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Angola, formerly known as Portuguese West Africa, is an independent state in south-western Africa. Angola is bordered on the north and east by the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC, formerly Zaire), on the east by Zambia, on the south by Namibia, and on the west by the Atlantic Ocean. A small exclave, Cabinda, is located some 30 km (about 20 mi) to the north and is bounded on the north by the Republic of the Congo, on the east and south by the DRC, and on the west by the Atlantic Ocean. Angola has a coastline of about 1600 km (about 1000 mi) and a total area of 1,246,700 sq km (481,350 sq mi). The capital and largest city is Luanda

Airline Status Operating Dates

Aero Club de Angola   

Inactive 1937* - 1941

^ Comments : Aero Club de Angola was founded in 1937

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CTA (Aero Taxis Company)   

Unsure 1961^ - 1962*

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DTA (Divisao de Transportes Aereos de Angola)   

Renamed 1940 - 1973

^ Comments : TAAG formed in 1939 & started operations as DTA on 17Jul1940 & was redesignated TAAG-Angola Airlines following independence on 01Oct1973

^ Genealogy : DTA (Divisao de Transportes Aereos de Angola) >TAAG

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ETASA (Empresa Taxis Aereos Sul Angola)   

Unsure 1960s

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TacSul (Taxis Aereas do Cuanza Sul)   

Unsure 1960s

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