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Niger is a republic in western Africa, bordered on the north by Algeria and Libya, on the east by Chad, on the south by Nigeria and Benin, and on the west by Burkina Faso and Mali. It has a total area of 1,267,000 sq km (489,200 sq mi). The capital city is Niamey.

 

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January 18, 2017 At present, little is known about Equaflight Niger [added]
January 18, 2017 Aeroexpress was founded in 2007, started & ceased operations in the same year [status change]
January 17, 2017 Still unsure about Niger Airways [added]. Maybe being confused with Niger Airlines

Airline

Status Operating Dates

Aero Niger (Societe Aero-Niger)   

Renamed 1961* - 1966

^ Comments : Aero Niger (Societe Aero-Niger) operated air-taxi services within the Republic of the Niger. Air Niger, the country's first national airline was formed in 1966. Took over Aero Niger (Societe Aero-Niger) in 1966

^ Genealogy : Aero Niger (Societe Aero-Niger) >>Air Niger

Aéroexpress  added

Inactive 2007 - 2007

^ Comments : Aeroexpress was founded in 2007, started & ceased operations in the same year

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Air Inter Afrique   

Not started (1996)

^ Comments : Air Inter Afrique was a multinational set up by Air Niger, Benin Air Express and Peace Air (Togo). Did not start operations

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Air Inter Niger   

Inactive 2004* - 2006

^ Comments : Air Inter Niger ceased operations in 2006

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Air Niamey   

Active 2007* - date

^ Comments : Air Niamey was formed as a successor to Air Niger in 2007

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Air Niger   

Inactive 1966* - 1993

^ Comments : Air Niger, the country's first national airline was formed in 1966. Took over Aero Niger (Societe Aero-Niger) in 1966

^ Genealogy : Aero Niger (Societe Aero-Niger) >>Air Niger

Arik Niger   

Inactive 2009 - 2010

^ Comments : Arik Niger commenced operations in Apr2009, but was shut down in Feb2010

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Equaflight Niger  added

Inactive 2013* - 2013*

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Escadrille Nationale du Niger   

Active 2009* - date

^ Comments : Escadrille Nationale du Niger is the governmental airline of Niger based in Niamey. Its main base is Diori Hamani International Airport

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Niger Air Cargo   

Active 2012 - date

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Niger Airlines   

Active 2014 - date

^ Comments : Niger Airlines was founded in 31July2012 & officially launched domestic operations on 04May2014 using a Fokker 50

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Niger Airways  added

Not started (2016)

^ Comments : Still unsure about Niger Airways. Maybe being confused with Niger Airlines

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Nigeravia   

Unsure 1994 - 2000*

^ Comments : Nigeravia was formed as Transniger in 1968

^ Genealogy : Transniger >Nigeravia

Point-Afrique   

Inactive 2005 - 2006

^ Comments : Point-Afrique was a short-lived French airline based in Niger, operating flights between France and North and West Africa on behalf of French tour operators

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Sahel Airlines   

Inactive 1997* - 2006

^ Comments : Sahel Airlines was a Niamey based carrier

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SONITA (Societe Nigerienne de Transports Aeriens)   

Unsure 2004* - 2004*

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Tamara Niger Aviation   

Active 2012* - date

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Transniger   

Renamed 1968* - 1994

^ Comments : Nigeravia was formed as Transniger in 1968

^ Genealogy : Transniger >Nigeravia

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