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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 Sahel   

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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  added in 2017

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Senegal

^ Comments : Air Sénégal intends to start operations out of Dakar Yoff-Léopold Sédar Senghor International (DKR) in 2017

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Air Shabelle  added in 2017

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Oman

^ Comments : Air Shabelle was founded to fill the gap of the air transport in Somalia , the aim of the airline in to provide a safe, comfortable, affordable air travel between Somalia domestically and internationally

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Air Siem Reap  added in 2017

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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 China  added in 2017

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China

^ Comments : AirAsia Bhd signed a joint venture agreement with China on 14May2017 to establish a low-cost carrier (LCC), with a base in the east-central city of Zhengzhou

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AirAsia Japan (MkII)   

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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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AirX America   

2017 >

USA

^ Comments : Elite Business Aircraft is a small business service company in Auburndale, Florida. It opened in 2007. To be renamed to AirX America

^ Genealogy : AirX America

Alas del Sur  added in 2017

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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  added in 2017

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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  updated in 2017

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Russia

^ Comments : Azimut is a new start-up. Azimut is going to be based in the Southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, near the Black Sea

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Azul Uruguay  added in 2017

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Uruguay

^ Comments : Azul Uruguay plans to launch flights to Argentina in late 2017 out of Montevideo Carrasco (MVD)

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Azur Air Germany  updated in 2017

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Germany

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

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Blue Slovakia  added in 2017

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Slovakia

^ Comments : Blue Slovakia intends to start operations in mid-2017 from Bratislava Milan Rastislav Stefánik (BTS)

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Boost  added + updated in 2017

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France

^ Comments : Boost is a planned lo-cost carrier by Air France. Intends to use A350-900 aircraft. Intends to commence operations in 4Q2017

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BrightStar Express Airlines  added in 2017

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China

^ Comments : BrightStar Express Airlines is a start-up cargo carrier that was rebranded from United Star Express Airlines (2015-2016). Based at Tianjin Binhai International (TSN)

^ Genealogy : United Star Express Airlines >BrightStar Express Airlines

Buta Airways   

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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   

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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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Corail Helicopteres  added in 2017

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Mauritius

^ Comments : Corail Helicopteres is an offshoot of the Reunion based helicopter charter company based at Mauritius Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International (MRU). Has now received its AOC

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Crystal AirCruises   

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USA

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

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Cyprus Airways   

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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. The new Cyprus Airways is planning to commence operations beginning on 28Jun2017

^ Genealogy : Charlie Airlines >Cyprus Airways

Easyair  added in 2017

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India

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

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EliteJets.com  added in 2017

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USA

^ Comments : Charter start-up EliteJets.com (Naples, FL) intends to start operations on 01May2017

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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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Fayaka Airways  added in 2017

2017 >

DR_Congo

^ Comments : Fayaka Airways was founded in 2016 based at Goma (GOM)

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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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Fly Southern  added in 2017

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Sri_Lanka

^ Comments : Fly Southern is a start-up cargo carrier to be based at Colombo Ratmalana (RML)

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flyadeal   

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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   

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Argentina

^ Comments : Flybondi is Argentina's first ULCC & will be based at Buenos Aires Aeroparque Jorge Newbery (AEP). It will use the B.737-800 from Boeing for the launch of operations, slated for September of this year

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Flyeasy   

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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   

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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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FlyYangYang  added in 2017

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South_Korea

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

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GrandView Jets  added in 2017

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USA

^ Comments : GrandView Aviation announced the introduction of its jet operations affiliate. GrandView Jets, to be based at at Washington National Ronald Reagan Airport.

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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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Guyana Airways  added in 2017

2018 >

Guyana

^ Comments : Guyana Airways is yet another attempt to get the name flying. Based at Georgetown Cheddi Jagan International (GEO)

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Harrier Airlines   

2017 >

Nigeria

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

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Honesty Air Cargo  added in 2017

2017 >

UAE

^ Comments : Honesty Air Cargo is new airline that part od a larger shipping group. It is located at Ras al Khaimah International (RKT)

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Hong Kong Air Cargo  added in 2017

2017 >

Hong_Kong

^ Comments : Hong Kong Air Cargo (Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok) has acquired its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) from the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department (CAD)

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JetSMART  added in 2017

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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jetWest Airways  added in 2017

2017 >

Nigeria

^ Comments : jetWest Airways is a proposed lo-cost carrier based at Lagos Murtala Muhammad (LOS)

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Kair Airlines  added in 2017

2018 >

South_Korea

^ Comments : Kair Airlines will be based at Cheongju, and aims to start operations in 2018 using A.320s

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Kairali Airlines  updated in 2017

2017 >

India

^ Comments : Kairali Airlines was founded on 09Jan2013 and inaugurated on 15Jun2013. Now intends to start in mid-2017. It is a proposed start-up Low Cost Carrier based in India’s Kerala region

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Knightflight Airways   

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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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Level  added + updated in 2017

2017 >

Spain

^ Comments : IAG’s new long-haul low-cost airline operation is to be branded ‘Level’, and its initial route network will comprise four destinations in North and Latin America. It hopes to commence services with two 314-seat Airbus A330s on 01Jun2017. It will operate from Barcelona to the US cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco, as well as the Argentinean capital Buenos Aires and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic

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Linhas Aérea Redentora  added in 2017

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Brazil

^ Comments : Linhas Aérea Redentora (Belo Horizonte Pampulha) plans to commence operations on 15May2017, offering services from Brasilia to Belo Horizonte Pampulha

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Longhao Airlines   

2017 >

China

^ Comments : The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has issued an AOC to Longhao Airlines

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Longjiang Airlines  updated in 2017

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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Nasim Air  updated in 2017

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Iran

^ Comments : Nasim Air was intending to commence services in early 2016 but now will start in 2017

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Naxosair   

2017 >

Greece

^ Comments : Naxosair intends to start operations in 2017

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Norfolk Island Airlines  added in 2017

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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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Odyssey Airlines   

2017 >

UK

^ Comments : Odyssey Airlines plans to operate LCY to other major cities worldwide in 2017

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Orion Airways   

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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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Pars Air  added in 2017

2017 >

Iran

^ Comments : Pars Air was founded in 2016

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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  added (x2) in 2017

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). Intends to start operations on 14Dec2017

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Qianhai Airlines  added in 2017

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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Shenniao Airlines  added in 2017

2018 >

China

^ Comments : Shenniao Airlines is a proposed low-cost carrier, probably will begin flying in early 2018. Based at 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  added in 2017

2017 >

Cambodia

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

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SmartAvia  added in 2017

2017

Russia

^ Comments : Nordavia has confirmed that it will change its name to SmartAvia from the end of Oct2017

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Star East  added in 2017

2017 >

Romania

^ Comments : Star East was founded in 2017 and has received its initial A.320

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SundAir   

2017 >

Germany

^ Comments : SundAir is to be an independent, middle-sized air carrier for the European leisure market. Was hoping to start in Apr2017 but has delayed until 3Q2017

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Surf Air Europe  added in 2017

2017 >

UK

^ Comments : Surf Air Europe has announced it will commence operations on 23Jun2017 with flights out of its London Luton hub. It is offering "Unlimited flights, one monthly fee"

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Syrian Wings Airlines  added in 2017

2017 >

Syria

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

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Tausani Airlines  updated in 2017

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Samoa

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

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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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USGlobal Airways  added in 2017

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. Baltia Air Lines To be renamed USGlobal Airways

^ Genealogy : Baltia Air Lines >USGlobal Airways

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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VicFalls Airways  updated in 2017

2017 >

Zimbabwe

^ Comments : VicFalls Airways is still planning on starting operations

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Viva Nepal Airways  added in 2017

2017 >

Nepal

^ Comments : Viva Nepal Airways (Kathmandu) has been granted an Air Services Licence (ASL), valid for one year, from the Nepali government ahead of plans to begin operations later in 2017

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VivaAirPerú  updated in 2017

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Peru

^ Comments : VivaAirPerú intends to commence operations during 2017 using A320s. Received its AOC in early 2017

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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

VLM Airlines Newco  added in 2017

2017 >

Belgium

^ Comments : SHS Antwerp Aviation has purchased to assets of the bankrupt VLM Airlines and intends to restart it in 2017

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Waves  added in 2017

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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Yuva JetLines Airways  added in 2017

2017 >

India

^ Comments : Yuva JetLines Airways was founded in 2016 intending to be a scheduled carrier based at Ranchi Birsa Munda (IXR)

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Zimskies Airlines  added in 2017

2017 >

Zimbabwe

^ Comments : Zimskies Airlines (Harare Int'l) has applied to the Air Services Board in the Zimbabwean Ministry of Transport for a Scheduled Air Services Permit. The permit targets domestic, regional and international routes

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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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