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May 26, 2017 Caribbean American Airlines appears to have been founded around 1948 [airline confirmed]
May 10, 2017 Baltia Air Lines [status change] to be renamed USGlobal Airways [added]
May 8, 2017 Triple S Aviation was founded as charter carrier in 2006, based at Dallas Addison (ADS) [added]
Airline (due to system limitations, genealogy has been removed) Operating Dates Status

135 Airlines   

1995* - 1995* Status?

^ Comments : 135 Airlines was a Dallas based carrier

21 Air   

2014 - date Active

^ Comments : 21 Air (Greensboro) is a cargo carrier serving international charter markets in the Americas. Operations are with 2 ex-TAMPA Cargo B767-200(F)s

3E Airlines  updated in 2017

(2011) Began?

^ Comments : 3E Airlines was founded in Las Vegas, Nevada. Intended to specialise in long-haul, heavy-lift, and wide body ACMI cargo operation and ULD block-space agreements with our freight-partner network and customers

4 W Air   

2003* - 2003* Status?

^ Comments : 4 W Air was based in King Salmon, Alaska

40 Mile Air   

1959 - date Active

^ Comments : 40 Mile Airways was founded by Charles Warbelows in 1959 specialising in Alaskan wilderness trips out of Fairbanks, Alaska

A&A Holding   

1981* - 1983 Inactive

^ Comments :  

A.A.T. (American Air Taxi)   

1960 - 1974 Renamed

^ Comments :  

A-1 Aerial & Commercial Photo   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

A1 Air Charters   

**** - **** Renamed

^ Comments :  

AAA Action Air Carrier   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

AAA Air Enterprises   

1977* - 1986 Renamed

^ Comments : AAA Air Enterprises was formed in 1977 & 0perated from Omaha to points in Nebraska, Kansas City, Sioux Falls and Yankton, S.D. Purchased by Mid-Continent Airlines

AAI (Alaska Aeronautical Industries)   

1954 - 1987 Inactive

^ Comments :  

AAXICO   

1956 - 1965 Renamed

^ Comments : AAXICO was founded as American Air Export & Import Co in 1945

AB Express   

2000s Status?

^ Comments :  

Abbe Air Cargo   

2001 - 2003 Inactive

^ Comments : Abbe Air Cargo was an Alaska based DC.3 cargo operator

A-B-C Airlines   

1965* - 1966 Inactive

^ Comments : A-B-C Airlines operated Ontario-Fullerton-LA. Ceased operations

ABC Aviation   

1984* - 1997 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Aberdeen Flying Service   

1946* - date Active

^ Comments : Aberdeen Flying Service was formed in 1946

Able American Jets   

2000* - 2000* Status?

^ Comments :  

Able Aviation   

1997* - 1997* Status?

^ Comments :  

Absaroka Airways   

1994* - 2012* Inactive

^ Comments : Absaroka Airways was formed in 1994

ABX Air  updated in 2017

2003 - date Active

^ Comments : ABX AIR was formed in 1968 when AIRBORNE of CALIFORNIA and PACIFIC AIR FREIGHT of Seattle merged to form AIRBORNE FREIGHT CORPORATION. Name was changed on 01May1980 to AIRBORNE EXPRESS. Acquired MIDWEST AIR CHARTER and SKY COURIER in 1988. Renamed to current name in 2003 before it's acquisition by DHL. Extensive overnight package service fron it's hub in Wilmington, Ohio throughout the US and overseas

ACA (Atlantic Coast Airlines)   

1989 - 2004 Renamed

^ Comments : Independence Air started life as Atlantic Coast Airlines on 15Dec1989. It was announced on 19Nov2003 that ACA would rebrand to a lo-cost as Independence Air. Began on 16Jun2004 & ceased on 05Jan2006

ACA (Aviation Corporation of the Americas)   

1927 - 1932 Renamed

^ Comments : Juan Trippe formed Aviation Corporation of the Americas in 02Jun1927 & started opereations on 19Oct1927 [PAN AM was formed as Aviation Corp. of The Americas and operated as PAN AM AIRWAYS. Name was officially changed in 1931. Formed PACIFIC ALASKA AIRWAYS in 1931 and integrated it in in 1940*. Acquired AOA in 1950, NATIONAL AIRLINES in 1980 and RANSOME AIRLINES in 1986. Ransome Airlines was then renamed to PAN AM EXPRESS. Into bankruptcy in January and ceased operating on December 4th. PAN AM was the first airline to employ radio communications (1928) and the first to to make a global flight (1942). Pan Am was first operator of Fairchild FC-2 in 1927, Sikorsky S-36 in 1927, Sikorsky S-40 in 1932, Sikorsky S-42 in 1935, Martin M-130 in 1935, Boeing Model 314 in 1939, Boeing 306 Statoliner in 1940, Lockheed L.049 Constellation in 1946, Boeing Model 377 Stratocruiser in 1948, Douglas DC7 in 1955, Boeing B707-100 in 1958, Boeing B747-100 in 1969, and Boeing B747SP in 1976. Into bankruptcy in January and ceased operating on 04Dec1991]

Academy Airlines   

1979* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Accelerated Charter Express   

1983* - 1983* Status?

^ Comments :  

AccessAir   

1999 - 2001 Inactive

^ Comments : AccessAir was founded in 1997 & ceased operations on 27Feb2001

Ace Air Cargo Express   

1976 - 1982 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Ace Air Cargo Express   

2011* - date Active

^ Comments : Ace Air Cargo was formed as Yutana Airlines in 1987 & operations started on 30Jun1987. Renamed to Alaska Central Express in 1994 & to current name around 2011

Ace Aviation   

1979 - 2000* Status?

^ Comments :  

Ace Flight Center   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Ace Freighters   

1977* - 1977* Status?

^ Comments :  

Ace-Cargo Express   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

ACJet (Atlantic Coast Jet)   

2000 - 2003* Inactive

^ Comments : ACJet (Atlantic Coast Jet) was founded in 1999

ACM Aviation   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

ACS (Air Cartage Systems)   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

ACS Air Cargo   

1999* - 1999* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Action Air Cargo   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Action Airlines   

1979 - 2000* Status?

^ Comments : Action Airlines was formed in 1979

Active Aero Charter   

1999* - 2000* Status?

^ Comments :  

ADA   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

ADCO Airlines   

1989* - 1979* Status?

^ Comments :  

ADI Aerodynamics   

2011* - date Active

^ Comments : ADI Aerodynamics operates Embraer ERJ 145 aircraft on charter services

ADI Charter Services   

1959* - date Active

^ Comments :  

ADI Domestic Airlines   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Adirondack Airlines   

1991 - 1991 Inactive

^ Comments : Adirondack Airlines started operations in late Spring 1991. Started operations in Jun1991 & ceased in Dec1991

Adirondack Flying Service (Lake Placid Airways)   

2004* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Admiral Airlines   

1959 - 1962 Inactive

^ Comments : Admiral Airlines was a passenger charter company based in California, renamed from Quaker City Airways

Ads-Aloft   

1994* - 1995* Status?

^ Comments :  

Advance Aviation   

1978* - 1979* Status?

^ Comments :  

Advanced Air   

2016* - date Active

^ Comments : Advanced Air is a Hawthorne Airport based charter carrier

Advantage Airlines   

1992 - 1992* Status?

^ Comments :  

Adventure Air   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Adventure Airlines   

1995* - 1995* Status?

^ Comments :  

Adventure Aviation   

1995* - 1995* Status?

^ Comments :  

Adventurers   

1971* - 1971* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Aerial Applicators   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Aerial Retardant Delivery Company   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Aerial Transit   

1987* - 1990 Inactive

^ Comments : Aerial Transit was formed as Bellomy Lawson in 1983

Aerie Airlines   

1971* - 1979 Inactive

^ Comments : Aerie Airlines was established by Clyde Cook at Clarksville, Tennessee, in the spring of 1971. Services out of Clarksville, Tennesee and later out of Nashville

Aero Air   

2002* - 2003* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aero American Aviation   

1978* - 1978* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Aero Boise   

1995* - 1995* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aero Caribe   

1989* - 1989* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aero Charter   

1979* - date Active

^ Comments : Aero Enterprises, Inc. is founded by John J. Morgenthaler, Sr. in 1996. Aero Charter acquired Aero Enterprises in 1979

Aero Charter Nashville   

2000* - 2000* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aero Coach (Aviation International)   

1982 - 1991 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Aero Commuter  updated in 2017

1967 - 1969 Renamed

^ Comments : [GOLDEN WEST AIRLINES was founded as AERO COMMUTER AIRLINES at Long Beach, California. Took over CATALINA AIR LINES in 1967 (founded as AVALON AIR TRANSPORT). Merged with SKYMARK and CABLE COMMUTER in early 1969. Acquired LOS ANGELES AIRWAYS in 1971. Operated large network from the Bay Area to San Diego. Ceased operations in 1983]

Aero Contractors   

1979* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments : Aero Contractors was founded in 1979

Aero Controls   

2000* - date Active

^ Comments :  

Aero Corporation of California   

1926* - 1928* Inactive

^ Comments : The Aero Corporation of California was formed on 03Feb1926

Aero Dynamics   

1988* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aero Enterprises   

1966* - 1996 Renamed

^ Comments : Aero Enterprises, Inc. is founded by John J. Morgenthaler, Sr. in 1996. Aero Charter acquired Aero Enterprises in 1979

Aero Flight Services   

1990* - 1990* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aero Flite (Aeroflite)   

2004 - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aero Freight (Aero Executive)   

2004* - 2004* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aero Industries   

2004* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aero International Airlines   

1984 - 1987* Status?

^ Comments : Aero International Airlines was formed as Bahamas Caribbean Airlines and renamed to Air South in 1982. Adopted final name in 1984.

Aero Jet Services   

2000* - date Active

^ Comments :  

Aero Limited   

1919 - 1919 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Aero Retardents   

1972* - 1973* Renamed

^ Comments : Pacific Alaska Airlines was founded in 1972 as Aero Retardents

Aero Sacasa   

1976* - 1979* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Aero Service   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Aero Southwest   

1975* - 1975* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aero Spacelines   

1961* - 1993* Inactive

^ Comments : Aero Spacelines was formed in 1961 to move llarge load contracts out of California

Aero Taxi Rockford   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Aero Transit   

1978* - 1980* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aero Twin   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Aero Union   

1959 - 2006* Status?

^ Comments : Aero Union was formed in 1959, providing an air tanker firefighting fleet out of Chico, California

Aero USA   

1992* - 1994* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aeroamerica   

1974 - 1982 Inactive

^ Comments : Aeroamerica was founded as a US supplemental carrier in Aug1973 in Seattle. Ceased operations during late 1982, when the FAA grounded it for a maintenance violation

Aeroborne Enterprises   

(1980) Began?

^ Comments :  

Aeroceltic USA*   

1999* - 1999* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aeroclub International   

1971 - 1976 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Aero-Dyne Airlines   

1965 - 1979* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Aeroflex Corporation   

1958 - 1968 Status?

^ Comments :  

Aeroflight Executive Services   

1994* - 1995* Status?

^ Comments :  

AeroGenesis   

2001* - 2001* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aerolaska   

1982* - 1986 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Aerolessors (Aero Lessors)   

1966* - 1970 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Aeromarine Airways   

1921 - 1924 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Aero-Marine Enterprises   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Aeromarine Sightseeing and Navigation Company   

1920* - 1920 Renamed

^ Comments : Aeromarine Sightseeing and Navigation Company merged with Florida West Indies Airways to form Aeromarine West Indies

Aeromarine West Indies Airways   

1920 - 1921 Renamed

^ Comments : Aeromarine West Indies Airways commenced operations on 01Nov1920 with a flight from Key West, Florida, to Havana, Cuba

Aeromech   

1951 - 1971 Renamed

^ Comments : Aeromech Airlines was founded by Angelo C. Koukoulis in 1951 as Aeromech. Renamed in 1971 to current name . Merged with Wright Airlines (1966-1985*)

Aeromech Airlines   

1971 - 1983 Renamed

^ Comments : Aeromech Airlines was founded by Angelo C. Koukoulis in 1951 as Aeromech. Renamed in 1971 to current name . Merged with Wright Airlines (1966-1985*)

Aeron Aviation   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments : Unsure if Aeron Aviation is an airline

Aeron International Airlines   

1979 - 1989 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Aeronaut Air Services   

1966* - 1966* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aeronaut International Travel Club   

1971* - 1975 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Aeronautical Services   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Aero-Smith   

2000* - date Active

^ Comments :  

Aerosmith Airlines   

1967* - 1968 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Aerospace Travel Club   

1966 - 1966 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Aerostar   

1979* - 1984 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Aerosun International   

1978* - 1982 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Aero-Transit   

Late 1970s Status?

^ Comments :  

Aerovias North America   

1954* - 1955* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aerovias Sud Americana (ASA International Airlines)   

1947* - 1965 Renamed

^ Comments : Aerovias Sud Americana was founded in 1947

AEX Air   

2004* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

AFA   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

African Air Trans   

1986* - 1991* Inactive

^ Comments : African Air Trans was founded in 1986

African Cargo   

1989* - 1989* Status?

^ Comments :  

Afro-Latin Airways   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

AFS Airline (Arcata Flying Service)   

1982* - 1984* Status?

^ Comments :  

Ag Air   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Agile Air Service   

1998* - 1998* Status?

^ Comments :  

Ago Airways   

1990* - 1990* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aho Flying Service   

1930* - 1930* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air 1 (Air One)   

1983* - 1999* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air 21   

1995 - 1996 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air 4000   

1995 - 1997 Renamed

^ Comments : Han Airways was formed as Air 4000 and renamed before commencement of operations

Air Activities   

1955* - 1955* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Adventures   

1990s Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Alaska Cargo   

1986* - 1998* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Alpha America   

1996* - 1996* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air America   

1982 - 1982 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Air America   

1989 - 1990 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air America   

2004* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air America Freight   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Air America West   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air American   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Air Americana   

1965 - 1981* Status?

^ Comments : Air Americana was founded in 1947 as Aerovias Sud Americana

Air Americana   

1988* - 1988* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Americas   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Air Arkansas (Arkansas Airlines)   

1976* - 1977* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Associates   

1972* - 1972 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Astro   

1968* - 1971* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Atlanta   

1984 - 1987 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Atlantic   

(1997) Began?

^ Comments :  

Air Atlantic   

1976* - 1979* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Atlantic   

1979* - 1981* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Atlantic Seaplanes   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Aurora   

1988* - 1988* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Bahia   

1979* - 1980* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Bama   

1978* - 1979* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Berlin   

1979 - 1991 Renamed

^ Comments : airberlin was formed as a US charter company in Portland, Oregon & started operations on 28Apr1979 as Air Berlin. Established as a German carrier on 16Apr1991

Air Borealis   

(1979) Began?

^ Comments :  

Air Caledonia   

Pre 1977 Status?

^ Comments :  

Air California  updated in 2017

1967 - 1981 Renamed

^ Comments : AirCal was formed as Air California in 1967 with its first flight on 16Jan1967. Renamed on 06Apr1987 & ceased operations on 01Jul1987, merging into American [AMERICAN AIRLINES was formed as AMERICAN AIRWAYS in 1930. AA acquired AMERICAN EXPORT AIRLINES in 1945, TRANS CARIBBEAN AIRWAYS in 1971, AIR CAL in 1986, RENO AIR in 2000 and TWA in 2001].

Air Calypso*   

1974* - 1974* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Cape   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Cardinal   

1981* - 1982* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Carga   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Air Cargo America   

1988* - 1988* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Cargo Carriers   

1986 - date Active

^ Comments : Air Cargo Carriers was founded in 1986 by Jim Germek & operations started on 30Jun1986

Air Cargo Enterprises   

1975 - 1977* Renamed

^ Comments :  

Air Cargo Express   

1995 - 1995* Renamed

^ Comments :  

Air Cargo Express   

1995* - date Active

^ Comments :  

Air Cargo Hawaii   

1977* - 1992* Status?

^ Comments : Air Cargo Hawaii was formed in 1973 by Harry' T. Snow Jr as Air Distribution

Air Cargo International   

1973* - 1977* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Cargo Masters   

1998* - 1999* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Cargo Masters   

2003* - 2004* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Cargo Support   

1973* - 1982* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Cargo Systems   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Air Cargo Transport   

1945 - 1948 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Cargo*   

(1969*) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Air Cargo, Inc   

1941 - 1944 Inactive

^ Comments : Air Cargo formed on 14Mar1941 by United, American, TWA and Eastern to deliver freight. Began operations in Dec1941 and ceased in Nov1944

Air Carolina (Florence Airlines)  updated in 2017

1967 - 1980 Renamed

^ Comments : Air Carolina (Florence Airlines) was based in Florence, S.C. Purchased by ATLANTIS AIRLINES (1978-1989) [Metro Express was formed by the CEO of Metro Airlines to provide code-shared feeder service for Eastern Airlines at Atlanta. Flights began on 02Apr1984 as Eastern Metro Express with Jetstream 31s. The company was soon sold to Metro Airlines Inc. On 15Feb1989 it acquired Atlantis Airlines, which also was operating as Eastern Express. The airline ceased operations on 18Jan1991 when Eastern Air Lines closed]

Air Carriage   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Carrier Transport   

1946* - 1946* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Carriers   

1989* - 2003 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Carriers Express Services   

1985* - 1985* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Casino   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Catalina   

1965 - 1976* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Central   

1972* - 1973* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Central   

1978* - 1980 Renamed

^ Comments : Trans-Central Airlines was reformed from Air Central of Enid, Oklahoma, and began operation on 01Jun1980

Air Central (Oklahoma)   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Cerberus   

2005* - 2005* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Chaparral   

1980 - 1983 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Chariot   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Charter   

1999* - 2000* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Charter   

2004* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Charter Express   

2007* - 2009* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Charter of Virginia   

2000* - 2000* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Charter Service   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Charter Service   

1968* - 1972* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Charter West   

1974 - 1977 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Air Charters*   

1999* - 1999* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Chicago   

1982 - 1982* Status?

^ Comments : Air Chicago was formed early in 1981 to operate low-fare, high-frequency scheduled passenger services from Chicago's under-used Midway Airport

Air Chicago Freight   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Air Chico   

1980* - 1982 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Choice One   

2006* - date Active

^ Comments : Air Choice One was founded in 1979 as the Multi-Aero Corporation a family owned and operated business since its inception

Air Colorado   

**** - **** Renamed

^ Comments :  

Air Colorado   

1980* - 1980* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Commuter   

1967* - 1968 Renamed

^ Comments : Air Commuter was founded by Arthur King and F. Jerome Tone. Operated out of Cleveland. Merged into Wright Airlines

Air Commuter Airlines   

1968* - 1972* Status?

^ Comments : Air Commuter Airlines was founded by Norman Anderson in Grand Island, Nebraska in 1968

Air Commuter Express (Airgo)   

1978* - 1979* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Commuting   

(1947*) Began?

^ Comments :  

Air Continental   

1979* - 1984* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Contract Cargo   

1983 - 1992 Renamed

^ Comments : Gulf & Caribbean Cargo was established and started operations as Air Contract Cargo in 1983 and was renamed to Contract Air Cargo in 1992. Rebranded to current name in 2005

Air Cortez (Schlick Air Service)   

1977 - 1987 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Cortez International (Toucan Air)   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Courier   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Crestmont   

1980 - 1980 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Crews & Maintenance Inc.   

1968* - 1971* Status?

^ Comments : Air Crews & Maintenance Inc. was a scheduled air taxi services to points in Florida, and certificated on 23Sep1968. An air mail route between Waycross, Atlanta and Macon in Georgia operated

Air Cruise America   

1996* - 1996* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Del   

2001* - 2001* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Den   

2004* - 2004* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Des   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Direct (Rhinelander Flying Services)   

2004* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Distribution   

1973 - 1975 Renamed

^ Comments : Air Cargo Hawaii was formed in 1973 by Harry' T. Snow Jr as Air Distribution

Air East   

1967* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air East   

1969* - 1971* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air East   

1970* - 1974* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air East Airlines   

1979 - 1980 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Enterprises   

1966* - 1968 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Enterprises   

1969* - 1971* Renamed

^ Comments :  

Air Exchange   

1988* - 1988* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Excursions  added in 2017

2013* - 2013* Renamed

^ Comments : [Alaska Seaplanes was founded in 1997 by Craig and Aral Loken. In 2011, the Lokens sold Alaska Seaplanes to former Wings of Alaska managers Mike Stedman and Kent Craford. The next year the partners expanded into the wheel plane market with the acquisition of Air Excursions, a long-time Gustavus based air taxi company founded by Steve Wilson and later owned by veteran pilot/mechanic Mike Loverink. In the Spring of 2013, the two sister companies united their operations under one brand--Alaska Seaplanes. The company carries passengers, freight, US mail and UPS shipments and also offers charter flights throughout Southeast Alaska]

Air Exec Ontario   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Executive   

1968* - 1969* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Express   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Express (Corporation)   

1932 - 1933 Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Express International   

1980* - 1989* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Express International   

2004* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Ferries   

1930 - 1935 Inactive

^ Comments : Christofferson Air Ferry was renamed to Air Ferries Formed by Silas Christofferson & Weldon B Cooke operating San Francisco-Oakland. Closed by the opening of the Bay Bridge

Air First Aviation Companies   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Air Fleets (AirFleets)   

1970* - 1971 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Flite Operations   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Air Florida   

(2015) Began?

^ Comments : Air Florida filed for registration of all logos and indicia of the iconic carrier (Air Florida 1st, 1971-1984) but never started operations

Air Florida   

1972 - 1984 Renamed

^ Comments : Air Florida began operations on 29Sep1972 & suspended all their flights after going bankrupt on 03Jul1984

Air Florida   

2003* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Florida Airlines   

1997* - 2000* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Florida Express   

1999* - 1999* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Florida Sunshine   

1967* - 1967* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Freight   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Air Freight   

1974 - 1975 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Freight International   

1990* - 1992* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Freighters International   

**** - **** Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Gemini (Gemini Airlines)   

1976* - 1978* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air General   

1967* - 1967* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Global International   

2001* - 2001* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Grand Canyon   

1979 - date Active

^ Comments :  

Air Grand Canyon-Yosemite   

1945* - 1945* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Great Lakes   

1981 - 1982* Status?

^ Comments : Air Great Lakes was originally founded by Gil Chcone as Priority Air Freight Co. Renamed to PAFCO (1979*-1979). Purchased by Joe Vallee and renamed to Skytrain Airlines in 1979 and then to present name in 1981

Air Gumbo   

(2009) Began?

^ Comments :  

Air Hawaii   

1977 - 1983* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Hawaii (Jet-Air Hawaii)   

1967* - 1970* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Hemet   

1984* - 1985 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Air Holiday   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Air Hyannis   

1977 - 1981 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Idaho   

1974 - 1975 Inactive

^ Comments : Air Idaho was a short lived airline, which was based in Twin Falls Idaho. From 1974 to Dec1975 it served Sun Valley and Twin Falls. Had Trans Magic Airlines merge in

Air Illinois (Illinois Airways)   

1970 - 1984 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Indiana   

1979* - 1979* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Interamericana   

1969 - 1970 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air International   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Air International  updated in 2017

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments : Texas registered. Unsure if airline

Air International Airlines   

1978* - 1979* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Iowa   

1971* - 1974 Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Irvine   

1982* - 1983 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Air Island Air   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Juneau   

2001* - 2001* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Kaman   

1972* - 1972* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Kentucky   

1974 - 1989 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Ketchum  updated in 2017

1999 - 2000* Status?

^ Comments : Air Ketchum began scheduled commuter flights in the summer of 1999 between its base at Sun Valley and Boise, Idaho. It Flew a King Air for its eight weekly roundtrips

Air LA   

1988 - 1995 Inactive

^ Comments : AIR LA was founded as a charter airline Greater Pacific Airways. Merged with Air Resort Airlines (1982*-1990) but continued under it's own name. Acquired Capitol Air in 1991

Air Laughlin   

2004* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Lease   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Air Lift Alaska   

2013* - date Active

^ Comments : Air Lift Alaska is licensed by the State of Alaska and the Federal Aviation Administration to provide aircraft passenger and freight service

Air Lincoln   

1982* - 1982 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Lines   

1964* - 1965* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Link Airlines   

1981* - 1984* Status?

^ Comments : AIR LINK was formed as Valley Airpark. Operated Denver-Steamboat Springs-Fort Collins. Purchased Fort Collins Flying Service (1981*-1981).

Air Link Airways   

1986* - 1988* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Link Corporation   

1981 - 1981* Renamed

^ Comments : AIR LINK was formed as Valley Airpark. Operated Denver-Steamboat Springs-Fort Collins. Purchased Fort Collins Flying Service (1981*-1981).

Air Logistics   

1980* - 1982* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Logistics   

1986* - 1988* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Luther   

(****) Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Madura   

2010* - 2010* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Manmia   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Air MarBrisa (Strong Arm Air Cargo)   

2002 - date Active

^ Comments :  

Air Marc   

1984 - 1985* Status?

^ Comments : Air Marc was founded as Eastman Airways. Operated Albany Park, N.J.-JFK Airport

Air Mercury (Mercury Air Cargo Inc)   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Metro Airlines   

1975* - 1976* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Miami   

1977 - 1980 Renamed

^ Comments : North American Airlines was formed as Air Miami. Flew CASA 212 aircraft out of Miami but eventually ceased operations.

Air Michigan   

1969 - 1972 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Michigan Airlines   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Mid East   

1968* - 1968 Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Mid-America Airlines   

1969* - 1973* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Mideast   

1991* - 1991 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Air Midway   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Midwest   

1969 - 2008 Inactive

^ Comments : Air Midwest was a Commuter airline formed as Aviation Services (1967-1969) by Gary M. Adamson. Merged with Scheduled Skyways (1953-1985). Ceased operation on 30Jun2008

Air Midwest   

1986* - 1987 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Air Midwest Skyways   

1984* - 1985* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Milwaukee   

1985 - 1985 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Missouri   

1976 - 1979* Status?

^ Comments : Air Missouri was founded as Horizon Airways in 1969. Operated out of Kirksville, Montana

Air Mohawk   

1980 - 1980 Renamed

^ Comments : Erie International Airways was formed as Air Mohawk

Air Molokai   

1985* - 1990* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Molokai-Tropic Airlines   

1967* - 1985* Renamed

^ Comments :  

Air Nashua   

1975* - 1975* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air National   

1982* - 1982* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air National   

1984 - 1985 Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Nebraska   

1976* - 1981* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Nevada   

1969 - 1970 Inactive

^ Comments : Hawthorne-Nevada Airlines assumed the operations of Nevada Airlines in 1964. Was also registered as Mineral County Airlines

Air Nevada   

1974 - 1998 Renamed

^ Comments : Pacific Wings started operations in 1974 as Air Nevada

Air Nevada   

2004* - 2004* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air New England   

1970 - 1981 Inactive

^ Comments : Air New England was formed as a privately owned scheduled commuter airline by Joseph C. Whitney. redesignated as a regional airline in Jan. 1975. Purchased Cape & Island Flight Service in 1970

Air New Mexico   

1980 - 1980* Status?

^ Comments : Air New Mexico was formed as Zia Airlines in 1972

Air New Orleans   

1983* - 1988 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air New Ulm   

1973* - 1977 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air New York   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Niagara   

1978 - 1984 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air North   

1970 - 1983 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Air North   

1973 - 1984 Renamed

^ Comments : Anchorage based Liberty Air was formed by the purchase and merger of Air North and Valdez Airlines but quickly went bankrupt

Air North America   

(1980s) Began?

^ Comments : Air North America was formed as Air United States

Air Now   

2004* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments : Air Now was renamed from (Business Air. dba American Eagle Business

Air Oasis   

1962* - 1964* Status?

^ Comments : Air Oasis was a DC3 operator in California

Air of Vermont   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air O'Hare   

1974* - 1975* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Olympia   

1981* - 1982 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Omni   

(1980) Began?

^ Comments :  

Air One   

1981* - 1984 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air One Express   

2004* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Oregon   

1977 - 1982 Renamed

^ Comments : Horizon Air acquired Air Oregon on 17Jun1982

Air Pac   

1982* - 1982 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Air Pacific   

1979 - 1980 Renamed

^ Comments : Air Pacific was founded as Eureka Aero Industries in 1970

Air Pacific   

1982 - 1986 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Pacific Northwest   

1993 - 1994* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Pennsylvania   

1981* - 1982 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Pony Express (Boyington Aviation)   

2003 - 2005 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Priority   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Air Rajneesh   

1985* - 1985 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Regency (Regency Airlines)   

1997 - 1997 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Reno X   

(2007*) Began?

^ Comments :  

Air Resorts Airlines (Flight Trails)   

1975* - 2000* Inactive

^ Comments : Air Resorts Airlines was scheduled passenger service operating Convairs and based in Carlsbad, California. Merged with Air LA but retained own name. Eventually ceased operating.

Air Rovers   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Ruidoso   

1988* - 1989* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Safaris   

1985* - 1996 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air San Jose   

1970 - 1970 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air San Juan   

1970* - 1970* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air San Juan   

1990* - 1991* Status?

^ Comments : Air San Juan was founded as ChartAir by Chris & Jamie Marsden after demise of San Juan Airlines. Based at Friday Harbor, Washington

Air San Luis   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Sedona   

1983* - 1988* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Serv International   

1995* - date Active

^ Comments :  

Air Service   

2002* - 2002* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Service of New England   

1928* - 1928* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Services   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Air Shannon   

1966* - 1967 Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Sierra   

1980* - 1980* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air South   

1968 - 1980 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Air South   

1981* - 1982* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air South   

1982 - 1984 Renamed

^ Comments : Aero International Airlines was formed as Bahamas Caribbean Airlines and renamed to Air South in 1982. Adopted final name in 1984.

Air South   

1994 - 1997 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air South Westward Aviation   

1994* - 1995* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Southwest   

1967* - 1971 Renamed

^ Comments : Air Southwest was incorporated by Herb Kelleher and Rollin King on 15Mar1967 & changes its name to Southwest Airlines on 29Mar1971

Air Speed   

1974* - 1975* Renamed

^ Comments :  

Air Spirit   

1983* - 1984* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Sunshine  updated in 2017

1982 - date Active

^ Comments : Air Sunshine is a Ft Lauderdale based scheduled operator

Air Sunshine (Key West Airlines)   

1974 - 1979 Inactive

^ Comments : Air Sunshine also operated as Key West Airlines

Air Support   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments : Virginia registered. Unsure if airline

Air Tahoma   

1995 - 2009 Inactive

^ Comments : Air Tahomas' AOC was finally revoked in Jan2009

Air Tankers   

1974* - 1974* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Taos   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Taxi   

1969* - 1969* Renamed

^ Comments : Florence Airlines was renamed from Air Taxi. Operated out of Florence, South Carolina

Air Taxi Associates   

1964 - 1965 Renamed

^ Comments : Ocean Airways was founded as Air Taxi Associates. Renamed to Eastern Air Taxi in 1965. In 1966 renamed to Piper Twinairt hen Monmouth Airlines & Ocean Airways in 1979

Air Taxi International   

1989* - 1997* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Taxi Service   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Air Tejas   

1994* - 2012* Status?

^ Comments : Air Tejas was formed in 1994

Air Texana   

1980* - 1981* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Texas   

1968 - 1970 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Texas Airways   

1980* - 1980* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Today   

1988* - 1988* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Tours  updated in 2017

1953* - 1962 Renamed

^ Comments : [ERIE ISLE AIRWAYS was founded by Milton 'Red' Hersberger in 1929. Renamed to SKYTOURS in 1947. AIR TOURS was absorbed in 1962 and the airline was renamed to ISLAND AIRLINES in 1962 when taken over by Fords].

Air Tours   

1979* - 1980 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Air Track   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Air Traders International   

1980 - 1980 Inactive

^ Comments : crashed a Lockheed Constellation at Columbus Bakalar Airport, Columbus, Indiana in 1980

Air Traffic Service   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Air Trails   

1981* - 1981* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Train   

1983* - 1989 Inactive

^ Comments : Air Train was a Part 204 commuter air carrier based in San Jose, California. Eventually ceased operations

Air Trans Commuter   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Transit   

1959 - 1968 Status?

^ Comments : Air Transat was founded on Dec1986 & made its inaugural flight on 14Nov1987, travelling from Montreal to Acapulco

Air Transport Associates  updated in 2017

1948 - 1957 Inactive

^ Comments : Air Transport Associates was founded in 1948 & provided irregular scheduled passenger services between Seattle and various points in Alaska using C-46s

Air Transport Carriers (California Central Airlines)   

1946 - 1954 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Transport Corporation   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Transport Services   

1984* - 1988 Inactive

^ Comments : Air Transport Services was based at Kodiak and it's assets were acquired by PenAir

Air Transportation   

1995* - 1995* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Travel   

1946 - 1946 Renamed

^ Comments : ONA started as Air Travel in 1946 and was renamed Calasia Air Transport the same year. ONA was established & commenced operations in Jun1950, ceasing operations on 14Sep1978

Air Travelers Club   

1972 - 1974 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Trek   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Trine   

1976* - 1977* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air U.S.   

1978 - 1984 Renamed

^ Comments : Air U.S. started operations in Riverton, Wyoming and later moved to Denver, Colorado. They flew to Gillete, Sheridan, Cody, Worland and Casper. When U.S. Air started flying into Denver, they bought the Air U.S. name to avoid any confusion on the U.S. Air brand name. After they purchased the name, Air U.S. name changed to Excellair on 16Jan1984

Air United States (Air US)   

1980 - 1982 Renamed

^ Comments : Air North America was formed as Air United States

Air Unlimited   

2016 - date Active

^ Comments : Air Unlimited - Trans Northern Airways, LLC d/b/a Air Unlimited Charter Services is located in Sanford, Florida. Commenced operations in 2016

Air Vantage Airlines   

1993 - 1996* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Vector Airways   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Vectors Airways   

1979* - 1985* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Vegas   

1971 - 2005 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Venturers   

1966* - 1967* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Vermont   

1981* - 1984 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Vero   

1978* - 1979* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air Via   

(1980s) Began?

^ Comments :  

Air Virginia   

1979 - 1986 Renamed

^ Comments : Air Virginia was founded by Rodney Jeager (ex-Cardinal Airlines). Sold to Dimitri Nicholas in 1984 and renamed to AVair.

Air Vulcan   

**** - **** Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air Washington   

1971* - 1972* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air West   

1968 - 1970 Renamed

^ Comments : Bonanza Air Lines gets CAB approval to merge with Pacific Air Lines & West Coast Airlines to form Air West on 17Apr1968. Completed on 01Jul1968

Air West   

1984* - 1985* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Air West Airlines   

1993* - 1994* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air West Charter   

1994* - 1994* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air West International   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Air Wisconsin   

1965 - date Active

^ Comments : Air Wisconsin was founded as Fox Cities Airlines in 1963. Took over the routes abandoned by North Central Airlines. Started operations on 23Aug1965

AirAtlantic Airlines   

1979 - 1979 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Airbama   

1978* - 1979* Status?

^ Comments :  

Airborne Cargo Lines (Airborne Transport)   

1946 - 1949 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Airborne Express (ABX)  updated in 2017

1980 - 2003 Renamed

^ Comments : [ABX AIR was formed in 1968 when AIRBORNE of CALIFORNIA and PACIFIC AIR FREIGHT of Seattle merged to form AIRBORNE FREIGHT CORPORATION. Name was changed on 01May1980 to AIRBORNE EXPRESS. Acquired MIDWEST AIR CHARTER and SKY COURIER in 1988. Renamed to current name in 2003 before it's acquisition by DHL. Extensive overnight package service fron it's hub in Wilmington, Ohio throughout the US and overseas

Airborne Flower Traffic Association of California  updated in 2017

1946* - 1968 Renamed

^ Comments : [ABX AIR was formed in 1968 when AIRBORNE of CALIFORNIA and PACIFIC AIR FREIGHT of Seattle merged to form AIRBORNE FREIGHT CORPORATION. Name was changed on 01May1980 to AIRBORNE EXPRESS. Acquired MIDWEST AIR CHARTER and SKY COURIER in 1988. Renamed to current name in 2003 before it's acquisition by DHL. Extensive overnight package service fron it's hub in Wilmington, Ohio throughout the US and overseas]

Airborne Transport   

1948* - 1948* Status?

^ Comments :  

Airbourne Charter   

2002* - 2002* Status?

^ Comments :  

Airbourne Freight Company  updated in 2017

1968 - 1980 Renamed

^ Comments : [ABX AIR was formed in 1968 when AIRBORNE of CALIFORNIA and PACIFIC AIR FREIGHT of Seattle merged to form AIRBORNE FREIGHT CORPORATION. Name was changed on 01May1980 to AIRBORNE EXPRESS. Acquired MIDWEST AIR CHARTER and SKY COURIER in 1988. Renamed to current name in 2003 before it's acquisition by DHL. Extensive overnight package service fron it's hub in Wilmington, Ohio throughout the US and overseas]

AirCal   

1981 - 1987 Renamed

^ Comments : AirCal was formed as Air California in 1967 with its first flight on 16Jan1967. Renamed on 06Apr1987 & ceased operations on 01Jul1987, merging into American

Aircharter World   

1994* - 1994* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aircore Aviation   

(1980s) Began?

^ Comments :  

Aircraft Charter Company   

1930* - 1930* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aircraft Charter Group   

1990s Status?

^ Comments :  

AirEast   

2003* - 2003* Status?

^ Comments :  

AirExec   

1973* - 1975* Status?

^ Comments :  

Airfleets   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Airgo Air Freight   

1981* - 1981* Status?

^ Comments :  

Air-Iraq   

(2009) Began?

^ Comments :  

Air-Lift Commuter   

1976* - 1988* Status?

^ Comments :  

Airlift International   

1964 - 1993 Inactive

^ Comments : Airlift International was formed as Riddle Aviation in 1945. Acquired United States Airlines in 1951. Renamed to Riddle Airlines in 1952. Acquired fleets and assets of Slick Airways in 1968

Airline Feeder System   

1937 - 1939 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Airline of the Americas (UltrAir)   

1992 - 1993 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Airline Transport Carriers   

1947* - 1951* Status?

^ Comments : Airline Transport Carriers was formed in 1947

Airline4.0   

(2015) Began?

^ Comments : Airline4.0 was founded in 2014 in Las Vegas

Airliners of America   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Airlink (PHA Inc.)   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Airmarc Airlines   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Airmark Airlines (Airmark Aviation)   

1991 - 1993 Renamed

^ Comments : Airmark Aviation, founded in 1991, changed its name in 1993 to Transtar Airlines but only operated for a few months and closed in 1993

AirMobile   

1998* - 1998* Status?

^ Comments :  

Airmotive Enterprises   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

AirMove   

1996 - 1996* Status?

^ Comments :  

Airnet Express   

1996* - date Active

^ Comments : Airnet Express was formerly known as US Check Airlines. Acquired Midway Aviation in 1996 plus Pacific Air Charter, Express Convenience Center & Data Air Courier

Airnews   

1949* - 1951 Inactive

^ Comments :  

AirNow   

1999 - 2011 Inactive

^ Comments :  

AirOne   

1998 - 2002 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Airpac   

1978* - 1986* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Airpac Airlines   

1976* - date Active

^ Comments : Airpac Airlines was formed in 1976

Airpack   

1986* - 1986* Status?

^ Comments :  

Airplane Charter by Mercer   

1946 - 1955 Renamed

^ Comments :  

AirPortland (Air Portland)   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Airscan Pacific   

2004* - 2005* Status?

^ Comments :  

Airserv International   

1985* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Airship Airways  updated in 2017

1998 - 2000 Renamed

^ Comments : Planet Airways was founded in 1997 & commenced operations 1998 as Airship Airways. Renamed & started operations in 2000 & ceased on 15May2005. Ft. Lauderdale based charter airline with services within North and Latin America

Airspeed Hawaii   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Airspur Helicopters   

1982* - 1984 Renamed

^ Comments : In 1984, Evergreen acquired Airspur Helicopters, the Los Angeles area commuter helicopter service that Evergreen had previously been operating on behalf of Westland Inc., a subsidiary of the British helicopter manufacturer

Airstar   

1967* - 1967* Status?

^ Comments :  

Airstar   

1995 - 1995* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Airswiss   

1988* - 1999* Status?

^ Comments :  

Airtime Corp.   

(1979) Unconfirmed

^ Comments : Airtime Corp. was an ATL Carvair operator but unsure if airline

AirTrain Airlines   

1993* - 1995 Renamed

^ Comments : Airtrain Airlines was founded in 1993 & changed name to Jettrain in 1996, closed in 1996. Domestic scheduled passenger services out of Pittsburgh

AirTran   

1995 - 2014 Renamed

^ Comments : AIRTRAN was formed as CONQUEST SUN AIRLINES in 1994. Renamed to AIRTRAN AIRWAYS and then to AIRTRAN. VALUJET merged in in 1997. First operator of the B717 in 1999 AirTran operated its last flight on 28Dec2014 & merged into Southwest Airlines on 28Dec2014

AirTran Airways   

1997 - 1997 Renamed

^ Comments : ValuJet commenced operations 26Oct1993 & was renamed to AirTran Airways on 24Sep1997. Renamed again to AirTran on 17Nov1997 [AIRTRAN was formed as CONQUEST SUN AIRLINES in 1994. Renamed to AIRTRAN AIRWAYS and then to AIRTRAN. VALUJET merged in in 1997. First operator of the B717 in 1999 AirTran operated its last flight on 28Dec2014 & merged into Southwest Airlines on 28Dec2014]

AirTran JetConnect   

2002 - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Airtransit   

1959* - 1967 Status?

^ Comments :  

Airvantage   

1981 - 1997* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Airvia Transportation Company   

1929 - 1929 Inactive

^ Comments : Airvia Transportation Company operated between New York & Boston with Savoia Marchetti S-55s

Airvia Transportation Company   

1929* - 1929* Status?

^ Comments :  

Airway Express   

1988* - 1988* Status?

^ Comments :  

Airway Transport   

1991* - 1991* Status?

^ Comments :  

Airways International   

1985* - 1996* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Airways of New Mexico   

1977* - 1984 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Airwing International   

(1980s) Began?

^ Comments :  

AirX America   

2017 > Planned

^ Comments : Elite Business Aircraft is a small business service company in Auburndale, Florida. It opened in 2007. To be renamed to AirX America

AIT Freight Systems   

(1998*) Began?

^ Comments :  

Akland Helicopters   

1980* - 1986 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Akron-Canton Airlines   

(1980s) Began?

^ Comments :  

Aladdin Air   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Alair (Anniston Executive Aviation)   

1977* - 1979* Status?

^ Comments :  

Alamo Airways   

1966* - 1968* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Alamo Commuter Airlines   

1979* - 1980* Status?

^ Comments :  

Alamo Jet*   

1998* - 1998* Status?

^ Comments :  

Alaska Aerial Transportation Company   

1924 - 1924* Status?

^ Comments :  

Alaska Air Service   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Alaska Air Taxi (Airtaxi)   

1995* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Alaska Air Transit   

2008* - date Active

^ Comments : Alaska Air Transit is an Anchorage based air charter carrier

Alaska Air Transport  updated in 2017

1935 - 1939 Renamed

^ Comments : Alaska Air Transport was established in 1935 by Shell Simmons. Juneau based airline operating Lockheed Vega aircraft. Merged with MARINE AIRWAYS of Alaska to form ALASKA COASTAL AIRLINES [ALASKA AIRLINES was formed as McGEE AIRWAYS on 30Jun1932. McGEE AIRWAYS then merged with STAR AIR SERVICES to form STAR AIRWAYS. The name was changed to ALASKA STAR AIRLINES in 1932. Alaska Airlines name was adopted on 02May1944 from Alaska Star Airlines & it commenced operations on 06Jun1944. Acquired ALASKA COASTAL-ELLIS AIRLINES in 1968, CORDOBA AIRLINES in 1968, MIROW AIR SERVICE, POLLACK FLYING SERVICE, LAVERY AIRWAYS, JET AMERICA in 1987 and SAN JUAN in 1989. Code shared with ERA Av. known as Jet Alaska. First commercial operator of Lockheed L.100 in 1965 and launch customer for B737-900 (2001). Only airline to operate both CV880 and CV990. Regional carrier based at SeaTac, Washington State]

Alaska Airlines  updated in 2017

1944 - date Active

^ Comments : ALASKA AIRLINES was formed as McGEE AIRWAYS on 30Jun1932. McGEE AIRWAYS then merged with STAR AIR SERVICES to form STAR AIRWAYS. The name was changed to ALASKA STAR AIRLINES in 1932. Alaska Airlines name was adopted on 02May1944 from Alaska Star Airlines & it commenced operations on 06Jun1944. Acquired ALASKA COASTAL-ELLIS AIRLINES in 1968, CORDOBA AIRLINES in 1968, MIROW AIR SERVICE, POLLACK FLYING SERVICE, LAVERY AIRWAYS, JET AMERICA in 1987 and SAN JUAN in 1989. Code shared with ERA Av. known as Jet Alaska. First commercial operator of Lockheed L.100 in 1965 and launch customer for B737-900 (2001). Only airline to operate both CV880 and CV990. Regional carrier based at SeaTac, Washington State

Alaska Airways   

**** - **** Inactive

^ Comments :  

Alaska Cargo   

2004* - 2004* Status?

^ Comments :  

Alaska Central Airways   

1974 - 1981 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Alaska Central Express   

1994 - 2011* Renamed

^ Comments : Ace Air Cargo was formed as Yutana Airlines in 1987 & operations started on 30Jun1987. Renamed to Alaska Central Express in 1994 & to current name around 2011

Alaska Coastal Airlines  updated in 2017

1939 - 1965 Renamed

^ Comments : ALASKA COASTAL AIRLINES was formed by the merger of ALASKA AIR TRANSPORT and MARINE AIRWAYS. Acquired ALASKA ISLAND AIRWAYS in 1954. Merged with ELLIS AIRLINES to form ALASKA COASTAL-ELLIS AIRLINES [ALASKA AIRLINES was formed as McGEE AIRWAYS on 30Jun1932. McGEE AIRWAYS then merged with STAR AIR SERVICES to form STAR AIRWAYS. The name was changed to ALASKA STAR AIRLINES in 1932. Alaska Airlines name was adopted on 02May1944 from Alaska Star Airlines & it commenced operations on 06Jun1944. Acquired ALASKA COASTAL-ELLIS AIRLINES in 1968, CORDOBA AIRLINES in 1968, MIROW AIR SERVICE, POLLACK FLYING SERVICE, LAVERY AIRWAYS, JET AMERICA in 1987 and SAN JUAN in 1989. Code shared with ERA Av. known as Jet Alaska. First commercial operator of Lockheed L.100 in 1965 and launch customer for B737-900 (2001). Only airline to operate both CV880 and CV990. Regional carrier based at SeaTac, Washington State]

Alaska Coastal-Ellis Airlines  updated in 2017

1965 - 1968 Renamed

^ Comments : [ALASKA COASTAL AIRLINES was formed by the merger of ALASKA AIR TRANSPORT and MARINE AIRWAYS. Acquired ALASKA ISLAND AIRWAYS in 1954. Merged with ELLIS AIRLINES to form ALASK COASTAL-ELLIS AIRLINES] [ALASKA AIRLINES was formed as McGEE AIRWAYS on 30Jun1932. McGEE AIRWAYS then merged with STAR AIR SERVICES to form STAR AIRWAYS. The name was changed to ALASKA STAR AIRLINES in 1932. Alaska Airlines name was adopted on 02May1944 from Alaska Star Airlines & it commenced operations on 06Jun1944. Acquired ALASKA COASTAL-ELLIS AIRLINES in 1968, CORDOBA AIRLINES in 1968, MIROW AIR SERVICE, POLLACK FLYING SERVICE, LAVERY AIRWAYS, JET AMERICA in 1987 and SAN JUAN in 1989. Code shared with ERA Av. known as Jet Alaska. First commercial operator of Lockheed L.100 in 1965 and launch customer for B737-900 (2001). Only airline to operate both CV880 and CV990. Regional carrier based at SeaTac, Washington State]

Alaska Flying Tours   

2001* - 2001* Status?

^ Comments : Alaska Flying Tours was a Fairbanks based tour service operator

Alaska Inland Airways   

1930* - 1930* Status?

^ Comments :  

Alaska International Air   

1972 - 1984 Renamed

^ Comments : MarkAir was formed in 1946 as Interior Airways, and operated as such until 1972, when the name Alaska International Air was adopted. It assumed its present name in 1984. Ceased operations on 24Oct1995

Alaska Island Air   

1968 - 1988* Inactive

^ Comments : Alaska Island Air was founded Lon Marifern in Petersburg, Alaska as LON'S FLYING SERVICE in 1967. Eventually ceased operations

Alaska Island Airways  updated in 2017

1954* - 1954 Renamed

^ Comments : [ALASKA COASTAL AIRLINES was formed by the merger of ALASKA AIR TRANSPORT and MARINE AIRWAYS. Acquired ALASKA ISLAND AIRWAYS in 1954. Merged with ELLIS AIRLINES to form ALASK COASTAL-ELLIS AIRLINES] [ALASKA AIRLINES was formed as McGEE AIRWAYS on 30Jun1932. McGEE AIRWAYS then merged with STAR AIR SERVICES to form STAR AIRWAYS. The name was changed to ALASKA STAR AIRLINES in 1932. Alaska Airlines name was adopted on 02May1944 from Alaska Star Airlines & it commenced operations on 06Jun1944. Acquired ALASKA COASTAL-ELLIS AIRLINES in 1968, CORDOBA AIRLINES in 1968, MIROW AIR SERVICE, POLLACK FLYING SERVICE, LAVERY AIRWAYS, JET AMERICA in 1987 and SAN JUAN in 1989. Code shared with ERA Av. known as Jet Alaska. First commercial operator of Lockheed L.100 in 1965 and launch customer for B737-900 (2001). Only airline to operate both CV880 and CV990. Regional carrier based at SeaTac, Washington State]

Alaska Mountain Flying Service   

1992 - 2009* Status?

^ Comments :  

Alaska School Inc.   

1929* - 1929* Status?

^ Comments :  

Alaska Seaplane  updated in 2017

1997* - date Active

^ Comments : Alaska Seaplane Services was formerly known as Loken Aviation in 1954. Operated a scheduled service around Alaska and is based in Juneau. Alaska Seaplanes was founded in 1997 by Craig and Aral Loken. In 2011, the Lokens sold Alaska Seaplanes to former Wings of Alaska managers Mike Stedman and Kent Craford. The next year the partners expanded into the wheel plane market with the acquisition of Air Excursions, a long-time Gustavus based air taxi company founded by Steve Wilson and later owned by veteran pilot/mechanic Mike Loverink. In the Spring of 2013, the two sister companies united their operations under one brand--Alaska Seaplanes. The company carries passengers, freight, US mail and UPS shipments and also offers charter flights throughout Southeast Alaska

Alaska Southern Airways   

1932 - 1934 Renamed

^ Comments : [PACIFIC ALASKA AIRLINES was formed with the same name as Juan Trippe's original airline, AVIATION CORPORATION OF HE AMERICAS and renamed in 1932. Acquired ALASKAN AIRWAYS and PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS in 1932 and purchased ALASKA SOUTHERN AIRWAYS in 1934. Operated 1st DC3 in Alaska. Into Pan Am in 1940*] [PAN AM was formed as Aviation Corp. of The Americas and operated as PAN AM AIRWAYS. Name was officially changed in 1931. Formed PACIFIC ALASKA AIRWAYS in 1931 and integrated it in in 1940*. Acquired AOA in 1950, NATIONAL AIRLINES in 1980 and RANSOME AIRLINES in 1986. Ransome Airlines was then renamed to PAN AM EXPRESS. Into bankruptcy in January and ceased operating on December 4th. PAN AM was the first airline to employ radio communications (1928) and the first to to make a global flight (1942). Pan Am was first operator of Fairchild FC-2 in 1927, Sikorsky S-36 in 1927, Sikorsky S-40 in 1932, Sikorsky S-42 in 1935, Martin M-130 in 1935, Boeing Model 314 in 1939, Boeing 306 Statoliner in 1940, Lockheed L.049 Constellation in 1946, Boeing Model 377 Stratocruiser in 1948, Douglas DC7 in 1955, Boeing B707-100 in 1958, Boeing B747-100 in 1969, and Boeing B747SP in 1976. Into bankruptcy in January and ceased operating on 04Dec1991]

Alaska Star Airlines  updated in 2017

1932 - 1944 Renamed

^ Comments : [ALASKA AIRLINES was formed as McGEE AIRWAYS on 30Jun1932. McGEE AIRWAYS then merged with STAR AIR SERVICES to form STAR AIRWAYS. The name was changed to ALASKA STAR AIRLINES in 1932. Alaska Airlines name was adopted on 02May1944 from Alaska Star Airlines & it commenced operations on 06Jun1944. Acquired ALASKA COASTAL-ELLIS AIRLINES in 1968, CORDOBA AIRLINES in 1968, MIROW AIR SERVICE, POLLACK FLYING SERVICE, LAVERY AIRWAYS, JET AMERICA in 1987 and SAN JUAN in 1989. Code shared with ERA Av. known as Jet Alaska. First commercial operator of Lockheed L.100 in 1965 and launch customer for B737-900 (2001). Only airline to operate both CV880 and CV990. Regional carrier based at SeaTac, Washington State]

Alaska West Air   

1989* - 2009* Status?

^ Comments :  

Alaskan Airways   

1930 - 1932 Renamed

^ Comments : Alaskan Airways was founded by Carl Ben Eielson [PACIFIC ALASKA AIRLINES was formed with the same name as Juan Trippe's original airline, AVIATION CORPORATION OF HE AMERICAS and renamed in 1932. Acquired ALASKAN AIRWAYS and PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS in 1932 and purchased ALASKA SOUTHERN AIRWAYS in 1934. Operated 1st DC3 in Alaska. Into Pan Am in 1940*] [PAN AM was formed as Aviation Corp. of The Americas and operated as PAN AM AIRWAYS. Name was officially changed in 1931. Formed PACIFIC ALASKA AIRWAYS in 1931 and integrated it in in 1940*. Acquired AOA in 1950, NATIONAL AIRLINES in 1980 and RANSOME AIRLINES in 1986. Ransome Airlines was then renamed to PAN AM EXPRESS. Into bankruptcy in January and ceased operating on December 4th. PAN AM was the first airline to employ radio communications (1928) and the first to to make a global flight (1942). Pan Am was first operator of Fairchild FC-2 in 1927, Sikorsky S-36 in 1927, Sikorsky S-40 in 1932, Sikorsky S-42 in 1935, Martin M-130 in 1935, Boeing Model 314 in 1939, Boeing 306 Statoliner in 1940, Lockheed L.049 Constellation in 1946, Boeing Model 377 Stratocruiser in 1948, Douglas DC7 in 1955, Boeing B707-100 in 1958, Boeing B747-100 in 1969, and Boeing B747SP in 1976. Into bankruptcy in January and ceased operating on 04Dec1991]

Alaskan Coastal Airways   

1986* - 1986* Status?

^ Comments :  

Alaska-Washington Airways   

1929 - 1930 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Albany Air   

1979 - 1979 Inactive

^ Comments : Albany Air was an airline was founded in 1979. Started & ceased operations the same year. It was based in Albany, New York, and flew Beechcraft Bonanza planes between Albany, White Plains, and New York City

Albany Air Service   

1962* - 1964* Renamed

^ Comments : Cherokee Airways was certified as Albany Air Service on 08Aug1962. Renamed to Athens Aviation & again to Cherokee Airtaxi when service to Albany was suspended in 1968

ALC   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Alector Airways   

1976* - 1977* Status?

^ Comments :  

Alfonso Airways   

(1980s) Began?

^ Comments :  

Alfred Frank   

(1934*) Began?

^ Comments :  

Alii Air Hawaii   

1970* - 1975 Renamed

^ Comments : Alii Air Hawaii was founded by Herman Brandt. Renamed to Brandt Air in 1975 and to Hawaiian Pacific Airlines in 1975

A-Liner-8-Aviation   

2002* - date Active

^ Comments : A-Liner-8-Aviation was formed in 2002

ALL   

1988* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

All American Airlines   

(1995*) Began?

^ Comments :  

All American Airways   

1948 - 1966 Renamed

^ Comments :  

All Seasons International Travel Club   

1971* - 1972 Inactive

^ Comments :  

All Star Airlines   

(1995*) Began?

^ Comments :  

All Star Airlines   

1983 - 1985 Inactive

^ Comments :  

All Trans Airlines   

1948* - 1951 Inactive

^ Comments :  

All-America Airlines   

1994 - 1994 Inactive

^ Comments :  

All-American Airways   

1948 - 1953 Renamed

^ Comments : US Airways began as All American Aviation on 07Mar1939. Started operations on 12May1939. Renamed to All American Airways & to Allegheny Airlines on 01Jan1953. Renamed to USAir on 28Oct1979 [US AIRWAYS was established as ALL AMERICAN AVIATION flying airmail pickup in Pennsylvania. Became ALL AMERICAN AIRWAYS in 1948 when passenger were transported. Renamed to ALLEGHENY AIRLINES in 1953. Absorbed LAKE CENTRAL AIRLINES in 1968 and MOHAWK AIRLINES in 1972. Renamed to USAIR in 1979. Merged with PIEDMONT AIRLINES in 1988 and PSA in 1989. Renamed to US AIRWAYS on 27Feb1997. AMERICA WEST was integrated in beginning in early 2006. Merged into American Airlines on 17Oct2015]

All-American Aviation   

1939 - 1948 Renamed

^ Comments : US Airways began as All American Aviation on 07Mar1939. Started operations on 12May1939. Renamed to All American Airways & to Allegheny Airlines on 01Jan1953. Renamed to USAir on 28Oct1979 [US AIRWAYS was established as ALL AMERICAN AVIATION flying airmail pickup in Pennsylvania. Became ALL AMERICAN AIRWAYS in 1948 when passenger were transported. Renamed to ALLEGHENY AIRLINES in 1953. Absorbed LAKE CENTRAL AIRLINES in 1968 and MOHAWK AIRLINES in 1972. Renamed to USAIR in 1979. Merged with PIEDMONT AIRLINES in 1988 and PSA in 1989. Renamed to US AIRWAYS on 27Feb1997. AMERICA WEST was integrated in beginning in early 2006. Merged into American Airlines on 17Oct2015]

Allcair Air Transport   

1993* - 1993* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Allegheny Air Cargo   

1947* - 1947* Status?

^ Comments :  

Allegheny Airlines  updated in 2017

1953 - 1979 Renamed

^ Comments : US Airways began as All American Aviation on 07Mar1939. Started operations on 12May1939. Renamed to All American Airways & to Allegheny Airlines on 01Jan1953. Renamed to USAir on 28Oct1979 [US AIRWAYS was established as ALL AMERICAN AVIATION flying airmail pickup in Pennsylvania. Became ALL AMERICAN AIRWAYS in 1948 when passenger were transported. Renamed to ALLEGHENY AIRLINES in 1953. Absorbed LAKE CENTRAL AIRLINES in 1968 and MOHAWK AIRLINES in 1972. Renamed to USAIR in 1979. Merged with PIEDMONT AIRLINES in 1988 and PSA in 1989. Renamed to US AIRWAYS on 27Feb1997. AMERICA WEST was integrated in beginning in early 2006. Merged into American Airlines on 17Oct2015]

Allegheny Airlines   

1989 - 2004 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Allegiant Air   

1998 - date Active

^ Comments : Allegiant was founded as WestJet Express in Jan1997. Operations started on 15Jun1998 & scheduled services began between Las Vegas & Fresno on 15Oct1998

Allen Air Commuter   

1967 - 1975 Renamed

^ Comments : Allen Aviation was founded in 1946. Renamed to Allen Air Commuter, later to be purchased by Capitol Airlines

Allen Aviation   

1946* - 1967 Renamed

^ Comments : Allen Aviation was founded in 1946. Renamed to Allen Air Commuter, later to be purchased by Capitol Airlines

Alliance Air   

1988* - 1999* Status?

^ Comments :  

Alliance Airlines   

1984 - 1988 Renamed

^ Comments : Alliance Airlines was founded by Jim Beardsley. Part 204 commuter air airline. Acquired by Great Lakes Airlines

Allied Air Carrier   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Allied Air Freight   

1996* - 2001 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Allied Air Services   

2000* - 2000* Status?

^ Comments :  

All-Star Airlines (Allstar Airlines)(All Star Airlines)   

**** - **** Inactive

^ Comments :  

Allstates Air Cargo   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Allwest Freight   

1999* - 2007* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aloha Air Cargo  updated in 2017

2008 - date Active

^ Comments : Aloha Air Cargo began operations under new ownership on 15May2008 after Aloha Airlines ceased operations. The original cargo arm of Aloha Airlines until it's demise

Aloha Airlines  updated in 2017

1958 - 2008 Inactive

^ Comments : Aloha Airlines was founded as Trans-Pacific Airlines on 26Jul1946. Operations began on 26Jul1946. Renamed to TPA, then to Aloha Airlines in Nov1958. Filed for bankrupycy on 20Mar2008 & ceased operations on 31Mar2008

Aloha Island Air   

1987 - 1992 Renamed

^ Comments : Island Air, a Hawaiian airline, was was incorporated in 1980 & started operations as Princeville Airways on 09Sep1980

Aloha Pacific   

1984 - 1985* Status?

^ Comments : Aloha Pacific was a Honolulu based carrier that started operations with a single DC-10 on 28May1984

Alpha Air   

1988* - 1988* Status?

^ Comments :  

Alpha Airlines   

1969* - 1970* Status?

^ Comments :  

Alpha Airlines   

1978* - 1979* Status?

^ Comments :  

Alpha Aviation   

1984 - 1996* Status?

^ Comments :  

Alphajet Charter   

(1992) Began?

^ Comments :  

Alpine Air Express (Alpine Aviation)   

1975 - date Active

^ Comments : Alpine Air Express operations started 07Oct1975

Alpine Aircraft Charters   

1975* - 1975* Status?

^ Comments : Alpine Aircraft Charters was authorised to operate passenger and freight charter services, as well as scheduled mail flights for the US Post Office

Alpine Aviation   

2005* - 2005* Status?

^ Comments : Alpine Aviation was a Nevada County Air park based charters and sight-seeing

Alpine Aviation (Yukon)   

2004* - date Active

^ Comments :  

Alpine Aviation Corporation   

1980* - 1981* Status?

^ Comments : Alpine Aviation Corporation operated Beech 99 aircraft between Rockford-Detroit

Alsek Air Service   

2003 - date Active

^ Comments : Alsek Air Service is a Part 135 air carrier and Yakutat's only year-round charter service

Altair Airlines   

1966 - 1982 Inactive

^ Comments : Altair Airlines began scheduled services in Nov1966. On 09Nov1982 it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy & ceased operations

Altha Air Service   

1973* - 1992* Status?

^ Comments :  

Altus Airlines   

1967 - 1988 Inactive

^ Comments : Altus Airlines was founded as Altus Flying Service in 1963. Renamed and services were suspended from 1970-1981. Based in Altus, Oklahoma

Altus Flying Service   

1963* - 1963* Renamed

^ Comments : Altus Airlines was founded as Altus Flying Service in 1963. Renamed and services were suspended from 1970-1981. Based in Altus, Oklahoma

Alyeska Air Service   

1982* - 1989 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Am Pac Air (American Pacific Airlines)   

1988* - 1989 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Amazon Prime Air   

2017 > Planned

^ Comments : Amazon Prime Air will use Miniature UAV (otherwise known as drone) technology to autonomously fly individual packages to customers’ doorsteps within 30 minutes of ordering. Also freight aircraft

Ambassadair   

1974* - 1981 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Ambassador Airlines   

1963 - 1968* Inactive

^ Comments :  

America West Airlines  updated in 2017

1983 - 2007 Renamed

^ Comments : America West started operations on 01Aug1983, Began operating on the same operating certificate as US Airways on 27Sep2007. Merger into US Airways was completed on 27Sep2013 [US AIRWAYS was established as ALL AMERICAN AVIATION flying airmail pickup in Pennsylvania. Became ALL AMERICAN AIRWAYS in 1948 when passenger were transported. Renamed to ALLEGHENY AIRLINES in 1953. Absorbed LAKE CENTRAL AIRLINES in 1968 and MOHAWK AIRLINES in 1972. Renamed to USAIR in 1979. Merged with PIEDMONT AIRLINES in 1988 and PSA in 1989. Renamed to US AIRWAYS on 27Feb1997. AMERICA WEST was integrated in beginning in early 2006. Merged into American Airlines on 17Oct2015]

America West Express  updated in 2017

1992 - 2007 Renamed

^ Comments : AMERICA WEST EXPRESS was the name used by America West for their commuter flights which were operated by Mesa Airlines. Renamed to US AIRWAYS EXPRESS after the merger [US AIRWAYS was established as ALL AMERICAN AVIATION flying airmail pickup in Pennsylvania. Became ALL AMERICAN AIRWAYS in 1948 when passenger were transported. Renamed to ALLEGHENY AIRLINES in 1953. Absorbed LAKE CENTRAL AIRLINES in 1968 and MOHAWK AIRLINES in 1972. Renamed to USAIR in 1979. Merged with PIEDMONT AIRLINES in 1988 and PSA in 1989. Renamed to US AIRWAYS on 27Feb1997. AMERICA WEST was integrated in beginning in early 2006. Merged into American Airlines on 17Oct2015]

America World Airways   

(1990s) Began?

^ Comments :  

Americair   

1983 - 1984* Status?

^ Comments :  

American Air Cargo   

1982* - 1982* Inactive

^ Comments :  

American Air Export & Import Company   

1945* - 1956 Renamed

^ Comments :  

American Air Express   

1945 - 1947 Inactive

^ Comments :  

American Air Freight   

1989* - 1989* Status?

^ Comments :  

American Air Transport   

1953* - 1953* Status?

^ Comments :  

American Air Ways Charters (American Airways Charter)   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

American AirFreight   

1992* - 2001* Inactive

^ Comments :  

American Airlines   

1934 - date Active

^ Comments : [American Airways was created by the merger of Universal Air Line Systems, Colonial Airways, Southern Air Transport, Embry-Riddle Corporation and Interstate Airlines. Acquired SAFE (Southern Air Fast Express) (1921), Martz Air Lines (1932), Transamerican Airlines (1932), Century Pacific Air Lines (1932) & Standard Air Lines (1934)]American Airlines was formed as American Airways in 1930 & became American Airlines on 11Apr1934. Commenced operation on 30Jun1934. Acquired American Export Airlines (which was renamed to American Overseas & sold to Pan Am in 1945), Trans Caribbean Airways in 1971, AirCal in 1986, Reno Air in 2000 and TWA in 2001

American Airways   

1930* - 1934 Renamed

^ Comments : [American Airways was created by the merger of Universal Air Line Systems, Colonial Airways, Southern Air Transport, Embry-Riddle Corporation and Interstate Airlines. Acquired SAFE (Southern Air Fast Express) (1921), Martz Air Lines (1932), Transamerican Airlines (1932), Century Pacific Air Lines (1932) & Standard Air Lines (1934)]American Airlines was formed as American Airways in 1930 & became American Airlines on 11Apr1934. Commenced operation on 30Jun1934. Acquired American Export Airlines (which was renamed to American Overseas & sold to Pan Am in 1945), Trans Caribbean Airways in 1971, AirCal in 1986, Reno Air in 2000 and TWA in 2001

American Airways Charters   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

American Capital   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

American Carrier Corporation   

1970* - 1971* Status?

^ Comments :  

American Central Airlines   

1982 - 1985 Inactive

^ Comments : American Central Airlines was founded by Terry Hudik and Mike Gedmin as Tri-State Flite Services operating as Mid-Continent Airlines . Renamed in 1982. Filed for bankruptcy in 1985 and ceased operations

American Central Airways   

1978* - 1979* Status?

^ Comments : American Central Airways operated Greeley, Colorado-Denver

American Charter Express   

1998* - 1999* Status?

^ Comments :  

American Check Transport   

2000* - 2008* Status?

^ Comments :  

American Connection   

2004* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

American Dream Airlines   

1997* - 1997* Inactive

^ Comments :  

American Eagle Airlines   

1984 - 2014 Renamed

^ Comments : American Eagle was founded in 1984 & commenced services on 01Nov1984 with a flight from Fayetteville, Arkansas to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. American Eagle Airlines rebranded to Envoy on 15Apr2014

American Eagle Business Airfreight (Business Air)   

**** - **** Renamed

^ Comments : Air Now was renamed from (Business Air. dba American Eagle Business

American Export Airlines   

1937 - 1945 Renamed

^ Comments : American Export Airlines was acquired by American Airlines. Renamed to American Overseas. Sold to Pan Am [PAN AM was formed as Aviation Corp. of The Americas and operated as PAN AM AIRWAYS. Name was officially changed in 1931. Formed PACIFIC ALASKA AIRWAYS in 1931 and integrated it in in 1940*. Acquired AOA in 1950, NATIONAL AIRLINES in 1980 and RANSOME AIRLINES in 1986. Ransome Airlines was then renamed to PAN AM EXPRESS. Into bankruptcy in January and ceased operating on December 4th. PAN AM was the first airline to employ radio communications (1928) and the first to to make a global flight (1942). Pan Am was first operator of Fairchild FC-2 in 1927, Sikorsky S-36 in 1927, Sikorsky S-40 in 1932, Sikorsky S-42 in 1935, Martin M-130 in 1935, Boeing Model 314 in 1939, Boeing 306 Statoliner in 1940, Lockheed L.049 Constellation in 1946, Boeing Model 377 Stratocruiser in 1948, Douglas DC7 in 1955, Boeing B707-100 in 1958, Boeing B747-100 in 1969, and Boeing B747SP in 1976. Into bankruptcy in January and ceased operating on 04Dec1991]

American Express International Airlines   

1984* - 1984* Status?

^ Comments :  

American Flyers Airline   

1949 - 1971 Renamed

^ Comments :  

American Freighters   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

American International Airlines   

1990 - 1999 Renamed

^ Comments : Kitty Hawk International was formed as Connie Kalitta Services in 1967

American International Airways   

1926* - 1927 Renamed

^ Comments : American International Airways was established in 1926 by John K. Montgomery & Richard B. Bevier as a seaplane service from Key West to Havana

American International Airways   

1947* - 1947* Inactive

^ Comments :  

American International Airways   

1981 - 1984 Inactive

^ Comments :  

American International Freight   

1993 - 1999 Renamed

^ Comments :  

American Jet Charter   

1999* - 2003* Status?

^ Comments :  

American Travel Air   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

American West Jets   

(2014) Began?

^ Comments : American West Jets filed with the DOT to acquire Ryan International Airlines’ operating certificate and remaining assets

American World Airways   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

American Railway Express   

1918 - 1929 Renamed

^ Comments : American Railway Express (renamed Railway Express Agency or REA in Mar1929) In 1919, American Railway Express used a converted Handley-Page bomber in an attempt to fly 1,100 pounds (500 kilograms) of freight from Washington, D.C., to Chicago

Americana Travel Club (Club Americana)   

1975 - 1978 Inactive

^ Comments : Americana Travel Club (Club Americana) was a California based travel club

Ameriflight   

1988* - date Active

^ Comments : Ameriflight was established in 1968 & operations started on 30Jun1968 as California Air Charter

Amerijet   

1982 - date Renamed

^ Comments : Amerijet International was founded in 1974 by David Bassett & started operations as Amerijet on 30Jun1974. Renamed in 1982

Amerijet International   

1974 - 1982 Active

^ Comments : Amerijet International was founded in 1974 by David Bassett & started operations as Amerijet on 30Jun1974. Renamed in 1982

Ameristar Air Cargo   

2000 - date Active

^ Comments : Ameristar Air Cargo was established and wholly-owned by Tom Wachendorfer in 1999. Operations started 04Sep2000 providing an international and domestic all-cargo service

Ameristar Jet Charter   

1988 - 2009* Status?

^ Comments :  

AMI (Aviation Methods)   

1992* - 1992* Status?

^ Comments :  

Amigos Aviation   

1988 - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Amirillo Airport Corporation   

1929* - 1929* Renamed

^ Comments :  

Amistad Airline   

1966* - 1980* Status?

^ Comments :  

Amprite Aviation   

2002* - 2002* Status?

^ Comments :  

AMR Executive Charter   

1995* - 1995* Status?

^ Comments :  

AMR Jets   

1994* - 1994* Status?

^ Comments :  

ANA (Air North America)   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Ananda Air   

1975 - 1975 Renamed

^ Comments : The Maui Commuter was founded by Jack Holzman and Robert Frost as Ananda Air in late 1975

Ancar Aviation   

1977* - 1982 Renamed

^ Comments : confirmed & merged into Golden Airways in 1982

Anchorage Air Transport   

1927 - 1928* Status?

^ Comments :  

Anchorage Airways   

1981* - 1982 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Andalair*   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Anderson Aviation   

2003* - 2004* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Anderson Aviation Sales   

1966* - 1968* Status?

^ Comments :  

Andrew Airways   

1995* - date Active

^ Comments : Founded in 1995, Andrew Airways began as an operation from the city of Kodiak on Kodiak Island

Andrew Flying Service   

1941* - 1966 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Andy's Flying Service   

1959 - 1979* Status?

^ Comments :  

Angeles Flying Service   

1964* - 1969 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Angwin Aviation   

1988 - 1988 Renamed

^ Comments : Luft Air was renamed from Angwin Aviation

Anjill Airlines   

1968* - 1970* Status?

^ Comments :  

ANSCO Charter Services   

1946 - 1946* Status?

^ Comments :  

Antarctic Air (Antartic)   

1991* - 1991* Inactive

^ Comments :  

AOA (American Overseas Airlines)   

1945 - 1950 Renamed

^ Comments : AOA was a result of a merger between American & American Export Airlines on 05Jul1945. PanAm purchased AOA (American Overseas Airlines) from American on 25Sep1950 [PAN AM was formed as Aviation Corp. of The Americas and operated as PAN AM AIRWAYS. Name was officially changed in 1931. Formed PACIFIC ALASKA AIRWAYS in 1931 and integrated it in in 1940*. Acquired AOA in 1950, NATIONAL AIRLINES in 1980 and RANSOME AIRLINES in 1986. Ransome Airlines was then renamed to PAN AM EXPRESS. Into bankruptcy in January and ceased operating on December 4th. PAN AM was the first airline to employ radio communications (1928) and the first to to make a global flight (1942). Pan Am was first operator of Fairchild FC-2 in 1927, Sikorsky S-36 in 1927, Sikorsky S-40 in 1932, Sikorsky S-42 in 1935, Martin M-130 in 1935, Boeing Model 314 in 1939, Boeing 306 Statoliner in 1940, Lockheed L.049 Constellation in 1946, Boeing Model 377 Stratocruiser in 1948, Douglas DC7 in 1955, Boeing B707-100 in 1958, Boeing B747-100 in 1969, and Boeing B747SP in 1976. Into bankruptcy in January and ceased operating on 04Dec1991]

Apache Airlines   

1930 - 1930 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Apache Airlines   

1954* - 1958* Status?

^ Comments :  

Apache Airlines   

1957 - 1970 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Apex Airlines (Apex Air Cargo)   

1987* - 1989 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Apollo Airlines   

1982* - 1982* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Apollo Airways   

1968* - 1972* Status?

^ Comments :  

Apollo Airways   

1969 - 1982 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Apollo Aviation   

1973* - 1974* Status?

^ Comments :  

Appalachian Air   

2014 - 2015 Inactive

^ Comments : Appalachian Air started operations from Pikeville, Kentucky, to Nashville, Tennessee on 27Oct2014 & ceased in 2015

Appalachian Airlines   

1977* - 1980* Status?

^ Comments : Appalachian Airlines was founded by King Rogers operating a Piper Navajo out of Blountville, Tennesee.

Apple Vacations   

2002* - 2003* Status?

^ Comments :  

APX (Air Parcel Express)   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Arabesco Air   

1974* - 1974* Status?

^ Comments :  

Arawak Aviation   

1999* - 1999* Status?

^ Comments :  

Arbie Aircraft Charters   

2002* - 2002* Status?

^ Comments :  

Arcadia Air   

2002* - 2002* Status?

^ Comments :  

ARCO Flight Operations  updated in 2017

1979* - 2000 Renamed

^ Comments : ARCO Flight Operations was formed by ARCO/Atlantic Richfield Company in Alaska in 1979. Merged into Phillips Alaska

Arctic Air   

1996* - 1996* Status?

^ Comments :  

Arctic Airlines   

1935* - 1935* Status?

^ Comments :  

Arctic Circle Air Service   

1973 - 2010 Renamed

^ Comments : Scheduled domestic, passenger and cargo airline based in Fairbanks, Alaska. FAA cancelled operations in Apr1988 but airline restarted. Taken over by ERA Alaska

Arctic Frontier Airways   

1948* - 1948* Inactive

^ Comments : Arctic Frontier Airways was a Seattle based carrier

Arctic Guide   

1978* - 1978* Status?

^ Comments :  

Arctic Pacific Airlines  updated in 2017

1947* - 1960 Inactive

^ Comments : Arctic Pacific Airlines was a Seattle based non-scheduled carrier that was founded in 1947. Operated passenger and cargo charters and, despite its name, not necessarily to northern latitudes

Arctic Transportation Services   

1988 - 2010 Renamed

^ Comments : Arctic Transportation Services became Ryan Air on 18Jan2010

Ardco Aviation   

2003* - 2004 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Argo Air   

**** - **** Inactive

^ Comments :  

Argonaut Airways   

1959* - 1964* Status?

^ Comments :  

Argosy Air Lines (Airlines)   

1978 - 1979 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Aries Air Cargo   

1973 - 1973 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Arista International Airlines   

1982 - 1984 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Arizona Air   

1992* - 1995* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Arizona Airmotive   

1964* - 1964* Status?

^ Comments :  

Arizona Airways   

1948 - 1950 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Arizona Airways   

1993 - 1997 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Arizona Express Airlines   

2002* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Arizona Pacific   

1981 - 1982 Inactive

^ Comments : Arizona Pacific was formed as Omni Airlines in Flagstaff and renamed in 1981

Arizona Pacific   

1993* - 1993* Status?

^ Comments :  

Arizona Skyways   

2002* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Ark-Air Flight   

2001* - 2002* Status?

^ Comments :  

Arkansas Aero   

1973* - 1973* Status?

^ Comments :  

Arkansas Air Freight   

1965* - 1965* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Arkansas Traveller Airline   

1984* - 1984 Inactive

^ Comments : Arkansas Traveller was founded by Thomas L. Fleming as Mountain Park Air Service

Armstrong Air Service   

1985* - 1989 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Arnold Air Service   

1946* - 1946* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aroostock Airways   

1968 - 1972* Status?

^ Comments : Aroostock Airways was founded as P & M Flying Services by John C. Philbrick

Arriva Air International   

1996* - 1996* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Arrow Air   

1947* - 2004* Renamed

^ Comments : Fine Air merged with Arrow Air, leaving behind the Fine Air Services name. Rnamed to Arrow Cargo in 2004*. Arrow Cargo ceased scheduled operations on 30Jun2010

Arrow Airways   

1930 - 1930 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Arrow Cargo   

2004* - 2010 Inactive

^ Comments : Fine Air merged with Arrow Air, leaving behind the Fine Air Services name. rRnamed to Arrow Cargo in 2004*. Arrow Cargo ceased scheduled operations on 30Jun2010

Arrow Shuttle   

(2014) Began?

^ Comments :  

Arute International Air   

1973* - 1973* Status?

^ Comments :  

ASA (Alaska Southcoast Airways)   

1974* - 1974* Status?

^ Comments : ASA (Alaska Southcoast Airways) was founded by Mark Murdoch and Pete Johnson as Tamgass Aviation. The name was changed in 1969 to Southcoast Airways and eventually to ASA

ASA (Atlantic Southeast Airlines)   

1979 - 2011 Renamed

^ Comments : ASA was incorporated on 12Mar1979 by George Pickett, John Beiser and Robert Priddy & started operations on 27Jun1979. Single AOC obtained on 22Nov2011

ASA International   

1962* - 1965* Status?

^ Comments :  

ASAP (All Seasons Air Pacific)   

1981* - 1983* Status?

^ Comments :  

Ascend Aviation (KCP Leasing & Services)   

2003 - 2003* Status?

^ Comments :  

Asheville Flying Service   

1982* - 1983* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aspen Airways   

1955* - 1991 Renamed

^ Comments : Aspen Airways was founded by Clye Barnham as Aspen Airways Air Taxi. Merged into Air Wisconsin in 1991

Aspen Airways   

1979* - 1983* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aspen Airways Air Taxi   

1953 - 1955* Renamed

^ Comments : Aspen Airways was founded by Clye Barnham as Aspen Airways Air Taxi. Merged into Air Wisconsin in 1991

Aspen Aviation   

1981* - 2005* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aspen Mountain Air   

1996* - 2000* Inactive

^ Comments : Aspen Mountain Air was formed as Peak Air in 1995. Domestic passnger services around Aspen

Associated Air Freight   

(1998*) Began?

^ Comments :  

Associated Air Services   

1927* - 1927* Status?

^ Comments :  

Associated Air Transport   

1961* - 1962 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Associated Jet Charter   

1994* - 1994* Status?

^ Comments :  

Astar Air Cargo  updated in 2017

2003 - 2012 Inactive

^ Comments : ASTAR AIR CARGO was formed by Adrian Dalsey, Larry Hillblom and Robert Lynn as DHL WORLDWIDE EXPRESS in 1969 and rebranded to DHL AIRWAYS in 1983. Renamed to Astar Air Cargo on 30Jun2003. Ceased operations on 01Jun2012. Small package airline

Astec Air East (Astec Flyers)  updated in 2017

1974* - 1982* Inactive

^ Comments : Astec Air East (Astec Flyers) was founded in 1974 & operated out of Farmington, New York

Astor Air   

1984* - 1985* Status?

^ Comments :  

Astrajet  updated in 2017

(2013) Began?

^ Comments : [RYAN INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES was formed as DE BOER AVIATION in 1972 by Jack P DeBoer (real estate developer) and Ron Ryan. It started as a Part 135 Jet Charter Service in Wichita, Kansas with a Lear 24B on 03Mar1973. Name changed to RYAN AVIATION in 1975 and then to PHH AIR in 1986. Present name adopted in 1989. In the same year RIA purchased the assets of Orion Lift Services which included B727 parts. Ceased operations on 11Jan2013. The airline was to be esurrected as Astrajet but it never started. International and domestic, scheduled and charter, passenger and cargo airline]

Astro Airways   

1969* - 1995 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Astromarine   

**** - **** Inactive

^ Comments :  

ATA (Air Transport Associates)   

1949* - 1949* Status?

^ Comments :  

ATA (American Trans Air)   

1981 - 2008 Inactive

^ Comments : ATA (American Trans Air) filed for bankruptcy protection on 02Apr2008 & ceased operations on 03Apr2008. Formed to manage the Abassadair Travel Club. Received operating license in 1981. Extensive domestic and international scheduled services based in Indianapolis, Indiana. Also operated military support flights

Athens Air   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Athens Aviation   

1964* - 1968 Renamed

^ Comments : Cherokee Airways was certified as Albany Air Service on 08Aug1962. Renamed to Athens Aviation & again to Cherokee Airtaxi when service to Albany was suspended in 1968

ATI (Air Transport International)   

1988 - date Active

^ Comments : ATI was established in 1978 and started operations on 30Jun1979 as US Airways and later known as Interstate Airlines. The current name was adopted in 1988

Atkin Air   

2004* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Atkins Aviation (Hangar 10)   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Atkinson's Valley Aviation Services   

1992* - 1992* Status?

^ Comments :  

Atlanta Airways   

(1998*) Began?

^ Comments :  

Atlanta Express   

1982 - 1983 Renamed

^ Comments : Atlanta Express merged with Sunbird Airlines in 1983

Atlanta Royal Air   

(1989*) Began?

^ Comments :  

Atlanta Skylarks   

1966* - 1981 Status?

^ Comments :  

Atlantic & Pacific Airlines   

1947* - 1947* Status?

^ Comments :  

Atlantic Air   

1981 - 1984 Renamed

^ Comments : Atlantic Air was founded in 1979 but did not start operations until 22May1981

Atlantic Air Cargo   

1997* - date Active

^ Comments :  

Atlantic Airlines   

2004* - 2004* Status?

^ Comments :  

Atlantic Airways   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Atlantic and Gulf Coast Airlines   

1937 - 1937 Inactive

^ Comments : Atlantic and Gulf Coast Airlines flew Savannah-Jacksonville using Stinson Tri-motor aircraft. Ceased operations in tghe same year as started

Atlantic Aviation   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Atlantic Aviation   

2001* - 2001* Status?

^ Comments :  

Atlantic Cargo Airlines   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Atlantic City Airlines   

1965* - 1977 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Atlantic City Express*   

1996* - 1996* Status?

^ Comments :  

Atlantic Coast Airways   

1929* - 1929* Status?

^ Comments :  

Atlantic Coast Jet   

1999* - 1999* Renamed

^ Comments :  

Atlantic Express  updated in 2017

(2004) Renamed

^ Comments : [Eos Airlines was founded in 2004 by Dave Spurlock, a former director of strategy at British Airways. The company was initially named Atlantic Express and changed its name to Eos in 2005. Eos started operations on 18Oct2005 & ceased on 27Apr2008. All business transatlantic carrier]

Atlantic Flight Group   

1997* - 1999* Status?

^ Comments :  

Atlantic Gulf & Midland   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Atlantic Gulf Airways   

1983 - 1986 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Atlantic International Airlines   

(1980s) Began?

^ Comments :  

Atlantic Northern Airlines   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Atlantic, Gulf & Caribbean Airways   

1927 - 1928 Renamed

^ Comments : Atlantic, Gulf & Caribbean Airways was reincorporated from Southeastern Air Lines on 11Oct1927. This company merged with PAA on 23Jun1928 [PAN AM was formed as Aviation Corp. of The Americas and operated as PAN AM AIRWAYS. Name was officially changed in 1931. Formed PACIFIC ALASKA AIRWAYS in 1931 and integrated it in in 1940*. Acquired AOA in 1950, NATIONAL AIRLINES in 1980 and RANSOME AIRLINES in 1986. Ransome Airlines was then renamed to PAN AM EXPRESS. Into bankruptcy in January and ceased operating on December 4th. PAN AM was the first airline to employ radio communications (1928) and the first to to make a global flight (1942). Pan Am was first operator of Fairchild FC-2 in 1927, Sikorsky S-36 in 1927, Sikorsky S-40 in 1932, Sikorsky S-42 in 1935, Martin M-130 in 1935, Boeing Model 314 in 1939, Boeing 306 Statoliner in 1940, Lockheed L.049 Constellation in 1946, Boeing Model 377 Stratocruiser in 1948, Douglas DC7 in 1955, Boeing B707-100 in 1958, Boeing B747-100 in 1969, and Boeing B747SP in 1976. Into bankruptcy in January and ceased operating on 04Dec1991]

Atlanticjet   

(2002) Began?

^ Comments : Atlanticjet was Connecticut registered but unsure if started operations.

Atlantis Airlines  updated in 2017

1978 - 1989 Renamed

^ Comments : Atlantis Airlines claimed to be the first airline created after the 1978 Airline Deregulation Act. Purchased AIR CAROLINA in 1980. Bought out by EASTERN METRO EXPRESS. Based in Florence, South Carolina [Metro Express was formed by the CEO of Metro Airlines to provide code-shared feeder service for Eastern Airlines at Atlanta. Flights began on 02Apr1984 as Eastern Metro Express with Jetstream 31s. The company was soon sold to Metro Airlines Inc. On 15Feb1989 it acquired Atlantis Airlines, which also was operating as Eastern Express. The airline ceased operations on 18Jan1991 when Eastern Air Lines closed]

Atlas Air   

1993 - date Active

^ Comments : Atlas Air was founded by the late Michael Chowdry to specialise in the long-term contract outsourcing of its B.747 aircraft. Operations started on 30Jun1993

Atlas Airlines   

1976 - 1976 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Atlas Cargo   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Atorie Air   

1983 - 1986 Inactive

^ Comments :  

ATR Air Cargo   

(1998*) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

ATS (Arctic Transportation Services)   

1950 - 2010* Status?

^ Comments :  

ATX   

(1994*) Began?

^ Comments : Friendship Airlines was another attempt by Frank Lorenzo (Eastern Air Lines) to start an airline. Intended to be Washington, DC based. Renamed to ATX

Atx Air Services   

2013* - 2016 Renamed

^ Comments : Atx Air Services is a Fort Worth Alliance, Ft. Worth, Texas based charter carrier. Rebranded to Hillwood Airways in 2016

Audi Air   

1983* - 1994* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Aurora Aviation   

1993* - 1993* Status?

^ Comments :  

Austin Airways   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Austin Express   

1998 - 2002 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Autec Aviation Services   

1966* - 1998* Status?

^ Comments :  

Automotive Air Charter   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Av Atlantic   

1994* - 1994* Inactive

^ Comments :  

AVAir   

1986 - 1989 Inactive

^ Comments : Air Virginia was founded by Rodney Jeager (ex-Cardinal Airlines). Sold to Dimitri Nicholas in 1984 and renamed to AVair.

Avalon Air Transport  updated in 2017

1953 - 1963 Renamed

^ Comments : Catalina Air Lines was a seaplane airline founded in 1940 as Catalina Air Transport, and was based in Long Beach, California. In 1953, it became Avalon Air Transport, and in 1963, Catalina Air Lines. The airline was acquired by Golden West Airlines in 1969 which then operated seaplane flights as Catalina Golden West [GOLDEN WEST AIRLINES was founded as AERO COMMUTER AIRLINES at Long Beach, California. Took over CATALINA AIR LINES in 1967 (founded as AVALON AIR TRANSPORT). Merged with SKYMARK and CABLE COMMUTER in early 1969. Acquired LOS ANGELES AIRWAYS in 1971. Ceased operations in 1983]

Avatar Airlines   

(2014) Began?

^ Comments :  

AvAtlantic (HCL Aviation)   

1989* - 1996* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Avatlantic Airlines   

(1999) Began?

^ Comments :  

Avengair   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Avery Aviation   

1968* - 1968* Status?

^ Comments :  

Avia Flight Services   

1993* - 1993* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aviation Associates   

1990* - 1990* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aviation Corporation of America   

1927* - 1928* Renamed

^ Comments : Juan Trippe formed Aviation Corporation of the Americas on 02Jun1927. Merged into Aviation Corp of Americas with Pan American Airways Inc on 23Jun1928

Aviation Corporation of America   

1968 - 1969 Status?

^ Comments : Aviation Corporation of America used Lockheed Constellation aircraft for planned intra-state services. Based in Ft. Lauderdale.

Aviation Enterprises   

1940* - 1947 Renamed

^ Comments : Aviation Enterprises, formed in 1840, was renamed to Trans-Texas Airways on 11Oct1947 when it began scheduled services. Renamed to Texas International Airlines & merged into Continental on 31Oct1982

Aviation Facilities   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Aviation Jet Charters   

1987* - 2004* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aviation Methods   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Aviation Services   

1967 - 1969 Renamed

^ Comments : Air Midwest was a Commuter airline formed as Aviation Services (1967-1969) by Gary M. Adamson. Merged with Scheduled Skyways (1953-1985). Ceased operation on 30Jun2008

Aviation Services   

1978* - 1979* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aviation Services   

1995* - 1995* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aviation Specialties   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Aviator Services Air Charter   

1988* - 1999* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aviex Jet   

1990* - 1990* Status?

^ Comments :  

Avion Airways   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Avior Aircraft Charters   

1988* - 1999* Renamed

^ Comments :  

Avteam   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Avtec Services   

1998* - 1998* Status?

^ Comments :  

Awesome Airlines   

2007* - 2007* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aztec Air   

1989* - 1989* Status?

^ Comments :  

Aztec Airlines   

1966* - 1967 Inactive

^ Comments : Aztec Airlines operated El Paso-Los Cruces-Douglas with a Piper Aztec aircraft

Aztec Airways   

1998* - date Active

^ Comments : Florida based Aztec Airways was formed in 1998

B & C Aviation   

1998* - 1998* Status?

^ Comments :  

B Airways   

1989* - 1990 Inactive

^ Comments :  

B Airways Air Cargo*   

1999* - 1999* Status?

^ Comments :  

B S Dusters   

1994* - 1994* Status?

^ Comments :  

B.A.S Airlines   

1981 - 1988* Status?

^ Comments : BAS was a Part 204 air carrier founded as Skyline Motors Aviation Services in Youngstown, Ohio.

B2 Aviation   

2011* - date Active

^ Comments : B2 Aviation was formed in 2011 as an aircraft management and charter company

Baca Airlines   

1952* - 1953* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bader Express   

1985* - 1986* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bahamas Caribbean Airlines   

1980 - 1982 Renamed

^ Comments : Aero International Airlines was formed as Bahamas Caribbean Airlines and renamed to Air South in 1982. Adopted final name in 1984.

Bahamas Express   

1987 - 1988 Renamed

^ Comments : Carnival Air Lines was formed in 1984 in Las Vegas as PIA (Pacific Interstate Airlines). Renamed in 1985 to Pacific Inter Air in anticipation of being awarded a scheduled services license. Renamed again, this time to Bahamas Express and flew from the US East Coast to Freeport in the Bahamas. In 1988 the carrier was purchased by Carnival Cruise Line and renamed to Majestic Air. Again, in 1989 it was renamed to Carnival Air Lines, adopting the logo and colour scheme of the cruise line] [Carnival Air Lines was formed in 1984 as PIA (Pacific Interstate Airlines) [Pan Am was resurrected from original world leading company. Purchased Carnival Air Lines in 1998. Temporarily ceased operation in Feb. 1998 after filing for Chapter 11. Resumed later. Scheduled passenger airline that ceased operating after a court battle with it's pilots]

Baja Air Lines   

1975 - 1976* Status?

^ Comments :  

Baja AirWest Express   

1990s Status?

^ Comments :  

Baja Cortez Airlines   

1977* - 1983* Status?

^ Comments :  

Baker Aviation   

1964* - date Active

^ Comments :  

Bal Trade   

1968* - 1970* Status?

^ Comments :  

Balair   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Balantic   

1974 - 1976 Inactive

^ Comments : Balantic was formed to operate exclusively as a real estate promoter

Balboa Air   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Bald Mountain Air Service   

2004* - date Active

^ Comments : Status changed back to Active

Ball Brothers   

1977* - 1980* Status?

^ Comments : Ball Brothers was founded in 1977 by Newton Ball as a fresh fish carrier operating primarily between Anchorage & Bristol Bay

Ballard Aviation   

1995* - 1995 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Balsam's Air Service   

1922 - 1922* Status?

^ Comments :  

Balta Airline   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Baltia Air Lines  updated (x2) in 2017

(2017) Renamed

^ Comments : Baltia Air Lines had originally planned to start services in 2014 but did acheive its AOC. It has resumed attempts to do this. Baltia Air Lines to be renamed USGlobal Airways

Baltia Air Lines   

1999* - 2002* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Baltimore Air Charter   

2004* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Baltimore Airways   

1929* - 1930* Status?

^ Comments :  

Baltimore Airways Company   

1929* - 1929* Status?

^ Comments : Baltimore Airways Company operated daily flights in the late 1920s from Park Heights, Baltimore to New York

Bancserve Air   

2003* - 2004* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Bangor International Airlines   

1983* - 1987* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bangor-Maine Airways   

2000* - 2000* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bankair   

1973* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bank-Air   

1965* - 1971* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bar Harbor Airlines   

1946 - 1989 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Baras Airways   

(1980s) Began?

^ Comments :  

Bard Air Freight   

1978* - 1979* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bard Airlines   

1980* - 1981* Status?

^ Comments :  

Barnes and Gorst Air Mail   

1927* - 1927* Status?

^ Comments :  

Barnhill & McGee Airways  updated in 2017

1931 - 1932 Inactive

^ Comments : Barnhill & McGee Airways, one of the earliest air services in Alaska, was founded in Anchorage as a partnership between Harvey W. Barnhill and Linious "Mac" McGee in 1931 [ALASKA AIRLINES was formed as McGEE AIRWAYS on 30Jun1932. McGEE AIRWAYS then merged with STAR AIR SERVICES to form STAR AIRWAYS. The name was changed to ALASKA STAR AIRLINES in 1932. Alaska Airlines name was adopted on 02May1944 from Alaska Star Airlines & it commenced operations on 06Jun1944. Acquired ALASKA COASTAL-ELLIS AIRLINES in 1968, CORDOBA AIRLINES in 1968, MIROW AIR SERVICE, POLLACK FLYING SERVICE, LAVERY AIRWAYS, JET AMERICA in 1987 and SAN JUAN in 1989. Code shared with ERA Av. known as Jet Alaska. First commercial operator of Lockheed L.100 in 1965 and launch customer for B737-900 (2001). Only airline to operate both CV880 and CV990. Regional carrier based at SeaTac, Washington State]

Baron Aviation Services   

1975 - date Active

^ Comments :  

Barr Air Transport   

1935 - 1938* Status?

^ Comments :  

Barron World Airways   

(2001) Began?

^ Comments :  

Barrow Air   

1986* - 1988* Status?

^ Comments :  

BAS Airlines   

1979 - 1990 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Basler Airlines (Basler Flight Service) (Fleming Corporation)   

1957 - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bass Air Corporation   

1980* - 1980* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bax Global   

1997 - 2011* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Bay Air   

1985* - 1986* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bay Airways   

1972* - 1972* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bay Aviation Services   

1977 - 1977 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Bay Cities Air Transport   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Beacon   

2015 - 2016 Inactive

^ Comments : Beacon launched its maiden commercial operations on 15Sep2015 & ceased at the end of Jan2016

Bear Lake Air Service   

1990s Status?

^ Comments :  

Bearing Air   

(1999) Began?

^ Comments :  

Beech Aviation Centre   

1965* - 1967* Status?

^ Comments :  

Beeson Aviation   

1965* - 1968 Renamed

^ Comments : Beeson Aviation was certified in Oct1965 & flew Concordia-Topeka-Kansas using Cessna aircraft. Absorbed by Trans-Mo Airlines in 1968

Beilers Crop Service   

1983* - 1988* Status?

^ Comments :  

Belezean Airlines   

1967* - 1969* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bellair   

1981 - 1988* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bellingham-Seattle Airways   

1964 - 1969 Renamed

^ Comments : Bellingham-Seattle Airways was founded by Cick Mallberg & certified in Sep1964 Merged into Puget Sound Airlines

Bellomy Lawson   

1983* - 1983* Renamed

^ Comments : Aerial Transit was formed as Bellomy Lawson in 1983

Bemidji Airlines   

1981 - 1991 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Bemidji Aviation Services   

1947 - date Active

^ Comments :  

Bennett-Rodebaugh Company   

1927 - 1927* Status?

^ Comments :  

Benoist Aircraft Company   

1914 - 1914* Inactive

^ Comments : Benoist Aircraft Company launched the first regularly scheduled passenger airline in the US on 15Jan1914

Bering Air   

1979 - date Active

^ Comments : Bering Air was founded by James & Christine Rowe as a charter airline & operations started on 03Oct1979

Bernard Airlines   

1930* - 1930 Status?

^ Comments :  

Berry Aviation   

1983 - date Active

^ Comments : Berry Aviation operations started on 30Jun1983

Best Airlines   

1982 - 1985 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Bethel Aircraft Services   

1995 - 1996 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Bethel Airways   

1930* - 1930* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bettles Air   

1990s Status?

^ Comments :  

BEX (Business Express)   

1984 - 2000 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Bicoastal Air Service   

(1980s) Began?

^ Comments :  

Biegert Aviation   

1984* - 1993* Inactive

^ Comments : Biegert Aviation was a Chandler Memorial, Arizona based freight/spray airline

Big Bend Airways   

1977* - 1978* Status?

^ Comments :  

Big Island Air   

1985^ - date Active

^ Comments :  

Big Sky Airlines  updated in 2017

1978 - 2008 Inactive

^ Comments : Big Sky Airlines was established, obtaining operating certificate of Hesley Flying Service (founded in 1944) in 1978 and started operations on 15Sep1978. Took over Aspen Mountain Air's Essential Air Service routes in 1998. Feeder airline based at Billings, Montana. Its final scheduled flights arrived in Billings on the morning of 08Mar2008

Bighorn Airways   

1947 - date Active

^ Comments : Bighorn Airways operations started on 30Jun1947

Billings Flying Service   

1984* - date Active

^ Comments :  

Bimini Air Charter   

1995* - 1995* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bimini Island Air   

1993 - 2011 Inactive

^ Comments : Bimini Island Air ceased operations on 27Jun2011

Biplane Adventure   

1995* - 1998* Status?

^ Comments : Biplane Adventure offerred New Jersey based flight tours

Bison Air Lines   

1962* - 1964* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Bixby Airlines   

1948 - 1948 Inactive

^ Comments :  

BizAir Shuttle   

2015 - 2015 Inactive

^ Comments : BizAir Shuttle terminated its sole remaining route on 04Sep2015

BizCharters   

2014 - 2015 Renamed

^ Comments : BizCharters, dba BizAir Shuttle was a charter operator that provided public charter flights operated by FAA

BizEx   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Blackhawk Airways   

1970* - 1988* Status?

^ Comments :  

Blackhawk International Airways   

1997* - 2001* Status?

^ Comments :  

BlackStar Airlines   

(2005) Began?

^ Comments :  

Blatz Airlines   

1948 - 1962 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Blatz Airlines   

1963 - 1963 Renamed

^ Comments : Nevada Airlines was founded as Blatz Airlines in 1963. Large irregular carrier. Ceased operations in 1963 and was suceeded by Hawthorne-Nevada Airlines in 1964.

Bliss Jet   

(2016) Began?

^ Comments : Bliss Jet is to offer individually ticketed private jet service linking New York and London

BLM Aviation Management   

2003* - 2004* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Blue Dog   

1968* - 1970* Status?

^ Comments : Blue Dog operated scheduled commuter services from Omak in the state of Washington and was certificated on 01Nov1968

Blue Hawaiian   

1985 - date Active

^ Comments :  

Blue Horizons Travel Club   

2006* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Blue Line Air Express   

1982* - 1982* Status?

^ Comments :  

Blue Moon Aviation   

2003 - 2005 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Blue Ridge Airlines   

1996* - 2008* Status?

^ Comments :  

Blue Ridge Aviation   

1998* - 1998* Status?

^ Comments :  

Blue Sky Charter   

2007* - 2008* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bluebell Aviation   

1969* - 1973* Renamed

^ Comments : SkyLease Cargo is a cargo airline that was formed as Bluebell Aviation in 1969 & started operations on 30Jun1969. Renamed to Wrangler Aviation then TradeWinds Airlines

Bluebird Air Line   

1920 - 1920* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bluegrass Airlines   

1944 - 1946 Inactive

^ Comments : Bluegrass Airlines that was started in Bowling Green KY in 1944 by a doctor and his two sons

Boardwalk Air (Boardwalk Airways)   

(1996*) Began?

^ Comments : Boardwalk Air planned to start operations in late 1996 on the East Coast but didn't actually start

Bob Harris Flying Service   

1956* - 1974 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Bob's Aircraft   

1995* - 1995* Status?

^ Comments :  

Boeing Air Transport   

1927 - 1934 Renamed

^ Comments : Boeing Air Transport was formed on 15Jan1927 by Bill Boeing & Edward Hubbard to fly CAM 18 (Chicago-San Francisco. Started mail flights on 01Jul1927. Launch operator for Boeing Model 40A (7/27) and Boeing Model 80 (10/28) [UNITED AIR LINES was formed as a holding company for UNITED AIRCRAFT & TRANSPORT. This was a merger of BOEING AIR TRANSPORT , PACIFIC AIR TRANSPORT , NATIONAL AIR TRANSPORT and VARNEY AIR LINES. Acquired CAPTAL AIRLINES in 1961. Had it's lo-cost subsiduary, TED absorbed in 2009. Launch customer for Boeing 247, Douglas D6 in 1947, Convair CV340 in 1952, B720 in 1960, B727-100 in 1964, B737-200 in 1967, B767 in 1982 and B777-200 in 1995. Joint first operator of DC8 in 1959) with Delta A.L.]

Boise Aviation   

1967* - 1970* Status?

^ Comments : Boise Aviation was certificated on 13Dec1967 & operated scheduled third-level services in Idaho and air mail routes between Twin Falls, Boise and Pocatello

Bollam Air Transport   

1929 - 1929* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bonanza Air Lines   

1945 - 1968 Renamed

^ Comments : Bonanza Air Lines gets CAB approval to merge with Pacific Air Lines & West Coast Airlines to form Air West on 17Apr1968. Completed on 01Jul1968

Bonanza Air Services   

1945 - 1945 Renamed

^ Comments : Bonanza Air Services was formed in early in 1945 by Edmund Converse in Las Vegas. Renamed to Bonanza Air Lines in the same year as starting

Bonanza Airlines   

1978 - 1978* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Boone Air (BooneAir)   

1996* - 1996* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Border Airlines   

1931* - 1931 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Borrego Springs Airline  updated in 2017

1968 - 1968 Renamed

^ Comments : Sun Aire Lines was founded as Borrego Springs Airlines in 1968 but was renamed soon after. Operated its final service on 28Sep1984 [SKYWEST AIRLINES was founded by Ralph Atkin buying Dixie Airlines on 26Apr1972 & starting on 19Jun1972. Became Western Airlines affiliate (1986>) and then as a Delta connection (1987>). Feeder based in Los Angeles and Salt Lake City. Acquired SUN AIRE LINES of Palm Springs in 1984. Scheduled regional passenger and cargo airline based at LAX/Salt Lake City]

Bo-S-Aire   

1979* - 1989* Status?

^ Comments :  

Boston Airlines   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Boston Airport Corporation   

1925* - 1925* Status?

^ Comments :  

Boston Maine-Central Vermont Airways   

1933 - 1940 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Boston-Maine Airways   

1931 - 1933 Renamed

^ Comments : Northeast Airlines was formed as Boston-Maine Airways on 20Jul1931 by the Boston & Maine Railroad & Maine Central Railroad. Northeast Airlines name was adopted on 19Nov1940

Boston-Maine Airways  updated in 2017

2000 - 2008 Inactive

^ Comments : Boston-Maine Airways was founded in 1999 & started operations in 2000. Started scheduled services in early 2002, Ceased operations on 28Feb2008 operating as Pan Am Clipper Connection

Boutique Air   

2012 - date Active

^ Comments :  

Bowen Air Lines  updated in 2017

1930 - 1935 Renamed

^ Comments : Bowen Air Lines was a Ft Worth, Texas based airline that was acquired by BRANIFF AIRWAYS. [BRANIFF INTERNATIONAL was formed in 1931 BRANIFF AIRWAYS. Once again renamed, this time to BRANIFF INTERNATIONAL The airline resumed operations again as BRANIFF INTERNATIONAL . Originally qwned by the Pritzker family, this was the true corporate successor to the original airline. FLORIDA EXPRESS merged in (1988)]

Bowman Airways   

1928* - 1934* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bowman Aviation   

2003* - 2004* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Bradford Air Transport   

1985* - 1986 Renamed

^ Comments : West Penn Commuter was founded by Mike Cardimone and Leo Angevine as Bradford Air Transport

Branch River Air Service   

2007* - date Active

^ Comments :  

Brandt Air   

1975* - 1975 Renamed

^ Comments : Alii Air Hawaii was founded by Herman Brandt. Renamed to Brandt Air in 1975 and to Hawaiian Pacific Airlines in 1975

Braniff   

1984 - 1989 Renamed

^ Comments : Braniff first flight from Dallas/Fort Worth to New Orleans on 01Mar1984

Braniff Air Lines   

1929 - 1930* Status?

^ Comments : Braniff Air Lines begins operations, organized by brothers Thomas and Paul Braniff on 20Jun1928 as Tulsa-Oklahoma City Airline

Braniff Airways   

1931 - 1935 Renamed

^ Comments : The Braniff brothers started a new airline in Nov1930 named Braniff Airways & began operations on 13Nov1930

Braniff Express   

1989* - 1989* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Braniff International   

1935 - 1982 Renamed

^ Comments : BRANIFF INTERNATIONAL was formed in 1931 as BRANIFF AIRWAYS by the Braniff brothers. Renamed in 1935, to BRANIFF INTERNATIONAL. MID-CONTINENT AIRLINES was acquired in 1952, PANAGRA in 1957 and FLORIDA EXPRESS merged in (1988). Scheduled international and regional carrier. Braniff International ceased all operations on 12May1982

Braniff International   

1991 - 1992 Inactive

^ Comments : Braniff International commenced operations on 01Jul1991 & ceased on 02Jul1992

Branson Air Express   

2010 - 2012 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Branson Airlines   

1993* - 1993* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Braunig Aeromarine   

1998* - 1998* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bremerton Air Taxi (Crowther Flight Center)   

1964* - 1969 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Brennan & Hargreaves   

1978* - 2000 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Brian Thompson Air Service   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Bristol Bay Air Service   

1930* - 1930* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bristol Bay Airlines   

1952* - 1953* Status?

^ Comments :  

British American Air   

(1980s) Began?

^ Comments :  

Britt Airlines   

1975 - 1976 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Britt Airways   

(1956*) Began?

^ Comments :  

Britt Airways   

1976 - 1989 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Brockway Air   

1983* - 1989 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Brooks Air Transport  updated in 2017

1986* - 1986 Renamed

^ Comments : Brooks Air Transport was renamed to BROOKS FUEL in 1986. Delivered petroleum products to rural communities and miners. Based in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Brooks Aviation  updated in 2017

2015* - date Active

^ Comments : Brooks Aviation is a cargo carrier based at Douglas Municipal (KDQH), Georgia

Brooks Fuel  updated in 2017

1986 - 2008* Inactive

^ Comments : Brooks Air Transport was renamed to BROOKS FUEL in 1986. Delivered petroleum products to rural communities and miners. Based in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Brooks Seaplane Service   

1995* - 1995* Status?

^ Comments :  

Brower Airways   

1968 - 1980* Status?

^ Comments : Brower Flight Service was founded by Thomas J Whitman in Ft. Madison, IA & was certified on 17Apr1968. Renamed to Brower Airways

Brower Flight Service   

1968* - 1968 Renamed

^ Comments : Brower Flight Service was founded by Thomas J Whitman in Ft. Madison, IA & was certified on 17Apr1968. Renamed to Brower Airways

Brownfield Aerial   

1977 - 1979 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Bruning Aviation   

1948* - 1948* Status?

^ Comments :  

Buckeye Air Freight   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Buckeye Air Service   

1967* - 1972* Status?

^ Comments : Buckeye Air Service operated scheduled commuter services in the state of Ohio from Cleveland, and was certificated on 09Jun1967

Budyer Air   

1981* - 1982* Status?

^ Comments :  

Buffalo Air Lines   

1927 - 1927 Renamed

^ Comments : Buffalo Air Lines merged into Aviation Corporation of America. Later to become PAN AM [PAN AM was formed as Aviation Corp. of The Americas and operated as PAN AM AIRWAYS. Name was officially changed in 1931. Formed PACIFIC ALASKA AIRWAYS in 1931 and integrated it in in 1940*. Acquired AOA in 1950, NATIONAL AIRLINES in 1980 and RANSOME AIRLINES in 1986. Ransome Airlines was then renamed to PAN AM EXPRESS. Into bankruptcy in January and ceased operating on December 4th. PAN AM was the first airline to employ radio communications (1928) and the first to to make a global flight (1942). Pan Am was first operator of Fairchild FC-2 in 1927, Sikorsky S-36 in 1927, Sikorsky S-40 in 1932, Sikorsky S-42 in 1935, Martin M-130 in 1935, Boeing Model 314 in 1939, Boeing 306 Statoliner in 1940, Lockheed L.049 Constellation in 1946, Boeing Model 377 Stratocruiser in 1948, Douglas DC7 in 1955, Boeing B707-100 in 1958, Boeing B747-100 in 1969, and Boeing B747SP in 1976. Into bankruptcy in January and ceased operating on 04Dec1991]

Buffalo Airways   

1979 - 1996 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Buker Airlines   

1966* - 1968 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Bulldog Airlines   

1992* - 1992* Status?

^ Comments :  

Burdett Airlines   

1927* - 1928* Status?

^ Comments :  

Burke Air Transport   

1947* - 1947* Status?

^ Comments :  

Burke's Express   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Burl Air Freight   

1978* - 1979* Status?

^ Comments :  

Burlington Air Express   

1985 - 1997 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Burlington Airways   

1979* - 1982* Status?

^ Comments :  

Burlington Northern Airfreight   

1972* - 1985 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Burns Aviation   

1976* - 1976* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bush Air   

1979* - 1983* Status?

^ Comments :  

Bush Aviation   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Business Air   

1987* - 2000* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Business Air (Bennington Aviation)   

1957* - 1999 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Business Aircraft Corporation   

1978* - 1979* Status?

^ Comments :  

Business Aviation Courier   

1995* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Business Commuter   

1976* - 1980* Status?

^ Comments :  

Business Jet Charter   

1995* - 1998* Status?

^ Comments :  

Business Jetsolutions   

1998* - 1998* Status?

^ Comments :  

Business Wings   

1990 - 1991* Status?

^ Comments :  

Buswell Aviation   

1993* - 1993* Status?

^ Comments :  

Butler Aircraft   

1946* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Butler Aviation   

1957* - 1980* Status?

^ Comments :  

Butler Aviation Helicopter Flight   

1969* - 1969* Status?

^ Comments : Butler Aviation Helicopter Flight operated a scheduled helicopter air taxi service in the New York area with a Bell 47

Buzz Airways   

2014 - date Active

^ Comments : Buzz Airways launched operations on 12Jun2014 connecting Branson, Missouri with Chicago Midway and Houston Hobby

Byerly Airlines   

1955* - 1961* Status?

^ Comments :  

Byers Airways   

1956* - 1956 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Byrd Frost Air Transport   

1937* - 1937* Status?

^ Comments :  

C & M Airways   

1993 - 2014* Inactive

^ Comments :  

C&C Aviation   

1995* - 2002* Status?

^ Comments :  

C&G Air Lines   

1934 - 1934 Status?

^ Comments :  

C&M Airlines   

1979* - 1985 Renamed

^ Comments : Indian Wells Airlines was founded as C&M Airlines. Operated out of Inyokem, California

C&M Aviation   

1988* - 1988* Status?

^ Comments :  

C&T Charters   

1996* - 2008* Status?

^ Comments :  

Cable Airlines   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Cable Commuter Airlines  updated in 2017

1967 - 1969 Renamed

^ Comments : Cable Flying Services was an Air taxi operator founded by Roger Cable & began scheduled commuter air services on 01Nov1967 as Cable Commuter Airlines. Into Golden West Airlines [GOLDEN WEST AIRLINES was founded as AERO COMMUTER AIRLINES at Long Beach, California. Took over CATALINA AIR LINES in 1967 (founded as AVALON AIR TRANSPORT). Merged with SKYMARK and CABLE COMMUTER in early 1969. Acquired LOS ANGELES AIRWAYS in 1971. Operated large network from the Bay Area to San Diego. Ceased operations in 1983]

Cable Flying Service  updated in 2017

1966* - 1967 Renamed

^ Comments : Cable Flying Services was an Air taxi operator founded by Roger Cable & began scheduled commuter air services on 01Nov1967 as Cable Commuter Airlines.Into Golden West Airlines [GOLDEN WEST AIRLINES was founded as AERO COMMUTER AIRLINES at Long Beach, California. Took over CATALINA AIR LINES in 1967 (founded as AVALON AIR TRANSPORT). Merged with SKYMARK and CABLE COMMUTER in early 1969. Acquired LOS ANGELES AIRWAYS in 1971. Operated large network from the Bay Area to San Diego. Ceased operations in 1983]

C-Air   

1964* - 1969* Status?

^ Comments :  

Cal Aero Airways   

1969 - 1970 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Cal Air (California Air Commuter)   

1975* - 1979* Status?

^ Comments :  

Cal International Airlines   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Cal Jet Air   

2013 - date Active

^ Comments :  

Cal Sierra Airlines   

1981 - 1981 Inactive

^ Comments : Cal Sierra was the first airline to serve Starbucks coffee in-flight. Operated San Diego-Lake Tahoe but eventually ceased operating

Calair   

1988* - 1988 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Calasia Airlines   

1946 - 1950 Renamed

^ Comments : ONA started as Air Travel in 1946 and was renamed Calasia Air Transport the same year. ONA was established & commenced operations in Jun1950, ceasing operations on 14Sep1978

Cal-Coast   

1981 - 1981 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Caledonian Airlines   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

California Air Charter (CalAir)   

1968 - 1971* Renamed

^ Comments : Ameriflight was established in 1968 & operations started on 30Jun1968 as California Air Charter

California Air Freight   

1959* - 1959* Status?

^ Comments :  

California Air Shuttle   

1990* - 1990 Inactive

^ Comments :  

California Air Tours   

1989* - 1991* Status?

^ Comments :  

California Airlines   

(2001) Began?

^ Comments :  

California Airmotive   

1970* - 1973* Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

California Airways   

1928* - 1928* Status?

^ Comments :  

California Airways   

1990* - 1990* Status?

^ Comments :  

California Amphibian Transport   

1980* - 1982* Status?

^ Comments :  

California Arrow Airlines   

1949 - 1949* Status?

^ Comments :  

California Atlantic Airways   

1951* - 1953* Status?

^ Comments :  

California Central Airlines   

1980 - 1980 Inactive

^ Comments :  

California Coastal Airways   

1998* - 2000* Status?

^ Comments :  

California Eastern Airlines   

1946 - 1948 Renamed

^ Comments : California Eastern Airlines pioneered long-haul freight service C.54 Freightmaster. Acquired by Slick Airways. DC registered.

California Eastern Aviation   

1944* - 1957* Status?

^ Comments :  

California Growers Air Express   

1946^ - 1947* Inactive

^ Comments :  

California Hawaiian Airlines   

1946* - 1962 Inactive

^ Comments : California Hawaiian Airlines - was incorporated in California in 1946

California International Airlines   

(1997) Began?

^ Comments :  

California Internationale   

**** - **** Inactive

^ Comments :  

California National Air Services   

1982* - 1982 Inactive

^ Comments :  

California Overseas Airways   

1960* - 1960* Status?

^ Comments :  

California Pacific Airlines   

(2015) Began?

^ Comments :  

California Seaboard Airlines   

1983 - 1986* Status?

^ Comments :  

California Sierra Airlines   

1969 - 1969 Inactive

^ Comments :  

California Time Airlines   

1963 - 1963 Inactive

^ Comments :  

California-Nevada Airlines   

1976* - 1977* Status?

^ Comments :  

Caljet Airlines   

(1999*) Began?

^ Comments :  

Callens Flying Service   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Cal-Nat Airways   

1967* - 1969* Status?

^ Comments :  

Cal-Neva Air   

1966* - 1967* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Cal-Neva Air   

Late 1960s Inactive

^ Comments :  

Cal-State Airlines   

1968* - 1970 Status?

^ Comments :  

Cal-West Airlines   

1989 - 1989* Status?

^ Comments :  

Camai Air   

1986* - 2001* Status?

^ Comments :  

Camair International   

1988* - 1988* Status?

^ Comments :  

Camel City Flying Services  updated in 2017

1931* - 1940 Renamed

^ Comments : [PIEDMONT AIRLINES was established by Dick Henson as CAMEL CITY FLYING SERVICES prior to 1940. Renamed to PIEDMONT AVIATION in 1940. Operated scheduled services as THE HAGERSTOWN COMMUTER in 1962 initially operated between Hagerstown, NY-Washington National Airport. Operated as an Allegheny Commuter from 1967 to 1983 when it transferred to Piedmont. Renamed to HENSON AIRLINES IN 1983. Piedmont Airlines was absorbed by USAir and HENSON AIRLINES was repainted in USAir Express colours. Renamed to current name in 1993. ALLEGHENY AIRLINES merged in in 2004] [US AIRWAYS was established as ALL AMERICAN AVIATION flying airmail pickup in Pennsylvania. Became ALL AMERICAN AIRWAYS in 1948 when passenger were transported. Renamed to ALLEGHENY AIRLINES in 1953. Absorbed LAKE CENTRAL AIRLINES in 1968 and MOHAWK AIRLINES in 1972. Renamed to USAIR in 1979. Merged with PIEDMONT AIRLINES in 1988 and PSA in 1989. Renamed to US AIRWAYS on 27Feb1997. AMERICA WEST was integrated in beginning in early 2006. Merged into American Airlines on 17Oct2015]

Canadian Colonial Airways   

1928 - 1929 Renamed

^ Comments : Canadian Colonial Airways was formed as a subsiduary of Colonial Air Transport

Canadian-American Airlines   

1929 - 1930 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Cannon Aviation   

1966* - 1978* Status?

^ Comments :  

Cannon Aviation   

1975* - 1976* Status?

^ Comments :  

Canyon Aire Aviation   

1994* - 1994* Status?

^ Comments :  

Canyon Fliers   

1994* - 1994* Status?

^ Comments :  

Canyon State Air Services   

1994* - 1994* Status?

^ Comments :  

Cape & Island Flight Service   

1951 - 1970 Renamed

^ Comments : Air New England was formed as a privately owned scheduled commuter airline by Joseph C. Whitney. redesignated as a regional airline in Jan. 1975. Purchased Cape & Island Flight Service in 1970

Cape Air   

1989 - date Active

^ Comments : Cape Air operations started 30Jun1989 as a brand of Hyannis Air Service. Started as Cape Air in Oct1989

Cape Cod Airways (Ludington Flying Service)   

1929* - 1929* Status?

^ Comments :  

Cape Cod Flying Services   

1946 - 1949 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Cape Cod Seaplanes   

1930* - 1930* Status?

^ Comments :  

Cape Smythe Air Services   

1980* - 2005 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Capital Air Services   

1974* - 1976* Status?

^ Comments :  

Capital Airlines   

1936 - 1937 Status?

^ Comments :  

Capital Airlines  updated in 2017

1948 - 1961 Renamed

^ Comments : Capital Airlines was founded on 01Nov 1936 as Pennsylvania-Central Airlines. Started operations on 21Apr1948. First US operator of Vickers Viscount. Absorbed into UAL on 01Jun1961

Capital Airlines   

1972* - 1972* Status?

^ Comments :  

Capital Cargo International Airlines  updated in 2017

1996 - 2013 Renamed

^ Comments : Capital Cargo International Airlines was founded by Peter Fox in Sep1995 & operations started on 15Apr1996. Ceased operations on 11Mar2013 & merged into parent co. ATI

Capitol Air   

1981 - 1991 Renamed

^ Comments : Capitol Air was founded as Capitol Airways in 1946. Renamed to Capitol International Airways in 1967 and to this name in 1981

Capitol Air Express (Capital Air Service) (Red Apple Aviation Group)   

1992* - 1996 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Capitol Air Lines   

1928 - 1929 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Capitol Air Service   

1966* - 1979* Status?

^ Comments :  

Capitol Airlines   

1965* - 1989 Status?

^ Comments :  

Capitol Airways   

1946* - 1967 Renamed

^ Comments : Capitol Air was founded as Capitol Airways in 1946. Renamed to Capitol International Airways in 1967 and to this name in 1981

Capitol International Airways   

1967 - 1981 Renamed

^ Comments : Capitol Air was founded as Capitol Airways in 1946. Renamed to Capitol International Airways in 1967 and to this name in 1981

Capitol Speed Lines   

1933* - 1934 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Capitol Wings Airline   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Caravan Airlines   

1965* - 1967 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Carco Air Service   

1948* - 1970* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Cardiff & Peacock Air Lines   

1933 - 1934 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Cardinal Airlines   

1968 - 1976 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Cardinal Airlines   

1999 - 2001* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Cardinal Airways   

1968* - 1969* Status?

^ Comments :  

Care Flight International   

1999* - 1999* Status?

^ Comments :  

Cargo 360   

2006 - 2008 Renamed

^ Comments : Cargo 360 was founded in 2005 & was absorbed into Southern Air on 01Jan2008. Seattle based freight carrier

Cargo Services*   

1999* - 1999* Status?

^ Comments :  

Cargojet International   

Early 1970s Inactive

^ Comments :  

Cargomaster Corp.   

1989* - 1989* Status?

^ Comments :  

Cargosur   

1978 - 1979* Status?

^ Comments : Cargosur was based in Florida. Formed in 1978 to operate cargo charters. Operations began in Sep1978 from Miami

Carib Airways   

1979* - 1979* Status?

^ Comments :  

Carib-Air Cargo   

1999* - 2005* Status?

^ Comments :  

Caribbean Air Service   

1999* - 2003* Status?

^ Comments :  

Caribbean American Airlines   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Caribbean Aviation Services USA   

1979 - 1980* Status?

^ Comments : Caribbean Air Services was renamed to Caribbean Aviation Services USA and relocated to Miami Springs

Caribbean Eagle   

1997* - 2004* Status?

^ Comments :  

Caribbean Express   

1983* - 1988 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Caribe Air   

(1980s) Began?

^ Comments :  

Caribe Airways   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Carib-South Airways   

2015* - date Active

^ Comments : Carib-South Airways: all Cargo Airline service from Stewart International Airport, Newburg NY

Carlson Air Service   

1930* - 1930* Status?

^ Comments :  

Carnival Air Lines   

1988 - 1998 Renamed

^ Comments : Carnival Air Lines was formed in 1984 in Las Vegas as PIA (Pacific Interstate Airlines). Renamed in 1985 to Pacific Inter Air in anticipation of being awarded a scheduled services license. Renamed again, this time to Bahamas Express and flew from the US East Coast to Freeport in the Bahamas. In 1988 the carrier was purchased by Carnival Cruise Line and renamed to Majestic Air. Again, in 1989 it was renamed to Carnival Air Lines, adopting the logo and colour scheme of the cruise line] [Carnival Air Lines was formed in 1984 as PIA (Pacific Interstate Airlines) [Pan Am was resurrected from original world leading company. Purchased Carnival Air Lines in 1998. Temporarily ceased operation in Feb. 1998 after filing for Chapter 11. Resumed later. Scheduled passenger airline that ceased operating after a court battle with it's pilots]

Carolina Airways   

1974* - 1974* Status?

^ Comments :  

Carolina Vagabonds   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Carr Air Service   

1930* - 1930* Status?

^ Comments :  

Cascade Air   

2004* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Cascade Airways   

1969* - 1986 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Casement Aviation   

1962 - 1969* Status?

^ Comments :  

Casino Airlines   

1997 - 2003* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Casino Express   

1989 - 2005 Renamed

^ Comments : XTRA Airways was formed as Casino Express Airlines in 1987. Operations started on 30Jun1989. Rebranded as Xtra Airways & then XTRAirways

Casino Wings   

1995* - 2001* Status?

^ Comments :  

Casper Air Service   

1992* - 1992* Status?

^ Comments :  

Castle Aviation   

1986 - date Active

^ Comments :  

Cat Cay Airlines   

1959 - 1962 Renamed

^ Comments : Southeast Airlines was founded by Irving Jones and Donald Stiffman in 1958 & started charter operations as Cat Cay Airlines in 1959

Catalina Air Inc.   

1994* - 2001* Status?

^ Comments :  

Catalina Air Lines  updated in 2017

1963 - 1967 Renamed

^ Comments : Catalina Air Lines was a seaplane airline founded in 1940 as Catalina Air Transport, and was based in Long Beach, California. In 1953, it became Avalon Air Transport, and in 1963, Catalina Air Lines. The airline was acquired by Golden West Airlines in 1969 which then operated seaplane flights as Catalina Golden West [GOLDEN WEST AIRLINES was founded as AERO COMMUTER AIRLINES at Long Beach, California. Took over CATALINA AIR LINES in 1967 (founded as AVALON AIR TRANSPORT). Merged with SKYMARK and CABLE COMMUTER in early 1969. Acquired LOS ANGELES AIRWAYS in 1971. Ceased operations in 1983]

Catalina Air Transport  updated in 2017

1941 - 1953 Inactive

^ Comments : Catalina Air Lines was a seaplane airline founded in 1940 as Catalina Air Transport, and was based in Long Beach, California. In 1953, it became Avalon Air Transport, and in 1963, Catalina Air Lines. The airline was acquired by Golden West Airlines in 1969 which then operated seaplane flights as Catalina Golden West [GOLDEN WEST AIRLINES was founded as AERO COMMUTER AIRLINES at Long Beach, California. Took over CATALINA AIR LINES in 1967 (founded as AVALON AIR TRANSPORT). Merged with SKYMARK and CABLE COMMUTER in early 1969. Acquired LOS ANGELES AIRWAYS in 1971. Ceased operations in 1983]

Catalina Airlines   

1919 - 1920 Status?

^ Comments :  

Catalina Channel Airlines (Catalina Seaplanes)   

1955* - 1965 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Catalina Flying Boats   

1989 - date Active

^ Comments :  

Catalina Pacific Airlines   

1956 - 1960 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Catalina Seaboard Airlines   

1983* - 1983 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Catalina Seaplanes   

1972* - 1974* Status?

^ Comments :  

Catalina Seaplanes   

1983* - 1984* Status?

^ Comments :  

Catalina-Vegas Airline   

1964* - 1981* Status?

^ Comments :  

Catalina-Vegas Airline   

1994* - 1994* Status?

^ Comments :  

Catawba Air Transport   

1972* - 1973* Status?

^ Comments :  

Catawba Air Transport   

1987* - 1987* Status?

^ Comments : Catawba Air Transport operated Hickory-Charlotte in the late 1980s

Catlin Aviation   

1969* - 1969* Status?

^ Comments : Catlin Aviation operated scheduled commuter services to points within the state of Oklahoma

Cats Air*   

1999* - 1999* Status?

^ Comments :  

Catskill Airways   

1966* - 1989* Status?

^ Comments : Catskill Airways was founded by Steve Low as a Part 204 commuter air carrier. Flew Oneonta-New York using Beech's. Moved to Utica in 1988 and was sold to Robert Peach Jr of Mohawk Airlines.

Cayuga Air   

1988* - 1988* Status?

^ Comments :  

CB Air   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

CCA (California Central Airlines)   

1949* - 1950* Inactive

^ Comments :  

CCAC (Capital City Air Carrier)   

1990* - 2007* Status?

^ Comments :  

CCAir   

1986 - 2002 Inactive

^ Comments : CCAir was formed as Sunbird Airlines in 1979. Started operations on 15Nov1979. Hagerty's Air merged in in 1984. Renamed ot CCAir in 1987 but closed down on 04Nov2002

Cedar Rapids Airways   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments : Cedar Rapids Airways operated scenic trips out of Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids Flying Service   

1992* - 1996* Status?

^ Comments :  

Centennial Airlines   

1981* - 1987* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Centennial Express (Golden Eagle Charters)   

1996* - 1996* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Cen-Tex Airlines (Central Texas Airlines)   

1981* - 1983* Status?

^ Comments :  

Central Air Service   

1970* - 2000 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Central Air Southwest   

1998* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Central Air Transport   

1977* - 1978* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Central Airline   

1928* - 1929 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Central Airlines   

1928* - 1929 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Central Airlines   

1934 - 1936 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Central Airlines   

1949 - 1967 Renamed

^ Comments : On 01Oct1967, Frontier purchased Central Airlines, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas

Central Airlines   

1953* - 1953* Status?

^ Comments :  

Central Airlines   

1974* - 1974* Status?

^ Comments :  

Central Airlines (Central Air Southwest)   

1990* - 1996* Status?

^ Comments :  

Central Airways   

1984* - 1985* Status?

^ Comments :  

Central American International   

1973 - 1987 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Central American Airways   

1970* - 1970* Status?

^ Comments :  

Central American Airways Flying Service   

1946* - 1973 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Central American International   

1981* - 1986* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Central Caribbean Airlines   

**** - **** Status?

^ Comments :  

Central Flying Services   

1975* - 1978* Status?

^ Comments :  

Central Iowa Airlines   

1973* - 1973* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Central New York Airways   

1928* - 1930* Status?

^ Comments :  

Central Pacific Airlines   

1985* - 1985* Status?

^ Comments :  

Central States Airlines   

1978* - 1981* Status?

^ Comments : Central States Airlines was also known as Green Bay Airways rom 1978 onwards

Central States Airlines   

1988* - 1990* Status?

^ Comments :  

Central Texas Airlines   

1967* - 1970 Inactive

^ Comments : Central Texas Airlines flew Killeen-Temple-Waco-Dallas using Cessna 402 aircraft. License was revoked by the state

Central Vermont Airways   

1933* - 1933* Renamed

^ Comments :  

Centurion Air Service   

1973* - 1973* Status?

^ Comments :  

Centurion Cargo   

2001 - date Active

^ Comments : Centurion Cargo was founded on 08Nov1985 as Challenge Air Cargo, starting operations on 15Nov1985. South Winds Cargo merged into Centurion Cargo on 07Aug2006

Century Air Lines   

1932* - 1932 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Century Airlines   

1973* - 1996* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Century Airlines   

1977* - 1981 Inactive

^ Comments : Operated out of Eureka, California. Six Rivers Air Service was renamed to Century Airlines and was shut down by tax collectors in 1981

Century Airlines   

2002* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Century Airways   

(1980s) Began?

^ Comments :  

Century Pacific Air Lines   

1931 - 1932 Renamed

^ Comments : Century Pacific Air Lines flew Los Angeles-San Francisco-San Diego-Phoenix. [AMERICAN AIRWAYS was created by the merger of UNIVERSAL AIR LINE SYSTEMS, COLONIAL AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, EMBRY-RIDDLE CORPORATIONS and INTERSTATE AIRLINES . Acquired SAFE (1921), MARTZ AIR LINES (1932), TRANSAMERICAN AIRLINES (1932), CENTURY PACIFIC AIRLINES (1932) & STANDARD AIRLINES (1934)]. [AMERICAN AIRLINES was formed as AMERICAN AIRWAYS in 1930. AA acquired AMERICAN EXPORT AIRLINES in 1945, TRANS CARIBBEAN AIRWAYS in 1971, AIR CAL in 1986, RENO AIR in 2000 and TWA in 2001]

CES Aviation*   

1999* - 1999* Status?

^ Comments :  

CF Airfreight   

1985 - 1989 Renamed

^ Comments :  

CFI Inc.   

1994* - 1994* Status?

^ Comments :  

CHA (Chicago Helicopter Airways)   

1956 - 1974* Status?

^ Comments : CHA (Chicago Helicopter Airways) was incorporated in Delaware on 13Nov1946 as Helicopter Air Service & started operations on 20Aug1949. CHA began operations on 12Nov1956

Chalk's Flying Service   

1919 - 1936 Renamed

^ Comments : [Chalk's Ocean Airways was founded as Chalk's Flying Service in 1919 by Arthur 'Pappy' Chalk. . Renamed to Chalk's International Airlines in 1936. Acquired by the ressurected Pan Am company and renamd to Pan Am Air Bridge. A court elected that Gulfstream International Airlines take over operations and realaunch it as Chalk's Ocean Airways. Scheduled and charter floatplane service out of Miami Beach].

Chalk's International Airlines   

1936 - 1996 Renamed

^ Comments : [Chalk's Ocean Airways was founded as Chalk's Flying Service in 1919 by Arthur 'Pappy' Chalk. . Renamed to Chalk's International Airlines in 1936. Acquired by the ressurected Pan Am company and renamd to Pan Am Air Bridge. A court elected that Gulfstream International Airlines take over operations and realaunch it as Chalk's Ocean Airways. Scheduled and charter floatplane service out of Miami Beach].

Chalk's Ocean Airways   

1999 - 2007 Inactive

^ Comments : Chalk's Ocean Airways was founded as Chalk's Flying Service in 1919 by Arthur 'Pappy' Chalk. . Renamed to Chalk's International Airlines in 1936. Acquired by the ressurected Pan Am company and renamd to Pan Am Air Bridge. A court elected that Gulfstream International Airlines take over operations and realaunch it as Chalk's Ocean Airways. Scheduled and charter floatplane service out of Miami Beach

Challenge Air Cargo (CAC)   

1985* - 2001 Inactive

^ Comments : Following the takeover by UPS a new company was formed as Centurion Air Cargo to take over the air operating certificate of Challenge

Challenge Air International   

1986 - 1988 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Challenge Air Transport   

1980* - 1986* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Challenge International Airlines  updated in 2017

1984* - 1986 Renamed

^ Comments : Challenge International Airlines 1984-1986 was sold and renamed Challenge Air International

Challenger Airlines   

1947 - 1950 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Chamberlin Air Lines   

1935* - 1935* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Champion Air   

1995 - 2008 Inactive

^ Comments : Champion Air was formed as MGM Grand Air in 1987. Renamed in Jul1995 & ceased operations on 31May2008

Champlain Air   

1995* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Champlain Air Transport   

1933 - 1934 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Channel Air Lift   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Channel Flying   

1964 - 1979* Status?

^ Comments : Channel Flying was formed in 1953 as Juneau Air Taxi Service and changed to Loken Air Charter in 1961. Current title adopted in 1964 foillowing merger with Channel Flying Service

Channel Flying Service   

1963* - 1964 Renamed

^ Comments : Channel Flying was formed in 1953 as Juneau Air Taxi Service and changed to Loken Air Charter in 1961. Current title adopted in 1964 foillowing merger with Channel Flying Service

Channel Islands Aviation   

1998* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Chaparral Airlines   

1976 - 1990 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Chaplin Airlines   

1919 - 1919 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Chapman Air   

1978 - 1985 Renamed

^ Comments : Flight Express started as Chapman Air in May1978. On 01Nov1985 Jim Chapman sold his company & was renamed as Flight Express. Ceased on 30Apr2013

Charles Dickenson   

1926 - 1926 Renamed

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ChartAir   

1988* - 1988* Renamed

^ Comments : Air San Juan was founded as ChartAir by Chris & Jamie Marsden after demise of San Juan Airlines. Based at Friday Harbor, Washington

Charter Air Service   

2002* - 2002* Status?

^ Comments :  

Charter Air Transport   

1997* - date Active

^ Comments : Charter Air Transport applied to change its name to VIA Airlines on Apr2015

Charter Airlines   

1978 - 1979* Renamed

^ Comments : Charter Airlines started in 1977 as Charterair Commuter Airline. In 1978 was renamed Charter Air Center & then in 1978 became Charter Airlines. Merged with Mackey International Airline in 1979

Charter Airlines   

1994* - 1994* Status?

^ Comments :  

Charter America   

1999* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Charter One Airlines   

1990 - 1992 Renamed

^ Comments : Spirit Airlines was formed as Charter One in 1990 & operations started on 15Jun1990. Renamed to Spirit Airlines on 29May1992

Charter Way   

(1993) Began?

^ Comments :  

Charterair Commuter Airline   

1977 - 1978 Renamed

^ Comments : Charter Airlines started in 1977 as Charterair Commuter Airline. In 1978 was renamed Charter Air Center & then in 1978 became Charter Airlines. Merged with Mackey International Airline in 1979

Chatham Airlines (Chatham Aviation)   

1964* - 1970* Status?

^ Comments : Chatham Airlines was founded as Lemco Flying Services in 1960 by Jack Cullen. Participated in the Metro Air Service in association with AA.

Chautauqua Airlines   

1974 - 2014 Inactive

^ Comments : Chautauqua Airlines was established in Chautauqua County, New York on 03May1973. Started operations on 01Aug1974, On 31Dec2014 Chautauqua operated its last flight for Delta Connection. All crew and maintenance bases were be absorbed by Shuttle America

Check-Air   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Checker Airlines   

(1985*) Began?

^ Comments :  

Chelan Airways   

1945 - 2000* Status?

^ Comments :  

Cherokee Airlines   

1968* - 1969* Status?

^ Comments :  

Cherokee Airlines   

1972* - 1973* Status?

^ Comments :  

Cherokee Airways (Cherokee Air Taxi)   

1968 - 1970 Inactive

^ Comments : Cherokee Airways was certified as Albany Air Service on 08Aug1962. Renamed to Athens Aviation & again to Cherokee Airtaxi when service to Albany was suspended in 1968

Cherry Air   

2004* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Chesapeake & Potomac Airways   

1985* - 1985* Status?

^ Comments :  

Chesapeake Air Ferries   

1934* - 1934* Status?

^ Comments :  

Chesapeake Aircraft Company   

1928* - 1928* Status?

^ Comments :  

Chesapeake Airways   

1947* - 1947* Status?

^ Comments :  

Chester County Air   

1987* - 1988* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Chicago & Southern Air Lines   

1935 - 1953 Renamed

^ Comments : Pacific Seaboard Airlines was founded on 15Jun1933, first flight on 23Jun1933 & renamed in Jan1935 to Chicago & Southern Air Lines. Merged into Delta on 01May1953

Chicago & Southern Airlines   

1969 - 1971 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Chicago Air   

1986 - 1986 Renamed

^ Comments :  

Chicago Express Airlines   

1993 - 2005 Inactive

^ Comments : Chicago Express Airlines started operations in Aug1993. ATA Airlines acquired Chicago Express for $1.9 million on 01Jun1999. Grounded on 28Mar2005

Chicago-Detroit Airways   

1931 - 1931 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Chinook Air   

1984* - 1985* Status?

^ Comments :  

Chippewa Air Commuter   

1977 - 1978 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Chisum Flying Service of Alaska   

1985* - 1985 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Chitina Air Service   

1991* - 1991* Status?

^ Comments :  

Choice Aire   

2015 - date Active

^ Comments : Choice Aire started public charter flights between Miami and Atlantic City on 21May2015

Christiansen Air Service  updated in 2017

1956* - 1956 Renamed

^ Comments : Christiansen Air Service was an Alaska based airline that was acquired by Cordova Airlines [ALASKA AIRLINES was formed as McGEE AIRWAYS on 30Jun1932. McGEE AIRWAYS then merged with STAR AIR SERVICES to form STAR AIRWAYS. The name was changed to ALASKA STAR AIRLINES in 1932. Alaska Airlines name was adopted on 02May1944 from Alaska Star Airlines & it commenced operations on 06Jun1944. Acquired ALASKA COASTAL-ELLIS AIRLINES in 1968, CORDOBA AIRLINES in 1968, MIROW AIR SERVICE, POLLACK FLYING SERVICE, LAVERY AIRWAYS, JET AMERICA in 1987 and SAN JUAN in 1989. Code shared with ERA Av. known as Jet Alaska. First commercial operator of Lockheed L.100 in 1965 and launch customer for B737-900 (2001). Only airline to operate both CV880 and CV990. Regional carrier based at SeaTac, Washington State]

Christiansen's Flying Service   

1930* - 1930* Status?

^ Comments :  

Christler Flying Services   

1970* - 1979 Inactive

^ Comments :  

Christman Air System   

1977 - 1988* Status?

^ Comments :  

Christofferson Air Ferry   

1914 - 1930 Renamed

^ Comments : Christofferson Air Ferry was renamed to Air Ferries Formed by Silas Christofferson & Weldon B Cooke operating San Francisco-Oakland. Closed by the opening of the Bay Bridge

Christopher Charters   

1991* - 1991* Status?

^ Comments :  

Chrysler Air   

1966* - 1995* Status?

^ Comments :  

Chrysler Air Transportation   

1964^ - 1980 Renamed

^ Comments : Pentastar Aviation began in 1964 as Chrysler Air Transportation, Chrysler Corporation’s internal flight department. The company was renamed Pentastar Aviation in 1980

Ciao Airlines   

2000* - 2000* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Cimarron Aire   

2004* - 2006* Status?

^ Comments :  

Cincinnati Airlines   

1969* - 1970* Status?

^ Comments : Cincinnati Airlines operated Cessna 402 aircraft around Cincinnati

Circle Airways   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

Circle Rainbow Air   

1979* - 1992* Status?

^ Comments :  

Cirrus Air   

1996* - 1996* Status?

^ Comments : 06Nov 1

CIS Air Corporation   

(****) Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

CIT Airways (Caribbean Island Transport)   

(2014) Began?

^ Comments : CIT Airways was planning to launch direct flights between Fort Lauderdale Int'l and Dominica Melville Hall using a B737-300 in Jan2014

Citadel Airlines   

1982 - 1982 Inactive

^ Comments :  

City Link Air   

(2009) Began?

^ Comments : City Link Air was formed in 2009 in Jacksonville but unsure if ever started

CityLink Airlines   

2001* - 2002* Inactive

^ Comments :  

CJS Aircargo   

1970* - 1972* Inactive

^ Comments :  

Clark Aerial Service   

1964* - 1969* Status?

^ Comments :  

Clark Air Courier   

1994* - 1994* Status?