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Burkina Faso, known as Upper Volta until 1984, is a republic in western Africa, bordered on the north and west by Mali, on the east by Niger, and on the south by Benin, Togo, Ghana, and the Ivory Coast. The area of Burkina Faso is 274,200 sq km (105,900 sq mi). Ouagadougou is the capital and largest city

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>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline : dates are searchable using ddmmyyyy

June 28, 2017

Air Sarada International started operations on 22Jun2017 with domestic services [added]

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Air Burkina  updated

Active 1985 - date

^ Comments : Air Burkina was established under the name Air Volta on 17Mar1967. Operations started 30Jun1967. Renamed in 1985 when country changed name. National airline of Burkino Faso. Scheduled regional and commenced international flights in late 2004

^ Genealogy : Air Volta >Air Burkina

^ Airline Code : 2J : VBW

Air Continental   

Unsure 1999* - 2003*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Air Sarada International  added

Active 2017 - date

^ Comments : Air Sarada International started operations on 22Jun2017 with domestic services

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Ariella Airlines   

Active 2012 - date

^ Comments : Ariella Airlines operations started on 30Sep2012

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Asky   

Not started (2008)

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Burkina Airlines   

Inactive 2004 - 2006*

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^ Airline Code : 3B : BFR

Colombe Airlines   

Active 2013 - date

^ Comments : Colombe Airlines officially launched scheduled operations on 05Oct2013. Resumed commercial passenger flights on 01Nov2016 after a near year-long suspension of operations

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Faso Airways   

Active 2000 - date

^ Comments : Faso Airways was founded in 2000

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^ Airline Code : F3 : FSW

Multi Air Services   

Inactive 2000* - 2000*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Naganagani   

Inactive 1984* - 1992

^ Comments : Naganaganani Compagnie Nationale was a charter passenger and cargo carrier formed in 1984 & suspended operations in 1992

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Naganagani   

Unsure 2007* - 2007*

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Sexy Air   

Unsure 2007* - 2007*

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Transafricaine SA   

Inactive 2007* - 2008

^ Comments : Transafricaine SA was founded in 2007 & based at Ouagadougou (OUA)

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^ Airline Code : -- : TNF

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