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Somalia is a republic in eastern Africa, bordered on the north by the Gulf of Aden, on the east and south by the Indian Ocean, on the southwest by Kenya, on the west by Ethiopia, and on the northwest by Djibouti. The total area is 637,700 sq km (246,200 sq mi). Mogadishu is the capital and largest city.

 

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July 21, 2016

SomAir ceased operations in 2015 [Status change]

June 3, 2016

Blue Ocean was formed by the merger of Blue Sky & Ocean Airlines [added]

January 9, 2016

Status change as Star African Air ceased operations in 2009  [status change]

Airline

Status Operating Dates

African Airline Alliance   

Not started (2016)

^ Comments : Daallo and Jubba carried about a quarter of a million passengers last year and have reportedly agreed to a full merger, with each of the previous owners now holding 50 percent in a new airline called ‘African Airline Alliance’.

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Air Services International   

Inactive 2002* - 2004

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Air Somalia   

Active 2001 - date

^ Comments : Air Somalia was founded in 2001

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Blue Ocean   

Renamed 2016 - date

^ Comments : Blue Ocean was formed by the merger of Blue Sky & Ocean Airlines

^ Genealogy : Blue Sky + Ocean Airlines =>Blue Ocean

Blue Sky Airlines   

Active 2012 - 2016

^ Comments : Blue Sky Airlines was founded in 2012. Merged with Ocean Airlines to form Blue Ocean in 2016

^ Genealogy : Blue Sky + Ocean Airlines =>Blue Ocean

Damal Airlines   

Inactive 1999 - 2005

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Galeyr Airline   

Active 2015 - date

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Gallad Air   

Inactive 2003* - 2005

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Haajara Airlines   

Active 2013 - date

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Intersomal   

Not started (****)

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Jubba Airways   

Active 1998 - date

^ Comments : Jubba Airways was formed on 24Apr1998 & started operations on 28May1998. Internal and regional passenger charters

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Mudan Airlines   

Active 2005 - date

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Ocean Airlines   

Renamed 2016 - 2016

^ Comments : Ocean Airlines merged with Blue Sky Airlines to form Blue Ocean in 2016

^ Genealogy : Blue Sky + Ocean Airlines =>Blue Ocean

Osab Air (Cosab Airline)   

Active 2009 - date

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SomAir   

Inactive 2014 - 2015

^ Comments : SomAir ceased operations in 2015

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Somali Airlines   

Not started (2014)

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Somali Airlines   

Inactive 1964 - 1991

^ Comments : Somali Airlines was founded on 05Mar1964 & started operations in Jul1964. Suspended operations in 1991

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Star African Air   

Inactive 2000* - 2009

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Suhura Airways   

Active 2009* - date

^ Comments : Suhura Airways is a charter carrier that was established in 2009

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