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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]

Airlines

1time Zimbabwe  added

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2013)

^ Comments :   1time Zimbabwe had hoped to start operations in Oct2013 but did not

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Affretair (National Cargo Airline of Zimbabwe)  updated

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1983 - 1998

^ 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

^ Genealogy :    Affretair >Affretair (National Cargo Airline of Zimbabwe)

^ Airline Code : AG : AFM

Afro-Continental Airways   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Tabex   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : Z7 : EZX

Air Trans Africa   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           1965* - 1980*

^ Comments :   Affretair was founded as Air Trans Africa in 1965

^ Genealogy :    Air Trans Africa >Affretair

^ Airline Code :  

Air Zambezi   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1998 - 2002

^ Comments :   Air Zambezi was formed in 1998 & revenue flights begin on 16Jul1998

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : ZT : TZT

Air Zimbabwe  updated

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           1980 - date

^ 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

^ Genealogy :    Rhodesian Aviation Syndicate >>Rhodesian Aviation Co >RANA >SRAS >Central African Airways +>Air Rhodesia >Air Zimbabwe Rhodesia >Air Zimbabwe

^ Airline Code : UM : AZW

Airlink Zimbabwe (Zimbabwe Airlink)   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           2001 - 2003

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    Flywell Airlines >Airlink Zimbabwe

^ Airline Code : -- : FEM

Avient Aviation  updated

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1993 - 2013

^ Comments :   Avient Aviation was founded in 1993. Placed into administration on 05Apr2013 & flight operations taken over by AV Cargo Airlines Limited

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : Z3 : SMJ

Bumi Air   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2012 - date

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

CATS (Central Air Transport Services)   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           2009* - 2009*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Comercial Air Services   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

DHL Aviation (Zimbabwe)   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Eastern Gateway Air Services   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Emerald Airlines  added

^ Status :          Planned

^ Dates :           2017 >

^ Comments :   Emerald Airlines is a planned scheduled carrier based out of Harare International (HRE)

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Exec-Air   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Executive Airlines   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Expedition Airways   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1999* - 2000*

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : FO : XPD

Falcon Air   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2008*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Fastjet Zimbabwe   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2015 - date

^ Comments :   Fastjet Zimbabwe launched with an inaugural flight between Harare and Victoria Falls on 28Oct2015

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Fly540 Zimbabwe   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2011*)

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

flyafricazim  updated

^ Status :          Planned

^ Dates :           2017 >

^ 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

^ Genealogy :    Zimbabwe flyafrica >flyafricazim

^ Airline Code :  

FlyKumba   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           2010 - 2011

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Flywell Airlines   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           1995* - 2001

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :    Flywell Airlines >Airlink Zimbabwe

^ Airline Code : -- : FEM

Fresh Air   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           2012 - 2012

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Global Africa Aviation   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2014 - date

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Just Fly   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2014)

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Majestic Air   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2001)

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 6M : MJC

Mid Airlines   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2002)

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Mjair Airlines   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2014)

^ Comments :   Mjair Airlines intended to be the latest Zimbabwean start-up looking to break the Air Zimbabwe monopoly. Did not start operations

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Musee Air Service   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1996* - 1996*

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Pegasus Flight   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Phoenix Air   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2012)

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Rainbow Airlines   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2016* - date

^ 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.

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Rhino Airlines   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           1997* - 2004*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Royal Zimbabwe Airlines   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2011)

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : RZA

Skywork   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1955* - 1965*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Sol Air   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2012)

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Sol Aviation   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Solenta Aviation Zimbabwe   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :   Little is known about Solenta Aviation Zimbabwe

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Southern Cross Aviation   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2008*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Spencer Airways   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1947 - 1947

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Techair  updated

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1975* - 1975*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

United Air Charters   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           1979 - 2006*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :    Hunting-Clan African Airways + Air Carriers + Commercial Air Services (Rhodesia) + Fishair + Flights (1956) + Victoria Falls Airways =>RUAC >UAC

^ Airline Code :  

VicFalls Airways  updated

^ Status :          Planned

^ Dates :           2017 >

^ Comments :   VicFalls Airways is still planning on starting operations

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Wilderness Safaris   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2012)

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Xeric Aviation   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           2002 - 2003*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Zimbabwe Airways  added

^ Status :          Planned

^ Dates :           2017 >

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Zimbabwe Cargo Airlines   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2003*)

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Zimbabwe Express (Tirez Aviation Services)   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2013)

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Zimbabwe Express (Tirez Aviation Services)   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1995 - 1999

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : Z7 : EZX

Zimbabwe flyafrica   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           2014 - 2015

^ 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

^ Genealogy :    Zimbabwe flyafrica >flyafricazim

^ Airline Code :  

Zimskies Airlines  added

^ Status :          Planned

^ Dates :           2017 >

^ 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

^ Genealogy :     

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