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India is a country in southern Asia, located on the subcontinent of India. It is bordered on the north by Afghanistan, China, Nepal, and Bhutan, on the east by Bangladesh, Myanmar (formerly Burma), and the Bay of Bengal, on the south by the Palk Strait and the Gulf of Mannār (which separates it from Sri Lanka) and the Indian Ocean, and on the west by the Arabian Sea and Pakistan. India is divided into 26 states and 6 union territories. New Delhi is the country's capital and one of its largest cities

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June 23, 2017

Air Costa had its AOC suspended in Jun2017 & if the airline does not commence flights within the next two months, it risks the complete cancellation of its AOC [news]

April 29, 2017

Air Carnival has ceased operations as its owners attempt to sell off the low-cost carrier [status change]

April 15, 2017

Air Pegasus intends to resume operations in mid-2017 [status change]

Airlines

ABC Airways   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2014)

^ Comments :    ABC Airways intended to launch with twice daily flights between Bangalore Int'l and Bhubaneswar using a fleet of three EMB-170s

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^ Airline Code :  

ACE (Aryan Cargo Express)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2010 - 2010

^ Comments :    ACE (Aryan Cargo Express) was formed in 2005. International and domestic cargo carrier

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Asiatic   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1990 - 1991

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Cargo Express   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2007)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Carnival  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2016 - 2017

^ Comments :    Air Carnival was founded in 2013 as a charter airline known as Air Carnival Charter Services. renamed & commenced scheduled operations on 18Jul2016. Air Carnival (2S, Coimbatore) has ceased operations as its owners attempt to sell off the low-cost carrier

^ Genealogy :    Air Carnival Charter Services >Air Carnival

^ Airline Code :  

Air Carnival Charter Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2013* - 2016

^ Comments :    Air Carnival was founded in 2013 as a charter airline known as Air Carnival Charter Services. renamed & commenced scheduled operations on 18Jul2016

^ Genealogy :    Air Carnival Charter Services >Air Carnival

^ Airline Code :  

Air Coromandel   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Costa ( LEPL Projects Limited)  updated (x2)

^ Status :           Restarting

^ Dates :           2013 - 2017

^ Comments :    Air Costa was founded in 2012 & Air Costa received its Air Operators Permit (AOP) from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in Sep2013. Its first flight was on 15Oct2013. It temporarily suspended all flight operations on 28Feb2017 citing financial issues with GECAS. It had its AOC suspended in Jun2017 & if the airline does not commence flights within the next two months, it risks the complete cancellation of its AOC

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Deccan (Deccan Aviation)   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2003 - 2007

^ Comments :    Kingfisher Red was founded on 25Aug2003 as Air Deccan & ceased in Sep2011

^ Genealogy :    Air Deccan >Simplifly Deccan >Deccan >Kingfisher Red

^ Airline Code : DN : DKN

Air Dravida   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2009*)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Himalayas   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2009* - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air India  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1946 - 1948

^ Comments :    International scheduled services [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

^ Airline Code :  

Air India  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1962 - date

^ 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

^ Airline Code : AI : AIC

Air India Cargo   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1981* - 1996

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air India Cargo   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2005 - 2012

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air India Charters   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1971* - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air India Express  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2005 - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : IX : AXB

Air India Regional   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2007 - date

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

^ Genealogy :    Alliance Air >Air India Regional

^ Airline Code : CD : LLR

Air Indian   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2007)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Kerala   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2015)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Mantra   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2012 - 2013

^ Comments :    Air Mantra was founded by Religare Aviation in 2011. Started operations on 23Jul2012 with all operations were suspended on 31Mar2013 due to poor bookings, and the company was subsequently liquidated

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Odisha   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2012 - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air One Aviation   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2012* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air One Feeder Airline   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2009*)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Pegasus  updated (x2)

^ Status :           Restarting

^ Dates :           2015 - 2016

^ Comments :    Air Pegasus started operations on 12Apr2015. Temporarily suspended flights with effect from 26Jul2016. Intended to resume scheduled passenger flights by 15Nov2016. Ceased operations on 26Jul2016 & AOC suspended on 22Nov2016. Air Pegasus intends to resume operations in mid-2017 (Air Pegasus was a regional Low Cost Carrier, only operating in South India, connecting Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Tiruchchirappalli, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Hyderabad, Hubli, Mangalore and Goa sectors)

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Peninsula   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1990* - 1990*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Sahara  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2000 - 2007

^ Comments :    Sahara Indian Airlines was founded on 20Dec1991 & started operations on 03Dec1993. Rebranded as Air Sahara on 02Oct2000 & to JetLite on 01May2007. Merged into JetKonnect on 25Mar2012 which was eventually phased out by Jet Airways on 30Nov2014

^ Genealogy :    Sahara Indian Airlines >Air Sahara >JetLite >>JetKonnect

^ Airline Code : S2 : SHD

Air Services of India  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1937 - 1953

^ Comments :    Air Services of India was formed in 1936 & was 1 of 8 airlines nationalised to form Indian Airlines in 1953 [INDIAN AIRLINES (Corporation) was formed in 1953 on the nationalisation of 8 Indian airlines (DECCAN AIRWAYS, AIRWAYS-INDIA, BHARAT AIRWAYS, HIMALAYAN AVIATION, KALINGA AIR LINES, INDIAN NATIONAL AIRWAYS, AIR INDIA and AIR SERVICES of INDIA. Took over VAYUDOOT in 1998. Renamed to just INDIAN in 2005 & merged into AIR INDIA on 26Feb2011] [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 :    Deccan Airways + Airways-India + Bharat Airways + Himalayan AV + Kalinga A L + Indian National Airways + Air Services + Air India =>Indian Airlines >Indian =>Air India

^ Airline Code :  

AirAsia India   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2014 - date

^ 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 :     

^ Airline Code :  

Airborne India   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1951* - 1979*

^ Comments :    Airborne India was founded in 1951

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Airhimalayas   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2016 - date

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Air-India International  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1948 - 1962

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Air-Lift Co-op Services   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           **** - ***

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Airways-India (Airways India)  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1945 - 1953

^ Comments :    Airways-India was registered in Calcutta in Sep1945. Operated non-scheduled servives until 15Apr1947. 1 of 8 airlines nationalised to form Indian Airlines in 1953 [INDIAN AIRLINES (Corporation) was formed in 1953 on the nationalisation of 8 Indian airlines (DECCAN AIRWAYS, AIRWAYS-INDIA, BHARAT AIRWAYS, HIMALAYAN AVIATION, KALINGA AIR LINES, INDIAN NATIONAL AIRWAYS, AIR INDIA and AIR SERVICES of INDIA. Took over VAYUDOOT in 1998. Renamed to just INDIAN in 2005 & merged into AIR INDIA on 26Feb2011] [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 :    Deccan Airways + Airways-India + Bharat Airways + Himalayan AV + Kalinga A L + Indian National Airways + Air Services + Air India =>Indian Airlines >Indian =>Air India

^ Airline Code :  

Airworks India   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1973 - 1989*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Akash Ganga Airlines   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2011 - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Alliance Air   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1996 - 2007

^ Comments :    Air India Regional was founded on 01Apr1996 & started operations on 21Jun1996 as Alliance Air. Renamed on 20Sep2007

^ Genealogy :    Alliance Air >Air India Regional

^ Airline Code : CD : LLR

Ambica Air Lines  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1947 - 1949

^ Comments :    Ambica Air Lines started operations on 10Mar1947 & ceased in Dec1949

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

America Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1947 - 1949

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Archana Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1993 - 2000

^ Comments :    Archana Airways was founded on 29Apr1991 and started its full service operation in 1993. The company incurred heavy losses due to low load factors and high cost of operation. In 2000, it went out of business

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : ACY

Arkay Air Transport   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1974* - 1974*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Aryan Cargo Express  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2010 - 2010

^ Comments :    Aryan Cargo Express was a cargo airline based in New Delhi & was founded in 2005. It was a subsidiary of the Logistics company by the same name. During 2010, Aryan Cargo Express operated one single Airbus A310-300F

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : YE : ACQ

Asia Pacific Airways   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (1997)

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Assam Airways  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1950s

^ Comments :    Assam Airways merged into Indian Airlines [INDIAN AIRLINES (Corporation) was formed in 1953 on the nationalisation of 8 Indian airlines (DECCAN AIRWAYS, AIRWAYS-INDIA, BHARAT AIRWAYS, HIMALAYAN AVIATION, KALINGA AIR LINES, INDIAN NATIONAL AIRWAYS, AIR INDIA and AIR SERVICES of INDIA. Took over VAYUDOOT in 1998. Renamed to just INDIAN in 2005 & merged into AIR INDIA on 26Feb2011] [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 :    Assam Airways >>Indian Airlines >Indian >>Air India

^ Airline Code :  

Aviators India   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1996* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Avicore Aviation   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2007)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Baron Air   

^ Status :           Unconfirmed

^ Dates :           (****)

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Bengal Air Services   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2002* - 2006*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Bhaarat Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1995* - 1999

^ Comments :    Bhaarat Airways operated between 1995 and 1999

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Bharat Airways  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1947 - 1953

^ Comments :    Bharat Airways began operations on 30Jun1947 & international operations on 28May1949. 1 of 8 airlines nationalised to form Indian Airlines in 1953 [INDIAN AIRLINES (Corporation) was formed in 1953 on the nationalisation of 8 Indian airlines (DECCAN AIRWAYS, AIRWAYS-INDIA, BHARAT AIRWAYS, HIMALAYAN AVIATION, KALINGA AIR LINES, INDIAN NATIONAL AIRWAYS, AIR INDIA and AIR SERVICES of INDIA. Took over VAYUDOOT in 1998. Renamed to just INDIAN in 2005 & merged into AIR INDIA on 26Feb2011] [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 :    Deccan Airways + Airways-India + Bharat Airways + Himalayan AV + Kalinga A L + Indian National Airways + Air Services + Air India =>Indian Airlines >Indian =>Air India

^ Airline Code :  

Bharat Airways  added

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1995* - 1999

^ Comments :    Bharat Airways was a Mumbai based carrier

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Bharatair (Bharat Commerce and Industries)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1946 - 2000

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Blue Dart Aviation   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1996 - date

^ 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 :     

^ Airline Code : BZ : BDA

Blue Dart Courier Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1983 - 1990

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    Blue Dart Courier Services >Blue Dart Express

^ Airline Code :  

Blue Dart Express   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1990* - 2006*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :    Blue Dart Courier Services >Blue Dart Express

^ Airline Code :  

Burma National Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1946* - 1948*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Chhattisgarh Air Link   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2012 - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

City Air   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2007 - 2008*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

CityLink Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1991 - 1992*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Club One Air  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2005 - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Comecon Aviation   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1993* - 1998

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Continental Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1995* - 1995*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Continental Aviation   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1994 - 1999

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Cosmos Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1994* - 1997

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : K6: ---

Crescent Air Cargo   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2004 - 2006

^ Comments :    Crescent Air Cargo was formed Jan2002 & commenced operations in 2004 & nitially offered domestic cargo services within India and to Sri Lanka and the Maldives from Chennai International Airport. Ceased operations in 2006

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Crown Express   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2000)

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Dalmia Jain Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1948* - 1948*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Damania Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1993 - 1996

^ Comments :    Dlmania Airways was set up by Pervez Damania in 1992 & started operations on 10Mar1993. Renamed to Skyline on on 01Jan1996

^ Genealogy :    Damania Airways >Skyline (NEPC)

^ Airline Code :  

Darbhanga Aviation   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1950 - 1962

^ Comments :    Darbhanga Aviations was a private airline started by Maharaja Kameshwar Singh of Darbhanga. It was started in 1950 and became defunct by 1962

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Deccan   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2008 - 2008

^ Comments :    Kingfisher Red was founded on 25Aug2003 as Air Deccan & ceased in Sep2011

^ Genealogy :    Air Deccan >Simplifly Deccan >Deccan >Kingfisher Red

^ Airline Code : DN : DKN

Deccan 360  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2009 - 2011

^ Comments :    Deccan 360 was set up by Capt. G.R. Gopinath, former owner of Air Deccan. It began operations in Nov2009 & ceased in May2011

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : DEC

Deccan Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1946 - 1953

^ Comments :    Deccan Airways was formed in 1945 & was 1 of 8 airlines nationalised to form Indian Airlines in 1953 [INDIAN AIRLINES (Corporation) was formed in 1953 on the nationalisation of 8 Indian airlines (DECCAN AIRWAYS, AIRWAYS-INDIA, BHARAT AIRWAYS, HIMALAYAN AVIATION, KALINGA AIR LINES, INDIAN NATIONAL AIRWAYS, AIR INDIA and AIR SERVICES of INDIA. Took over VAYUDOOT in 1998. Renamed to just INDIAN in 2005 & merged into AIR INDIA on 26Feb2011] [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 :    Deccan Airways + Airways-India + Bharat Airways + Himalayan AV + Kalinga A L + Indian National Airways + Air Services + Air India =>Indian Airlines >Indian =>Air India

^ Airline Code :  

Deccan Aviation   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1997 - 2003£

^ Comments :    Deccan Charters started operations on 03Dec1997 as Deccan Aviation

^ Genealogy :    Deccan Aviation >Deccan Charters

^ Airline Code :  

Deccan Charters   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2003* - date

^ Comments :    Deccan Charters started operations on 03Dec1997 as Deccan Aviation

^ Genealogy :    Deccan Aviation >Deccan Charters

^ Airline Code :  

Deccan Shuttles   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2012 - 2013

^ Comments :    Within just eight months of launching chartered flights in Gujarat, Deccan Shuttles suspended its operations. Deccan Shuttles had commenced daily chartered flights between Bhavnagar and Surat in the third week of Aug2012. A month back, the company decided to fold up its wings in the region. However, the services had to be suspended within eight months of commencement

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Delhi Flying Club   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1930 - date

^ Comments :    Delhi Flying Club was founded in 1928 & initiated the first air mail service of the country

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Dove Airlines   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2013* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

East West Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1992 - 1996

^ Comments :    East West Airlines was founded in 1991 & was the first scheduled private airline in India to take off the ground after the Open Skies policy was announced in 1991. Started operations on 28Feb1992 & ceased on 08Aug1996

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Eastern Airways   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (1926)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

EasyAir   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2007)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Easyair  added + updated

^ Status :           Planned

^ Dates :           2017 >

^ Comments :    Easyair is a planned scheduled carrier rebranded from Premier Airways (2014-2015). Based at Chennai Meenambakkam (MAA). It is intending to commence operations in Oct2017

^ Genealogy :    Premier Airways >Easyair

^ Airline Code :  

Elbee Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1995 - 1998

^ Comments :    Elbee Airlines was India's first all-cargo airline based in Mumbai, It was founded in 1994 & started operations in Jun1995. Business never returned to normalcy after an F.27 crash and the airline ceased operations by Jul1998

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : LBE

Emric Air   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2008)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

First Flight Couriers (Aviation)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2006 - 2008

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Fly Away Express*   

^ Status :           Unconfirmed

^ Dates :           (2008)

^ Comments :    Fly Away Express operated an HS 748 Series 2A in 2008 but unsure if airline

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Fly Hornbill   

^ Status :           Planned

^ Dates :           2017 >

^ Comments :    Fly Hornbill intend to have its operational base in Guwahati and operate a fleet of Embraer 145 aircraft

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Flyeasy   

^ Status :           Planned

^ Dates :           2017 >

^ Comments :    FlyEasy (Bangalore Int'l) has taken a steps towards the launch of operations following an agreement to acquire up to 74% of Air Pegasus (OP, Bangalore Int'l)

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Flyington Freighters   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2010)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Freedom Aviation   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2012)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

GATI   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2010)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Gesco Air Logistics Service   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2003* - 2004*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Goa Way Aviation (India's Holiday Airline)  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1992* - 1993

^ Comments :    Goa Way Aviation was a Domestic charter carrier out of Bombay that eventually ceased operating. It was also known as India's Holiday Airline

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

GoAir   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2005 - date

^ Comments :    GoAir was launched by the Wadia Group (best known for for it's textile brand Bombay Dyeing) as a low-cost carrier. Operations started 04Nov2005

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : G8 : GOW

Goldensun Aviation   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1977 - 1979*

^ Comments :    Goldensun Aviation was formed in 1977 & commenced operation on 20Dec1977

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

GSEC Aviation   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2016 - date

^ Comments :    GSEC Aviation started operation

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Gujarat Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1995 - 2001

^ Comments :    Gujarat Airways was established on 02Feb1994 & started operations on 25Jul1995. Ceased operations in 2001

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Himalaya Airways  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1935 - 1936

^ Comments :    Himalayan Air Transport & Survey Limited was renamed to Himalaya Airways in 1935

^ Genealogy :    Himalayan Air Transport & Survey Limited >Himalaya Airways

^ Airline Code :  

Himalayan Air Transport & Survey Limited  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1934 - 1935

^ Comments :    Himalayan Air Transport & Survey Limited was renamed to Himalaya Airways in 1935

^ Genealogy :    Himalayan Air Transport & Survey Limited >Himalaya Airways

^ Airline Code :  

Himalayan Aviation  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1948 - 1953

^ Comments :    On 20Feb1950, Himalayan Aviation ran the first ever international flight from Nepal, from Gauchar (Nepal) to Calcutta (now Kolkata). It was 1 of 8 airlines nationalised to form Indian Airlines in 1953 [INDIAN AIRLINES (Corporation) was formed in 1953 on the nationalisation of 8 Indian airlines (DECCAN AIRWAYS, AIRWAYS-INDIA, BHARAT AIRWAYS, HIMALAYAN AVIATION, KALINGA AIR LINES, INDIAN NATIONAL AIRWAYS, AIR INDIA and AIR SERVICES of INDIA. Took over VAYUDOOT in 1998. Renamed to just INDIAN in 2005 & merged into AIR INDIA on 26Feb2011] [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 :    Deccan Airways + Airways-India + Bharat Airways + Himalayan AV + Kalinga A L + Indian National Airways + Air Services + Air India =>Indian Airlines >Indian =>Air India

^ Airline Code :  

Himalayan Bulls Airlines   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2014* - 2016

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Hinduja Cargo Services (Lufthansa Cargo India)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1996* - 2000

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : LF : LCI

Huns Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1974 - 1979*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

INA (Indian National Airways)  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1933 - 1953

^ Comments :    Indian National Airways was formed in May1933 by R. E. Grant Govan & commenced the first daily service in India, between Calcutta and Dacca on 01Dec1933. In 1953 Indian National Airways was nationalised and merged into Indian Airlines [INDIAN AIRLINES (Corporation) was formed in 1953 on the nationalisation of 8 Indian airlines (DECCAN AIRWAYS, AIRWAYS-INDIA, BHARAT AIRWAYS, HIMALAYAN AVIATION, KALINGA AIR LINES, INDIAN NATIONAL AIRWAYS, AIR INDIA and AIR SERVICES of INDIA. Took over VAYUDOOT in 1998. renamed to just INDIAN in 2005 & merged into AIR INDIA on 26Feb2011] [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 :    Deccan Airways + Airways-India + Bharat Airways + Himalayan AV + Kalinga A L + Indian National Airways + Air Services + Air India =>Indian Airlines >Indian =>Air India

^ Airline Code :  

Indamer Airways  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1950* - 1960*

^ Comments :    Indamer Airways was taken over Air India [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 :    Indamer Airways >>Air India

^ Airline Code :  

India Flysafe Aviation   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2012* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

India International Airline   

^ Status :           Unconfirmed

^ Dates :           (****)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : ILL

Indian  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2005 - 2011

^ Comments :    Indian, after being rebranded from Indian Airlines on 07Dec2005, ceased operating under its own brand and codes with the merger with Air India being complete on 26Feb2011 [INDIAN AIRLINES (Corporation) was formed in 1953 on the nationalisation of 8 Indian airlines (DECCAN AIRWAYS, AIRWAYS-INDIA, BHARAT AIRWAYS, HIMALAYAN AVIATION, KALINGA AIR LINES, INDIAN NATIONAL AIRWAYS, AIR INDIA and AIR SERVICES of INDIA. Took over VAYUDOOT in 1998. Renamed to just INDIAN in 2005 & merged into AIR INDIA on 26Feb2011] [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 :    Deccan Airways + Airways-India + Bharat Airways + Himalayan AV + Kalinga A L + Indian National Airways + Air Services + Air India =>Indian Airlines >Indian =>Air India

^ Airline Code :  

Indian Airlines  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1953 - 2005

^ Comments :    Indian Airlines was created by the merger of eight private companies on 01Aug1953 [INDIAN AIRLINES (Corporation) was formed in 1953 on the nationalisation of 8 Indian airlines (DECCAN AIRWAYS, AIRWAYS-INDIA, BHARAT AIRWAYS, HIMALAYAN AVIATION, KALINGA AIR LINES, INDIAN NATIONAL AIRWAYS, AIR INDIA and AIR SERVICES of INDIA. Took over VAYUDOOT in 1998. Renamed to just INDIAN in 2005 & merged into AIR INDIA on 26Feb2011] [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 :    Deccan Airways + Airways-India + Bharat Airways + Himalayan AV + Kalinga A L + Indian National Airways + Air Services + Air India =>Indian Airlines >Indian =>Air India

^ Airline Code : IC : IAC

Indian Overseas Airlines  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1947 - 1950

^ Comments :    Indian Overseas Airlines was formed as Mistri Airways & was founded by Parsi businessman, Rusi Mistri. Mistri Airways operated flights between Mumbay, Nagpur and Calcutta, in addition to charter work. Renamed of Indian Overseas Airlines in 1947. In 1949, it also got license to operate flights for air-mail services and also started operating on other routes like Nagpur -Hyderabad -Banglore - Madras and Nagpur- Jabalpur - Allahbad -Kanpur -Lukhnow. The night air mail services' first license was granted to Indian Overseas Airlines but the airline closed by the end of 1950 due to financial problems

^ Genealogy :    Mistri Airways >Indian Overseas Airlines

^ Airline Code :  

Indian TransContinental Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1933 - 1948

^ Comments :    Indian TransContinental Airlines was formed on 21Jun1933 & ceased operations in 1948

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

IndiGo   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2006 - date

^ Comments :    IndiGo was formed by Interglobe Enterprises and Rakesh Gangwal in 2005 & was considered to be one the most highly capitalised start-up airlines ever. Scheduled domestic services out of Indira Gandhi International, Delhi. Started services with a flight from New Delhi to Imphal via Guwahati on 04Aug2006 & international services with a flight from Delhi to Dubai on 01Sep2011

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 6E : IGO

Indo-Canadian Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1995 - 1995

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Indus Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2006 - 2007

^ Comments :    Indus Air was established in 2004 and started operations on 14Dec2006. Ceased operations on 03Apr2007

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 09 : ---

Invision Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2011 - date

^ Comments :    Invision Air was founded by Vinit Phatak and Jayant Nadkarni in 2008 and has been operating since Mar2011, when it received its Air Operators’ Permit

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Irawaddy Flotilla & Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1934 - 1939

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

ISAS (Indian State Air Service)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1929 - 1931

^ Comments :    ISAS (Indian State Air Service) started operations on 20Dec1929. This venture was abandoned in 1931 due to heavy operating losses

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Jagson Airlines   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1991 - date

^ Comments :    Jagson Airlines operations started 15Nov1991

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : JA : JGN

JamAir  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1946* - 1977

^ Comments :    Jamair was formed in 1946 by James B Muff, a former Chief Engineer at China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC) & Eddie Quinn, a radio operator and pilot with CNAC [INDIAN AIRLINES (Corporation) was formed in 1953 on the nationalisation of 8 Indian airlines (DECCAN AIRWAYS, AIRWAYS-INDIA, BHARAT AIRWAYS, HIMALAYAN AVIATION, KALINGA AIR LINES, INDIAN NATIONAL AIRWAYS, AIR INDIA and AIR SERVICES of INDIA. Took over VAYUDOOT in 1998. Renamed to just INDIAN in 2005 & merged into AIR INDIA on 26Feb2011] [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 :    JamAir >>Indian Airlines >Indian >>Air India

^ Airline Code :  

Jet Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1993 - date

^ Comments :    Jet Airways was formed 01Apr1992 and started operations on 05May1993. Regional scheduled passenger service that was initially designated as an Air Taxi operator

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 9W : JAI

JetKonnect  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2009 - 2014

^ Comments :    Sahara Indian Airlines was founded on 20Dec1991& started operations on 03Dec1993. Rebranded as Air Sahara on 02Oct2000. To JetLite on 01May2007. Merged into JetKonnect on 25Mar2012 which was eventually phased out by Jet Airways on 30Nov2014

^ Genealogy :    Sahara Indian Airlines >Air Sahara >JetLite >>JetKonnect

^ Airline Code : 9W : JAI

JetLite  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2007 - 2012

^ Comments :    Sahara Indian Airlines was founded on 20Dec1991& started operations on 03Dec1993. Rebranded as Air Sahara on 02Oct2000. To JetLite on 01May2007. Merged into JetKonnect on 25Mar2012 which was eventually phased out by Jet Airways on 30Nov2014

^ Genealogy :    Sahara Indian Airlines >Air Sahara >JetLite >>JetKonnect

^ Airline Code : S2 : SHD

Jetsmart   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2016 - date

^ Comments :    Jetsmart is a regional start-up planning to begin scheduled charter operations on 01Sep2016 out of Bangalore

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Jupiter Airways  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1948 - 1949

^ Comments :    Jupiter Airways was started when Rm. Alagappa Chettiar in early 1947, bought eight aircraft, but bureaucracy stalled its first flight till Jun1948. Eventually, Jupiter started its first flight on 07Jun1948 , the Premier of Madras Province, O. P. Ramaswami Reddiar, inaugurating the Company's Madras-`Vizagapatam'-Nagpur-Delhi flight

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Jupiter Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1953* - 1953*

^ Comments :    Jupiter Airways was founded by Dr. K.V.AL.Rm. Alagappa Chettiar in Madras in 1953

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Kairali Airlines  updated

^ Status :           Planned

^ Dates :           2017 >

^ Comments :    Kairali Airlines was founded on 09Jan2013 and inaugurated on 15Jun2013. Now intends to start in mid-2017. It is a proposed start-up Low Cost Carrier based in India’s Kerala region

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Kalinga Air Lines  updated (x2)

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1946* - 1953

^ Comments :    Kalinga Air Lines was formed in 1946 [INDIAN AIRLINES (Corporation) was formed in 1953 on the nationalisation of 8 Indian airlines (DECCAN AIRWAYS, AIRWAYS-INDIA, BHARAT AIRWAYS, HIMALAYAN AVIATION, KALINGA AIR LINES, INDIAN NATIONAL AIRWAYS, AIR INDIA and AIR SERVICES of INDIA. Took over VAYUDOOT in 1998. Renamed to just INDIAN in 2005 & merged into AIR INDIA on 26Feb2011] [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 :     

^ Airline Code :  

Kalinga Air Lines  updated

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1958* - 1965*

^ Comments :    Kalinga Air Lines was founded in 1958

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Kalinga Airways  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1952* - 1953

^ Comments :    [INDIAN AIRLINES (Corporation) was formed in 1953 on the nationalisation of 8 Indian airlines (DECCAN AIRWAYS, AIRWAYS-INDIA, BHARAT AIRWAYS, HIMALAYAN AVIATION, KALINGA AIR LINES, INDIAN NATIONAL AIRWAYS, AIR INDIA and AIR SERVICES of INDIA. Took over VAYUDOOT in 1998. Renamed to just INDIAN in 2005 & merged into AIR INDIA on 26Feb2011] [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 :    >>Indian Airlines >Indian >>Air India

^ Airline Code :  

Karnavati Aviation   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2012* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Keerthi Airways   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (1997)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Khan Air   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (****)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

King Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2008* - 2010*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :    King Airways

^ Airline Code :  

Kingfisher   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2005 - 2012

^ Comments :    Kingfisher was launched on 08May2005 by the brewing giant UB Group. Started operations on 09May2005 & ceased on 30Sep2012. AOC revoked on 20Oct2012

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : IT : KFR

Kingfisher Red   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2008 - 2011

^ Comments :    Kingfisher Red was founded on 25Aug2003 as Air Deccan & ceased on 28Sep2011

^ Genealogy :    Air Deccan >Simplifly Deccan >Deccan >Kingfisher Red

^ Airline Code : DN : DKN

Kingfisher Xpress   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2010* - 2013

^ Comments :    Kingfisher Xpress was founded in 2010 as India's first and only same day delivery by air service

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Ligare Aviation   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2010* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Ligare Aviation   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2014* - date

^ Comments :    Ligare Aviation was renamed from Religare Aviation. Private charter airline

^ Genealogy :    Religare Aviation >Ligare Aviation

^ Airline Code :  

Livewell Airlinks   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1995* - 1995*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Luan Airways   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2014)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Madras Air Taxi   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1934 - 1934

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Madras Presidency Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1963* - 1964*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Magic Air   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2005)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Magic Airlines   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2006)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Maharani Aviation   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1995 - 1998

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Maruti Airways   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (1996)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Mathur Avia Air Transport System   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1992* - 1993

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

MDLR Airlines  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2007 - 2009

^ Comments :    MDLR Airlines was founded 2007 & started operations on 14Mar2007 offering regional charter services out of Chandigarh. The airline tried the full-service model promising its passengers 'pure vegetarian food', but missed lease payments to BAe for their Avro RJ70 aircraft and wound up operations on 05Nov2009

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 9H : MDD

Megapode Airlines   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1993* - 2002

^ Comments :    TajAir was founded on 11Nov1993 as Megapode Airlines. Started operations on 09Aug2002 as TajAir

^ Genealogy :    Megapode Airlines >TajAir

^ Airline Code :  

Mehair   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2014 - date

^ Comments :    Mehair in conjunction with the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation launched India’s first seaplane service with flights between Mumbai Juhu and Aamby Valley City

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Mesco Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1993 - 2001

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

MG Express  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1984* - 1993*

^ Comments :    [The origins of SpiceJet can be tracked back to Mar1984 when the company was established by Indian industrialist S. K. Modi as MG Express to provide private air taxi services. On 17Feb1993, the company was named as Modiluft which started operations on 02May1993. Renamed once again to Royal Airways. SpiceJet was renamed from Royal Airways on 04May2005 It commenced operations on 24May2005 & International services were launched on 07Oct201]

^ Genealogy :    MG Express >Modiluft >Royal Airways >Spicejet

^ Airline Code :  

Mistri Airways  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1947* - 1947

^ Comments :    Indian Overseas Airlines was formed as Mistri Airways & was founded by Parsi businessman, Rusi Mistri. Mistri Airways operated flights between Mumbay, Nagpur and Calcutta, in addition to charter work. Renamed of Indian Overseas Airlines in 1947. In 1949, it also got license to operate flights for air-mail services and also started operating on other routes like Nagpur -Hyderabad -Banglore - Madras and Nagpur- Jabalpur - Allahbad -Kanpur -Lukhnow. The night air mail services' first license was granted to Indian Overseas Airlines but the airline closed by the end of 1950 due to financial problems

^ Genealogy :    Mistri Airways >Indian Overseas Airlines

^ Airline Code :  

Modiluft  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1993 - 1996

^ Comments :    [The origins of SpiceJet can be tracked back to Mar1984 when the company was established by Indian industrialist S. K. Modi as MG Express to provide private air taxi services. On 17Feb1993, the company was named as Modiluft which started operations on 02May1993. Renamed once again to Royal Airways. SpiceJet was renamed from Royal Airways on 04May2005 It commenced operations on 24May2005 & International services were launched on 07Oct201]

^ Genealogy :    MG Express >Modiluft >Royal Airways >Spicejet

^ Airline Code : HT : MOD

Mukti Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1994* - 1998*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Nalanda Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1948* - 1948*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

NEPC Airlines (Natural Energy Processing Co Ltd)  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1994 - 1997

^ Comments :    NEPC Airlines was founded in 1993 & started operations on 30Mar1994. Regional airline that eventually ceased operating in 1997. Purchased Dalmania Airways in May1995 & renamed it as Skyline NEPC on 01Jan1996

^ Genealogy :    NEPC Airlines

^ Airline Code :  

North East Airlines   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2007)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

North Star Aviation (NorthStar Aviation)   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2002)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Northeast Shuttles   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2009 - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Oberoi Aviation   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Paramount Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2005 - 2010

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : I7 : PMW

Patel Airways   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (1996)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Pawan Hans   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1985* - date

^ Comments :    Pawan Hans is a State-run helicopter operator tht was formed in 1985

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Phoenix Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1994^ - 2000*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Pinnacle Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2010* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Premier Airways  updated (x2)

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2014 - 2015

^ Comments :    Easyair is a planned scheduled carrier rebranded from Premier Airways (2014-2015). Based at Chennai Meenambakkam (MAA)

^ Genealogy :    Premier Airways >Easyair

^ Airline Code :  

Pushpaka Aviation   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1986* - 1989*

^ Comments :    Pushpaka Aviation operated to countries surrounding the Arabian Gulf transporting migrant workers and some perishable goods. It's license was withdrawn after a raid by customs officials and ceased operations..

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

QuikJet Airlines   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2012 - date

^ Comments :    QuikJet Airlines was founded in 2007 & operations started on 02Feb2012. Ceased in 2015 but reatrted in 2016. Domestic cargo carrier out of Bengaluru International

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Rajair   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1993 - 1997

^ Comments :    Rajair started operations on 05Dec1993

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Religare Aviation   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2006* - 2014*

^ Comments :    Ligare Aviation was renamed from Religare Aviation. Private charter airline

^ Genealogy :    Religare Aviation >Ligare Aviation

^ Airline Code :  

Royal Airways  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2002* - 2002*

^ Comments :    [The origins of SpiceJet can be tracked back to Mar1984 when the company was established by Indian industrialist S. K. Modi as MG Express to provide private air taxi services. On 17Feb1993, the company was named as Modiluft which started operations on 02May1993. Renamed once again to Royal Airways. SpiceJet was renamed from Royal Airways on 04May2005 It commenced operations on 24May2005 & International services were launched on 07Oct201]

^ Genealogy :    MG Express >Modiluft >Royal Airways >Spicejet

^ Airline Code :  

Royal Star Airlines (Airways)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1993* - 1996*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Safari Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1978* - 1978*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Safexpress   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2008)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Sahara Indian Airlines  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1993 - 2000

^ Comments :    Sahara Indian Airlines was founded on 20Dec1991& started operations on 03Dec1993. Rebranded as Air Sahara on 02Oct2000. To JetLite on 01May2007. Merged into JetKonnect on 25Mar2012 which was eventually phased out by Jet Airways on 30Nov2014

^ Genealogy :    Sahara Indian Airlines >Air Sahara >JetLite >>JetKonnect

^ Airline Code : S2 : SHD

Scindia Line  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1941 - 1953

^ Comments :    In 1941, Air Services of India was purchased by The Scindia Steam Navigation Company Ltd. & became known as the Scindia line. Services resumed on 03May1946 after World War II [INDIAN AIRLINES (Corporation) was formed in 1953 on the nationalisation of 8 Indian airlines (DECCAN AIRWAYS, AIRWAYS-INDIA, BHARAT AIRWAYS, HIMALAYAN AVIATION, KALINGA AIR LINES, INDIAN NATIONAL AIRWAYS, AIR INDIA and AIR SERVICES of INDIA. Took over VAYUDOOT in 1998. Renamed to just INDIAN in 2005 & merged into AIR INDIA on 26Feb2011] [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 :    Air Services of India >Scindia Line…..>Air India

^ Airline Code :  

SGS Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1998 - 2000

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    UP Air >SGS Airlines

^ Airline Code :  

Simplifly Deccan   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2007 - 2008

^ Comments :    Kingfisher Red was founded on 25Aug2003 as Air Deccan & ceased in Sep2011

^ Genealogy :    Air Deccan >Simplifly Deccan >Deccan >Kingfisher Red

^ Airline Code : DN : DKN

Sky King Aviation   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2009)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Skyfisher Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2014 - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Skyjet Airways   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2014)

^ Comments :    Skyjet Airways was a start-up looking to begin scheduled domestic services with a fleet of A320-200 aircraft in 2014. Did not start

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Skyline (NEPC)  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1996 - 1997

^ Comments :    Dlmania Airways was set up by Pervez Damania in 1992 & started operations on 10Mar1993. Renamed to Skyline on on 01Jan1996. Ceased operations, along with NEPC in 1997

^ Genealogy :    Damania Airways >Skyline (NEPC)

^ Airline Code :  

SpanAir   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1995 - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

SpiceJet  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2005 - date

^ Comments :    The origins of SpiceJet can be tracked back to Mar1984 when the company was established by Indian industrialist S. K. Modi as MG Express to provide private air taxi services. On 17Feb1993, the company was named as Modiluft which started operations on 02May1993. Renamed once again to Royal Airways. SpiceJet was renamed from Royal Airways on 04May2005 It commenced operations on 24May2005 & International services were launched on 07Oct201

^ Genealogy :    MG Express >Modiluft >Royal Airways >Spicejet

^ Airline Code : SG : SEJ

SpiritAir   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2011* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Star Aviation   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2010*)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Sujata Airlinks   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2005* - 2005*

^ Comments :    Sujata Airlinks was advertised as "Air Taxi Services for the Buddhist circuit" around 2005

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Supreme Aviation (India)   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2016* - date

^ Comments :    Supreme Aviation (India) is a subsidiary of Supreme Aviation, Texas USA [added]

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Surya Airlines   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2007)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Svanima Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1993* - 1995

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

TajAir   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2002 - date

^ Comments :    TajAir was founded on 11Nov1993 as Megapode Airlines. Started operations on 09Aug2002 as TajAir

^ Genealogy :    Megapode Airlines >TajAir

^ Airline Code :  

Tata Air Services  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1938 - 1938

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Tata Airlines  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1938 - 1946

^ Comments :    The Aviation Department of Tata Sons was formed 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

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

^ Airline Code :  

Tata SIA Airlines   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           (2014)

^ Comments :    Vistara was renamed from Tata SIA Airlines prior to start-up. Started operations on 09Jan2015

^ Genealogy :    Tata SIA Airlines >Vistara

^ Airline Code :  

Tata Sons  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1932 - 1938

^ Comments :    The Aviation Department of Tata Sons was formed 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

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

^ Airline Code :  

Trans Bharat Aviation (TransBharat Aviation)  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1991 - date

^ Comments :    Established by the Kilachand Group, manufacturers of synthetic rubber products in 1990. Charter services throughout India

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : TBA

Trans India Aviation   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2008*)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Trans Sharjah Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1976* - 1977

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

TruJet   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2015 - date

^ Comments :    TruJet was renamed from Turbo Megha Airways & started operations on 12Jul2015

^ Genealogy :    Turbo Megha Airways >TruJet

^ Airline Code :  

Turbo Megha Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           (2015)

^ Comments :    Turbo Megha Airways will be renamed to TruJet on restart on 12Jul2015

^ Genealogy :    Turbo Megha Airways >TruJet

^ Airline Code :  

UB Air  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1990 - date

^ Comments :    UB Air was incorporated on 17Feb1969 & started airline services on 01Jul1990. Small charter airline owned by the brewing giant UB Group

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

UP Air (i)   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1994 - 1998

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    UP Air >SGS Airlines

^ Airline Code : UZ : ---

UP Air (ii)   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2008* - 2008*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :    >King Airways

^ Airline Code :  

Vayudoot  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1981 - 1997

^ Comments :    Vayudoot was founded on 20Jan1981 & began operations on 26Jan1981. Ceased operations on 01Apr1997. It was founded to connect locations not served by Indian Airlines. Vayudoot's financial performance was not satisfactory which finally led to its dissolution and merger of its assets into Indian Airlines. Scheduled services [INDIAN AIRLINES (Corporation) was formed in 1953 on the nationalisation of 8 Indian airlines (DECCAN AIRWAYS, AIRWAYS-INDIA, BHARAT AIRWAYS, HIMALAYAN AVIATION, KALINGA AIR LINES, INDIAN NATIONAL AIRWAYS, AIR INDIA and AIR SERVICES of INDIA. Took over VAYUDOOT in 1998. Renamed to just INDIAN in 2005 & merged into AIR INDIA on 26Feb2011] [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 :    Vayudoot +>Indian Airlines >Indian >>Air India

^ Airline Code :  

Ventura Airconnect  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2011 - date

^ Comments :    Ventura AirConnect was founded in 2010 as the first intrastate non-scheduled airline in India, providing air charter services within Madhya Pradesh. It conducted its inaugural flight on 07Sep2011, between Bhopal and Gwalior.

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

VIF Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1993 - 1997

^ Comments :    VIF Airways was formed in 1993 & started operations in Apr1993 operating domestic scheduled services based in Hyderabad

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Vijay Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1981 - 1997

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Visa Airways   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2001*)

^ Comments :    Visa Airways was established on 01Aug2001 (Intended to offer domestic services from Mumbai but did not start)

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 9A : ---

Visaa Airways   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2005)

^ Comments :    Visaa Airways was founded in 2001 & intended offer operations out of Mumbai using Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft on regional services

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Vistara   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2015 - date

^ Comments :    Vistara was renamed from Tata SIA Airlines prior to start-up. Started operations on 09Jan2015

^ Genealogy :    Tata SIA Airlines >Vistara

^ Airline Code :  

Volks Airlines   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2012)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Yuva JetLines Airways  added

^ Status :           Planned

^ Dates :           2017 >

^ Comments :    Yuva JetLines Airways was founded in 2016 intending to be a scheduled carrier based at Ranchi Birsa Munda (IXR)

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Zav Airways  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2008 - date

^ Comments :    Zav Airways was formed in Mar2005. Domestic scheduled services out of Kolkata Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International (CCU)

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Zexus Air   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2014)

^ Comments :    Zoom Air was registered as Zexus Air in Apr2013 but was renamed prior to start-up

^ Genealogy :    Zexus Air >Zoom Air

^ Airline Code :  

Zoom Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2017 - date

^ Comments :    Zoom Air was registered as Zexus Air in Apr2013 but was renamed prior to start-up. The airline obtained its air operator's certificate in Feb2017 and began operations later in the month

^ Genealogy :    Zexus Air >Zoom Air

^ Airline Code :  

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