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Laos is an independent state of Southeast Asia, bordered on the north by China and Vietnam, on the east by Vietnam, on the south by Cambodia, on the west by Thailand, and on the northwest by Myanmar (formerly Burma). Laos is Southeast Asia's only landlocked nation and has a total area of 236,800 sq km (91,400 sq mi). The capital and largest city of Laos is Vientiane.

 Latestupdates 
added19Jan15Civil Aviation CompanyFormed by merger of Royal Air Lao and Lao Air Lines : renamed to Lao Avia
update30Dec14Lao Central AirlinesSuspended operations earlier this year but hopes to restart in mid-2015

AirlineOperating DatesIATA : ICAOTreeStatusComments

 Air Architects

1960s  Status? 

 Air Lao

1952* - 1961  Inactive 

 Air Laos Transports

1957 - 1962 >Lao AirlinesRenamed 

 Air Union

1973* - 1974*  Status? 

 Air Vientiane Laos

1964* - 1967*  Status? 

 Bird & Sons Aviation Division

1960 - 1965 >CASIRenamed 

 Bird Air (BirdAir)

1975 - 1980*  Inactive 

 BirdAir

1975* - 1975*  Inactive 

 BOA (Boun Oum Airways)

1965* - 1967 >CASIRenamed 

 CASI (Continental Air Services, Inc.)

1965 - 1972 CASIInactive 

 Civil Aviation Company

1976 - 1979  Renamedformed by merger of Royal Air Lao and Lao Air Lines : renamed Lao Aviation

 Euro Asia Aviation

2002* - 2003-- : EUL Inactive 

 Lane Xang Airlines

1973* - 1975  Inactive 

 Lao Air Lines

1967* - 1973 >Lao AirlinesRenamedtree changed

 Lao Airlines

1967* - 1975  Inactive 

 Lao Airlines

2003 - dateQV : LAOLao AirlinesActive 

 Lao Aviation

1979 - 2003QV : LAO>Lao AirlinesRenamed 

 Lao Capricorn Air

2009 - 2012*-- : LKA+>Lao Central AirlinesRenamed 

 Lao Cathay Airlines

1967* - 1967*  Status? 

 Lao Central Airlines

2011 - 2014-- : LKALao Central AirlinesInactive 

 Lao United Airlines

1968* - 1971  Inactive 

 Laos Air Charter

1967* - 1975  Inactive 

 Laotian

1970* - 1970*  Status? 

 Loa-Pacific

(1989*)  Began? 

 Pathet Lao Airlines

1974* - 1974*  Status? 

 Phongsavanh Airlines

2010* - 2011-- : LKA>Lao Central AirlinesRenamed 

 Royal Air Lao

1962 - 1976 >Lao AirlinesInactive 

 Samaki Airlines

1975* - 1975*  Status? 

 Sorya Airlines

1975* - 1975*  Inactive 

 Vehu Akat

1967* - 1967*  Inactive 

 Xiengkhouang Air

1967* - 1975  Inactive 

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