Belarus is a landlocked republic in east central Europe, bordered by Russia to the east, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and the Baltic republics of Latvia and Lithuania to the northwest. Nearly 80 percent of its people are ethnic Belarusian, and about two-thirds of its population live in urban centres. Belarus has a centrally planned economy dominated by state-controlled heavy industry. Its government is a presidential republic in which the executive is the chief authority. The capital and largest city is Minsk, located in the centre of the country

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February 20, 2016Orsha Air was set up in 2013 by OAO Orsha Aircraft Repair Plant [added]

October 14, 2015

Rada Airlines commenced cargo operations using a pair of Il-62M freighters out of Minsk [added]

Airline

Operating DatesStatus

Aeroconcept   

1999* - 2000Inactive

^ Comments : Aeroconcept was founded in 1999

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BACA (Belarusian Association of Civil Aviation)   

1933 - 1996*Renamed

^ Comments : Belavia Belarusian Airlines, created on 05Mar1996, was fomerly the Aeroflot Division in the Republic of Belarus (formed in Nov1933).

^ Genealogy : BACA (Belarusian Association of Civil Aviation) >Belavia

BAS (Belarusski Aviatsonny Servis)   

1995^ - 2002Inactive

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Belair (Bel-Air)   

1991* - 1999Inactive

^ Comments : Belair (Bel-Air) was founded in 1991

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Belavia (Belarussian Airlines) (Air Belarussia)   

1996 - dateActive

^ Comments : Belavia Belarusian Airlines, created on 05Mar1996, was fomerly the Aeroflot Division in the Republic of Belarus (formed in Nov1933). Had Minskavia merge in in 1998

^ Genealogy : BACA (Belarusian Association of Civil Aviation) >Belavia

Breat United Aviation Detachment   

1998* - 1999*Status?

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Genex   

2006 - dateActive

^ Comments : Genex was registered in 1997 on Minsk National Airport as a customs agency & transport-expediting enterprise. Started to operate international cargo flights by An-26B in 2006

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Gomelavia  updated

1996 - 2011Inactive

^ Comments : Gomelavia was founded in 1996. The state-owned company ceased operations on 22Feb2011. Domestic scheduled service and regional charters out of Gomel Airport. Originally formed as part of Bel-Avia.

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Grodno Aviakompania   

2007 - dateActive

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Minsk Flight Detachment #1   

1996* - 2000*Status?

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Minskavia (Minsk Flight Detachment #2)   

1996* - 1998Renamed

^ Comments : Minskavia was founded in 1996 as a regional and domestic charter airline. Merged with Belavia in 1998

^ Genealogy : Minskavia >>Belavia

MogilevAvia   

1996* - 2002Inactive

^ Comments : MogilevAvia was created in 1996 and closed in 2002

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Orsha Air   

2013* - dateActive

^ Comments : Orsha Air was set up in 2013 by OAO Orsha Aircraft Repair Plant

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Rada Airlines   

2015 - dateActive

^ Comments : Rada Airlines commenced cargo operations using a pair of Il-62M freighters out of Minsk

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RubyStar   

2002 - dateActive

^ Comments : RubyStar is a fully licensed as an air carrier since 2002 by the State Aviation Committee of the Republic of Belarus

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TechAviaService   

1994* - 1999Inactive

^ Comments : TechAviaService was formed in 1994

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Transaviaexport Airline (Trans Avia Export Cargo)   

1993 - dateActive

^ Comments : Transaviaexport Airline operations started on 30Jun1993

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Vings (Wings)   

1993* - 1998*Status?

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Wings Air Company   

1993* - 1996Inactive

^ Comments : Wings Air Company was formed in 1993

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