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24Airways

2017 >

Italy

^ Comments : 24Airways is planning to launch services across Europe from its proposed hub at Milan Malpensa Airport. The virtual start-up plans to secure an Air Operators Certificate or an Air Services Licence from Italy's Ente Nazionale per l'Aviazione Civile (ENAC) by the end of 2016, and commence service operations in 2017

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Air Mancora

2017 >

Peru

^ Comments : Air Mancora intends to launch flights to Ecuador in 2017

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Air Mediterranean

2017 >

Greece

^ Comments : Air Mediterranean has been granted its AOC by the Greek authorities

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Air Sahel

2017 >

Sahel Countries

^ Comments : Air Sahel is a proposed regional airline to serve five Sahelian countries in the biogeographic zone of Africa: Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Mali, Niger and Chad. Hoping to start in 2017

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Air Sénégal

2017 >

Senegal

^ Comments : The Senegalese government has officially announced the formation of Air Sénégal following the recent demise of Senegal Airlines

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Air Siem Reap

2017 >

Cambodia

^ Comments : Air Siem Reap has applied to provide passenger services out of Siem Reap Angkor International (REP)

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Air2

2017 >

France

^ Comments : Air2 is a start-up planning to launch budget operations by the end of 2017

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AirAsia Japan (MkII)

2017 >

Japan

^ Comments : AirAsia Japan has said that its start has been delayed until 2017

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airly.

2017 >

Australia

^ Comments : airly.’s co-founders Alexander Robinson, Luke Hampshire & Ivan Vysotskiy have unveiled plans to offer unlimited travel to most airports in the country. Intended starting in 3Q2016 but delayed until 2017

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Alas del Sur

2017 >

Argentina

^ Comments : Alas del Sur is a planned scheduled carrier basd at Córdoba Ingeniero Aeronáutico Ambrosio L.V. Taravella International (COR)

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Amazon Prime Air

2017 >

USA

^ Comments : Amazon Prime Air will use Miniature UAV (otherwise known as drone) technology to autonomously fly individual packages to customers’ doorsteps within 30 minutes of ordering. Also freight aircraft

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Arctic Airways

2017 >

Denmark

^ Comments : Arctic Airways is a planned carrier out of Aalborg (AAL)

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AVA Airways

2017 >

Dominican_Republic

^ Comments : AVA Airways (Dominican Republic) hope to secure its AOC and launch during the first half of 2017

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Avianca Argentina (Avian Líneas Aéreas)

2017 >

Argentina

^ Comments : Synergy Aerospace announced plans to launch a subsidiary in Argentina called Avian Lineas Aereas & branded Avianca Argentina. It intends to operate domestic services starting in Jan2017, having as main hubs Buenos Aires and later in Cordoba

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Azimut

2017 >

Russia

^ Comments : Azimut is a new start-up

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Azur Air Germany

2017 >

Germany

^ Comments : Azur Air Germany intends to launch operations in mid-2017

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Baltia Air Lines

2017 >

USA

^ Comments : Baltia Air Lines had originally planned to start services in 2014 but did acheive its AOC. It has resumed attempts to do this

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Buta Airways

2017 >

Azerbaijan

^ Comments : Buta Airways is expected to launch in Autumn 2017 out of Baku Heydar Aliev International (GYD). It is the low-cost subsidiary of AZAL Azerbaijan Airlines

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Cally Air

2017 >

Nigeria

^ Comments : The Nigerian state government of Cross River & Dana Air are to develop a new domestic carrier based at Calabar

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Cargolux China

2017 >

China

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Crystal AirCruises

2017 >

USA

^ Comments : Crystal AirCruises is offering luxury flights, based at Los Angeles International (LAX)

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Cyprus Airways

2017 >

Cyprus

^ Comments : Charlie Airlines has signed a licensing agreement with the Cypriot government wherein the start-up carrier will have access to the Cyprus Airways logo & brand. Rebranded as Cyprus Airways prior to starting operations in late 2016

^ Genealogy : Charlie Airlines >Cyprus Airways

Easyair

2017 >

India

^ Comments : Easyair is a planned scheduled carrier rebranded from Premier Airways (2014-2015). Based at Chennai Meenambakkam (MAA)

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Express Air Cargo

2017 >

Tunisia

^ Comments : Express Air Cargo is a start up hoping to operate cargo services out of Enfidha Hammamet International in late 2016. Has now delivery of its first aircraft, a B.733

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Fly Hornbill

2017 >

India

^ Comments : Fly Hornbill intend to have its operational base in Guwahati and operate a fleet of Embraer 145 aircraft

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flyadeal

2017 >

Saudi_Arabia

^ Comments : Saudia announced the launch of a new low cost carrier in the kingdom called Flyadeal. It is slated to begin domestic operations in mid-2017

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Flybondi

2017 >

Argentina

^ Comments : Flybondi is Argentina's first ULCC & will be based at Buenos Aires Aeroparque Jorge Newbery (AEP)

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Flyeasy

2017 >

India

^ Comments : FlyEasy (Bangalore Int'l) has taken a steps towards the launch of operations following an agreement to acquire up to 74% of Air Pegasus (OP, Bangalore Int'l)

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Flyest

2017 >

Argentina

^ Comments : Flyest is a scheduled carrier to be based at Buenos Aires Aeroparque Jorge Newbery (AEP). It intends to start early 2017

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FlyPlymouth

2017 >

UK

^ Comments : FlyPlymouth was launched in 2015 & hopes to re-open Plymouth airport in 2017

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FlyViking

2017 >

Norway

^ Comments : FlyViking was renamed from Giaevair (founded and backed by former Wideroe pilot, Ola Giæver). Had Viking Air Norway merge in. Completed its AOC certification with the Norwegian civil aviation authority (Luftfartstilsynet) in Feb2017

^ Genealogy : Giaevair >FlyViking

FlyYangYang

2017 >

South_Korea

^ Comments : FlyYangYang is a proposed scheduled Carrier based at Yangyang International (YNY)

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Guinea Airlines

2017 >

Guinea

^ Comments : Guinea Airlines is planning to start scheduled services out of Conakry G'bessia International (CKY)

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Harrier Airlines

2017 >

Nigeria

^ Comments : Harrier Airlines intends to offer scheduled services in late 2017

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JC (Cambodia) International Airlines

2017 >

Cambodia

^ Comments : JC (Cambodia) International Airlines is a new start-up intending to launch scheduled services. Start delayed until Feb2017

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JetSMART

2017 >

Chile

^ Comments : JetSMART is a proposed carrier out of (Santiago de Chile Int'l) financed through US low-cost carrier investment specialists Indigo Partners LLC

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Knightflight Airways

2017 >

Jamaica

^ Comments : Knightflight Airways intends to start services in early 2017

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Lanmei Airlines

2017 >

Cambodia

^ Comments : Lanmei Airlines, a Chinese-owned airline, has applied to provide passenger services out of Phnom Penh Pochentong International (PNH)

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Longjiang Airlines

2017 >

China

^ Comments : Longjiang Airlines had hoped to launch services in Dec2015 but was delayed until 2016. Received its AOC in early 2017

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Naxosair

2017 >

Greece

^ Comments : Naxosair intends to start operations in 2017

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Norfolk Island Airlines

2017 >

Australia

^ Comments : In-light of Air New Zealand’s suddenly withdrawing its Auckland service, Norfolk Island Airlines will now bring forward its planned 2017 Brisbane service to include an Auckland service

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Orion Airways

2017 >

Cyprus

^ Comments : Orion Airways was established in Jun2015 and planned to start its operation by opening flights from Larnaca during 4Q2016. ch-aviation reporting that certification is imminent in 2017

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Pohang Air

2017 >

South_Korea

^ Comments : Pohang Air is a planned scheduled carrier based at Pohang (KPO)

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PowdAir

2017 >

PowdAir

^ Comments : PowdAir intends to operate into the heart of Switzerland's most popular winter sports region, the Valais. The airline is based in the city of Sion and will be running routes five days a week, from 17Dec2017 onwards, to Southend, Bournemouth, Southampton, Bristol, Manchester and Edinburgh in the UK as well as Brussels (BE) and Rotterdam (NL)

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Qianhai Airlines

2017 >

China

^ Comments : Qianhai Airlines intends to offer scheduled services out of Shenzhen Bao'an International (SZX)

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Queen Bilqis Airways

2017 >

Yemen

^ Comments : The Yemeni government of Prime Minister Ahmed bin Dagher has given its consent to the formal establishment of Queen Bilqis Airways, a privately-owned start-up that has been on the drawing boards for the past three years. Queen Bilqis Airways is a scheduled Carrier out of Sana International (SAH)

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Shenniao Airlines

2017 >

China

^ Comments : Shenniao Airlines is a planned scheduled carrier out of Chengdu Shuangliu International (CTU)

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Silk Way East Airlines

2017 >

Azerbaijan

^ Comments : Silk Way East Airlines is start-up cargo carrier based at Baku Heydar Aliev International (GYD)

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Simrik International Cargo Airlines

2017 >

Nepal

^ Comments : Simrik Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with US cargo start-up Sapphire Global Airways to form Simrik International Cargo Airlines

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SkyLebanon

2017 >

Lebanon

^ Comments : SkyLebanon is a Beirut Rafic Hariri International (BEY) carrier hoping to start in 2016

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Small Planet Airlines Cambodia

2017 >

Cambodia

^ Comments : Small Planet Airlines Cambodia has applied to provide passenger services out of Phnom Penh Pochentong International (PNH)

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SundAir

2017 >

Germany

^ Comments : SundAir is to be an independent, middle-sized air carrier for the European leisure market. Hoping to start in Apr2017

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Syrian Wings Airlines

2017 >

Syria

^ Comments : Syrian Wings Airlines is a proposed passenger charter carrier based at Damascus (DAM)

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Tausani Airlines

2017 >

Samoa

^ Comments : Tausani Airlines (Pago Pago) is set to begin its certification process

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Terra Avia

2017 >

Moldova

^ Comments : Terra Avia was incorporated in Chisinau in 2000 & received its AOC in Oct2016

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Transporte Aéreo Militar Comercial

2017 >

Bolivia

^ Comments : TAM (Transportes Aereo Militar) started operations on 15Jun1945 by the Air Force offer flights to rural communities where commercial airlines could not operate profitably. The airline will cease all civilian passenger operations with effect from 16Dec2016 following a directive from the Bolivian Ministry of Public Works issued on 08Dec2016. Extra time given to complete a transition into a state-owned enterprise, Transporte Aéreo Militar Comercial

^ Genealogy : TAM (Transportes Aereo Militar) >Transporte Aéreo Militar Comercial

Ukrainian Wings

2017 >

Ukraine

^ Comments : Ukrainian Wings has been initially denied its AOC by the SAAU

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Varmontt Express

2017 >

Chile

^ Comments : Paravai Líneas Aéreas plans to start operations in Chile during the first quarter of 2017, covering domestic and international operations, with a fleet of A320 and A321 and B.777 aircraft

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Viva Airlines Perú

2017 >

Peru

^ Comments : Viva Airlines Perú intends to commence operations during the first quarter of 2016 using A320s

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VivaLatinoamérica

2017 >

Costa_Rica

^ Comments : VivaCam was founded in 2015 as a LCC with the name being a contraction of "Viva Centroamerica". It was rebranded as VivaLatinoamérica prior to starting

^ Genealogy : VivaCam >VivaLatinoamérica

Waves

2017 >

UK

^ Comments : Guernsey start up carrier Waves is hoping to launch a hybrid scheduled and air taxi service within the Channel Islands and to the British mainland in summer 2017

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ZiNG Airlines

2017 >

CaNADCanada

^ Comments : ZiNG Airlines is a start-up that plans to use Bombardier CS100 jets to offer point-to-point domestic services from the second quarter of 2017

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