Gabon is an independent nation in west central Africa, bordered on the northwest by Equatorial Guinea, on the north by Cameroon, on the east and south by the Republic of the Congo, and on the west by the Atlantic Ocean. The area of Gabon is 267,667 sq km (103,347 sq mi). Libreville is the capital and largest city

Latest updates

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

June 6, 2017

Afric Aviation suspended operations in Jun2017 [status change]

September 9, 2015

[added] Gabon flyafrica was officially unveiled to the public at a ceremony held in Libreville 29Aug2015

June 3, 2015

[added] Tropical Air Gabon secures AOC on 23May2015

Airline

Status Operating Dates

Affretair   

Renamed 1975* - 1983

^ Comments : Affretair (Gabon) was formed by Air Trans Africa to help circumvent the Rhodesian sanctions. Taken over by Air Zimbabwe in 1983, moved to Zimbabwe and known as to Affretair (National Cargo Airline of Zimbabwe). Affretair was liquidated in 2000 under a $511 million debt

^ Genealogy : Affretair >Affretair (National Cargo Airline of Zimbabwe)

^ Airline Code :  

Afric Aviation  updated

Inactive 2010 - 2017

^ Comments : Afric Aviation was founded in 2009 as a charter airline serving the oil and gas industry & started operations in 2010. Suspended operations in Jun2017 for a 6 month period

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : L8 : EKG

Afrijet Business Service  updated

Active 2004* - date

^ Comments : Afrijet Business Service was founded in 2004. Afrijet Business Services operates corporate jet charters from its Libreville base.

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Air Affaires   

Inactive 1975 - 1996

^ Comments : Nouvelle Air Affaires Gabon was founded by Raymond Bellangeras as Air Affaires Gabon & operations started on 30Jun1975. Merged with Gabon Air Transport

^ Genealogy : Air Affaires + Gabon Air Transport =>Nouvelle Air Affaires Gabon

^ Airline Code :  

Air Affaires Gabon   

Unsure 2002 - 2006*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Air Continental Africa   

Inactive 2000 - 2003

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : ACB

Air Excellence   

Inactive 2002 - 2004

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Air Gabon (Compagnie Nationale Air Gabon)   

Inactive 1977 - 2006

^ Comments : Air Gabon (Compagnie Nationale Air Gabon) was established in May1977 was formed from the nucleus of Société Nationale Transgabon. Ceased operations on 24Feb2006

^ Genealogy : Transgabon (Societe Nationale Transgabon) +>Air Gabon

^ Airline Code : GN : AGN

Air Gabon Cargo   

Unsure 1978* - 1979*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Air Gabon Express   

Inactive 2003* - 2004*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Air Gabon International   

Not started (2007*)

^ Comments : Air Gabon International never started operations

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Air Inter Gabon   

Inactive 1956* - 2001

^ Comments : Air Inter Gabon was founded in 1956 as a subsidiary of Air Gabon. The airline initially operated charter flights, with scheduled flights begun in 1961

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : GB : AIG

Air Max Africa   

Inactive 2005 - 2006

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Max Africa

^ Airline Code : -- : AZX

Air Max Gabon   

Renamed 2002* - 2005

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy : >Air Max Africa

^ Airline Code :  

Air Service Gabon   

Inactive 1965 - 2010

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : X7 : AGB

Air Tourist Gabon   

Renamed 2001* - 2011

^ Comments : Air Tourist Gabon was formed in 2001 & started international flights in 2003. AOC suspended between 22Aug2010 and 02Sep2010 when restarted as Allegiance Gabon

^ Genealogy : Air Tourist Gabon >Allegiance Airways Gabon

^ Airline Code : -- : ATG

Allegiance Airways Gabon   

Active 2011 - date

^ Comments : Air Tourist Gabon was formed in 2001 & started international flights in 2003. AOC suspended between 22Aug2010 and 02Sep2010 when restarted as Allegiance Gabon

^ Genealogy : Air Tourist Gabon >Allegiance Airways Gabon

^ Airline Code : -- : ATG

Avirex   

Renamed 1999 - 2007

^ Comments : Jet Express Gabon was formed as Avirex in 1994

^ Genealogy : Avirex >Jet Express Gabon

^ Airline Code : G2 : VXG

Compagnie Aerienne Brouillet   

Renamed 1956 - 1968

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Compagnie Aerienne Brouillet >Transgabon (Societe Nationale Transgabon) +>Air Gabon

^ Airline Code :  

Compagnie Aerienne Gabonaise   

Renamed 1951 - 1968

^ Comments : Air Gabon was founded in 1951 as Compagnie Aerienne Gabonaise

^ Genealogy : Compagnie Aerienne Gabonaise >Transgabon >Air Gabon

^ Airline Code :  

Equaflight Gabon   

Active 2010 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Gabon Air Transport   

Renamed 1995* - 1996

^ Comments : Nouvelle Air Affaires Gabon was founded by Raymond Bellangeras as Air Affaires Gabon & operations started on 30Jun1975. Merged with Gabon Air Transport

^ Genealogy : Air Affaires + Gabon Air Transport =>Nouvelle Air Affaires Gabon

^ Airline Code :  

Gabon Airlines   

Inactive 2007 - 2011

^ Comments : Gabon Airlines started operations on 11Apr2007 & ceased in Jul2011

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : GY : GBK

Gabon Express   

Inactive 1998 - 2004

^ Comments : Gabon Express was founded in 1998

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : GBE

Gabon flyafrica   

Not started (2015)

^ Comments : Gabon flyafrica was officially unveiled to the public at a ceremony held in Libreville on 29Aug2015 but did not start operations

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Gabonair   

Unsure 1971* - 1971*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Heli-Gabon   

Unsure 2008* - 2010*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Jet Express Gabon   

Active 2007 - date

^ Comments : Jet Express Gabon was formed as Avirex in 1994

^ Genealogy : Avirex >Jet Express Gabon

^ Airline Code : G2 : VXG

La Nationale   

Renamed 2002 - 2004

^ Comments : NRT (Nationale Regionale Transport) was was formed as La Nationale in 2002. Renamed to National Airways Gabon & then current name in 2009

^ Genealogy : La Nationale >National Airways Gabon >NRT (Nationale Regionale Transport)

^ Airline Code :  

MR Lines   

Active 2006^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : XV : ---

National Airways Gabon   

Renamed 2004 - 2009

^ Comments : NRT (Nationale Regionale Transport) was was formed as La Nationale in 2002. Renamed to National Airways Gabon & then current name in 2009

^ Genealogy : La Nationale >National Airways Gabon >NRT (Nationale Regionale Transport)

^ Airline Code :  

Nouvelle Air Affaires Gabon   

Active 1996 - date

^ Comments : Nouvelle Air Affaires Gabon was founded by Raymond Bellangeras as Air Affaires Gabon & operations started on 30Jun1975. Merged with Gabon Air Transport

^ Genealogy : Air Affaires + Gabon Air Transport =>Nouvelle Air Affaires Gabon

^ Airline Code : -- : NVS

NRT (Nationale Regionale Transport)   

Active 2009 - date

^ Comments : NRT (Nationale Regionale Transport) was was formed as La Nationale in 2002. Renamed to National Airways Gabon & then current name in 2009

^ Genealogy : La Nationale >National Airways Gabon >NRT (Nationale Regionale Transport)

^ Airline Code : -- : NRT

Ogooue Air Cargo   

Inactive 1988* - 1989

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

RegionAir   

Active 2007^ - date

^ Comments :  

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^ Airline Code :  

SAFT (Societe Anonyme de Fret et de Transport)   

Inactive 1996 - 1999

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

SCD Aviation   

Active 2004* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : SCY

Sky Gabon   

Active 2006^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : GV : SKG

SOACO (Societe Anonyme de Construction)   

Inactive 1975* - 1980*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Societé Nationale Air Gabon   

Renamed 1968 - 1974

^ Comments : Compagnie Aerienne Gabonaise was founded in 1951. It became the national flag carrier in 1968, then renamed Societé Nationale Air Gabon

^ Genealogy : Compagnie Aerienne Gabonaise >Societé Nationale Air Gabon >Air Gabon

^ Airline Code :  

Solenta Aviation Gabon   

Active 2006* - date

^ Comments : Solenta Aviation Gabon was founded in 2006

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Transair   

Inactive 2000 - 2001

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : TGX

Transgabon (Societe Nationale Transgabon)   

Renamed 1968 - 1977

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy : Compagnie Aerienne Brouillet >Transgabon (Societe Nationale Transgabon) +>Air Gabon

^ Airline Code :  

Transports Aeriens du Gabon   

Inactive 1951 - 1954*

^ Comments : Transports Aeriens du Gabon was founded in 1949

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Tropical Air Gabon   

Not started (2016)

^ Comments : Tropical Air Gabon secured its AOC on 23May2015

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

Ventral Air Express   

Unconfirmed (****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

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