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Yemen was formerly commonly called South Yemen, former country of Asia, now comprising the southern part of the Republic of Yemen. The former PDRY is located on the southern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Founded in 1967 as the People's Democratic Republic of Southern Yemen, it was renamed the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (PDRY) in 1970. Until 1990, the PDRY was governed by the 111-member Supreme People's Council under a constitution enacted in 1970. The country's capital was Aden. On May 22, 1990, in accordance with a constitution drafted nine years earlier, the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen and the Yemen Arab Republic (YAR) established a unified state.


Operating DatesStatus

Aden Airways

1949 - 1967Inactive

^ Comments : Aden Airways was a subsidiary of British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC). Founded on 07Mar1949, started operations on 01Oct1949 & ceased on 30Jun1967

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Alyemda (Democratic Yemen Airlines)

1971* - 1992Renamed

^ Comments : Alyemda was established in Aden on 11Mar1971 after nationalizing Brothers Air Services

^ Genealogy : BASCO >>Alyemda >Alyemda Air Yemen >Alyemen Airlines of Yemen >>Yemenia

Alyemda Air Yemen

1992 - 1995Renamed

^ Comments : Alyemda was renamed to Alyemda Air Yemen in 1992, and in 1995 >Alyemen Airlines of Yemen

^ Genealogy : BASCO >>Alyemda >Alyemda Air Yemen >Alyemen Airlines of Yemen >>Yemenia

BASCO (Brothers Air Service)

1967 - 1967Inactive

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