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Slovenia is a republic in south-eastern Europe, in the Balkan Peninsula, bordered on the north by Austria, on the northeast by Hungary, on the southeast and south by Croatia, and on the west by Italy and the Adriatic Sea. Formerly a constituent republic of Yugoslavia, Slovenia proclaimed its independence in June 1991. It joined the United Nations (UN) in May 1992. The republic has an area of 20,253 sq km (7820 sq mi). Ljubljana is the capital and largest city.

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July 27, 2017

VLM Airlines Slovenia received a Slovenian AOC and launched in Jun2017 [added]

March 25, 2016

Express Airways was founded in 1999, operating F27 Friendship, Short 360 & Airbus A300 aircraft configured as freighters on behalf of FedEx. Main base is Maribor Airport [added]

September 25, 2015

Status returned to 'Active' as Solinair has restarted operations [update]

Airline

Adria Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1986 - date

^ Comments :    Adria Airways was formed on 14Mar1961 & operations started on 30Jun1961 as Adria Airways, renamed to Inex in 1968 and back to Adria again in 1986

^ Genealogy :    Adria Airways >Inex Adria Airways >Adria Airways

^ Airline Code : JP : ADR

Aero4M   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2012 - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

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Air Dalmatia   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (1994)

^ Comments :     

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Alpe Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1999 - 2006*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

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^ Airline Code : -- : LJU

Aurora Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2008 - 2009

^ Comments :    Aurora Airlines was formed in 2005 & operating charter services based in Ljubljana in Mar2008. AOC withdrawn in 2009

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : URR

Avia Gamma   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2001* - 2002*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

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Eli Friulia   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

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Express Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1999 - date

^ Comments :    Express Airways was founded in 1999, operating F27 Friendship, Short 360 & Airbus A300 aircraft configured as freighters on behalf of FedEx. Main base is Maribor Airport

^ Genealogy :     

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FreeJet   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2012 - date

^ Comments :     

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Golden Air (Slovenia)   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2011* - 2011*

^ Comments :    Golden Air was a business charter operator based in Maribor

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Linxair Business Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1999 - 2014

^ Comments :    Linxair Business Airlines was established and started operations in 1999 at its base, Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. The company declared bankruptcy in 2014

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : LIX

Lipican Aer   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1993* - date

^ Comments :    Lipican Aer appears to be taking over the services of Solinair. It was the training establishment for the airline

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SiAvia   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2012 - date

^ Comments :    SiAvia took over the aircraft & relevant contracts from bankrupt business charter operator Linxair Business Airlines, Ljubljana Joze Pucnik (LJU)) in early Jul2001

^ Genealogy :     

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Skypartner Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1995 - 1996

^ Comments :     

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Slovenian Spirit   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2004 - 2006

^ Comments :    Slovenian Spirit was formed in 2003. Operated flights on the Styrian Spirit network connecting Maribor Airport with Salzburg (Austria), & Paris. Suspended services in Mar2006.

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : Z2 : STY

Solinair   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1991 - date

^ Comments :    Solinair was established in 1991 and started operations on 30Jun1991. Portoroz based international and regional scheduled carrier

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : SOP

VLM Airlines (Slovenia)  added

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2017 - date

^ Comments :    VLM Airlines Slovenia, also known as VLM Slovenia, is a scheduled carrier to be based at Maribor Airport. The carrier is a subsidiary of SHS Aviation Slovenia, which is part of SHS Aviation - the company that acquired VLM Airlines in 2016. The company received a Slovenian AOC and launched in Jun2017

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