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Honduras is a republic in Central America, bordered on the north and east by the Caribbean Sea, on the south by Nicaragua, on the southwest by the Pacific Ocean and El Salvador, and on the west by Guatemala. Honduras is one of the largest Central American republics, with an area of 112,492 sq km (43,433 sq mi). The capital and largest city is Tegucigalpa.

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14 October 2015Aviatsa commenced commercial operations using a pair of B737 Classics on 8 October 2015 [update]
8 October 2015Central American Airlines was formed by Dr. T.C. Pounds, an oculist from New York, in 1922 after he obtained a mail contract from the Honduran Govt. [added]
25 September 2015SAHSA (Servicio Aereo de Hoduras S.A.) started after TAN-SAHSA ceased operations [added]
AirlineOperating DatesStatusComments

Aero Honduras

2003 - 2005Inactive

Aero Honduras was formed as Sol Air in 2002. It was acquired by Venezuelan operator Aeropostal in 2003 and renamed

^ Genealogy - Sol Air >Aero Honduras

Aero Servicios (Trans Caribbean Airlines)

1957 - 1993Inactive

 

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AeroCaribe de Honduras (Honduras Air)

2009 - dateActive

 

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Aerolineas Internacionales de Honduras

**** - ****Inactive

 

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Aerolineas SOSA

1984 - dateActive

Aerolineas SOSA was formed in 1984 & operations started on 30Jun1984

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Albacion

1989* - 1989*Status?

 

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ANHSA (Aerovias Nacionales de Honduras SA)

1950 - 1989*Inactive

 

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Atlantic Airlines de Honduras

2001* - 2008Inactive

Atlantic Airlines de Honduras was founded in 2001

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AVIAC (Aerovias Centroamericanas)

(2009)Began?

 

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Aviatsa

2015 - dateActive

Aviatsa commenced commercial operations using a pair of B737 Classics on 08Oct2015

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Blue Air Sea International Cargo

1986* - 1987Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Blue Air Sea International Cargo >Servicios Aereos Generales

Caribbean Air

1995 - 1998Inactive

 

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Central American Airlines

1923 - 1923*Status?

Central American Airlines was formed by Dr. T.C. Pounds, an oculist from New York, in 1922 after he obtained a mail contract from the Honduran Govt

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Central American Airways

2007 - 2011Inactive

Central American Airways was founded in 2008 and ceased operations in 2011 after a crash that killed 14 people

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CM Airlines (Cielo Maya)

2008 - dateActive

CM Airlines started operations in Aug2008

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EasySky

2011 - dateActive

EasySky started operations on 09Sep2011

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Empresa Dean

1932* - 1933*Status?

 

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Honduras International

1962* - 1962*Status?

 

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Honduras National Airlines

(****)Unconfirmed

 

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Islena Regional Airlines (Islena de Inversiones)

1981 - dateActive

Islena Regional Airlines operations started on 31Mar1981

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LAN (Lineas Aereas Nacionales de Honduras)

2001 - 2001Inactive

 

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Lanhsa (Línea Aérea Nacional de Honduras)

2011* - dateActive

 

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LANSA (Lineas Aereas Nacionales SA)

1967 - 1979*Status?

 

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Rollins Air

1995 - 2012Inactive

Rollins Air was an charter company & on 24Sep2012, its AOC was revoked and it subsequently expired

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SAHSA (Servicio Aereo de Hoduras S.A.)

1945 - 1991Renamed

SAHSA was founded in 1945 & operations began in Oct1945

^ Genealogy - TAN + SAHSA >>TAN-SAHSA >SAHSA

SAHSA (Servicio Aereo de Hoduras S.A.)

1991 - 1994Inactive

SAHSA was founded on 08Oct1945 with the help of Pan American Airways & began operations on 22Oct1945

^ Genealogy - TAN + SAHSA >>TAN-SAHSA >SAHSA

Servicios Aereos Generales

1987 - 1989*Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Blue Air Sea International Cargo >Servicios Aereos Generales

SETCO (Servicios Ejecutivos Turisticos Commander)

1981^ - 2006*Status?

 

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Sol Air (SolAir)(SunAir)

2002 - 2003Renamed

Aero Honduras was formed as Sol Air in 2002. It was acquired by Venezuelan operator Aeropostal in 2003 and renamed

^ Genealogy - Sol Air>Aero Honduras

TACA Airways (TACA de Honduras)

1933* - 1943*Inactive

TACA Airways was formed by the well known airline entrereneur, New Zealander Lowell Yerex in 1931, starting as a charter airline

^ Genealogy - TACA Airways

TACA El Salvador

1939 - 1960Renamed

Avianca El Salvador was founded in 1931 in Honduras & reorganised as TACA Airways in 1939. TACA merged with Avianca on 21May2013 & renamed Avianca El Salvador

^ Genealogy - TACA Airlines >TACA El Salvador >TACA International Airlines >Avianca El Salvador

TAN (Transportes Aereos Nacionales)

1947* - 1991Renamed

TAN was formed in 1947 by private investors to operate cargo flights by contract. On 01Nov1991, TAN merged with Sahsa, adopting the latter name

^ Genealogy - TAN + SAHSA >>TAN-SAHSA >SAHSA

TAN Carga

1989* - 1991Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - TAN Carga >>TAN-SAHSA >SAHSA

TAN-SAHSA

1990* - 1991Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - TAN + SAHSA >>TAN-SAHSA >SAHSA

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