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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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May 17, 2017 Guyana Airways is yet another attempt to get the name flying [added]
April 24, 2017 Air Guyane Express [status change] was rebranded back to Air Guyane [added] in 2016
December 2, 2015 AirSWIFT [added] was formed as ITI (Island Transvoyager) & launched services on 26Nov2015

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Air Guyane  added in 2017

2016 - date Active

^ Comments : Air Guyane Express operations started 15Jun2002, taking over the operations of the former Air Guyane. It was rebranded back to Air Guyane in 2016. Scheduled flights within French Guiana and charter operations to neighbouring customers

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Air Guyane Express  updated in 2017

2002 - 2016 Renamed

^ Comments : Air Guyane Express operations started 15Jun2002, taking over the operations of the former Air Guyane. It was rebranded back to Air Guyane in 2016. Scheduled flights within French Guiana and charter operations to neighbouring customers

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Air Services   

2004* - 2006* Status?

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Captains Air Services   

2014* - date Active

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Caribbean Air Systems   

(2007) Began?

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E-Jet   

(2007) Began?

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El Dorado Airways   

(2001) Began?

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EZJet   

2011 - 2012 Inactive

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Golden Arrow Airways   

2014 - date Active

^ Comments : Golden Arrow Airways secured its Air Operators Certificate (AOC) from the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) in Apr2014

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Guyana Airways   

1963 - 1999 Inactive

^ 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

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Guyana Airways  added in 2017

2018 > Planned

^ Comments : Guyana Airways is yet another attempt to get the name flying. Based at Georgetown Cheddi Jagan International (GEO)

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Guyana Airways 2000   

1999* - 2001 Inactive

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Jags Aviation  updated in 2017

2007 - date Active

^ Comments : Jags Aviation was was established as a domestic charter company on 31Oct2006 & started operations on 11Mar2007

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Kayman Sankar Aviation   

1997* - 1997 Renamed

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Laparkan Airways   

1995* - date Active

^ Comments : Laparkan Airways is a Leading provider of Air Freight services to the Caribbean for more than nineteen years, serving Trinidad, Guyana, Barbados and Suriname directly

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MSN Airlines   

(2006) Began?

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NAAS (New Age Air Service)   

(****) Unconfirmed

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Roraima Airways   

1992* - 2012* Status?

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Trans Guyana Airways   

1956 - date Active

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Travelspan   

2006^ - 2008 Inactive

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Universal Airlines   

2001 - 2005 Inactive

^ Comments : Universal Airlines ceased operations on 29Aug2005

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