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The Republic of Congo is situated in west central Africa, bordered on the north by Cameroon and the Central African Republic, on the east and south by the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire), on the southwest by Angola and the Atlantic Ocean, and on the west by Gabon. Formerly called People's Republic of the Congo, the republic has an area of 342,000 sq km (132,000 sq mi). Brazzaville is the capital and largest city.

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May 9, 2017

ECAir having been forced to suspend all operations on 10Oct2016, has stated its intention to resume in 2017 [status change]

April 20, 2017

Aero-Fret Business is still operating [status change]

October 24, 2016

ECAir was forced to suspend all operations after ASECNA withdrew its services on 10Oct2016 [status change]

Airline

Status

Operating Dates

ACI-Africa   

Not started (1997)

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Aero Freight Partner   

Inactive 2005* - 2006

^ Comments : Aero Freight Partner was founded in 2005

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Aero-Fret Business  updated

Active 2003* - date

^ Comments : Aero-Fret Business was formed in 2003

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Aero-Service (Aero Service)   

Active 1967 - date

^ Comments : Aero-Service was founded & started operations as an air freight transport department of a frozen food company in 1967, it later became independent

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Africargo Airlines   

Inactive 1987* - 1988

^ Comments : Africargo Airlines was formed in 1987

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Air Atlantic Congo   

Inactive 2001* - 2004

^ Comments : Air Atlantic Congo was formed 2001

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Air Atlantis   

Inactive 1999* - 2000*

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Air CEMAC   

Not started (2014)

^ Comments : Air CEMAC was inaugurated 07Mar2013 by 6 African states (Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Equitorial Guinea and Gabon). Did not start operations

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Air Congo   

Active 2008 - date

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^ Genealogy : Air Congo International >Air Congo

Air Congo (Brazzaville)   

Renamed 1964 - 1965

^ Comments : Air Congo was founded in 1961. On 16Mar1964, the airline was recapitalised and reformed, and the name was changed to Air Congo (Brazzaville). In Aug1965, the airline was renamed to Lina Congo

^ Genealogy : Air Congo >Air Congo (Brazzaville) >Lina Congo

Air Congo (Compagnie Congolaise de Transports Aeriens)   

Renamed 1961* - 1964

^ Comments : Air Congo was founded in 1961. On 16Mar1964, the airline was recapitalised and reformed, and the name was changed to Air Congo (Brazzaville). In Aug1965, the airline was renamed to Lina Congo

^ Genealogy : Air Congo >Air Congo (Brazzaville) >Lina Congo

Air Congo International   

Renamed 2006 - 2008

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^ Genealogy : Air Congo International >Air Congo

Air Espace   

Unsure 1999* - 1999*

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Airlink Congo   

Inactive 1993* - 1996

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Aviatrade Congo   

Unsure 2003* - 2003*

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Bravo Air Congo Brazzaville   

Inactive 2007 - 2007

^ Comments : Bravo Air Congo Brazzaville was based at Brazzaville Maya Maya (BZV). Formed by DR Congo company with same name. Ceased services 10Dec2007 following its parent's collapse

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Brazza Airways   

Inactive 2008* - 2009

^ Comments : Brazza Airways had its AOC withdrawn in 2009

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Canadian Airways Congo (Canair Congo)   

Active 2004* - date

^ Comments : Canadian Airways Congo was formed in 2004. The airline's hub is Maya-Maya Airport, in Brazzaville

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Clesh Aviation   

Inactive 2007* - 2009

^ Comments : Clesh Aviation had its AOC withdrawn in 2009. Was never granted a full AOC for regular domestic operations in Congo

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Compagnie Aerienne Maouene   

Unsure 2004* - 2009*

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Compagnie Congolaise de Transports Aeriens   

Inactive **** - ****

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Congo Airlines   

Unsure 2004* - 2006*

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ECAir (Equatorial Congo Airlines)  updated

Restarting 2011 - 2016

^ Comments : ECAir was created with the support of the Congolese Government in 2011. Operations started on 24Sep2011. Forced to suspend all operations after ASECNA withdrew its services on 10Oct2016, Has stated its intention to resume in 2017

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ECL-Air   

Unsure 1980s

^ Comments : ECL-Air operated on-demand charters with a single DC.4

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Emeraude   

Unsure 2012* - 2012*

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Equaflight Service   

Active 1999 - date

^ Comments : Equaflight (also known as Equaflight Services) is an airline based in Pointe-Noire that was founded in 1998

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Equajet   

Active 2008* - date

^ Comments : Equajet was founded in 2008

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Hellier International   

Unsure 2001* - 2001*

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Inter Congo   

Inactive 2003* - 2004*

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Lina Congo (Lignes Nationales Aériennes Congolaises)   

Inactive 1965 - 2002

^ Comments : Air Congo was founded in 1961. On 16Mar1964, the airline was recapitalised and reformed, and the name was changed to Air Congo (Brazzaville). In Aug1965, the airline was renamed to Lina Congo

^ Genealogy : Air Congo >Air Congo (Brazzaville) >Lina Congo

Mani Air Fret   

Inactive 2007* - 2009

^ Comments : Mani Air Fret was formed in 2007

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Mistral Aviation   

Inactive 2002* - 2009

^ Comments : Mistral Aviation was formed in 2002. The company had its airline license revoked on 15Oct2009

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Natalco Air Lines   

Inactive 2003* - 2009

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Protocole Aviation   

Inactive 2005* - 2009

^ Comments : Protocole Aviation was formed in 2005

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Protocole Aviation   

Inactive 2008* - 2009*

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Socoi Airways   

Inactive 2005* - 2006

^ Comments : Socoi Airways was founded in 2005

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TAC (TransAir Congo)   

Active 1994 - date

^ Comments : TAC (TransAir Congo) was established on 24Aug1994 by the El-Hage family & is based at Pointe Noire Airport in Pointe-Noire

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Transair Congo   

Inactive 1963* - 1964

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