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Gambia is an independent nation situated on the western coast of Africa, enclosed on the north, east, and south by Senegal, and fronting the Atlantic Ocean on the west. It has an area of 11,295 sq km (4361 sq mi). Banjul is the capital and largest city
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May 24, 2017 Slok Air International [added] was renamed to Slok Air Gambia & back to Slok Air International ceased operations Apr2014 [status change]
May 24, 2017 African Alliance Airlines did not start operations [status change]
May 23, 2017 Fly Mid Africa was established in 2014 & operated its first flight on 15May2017 [added]

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Aeolus Air   

Active 2012 - date

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African Alliance Airlines  updated

Not started (2009)

^ Comments : African Alliance Airlines did not start operations

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African Intercontinental Airways   

Inactive 1995 - 1996

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Afrinat International Airlines   

Not started (2014)

^ Comments : Afrinat International Airlines did not start operations

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Afrinat International Airlines   

Inactive 2002 - 2004

^ Comments : Afrinat International Airlines was founded in 2002 offering charter flights from West Africa to New York, JFK. From Banjul

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Air Charter Africa   

Inactive 2007* - 2009*

^ Comments : Air Charter Africa was incorporated as a limited liability company in 2007 and was first registered as Air Charter Express

^ Genealogy : Air Charter Express >Air Charter Africa

Air Charter Express   

Renamed (2007)

^ Comments : Air Charter Africa was incorporated as a limited liability company in 2007 and was first registered as Air Charter Express

^ Genealogy : Air Charter Express >Air Charter Africa

Air Dabia   

Inactive 1996 - 1998

^ Comments : Air Dabia was founded in 1996 as a Banjul based carrier

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Air Gambia   

Inactive 1990 - 1994

^ Comments : Air Gambia was formed by Omega Air as the flag carrier of Gambia in 1990

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Air Teranga   

Not started (2009)

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Air Teranga   

Inactive 1993* - 1994

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Atlantic Airlines   

Inactive 1993 - 1996

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Atlantic Express Airlines   

Inactive 2004 - 2006*

^ Comments : Atlantic Express Airlines began services on 16Dec2004, from Banjul International Airport in Banjul to Lagos International Airport, Nigeria

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Continental Wings   

Inactive 2002* - 2002

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Euro Atlantic Air   

Inactive 1993 - 1993

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Express Tours   

Inactive 2002* - 2006

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Fly Mid Africa  added

Active 2017 - date

^ Comments : Fly Mid Africa was established on 29Apr2014, based at Banjul International Airport. The carrier provides services to Sierra Leone, Liberia and Senegal utilising B.737 aircraft. The first flight was 15May2017

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Gam-Air   

Inactive 1987 - 1987

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Gambcrest Enterprises   

Inactive 1990 - 1992

^ Comments : Gambcrest Enterprises was formed by Afghan businessmen in Kabul

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Gambia Air Shuttle   

Inactive 1987 - 1987*

^ Comments : Gambia Air Shuttle operated Vickers Viscounts daily between Banjul and Dakar. Eventually ceased operating.

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Gambia Airways   

Inactive 1964* - 1995

^ Comments : Gambia Airways was formed in Dec1964

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Gambia Bird Airlines   

Inactive 2012 - 2014

^ Comments : Gambia Bird Airlines operations started on 22Oct2012 & first international service, from Banjul to London Gatwick, took place on 26Oct2012. Suspended all operations on 30Dec2014

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Gambia International Airlines  updated

Inactive 1996 - 2007

^ Comments : Gambia International Airlines was formed in 1996. Scheduled carrier that operated a small regional network of passenger services in West Africa. National carrier for Gambia

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Gambia New Millennium Air   

Inactive 1999 - 2002

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Gambian Airlines   

Inactive 1996 - 1996

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Ibis Air   

Inactive 2002* - 2002

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Intercontinental Airways  updated

Inactive 2008 - 2009

^ Comments : International and regional scheduled and charter services out of Banjul Yundum International

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Jupiter Airlines  updated

Restarting 1996* - 2016*

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Lennox Airlines   

Inactive 1991 - 1992

^ Comments : Lennox Airlines was formed by the Kenyan airline of the same name

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Mahfooz Aviation   

Active 1992* - date

^ Comments : Mahfooz Aviation was formed in 1992

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RedAir   

Inactive 2002 - 2002

^ Comments : RedAir operated scheduled services between Banjul and LGW. Ceased operations in late 2002.

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Rudad International Aviation Services   

Unsure 2007* - 2009*

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Slok Air Gambia  updated

Renamed 2004 - 2008

^ Comments : [Slok Air International was founded in Nigeria by the Slok Group in Sep1996. Its air operators certificate was suspended in Mar2004 by the Nigerian government and the airline was subsequently dissolved in Nov2004. In the same month the airline was reformed as Slok Air Gambia. Once again, the airline was renamed to Slok Air International in early 2009. Flights re-commenced in Feb2009. Ceased operations Apr2014]

^ Genealogy : Slok Air International >Slok Air Gambia >Slok Air International

Slok Air International  added

Renamed 1996* - 2004

^ Comments : [Slok Air International was founded in Nigeria by the Slok Group in Sep1996. Its air operators certificate was suspended in Mar2004 by the Nigerian government and the airline was subsequently dissolved in Nov2004. In the same month the airline was reformed as Slok Air Gambia. Once again, the airline was renamed to Slok Air International in early 2009. Flights re-commenced in Feb2009. Ceased operations Apr2014]

^ Genealogy : Slok Air International >Slok Air Gambia >Slok Air International

Slok Air International  updated

Inactive 2008 - 2014

^ Comments : SLOK AIR GAMBIA was a wholly owned subsiduary of Slok Air (Nigeria). National carrier of Gambia that was renamed from SLOK AIRWAYS NIGERIA after the Nigeria CAA cancelled it's AOC for "unethical practices". The airline ceased operations in 2008 due to financial reasons bit was restarted in early 2009 as SLOK AIR INTERNATIONAL. Domestic scheduled services out of Banjul International

^ Genealogy : Slok Air International >Slok Air Gambia >Slok Air International

Trans West African Airlines   

Inactive 1992 - 1993

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VIP Royal Air   

Not started (2009)

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West African Link   

Not started (2007)

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West African Link   

Inactive 2005 - 2005

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World Air Leasing   

Unsure 2004* - 2006*

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World Airline Gambia   

Inactive 1990 - 1991

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