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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

Updates

 

13 Mar 2018

Aeolus Air appears to have ceased operations in Oct2014 [updated]

12 Mar 2018

WestAf is a planned scheduled carrier based out of Banjul International (BJL) [added]

24 May 2017

Slok Air International [added] was renamed to Slok Air Gambia & back to Slok Air International ceased operations Apr2014 [status change]

Aeolus Air  last update: 13Mar2018

Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Airline Code : -- : AAZ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aeolus Air engaged in aircraft charter as well as aircraft leasing- both 'wet' and 'damp'- type contracts. The company was a registered and incorporated airline operator in Gambia, with commercial offices in the United Arab Emirates. Ceased operations in Oct2014
Aircraft : B.737-500 | Airbus A320-200 | Boeing 737-300 | Boeing 737-400 | Boeing 737-500 | Embraer Legacy 600

African Alliance Airlines  last update: 2017

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2009)
Airline Code : -- : JAY
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : African Alliance Airlines did not start operations
Aircraft : Nil at this time

African Intercontinental Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995 - 1996
Airline Code : OY : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Afrinat International Airlines (i)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2004
Airline Code : Q9 : AFN
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Afrinat International Airlines was founded in 2002 offering charter flights from West Africa to New York, JFK. From Banjul
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Afrinat International Airlines (ii)   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2014)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Afrinat International Airlines did not start operations
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Air Charter Africa   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007* - 2009*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Charter Express >Air Charter Africa
Comments : Air Charter Africa was incorporated as a limited liability company in 2007 and was first registered as Air Charter Express
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Air Charter Express   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

(2007)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Charter Express >Air Charter Africa
Comments : Air Charter Africa was incorporated as a limited liability company in 2007 and was first registered as Air Charter Express
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Air Dabia   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 1998
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Dabia was founded in 1996 as a Banjul based carrier
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Air Gambia   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990 - 1994
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Gambia was formed by Omega Air as the flag carrier of Gambia in 1990
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Air Teranga (i)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1993* - 1994
Airline Code : JG : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Air Teranga (ii)   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2009)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Atlantic Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1993 - 1996
Airline Code : 2N : AWA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Atlantic Express Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Atlantic Express Airlines began services on 16Dec2004, from Banjul International Airport in Banjul to Lagos International Airport, Nigeria
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Continental Wings   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002* - 2002
Airline Code : G9 : CWG
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Euro Atlantic Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1993 - 1993
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Express Tours   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002* - 2006
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Fly Mid Africa  added: 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2017 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Fly Mid Africa was established on 29Apr2014, based at Banjul International Airport. The carrier provides services to Sierra Leone, Liberia and Senegal. The first flight was 15May2017
Aircraft : B.737

Gam-Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1987 - 1987
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Gambcrest Enterprises   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990 - 1992
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Gambcrest Enterprises was formed by Afghan businessmen in Kabul
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Gambia Air Shuttle   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1987 - 1987*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Gambia Air Shuttle operated daily between Banjul and Dakar. Eventually ceased operating
Aircraft : Vickers Viscount

Gambia Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1964* - 1995
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Gambia Airways was formed in Dec1964
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Gambia Bird Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2012 - 2014
Airline Code : 3B : GBQ
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Gambia International Airlines  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 2007
Airline Code : GC : GNR
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Gambia New Millennium Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2002
Airline Code : -- : NML
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Gambian Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 1996
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Ibis Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002* - 2002
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Intercontinental Airways  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2008 - 2009
Airline Code : 5W : ICH
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : International and regional scheduled and charter services out of Banjul Yundum International
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Jupiter Airlines  last update: 2017

Status : Restarting

Dates :

1996* - 2016*
Airline Code : -- : JUA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Lennox Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1991 - 1992
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Lennox Airlines was formed by the Kenyan airline of the same name
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Mahfooz Aviation   

Status : Active

Dates :

1992* - date
Airline Code : M2 : MZS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Mahfooz Aviation was formed in 1992
Aircraft : Nil at this time

RedAir   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2002
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : RedAir operated scheduled services between Banjul and LGW. Ceased operations in late 2002.
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Rudad International Aviation Services   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2007* - 2009*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Slok Air Gambia  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2004 - 2008
Airline Code : SO : OKS
Genealogy : Slok Air International >Slok Air Gambia >Slok Air International
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]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Slok Air International (i)  added: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1996* - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Slok Air International >Slok Air Gambia >Slok Air International
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]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Slok Air International (ii)  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2008 - 2014
Airline Code : SO : OKS
Genealogy : Slok Air International >Slok Air Gambia >Slok Air International
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
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Trans West African Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992 - 1993
Airline Code : -- : TWS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

VIP Royal Air   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2009)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

West African Link (i)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005 - 2005
Airline Code : 1W : WAZ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

West African Link (ii)   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2007)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

WestAf  added: 12Mar2018

Status : Planned

Dates :

2018 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : WestAf is a planned scheduled carrier based out of Banjul International (BJL)
Aircraft : Nil at this time

World Air Leasing   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

World Airline Gambia  last update: 12Mar2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990 - 1991
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Banjul International (BJL) based carrier
Aircraft : Nil at this time
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