The World's Airlines

Past, Present & Future

 Airline Tickets

Home  World Africa Americas Europe Rest of World Tickets History

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

Country aircraft registration code = EX

10 Dec 2017

Tez Jet launched services on 01Aug2013 but ch-aviation reporting that it has retired it's sole BAe 146-200 [update]

05 Dec 2017

Air Kyrgyzstan ceased operations on 26Oct2017 after its only aircraft, a B.735 incurred a bird strike. It hopes to restart shortly

26 Aug 2016

Air KG commenced operations in 2015 [added]

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline

ACI Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006* - 2008
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Aero Trans Service   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005 - 2007
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Aerostan   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004* - 2005*
Airline Code : -- : BSC
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aerostan was founded in 2004

Air Bishkek   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2011 - 2016
Airline Code : KR : EAA
Genealogy : Kyrgyz Airways >Eastok Avia >Kyrgyz Airways >Air Bishkek
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

Air KG   

Status : Active

Dates :

2015 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air KG commenced operations in 2015

Air Kyrgyzstan  last update: 05Dec2017

Status : Restarting

Dates :

2013 - 2017
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aeroflot, Kyrgyzstan Directorate >Kyrgyzstan Airlines >>Altyn Air >Kyrgyzstan Aircompany >Air Kyrgyzstan
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. Ceased operations on 26Oct2017 after its only aircraft, a B735 incurred a birdstrike. It hopes to restart shortly

Air Manas (i)   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2006 - 2013*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Manas >Pegasus Asia >>AirManas
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

Air Manas (ii)   

Status : Active

Dates :

2015* - date
Airline Code : M2 : MBB
Genealogy : Air Manas >Pegasus Asia >>AirManas
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

Air Victory   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Altyn Air   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2001 - 2006
Airline Code : QH : LYN
Genealogy : Aeroflot, Kyrgyzstan Directorate >Kyrgyzstan Airlines >>Altyn Air >Kyrgyzstan Aircompany >Air Kyrgyzstan
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

Anikay Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003* - 2007
Airline Code : -- : AKF
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

ASA Aviation   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006 - 2009
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Asia Alpha Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006* - 2008
Airline Code : OD : SAL
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Asian Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009* - 2012
Airline Code : KZ : AAZ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Asian Star   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1998* - 2002*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Astral   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Avia Traffic Company  last update: 24Dec2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2003 - date
Airline Code : Z7 : AVJ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Avia Traffic Company was formed in 2003. Scheduled services, based at Manas Airport in Bishkek

Aviaex   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992* - 1993
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Avon Express   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Botir Avia (Botir-Avia)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000* - 2008
Airline Code : B8 : BTR
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Butembo Airlines   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

CAAS (Central Asian Aviation Services)   

Status : Active

Dates :

2010* - date
Airline Code : -- : CBK
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

China Glory Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995* - 1996
Airline Code : -- : GLO
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

DAMES   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2009* - 2012
Airline Code : 2O - DAM
Genealogy : DAMES >SAEMES
Comments : Airline is renamed from Dames to State Aviation Enterprise under the Ministry of Emergency Situations (SAEMES) in 2012

Eastok Avia   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2006 - 2007*
Airline Code : E4 : EAA
Genealogy : Kyrgyz Airways >Eastok Avia >Kyrgyz Airways >Air Bishkek
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

Esen Air   

Status : Active

Dates :

2006 - date
Airline Code : K9 : ESD
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Esen Air started operations on 10Oct2006

Expo Aviation   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2002* - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Galaxy Air  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2009
Airline Code : 7O : GA
Genealogy : TAPO Avio (Uzbekistan) >Galaxy Air (Kyrgyzstan)
Comments : GALAXY AIR was formed in Uzbekistan as TAPO-AVIO. International and regional scheduled services

GATS Bishkek  last update: 03Nov2017

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Abu Dhabi based but status unsure as all aircraft sold

Gloria   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Golden Rule Airlines   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2006* - 2009*
Airline Code : -- : GRS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Heli Sky   

Status : Active

Dates :

2013 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Intal Avia   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2007* - 2009*
Airline Code : -- : INL
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Inter Trans Avia (Inter Transavia Cargo)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002* - 2004
Airline Code : Y5 : ITD
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Itek Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2010
Airline Code : G1 : IKA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

KAS Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001 - 2002
Airline Code : KW : KSD
Genealogy : Star Airlines >KAS Air
Comments : Regular cargo flights from Bishkek to the Middle East and South East Asia. KAS Air was renamed from Star Airlines

Kyrgysia (Krygyzia)   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(2002*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Kyrgyz Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2003
Airline Code : KT : KAF
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Kyrgyz Airlines   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2013)
Airline Code : LK : KGZ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Kyrgyz Airlines failed to start because AtlasJet pulled out of deal. Was set to launch operations with Bishkek - Istanbul on 15Oct2013

Kyrgyz Airways (i)   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2004* - 2006
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Kyrgyz Airways >Eastok Avia >Kyrgyz Airways >Air Bishkek
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

Kyrgyz Airways (ii)   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2007* - 2011
Airline Code : KR : EAA
Genealogy : Kyrgyz Airways >Eastok Avia >Kyrgyz Airways >Air Bishkek
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

Kyrgyz International Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Kyrgyz Pegasus Airlines   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2010)
Airline Code : -- : KRA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Kyrgyz Trans Avia   

Status : Active

Dates :

2009 - date
Airline Code : 6K : KTC
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Kyrgyzstan Air Star   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 2002
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Kyrgyzstan Aircompany   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2006 - 2013
Airline Code : QH : LYN
Genealogy : Aeroflot, Kyrgyzstan Directorate >Kyrgyzstan Airlines >>Altyn Air >Kyrgyzstan Aircompany >Air Kyrgyzstan
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

Kyrgyzstan Airlines (Aba Yoldoro)   

Status : Active

Dates :

1992 - date
Airline Code : R8 : KGA
Genealogy : Aeroflot, Kyrgyzstan Directorate >Kyrgyzstan Airlines >>Altyn Air >Kyrgyzstan Aircompany >Air Kyrgyzstan
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)

Kyzyl Orda   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2000
Airline Code : -- : KZA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Lyoox Palyot   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000* - 2002
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Manas Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000* - 2001
Airline Code : MV : KGM
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Manas Air was based in Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan. It was established in 2000 and ceased operations in 2001

Manas Airways   

Status : Active

Dates :

2011* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Manas Airways was formed in 2011

MAXavia   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2008* - 2009*
Airline Code : -- : MAI
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Osh-Avia   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2008* - 2008*
Airline Code : -- : OSH
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Pegasus Asia   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2013 - 2015*
Airline Code : ZM : MBB
Genealogy : Air Manas >Pegasus Asia >>AirManas
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

Quadrotour-Aero   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Reem Airlines   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

S Group Aviation   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007* - 2013
Airline Code : -- : SGL
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : S Group Aviation was formed in 2007

SAEMES (State Aviation Enterprise)   

Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Airline Code : 2O - DAM
Genealogy : DAMES >SAEMES
Comments : Airline is renamed from Dames to State Aviation Enterprise under the Ministry of Emergency Situations (SAEMES) in 2012

Sky Bishkek   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2012 - 2015
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Sky Bishkek suspended operations in Jun2015

SKY KG Airlines   

Status : Active

Dates :

2012^ - date
Airline Code : -- : KGK
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Sky Way Air (Skyway Air)   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2009*
Airline Code : -- : SAB
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Star Airlines   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1999* - 2001
Airline Code : -- : STA
Genealogy : Star Airlines >KAS Air
Comments : Regular cargo flights from Bishkek to the Middle East and South East Asia. KAS Air was renamed from Star Airlines

Star of Asia   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992* - 1995
Airline Code : -- : SSA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

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

Status : Active

Dates :

2015 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Start-up Air KG begins VIP charter operations in Aug2015

Supreme Aviation   

Status : Active

Dates :

2012* - date
Airline Code : -- : SGK
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Supreme Aviation was formed in 2012

Tenir Airlines   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2008* - 2008*
Airline Code : -- : TEB
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Tez Jet  last update: 10Dec2017

Status : Restarting

Dates :

2013 - 2017
Airline Code : -- : TEZ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Tez Jet was founded on 23Apr2013 & its AOC was dated 10Jul2013 issued by the AGA. The carrier launched services on 01Aug2013 but appears to have retired it's sole Bae 146-200

Trast Aero (Aquiline International)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005* - 2008*
Airline Code : S5 : TSJ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Valor Air   

Status : Active

Dates :

2007* - date
Airline Code : -- : VAC
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Valor Air was founded in 2007
Home  World Africa Americas Europe Rest of World Tickets History