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Luxembourg, officially known as the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is country in western Europe, bordered by Belgium on the north and west, Germany on the east, and France on the south. With Belgium and the Netherlands, Luxembourg forms the Low, or Benelux, Countries. The country has an area of 2586 sq km (998 sq mi).

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May 27, 2017 Luxaviation Helicopters is a business private charter carrier based at Luxembourg Findel International (LUX) [added]
May 26, 2017 Luxaviation is still operating [status change]
April 26, 2017 West Air Luxembourg [status change & tree added] was rebranded as Smart Cargo [added]

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Operating Dates

[Not started]  Air Europe International   

(1974)

^ Comments : Air Europe International was formed in 1974, intending to operate flights between Luxembourg and Tijuana

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[Unconfirmed]  Air Luxembourg   

(****)

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[Unsure]  Air Print   

2004* - 2013*

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[Active]  CAE Aviation   

1971* - date

^ Comments : CAE Aviation was formed in 1971

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[Inactive]  Cargo Lion   

1992 - 2001

^ Comments : Cargo Lion started life in Switzerland as Cargo Lion AG in 1991. Ceased operations on 17Apr2001

^ Genealogy : Cargo Lion AG >Cargo Lion

[Active]  Cargolux   

1970 - date

^ Comments : Loftleidir, Salén, Luxair and private interests founded Cargolux on 04Mar1970 & operations started on 15Sep1970

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[Inactive]  Europe Air Charter   

1999* - 2002*

^ Comments : Europe Air Charter was founded in 1999 & provided a scheduled domestic and regional service

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[Unconfirmed]  European Air Transport   

(****)

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[Active]  Global Jet  updated

2004 - date

^ Comments : Global Jet started operations as Silver Arrows in 1999

^ Genealogy : Silver Arrows >Global Jet

[Inactive]  Interocean Airways   

1962* - 1966

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[Inactive]  Lionair   

1987* - 1990

^ Comments : Lionair was founded in 1987

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[Active]  LuxAir (Societe Luxembourgeoise de Navigation Aerienne)  updated

1962 - date

^ Comments : LuxAir was from the reorganisation of Luxembourg Airlines (founded in 1948) in 1961. Started operations on 04Apr1962 [LUXAIR was founded in 1948 as LUXEMBOURG AIRLINES. It was reorganised in 1961 and changed its name to LUXAIR Societe Luxembourgeoise de Navigation Aerienne. National airline of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. International and regional passenger and cargo airline]

^ Genealogy : Luxembourg Airlines +>Luxair

[Unsure]  Luxair Commuter   

1990* - 1998*

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[Unsure]  LuxAir Executive   

1978 - 1979*

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[Active]  Luxaviation  updated

1998* - date

^ Comments : Luxaviation is still operating as of May2017

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[Active]  Luxaviation Helicopters  added

2016* - date

^ Comments : Luxaviation Helicopters is business private charter carrier based at Luxembourg Findel International (LUX)

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[Renamed]  Luxembourg Airlines   

1948* - 1961

^ Comments : LuxAir was from the reorganisation of Luxembourg Airlines (founded in 1948).

^ Genealogy : Luxembourg Airlines +>Luxair

[Inactive]  NAT International (Nittler Air Transport International)   

1969* - 1969*

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[Unsure]  Seven Seas Airlines   

1960s

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[Renamed]  Silver Arrows  updated

1999 - 2004

^ Comments : Global Jet started operations as Silver Arrows in 1999

^ Genealogy : Silver Arrows >Global Jet

[Unconfirmed]  Silver Wings*   

(****)

^ Comments : Silver Wings operated a Luxembourg registered Falcon 900 into Luton airport in late 2002. Unsure if airline

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[Active]  Smart Cargo  added

2014 - date

^ Comments : West Air Luxembourg was created in 2002 by West Air Europe as a sister company to West Air Sweden. Rebranded as Smart Cargo in 2014. Cargo services out of Luxembourg (LUX)

^ Genealogy : West Air Luxembourg >Smart Cargo

[Not started]  Solidair (Solid'Air)   

(2001*)

^ Comments : Solidair (Solid'Air) was founded in 1998 planning to offer charter flighjts from Luxembourg to the US and Mexico. Did not start operations

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[Inactive]  Strategic Airlines   

2010 - 2012

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[Unsure]  Trans Atlantic Airlines   

1961 - 1962*

^ Comments : Trans Atlantic Airlines was a US nonscheduled carrier that operated from Gatwick since Mar1961 but moved to Luxembourg at the end of the year because of of disagreements with the Ministry of Aviation

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[Not started]  Translux International Airlines   

(1994)

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^ Genealogy : Translux International Airlines >>Cargo Lion

[Renamed]  West Air Luxembourg  updated

2003 - 2014

^ Comments : West Air Luxembourg was created in 2002 by West Air Europe as a sister company to West Air Sweden. Rebranded as Smart Cargo in 2014. Cargo services out of Luxembourg (LUX)

^ Genealogy : West Air Luxembourg >Smart Cargo