorthRenamed 

 Airspeed Aviation (BPW Aviation)

2009 - date  Active 

 AirSwift Aviation

2000* - 2007 >Skytrans RegionalRenamed 

 AirTex Aviation

1982 - 2009*  Status? 

 Airtex Aviation (Avtex Air Services)

1982* - 2010*  Status? 

 Airwing Services

2002* - 2002*  Status? 

 Albatross Airlines

1979 - 1998UX : --- Inactive 

 Albury Air Services

1952* - 1953*  Status? 

 Alliance Airlines

2002 - dateQQ : QQAAlliance AirlinesActive 

 Alligator Airways

2004* - 2012  Inactive 

 Amann Aviation

1989* - 1990*  Status? 

 Amity Aviation

1982 - 1982*  Status? 

 ANA (Australian National Airlines)

1936 - 1957 >AnsettRenamed 

 Ancove

1991* - 1991*  Status? 

 Anindilyakwa Air

2000* - 2006*  Status? 

 Ansett

1969 - 2002AN : AAAAnsettInactive 

 Ansett - ANA

1957 - 1969 >AnsettRenamed 

 Ansett Air Freight

1989* - 2000*  Inactive 

 Ansett Airlines of New South Wales

1968 - 1981WX : --->AnsettRenamed 

 Ansett Airlines of Northern Australia

1981 - 1982 >AnsettRenamed 

 Ansett Airlines of South Australia

1959 - 1964 >Airlines of South AustraliaRenamed 

 Ansett Airways

1936* - 1946 >AnsettRenamed 

 Ansett Express

1990 - 1993 >AnsettRenamed 

 Ansett N.T. (Ansett Northern Territories)

1985 - 1991 >AnsettRenamed 

 Ansett NSW (Ansett of New South Wales)

1989 - 1990 >AnsettRenamed 

 Ansett WA

1985 - 1993 >AnsettRenamed 

 Antonov Airlines Cargo

1989 - 1993  Inactive 

 Aquatic Air

1975 - 1993VZ : --- Inactive 

 Arcas Airways

1971* - 1992 >Air FacilitiesRenamed 

 Arnhem Air

1979* - 1998 >AirNorthRenamed 

 Arnhem Land Community Airline

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 ASA (Airlines of SA)

2004 - 2006* ASAStatus? 

 Asian Express Airlines

1996 - 2008HJ : AXF>Tasman Cargo AirlinesRenamed 

 Associated Airlines

1938 - 2000*  Inactive 

 Atlass Aviation

2008* - 2009*  Status? 

 Augusta Airways

1983 - 1998BH : --->ASARenamed 

 Aus Air

2001* - 2002*  Status? 

 Aus-Air

1982 - 1999NO : AUSAus-AirInactive 

 Aussie Airways

1998 - 1998  Inactive 

 Australasian Jet

1989* - 2000*  Status? 

 Australia air Express

**** - **** Australia air ExpressStatus? 

 Australia Air International

1993 - 1994  Inactive 

 Australia Asia Airlines

1996* - 1996IM : AAU Inactive 

 Australia Connection Airways

(1997)  Began? 

 Australia North-West

1991 - 1991  Inactive 

 Australia World Airways

1993 - 2000  Inactive 

 Australia-Asia Airline

1991 - 1996  Inactive 

 Australian Aerial Services

1930* - 1930*  Status? 

 Australian Air Charterers

1956 - 1982 >Aus-AirRenamed 

 Australian Air Express

1992 - dateXM : XME Active 

 Australian Airlines

1986 - 1990* >QantasRenamed 

 Australian Airlines

2002 - 2006AO : AUZ Inactive 

 Australian Airlink

1993* - 1993*  Status? 

 Australian Challenge Airways

(2004)  Began? 

 Australian CityJet Holdings

(2000)  Began? 

 Australian Commuter Airlines

(1994)  Began? 

 Australian Flyers

1997 - 2000  Inactive 

 Australian Indian Ocean Territories Airlines

2009* - 2009*  Inactive 

 Australian Jet Charter

1978* - 1999*  Renamed 

 Australian National Airways

1930* - 1931*  Status? 

 Australian Regional Airlines of Queensland

1988 - 1993  Inactive 

 Australian Transcontinental Aerial Services

1920* - 1920* >QantasRenamed 

 Australian Vintage Travel

1987* - 1987*  Status? 

 Avdev Airlines

1980 - 1980* >Avdev Airlines DaveyRenamed 

 Avdev Airlines Davey

1980* - 1984 Avdev Airlines DaveyInactive 

 Aviatour

(****)  Unconfirmed 

 Avior Airlines

1979* - 1987XP : --- Inactive 

 Ayers Rock Air Services

1985* - 1985*  Status? 

 Backpackers Xpress

(2005)  Began? 

 Bankstown Air Charter

1993^ - 2003*  Status? 

 Bare Air

1992* - 1993*  Status? 

 Barrier Aviation

2012* - 2012  Inactive 

 Barrier Reef Airways

1947 - 1954 >AnsettRenamed 

 BBA Air Cargo

1976 - 1979BQ : ---BBA Air CargoInactive 

 Better Air Transport

Late 1940s  Status? 

 Big Sky Express

2004 - 2006  Inactive 

 Bizjets (Business Jets)

1966* - 1979*BQ : --- Status? 

 Bloodstock Air Services

1983 - 1983  Inactive 

 Brain & Brown Airfreighters

1949 - 1976 >BBA Air CargoRenamed 

 Brindabella Airlines

1994 - 2013FQ : ---Brindabella AirlinesInactive 

 British Commonwealth Pacific Airlines

1946 - 1954 >QantasRenamed 

 Broome Air Services

1987* - date  Active 

 Broome Airlines

2000* - 2000 >Northwest Regional AirlinesRenamed 

 Broome Aviation

1982 - dateFY : --- Active 

 Bush Pilots Airways

1951 - 1976*QN : --->Air QueenslandRenamed 

 Butler Air Transport

1934* - 1959 >AnsettRenamed 

 Butler Airlines

1978* - 1979*OT : --- Status? 

 Cairns Seaplanes

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 Cape York Air

1980* - 2006*  Status? 

 Capitol Airlines

1990* - 1990*  Inactive 

 Cargomasters

1981 - 1983  Inactive 

 Carnavon Air Taxis

1963* - 1972* >Virgin Australia RegionalRenamed 

 Casair (Complete Air Services)

2004* - date CasairActive 

 Central Air

1999* - 1999*  Status? 

 Central Airlines (Central Highlands Air Transport)

1980* - 2009*  Status? 

 Challenge Air Services

1988 - 1989  Inactive 

 Charrak Air

1996* - 1996*  Status? 

 Chartair

1974^ - date  Active 

 Charter Cruise Air

1983 - 1994 >Aircruising AustraliaRenamed 

 Civil Flying Services

1965* - 1979*YT : --- Status? 

 Clubair

1979* - 1982*CG : --->Wings AustraliaRenamed 

 Coast to Coast Airlines

1992 - 1993  Inactive 

 Cobden Air

1978* - 1979*XF : --- Status? 

 Cobden Air Services

2002* - 2002*  Status? 

 Cobham Aviation Services Australia

2009 - dateNC : NJS Active 

 Cockatoo Island Airways

1989* - 1989*  Status? 

 Commander Air

2004* - 2006* >UnknownRenamed 

 Commercial Aviation

(****)  Unconfirmed 

 Commodore Aviation

1969* - 1982*  Inactive 

 Compass Airlines

1990 - 1991  Inactive 

 Compass Airlines

1992 - 1993 Compass AirlinesInactive 

 Complete Aviation Services

1992* - 1993 * >CasairRenamed 

 Connair

1970 - 1979CK : --->Northern AirlinesRenamed 

 Connellan Airways

1943 - 1970 >Northern AirlinesRenamed 

 Coral Sea Airlines

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 Corporate Air

1992* - date-- : CBR Active 

 Country Connection Airline

1991 - 2002*XL : NSW Status? 

 Countryair

1958* - 1990CE : --- Inactive 

 Crane Airlines

1987* - 1990FD : --->Sydney AirlinesRenamed 

 Cranways (General Cargo Australia)

1980 - 1983  Inactive 

 Dakota Airways

1988 - 1993  Inactive 

 Dakota Down Under

2003* - 2004*  Inactive 

 Dakota National Air

1992 - 2002* >Discovery AirwaysRenamed 

 Davey Air Services

1958 - 1980*  Status? 

 DC-3 Queensland (Air Rambler)

1988 - 1991*  Inactive 

 de Bruin Air

2009 - date de Bruin AirActive 

 Desert Air Safaris (Dick Langs Desert-Air Safaris)

1967* - date  Active 

 Discovery Airways

2004* - 2006* Discovery AirwaysStatus? 

 Drennan Aviation

1983* - 1983*  Inactive 

 Eagle Airways

1978* - 1979*  Status? 

 East Coast Airlines

1982* - 1982*  Status? 

 East Coast Commuter Airlines

Late 1970s East Coast Commuter AirlinesStatus? 

 Easter Airlines

1980s  Status? 

 Eastern Airlines

1982* - 1982*  Status? 

 Eastern Australia Airlines (Eastern Airlines)

1987 - dateQF : EAQEastern Australia AirlinesActive 

 Eastern Pacific Airlines

1992* - 1993*  Status? 

 Eastland Air (Moore's Air Charter)

1989* - 2002  Inactive 

 EastWest Airlines

1989* - 1990EW : --->AnsettRenamed 

 East-West Airlines

1947 - 1989*EW : --->AnsettRenamed 

 Eco Airlines

2005* - 2005V2 : AKT Inactive 

 Edge Aviation

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 Elite Airways

2003* - 2004*  Status? 

 Emu Airways

1974 - 1979* >Air Kangaroo IslandRenamed 

 Emu Airways

1983 - 1983  Inactive 

 Emu Airways

1991 - 2005 >Regionallink AirlinesRenamed 

 EWA (East West Airlines)

1953* - 1979*  Status? 

 Execujet Australia

2003* - 2004*  Status? 

 Executive Air

1959^ - 1994*  Status? 

 Express Freighters Australia

2006 - date-- : EFR Active 

 Eyre Commuter (Eyre Charter)

1980 - 1998*  Status? 

 Falcon Airlines

1987* - 1990AB : --- Inactive 

 FAST (Falcon & Sopac Transport)

1976* - 1979*  Status? 

 Fitzroy Aviation

1999* - 1999* Fitzroy AviationStatus? 

 Fleet Air

1977* - 1977 >IAFRenamed 

 Flight Australia

1989 - 1991  Inactive 

 Flight West Airlines (Queensland Regional Airlines)

1987 - 2001YC : FWA>Alliance AirlinesRenamed 

 Flightways

1980s  Status? 

 Flinders Island Airlines

1946 - 1990CK : --- Inactive 

 Flinders Island Airways

1932 - 1933 >Tasmanian Aerial ServicesRenamed 

 Fly Tiwi

2008^ - 2012FT : --- Inactive 

 FlyPelican

2014 - date  Active 

 Formula Aviation

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 Forrestair Cargo

1974 - 1978  Inactive 

 Fortescue Air Charter

Early 1980s  Inactive 

 Free Spirit Airlines

2014 >  Planned 

 Garn Air Airservices

(****)  Unconfirmed 

 Gawne Airlines

1994 - 1994  Inactive 

 Gawne Airlines (Gawne Aviation)

Early 1980s  Status? 

 Geelong Air Travel

1977* - 1979*FK : --- Status? 

 Geelong Flight Centre

1995* - 1999*  Inactive 

 Gibbes Sepik Airways

1949* - 1960 >Ansett PNGRenamed 

 Glenair

(1969*)  Began? 

 Global Air Australia

1997 - 2005-- : GFR Inactive 

 Gold Airways (RMA Gold Airways)

(2006)  Began? 

 Gold Coast Air Charter (Twin Air)

**** - ****  Status? 

 Gold Wings Australia

1983 - 1985  Inactive 

 Golden Eagle Airlines

1995* - 2006*  Status? 

 Golden West Airways

1989* - 1989*  Inactive 

 Goldfields Air Services

1982* - 2006*  Status? 

 Guinea Airways

1928 - 1959 >Airlines of South AustraliaRenamed 

 GWA (Great Western Aviation)(Great Western Airlines)

1998* - 2010*-- : GWA Status? 

 H.C. Sleigh Aviation

1982* - 1990 >Airlines of TasmaniaRenamed 

 Hamilton Island Aviation

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 Hardy Aviation

1991 - date  Active 

 HATS (Holden's Air Transport)

1930s >Airlines of South AustraliaRenamed 

 Hazelton Airlines

1993 - 2002ZL : HZL>Regional ExpressRenamed 

 Hazleton Air Charter

1997* - 1997* >Regional ExpressStatus? 

 Hazleton Air Services

1953 - 1993ZL : --->Regional ExpressRenamed 

 Heavylift Cargo Airlines

2004 - dateHN : HVY Active 

 Helitrans

**** - **** >Sunbird AirlinesRenamed 

 Henebury Aviation

1978* - 1985*HZ : --- Inactive 

 Heron Airlines*

1999* - 1999*  Status? 

 Hevilift

1994^ - date  Active 

 Hinterland Aviation

1981 - date  Active 

 Holyman's Airways

1932 - 1936 >AnsettRenamed 

 Holyman's Airways

1932* - 1933 >Tasmanian Aerial ServicesRenamed 

 Horizon Airlines

1999 - 2003  Inactive 

 Horizon Airways

1993* - 2003  Inactive 

 IAF Air Freighters

1998 - 2006* IAFStatus? 

 Ibis Airlines

1999* - 1999  Inactive 

 Illawarra Airways

1961 - 1967*  Status? 

 Impulse Airlines

1982 - 2004 >JetStar AirwaysRenamed 

 Independent Air Freighters

1993 - 1998 >IAFRenamed 

 Indian Ocean Airlines

(1993)  Began? 

 Indian Ocean Airlines*

1976 - 1976  Inactive 

 Inland Pacific Air

1993 - 2007  Inactive 

 Interair

1981 - 1981*  Status? 

 International Aviation

1998* - 1999YK : --->MacairRenamed 

 IPEC (Interstate Parcel Express Company)

1976* - 1993 >IAFRenamed 

 Island Air

1971* - 1972 >Union AirRenamed 

 Island Airlines

1996* - 1999*DG : --- Status? 

 Island Airlines Tasmania

2003* - 2004*  Inactive 

 Jan Beers Aviation

1980* - 1984*  Status? 

 Janami Air

2000* - 2000* >Aboriginal Air ServicesRenamed 

 Jet Charter Airlines

1978 - 1979* Jet Charter AirlinesStatus? 

 Jetair Australia (JetAirlines of Australia)

1969 - 1970  Inactive 

 Jetcraft Air Cargo (Aviation)

1989^ - 2008-- : JCC>Toll AviationRenamed 

 JetGo Australia

2012 - date  Active 

 JetStar Airways

2004 - dateJQ : JSTJetStar AirwaysActive 

 JetStar International

(2007)  Began? 

 Kakadu Air

1993* - date  Active 

 Karratha Flying Services

1991* - date  Active 

 Kellcote

2001* - 2005*  Status? 

 Kendell Airlines

1982 - 2002KD : --->Regional ExpressRenamedstart date changed

 Kentialink Australia

1997* - 1998 >Fitzroy AviationRenamed 

 Kimberly Air

2010* - 2010*  Status? 

 Kimberly Seaplanes

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 King Island Airlines

1990 - 2006*KG : --- Status? 

 Kingfisher Aviation

(****)  Unconfirmed 

 Kirkhope Aviation

1975* - date  Active 

 Koomeela Airlines

1988 - 1989 >Rebel AirRenamed 

 Larkin Aviation Company

1919* - 1919*  Status? 

 Laurie Potter Airlines

Mid 1980s >Western AirlinesRenamed 

 Laynha Air

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 LeisureJet

(2005)  Began? 

 Lincoln Airlines

1987* - 1998RT : --->ASARenamed 

 Lindeman Island Aerial Services

1979* - 1982*  Status? 

 Link Airways

1984 - 1994JK : --- Inactive 

 Lion Air Australia

(2008)  Began? 

 Lip Air

1997 - 1999 >Aero-TropicsRenamed 

 Lloyd Air (Queensland)

1987 - 1988 >Queensland Pacific AirlinesRenamed 

 Lloyd Aviation Jet Charter

1969 - 1990UD : --->Pearl AviationRenamed 

 MacAir

1996 - 2009CC : MCKMacairInactive 

 Macair Air Charter

1948 - 1948  Inactive 

 MacArthur Airways

1978* - 1979*  Status? 

 Macknight Airlines

1970 - 1997MT : --->Wettenhall Air ServicesRenamed 

 MAF (Missionary Aviation Fellowship)

1989* - 1998*  Status? 

 Majestic Airways

1994 - 1995  Inactive 

 Maroomba Airlines (Maroomba Air Services)

1998 - date Maroomba AirlinesActive 

 Marshall Airways

1963* - 1967*  Status? 

 Marthakal Yolngu Airline

2004* - 2006* >UnknownRenamed 

 Masling Commuter Services

1967* - 1981EK : --->Wings AustraliaRenamed 

 McIver Aviation

1972 - 1972*  Status? 

 McKinlay Air Charter

1961^ - 1996 >MacairRenamed 

 Melbourne Airways

(****)  Began? 

 Melbourne Regional Airlines

1992 - 1993MT : --- Inactive 

 Midstate Airlines

1986* - 1989 >Western AirlinesRenamed 

 MMA (MacRobertson Airline Services)

1955 - 1981MV : --->AnsettRenamed 

 MMA (MacRobertson Miller Aviation)

1927 - 1955 >AnsettRenamed 

 Monarch Air

1991 - 1993OB : --- Inactive 

 Moree-Narrabri Airways

1992 - 1993  Inactive 

 MVA (Murray Valley Airlines)

1979* - 1986MB : --->SunState AirlinesRenamed 

 National Airlines

1991 - 1991*  Status? 

 National Jet Systems

1990 - 2009NC : NJS Renamed 

 Nationwide Air Services

1972* - 1977* >Southern Cross AirlinesRenamed 

 Nautilus Aviation

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 Navair

1982* - 1982*  Status? 

 Network Aviation

1998 - date  Active 

 New England Airways

1931* - 1934 >AnsettRenamed 

 New England Airways

Early 1970s >East Coast Commuter AirlinesRenamed 

 New Guinea Gold No Liability

1927 - 1928 >Airlines of South AustraliaRenamed 

 New Holland Airways (Sydney Charter Services)

1948 - 1948  Inactive 

 NGA Aviation

1993 - 1993  Inactive 

 Ngaanyatjarra Air

2000* - 2000* >Aboriginal Air ServicesRenamed 

 Ngurratjuta Air

2000* - 2000* >Aboriginal Air ServicesRenamed 

 Noosa Air

1975 - 1983OF : --->SunState AirlinesRenamed 

 Norfolk Air

2006 - 2012O7 : --- Inactive 

 Norfolk Airlines

1988* - 1991*UG : --- Status? 

 Norfolk Island Airlines

1975 - 1979*UG : --- Status? 

 Norfolk Jet Aviation

1980s  Status? 

 Norfolk Jet Express

1997 - 2005YE : --- Inactive 

 Norfolk Pacific Aviations

1980s  Status? 

 North Air Queensland

1990* - 1990*  Status? 

 North West Airlines (Northwest Airlines)

1988 - 1989  Inactive 

 Northern Air Charter

2002* - 2002*  Status? 

 Northern Airlines

1979 - 1981 Northern AirlinesInactive 

 Northern Territory Air Charter

1982* - 1982*  Status? 

 Northwest Airlines (Northwest Skyways)

1982* - 1982*  Status? 

 Northwest Regional Airlines

2000 - 2006* Northwest Regional AirlinesStatus? 

 Numberindi Air

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 Oceania Air

2005 - 2006*  Status? 

 O'Connor Airlines

1973 - 2007UQ : OCM+>de Bruin AirInactive 

 Opal Air

1963* - 1981*OB : --- Status? 

 Ord Air Charter

1984* - 1998*RF : --- Status? 

 Outback Air

1984* - 1984 >Sunbird AirlinesRenamed 

 Overland Air Services

1952* - 1952*  Status? 

 Oxley Airlines

1979* - 1994VQ : --->JetStar AirwaysRenamed 

 OzJet

2005 - 2009O7 : OZJ Inactive 

 Pacific Aerial Transport

**** - ****  Status? 

 Pacific Air Express

1993 - datePE : PAQ Active 

 Pacific Air Freighters

1993* - 2006*  Status? 

 Pacific Aviation

2002* - 2004 >JetStar AirwaysRenamed 

 Pacific Rim Airways

1996 - 1997  Inactive 

 Pacific Rim Airways

2002* - 2003*-- : PAR Status? 

 Pacific Transair

1996 - 1996  Inactive 

 Pacific Transport

1930s  Status? 

 PAGAS (Port Augusta Air Services)

1967* - 1982*YP : --- Status? 

 Paggis Airlines

1982 - 1982*  Status? 

 Palace Air

(2004)  Began? 

 Par Avion

1983 - 1990  Inactive 

 Paradak

1978 - 1980  Inactive 

 Par-Avion Airlines

1998* - 2000*  Status? 

 Pearl Aviation

1996* - date Pearl AviationActive 

 Pearl Coast Airways

2003* - 2004*  Inactive 

 Pel-Air (Qwestair)

1984 - dateQH : QWA Active 

 Pel-Air Express

2004* - date  Active 

 Peninsula Air Services (Peninsula Airlines)

1993* - 1994*  Status? 

 Perth Cityflyer

(2003)  Began? 

 Phillip Island Air Services

1982* - 1994*  Status? 

 Piccolo Aviation

1989* - 1990*NP : --- Status? 

 Pilbara Air Services

1977* - 1978JV : --->Jet Charter AirlinesRenamed 

 Pionair

2000 - 2012 >Skyforce AviationRenamed 

 Premiair Aviation

1967* - 1982 >Regional ExpressRenamedend date changed

 Premier Airlines

1994 - 1996 >Premier International AirlinesInactive 

 Premier International Airlines

1996 - 2001 Premier International AirlinesInactive 

 Promair

1989* - 1993*  Status? 

 PY Air

2000* - 2000* >Aboriginal Air ServicesRenamed 

 Qantas

1967 - dateQF : QFAQantasActive 

 Qantas Air Link

1997* - 1997*  Status? 

 Qantas Empire Airways

1934 - 1967 >QantasRenamed 

 Qantas Freight

2013* - date  Active 

 Queensland Airlines

1949 - 1958 >AnsettRenamed 

 Queensland and Northern Territories Aerial Service

1920 - 1934 >QantasRenamed 

 Queensland Pacific Airlines

1972* - 1972  Inactive 

 Queensland Pacific Airlines

1988 - 1991QJ : ---Queensland Pacific AirlinesInactive 

 Queensland Regional Airlines

2003 - 2007Q7 : --->Skytrans RegionalRenamed 

 Rebel Air

1979 - 1988 >Rebel AirRenamed 

 Rebel Air

1989 - 1990 Rebel AirInactive 

 Redpath Regional Air Services

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 RedQ

(2013)  Began? 

 Regionair (Region Air)

2003* - 2004*  Inactive 

 Regional Pacific Airlines

2001 - 2010QT : --- Inactive 

 Regionallink Airlines

2004 - 2006* Regionallink AirlinesStatus? 

 REX (Regional Express)

2002 - dateZL : HZLRegional ExpressActive 

 RL Aviation

2005* - 2006*  Status? 

 Robby's Aircraft Co.

1949* - 1962*  Status? 

 Rockhampton Aerial Service

1934* - 1935*  Status? 

 Rossair

1982* - 1988RF : --->AirNorthRenamed 

 Rossair

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 Rottnest Airbus

1985 - 1998WI : --->Maroomba AirlinesRenamed 

 Rudge Air

2003* - 2004*  Inactive 

 Rundle Air Service

Early 1980s  Status? 

 S.A. Regional Airlines

1994 - 1994  Inactive 

 SAATAS

1973 - 1979* SAATASStatus? 

 Sabair

1982* - 1994*ZG : --- Status? 

 Savage Air Services

1987* - 1987  Inactive 

 Savannah Aviation

1990s  Status? 

 Seair Pacific

1988* - 2006* >Seair PacificRenamed 

 Seaplane Safaris

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 Seaview Air

1992* - 1994CD : --- Inactive 

 Seawing Airways

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 Setair

1983* - 1984*  Inactive 

 Sharp Airlines

1990 - dateSH : SHA Active 

 Shepparton Airlines

1987* - 1999*  Inactive 

 Shine Air Services

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 Shoal Air

(2006)  Began? 

 Shortstop Jet Charter

1982 - date  Active 

 Shuttle Airlines

1992* - 1992*  Status? 

 Silver City Air Taxis

1978* - 1979*XQ : --- Status? 

 Singleton Air Services

1980 - 1988 >Yanda AirlinesRenamed 

 Skippers Aviation

1990 - dateJW : --- Active 

 SkyAirWorld

2008 - 2009S9 : SYW Inactive 

 Skyforce Aviation

2012 - date Skyforce AviationActive 

 Sky-Link Airlines

1989 - 1990*  Status? 

 Skylink Australia

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 Skymaster Air Services

2007* - 2010*  Status? 

 Skyport

1975 - 1993*  Status? 

 Skytour Air Charters

1982* - 1982*  Status? 

 Skytours

(2000)  Began? 

 SkyTraders

2004* - date  Active 

 Skytrans

1990 - 2007NP : --->Skytrans RegionalRenamed 

 Skytrans Regional

2007 - dateQ6 : SKPSkytrans RegionalActive 

 Skyway Airlines

Early 1970sSI : --->Avdev Airlines DaveyRenamed 

 Skyways International*

**** - ****  Status? 

 SkyWest Airlines

1989* - 2013XR : OZW>Virgin Australia RegionalRenamed 

 Skywest Aviation

1990 - 1996* >Pearl AviationRenamed 

 Slingair

1999* - 1999*  Status? 

 Somerset Airways

1950^ - 1963 >Air QueenslandRenamed 

 South Australia & Territory Air Services

1963^ - 1973 >SAATASRenamed 

 South Coast Airlines

1978 - 1979*  Status? 

 South Coast Airways

1952* - 1952*  Status? 

 South Pacific DC.3 (South Pacific Airmotive)

1993 - 1998  Inactive 

 South Western Airlines

Early 1980s  Status? 

 Southbank Aviation

1977* - 1978CE : --->Jet Charter AirlinesRenamed 

 Southern Air Services

1989* - 1989*  Status? 

 Southern Airlines

1991* - 1993  Inactive 

 Southern Airways (Murchison Air Charter)

1968* - 1972*  Status? 

 Southern Australian Airlines

1992 - 2002 >QantasRenamed 

 Southern Cross Airlines

1991 - 1992 >Compass AirlinesRenamed 

 Southern Cross Airlines (Air Services)

1978* - 1982* Southern Cross AirlinesStatus? 

 Southern Pacific Regional Airlines

1991* - 1993  Status? 

 Southern Sky Airlines

1997* - 1999  Inactive 

 Sovereign Airlines

1976 - 1979*  Status? 

 Spirit Air

1989 - 1989*  Inactive 

 Spirit Airlines

(2003)  Began? 

 Splitters Creek Airlines

1995* - 1995*  Status? 

 State Air

1986 - 1989  Inactive 

 State Wide Air Charter

1978* - 1979*  Status? 

 Stradbroke Gardens Air Charter

1972* - 1972*  Status? 

 Strategic Airlines

2009 - 2011VC : --->Air AustraliaRenamed 

 Sunbird Airlines

1984 - 1990* Sunbird AirlinesStatus? 

 Sungold Airlines

1986* - 1989 >Queensland Pacific AirlinesStatus? 

 Sunshine Express Airlines

1998 - 2006CQ : EXL Inactive 

 SunState Airlines

1982 - dateQF : SSQSunState AirlinesActive 

 Sunstate Airlines (Mildura)

1986 - 1992OF : --->QantasRenamed 

 Survey & Inland Transportation

1939 - 1943 >Northern AirlinesRenamed 

 Sydney Aerial Tours (Sydney Air Scenics)

1999* - 2003*  Status? 

 Sydney Airlines

1990 - 1990*FD : --- Status? 

 Sydney Harbour Seaplanes

1993 - 2006*  Status? 

 T.Thomas Air Transport Systems

1981* - 1982  Inactive 

 TAA (Trans Australian Airlines)

1946 - 1986 >QantasRenamed 

 Tamair

1985^ - 1998GG : TMR>Eastern Australia AirlinesRenamed 

 Tamworth Air Taxi Service

1949* - 1949* >Eastern Australia AirlinesRenamed 

 Tangalooma Airlines

1979* - 1988*  Status? 

 Tasair

1965^ - 2012TA : --- Inactive 

 Tasfast Air Freight

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 Tasman Airlines

1974* - 1974*  Status? 

 Tasman Australian Airlines

1998 - 1999 >Fitzroy AviationRenamed 

 Tasman Cargo Airlines

2008 - dateHJ : YMNTasman Cargo AirlinesActive 

 Tasmanian Aerial Services

1933 - 1933* Tasmanian Aerial ServicesStatus? 

 TennantAir

1982* - 1982*  Status? 

 Thorpe's Transport

1975* - 1984YW : --->Sunbird AirlinesRenamed 

 Tiger Airways Australia

2007 - dateTT : TGW Active 

 Tillair

1983* - 1988 >AirNorthRenamed 

 Tintair Airlines

1982* - 1982*  Status? 

 TNT

1958* - 1988*  Status? 

 Toll Aviation

2008 - date-- : JCCToll AviationActive 

 Torres Air

1990* - 1990*ZE : --- Status? 

 Torres Strait Airways

(1975*)  Began? 

 Townsville and Country Airways

1952* - 1952*  Status? 

 Trans Australian Air Express

2001 - 2003*  Status? 

 Transair

2002* - 2008*JT : --- Status? 

 Transasian Air Express

2001 - 2002 >TransAustralian AirRenamed 

 TransAustralian Air (Express)

2002 - 2003 TransAustralian AirInactive 

 Transcontinental

(1991)  Began? 

 Transcontinental Airlines of Australia

1990* - 1993*  Status? 

 Transoceanic Airways

1989* - 1989*  Inactive 

 Trans-Oceanic Airways

1947 - 1953 +>AnsettInactive 

 Transtate Airlines

1997* - 2000BH : --->MacairRenamed 

 Trans-West Air Charter

1967^ - 1979*WW : --- Status? 

 Transwest Airlines

1979* - 1979*  Status? 

 Travair

1986 - 1987  Inactive 

 Travmar Aviation

1977 - 1978  Inactive 

 Tropic Air Services

1968^ - 1982*EP : --- Status? 

 TropicAir

2000* - 2006*  Status? 

 Tropical Airlines

(2002)  Began? 

 Tropical Airways

(2003)  Began? 

 TwinPioneer Airlines

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 Union Air

1971* - 1979*UJ : ---Union AirStatus? 

 UODU Air (Up Over Down Under)

1993* - 1995*  Status? 

 Uzu Air

1994* - 1999*LF : --- Status? 

 V Australia

2009 - 2011VA : VAU>Virgin AustraliaRenamed 

 Valley Air Charter

1998 - 2001  Inactive 

 Victorian & Interstate Airways

1937* - 1937*  Status? 

 Victorian Air Coach Services

1961 - 1966  Inactive 

 Vincent Aviation (Australia)

2004 - 2014BF : VIN Inactive 

 Virgin Australia

2011 - date-- : VOZVirgin AustraliaActive 

 Virgin Australia International

2011 - dateVA : VAU Active 

 Virgin Australia Regional

2013 - date Virgin Australia RegionalActive 

 Virgin Blue

2000 - 2011DJ : VOZ>Virgin AustraliaRenamed 

 VivaJet Airlines

(2009)  Began? 

 Waratah Air Services

1980s  Status? 

 Wards Express

1966 - 1996*  Status? 

 Watson Aviation Services

2000^ - date  Active 

 West Australian Airways

1921 - 1936 >AnsettRenamed 

 Western Airlines

1982* - 1984*  Inactive 

 Western Airlines

1989 - 2002*EM : ---Western AirlinesStatus? 

 Western Australian Airways

1929* - 1930*  Status? 

 Western NSW Airlines

1982* - 1993FO : --- Inactive 

 Western Queensland Auto Aerial Service

1920 - 1920 >QantasRenamed 

 Westwing Aviation

2004* - date  Active 

 Wettenhall Air Services

1997 - date Wettenhall Air ServicesActive 

 Whitaker Air Charters (Air Services)

1989* - 2006*SE : --- Status? 

 Whitaker Pty

1970 - 1975 >SunState AirlinesRenamed 

 Whyalla Airlines

1990 - 2000WA : --- Inactive 

 Wilderness Air

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 Williams Airlines

1972^ - 1979*YI : --- Status? 

 Wings Australia (Jet Charter Airlines)

1981 - 1982* Wings AustraliaInactive 

 Winrye Aviation

2003* - 2004*  Status? 

 Woods Airways

1948 - 1961*  Status? 

 WR Carpenter Airlines

1938 - 1942  Inactive 

 Wudinna Air Services

1980s  Inactive 

 XP Express

1990* - 1990*  Status? 

 Yanda Airlines

1988 - 2001 Yanda AirlinesInactive 

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