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Brazil is the largest country in South America and is one of the world's largest and most populous countries, occupying almost half of the continent and extending from north of the equator to south of the Tropic of Capricorn. Its largest city is São Paulo, and its capital is Brasília
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June 18, 2017 Anglo American Mining is an active business/private charter carrier out of  São Paulo Congonhas International (CGH) [added]
May 6, 2017 Linhas Aérea Redentora (Belo Horizonte Pampulha) plans to commence operations on 15May2017 [added] via ch-aviation
April 9, 2017 Vaspex was the cargo transportation services arm of the airline company Vasp  [added]

Airline

Status Operating Dates

Abaete Linhas Aereasmeta  updated

Active 1995 - date

^ Comments : ABAETE LINHAS AEREAS is a scheduled and charter domestic passenger airline that was formed as AEROTAXI ABAETE in 1979. Acquired ATLANTA TAXI AEREO in 1985. Expanded into scheduled services in 1995 under current name

^ Genealogy : Aerotaxi Abaete >Abaete Linhas Aereas

ABSA Cargo (Aerolinhas Brasileiras SA)   

Renamed 1995 - 2012

^ Comments : TAM Cargo started operations on 02Jun1995 as Brasil Transair. Renamed to ABSA in 1995 & to LATAM Cargo Brasil in 2016

^ Genealogy : Brasil Transair >ABSA Cargo >TAM Cargo >LATAM Cargo Brasil

Addey Taxi Aereo   

Active 1992* - date

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Admiral Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 1999* - 1999*

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AEB Taxi Aero   

Unsure 2004* - 2006*

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Aéreo Alpha Taxi Aéreo   

Unsure 2004* - 2005*

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Aero Amazonas Linhas Aereas   

Unsure 1996* - 1996*

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Aero Geral  updated

Renamed 1942 - 1952

^ Comments : Aero Geral was founded in 1941 & started operations in Feb1942. Grounded in 1944 & became operational again only in Jan1947. Merged into Varig on 29Feb1952 [Varig was founded on 07May1927 by Otto Ernst Meyer-Labastille. Operations started on 22Jun1927 The airline expanded by the acquisition of AERO GERAL in 1951. Acquired REAL Consortium in 1961 making it largest airline in South America. Acquired CRUZEIRO do SUL in 1975. Ceased operating late 2006 but restarted in 2007 & airline ceased operations on 20Jul2006. International and regional passenger and cargo airline that was the flag carrier of Brazil]

^ Genealogy : Aero Geral >>Varig >Gol

Aero Sita Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 2004* - 2005*

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Aero Transportes Vitoria   

Unsure 1962 - 1965*

^ Comments : Aero Transportes Vitoria was formed in 1962

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AeroBrasil Cargo  updated

Inactive 1998* - 2000

^ Comments : AeroBrasil Cargo ceased operations in 2000

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Aeroleo Taxi Aéreo   

Unsure 2004* - 2006*

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Aerolloyd Iguassu   

Renamed 1933 - 1939

^ Comments : Aerolloyd Iguassú was founded in the beginning of 1933, in Curitiba & started operations on 20Jul1933. Sold to VASP on 28Oct1939

^ Genealogy : Aerolloyd Iguassu >>VASP

Aeromapa Brasil   

Active 1998* - date

^ Comments : Aeromapa Brasil was founded in 1998

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Aeronorte (Empresa de Transportes Aereos Norte do Brasil)   

Renamed 1950 - 1961

^ Comments : Aeronorte was founded on 20Dec1949

^ Genealogy : Aeronorte >>Transportes Aereos Nacionale >>Varig >>Gol

AeroStar Brazil   

Unsure 2004* - 2009*

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AeroStar Taxi Aereo   

Active 1995* - date

^ Comments : AeroStar Taxi Aereo was founded in 1995

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Aerotaxi Abaete   

Renamed 1979* - 1995

^ Comments : ABAETE LINHAS AEREAS is a scheduled and charter domestic passenger airline that was formed as AEROTAXI ABAETE in 1979. Acquired ATLANTA TAXI AEREO in 1985. Expanded into scheduled services in 1995 under current name

^ Genealogy : Aerotaxi Abaete >Abaete Linhas Aereas

Aerotaxi Jacarepagua Ltda   

Unsure 1999* - 2005*

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Aerotaxi Paulista   

Renamed 1968* - 1978

^ Comments : Aerotaxi Paulista was formed in 1968

^ Genealogy : Aerotaxi Paulista >>TAM (Táxi Aéreo Marília) >TAM Aviação Executiva

Aerotaxi Poty   

Unsure 1999* - 2008*

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Aerovalp Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 1984* - 1985*

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Aerovias Brasil   

Inactive 1942* - 1954

^ Comments : Aerovias Brasil was set up by the TACA Group in 1942

^ Genealogy : >>VARIG

Aerovias SA   

Unconfirmed (****)

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Air Amazonia   

Active 2011 - date

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Air Brasil Cargo  updated

Inactive 2005 - 2012

^ Comments : Air Brasil was a São Paulo freight carrier that started operations in Mar2005. It transported cargo to the Post Office through the Postal Night Network (RPN) and also carried out the non-regular transportation of cargo and mail, with national cargo agents as partners. Ceased operations on 15Dec2012

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Air Club Transportes Aereos   

Inactive 1998 - 2002

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Air Minas  updated

Inactive 2003 - 2010

^ Comments : Air Minas was founded in mid-2002 as a low cost regional services. It was grounded on 30May2010 and lost its AOC on 20Sep2011. Air Minas Linhas Aéreas was an airline based in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. It operated passenger services from Belo Horizonte to destinations in the states of Minas Gerais and São Paulo

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Air Vias Linhas Aereas   

Inactive 1994 - 1995

^ Comments : Air Vias was founded on 25Dec1993 as the first Brazilian airline dedicated exclusively to charter flights. Flights started in Jan1994. In Nov1995 Air Vias ceased operations

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Alfly Taxi Aereo   

Active 2011 - date

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Amazonaves Taxi Aéreo   

Active 1999* - date

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Amazonia Linhas Aereas   

Unsure 2002* - 2003*

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Anglo American Mining  added

Active 2014* - date

^ Comments : Anglo American Mining is an active business/private charter carrier out of São Paulo Congonhas International (CGH)

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Aparte Taxi Aereo   

Inactive 1987* - 1999

^ Comments : Aparte Taxi Aereo was a domestic passenger carrier based in Sao Paulo, formed in 1987. Operated shuttle operations on behalf of four steel companies.

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Apui Taxi Aereo   

Active 2003* - date

^ Comments : Apui Taxi Aereo is an Air taxi company based in Manaus

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Arara Air*   

Unsure 1989* - 1989*

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Arara Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 2005* - 2006*

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Arara Taxi Aereo (ATAL)   

Inactive 1975 - 1995

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Arruda   

Unsure 1968* - 1968*

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ASA Branca Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 1978* - 1979*

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Asas   

Unsure 1969* - 1969*

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Asta Linhas Aéreas (América do Sul Táxi Aéreo)  updated

Active 1995* - date

^ Comments : Asta Linhas Aéreas (América do Sul Táxi Aéreo) was founded in 1995 as an air taxi company. The company received authorization to operate regular flights albeit still under charter status on 29Dec2009

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ATA Air Taxi  updated

Renamed 2002 - 2004

^ Comments : ata Brasil was originally formed as ATA Air Taxi In 2001. After being purchased from its original owners, it moved to Fortaleza in 2004, converted its air operators certificate to commercial operator and started operations on 26May2004 after being renamed. The company ceased its operations in early 2006.

^ Genealogy : ATA Air Taxi >ata Brasil

ata Brasil (Atlantico Transporte Aereo)  updated

Inactive 2004 - 2006

^ Comments : ata Brasil was originally formed as ATA Air Taxi In 2001. After being purchased from its original owners, it moved to Fortaleza in 2004, converted its air operators certificate to commercial operator and started operations on 26May2004 after being renamed. The company ceased its operations in early 2006.

^ Genealogy : ATA Air Taxi >ata Brasil

Atlanta Taxi Aereo  updated

Active 1966* - date

^ Comments : Atlanta Taxi Aereo was founded on 14Sep1966

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Atlantico Linhas Aéreas  updated

Inactive 1995 - 1996

^ Comments : Atlantico Linhas Aéreas was founded in 1994

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Atlas Taxi Aereo   

Active 2000* - date

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Avianca (Brazil)   

Active 2010 - date

^ Comments : OceanAir Linhas Aéreas operations started on 30Jun1998 as an air-taxi company. Was re-branded as Avianca Brazil in2010. The first aircraft with the new name started operations on 27Apr2010

^ Genealogy : OceanAir Linhas Aereas >Avianca (Brazil)

Azul (Azul Linhas Aéreas)   

Active 2008 - date

^ Comments : Azul (Azul Linhas Aéreas) was founded on 27Mar2008 by David Neeleman (Jetblue founder) & launched services on 15Dec2008. Scheduled domestic services out of Sao Paulo Viracopas. TRIP merged into Azul on 06May2014

^ Genealogy : Trip >>Azul

Bahia Taxi Aero (BATA)   

Unsure 1979* - 2006*

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Bay Air Cargo   

Inactive 1995* - 1995*

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BETA Carga (Brazilian Express Transportes Aereos)   

Inactive 1998 - 2012

^ Comments : BETA Carga was established in 1990 by Ioannis Ammersonis as Brasair Transportes Aéreos. Operations started on 30Jun1990 & ceased on 10Jul2012

^ Genealogy : Brasair >Beta Carga

BRA Transportes Aereos  updated

Inactive 2006 - 2010

^ Comments : BRA was formed as Brasil Rodo Aereo in 1999. Changed to a Lo-cost & renamed in Mar2006. On 06Nov2007 BRA requested the National Civil Aviation Agency to suspend all flights on 07Nov2007 but In 2009 the airline was back in operations with charter flights

^ Genealogy : Brasil Rodo Aereo >BRA Transportes Aereos

Brascoota   

Not started (2016)

^ Comments : Brascoota will hold a formal unveiling ceremony on 20Sep2016 at Lins airport in the state of São Paulo. Plans to to haul fresh produce & meat around the country

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Brasil Central Linha Aerea Regional  updated

Renamed 1986 - 1996

^ Comments : [TAM Linhas Aereas was formed as TRANSPORTES AEREOS NACIONAL in 1953. Nacionale was associated with FNM, a DC3 Pratt & Whitney engine maintenance centre. Renamed to VOTEC in 1958 and later changed again to VOTEC TAXI AEREO (AIR TAXI). In 1976 the name was changed again to VOTEC REGIONAL AIR TRANSPORT. Renamed again to BRASIL CENTRAL LINHA AEREA REGIONAL in 1986 and to TAM (Transportes Aereos Meridionais) in 1996. Merged with TAM Transportes Aereos Regionais to form TAM Linhas Aéreas. Rebranded to LATAM Brasil in 2016]

^ Genealogy : >TAM Linhas Aereas >LATAM Brasil

Brasil Rodo Aereo  updated

Renamed 1999 - 2006

^ Comments : BRA was formed as Brasil Rodo Aereo in 1999. Changed to a Lo-cost & renamed in Mar2006. On 06Nov2007 BRA requested the National Civil Aviation Agency to suspend all flights on 07Nov2007 but In 2009 the airline was back in operations with charter flights

^ Genealogy : Brasil Rodo Aereo >BRA Transportes Aereos

Brasil Transair (Transportes Charter Turismo)   

Renamed 1995 - 1995*

^ Comments : TAM Cargo started operations on 02Jun1995 as Brasil Transair. Renamed to ABSA in 1995 & to LATAM Cargo Brasil in 2016

^ Genealogy : Brasil Transair >ABSA Cargo >TAM Cargo >LATAM Cargo Brasil

Brasilia Transportes Aereos   

Unsure 2000* - 2000*

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BrasMex (Brasil-Minas Express)  updated

Inactive 2001 - 2004

^ Comments : BrasMex (Brasil-Minas Express) was founded in 2001. It was a cargo carrier from Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo to Luxembourg, Manaus, Miami and Milan.. Ceased operating in Feb2004 due to financial reasons

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Brava Linhas Aéreas  updated

Inactive 2013 - 2013

^ Comments : Brava Linhas Aéreas Ltda, formerly known as NHT Linhas Aéreas, was a domestic airline based in Porto Alegre, founded in 2006. It started operations in Aug2006. By the end of 2013, the airline had been grounded by the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil (ANAC) and ceased all flights

^ Genealogy : NHT Linhas Aereas >Brava

BTA (Brasair Transportes Aereos)   

Renamed 1990 - 1998

^ Comments : BETA Carga was established in 1990 by Ioannis Ammersonis as Brasair Transportes Aéreos. Operations started on 30Jun1990 & ceased on 10Jul2012

^ Genealogy : Brasair >Beta Carga

C>FLY Aviation   

Active 2013* - date

^ Comments : C>FLY Aviation provides business air charter services out of São Paulo

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Capital   

Unsure 2004* - 2006*

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CargoBIS   

Not started (2010)

^ Comments : CargoBIS was never started operations

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CB Air Táxi Aéreo   

Active 1996* - date

^ Comments : CB Air Táxi Aéreo has agreed to acquire rival operator Global Táxi Aéreo

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Central Aerea   

Renamed 1948^ - 1955

^ Comments : Central Aerea was founded in 1948 and integrated into Transportes Aereos Nacionales in 1955

^ Genealogy : Central Aerea >>Transportes Aereos Nacionale >>Varig >>Gol

Chart Air   

Unconfirmed (****)

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Cielo Taxi Aereo SA   

Unsure 2010* - 2012*

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Clean Air   

Not started (2009)

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Clube Aereo de Viagens   

Active 1981* - date

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Clube Nautico Agua Limpa   

Active 1981* - date

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COBRASA (Compania Brasileira de Servicos Aeronaticos)   

Unsure 1960* - 1960*

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Codagro   

Unsure 2005* - 2005*

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COLT Aviation   

Active 2006 - date

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COLT Cargo   

Active 2013* - date

^ Comments : COLT Cargo is a cargo airline based in São Paulo, Brazil. It was founded in 2013 by COLT Aviation, a business charter company

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Companhia Itau de Transportes Aereos   

Renamed 1947* - 1956

^ Comments : Companhia Itau de Transportes Aereos was founded in 1947 and ceased operation in 1956 (was integrated into Transportes Aereos Nacionales)

^ Genealogy : Companhia Itau de Transportes Aereos >>Transportes Aereos Nacionale >>Varig…

Conagra   

Unconfirmed (****)

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Condor Syndikat   

Inactive 1927 - 1927

^ Comments : Condor Syndikat was formed by Deutsche Aero Lloyd & SCADTA on 05May1924. First flight was on 22Feb1927 & ceased on 01Jul1927

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Correio Aero Nacional   

Unsure 1931 - 1963*

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Cruiser Linhas Aereos  updated

Inactive 2001 - 2010

^ Comments : Charter, scheduled and air taxi flights within Brazil. CRUISER LINEAS AEREO was formed as CRUISER TAXI AEREO. The airline began with air taxi services, but added scheduled services on 04Jun2001. Cruiser Linhas Aéreas was an airline based in Curitiba, Brazil. It used to operate domestic services to 10 destinations in the states of Paraná, Rondônia and Mato Grosso, as well as charter and air taxi services within Brazil. Its main base is Curitiba-Bacacheri Airport (BFH). On 04Mar2010, the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil suspended the operations license of the airline due to maintenance problems

^ Genealogy : Cruiser Taxi Aereo >Cruiser Lineas Aereos

Cruiser Taxi Aereo  updated

Renamed 2001* - 2001

^ Comments : Charter, scheduled and air taxi flights within Brazil. CRUISER LINEAS AEREO was formed as CRUISER TAXI AEREO. The airline began with air taxi services, but added scheduled services on 04Jun2001. Cruiser Linhas Aéreas was an airline based in Curitiba, Brazil. It used to operate domestic services to 10 destinations in the states of Paraná, Rondônia and Mato Grosso, as well as charter and air taxi services within Brazil. Its main base is Curitiba-Bacacheri Airport (BFH). On 04Mar2010, the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil suspended the operations license of the airline due to maintenance problems

^ Genealogy : Cruiser Taxi Aereo >Cruiser Lineas Aereos

Cruzeiro Aerofoto   

Unsure 1978* - 2000*

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Cruzeiro do Sul  updated

Renamed 1943 - 1993

^ Comments : Cruzeiro do Sul was officially formed on 01Dec1927 as Sindicato Condor. The airline became Servicos Aeros Condor in Mar1941. Is fully absorbed into Varig on 01Jan1993 [Varig was founded on 07May1927 by Otto Ernst Meyer-Labastille. Operations started on 22Jun1927 The airline expanded by the acquisition of AERO GERAL in 1951. Acquired REAL Consortium in 1961 making it largest airline in South America. Acquired CRUZEIRO do SUL in 1975. Ceased operating late 2006 but restarted in 2007 & airline ceased operations on 20Jul2006. International and regional passenger and cargo airline that was the flag carrier of Brazil]

^ Genealogy : Sindicato Condor >Servicos Aeros Condor >Cruzeiro do Sul >>VARIG ...>Gol

Cruzeiro Taxi Aereo   

Inactive 1972* - 2013

^ Comments : Cruzeiro Taxi Aereo started operations in early 1970s

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CTA (Cleiton Taxi Aereo)   

Active 2002* - date

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Dakota Taxi Aereo (DATA)   

Unsure 1989* - 1989*

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Digex Aero Cargo (Di Gregorio Expresso)  updated

Inactive 1996 - 1999

^ Comments : Digex Aero Cargo provided cargo services with a single B727-100C aircraft out of Guarulhos. Ceased operations in 1999

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Empresa do Transporte Aereo Brasileiro   

Inactive 1928^ - 1929

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Empresa do Transporte Aereos Pedro Sanchez   

Unconfirmed (****)

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Empressa Aerovianca Atlantica   

Unsure **** - ****

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ETA (Empresa de Transporte Aéreo)   

Inactive 1929 - 1929

^ Comments : Ruy Vacani and the Braga Brothers founded ETA (Empresa de Transporte Aéreo) on 10Aug1928. The first flight was on 30Jul1929 & it ceased on 16Nov1929

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ETA (Empresa de Transporte Aéreo)   

Unsure 2004* - 2005*

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Extreme Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 2003* - 2005*

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Flex Aero Taxi Aereo  updated

Renamed 2006 - 2016

^ Comments : Flex Aero Taxi Aereo was founded in 2006 & merged into TwoFlex Táxi Aéreo Inteligente

^ Genealogy : Flex Aero Taxi Aereo >TwoFlex Táxi Aéreo Inteligente

Flex Linhas Aereas   

Inactive 2008 - 2010

^ Comments : Flex Linhas Aereas was relaunched from Nordeste & started operations on 08Mar2008. Declared bankruptcy & ceased operations on 20Aug2010

^ Genealogy : Nordeste Linhas Aereas Regionais >Flex Linhas Aereas

Fly Brasil Taxi Aereo  updated

Inactive 1999* - 2002

^ Comments : A consortium led by Brazilian air-taxi operator Fly Brasil Taxi Aéreo had bought ailing domestic carrier Transbrasil, with plans to relaunch services by Mar2002 but this did not materialise

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Fly Linhas Aereas  updated

Inactive 1995 - 2003

^ Comments : Fly Linhas Aereas was founded in 1995 & began operations on 25Aug1995, with a B.727-200 as a charter carrier linking Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo to holiday destinations in the northeast of Brazil. Increasing competition with Gol Airlines which led to the ceasing of operations in 2003

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Flyways Linhas Aéreas   

Inactive 2015 - 2016

^ Comments : Flyways Linhas Aéreas was founded on 11Jun2014. Took delivery of an ATR72-500 aircraft on 13Jul2015 & commenced services on 28Dec2015. Suspended operations in Jul2016. Restarted 10Oct2016. Suspended again in Nov2016

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Fretax Taxi Aereo   

Active 2002* - date

^ Comments : Fretax Táxi Aéreo was establised in 2002

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GENSA (General Servicos Aereos)   

Active 1997 - date

^ Comments : GENSA was founded on 13Dec1996 in Sao Paulo Congonhas, but transferred to Campo Grande in the state of Matto Gross do Sul on 07May1997. Operations had started in Mar1997

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Girassol Aero Taxi   

Unsure 2003* - 2006*

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Global Táxi Aéreo   

Renamed 2015* - 2016

^ Comments : CB Air Táxi Aéreo has agreed to acquire rival operator Global Táxi Aéreo

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Globex Cargo Air   

Not started (2008)

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Gol Transportes Aereos   

Active 2001 - date

^ Comments : Gol Transportes Aereos was founded in 2000 & operations started 15Jan2001. Domestic low cost flights out of Sao Paulo [VARIG-VRG was formed by the GOL obtaining a cotrolling stake in a failing Varig. VARIG was founded by a German immigrant (Otto Ernst Meyer). The airline expanded by the acquisition of AERO GERAL in 1951. Acquired REAL Consortium in 1961 making it largest airline in South America. Acquired CRUZEIRO do SUL in 1975. Ceased operating late 2006 but restarted in 2007]

^ Genealogy : Gol

Gonair Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 1999* - 2006*

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Helisul Aero Taxi   

Renamed 1996* - 1996

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^ Genealogy : >TAM Express

Helivia Aero Taxi   

Unsure 2003* - 2003*

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Henrimar Taxi Aéreo   

Unsure 2004* - 2005*

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Heringer Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 2002* - 2002*

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Inter-American Airlines   

Unsure 1940* - 1940*

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InterBrasil STAR (Sistema de Transporte Aereo Regional)   

Inactive 1995 - 2001

^ Comments : On 14Jan1994, Transbrasil created its regional subsidiary Interbrasil STAR to operate as feeder-carrier. Services started on 03Jul1995 & the last operating date was 03Dec2001 along with its parent company

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Interexpress Transportes Aereos Regionais  updated

Renamed 1998* - 2000*

^ Comments : Interexpress Transportes Aereos Regionais was formed in 1991 as ITA. It was renamed when the formed was acquired by TAM. It was merged into the parent company [VOTEC was formed in 1956 and later changed to VOTEC TAXI AEREO (AIR TAXI). In 1976 the name was changed again to VOTEC REGIONAL AIR TRANSPORT. Renamed again to BRASIL CENTRAL LINHA AEREA REGIONAL in 1986 and to TAM (Transportes Aereos Meridionais) in 1996. Merged with TAM Transportes Aereos Regionais to form TAM Linhas Aéreas. Rebranded to LATAM Brasil in 2016]

^ Genealogy : ITA (Itapemirim Transportes Aereos) >Interexpress Transportes Aereos Regionais >>TAM Linhas Aereas >LATAM Airlines Brasil

ITA (Itapemirim Transportes Aereos)  updated

Renamed 1991 - 1998

^ Comments : Interexpress Transportes Aereos Regionais was formed in 1991 as ITA. It was renamed when the formed was acquired by TAM. It was merged into the parent company [VOTEC was formed in 1956 and later changed to VOTEC TAXI AEREO (AIR TAXI). In 1976 the name was changed again to VOTEC REGIONAL AIR TRANSPORT. Renamed again to BRASIL CENTRAL LINHA AEREA REGIONAL in 1986 and to TAM (Transportes Aereos Meridionais) in 1996. Merged with TAM Transportes Aereos Regionais to form TAM Linhas Aéreas. Rebranded to LATAM Brasil in 2016]

^ Genealogy : ITA (Itapemirim Transportes Aereos) >Interexpress Transportes Aereos Regionais >>TAM Linhas Aereas >LATAM Airlines Brasil

Itapemirim Carga Aerea   

Inactive 1989 - 1999

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Itaú   

Renamed 1948 - 1956

^ Comments : Itaú was founded on 30Sep1947 as a subsidiary of the cement producer Itaú. Operations started in 1948. Sold to TAN & incorporated in in 1956

^ Genealogy : Itaú >>Transportes Aereos Nacionale >>Varig >>Gol

Jaragua Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 1978* - 1979*

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Jat Aerotaxisudan air   

Active 1979* - date

^ Comments : JAT AeroTaxi still operating utiising a single C208B

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Jet Sul Taxi Aereo (Jet-Sul)   

Unsure 1987* - 2009*

^ Comments : Jet Sul Taxi Aereo was formed in 1987

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Kommodoro Taxi Aereo (Komodoro Taxi Aereo)   

Unsure 2002* - 2005*

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L.A.T.B. (Linha Aerea Transcontinental Brasileira )   

Renamed 1944^ - 1951

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^ Genealogy : L.A.T.B. >>REAL Transportes Aereos ...>Gol

LAB (Linhas Aereas Brasileiras)   

Inactive 1945 - 1948

^ Comments : LAB (Linhas Aereas Brasileiras) was founded on 14Jul1945 & flights started on 08Dec1945. It ceased operations in 1948

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Laguna Linhas Aereas   

Not started (2010)

^ Comments : Laguna Linhas Aereas was formerly known as Laguna Taxi Aéreo. Received its AOC on 2010 but did not start operations

^ Genealogy : Laguna Taxi Aéreo >Laguna Linhas Aereas

Laguna Taxi Aéreo  added

Renamed 2009* - 2010*

^ Comments : Laguna Linhas Aereas was formerly known as Laguna Taxi Aéreo. Received its AOC on 2010 but did not start operations

^ Genealogy : Laguna Taxi Aéreo >Laguna Linhas Aereas

LAP (Linhas Aereas Paulistas)  updated

Renamed 1946 - 1951

^ Comments : [LOIDE was formed by an amalgamation between LINHAS AEREAS PAULISTAS and TRANSPORTES AEREOS BANDEIRANTES] Linhas Aéreas Paulistas – LAP S.A. was founded in 1943 but the first meeting of shareholders took place only on 09Feb1945.In Jun1945 LAP was given authorization to operate and in 1946 flights from São Paulo to Recife via the coast started. Later, flights were extended beyond Recife, to Campina Grande]

^ Genealogy : LAP (Linhas Aereas Paulistas) + TABA (Transportes Aereos Bandeirantes) =>Lóide Aéreo Nacional >>VASP

LASA (Engenhana e Prospeccoes)   

Inactive 1947* - 1996*

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LATAM Cargo Brasil   

Active 2016 - date

^ Comments : TAM Cargo started operations on 02Jun1995 as Brasil Transair. Renamed to ABSA in 1995 & to LATAM Cargo Brasil in 2016

^ Genealogy : Brasil Transair >ABSA Cargo >TAM Cargo >LATAM Cargo Brasil

Latin Air Cargo   

Not started (2014)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Lider Taxi Aereo (Taxi Aereo Lider)   

Active 1978* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Lider Taxi Aereo

Lider Transportes Aereos   

Renamed 1958^ - 1959*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Lider Taxi Aereo

Linhas Aérea Redentora  added

Planned 2017 >

^ Comments : Linhas Aérea Redentora (Belo Horizonte Pampulha) plans to commence operations on 15May2017, offering services from Brasilia to Belo Horizonte Pampulha

^ Genealogy :  

Linhas Aereas Natal   

Renamed 1946^ - 1950

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Linhas Aereas Natal >>REAL Transportes Aereos ...>Gol

Linhas Aereas Wright  updated

Renamed 1947^ - 1948

^ Comments : Linhas Aereas Wright founded in 1947 and merged into Real Transportes Aereos in 1948

^ Genealogy : Linhas Aereas Wright >>REAL Transportes Aereos ….>Gol

Litoranea Taxi Aereo   

Inactive 2007* - 2009

^ Comments : Litoranea Taxi Aereo ceased operations in 2009, the aircraft purchased by SOL Linhas Aereas

^ Genealogy :  

Lóide Aéreo Nacional   

Renamed 1951 - 1962

^ Comments : LOIDE was formed by an amalgamation between LAP (Linhas Aereas Paulistas) & TABA (Transportes Aereos Bandeirantes)

^ Genealogy : LAP (Linhas Aereas Paulistas) + TABA (Transportes Aereos Bandeirantes) =>Lóide Aéreo Nacional >>VASP

LRC Linhas Aereas   

Inactive 2003* - 2004*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Mais Linhas Aéreas   

Active 2012 - date

^ Comments : Mais Linhas Aéreas was established in Salvador in Brazil’s Northeast region & operations started on 06Sep2012

^ Genealogy :  

Manaus Aero Taxi   

Active 2003* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

MAP Linhas Aéreas (Manaus Aerotaxi Participações)   

Active 2012 - date

^ Comments : MAP (Manaus Aerotaxi Participações S/A) was founded in 2011 and received its AOC on 14Aug2012, starting later that year

^ Genealogy :  

Maria da Glória Transportes Aéreos (Transportes Aéreos Glória)   

Not started (2015)

^ Comments : Status change as Maria da Glória Transportes Aéreos does not intend to start

^ Genealogy :  

Marica Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 2004* - 2005*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Master Aerotaxi   

Unsure 1987* - 1987*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Mega Airlines (Mega Linhas Aereas)   

Inactive 2007* - 2007*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Mesquita Taxi Aereo   

Renamed 1991* - 1997

^ Comments : META Linhas Aéreas was established in 1991 by Francisco Assunção Mesquita as Mesquita Taxi Aereo. Ceased operations in 2012

^ Genealogy : Mesquita Taxi Aereo >META Linhas Aéreas

META Linhas Aéreas (Meta - Mesquita Transportes Aéreos)  updated

Inactive 1997 - 2012

^ Comments : META Linhas Aéreas was established in 1991 by Francisco Assunção Mesquita as Mesquita Taxi Aereo. In 1997 it was granted a concession to fly regular flights and initiated those operations with an Embraer EMB 110 Bandeirante, flying from Boa Vista to Manaus and Porto Velho. At that time it changed the name to META Linhas Aéreas. Ceased operations in 2012. Domestic scheduled services in Northern Brazil from Boa Vista International

^ Genealogy : Mesquita Taxi Aereo >META Linhas Aéreas

Modern Logistics  updated

Active 2017 - date

^ Comments : Modern Logistics started operations in 2017 with a B.737-4K5(SF)

^ Genealogy :  

More Linhas Aereas   

Inactive 2012 - 2013

^ Comments : More Linhas Aereas had its AOC granted on 18 Jun20110. Started operations on 09Jun2012 & ceased in 2013

^ Genealogy :  

MTA (Master Top Linhas Aereas)  updated

Inactive 2006 - 2012

^ Comments : MTA Master Top was founded in 2006 & operated scheduled cargo service out of Sao Paulo Viracopos. Ceased operations in 2012

^ Genealogy :  

NAB (Navegacao Aerea Brasileira)  updated

Renamed 1941 - 1961

^ Comments : NAB (Navegacao Aerea Brasileira) was incorporated in Rio de Janeiro on 28Feb1940 & inaugurated service on 28Mar1941. It was purchased by Lóide Aéreo Nacional on 24Oct1961. First flight was from Rio to Fortaleza. Merged into VASP via Lóide Aéreo Nacional

^ Genealogy : NAB (Navegacao Aerea Brasileira) >>Lóide Aéreo Nacional >>VASP

Nacional Transportes Aereos   

Renamed 1950* - 1962*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Gol

Nacional Transportes Aereos   

Inactive 2001 - 2003

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Neo Taxi Aereo   

Active 2010 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

NHR Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 2002* - 2009*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

NHT Linhas Aereas  updated

Renamed 2006 - 2012

^ Comments : Brava Linhas Aéreas Ltda, formerly known as NHT Linhas Aéreas, was a domestic airline based in Porto Alegre, founded in 2006. It started operations in Aug2006

^ Genealogy : NHT Linhas Aereas >Brava

NOAR Linhas Aereas (Nordeste Aviação Regional Linhas Aéreas)  updated

Inactive 2010 - 2011

^ Comments : NOAR Linhas Aereas was founded in 2009 & started operations on 14Jun2010. Following operational complications after its 13Jul2011 accident, Noar requested to ANAC the temporary suspension of its services on 20Sep2011. On 26Nov2014 Noar lost its AOC. Served domestic routes in northeastern Brazil from its Recife base

^ Genealogy :  

Nordeste Linhas Aereas Regionais  updated

Renamed 1976 - 2007

^ Comments : Nordeste Linhas Aereas Regionais was founded in 1976 & services started on 25Jun1976 Regional passenger and cargo airline in the Northeast of Brazil [FLEX LINHAS AEREAS was relaunched from NORDESTE]

^ Genealogy : Nordeste Linhas Aereas Regionais >Flex Linhas Aereas

NOTA (Norte Taxi Aereo)   

Renamed 1975* - 1976

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >TABA

NTA (Nacional Transportes Aereos)   

Inactive 2000 - 2002

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

NYRBA do Brasil  updated

Renamed 1929 - 1930

^ Comments : [Panair do Brasi was founded & began operations on 22Oct1929 as NYRBA do Brasil. Renamed on 21Nov1930 & started operations on 02Mar1931. Forced to cease operations abruptly on 10Feb1965 when the Brazilian military government, which seized power the year before, suspended its operational certification and allotted its international route concessions to Varig and domestic to Cruzeiro do Sul]

^ Genealogy : NYRBA do Brasil >Panair do Brasil

OceanAir Linhas Aereas   

Renamed 1998 - 2010

^ Comments : OceanAir Linhas Aéreas operations started on 30Jun1998. Was re-branded as Avianca Brazil in2010. The first aircraft with the new name started operations on 27Apr2010

^ Genealogy : OceanAir Linhas Aereas >Avianca (Brazil)

OMTA (Organisacao Mineira de Transportes Aereos)   

Unsure 1946 - 1957

^ Comments : OMTA began its operations on 28Jan1946 as an air charter company. OMTA operated as an autonomous unity for sometime but eventually in 1957 it was absorbed by Nacionale

^ Genealogy : OMTA >>Transportes Aereos Nacionale >>Varig >>Gol

ORA Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 1999* - 1999*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Panair do Brasil  updated

Inactive 1931 - 1965

^ Comments : Panair do Brasi was founded & began operations on 22Oct1929 as NYRBA do Brasil. Renamed on 21Nov1930 & started operations on 02Mar1931. Forced to cease operations abruptly on 10Feb1965 when the Brazilian military government, which seized power the year before, suspended its operational certification and allotted its international route concessions to Varig and domestic to Cruzeiro do Sul

^ Genealogy : NYRBA do Brasil >Panair do Brasil

Pantanal (Linhas Sul-Matogrossenses)  updated

Renamed 1993 - 2013

^ Comments : Pantanal was established in 1993 & operated as a regional scheduled airline serving South and Central West Brazil out of Sao Paulo. The incorporation process of Panatal into TAM was finalised on 23Aug2013 [VOTEC was formed in 1956 and later changed to VOTEC TAXI AEREO (AIR TAXI). In 1976 the name was changed again to VOTEC REGIONAL AIR TRANSPORT. Renamed again to BRASIL CENTRAL LINHA AEREA REGIONAL in 1986 and to TAM (Transportes Aereos Meridionais) in 1996. Merged with TAM Transportes Aereos Regionais to form TAM Linhas Aéreas. Rebranded to LATAM Brasil in 2016]

^ Genealogy : Pantanal >>TAM Linhas Aereas >LATAM Airlines Brasil

Paraense Commercial Limited   

Renamed 1952 - 1955

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Paraense Transportes Aereos

Paraense Transportes Aereos   

Inactive 1952 - 1970

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Paraense Transportes Aereos

Passaredo Linhas Aereas   

Active 2008 - date

^ Comments : Passaredo Linhas Aereas was established by a bus company of the same name as Passaredo Transportes Aereas in 1995. Operations started on 30Jun1995

^ Genealogy : Passaredo Transportes Aereas >Passaredo Linhas Aereas

Passaredo Transportes Aereas   

Renamed 1995 - 2008

^ Comments : Passaredo Linhas Aereas was established by a bus company of the same name as Passaredo Transportes Aereas in 1995. Operations started on 30Jun1995

^ Genealogy : Passaredo Transportes Aereas >Passaredo Linhas Aereas

Pena Taxi Aereo   

Renamed 1989* - 1995

^ Comments : PENTA Airlines was established in 1989 as Pena Taxi Aereo

^ Genealogy : >PENTA Airlines

PENTA Airlines (Pena Transportes Aereos)   

Inactive 1995 - 2005

^ Comments : PENTA Airlines was established in 1989 as Pena Taxi Aereo

^ Genealogy : Pena Taxi Aereo >PENTA Airlines

Phoenix Brasil   

Inactive 1996* - 1996*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Piquiatuba Transportes Aéreos  updated

Active 2005 - date

^ Comments : Piquiatuba Transportes Aéreos was founded & launched operations in 2005 as an air taxi operator

^ Genealogy :  

Planair Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 2004* - 2005*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Platinum Air (Platinum Linhas Aereas)   

Unsure 2006 - 2009*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Pluma Norte Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 1991* - 1991*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

POP Linhas Aéreas   

Not started (2013)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : WhiteJets >POP Linhas Aéreas

PRIMA   

Unconfirmed (****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Promodal Transportes Aereos (GPT)  updated

Inactive 2004 - 2004

^ Comments : Promodal Transportes Aereos was established in 2003 and was wholly owned by Grupo GPT Operations ceased in 2004, and the company was subsequently dissolved. Sao Paulo based freight carrier

^ Genealogy :  

Puma Air  updated

Inactive 2002 - 2011

^ Comments : Puma Air was founded on 21Jan 2002. It was grounded on 16Aug2011 & lost its operational license on 23Jul2013

^ Genealogy :  

REAL Transportes Aereos   

Renamed 1946 - 1961

^ Comments : Real (Redes Estaduais Aéreas Limitadas) Transportes Aéreos was founded in 1945 as Redes Estaduais Aereas. It was merged into Varig in 1961

^ Genealogy : Redes Estaduais Aereas >REAL >>VARIG….>Gol

Redes Estaduais Aereas   

Renamed 1946 - 1946

^ Comments : Real (Redes Estaduais Aéreas Limitadas) Transportes Aéreos was founded in 1945 as Redes Estaduais Aereas. It was merged into Varig in 1961

^ Genealogy : Redes Estaduais Aereas >REAL >>VARIG….>Gol

Regional Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 1999* - 1999*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Rico - Rondonia Industria y Comercio  added

Renamed 1979* - 1980

^ Comments : Rico - Rondônia Indústria e Comércio, in 1980 would be merged with Taxi Aéreo Rondônia to create Rico Taxi Aéreo.

^ Genealogy : Rondonia Industria y Comercio + Taxi Aéreo Rondônia =>Rico Taxi Aéreo.

RICO Linhas Aerea  updated

Inactive 1996 - 2010

^ Comments : RICO Linhas Aerea was created by Rico Taxi Aereo on 01Nov1996. Merged back into parent company. The airline was grounded on 01Jun2010 and on 07Jun2011 lost its operational license.

^ Genealogy : RICO Linhas Aerea >>Rico Taxi Aéreo.

Rico Taxi Aereo  updated

Active 1980 - date

^ Comments : Rico Taxi Aereo was founded in 1971 as Taxi Aereo Rondonia. Later, Yurtsever also created Rico - Rondônia Indústria e Comércio, a company that in 1980 would be merged with Taxi Aéreo Rondônia to create Rico Taxi Aéreo.

^ Genealogy : Rondonia Industria y Comercio + Taxi Aéreo Rondônia =>Rico Taxi Aéreo.

Rio Linhas Aéreas  updated

Active 2008 - date

^ Comments : Rio Linhas Aéreas was founded in 2007 & commenced operations in 2008 as a cargo airline, based in Curitiba, state of Paraná, Brazil. It operates night flight contracts to transport mail and packages for Correios (Brazilian Postal Service).

^ Genealogy :  

Rio-Sul Servicos Aereas Regionais  updated

Renamed 1976 - 2002

^ Comments : Rio-Sul Servicos Aereas Regionais was established on 24Aug1976 and started operations on 08Sep1976. The airline was originally formed by Top Táxi Aéreo, Bradesco Bank, Atlântica-Boavista Insurance, and Varig.

^ Genealogy : >>VARIG….>Gol

Royal Taxi Aereo   

Unsure Early 1980s

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sadia SA Transportes Aereos   

Renamed 1956 - 1972

^ Comments : Sadia SA Transportes Aereos was formed as a meat carrying airline on 05Jan1955 by Commander Omar Fontana & its first regular flight was operated on 16Mar1956 [TransBrasil was formed as a meat carrying airline in 1955 & known as Sadia SA Transportes Aereos until 1972. Transportes Aereos Salvador (TAS) was acquired in 1962 and the operations absorbed in. The regional airline INTERBRASIL STAR was acquired .First operator of EMB-110 in 1973. International and domestic airline. Ceased operations on 03Dec2001. Declared bankrupt in 2006]

^ Genealogy : Sadia SA Transportes Aereos >Transbrasil

SAVA Cargo   

Inactive 1978* - 1998

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SAVAG (SA Viacao Aerea Gaucha)   

Renamed 1947 - 1966

^ Comments : SAVAG was founded in on 25Nov1946 in the city of Rio Grande that operated mainly in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. It was absorbed by Cruzeiro do Sul in 1966

^ Genealogy : SAVAG >>Cruzeiro do Sul…. >Gol

Scala Aereo Taxi   

Unsure 1985* - 1985*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Selva Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 1998* - 1998*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Servicos Aereos Condor  updated

Renamed 1941 - 1943

^ Comments : [CRUZEIRO was formed as SYNDICATO CONDOR in 1927 as a subsiduary of Deutsche Luft Hansa. The name was changed in 1941 to SERVICOS AEREOS CONDOR and to last name in 1943 following the severence of all German control] [[VARIG-VRG was formed by the GOL obtaining a cotrolling stake in a failing Varig. VARIG was founded by a German immigrant (Otto Ernst Meyer). The airline expanded by the acquisition of AERO GERAL in 1951. Acquired REAL Consortium in 1961 making it largest airline in South America. Acquired CRUZEIRO do SUL in 1975. Ceased operating late 2006 but restarted in 2007]

^ Genealogy : >Gol

Sete Express   

Active 2009* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SETE Linhas Aereas (Serviços Especiais de Transportes Executivos)  updated

Inactive 1976 - 2015

^ Comments : SETE Linhas Aereas was formed as an air taxi company in 1976 when Rolim Adolfo Amaro, also founder of TAM Airlines, created an airline specialised in general aviation and maintenance. The airline was sold to Luis Roberto Villela in 1980. Licensed to to operate passenger services in 2006 under the name of SETE Linhas Aereas. In spite of being the main regional airline of both Central and North-Central regions of Brazil all regular services were indefinetively suspended on 31Dec2015

^ Genealogy : Sete Linhas Aereas >>Sete Taxi Aereo

SETE Taxi Aereo  updated

Active 1976 - date

^ Comments : SETE Linhas Aereas was formed as an air taxi company in 1976 when Rolim Adolfo Amaro, also founder of TAM Airlines, created an airline specialised in general aviation and maintenance. The airline was sold to Luis Roberto Villela in 1980. Licensed to to operate passenger services in 2006 under the name of SETE Linhas Aereas. In spite of being the main regional airline of both Central and North-Central regions of Brazil all regular services were indefinetively suspended on 31Dec2015

^ Genealogy : Sete Linhas Aereas >>Sete Taxi Aereo

Sideral Air Cargo  updated

Active 2011 - date

^ Comments : Sideral Air Cargo is a cargo airline based in Curitiba. It was established in 2010 & obtained its final certification in Feb2010. It made its first commercial flight on 13Mar2011

^ Genealogy :  

Skybridge Linhas Aéreas   

Not started (2016)

^ Comments : Skybridge Linhas Aéreas is due to start scheduled services in 2016

^ Genealogy :  

SkyJet Brasil (Rio Air Express)   

Inactive 1994* - 1996

^ Comments : SkyJet Brasil (Rio Air Express) was formed in 1994

^ Genealogy :  

Skylift Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Skymaster Airlines  updated

Inactive 1997 - 2008

^ Comments : Skymaster Airlines was established on 30Nov1995 and started operations in 1997. Regional cargo charter services out of Manaus Eduardo Gomes International. Ceased operations in 2008

^ Genealogy :  

Sol Linhas Aereas  updated

Inactive 2009 - 2011

^ Comments : Sol Linhas Aéreas was founded in 2008 & and the first flight was operated on 12Oct2009. All operations were suspended on 28Nov2011. Cascavel, Parana based carrier

^ Genealogy :  

SP Cargo Air   

Not started (2011)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Star Consultoria Aeronáutica   

Active 2010* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sterna Linhas Aéreas  updated

Inactive 2015* - 2016

^ Comments : Sterna Linhas Aéreas has been forced to temporarily suspend its operations due to an aircraft accident. Hopes to restart in 2017

^ Genealogy :  

Syndicato Condor   

Renamed 1928 - 1941

^ Comments : Syndicato Condor was founded on 01Dec1927 & recognised by the Brazilian Government 20Jan1928. Renamed to Servicos Aeros Condor in Mar1941 [CRUZEIRO was formed as SYNDICATO CONDOR in 1927 as a subsiduary of Deutsche Luft Hansa. The name was changed in 1941 to SERVICOS AEREOS CONDOR and to last name in 1943 following the severence of all German control] [VARIG-VRG was formed by the GOL obtaining a cotrolling stake in a failing Varig. VARIG was founded by a German immigrant (Otto Ernst Meyer). The airline expanded by the acquisition of AERO GERAL in 1951. Acquired REAL Consortium in 1961 making it largest airline in South America. Acquired CRUZEIRO do SUL in 1975. Ceased operating late 2006 but restarted in 2007]

^ Genealogy : Syndicato Condor >Servicos Aeros Condor…...>Gol

TABA (Transportes Aereos Bandeirantes)   

Renamed 1947 - 1951

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : LAP (Linhas Aereas Paulistas) + TABA (Transportes Aereos Bandeirantes) =>Lóide Aéreo Nacional >>VASP

TABA (Transportes Aereos da Bacia Amazonica)  updated

Inactive 1976 - 1999

^ Comments : TABA (Transportes Aereos da Bacia Amazonica) was formed on 01Jan1976 & its services started on 29Apr1976. TABA absorbed NOTA in 1976. Regional and domestic carrier around the Amazon basin. Ceased operating but was reformed by many of the former employees. n 1997 TABA was already in serious economic trouble and finally in 1999 it ceased operations

^ Genealogy : NOTA >>TABA

TAC (Transportes Aereas Catarinense)   

Renamed 1950 - 1966

^ Comments : TAC was founded in Dec1947 that operated mainly in the south and southeast regions of Brazil. It was absorbed by Cruzeiro do Sul in 1966 on 01Jan1966

^ Genealogy : TAC >>Cruzeiro do Sul …..>Gol

Tacezul (Taxi Aereo Ceu Azul)   

Unsure 1994* - 2005*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAF Linhas Aereas   

Inactive 1996 - 2010

^ Comments : TAF Linhas Aereas was established and started operations as an air taxi company (Táxi Aéreo Fortaleza) in 1957 by pilot Ariston Pessoa de Araújo. On 01Mar1995, it was officially proclaimed a regular airline, and on 17Mar1996 its name became TAF Linhas Aéreas. On 15Jun2010, the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil suspended the operational license of TAF and the airline was grounded. Finally, on 07Feb2013 its license was revoked

^ Genealogy : Taxi Aero Fortaleza >TAF Linhas Aereas

TAG (Taxi Aereo Geral)   

Inactive 2002* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAL (Transportes Aereos Ltda)   

Renamed 1948 - 1950

^ Comments : TAL (Transportes Aereos Ltda) was founded in 1947 [Cruzeiro (Servicos Aereos Cruzeiro do Sul) was officially founded on 01Dec1927, as Sindicato Condor. Became Servicos Aeros Condor in Mar1941. Cruzeiro absorbed Transportes Aereos, Catarinense and Viacao Aerea Gaucha during 1967]

^ Genealogy : >Gol

TAM (Taxi Aereo Marilia)   

Renamed 1961* - 2008*

^ Comments : TAM Aviação Executiva was founded in 1961 by Rolim Amaro as TAM (Taxi Aereo Marilia)

^ Genealogy : TAM (Táxi Aéreo Marília) >TAM Aviação Executiva

TAM (Transportes Aereos Meridionais)  updated

Renamed 1996 - 2000

^ Comments : [VOTEC was formed in 1956 and later changed to VOTEC TAXI AEREO (AIR TAXI). In 1976 the name was changed again to VOTEC REGIONAL AIR TRANSPORT. Renamed again to BRASIL CENTRAL LINHA AEREA REGIONAL in 1986 and to TAM (Transportes Aereos Meridionais) in 1996. Merged with TAM Transportes Aereos Regionais to form TAM Linhas Aéreas. Rebranded to LATAM Brasil in 2016]

^ Genealogy : Votec >Votec Taxi Aereo >Votec Regional Air Transport >Brasil Central >Transportes Aereos Meridionais) + TAM Transportes Aereos Regionais =>TAM Linhas Aereas >LATAM Airlines Brasil

TAM Aviação Executiva   

Active 2008* - date

^ Comments : TAM Aviação Executiva was founded in 1961 by Rolim Amaro as TAM (Taxi Aereo Marilia)

^ Genealogy : TAM (Táxi Aéreo Marília) >TAM Aviação Executiva

TAM Cargo   

Renamed 2012 - 2016

^ Comments : TAM Cargo started operations on 02Jun1995 as Brasil Transair. Renamed to ABSA in 1995 & to LATAM Cargo Brasil in 2016

^ Genealogy : Brasil Transair >ABSA Cargo >TAM Cargo >LATAM Cargo Brasil

TAM Express   

Unsure 1996 - 2002*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : TAM Express

TAM Linhas Aereas  updated

Renamed 2000 - 2016

^ Comments : [VOTEC was formed in 1956 and later changed to VOTEC TAXI AEREO (AIR TAXI). In 1976 the name was changed again to VOTEC REGIONAL AIR TRANSPORT. Renamed again to BRASIL CENTRAL LINHA AEREA REGIONAL in 1986 and to TAM (Transportes Aereos Meridionais) in 1996. Merged with TAM Transportes Aereos Regionais to form TAM Linhas Aéreas. Rebranded to LATAM Brasil in 2016]

^ Genealogy : Brasil Central Linhas Aerea Regionais >TAM Transportes Aereos Meridionais >TAM Linhas Aereas >LATAM Airlines Brasil

TAM Transportes Aereos Regionais  updated

Renamed 1976 - 2000

^ Comments : [VOTEC was formed in 1956 and later changed to VOTEC TAXI AEREO (AIR TAXI). In 1976 the name was changed again to VOTEC REGIONAL AIR TRANSPORT. Renamed again to BRASIL CENTRAL LINHA AEREA REGIONAL in 1986 and to TAM (Transportes Aereos Meridionais) in 1996. Merged with TAM Transportes Aereos Regionais to form TAM Linhas Aéreas. Rebranded to LATAM Brasil in 2016]

^ Genealogy : Votec >Votec Taxi Aereo >Votec Regional Air Transport >Brasil Central >Transportes Aereos Meridionais) + TAM Transportes Aereos Regionais =>TAM Linhas Aereas >LATAM Airlines Brasil

TAMIG (Taxi Aereo Minas Gerais)   

Active 1967* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAP (Transportes Aereos Presidente)   

Unsure 1999* - 2005*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Target Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 2004* - 2005*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TASA (Transportes Aereos Sul Americanos)   

Inactive 1948* - 1949

^ Comments : DC3 opertaor. Transportes Aereos Sul Americanos short-lived airlines created in 1948 and closed in 1949

^ Genealogy :  

Tasul (Taxi Aereo Sul)   

Unsure 1999* - 1999*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAVAJ Linhas Aereas  updated

Inactive 1972 - 2004

^ Comments : TAVAJ Linhas Aereas was founded in 1972 as an air taxi operator in Cruzeiro do Sul and became a scheduled carrier in 1994. Its main base is Rio Branco International Airport

^ Genealogy :  

Tavares de Participacoes   

Unsure 2007 - 2007*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 2004* - 2004*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Taxi Aéreo Capital Salvador  added

Inactive **** - ****

^ Comments : Taxi Aéreo Capital Salvador was business & private charter carrier based at Salvador Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães (SSA)

^ Genealogy :  

Taxi Aereo Ciaba   

Unsure 2002* - 2002*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Taxi Aereo de Santander   

Unsure 1960* - 1960*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Taxi Aereo Flamingo   

Unsure 1968* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Táxi Aéreo Hercules   

Active 2008* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Taxi Aereo Itaituba   

Active 1975 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Taxi Aereo Kovacs   

Unsure 1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Taxi Aereo Kovaks   

Unsure 2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Taxi Aereo Pluma   

Unsure 1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Taxi Aereo Rio Amazonas   

Unsure 1999* - 2005*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Taxi Aereo Rondonia  updated

Renamed 1971* - 1980

^ Comments : Rico Taxi Aereo was founded in 1971 as Taxi Aereo Rondonia. Later, Yurtsever also created Rico - Rondônia Indústria e Comércio, a company that in 1980 would be merged with Taxi Aéreo Rondônia to create Rico Taxi Aéreo.

^ Genealogy : Rondonia Industria y Comercio + Taxi Aéreo Rondônia =>Rico Taxi Aéreo.

Taxi Aereo Sagres   

Unsure 1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Taxi Aereo Weiss   

Unsure 2000* - 2009*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Taxi Aero Fortaleza   

Renamed 1957* - 1996

^ Comments : TAF Linhas Aereas was established and started operations as an air taxi company (Táxi Aéreo Fortaleza) in 1957 by pilot Ariston Pessoa de Araújo. On 01Mar1995, it was officially proclaimed a regular airline, and on 17Mar1996 its name became TAF Linhas Aéreas. On 15Jun2010, the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil suspended the operational license of TAF and the airline was grounded. Finally, on 07Feb2013 its license was revoked

^ Genealogy : Taxi Aero Fortaleza >TAF Linhas Aereas

TCA (Transportes Carga Aerea)   

Unsure 1947* - 1949

^ Comments : Ruy Vacani founded the airline TCA (Transportes Carga Aérea) in Anápolis, State of Goiás, Brazil, an airline specialized in transportation of cargo on 22Dec1947. On August 24, 1949 TCA had its name changed to Lóide Aéreo Nacional and started regular passenger flights using Curtiss C-46 Commando aircraft, flying from Rio de Janeiro to São Luís or Fortaleza with intermediate stops. Its operations later grew to include the whole Brazilian territory.

^ Genealogy : TCA (Transportes Carga Aerea) >Lóide Aéreo Nacional

TCB (Transportes Charter do Brasil)  updated

Inactive 1994* - 2004

^ Comments : TCB was formed in 1994. Charter cargo airline operating throughout the Americas.

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Team Airlines (Transportes Especiais Aéreos e Malotes)  updated

Inactive 2001 - 2012

^ Comments : TEAM Airlines was created in May2001 as a charter company to render services for oil companies in the Campos Basin. On 16Apr2012, the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil suspended its operational license and on 03Oct2014, it was revoked. Operated out of Rio to Angra, Paraty and Sao Paulo

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TL Táxi Aéreo e Locação de Veículos   

Unsure 2004* - 2005*

^ Comments :  

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TOP Air Taxi   

Unsure 1976* - 1976*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Total Linhas Aereas  updated

Active 1999* - date

^ Comments : Total Linhas Aereas was established on 02May1988 as Total Taxi Aéreo. TRIP merged with TOTAL in late 2007 but maintained own identity. Passenger and cargo operator on regional services

^ Genealogy : Total Taxi Aéreo SA >Total Linhas Aereas

Total Taxi Aereo  updated

Renamed 1988 - 1988*

^ Comments : Total Linhas Aereas was established on 02May1988 as Total Taxi Aéreo. TRIP merged with TOTAL in late 2007 but maintained own identity. Passenger and cargo operator on regional services

^ Genealogy : Total Taxi Aéreo SA >Total Linhas Aereas

Transair International Airlines   

Inactive 1997 - 2000

^ Comments :  

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TransBrasil   

Not started (2006)

^ Comments :  

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TransBrasil   

Inactive 1972 - 2001

^ Comments : TransBrasil was formed as a meat carrying airline in 1955 & known as Sadia SA Transportes Aereos until 1972. Transportes Aereos Salvador (TAS) was acquired in 1962 and the operations absorbed in. First operator of EMB-110 in 1973. International and domestic airline. Ceased operations on 03Dec2001 & was declared bankrupt in 2006

^ Genealogy : Sadia SA Transportes Aereos >Transbrasil

Transmarte Aerotaxi   

Unsure 2004* - 2005*

^ Comments :  

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Transportadora Irmaos Moreno   

Unsure 1980* - 1980

^ Comments :  

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Transportes Aereos Nacionale (TAN)   

Renamed 1948 - 1961

^ Comments : Transportes Aéreos Nacional was founded in 1946 by Hilton Machado

^ Genealogy : Transportes Aereos Nacionale >>Varig >>Gol

Transportes Aereos Salvador (TAS)   

Renamed 1950* - 1962

^ Comments : Transportes Aereos Salvador (TAS) was formed in 1949 & flights started in 1950 [TransBrasil was formed as a meat carrying airline in 1955 & known as Sadia SA Transportes Aereos until 1972. Transportes Aereos Salvador (TAS) was acquired in 1962 and the operations absorbed in. First operator of EMB-110 in 1973. International and domestic airline. Ceased operations on 03Dec2001. Declared bankrupt in 2006]

^ Genealogy : Transportes Aereos Salvador (TAS) >>Sadia SA Transportes Aereos >Transbrasil

Transportes Aereos Universal   

Inactive 1947 - 1948

^ Comments : Transportes Aereos Universal was created in 1947 and closed in 1948

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TRIP (Transportes Regionais do Interior Paulista)   

Renamed 1998 - 2014

^ Comments : Passenger and cargo operator on regional services. TOTAL LINHAS AEREAS was previously known as TOTAL TAXI AEREO. TRIP merged with TOTAL in late 2007 but maintained own identities TRIP merged into Azul on 06May2014

^ Genealogy : Trip >>Azul

Triton Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 1999* - 2005*

^ Comments :  

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Tropical Taxi Aereo   

Renamed 1972^ - 1977*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >TAM Express

Two Taxi Aereo  updated

Renamed 2001* - 2016

^ Comments : Two Aviation was founded in 2001 & merged into TwoFlex Táxi Aéreo Inteligente

^ Genealogy : Two Taxi Aereo >TwoFlex Táxi Aéreo Inteligente

TwoFlex Táxi Aéreo Inteligente  added

Active 2016 - date

^ Comments : TwoFlex Táxi Aéreo Inteligente had both Flex Aero Taxi Aereo & Two Taxi Aereo merge in in 2016

^ Genealogy : TwoFlex Táxi Aéreo Inteligente

Unesul Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

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Unex Airlines (Universal Express)   

Inactive 1997* - 1999

^ Comments :  

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Uriparu Taxi Aereas   

Unconfirmed (****)

^ Comments :  

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VARIG (Viacao Aerea Rio-Grandese)  updated

Inactive 1927 - 2006

^ Comments : Varig was founded on 07May1927 by Otto Ernst Meyer-Labastille. Operations started on 22Jun1927 The airline expanded by the acquisition of AERO GERAL in 1951. Acquired REAL Consortium in 1961 making it largest airline in South America. Acquired CRUZEIRO do SUL in 1975. Ceased operating late 2006 but restarted in 2007 & airline ceased operations on 20Jul2006. International and regional passenger and cargo airline that was the flag carrier of Brazil

^ Genealogy : VARIG

VarigLog (Varig Logistics)   

Inactive 2000 - 2012

^ Comments : Varig Cargo was rebranded as VarigLog (Varig Logistics) in 2000. Suspended operations 02Jan2012. Liquidated on 27Sep2012

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VASD (Viacao Aerea Santos Dumont)   

Renamed 1944^ - 1952

^ Comments : VASD was founded in 1944 and merged into Transportes Aereos Nacional in 1952

^ Genealogy : VASD >>Transportes Aereos Nacionale >>Varig >>Gol

VASP (Viacao Aerea de Sao Paulo)   

Inactive 1934 - 2005

^ Comments : VASP was founded on 04Nov1933 & operations began on 16Apr1934. Ceased operations on 27Jan2005. VASP was founded by the State of Sao Paulo. Had NAB merge in in 1962. Threat of grounding by Brazilian CAA in 2004. Scheduled services suspended in early 2005. International and regional passenger and cargo airline

^ Genealogy : LAP (Linhas Aereas Paulistas) + TABA (Transportes Aereos Bandeirantes) =>Lóide Aéreo Nacional >>VASP

VASP Aerofotogramteric   

Unconfirmed (****)

^ Comments :  

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VASP Express   

Not started (2003)

^ Comments :  

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Vaspex  added

Inactive 2003 - 2003

^ Comments : Vaspex was the cargo transportation services arm of the airline company Vasp

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Vera Cruz Taxi Aereo   

Active 2004* - date

^ Comments :  

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Via Brasil  updated

Inactive 1999* - 2002

^ Comments : Via Brasil Linhas Aéreas was a charter airline founded in 1999 & in 2002, due to technical problems related to its sole aircraft, the company was grounded and finally closed. It was an operator of B727-200 Adv

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Via Lactea Transportes Aéreos   

Unsure **** - ****

^ Comments :  

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ViaBras (Viação Aérea Brasil)   

Renamed 1947 - 1953

^ Comments : ViaBras (Viação Aérea Brasil) was founded on 11Apr1946 & operations started in Mar1947. Purchased by TAN in 1953

^ Genealogy : ViaBras >>Transportes Aereos Nacionale >>Varig >>Gol

Viacao Aerea Arco-Iris   

Inactive 1945* - 1950

^ Comments : Viacao Aerea Arco-Iris was founded in 1945

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Viacao Aerea Bahiana   

Inactive 1945^ - 1948

^ Comments :  

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Viacao Aerea Brasil (VIABRAS)   

Renamed 1947 - 1950

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Gol

VICA Airlines (Viacao Charter Aereo)   

Inactive 1998* - 1999

^ Comments :  

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Voar Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 1999* - 1999*

^ Comments :  

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Votec  updated

Renamed 1958 - 1958*

^ Comments : [VOTEC was formed in 1956 and later changed to VOTEC TAXI AEREO (AIR TAXI). In 1976 the name was changed again to VOTEC REGIONAL AIR TRANSPORT. Renamed again to BRASIL CENTRAL LINHA AEREA REGIONAL in 1986 and to TAM (Transportes Aereos Meridionais) in 1996. Merged with TAM Transportes Aereos Regionais to form TAM Linhas Aéreas. Rebranded to LATAM Brasil in 2016]

^ Genealogy : Votec >Votec Taxi Aereo >Votec Regional Air Transport >Brasil Central >Transportes Aereos Meridionais) + TAM Transportes Aereos Regionais =>TAM Linhas Aereas >LATAM Airlines Brasil

Votec Regional Air Transport (VOTEC Serviços Aéreos Regionais)  updated

Renamed 1976 - 1986

^ Comments : [VOTEC was formed in 1956 and later changed to VOTEC TAXI AEREO (AIR TAXI). In 1976 the name was changed again to VOTEC REGIONAL AIR TRANSPORT. Renamed again to BRASIL CENTRAL LINHA AEREA REGIONAL in 1986 and to TAM (Transportes Aereos Meridionais) in 1996. Merged with TAM Transportes Aereos Regionais to form TAM Linhas Aéreas. Rebranded to LATAM Brasil in 2016]

^ Genealogy : Votec >Votec Taxi Aereo >Votec Regional Air Transport >Brasil Central >Transportes Aereos Meridionais) + TAM Transportes Aereos Regionais =>TAM Linhas Aereas >LATAM Airlines Brasil

Votec Taxi Aereo  updated

Renamed 1976* - 1976

^ Comments : [TAM Linhas Aereas was formed as TRANSPORTES AEREOS NACIONAL in 1953. Nacionale was associated with FNM, a DC3 Pratt & Whitney engine maintenance centre. Renamed to VOTEC in 1958 and later changed again to VOTEC TAXI AEREO (AIR TAXI). In 1976 the name was changed again to VOTEC REGIONAL AIR TRANSPORT. Renamed again to BRASIL CENTRAL LINHA AEREA REGIONAL in 1986 and to TAM (Transportes Aereos Meridionais) in 1996. Merged with TAM Transportes Aereos Regionais to form TAM Linhas Aéreas. Rebranded to LATAM Brasil in 2016]

^ Genealogy : Votec >Votec Taxi Aereo >Votec Regional Air Transport >Brasil Central >Transportes Aereos Meridionais) + TAM Transportes Aereos Regionais =>TAM Linhas Aereas

VRG Linhas Aereas   

Renamed 2008 - 2009*

^ Comments : VARIG-VRG was formed by the Gol obtaining a cotrolling stake in a failing Varig

^ Genealogy : VARIG VRG >Gol

WebJet   

Renamed 2005 - 2012

^ Comments : WebJet was founded by Rogério Ottoni in January 2005 & started operations on 12Jul2005. Suspended operations on 23Nov2012 following parent GOL’s announcement that the airline was being closed down. Domestic scheduled services out of Rio's Galeao (GIG)

^ Genealogy : WebJet >>Gol

Wee Air Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 2002* - 2005*

^ Comments :  

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West Air Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 2005* - 2005*

^ Comments :  

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WhiteJets   

Inactive 2010 - 2013

^ Comments : WhiteJets started operations on 12Jun2010

^ Genealogy : WhiteJets >POP Linhas Aéreas

World Aerotaxi   

Unsure 1999* - 1999*

^ Comments :  

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World Brazilian Airlines   

Unsure **** - ****

^ Comments :  

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Zeus Taxi Aereo   

Unsure 2004* - 2005*

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