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January 2018 Additions & Updates

09 Jan 2018

GoGreen Airways is a virtual airline based at Luton Airport, UK hoping to use A.320 aircraft initially to Pakistan [added]

UK

09 Jan 2018

Liberty Airlines is a passenger charter carrier based out of Monrovia Spriggs Payne (MLW) [added]

Liberia

09 Jan 2018

Liberty Air is a planned scheduled carrier to be based out of Lahore Allama Iqbal International (LHE) [added]

Pakistan

09 Jan 2018

United Airways is a planned scheduled carrier based out of Islamabad Chaklala Benazir Bhutto International (ISB) [added]

Pakistan

08 Jan 2018

Dena Airways is a passenger charter carrier based out of Tehran Mehrabad International (THR) [added]

Iran

08 Jan 2018

Opticap Aviation is a charter carrier based at Wilmington. Currently operating De Havilland Canada DHC-8 Dash 8 aircraft [added]

USA

08 Jan 2018

Europ Star ceased operations in Oct2017 [update]

Austria

08 Jan 2018

Virgin Samoa ceased operations in Nov2017 [update]

Samoa

08 Jan 2018

Bravo Air (Georgia) - suspect it ceased operations in 2017 [update]

Georgia

08 Jan 2018

Air Annobón (Malabo Santa Isabel (SSG)) had its AOC was revoked in Sep2016 [update]

Equatorial Guinea

07 Jan 2018

Interstate Airways was incorporated as a federally registered corporation in 2012 by Captain Rabia Ibrahim. It is a scheduled carrier based out of Juba (JUB) [added]

South Sudan

07 Jan 2018

JMJ Flight Services is a business and private charter carrier based out of Norfolk International (ORF). It was incorporated on 07Feb2005 [added]

USA

07 Jan 2018

Nightexpress ceased operations in late 2017 [update]

Germany

07 Jan 2018

Territory Airlines took over MAC Air Charter in 1975 [added]

Papua New Guinea

07 Jan 2018

Lachlan Valley Farm Services was licensed to operate third-level services in New South Wales [added]

Australia

07 Jan 2018

Hicks Airlines is the name under which Hicks Aviation Pty Ltd operated a network of third-level services radiating from Perth [added]

Australia

07 Jan 2018

The Austrian Ministry of Transport has extended the validity of Niki's air operator's certificate (AOC) for three months through 13Apr2018, ORF has reported. The decision will allow the airline to keep all its slots until the takeover by IAG International Airlines Group is finalised (via ch-aviation) [update]

Austria

06 Jan 2018

Ukrainian Wings was founded in Jan2016. It was initially denied its AOC by the SAAU but resubmitted its application, and secured a license in Oct2016. It appears to have started operations [update]

Ukraine

06 Jan 2018

Air Pohang start is delayed until mid 1Q2018 [update]

South Korea

06 Jan 2018

Flyservus [added] is a virtual carrier based out of Crotone (CRV). Flyservus is the trading name of Common Sky, an Austrian based airline which will operate the services

Italy

06 Jan 2018

In Jan2018 it was announced that El Al are to discontinue the Up brand. The airline will cease operations in the second quarter of 2018 and all flights and aircraft will return to El Al [update]

Israel

05 Jan 2018

Norfolk Island Airlines (i) was renamed to Norfolk Airlines [update]

Australia

05 Jan 2018

Norfolk Island Airlines (ii) commenced operations in 2017 [update]

Australia

05 Jan 2018

Longjiang Airlines received its AOC in Feb2017 and started operations on 10Feb2017 [update]

China

05 Jan 2018

On 29Mar2017, Longhao Airlines successfully achieved its maiden flight between Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport and Nantong Xing Dong International Airport [update]

China

05 Jan 2018

Linhas Aérea Redentora planned to commence operations on 15May2017, offering services from Brasilia to Belo Horizonte Pampulha. Not sure whan it started but appears to have done so in 2017 [update]

Brazil

05 Jan 2018

Ryanair UK is the result of the Brexit negotiations. The Irish LCC said it had now applied for an Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) with the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). To be based at London Stansted (STN) [added]

UK

05 Jan 2018

Get1Jet is a passenger charter carrier based on the Le Castellet Airport using a Pilatus PC12 [added]

France

05 Jan 2018

Sydney Seaplanes suspended all flight operations following the crash of a De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver on 31Dec2017, that killed all five passengers and one pilot on-board [update]

Australia

05 Jan 2018

SZ United Jet [added] is a Shenzhen Bao'an International (SZX) based business and private charter carrier. Rebranded from Yifeng Business Aviation [added]

China

04 Jan 2018

Island Airways was formed in 1965 by the merger of two charter companies. Scheduled services were operated from Maryborough to Hervey Bay and Orchid Beach [added]

Australia

04 Jan 2018

Blue Air (Romania) is establishing Blue Air Moravia as scheduled carrier subsidiary based in Brno. Operations will commence in Mar2018 [added]

Czech Republic

04 Jan 2018

Hong Kong Air Cargo, a subsidiary of Hong Kong Airlines started operations in 3Q2017 [update]

Hong Kong

04 Jan 2018

Honesty Air Cargo, is new airline that part of a larger shipping group, appears to have started operations in 2017 [update]

UAE

04 Jan 2018

GrandView Aviation [update] was formerly known as Baltimore Helicopter Services [added]

USA

04 Jan 2018

GrandView Jets, to be based at at Washington National Ronald Reagan Airport, started operations in 2017 [added]

USA

04 Jan 2018

Island Airways was formed in 1965 by the merger of two charter companies. Scheduled services were operated from Maryborough to Hervey Bay and Orchid Beach [added]

Australia

04 Jan 2018

Blue Air (Romania) is establishing Blue Air Moravia as scheduled carrier subsidiary based in Brno. Operations will commence in Mar2018 [added]

Czech Republic

04 Jan 2018

Hong Kong Air Cargo, a subsidiary of Hong Kong Airlines started operations in 3Q2017 [update]

Hong Kong

04 Jan 2018

Honesty Air Cargo, is new airline that part of a larger shipping group, appears to have started operations in 2017 [update]

UAE

04 Jan 2018

GrandView Aviation [update] was formerly known as Baltimore Helicopter Services [added]

USA

04 Jan 2018

GrandView Jets, to be based at at Washington National Ronald Reagan Airport, started operations in 2017 [added]

USA

03 Jan 2018

FlyValan appears to have started in Dec2017 out of Genoa [update]

Romania

03 Jan 2018

FlyLolo, appears to have started operations, with Christmas flights from the UK to the Canary Island.  [update]

UK

03 Jan 2018

Fayaka Airways appears to have started operations in 2017 [update]

DR Congo

03 Jan 2018

Elit'Avia San Marino started operations in 2017 [update]

Italy

03 Jan 2018

Cal Jet by Elite was launched on 08Dec20150 by airline veterans. It commenced regular passenger flights between Carlsbad, CA and Las Vegas McCarran with effect from 28Sep2017 [update]

USA

03 Jan 2018

Blackbird Air (Billund) has begun commercial flight services following the awarding of an Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) by the Danish Transport Authority (Trafikstyrelsen) [update]

Denmark

03 Jan 2018

BAS Guernsey (Business Aircraft Services Guernsey) started operations in late 2017 [update]

UK

02 Jan 2018

Aushaanair appears to have started operations in Aug2017 [update]

Kenya

02 Jan 2018

Air Shabelle launched domestic and international operations with B.737-400 equipment on 01Mar2017 [update]

Oman

01 Jan 2018

O'Driscoll Aviation offers rotary fixed wing services out of Howard Springs , Northern Territory [added]

Australia

01 Jan 2018

Civil Flying Services ceased operations around 1979 and was renamed to Stillwell Airlines [update]

Australia

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