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Swaziland is an independent monarchy in south-eastern Africa, bordered on the east by Mozambique and on the southeast, south, west, and north by South Africa. It covers an area of 17,363 sq km (6704 sq mi). Mbabane is the capital city.
 

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April 8, 2017

Swazi Airways is wholly owned by government. Intended to start operations in Nov2016 with a B.733 but does not appear to have done so [status change]

November 14, 2016

Swazi Airways is wholly owned by government. Started operations in Nov2016 with a B.733 [status change]

September 8, 2016

Aghalieaku Airways is a cargo airline based at Manzini King Mswati III International (SHO) operating Ilyushin-18D aircraft [added]

Airline

Status Operating Dates

Aero Africa   

Inactive 2003 - 2009

^ Comments : Aero Africa was founded in 2003 & ceased operations in 2009

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^ Airline Code : -- : RFC

African International Airways   

Inactive 1985* - 2008

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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^ Airline Code : -- : AIN

Aghalieaku Airways   

Active 2016 - date

^ Comments : Aghalieaku Airways is a cargo airline based at Manzini King Mswati III International (SHO) operating Ilyushin-18D aircraft

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AGL (Air Grand Lucs)   

Inactive 1998 - 1999

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AGL (Air Grand Lucs)   

Unsure 2004* - 2008*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Air Cargo Swaziland   

Unsure 1980 - 1982*

^ Comments : Air Cargo Swaziland began cargo charter services early in 1980

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Air Equatorial   

Unsure 2002* - 2003*

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Air Pass   

Inactive 2000* - 2000*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Air Swazi Cargo   

Inactive 1992* - 1996*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Air Swaziland   

Inactive 1980s

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Airlink Swaziland   

Inactive 1994* - 2004

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^ Airline Code : -- : SLZ

City Air Services   

Inactive 2003* - 2004*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Eastern Air   

Unsure 2004* - 2006*

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Executive Aerospace   

Unsure 2004* - 2006*

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Interflight   

Inactive 2000 - 2004

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^ Genealogy : Interflight Airline Management >Interflight

^ Airline Code : -- : JMV

Interflight Airline Management   

Renamed 1998* - 2000

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^ Genealogy : Interflight Airline Management >Interflight

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Interstate Airways   

Inactive 1998* - 1999

^ Comments : Interstate Airways was formed by Johannes Parreira

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Jet Air   

Unsure 2004* - 2006*

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Northeast Airlines   

Inactive 2002* - 2005

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^ Airline Code : -- : NEY

Pietersburg Aviation Services (Air Cess Swaziland)   

Unsure 1997* - 1997*

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ROM Atlantic Aviation   

Inactive 2001 - 2003

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Royal Swazi National Airways   

Renamed 1978 - 1999

^ Comments : Swaziland Airlink was rebranded from Royal Swazi National Airways

^ Genealogy : Royal Swazi National Airways >Swaziland Airlink

^ Airline Code : ZC : RSN

Scan Air Charter   

Renamed 1991 - 2009

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^ Genealogy : STATSA (Mozambique) >Scan Air Charter >Unique Air Charter

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Sky Aviation   

Unconfirmed (****)

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Societe des Transports Aeriens de Guinee   

Inactive 2003* - 2004*

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Southern Cross   

Inactive 1997* - 1998

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Steffen Air   

Renamed 1995 - 1996*

^ Comments : Swazi Express Airways was established in 1995 as Steffen Air & later renamed. Ceased flight operations on 04Apr2008

^ Genealogy : Steffen Air >Swazi Express Airways

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Swazi Air  updated

Renamed 1956* - 1961

^ Comments : [NAC (National Airways Corporation) was established in 1946 and started operations on 25May1946 as National Air Charters. Acquired WING AIRWAYS and combined with NAMAKWALAND LUGDIENS. United Air Services was renamed from Transvaal Air Charters & merged into NAC in 1962. NAC took over Pacair in 1970 (International and regional charter services out of Lanseria International)]

^ Genealogy : Swazi Air >>NAC (National Airways Corporation)

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Swazi Air   

Inactive 1965* - 1978

^ Comments : In Mar1978, the government of Swaziland announced that it was setting up a national airline, Royal Swazi National Airways Corporation, & informed Swazi Air that they had to close down operations by 01Aug1978

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^ Airline Code : ZC : RSN

Swazi Airways  updated

Not started (2016)

^ Comments : Swazi Airways is wholly owned by government. Intended to start operations in Nov2016 with a B.733 but does not apprear to have done so

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Swazi Express Airways   

Inactive 1995 - 2008

^ Comments : Swazi Express Airways was established & started operations in 1995 as Steffen Air & later renamed. Ceased flight operations on 04Apr2008

^ Genealogy : Steffen Air >Swazi Express Airways

^ Airline Code : Q4 : SWX

Swaziland Airlink   

Active 1999 - date

^ Comments : Swaziland Airlink was rebranded from Royal Swazi National Airlines (1978-1999) & started operations in Jul1999

^ Genealogy : Royal Swazi National Airways >Swaziland Airlink

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Trans African Airways   

Unsure 2003 - 2004*

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Trans Air Charter   

Inactive 2000 - 2000

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Transair Airlines   

Unsure 2002* - 2002*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Unique Air Charter   

Unsure 2009 - 20011

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : STATSA (Mozambique) >Scan Air Charter >Unique Air Charter

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Westair Cargo Airlines   

Renamed 2003 - 2005

^ Comments : Westair Cargo Airlines was formed 21Nov2002. Reorganised by former owner of ATS Airlines and moved to Ivory Coast in 2005

^ Genealogy : Westair Cargo Airlines (Swaziland) >Westair Cargo Airlines (Ivory Coast)

^ Airline Code : -- : WAI

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