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Kyrgyzstan is a landlocked republic in the eastern part of Central Asia that is bordered on the north by Kazakhstan, on the east by China, on the south by China and Tajikistan, and on the west by Uzbekistan. Bishkek is the capital and largest city

Latest updates

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline : dates are searchable using ddmmyyyy

August 26, 2016

Air KG commenced operations in 2015 [added]

July 21, 2016

Pegasus Asia [Status change] merged into AirManas [added] in 2015

April 26, 2016

Air Bishkek suspended operations in Feb2016 following a period of financial difficulties [update]

Airline

Status Operating Dates

ACI Airlines   

Inactive 2006* - 2008

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Aero Trans Service   

Inactive 2005 - 2007

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Aerostan   

Inactive 2004* - 2005*

^ Comments : Aerostan was founded in 2004

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^ Airline Code : -- : BSC

Air Bishkek   

Inactive 2011 - 2016

^ Comments : Air Bishkek, founded in 2004 as Kyrgyz Airways, was renamed in 2006 to Eastok Avia. Re-established on 07Feb2007 as Kyrgyz Airways & to current name in 2011. AOC suspended Jun2016

^ Genealogy : Kyrgyz Airways >Eastok Avia >Kyrgyz Airways >Air Bishkek

^ Airline Code : KR : EAA

Air KG   

Active 2015 - date

^ Comments : Air KG commenced operations in 2015

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Air Kyrgyzstan   

Active 2013 - date

^ Comments : Kyrgyzstan Airlines (founded 1992) was originally Aeroflot, Kyrgyzstan Directorate & taken over by Altyn Air in 2005 & rebranded as Kyrgyzstan Air Company on 28Jul2006 & then Air Kyrgyzstan

^ Genealogy : Aeroflot, Kyrgyzstan Directorate >Kyrgyzstan Airlines >>Altyn Air >Kyrgyzstan Aircompany >Air Kyrgyzstan

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Air Manas (i)   

Renamed 2006 - 2013*

^ Comments : Air Manas was founded in 2006 as Air Manas. First flight was carried out in Dec2009. First flight under the brand name Pegasus Asia was operated on 22Mar2013. Renamed back to Air Manas

^ Genealogy : Air Manas >Pegasus Asia >>AirManas

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Air Manas (ii)   

Active 2012* - date

^ Comments : Air Manas was founded in 2006 as Air Manas. First flight was carried out in Dec2009. First flight under the brand name Pegasus Asia was operated 22Mar2013. Back to Air Manas

^ Genealogy : Air Manas >Pegasus Asia >>AirManas

^ Airline Code : M2 : MBB

Air Victory   

Unsure 2004* - 2006*

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Altyn Air   

Renamed 2001 - 2006

^ Comments : Kyrgyzstan Airlines (founded 1992) was originally Aeroflot, Kyrgyzstan Directorate & taken over by Altyn Air in Apr2001 & rebranded as Kyrgyzstan Air Company on 28Jul2006 & then Air Kyrgyzstan in 2013

^ Genealogy : Aeroflot, Kyrgyzstan Directorate >Kyrgyzstan Airlines >>Altyn Air >Kyrgyzstan Aircompany >Air Kyrgyzstan

^ Airline Code : QH : LYN

Anikay Air   

Inactive 2003* - 2007

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^ Airline Code : -- : AKF

ASA Aviation   

Inactive 2006 - 2009

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Asia Alpha Airways   

Inactive 2006* - 2008

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^ Airline Code : OD : SAL

Asian Air   

Inactive 2009* - 2012

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^ Airline Code : KZ : AAZ

Asian Star   

Unsure 1998* - 2002*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Astral   

Unsure 2004* - 2006*

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Avia Traffic Company   

Active 2003 - date

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^ Airline Code : Z7 : AVJ

Aviaex   

Inactive 1992* - 1993

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Avon Express   

Unsure 2004* - 2006*

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Botir Avia (Botir-Avia)   

Inactive 2000* - 2008

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^ Airline Code : B8 : BTR

Butembo Airlines   

Unsure 2004* - 2006*

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CAAS (Central Asian Aviation Services)   

Active 2010* - date

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^ Airline Code : -- : CBK

China Glory Airlines   

Inactive 1995* - 1996

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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^ Airline Code : -- : GLO

DAMES   

Renamed 2009* - 2012

^ Comments : Airline is renamed from Dames to State Aviation Enterprise under the Ministry of Emergency Situations (SAEMES) in 2012

^ Genealogy : DAMES >SAEMES

^ Airline Code : 2O - DAM

Eastok Avia   

Renamed 2006 - 2007*

^ Comments : Air Bishkek was founded in 2004 as Kyrgyz Airways and renamed in 2006 to Eastok Avia. Re-established on 07Feb2007 as Kyrgyz Airways & to current name in 2011

^ Genealogy : Kyrgyz Airways >Eastok Avia >Kyrgyz Airways >Air Bishkek

^ Airline Code : E4 : EAA

Esen Air   

Active 2006 - date

^ Comments : Esen Air started operations on 10Oct2006

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^ Airline Code : K9 : ESD

Expo Aviation   

Unsure 2002* - 2003*

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Galaxy Air  updated

Inactive 2002 - 2009

^ Comments : GALAXY AIR was formed in Uzbekistan as TAPO-AVIO. International and regional scheduled services

^ Genealogy : TAPO Avio (Uzbekistan) >Galaxy Air (Kyrgyzstan)

^ Airline Code : 7O : GA

GATS Bishkek   

Unsure 2004* - 2004*

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Gloria   

Unconfirmed (****)

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Golden Rule Airlines   

Unsure 2006* - 2009*

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^ Airline Code : -- : GRS

Heli Sky   

Active 2013 - date

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Intal Avia   

Unsure 2007* - 2009*

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^ Airline Code : -- : INL

Inter Trans Avia (Inter Transavia Cargo)   

Inactive 2002* - 2004

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^ Airline Code : Y5 : ITD

Itek Air   

Inactive 1999 - 2010

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^ Airline Code : G1 : IKA

KAS Air   

Inactive 2001 - 2002

^ Comments : Regular cargo flights from Bishkek to the Middle East and South East Asia. KAS Air was renamed from Star Airlines

^ Genealogy : Star Airlines >KAS Air

^ Airline Code : KW : KSD

Kyrgysia (Krygyzia)   

Unconfirmed (2002*)

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Kyrgyz Air   

Inactive 2003 - 2003

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^ Airline Code : KT : KAF

Kyrgyz Airlines   

Not started (2013)

^ Comments : Kyrgyz Airlines failed to start because AtlasJet pulled out of deal. Was set to launch operations with Bishkek - Istanbul on 15Oct2013

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : LK : KGZ

Kyrgyz Airways (i)   

Renamed 2004* - 2006

^ Comments : Air Bishkek was founded in 2004 as Kyrgyz Airways and renamed in 2006 to Eastok Avia. Re-established on 07Feb2007 as Kyrgyz Airways & to current name in 2011

^ Genealogy : Kyrgyz Airways >Eastok Avia >Kyrgyz Airways >Air Bishkek

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Kyrgyz Airways (ii)   

Renamed 2007* - 2011

^ Comments : Air Bishkek was founded in 2004 as Kyrgyz Airways and renamed in 2006 to Eastok Avia. Re-established on 07Feb2007 as Kyrgyz Airways & to current name in 2011

^ Genealogy : Kyrgyz Airways >Eastok Avia >Kyrgyz Airways >Air Bishkek

^ Airline Code : KR : EAA

Kyrgyz International Airlines   

Inactive 2002 - 2004

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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Kyrgyz Pegasus Airlines   

Not started (2010)

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^ Airline Code : -- : KRA

Kyrgyz Trans Avia   

Active 2009 - date

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^ Airline Code : 6K : KTC

Kyrgyzstan Air Star   

Inactive 1999* - 2002

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Kyrgyzstan Aircompany   

Renamed 2006 - 2013

^ Comments : Kyrgyzstan Airlines (founded 1992) was originally Aeroflot, Kyrgyzstan Directorate & taken over by Altyn Air in 2005 & rebranded as Kyrgyzstan Air Company on 28Jul2006 & then Air Kyrgyzstan in 2013

^ Genealogy : Aeroflot, Kyrgyzstan Directorate >Kyrgyzstan Airlines >>Altyn Air >Kyrgyzstan Aircompany >Air Kyrgyzstan

^ Airline Code : QH : LYN

Kyrgyzstan Airlines (Aba Yoldoro)   

Active 1992 - date

^ Comments : Kyrgyzstan Airlines (founded 1992) was originally Aeroflot, Kyrgyzstan Directorate & taken over by Altyn Air in 2005 & rebranded as Kyrgyzstan Air Company on 28Jul2006 & then Air Kyrgyzstan in 2013 ( scheduled international and domestic services with its main base is Manas International Airport, Bishkek)

^ Genealogy : Aeroflot, Kyrgyzstan Directorate >Kyrgyzstan Airlines >>Altyn Air >Kyrgyzstan Aircompany >Air Kyrgyzstan

^ Airline Code : R8 : KGA

Kyzyl Orda   

Inactive 1999 - 2000

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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^ Airline Code : -- : KZA

Lyoox Palyot   

Inactive 2000* - 2002

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Manas Air   

Inactive 2000* - 2001

^ Comments : Manas Air was based in Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan. It was established in 2000 and ceased operations in 2001

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^ Airline Code : MV : KGM

Manas Airways   

Active 2011* - date

^ Comments : Manas Airways was formed in 2011

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MAXavia   

Unsure 2008* - 2009*

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^ Airline Code : -- : MAI

Osh-Avia   

Unsure 2008* - 2008*

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^ Airline Code : -- : OSH

Pegasus Asia   

Renamed 2013 - 2015*

^ Comments : Air Manas was founded in 2006 as Air Manas. First flight was carried out in Dec2009. First flight under the brand name Pegasus Asia was operated 22Mar2013. Back to Air Manas

^ Genealogy : Air Manas >Pegasus Asia >>AirManas

^ Airline Code : ZM : MBB

Quadrotour-Aero   

Inactive 2002* - 2006*

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Reem Airlines   

Unsure 2004* - 2006*

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S Group Aviation   

Inactive 2007* - 2013

^ Comments : S Group Aviation was formed in 2007

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : SGL

SAEMES (State Aviation Enterprise)   

Active 2012 - date

^ Comments : Airline is renamed from Dames to State Aviation Enterprise under the Ministry of Emergency Situations (SAEMES) in 2012

^ Genealogy : DAMES >SAEMES

^ Airline Code : 2O - DAM

Sky Bishkek   

Inactive 2012 - 2015

^ Comments : Sky Bishkek suspended operations in Jun2015

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SKY KG Airlines   

Active 2012^ - date

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^ Airline Code : -- : KGK

Sky Way Air (Skyway Air)   

Unsure 2004* - 2009*

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^ Airline Code : -- : SAB

Star Airlines   

Renamed 1999* - 2001

^ Comments : Regular cargo flights from Bishkek to the Middle East and South East Asia. KAS Air was renamed from Star Airlines

^ Genealogy : Star Airlines >KAS Air

^ Airline Code : -- : STA

Star of Asia   

Inactive 1992* - 1995

^ Comments : No further information at this time

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^ Airline Code : -- : SSA

Start-up Air KG begins VIP charter operations (added)   

Active 2015 - date

^ Comments : Start-up Air KG begins VIP charter operations in Aug2015

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Supreme Aviation   

Active 2012* - date

^ Comments : Supreme Aviation was formed in 2012

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^ Airline Code : -- : SGK

Tenir Airlines   

Unsure 2008* - 2008*

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^ Airline Code : -- : TEB

TezJet  updated

Active 2013 - date

^ Comments : TezJet was founded & started operations in 2013

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : TEZ

Trast Aero (Aquiline International)   

Inactive 2005* - 2008*

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^ Airline Code : S5 : TSJ

Valor Air   

Active 2007* - date

^ Comments : Valor Air was founded in 2007

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^ Airline Code : -- : VAC

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