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Honduras is a republic in Central America, bordered on the north and east by the Caribbean Sea, on the south by Nicaragua, on the southwest by the Pacific Ocean and El Salvador, and on the west by Guatemala. Honduras is one of the largest Central American republics, with an area of 112,492 sq km (43,433 sq mi). The capital and largest city is Tegucigalpa.

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October 14, 2015

Aviatsa commenced commercial operations using a pair of B.737 Classics on 08Oct2015 [update]

October 8, 2015

Central American Airlines was formed by Dr. T.C. Pounds, an oculist from New York, in 1922 after he obtained a mail contract from the Honduran Govt. [added]

September 25, 2015

SAHSA (Servicio Aereo de Hoduras S.A.) started after TAN-SAHSA ceased operations [added]

Airline

Status Operating Dates

Aero Honduras   

Inactive 2003 - 2005

^ Comments : Aero Honduras was formed as Sol Air in 2002. It was acquired by Venezuelan operator Aeropostal in 2003 and renamed

^ Genealogy : Sol Air >Aero Honduras

Aero Servicios (Trans Caribbean Airlines)   

Inactive 1957 - 1993

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AeroCaribe de Honduras (Honduras Air)   

Active 2009 - date

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Aerolineas Internacionales de Honduras   

Inactive **** - ****

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Aerolineas SOSA   

Active 1984 - date

^ Comments : Aerolineas SOSA was formed in 1984 & operations started on 30Jun1984

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Albacion   

Unsure 1989* - 1989*

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ANHSA (Aerovias Nacionales de Honduras SA)   

Inactive 1950 - 1989*

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Atlantic Airlines de Honduras   

Inactive 2001* - 2008

^ Comments : Atlantic Airlines de Honduras was founded in 2001. In Oct2008, it was shut down over allegations of corruption, and the bad safety reputation

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AVIAC (Aerovias Centroamericanas)   

Not started (2009)

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Aviatsa   

Active 2015 - date

^ Comments : Aviatsa commenced commercial operations using a pair of B737 Classics on 08Oct2015

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Blue Air Sea International Cargo   

Renamed 1986* - 1987

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^ Genealogy : Blue Air Sea International Cargo >Servicios Aereos Generales

Caribbean Air   

Inactive 1995 - 1998

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Central American Airlines   

Unsure 1923 - 1923*

^ Comments : Central American Airlines was formed by Dr. T.C. Pounds, an oculist from New York, in 1922 after he obtained a mail contract from the Honduran Govt

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Central American Airways   

Inactive 2007 - 2011

^ Comments : Central American Airways was founded in 2008 and ceased operations in 2011 after a crash that killed 14 people

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CM Airlines (Cielo Maya)   

Active 2008 - date

^ Comments : CM Airlines started operations in Aug2008

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EasySky   

Active 2011 - date

^ Comments : EasySky started operations on 09Sep2011

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Empresa Dean   

Unsure 1932* - 1934*

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Honduras International   

Unsure 1962* - 1962*

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Honduras National Airlines   

Unconfirmed (****)

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Islena Regional Airlines (Islena de Inversiones)  updated

Active 1981 - date

^ Comments : Islena Regional Airlines was founded by Arturo Alverado Wood in 1981 &.operations started on 31Mar1981. Scheduled and charter passenger flights to Iami and to destinations in Honduras and the Cayman Islands

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LAN (Lineas Aereas Nacionales de Honduras)   

Inactive 2001 - 2001

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Lanhsa (Línea Aérea Nacional de Honduras)   

Active 2011* - date

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LANSA (Lineas Aereas Nacionales SA)   

Unsure 1967 - 1979*

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Rollins Air   

Inactive 1995 - 2012

^ Comments : Rollins Air was an charter company operating domestic and international services since Apr1995. On 24Sep2012, its AOC was revoked

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SAHSA (Servicio Aereo de Hoduras S.A.)   

Renamed 1945 - 1991

^ Comments : SAHSA was founded on 08Oct1945 with the help of Pan American Airways & began operations on 22Oct1945. Merged with TAN to form TAN-SAHSA and then renamed back to SAHSA

^ Genealogy : TAN + SAHSA >>TAN-SAHSA >SAHSA

SAHSA (Servicio Aereo de Hoduras S.A.)   

Inactive 1991 - 1994

^ Comments : SAHSA was founded on 08Oct1945 with the help of Pan American Airways & began operations on 22Oct1945. Merged with TAN to form TAN-SAHSA and then renamed back to SAHSA

^ Genealogy : TAN + SAHSA >>TAN-SAHSA >SAHSA

Servicios Aereos Generales   

Inactive 1987 - 1989*

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^ Genealogy : Blue Air Sea International Cargo >Servicios Aereos Generales

SETCO (Servicios Ejecutivos Turisticos Commander)   

Unsure 1981^ - 2006*

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Sol Air (SolAir)(SunAir)   

Renamed 2002 - 2003

^ Comments : Aero Honduras was formed as Sol Air in 2002. It was acquired by Venezuelan operator Aeropostal in 2003 and renamed

^ Genealogy : Sol Air >Aero Honduras

TACA Airways (TACA de Honduras)   

Inactive 1933* - 1943*

^ Comments : TACA Airways was formed by the well known airline entrereneur, New Zealander Lowell Yerex in 1931, starting as a charter airline

^ Genealogy : TACA Airways

TACA El Salvador   

Renamed 1939 - 1960

^ Comments : Avianca El Salvador was founded in 1931 in Honduras & reorganised as TACA Airways in 1939. TACA merged with Avianca on 21May2013 & renamed Avianca El Salvador

^ Genealogy : TACA Airlines >TACA El Salvador >TACA International Airlines >Avianca El Salvador

TAN (Transportes Aereos Nacionales)  updated

Renamed 1947* - 1991

^ Comments : TAN was formed in 1947 by private investors to operate cargo flights by contract. Started domestic and international cargo operations and moved into scheduled cargo services in 1950 after the US granted the rights to Tegucigalpa-Miami. On 01Nov1991, Merged with SAHSA to form TAN-SAHSA and then renamed back to SAHSA

^ Genealogy : TAN + SAHSA >>TAN-SAHSA >SAHSA

TAN Carga   

Renamed 1989* - 1991

^ Comments : TAN Carga was the cargo branch of TAN. Merged into SAHSA

^ Genealogy : TAN Carga >>TAN-SAHSA >SAHSA

TAN-SAHSA   

Inactive 1990* - 1991

^ Comments : SAHSA was founded on 08Oct1945 with the help of Pan American Airways & began operations on 22Oct1945. Merged with TAN to form TAN-SAHSA and then renamed back to SAHSA

^ Genealogy : TAN + SAHSA >>TAN-SAHSA >SAHSA

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