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Cambodia (also known as Kâmpuchéa) is a parliamentary monarchy in south-eastern Asia, bordered on the northeast by Laos, on the east and southeast by Vietnam, on the southwest by the Gulf of Thailand, and on the west and northwest by Thailand. Cambodia covers a total area of 181,035 sq km (69,898 sq mi). The capital and largest city of Cambodia is Phnom Penh.

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May 30, 2017 AirAsia Cambodia is the proposed AirAsia Group's entry into the Cambodian market [added]
March 20, 2017 JC (Cambodia) International Airlines commenced revenue operations on 17Mar2017 with a return flight between Siem Reap and Macau Int'l. [status update]
January 7, 2017 Aero Cambodia operates passenger charter services out of Phnom Penh Pochentong International (PNH) [added]
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Aero Cambodia  added

Active 2011* - date

^ Comments : Aero Cambodia operates passenger charter services out of Phnom Penh Pochentong International (PNH)

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Air Cambodge   

Inactive 1970 - 1994

^ Comments : Royal Air Cambodge was founded in 1956. After the establishment of the Khmer Republic in 1970, the airline was re-named Air Cambodge. Reformed back as Royal Air Cambodge

^ Genealogy : Royal Air Cambodge >Air Cambodge >Royal Air Cambodge (2)

Air Cambodia   

Not started (2002)

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Air Cambodia   

Not started (2005)

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Air Cambodia   

Unsure 1970* - 1971*

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Air Dream   

Inactive 2007 - 2007

^ Comments : Air Dream was a short-lived charter airline was founded, started & stopped operations in 2007

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Air Kampuchea   

Inactive 1982* - 1982*

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Air Siem Reap  added

Planned 2017 >

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

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AirAsia Cambodia  added

Planned 2017 >

^ Comments : AirAsia Cambodia is the proposed AirAsia Group's entry into the Cambodian market

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Angkor Airways  updated

Inactive 2005 - 2008

^ Comments : Angkor Airways was founded in 2004 & ceased operations on 08May2008. Scheduled operations to Siem Reap to access the famous temples at Angkor

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Angkor Wat Airlines   

Inactive 1970s*

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Apsara International Air   

Active 2014 - date

^ Comments : Apsara International Air was founded in 2013 & commenced operations on 08Oct2014

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Bassaka Air   

Active 2014 - date

^ Comments : Bassaka Air was founded in 2013 as PP Air & renamed prior to start. Commenced scheduled operations with a service from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, Cambodia on 01Dec2014

^ Genealogy : PP Air >Bassaka Air

Cambodair   

Unsure 1974* - 1974*

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Cambodia Air   

Not started (2014)

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Cambodia Air Commercial   

Unsure 1974* - 1974*

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Cambodia Air Service (CAS)   

Inactive 1972 - 1975

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Cambodia Airlines   

Inactive 2004* - 2007

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Cambodia Angkor Air   

Active 2009 - date

^ Comments : Cambodia Angkor Airwas established through an MoI signed by the Cambodian government on 23Nov2007. Started operations on 28Jul2009. National flag carrier

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Cambodia Bayon Airlines   

Active 2014 - date

^ Comments : Cambodia Bayon Airlines was established in Apr2014 & launched its inaugural flight from China to Phnom Penh on 16Dec2014

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Cambodia Imperial Airlines   

Not started (2005*)

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Cambodia International Airlines   

Renamed 1992* - 1994*

^ Comments : Cambodia International Airlines was founded in 1992

^ Genealogy : Cambodia International Airlines >>Orient Airlines

Cambodian International Airlines   

Renamed 1992* - 1995

^ Comments : One-Two-GO was previously known as Cambodian International Airlines (1992*-1995)), but had to leave Cambodia. Udom Tantiprasongchai bought two B.727 -200s and used them from the end of 1995 for air operations under the name Orient ExpressAir. Started operations on 03Dec2003 & was integrated into Orient Thai Airlines in Jul2010

^ Genealogy : Cambodian International Airlines >Orient ExpressAir >Orient Thai Airlines

First Cambodia Airlines   

Inactive 2004 - 2004

^ Comments : First Cambodia Airlines was formed in Feb2004 & ceased operations on 02Aug2004 after financial difficulties meant its aircraft had to be returned to the lesso

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Golden Eagle Cargo   

Inactive 1974 - 1975

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Imtrec Aviation (Imtrek Aviation)   

Inactive 2001 - 2008

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JC (Cambodia) International Airlines  updated

Active 2017 - date

^ Comments : JC (Cambodia) International Airlines is a new start-up intending to launch scheduled services. Having secured its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) from Cambodia's Secretariat of State Civil Aviation (SSCA), it commenced revenue operations on 17Mar2017 with a return flight between Siem Reap and Macau Int'l.

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Kampuchea Air Cargo   

Unsure **** - ****

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Kampuchea Airlines  updated

Renamed 1982 - 1994

^ Comments : Kampuchea Airlines started services on 07Sep1982 [ROYAL AIR CAMBODGE took over KAMPUCHEA AIRLINES in 1996. National airline of Cambodia. Scheduled charter regional and domestic passenger and cargo carrier. Ceased operations in 2001 following terrorist attack on N.Y.]

^ Genealogy : Kampuchea Airlines >>Royal Air Cambodge >Air Cambodge >Royal Air Cambodge (2)

Kampuchea Airlines   

Inactive 1997 - 2004

^ Comments : Kampuchea Airlines became operational in 1997, then briefly known as SK Air

^ Genealogy : SK Air >Kampuchea Airlines

Khmer Airlines (Reseau Aerien Interieur Cambodgien)   

Inactive 1973* - 1975*

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Khmer Akas   

Inactive 1970* - 1973*

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Khmer Hansa Airlines   

Unsure 1973* - 1974*

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Khmera Air Transport   

Renamed 1974 - 1974

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^ Genealogy : >Khmer Hansa

Lanmei Airlines   

Planned 2017 >

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

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Mekong Air International (Mae Khong Airlines)   

Inactive 2002 - 2003

^ Comments : Mekong Air International was founded as Yana Airlines. Reformed in 2002 by a group of Australian business men to replaced the services of Royal Air Cambodge which ceased operations in late 2001. Services started on 15Jan2003 & ceased on 16Oct2003 because of SARS fears

^ Genealogy : Yana Airlines >Mekong Air International

Orient Airlines  updated

Inactive 1994* - 1994

^ Comments : Orient Airlines was formed as CAMBODIA INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES Grounded by the government who then formed Royal Air Cambodge.

^ Genealogy : Cambodia International Airlines >>Orient Airlines

Phnom Penh Airway   

Inactive 1991* - 1991*

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PMTair   

Inactive 2003 - 2008

^ Comments : PMTair was founded on 14Jan2003. The airline was dissolved in 2008. International and domestic charter services out of Siem Reap International

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PP Air   

Renamed (2014)

^ Comments : Bassaka Air was founded in 2013 as PP Air & renamed prior to start. Commenced scheduled operations with a service from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, Cambodia on 01Dec2014

^ Genealogy : PP Air >Bassaka Air

President Airlines   

Inactive 1998 - 2007

^ Comments : President Airlines was established in 1997 and began operations in Oct1998. It was shut down in 2007

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Royal Air Cambodge   

Renamed 1956 - 1970

^ Comments : Royal Air Cambodge was founded on 15Oct1956 & started operations on 20Oct1956. Re-named Air Cambodge & reformed back as Royal Air Cambodge

^ Genealogy : Royal Air Cambodge >Air Cambodge >Royal Air Cambodge (2)

Royal Air Cambodge   

Inactive 1995 - 2001

^ Comments : Royal Air Cambodge, founded in 1956. After the establishment of the Khmer Republic in 1970, re-named Air Cambodge. Reformed back as Royal Air Cambodge. Shut down on 16Oct2001

^ Genealogy : Royal Air Cambodge >Air Cambodge >Royal Air Cambodge (2)

Royal Khmer Airlines   

Inactive 2003 - 2007

^ Comments : Royal Khmer Airlines was founded in 2000.

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Royal Phnom Penh Airways   

Inactive 1999 - 2004

^ Comments : Royal Phnom Penh Airways was established on 24Oct1999 and began international services on 28Dec2000. Operations ceased in 2004

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Royal Spirit Airlines   

Not started (2015)

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Sakami Airlines   

Inactive 1975* - 1975

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SEAAT (South East Asia Air Transport)   

Unsure 1972 - 1980*

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Siem Reap Airways International   

Inactive 2000 - 2008

^ Comments : Siem Reap Airways International ceased operations on 01Dec2008

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SK Air (Siam Kampuchea Air)   

Renamed 1994* - 1997*

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^ Genealogy : SK Air >Kampuchea Airlines

Sky Angkor Airlines   

Active 2014 - date

^ Comments : Skywings Asia Airlines ceased operations on 30Nov2014 & is rebranded as Sky Angkor Airlines on 01Dec2014

^ Genealogy : SkyWings Asia Airlines >Sky Angkor Airlines

Sky Eyes   

Unsure 2002 - 2003*

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SkyWings Asia Airlines   

Renamed 2011 - 2014

^ Comments : Skywings Asia Airlines started operations on 13Jun2011 & ceased on 30Nov2014 when it was rebranded as Sky Angkor Airlines on 01Dec2014

^ Genealogy : SkyWings Asia Airlines >Sky Angkor Airlines

Small Planet Airlines Cambodia  added

Planned 2017 >

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

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TonléSap Airlines (Tonlé Sap Airlines)   

Inactive 2011 - 2013

^ Comments : Wat Phnom Airlines started operations on 21Jan2011 as Tonlesap Airlines after it was grounded for financial reasons

^ Genealogy : TonléSap Airlines >Wat Phnom Airlines

Trans Air Cambodia (Transair)   

Inactive 1992* - 1993

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United Khmer Airlines   

Unsure 1974* - 1974*

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Wat Phnom Airlines   

Inactive 2013 - 2014

^ Comments : Wat Phnom Airlines started operations on 21Jan2011 as Tonlesap Airlines after it was grounded for financial reasons

^ Genealogy : TonléSap Airlines >Wat Phnom Airlines

Yana Airlines   

Renamed 1999* - 2002

^ Comments : Mekong Air International was founded as Yana Airlines. Reformed in 2002 by a group of Australian business men to replaced the services of Royal Air Cambodge which ceased operations in late 2001. Services started on 15Jan2003 & ceased on 16Oct2003 because of SARS fears

^ Genealogy : Yana Airlines >Mekong Air International

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