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South Vietnam, officially the Republic of Vietnam, was a state governing the southern half of Vietnam from 1955 to 1975. It received international recognition in 1949 as the "State of Vietnam" (194955), and later as the "Republic of Vietnam" (195575). Its capital was Saigon. The term "South Vietnam" became common usage in 1954, when the Geneva Conference provisionally partitioned Vietnam into communist and non-communist parts.

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19Sep2016

Air Vietnam was formed on 01Oct1951 to take over services from Air France. Started operations on 15Oct1951 & ceased on 30Apr1975 [country change]

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline

Air Vietnam  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1951 - 1975
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Vietnam >>Hang Khong Vietnam >Vietnam Airlines
Comments : Air Vietnam was formed on 01Oct1951 to take over services from Air France by Emperor Bảo Đại. Started operations on 15Oct1951 & ceased on 30Apr1975 [Vietnam Airlines was founded in Jan1956 under the name Vietnam Civil Aviation, by the North Vietnamese government. The airline was then established as a state-owned enterprise in Apr1989, Hang Khong Vietnam (General Department of Civil Aviation in Vietnam). After the North South war was finished, Air Vietnam merged in]
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