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Zimbabwe is landlocked republic in southern Africa, bordered on the north by Zambia and Mozambique, on the east by Mozambique, on the south by South Africa, and on the southwest and west byBotswana. Formerly the British colony of Southern Rhodesia, the white government of the territory unilaterally declared itself independent in 1965 and adopted a republican form of government in 1970. In 1979, as Zimbabwe Rhodesia, the territory installed a transitional coalition government; the following year a new black majority government was elected and the country became formally independent. The total area of the country is 390,759 sq km (150,873 sq mi). Harare is its capital and largest city

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August 5, 2017 

1time Zimbabwe had hoped to start operations in Oct2013 but did not [added]

August 5, 2017 

Emerald Airlines is a planned scheduled carrier based out of Harare International (HRE) [added]

June 29, 2017

Zimbabwe Airways is a start-up scheduled passenger carrier based at Harare International (HRE) [added]

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline

1time Zimbabwe  added in 2017

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2013)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : 1time Zimbabwe had hoped to start operations in Oct2013 but did not

Affretair (National Cargo Airline of Zimbabwe)  updated in 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1983 - 1998
Airline Code : AG : AFM
Genealogy : Affretair >Affretair (National Cargo Airline of Zimbabwe)
Comments : Affretair (Gabon) was formed by Air Trans Africa to help circumvent the Rhodesian sanctions. Taken over by Air Zimbabwe in 1983, moved to Zimbabwe and known as to Affretair (National Cargo Airline of Zimbabwe). Affretair was liquidated in 2000 under a $511 million debt

Afro-Continental Airways   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Air Tabex   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : Z7 : EZX
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Air Trans Africa   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1965* - 1980*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Trans Africa >Affretair
Comments : Affretair was founded as Air Trans Africa in 1965

Air Zambezi   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998 - 2002
Airline Code : ZT : TZT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Zambezi was formed in 1998 & revenue flights begin on 16Jul1998

Air Zimbabwe  updated in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1980 - date
Airline Code : UM : AZW
Genealogy : Rhodesian Aviation Syndicate >>Rhodesian Aviation Co >RANA >SRAS >Central African Airways +>Air Rhodesia >Air Zimbabwe Rhodesia >Air Zimbabwe
Comments : Air Zimbabwe was renamed from Air Zimbabwe Rhodesia after Independence on 02Apr1980. AIR ZIMBABWE was originally formed as RHODESIAN AIR SERVICES and changed to AIR RHODESIA in 1962* to take over the service operated by CAAC and name was changed to AIR ZIMBABWE RHODESIA in 1978. AIR ZIMBABWE was adopted in 1980 after independence & operations started on 02Apr1980. Took over AFFRETAIR in 1983. International airline that is the flag carrier of Zimbabwe. It was 100%-owned by the Government of Zimbabwe

Airlink Zimbabwe (Zimbabwe Airlink)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001 - 2003
Airline Code : -- : FEM
Genealogy : Flywell Airlines >Airlink Zimbabwe
Comments : No further information at this time

Avient Aviation  updated in 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1993 - 2013
Airline Code : Z3 : SMJ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Avient Aviation was founded in 1993. Placed into administration on 05Apr2013 & flight operations taken over by AV Cargo Airlines Limited

Bumi Air   

Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

CATS (Central Air Transport Services)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2009* - 2009*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Comercial Air Services   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

DHL Aviation (Zimbabwe)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Eastern Gateway Air Services   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Emerald Airlines  added in 2017

Status : Planned

Dates :

2017 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Emerald Airlines is a planned scheduled carrier based out of Harare International (HRE)

Exec-Air   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Executive Airlines   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Expedition Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 2000*
Airline Code : FO : XPD
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Falcon Air   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004* - 2008*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Fastjet Zimbabwe   

Status : Active

Dates :

2015 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Fastjet Zimbabwe launched with an inaugural flight between Harare and Victoria Falls on 28Oct2015

Fly540 Zimbabwe   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2011*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

flyafricazim  updated in 2017

Status : Planned

Dates :

2017 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Zimbabwe flyafrica >flyafricazim
Comments : Zimbabwe flyafrica first service was launched between Victoria Falls and Johannesburg on 17Jul2014. However operations were suspended since Oct2015, on removal of the airline's operating licence. Will rebrand as flyafricazim

FlyKumba   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2010 - 2011
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Flywell Airlines   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1995* - 2001
Airline Code : -- : FEM
Genealogy : Flywell Airlines >Airlink Zimbabwe
Comments : No further information at this time

Fresh Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2012 - 2012
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Global Africa Aviation   

Status : Active

Dates :

2014 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Just Fly   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2014)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Majestic Air   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2001)
Airline Code : 6M : MJC
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Mid Airlines   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2002)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Mjair Airlines   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2014)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Mjair Airlines intended to be the latest Zimbabwean start-up looking to break the Air Zimbabwe monopoly. Did not start operations

Musee Air Service   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996* - 1996*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Pegasus Flight   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Phoenix Air   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2012)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Rainbow Airlines   

Status : Active

Dates :

2016* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Rainbow Airlines operated its first demonstration flight on 21Jul2015. Commenced scheduled passenger operations on 25Jan2017, with a return service between Harare Int'l and Victoria Falls.

Rhino Airlines   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1997* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Royal Zimbabwe Airlines   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2011)
Airline Code : -- : RZA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Skywork   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1955* - 1965*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Sol Air   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2012)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Sol Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Solenta Aviation Zimbabwe   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Little is known about Solenta Aviation Zimbabwe

Southern Cross Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004* - 2008*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Spencer Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1947 - 1947
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Techair  updated in 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1975* - 1975*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

United Air Charters   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1979 - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Hunting-Clan African Airways + Air Carriers + Commercial Air Services (Rhodesia) + Fishair + Flights (1956) + Victoria Falls Airways =>RUAC >UAC
Comments : No further information at this time

VicFalls Airways  updated in 2017

Status : Planned

Dates :

2017 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : VicFalls Airways is still planning on starting operations

Wilderness Safaris   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2012)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Xeric Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2002 - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Zimbabwe Airways  added in 2017

Status : Planned

Dates :

2017 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Zimbabwe Airways is a start-up scheduled passenger carrier based at Harare International (HRE) [added]

Zimbabwe Cargo Airlines   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2003*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Zimbabwe Express (Tirez Aviation Services)   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2013)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Zimbabwe Express (Tirez Aviation Services)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995 - 1999
Airline Code : Z7 : EZX
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Zimbabwe flyafrica   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2014 - 2015
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Zimbabwe flyafrica >flyafricazim
Comments : Zimbabwe flyafrica first service was launched between Victoria Falls and Johannesburg on 17Jul2014. However operations were suspended since Oct2015, on removal of the airline's operating licence. Will rebrand as flyafricazim

Zimskies Airlines  added in 2017

Status : Planned

Dates :

2017 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Zimskies Airlines (Harare Int'l) has applied to the Air Services Board in the Zimbabwean Ministry of Transport for a Scheduled Air Services Permit. The permit targets domestic, regional and international routes
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