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Latest Updates & Additions
July 20, 2017 PANH Helicopters is a helicopter passenger charter carrier based out of Krasnodar Pashkovsky (KRR) [added] Russia
July 20, 2017 Barbuda Airlines has completed its long-awaited compliance and licensing requirements. Based out of Barbuda Codrington (BBQ) [added] Antigua
July 20, 2017 Ritter Trade & Aviation Consulting [added] >Knaus Helicopter [added] >Heli Austria [added] Austria
July 19, 2017 Fly Modern Ark is at present, an aircraft leasing and sales of Boeing and Bombardier aircrafts but intends to move into scheduled passenger services [added] South Africa
July 19, 2017 Earth Airlines did not meet he Nigerian government's deadline of 30Apr2007 to re-capitalise or be grounded [status change] Nigeria
July 19, 2017 City Link Airlines began operations in Mar1993 & ceased in 1996 [status change] Nigeria
July 18, 2017 Gowair Vacation Airlines is a planned passenger charter carrier out of Madrid Adolfo Suárez Barajas [added] Spain
July 18, 2017 Rotana Jet temporarily suspended operations in Jul2017 [status change] UAE
July 18, 2017 Air Atlantic Cargo ceased operations in 1999 [status change] Nigeria

Airline History


20 July 1931

Northeast Airlines was formed as Boston-Maine Airways, by the Boston & Maine Railroad & Maine Central Railroad (>Delta)


20 July 1933

Aerolloyd Iguassú, founded in the beginning of 1933 in Curitiba, started operations (>>VASP)


20 July 1934

United Airlines Transport Corporation (UALTC) was formed to succeed UAL as owner/operator of BAT, NAT, PAT and Varney and United Airports of California


20 July 1948

By authorization of the CAB, The Powelson Line, operating as Caribbean Atlantic Airlines began operations as Caribair

Puerto Rico

20 July 1968

Air Bahama started operations as International Air Bahama


20 July 1971

Helicópteros de Guatemala commenced operations


20 July 1973

Icelandair started operations after a merger between Flugfélag and Loftleidir


20 July 2006

Varig, founded on 07May1927 ceased operations


20 July 2012

Aerosur Paraguay AOC was revoked


20 July 2012

AeroSur having ceased operations on 17May2012, had its AOC revoked


Air Anglia F,28 at top provided by David Lyall

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