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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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April 20, 2017Aero-Fret Business is still operating [status change]
October 24, 2016ECAir was forced to suspend all operations after ASECNA withdrew its services on 10Oct2016 [status change]
October 7, 2016Clesh Aviation had its AOC withdrawn in 2009. Was never granted a full AOC for regular domestic operations in Congo [added]

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Operating DatesStatus

ACI-Africa   

(1997)Began?

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Aero Freight Partner   

2005* - 2006Inactive

^ Comments : Aero Freight Partner was founded in 2005

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Aero-Fret Business  updated

2003* - dateActive

^ Comments : Aero-Fret Business was formed in 2003

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Aero-Service (Aero Service)   

1967 - dateActive

^ 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   

1987* - 1988Inactive

^ Comments : Africargo Airlines was formed in 1987

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Air Atlantic Congo   

2001* - 2004Inactive

^ Comments : Air Atlantic Congo was formed 2001

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Air Atlantis   

1999* - 2000*Inactive

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Air CEMAC   

(2014)Began?

^ 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   

2008 - dateActive

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^ Genealogy : Air Congo International >Air Congo

Air Congo (Brazzaville)   

1964 - 1965Renamed

^ 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)   

1961* - 1964Renamed

^ 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   

2006 - 2008Renamed

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^ Genealogy : Air Congo International >Air Congo

Air Espace   

1999* - 1999*Status?

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Airlink Congo   

1993* - 1996Inactive

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Aviatrade Congo   

2003* - 2003*Status?

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Bravo Air Congo Brazzaville   

2007 - 2007Inactive

^ 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   

2008* - 2009Inactive

^ Comments : Brazza Airways had its AOC withdrawn in 2009

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Canadian Airways Congo (Canair Congo)   

2004* - dateActive

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

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Clesh Aviation   

2007* - 2009Inactive

^ 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   

2004* - 2009*Status?

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Compagnie Congolaise de Transports Aeriens   

**** - ****Inactive

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Congo Airlines   

2004* - 2006*Status?

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ECAir (Equatorial Congo Airlines)   

2011 - 2016Inactive

^ 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

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ECL-Air   

1980sStatus?

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

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Emeraude   

2012* - 2012*Status?

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Equaflight Service   

1999 - dateActive

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

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Equajet   

2008* - dateActive

^ Comments : Equajet was founded in 2008

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Hellier International   

2001* - 2001*Status?

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Inter Congo   

2003* - 2004*Inactive

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Lina Congo (Lignes Nationales Aériennes Congolaises)   

1965 - 2002Inactive

^ 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   

2007* - 2009Inactive

^ Comments : Mani Air Fret was formed in 2007

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Mistral Aviation   

2002* - 2009Inactive

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

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Natalco Air Lines   

2003* - 2009Inactive

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Protocole Aviation   

2005* - 2009Inactive

^ Comments : Protocole Aviation was formed in 2005

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Protocole Aviation   

2008* - 2009*Inactive

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Socoi Airways   

2005* - 2006Inactive

^ Comments : Socoi Airways was founded in 2005

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TAC (TransAir Congo)   

1994 - dateActive

^ 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   

1963* - 1964Inactive

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