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
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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

Operating DatesStatus

Affretair   

1975* - 1983Renamed

^ 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)

Afric Aviation   

2010 - dateActive

^ Comments : Afric Aviation was founded in 2009 as a charter airline serving the oil and gas industry & started operations in 2010

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Afrijet Business Service   

2004* - dateActive

^ Comments : Afrijet Business Service was founded in 2004

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Air Affaires   

1975 - 1996Inactive

^ 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

Air Affaires Gabon   

2002 - 2006*Status?

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Air Continental Africa   

2000 - 2003Inactive

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Air Excellence   

2002 - 2004Inactive

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Air Gabon (Compagnie Nationale Air Gabon)   

1977 - 2006Inactive

^ 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

Air Gabon Cargo   

1978* - 1979*Status?

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Air Gabon Express   

2003* - 2004*Inactive

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Air Gabon International   

(2007*)Began?

^ Comments : Air Gabon International never started operations

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Air Inter Gabon   

1956* - 2001Inactive

^ 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

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Air Max Africa   

2005 - 2006Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Max Africa

Air Max Gabon   

2002* - 2005Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Max Africa

Air Service Gabon   

1965 - 2010Inactive

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Air Tourist Gabon   

2001* - 2011Renamed

^ 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

Allegiance Airways Gabon   

2011 - dateActive

^ 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

Avirex   

1999 - 2007Renamed

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

^ Genealogy : Avirex >Jet Express Gabon

Compagnie Aerienne Brouillet   

1956 - 1968Renamed

^ Comments :  

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

Compagnie Aerienne Gabonaise   

1951 - 1968Renamed

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

^ Genealogy : Compagnie Aerienne Gabonaise >Transgabon >Air Gabon

Equaflight Gabon   

2010 - dateActive

^ Comments :  

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Gabon Air Transport   

1995* - 1996Renamed

^ 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

Gabon Airlines   

2007 - 2011Inactive

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

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Gabon Express   

1998 - 2004Inactive

^ Comments : Gabon Express was founded in 1998

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Gabon flyafrica   

(2015)Began?

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

^ Genealogy :  

Gabonair   

1971* - 1971*Status?

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Heli-Gabon   

2008* - 2010*Status?

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Jet Express Gabon   

2007 - dateActive

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

^ Genealogy : Avirex >Jet Express Gabon

La Nationale   

2002 - 2004Renamed

^ 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)

MR Lines   

2006^ - dateActive

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National Airways Gabon   

2004 - 2009Renamed

^ 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)

Nouvelle Air Affaires Gabon   

1996 - dateActive

^ 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

NRT (Nationale Regionale Transport)   

2009 - dateActive

^ 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)

Ogooue Air Cargo   

1988* - 1989Inactive

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RegionAir   

2007^ - dateActive

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SAFT (Societe Anonyme de Fret et de Transport)   

1996 - 1999Inactive

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SCD Aviation   

2004* - dateActive

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Sky Gabon   

2006^ - dateActive

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SOACO (Societe Anonyme de Construction)   

1975* - 1980*Inactive

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Societé Nationale Air Gabon   

1968 - 1974Renamed

^ 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

Solenta Aviation Gabon   

2006* - dateActive

^ Comments : Solenta Aviation Gabon was founded in 2006

^ Genealogy :  

Transair   

2000 - 2001Inactive

^ Comments :  

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Transgabon (Societe Nationale Transgabon)   

1968 - 1977Renamed

^ Comments :  

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

Transports Aeriens du Gabon   

1951 - 1954*Inactive

^ Comments : Transports Aeriens du Gabon was founded in 1949

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Tropical Air Gabon   

(2016)Began?

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

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Ventral Air Express   

(****)Unconfirmed

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