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United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a federation of seven independent states located in the south-eastern corner of the Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered by the Persian Gulf to the north, Saudi Arabia to the south and west, and Oman and the Gulf of Oman to the east. It became independent as the UAE in 1971. Its seven member states are Abu Dhabi (Ab Zaby), 'Ajmn, Dubayy, Al Fujayrah, Ra's al Khaymah, Ash Shriqah, and Umm al Qaywayn. The city of Abu Dhabi, located in the emirate of the same name, is the federal capital and the largest city.

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20Feb15addedDC Aviation Al-Futtaim - has secured its Air Operators Certificate (AOC) from the UAEs General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA)
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 Abu Dhabi Air

1976* - 1976* Renamed>Emirates Air Services 

 Abu Dhabi Aviation

1976 - date-- : AXUActive  

 ADCO Airlines (Air Mannia)

**** - **** Status?  

 Aerocomplex

1989 - 1991* Inactive  

 Aerogulf

1976^ - 1979* Status?  

 Aerovista Gulf Express

1999 - date-- : VGFActive  

 Afghan Jet International

2014 - dateHN : AJIActive  

 African Airlines

(****) Unconfirmed  

 Air Arabia (Al Arabiya Airline)

2003 - dateG9 : ABYActive  

 Air Falcon

(****) Unconfirmed  

 Air Gulf Falcon

1999 - 2003*QL : GLNInactive  

 Air Intergulf

1975 - 1979* Status?  

 Air-Van

2003* - 2005 Inactive  

 Al Hajjar Air

2012 - 2012 Renamed>Eastern Express 

 Al Hamra Airlines

2005 - 2005* Renamed>RAK Airways 

 Al Jaber Aviation

2011* - date-- : JBAActive  

 Al Rais Cargo

2004 - date-- : HJTActive  

 Al Sayegh Airlines

2010 - date Active  

 Arabjet

(2009*) Began?  

 Ave.com

2005 - date2E : PHWActiveAve.com 

 Blue Sky Aviation Services

(2014) Began?  

 British Gulf International Airlines

2001 - date-- : BGIActive  

 Cargo Plus Aviation

2001 - 2008*8L : CGPStatus?  

 Click Airways

2004 - date4C : CGKActive  

 Connect Air

(2001*) Began?  

 Damal Airlines

1993 - 2005 Inactive  

 DC Aviation Al-Futtaim

2015 > Planned has secured its Air Operators Certificate (AOC)

 Dolphin Air

2002 - dateZD : FDNActiveDolphin Air 

 East/West Cargo*

2004* - 2006* Status?  

 Eastern Express (Al Hajjar Aviation)

(2012) Began?Eastern Express 

 Eastern Skyjets

2004 - dateEA : ESJActive  

 Elite Jets

2004 - 2006* Status?  

 Emarat Link Aviation

2001 - 2002* Status?  

 Emirates Air Services

1979* - 1996* InactiveEmirates Air Services 

 Emirates Air Transport

1976* - 1976* Status?  

 Emirates Airlines

1985 - dateEK : UAEActive  

 Emirates International Air Cargo

(2014) Began?  

 Emirates SkyCargo

1985 - dateEK : UAEActive  

 Empost Air (Emirates Postal Service)

2007 - date Active  

 Etihad Airways

2003 - dateEY : ETDActive  

 Etihad Crystal Cargo

2004 - date Active  

 Experts Air Cargo

2005 - 2006 Renamed>Maximus Air 

 Falcon Express Cargo Airlines

1995^ - dateFC : FCXActive  

 FIATS

(****) Unconfirmed  

 fly RAK

(2012) Began?  

 FlyDubai

2009 - dateFZ : FDBActive  

 FlyDubai Cargo

2012 - date Active  

 Flying Dolphin Airlines

2002* - 2002 Renamed>Dolphin Air 

 Fujairah Air

2000 - 2001* Inactive  

 Gaylan Air Cargo

1980 - 1981 Inactive  

 GCS Cargo (Global Charter Services)

2012* - date-- : FZEActive  

 Global Aircargo

1999* - 1999* Status?  

 Global Jet

2009 - date7G : GBGActive  

 Gulf Aviation Technology & Services

2000* - 2002* Status?  

 Gulf Regional

(2000) Began?  

 Hamarein Air

1977 - 1979* Status?  

 Heavylift International

2005 - date-- : HVLActive  

 Intal Air

1999 - 2006* Status?  

 Jet-Ops

2007 - date Active  

 JetSet Cargo

2005* - 2006* Status?  

 Johnsons Air Service

2004* - 2006* Status?  

 Jupiter Airlines

2004 - date-- : IJAActive  

 Kang Pacific Airlines

2008 - 2008 Inactive  

 Liwa Air (Babeel Aviation)

2006 - 2008* Status?  

 Maximus Air

2011 - date-- : MXUActiveMaximus Air 

 Maximus Air Cargo

2006 - 2011-- : MXURenamed>Maximus Air 

 Midex

2008 - dateMG : MIXActive  

 MMA Airlines

(2012) Began?  

 Nada al-Sharq International

(2001) Began?  

 N-Air International

(2014) Began?  

 Nova Gulf (ETA Air Services)

2000* - 2003*-- : FZEInactive  

 Orbit Aviation

(2006) Began?  

 Oriental Air

1992 - 1992 Inactive  

 Palm Aviation

2008 - date-- : JSPActive  

 Phoenix Aviation

1996 - 2005P3 : PHGRenamed>Ave.com 

 Pluto Airlines

(2005)8D : PPLBegan?  

 Prestige Jet

2008* - date-- : PJRActive  

 RAK Airways

2007 - 2013RT : RKMInactiveRAK Airways 

 RAK Link Airways

2008 - 2008 Inactive  

 Rotana Jet

2011* - dateRG : ---Active  

 Royal Jet

2003 - date-- : ROJActive  

 Seawings

2007 - date-- : OPSActive  

 Silver Air

2008 - 2009-- : SVJInactive  

 SkyLink Arabia

2009* - 2010* Status?  

 Smart Jet Airways

(2004) Began?  

 Star African Air

2002* - 2009*xx : ---InactiveStar African Air 

 Star Airlines

1998 - 2002* Renamed>Star African Air 

 Starjet

2005* - 2008* Status?  

 Starlight Airlines

2011* - date Active  

 Sunlight Airlines

2004* - 2006* Status?  

 Trans Gulf

(****) Unconfirmed  

 Transgulf Express

(2003) Began?  

 Unique Air

(2014)6U : UQABegan?  

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