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Guyana is a republic on the northern coast of South America. Formerly known as British Guiana, a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. It is bordered on the north by the Atlantic Ocean, on the east by Suriname, on the south by Brazil, and on the west by Brazil and Venezuela. The country achieved independence on May 26, 1966. Guyana has an area of 215,000 sq km (83,000 sq mi); its coastline is 459 km (285 mi) long.

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25Jan2017

On 09Sep1927 the British Guiana Air Transport Company was formed [added]

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

BGA (British Guiana Airways)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1939 - 1963
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Genealogy : BGA >Guyana Airways
Comments : On 27May1938 Arthur Williams and his partner John Henry Hunter, a British subject, registered a private company known as the British Guiana Airways Limited which would dominate the aviation industry for a considerable period in British Guiana. In Sep1963, the name was changed to Guyana Airways. Into bankuptcy in 1999 and ceased operations

British Guiana Air Transport Company  added in 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1927 - 1928
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Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : On 09Sep1927 the British Guiana Air Transport Company was formed. Its objective was to secure government's assistance to provide charter flights to the interior. The investment was in vain, as poor public response resulted in the premature closure of the company. On 03Mar1928 The Fairey Nicholl was dismantled and shipped to the United Kingdom

Guiana Air   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

**** - ****
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Genealogy : Guiana Air >Toucan Air Services
Comments : Toucan Air Services was formed as Guiana Air. Operates non-scheduled and charter services in British Guiana

Toucan Air Services   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1962* - 1967*
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Genealogy : Guiana Air >Toucan Air Services
Comments : Toucan Air Services was formed as Guiana Air. Operates non-scheduled and charter services in British Guiana
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