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Aruba is an island in the West Indies, located in the Caribbean Sea, near the Paraguanį Peninsula of Venezuela. An integral part of the Netherlands, Aruba was a member of the Netherlands Antilles until 1986. Aruba is about 30 km (about 19 mi) long and about 8 km (about 5 mi) wide, and has an area of 193 sq km (about 75 sq mi). Oranjestad is the capital and main town
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December 2, 2016 Tiara Air had its AOC suspended earlier this year [status change]
November 30, 2016 Orex Aviation was formed on 02Feb2006 as a Business/Private Charter based at Aruba Reina Beatrix International (AUA) [added]

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Status Operating Dates

Air Aruba   

Inactive 1988 - 2000

^ Comments : Founded by the Aruban Government as a ground handling agent. Privatised in 1988 and started regional air services

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Aruba Airlines   

Active 2013 - date

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Aruba Airways   

Inactive 2005 - 2006

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^ Genealogy : Royal Aruban Airlines >Aruba Airways

Aruba Express   

Inactive 2002 - 2002

^ Comments : Aruba Express was forunded in 2002 & operated scheduled services to Aruba from Boston and Newark

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ArubaExel   

Unsure 2005 - 2006*

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Avia Air   

Inactive 1987* - 2003

^ Comments : Avia Air was founded in 1987

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Comlux Aruba   

Active 2011* - date

^ Comments : Comlux Aruba received its AOC on 26Sep2011

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FIA (First International Airlines)   

Unsure 1996 - 2006*

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FlyAruba   

Not started (2012*)

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Ibis Aviation   

Unsure 1993 - 1999*

^ Comments : Ibis Aviation was formed in 1993

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ILPO Cargo Airlines   

Inactive 1986 - 1993

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InselAir Aruba   

Active 2011 - date

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Oduber Aviation   

Unsure 2004* - 2004*

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Orex Aviation   

Active 2006* - date

^ Comments : Orex Aviation was formed on 02Feb2006 as a Business/Private Charter based at Aruba Reina Beatrix International (AUA)

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Royal Aruban Airlines   

Renamed 2004 - 2005

^ Comments : Aruba Airways was formed in 2001 as Royal Aruban Airlines. Taken over by a Brazillian group and renamed to current name

^ Genealogy : Royal Aruban Airlines >Aruba Airways

TBN Aircraft   

Inactive 1997* - 2006*

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Tiara Air   

Inactive 2007 - 2016

^ Comments : Tiara Air had its AOC suspended earlier this year after efforts to resume commercial operations using one of its Shorts 360s failed. Aruban court have nofficially declared Tiara Air bankrupt following a motion filed earlier this month by several disgruntled employees claiming unpaid back wages.

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Trans Caribbean Airlines (Surinaamse TCA)   

Inactive 1990 - 1991

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West Aruba   

Unsure 2005 - 2006*

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West Caribbean Airways Aruba   

Inactive 2005 - 2005

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