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Hong Kong is an administrative region of China, consisting of a mainland portion located on the country's south-eastern coast and more than 200 islands. Hong Kong is bordered on the north by Guangdong Province and on the east, west, and south by the South China Sea. Hong Kong was a British dependency from the 1840s until July 1, 1997, when it passed to Chinese sovereignty as the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Amendments  

21 Apr 2018

HK Bellawings Jet is a private and business charter carrier based out of Hong Kong International (HKG). The carrier was founded in 2014 [added]

09 Apr 2018

Waterfront Air was founded on 20 October 2008 but it ceased business on 23Dec2014 without any established routes, according to Hong Kong's Companies Registry record [added]

04 Jan 2018

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

Air Carriers   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Hong Kong  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1988 - date
Airline Code : LD : AHK
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Hong Kong was formed in Nov1986 & commenced cargo operations on 04Feb1988. Scheduled services began in 1989. Launch customer for the A.300-600F
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Caledonian Far East Airways (CFEA)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1985 - 1987
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Caledonian Far East Airways (CFEA) was the Far East subsidiary of British Caledonian
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Cathay Dragon  last update: 27Dec2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2016 - date
Airline Code : KA : HAD
Genealogy : Ganglong Air >Dragonair >Cathay Dragon
Comments : Ganglong Air was renamed before starting. Dragonair was established in Hong Kong on 24May1985. Obtained its AOC on 24Jul1985 & started operations on 28Jul1985. Dragonair was officially rebranded as Cathay Dragon during a ceremony on 22Nov2016
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Cathay Pacific  last update: 04Feb2018
Status : Active

Dates :

1948 - date
Airline Code : CX : CPA
Genealogy : Roy Farrell Export-Import Co.>Cathay Pacific
Comments : Cathay Pacific was founded by American Roy Farrell and Australian Syndney de Kantzow in Jan1946 as Roy Farrell Export-Import Co. beginning operations in the same month in Shanghai. Farrell and de Kantzow re-registered their business in Hong Kong on 24Sep1946 as Cathay Pacific. Absorbed Hong Kong Airways (founded in 1947) on 01Jul1959. Launch customer for B777-300 in 1998. International and regional passenger and cargo airline
Aircraft : DC.3 | Vickers Catalina | L.1011 Tristar | B.747-400 | B.777-300 | A.340-600 | A.330-300 | A.350-900
Cathay Pacific Cargo (Cathay Cargo)   
Status : Active

Dates :

1999* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
CR Airways   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2003 - 2006
Airline Code : N8 : CRK
Genealogy : CR Airways >Hong Kong Airlines
Comments : Hong Kong Airlines was founded on 28Mar2001 & started operations as CR Airways on 05Jul2003. Rebranded as Hong Kong Airlines on 22Sep2006 with a launch ceremony on 28Nov2006
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Dragonair (Hong Hong Dragon Airlines)   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1985 - 2016
Airline Code : KA : HAD
Genealogy : Ganglong Air >Dragonair >Cathay Dragon
Comments : Ganglong Air was renamed before starting. Dragonair was established in Hong Kong on 24May1985. Obtained its AOC on 24Jul1985 & started operations on 28Jul1985. Dragonair was officially rebranded as Cathay Dragon during a ceremony on 22Nov2016. International and regional passenger and cargo airline
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Dragonair Cargo   
Status : Active

Dates :

2000 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Fortune Air   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2016)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Ganglong Air   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

(1985)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Ganglong Air >Dragonair >Cathay Dragon
Comments : Ganglong Air was renamed before starting. Dragonair was established in Hong Kong on 24May1985. Obtained its AOC on 24Jul1985 & started operations on 28Jul1985. Dragonair was officially rebranded as Cathay Dragon during a ceremony on 22Nov2016
Aircraft : Nil at this time
HeliHK (Helicopters Hong Kong)   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1997* - 2008
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : HeliHK (Helicopters Hong Kong) >Sky Shuttle Helicopters
Comments : Helicopters Hong Kong Limited (‘HeliHK’) established in 1997 as Sky Shuttle Helicopters
Aircraft : Nil at this time
HeliServices  added: 24Nov2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1978* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Established in 1978, Heliservices is the sole and premier provider of rotary-wing services in Hong Kong.
Aircraft : Nil at this time
HK Bellawings Jet  added: 21Apr2018
Status : Active

Dates :

2014* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : HK Bellawings Jet is a private and business charter carrier based out of Hong Kong International (HKG). The carrier was founded in 2014
Aircraft : Bombardier Global 7000 | Challenger 604 | Challenger 605 | Falcon 7X | Falcon 8X | Gulfstream G550
HK Express   
Status : Active

Dates :

2013 - date
Airline Code : UO : HKE
Genealogy : Hong Kong Express >HK Express
Comments : HK Express was incorporated on 10Mar2004 & started charter operations on 03Sep2005 as Hong Kong Express. HK Express' first flights as an LCC commenced on 27Oct2013
Aircraft : Nil at this time
HKE Airways   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2005)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Hong Kong Air Cargo  added: 2017 + last update: 04Jan2018
Status : Active

Dates :

2017 - date
Airline Code : RH : AKC
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Hong Kong Air Cargo, a subsidiary of Hong Kong Airlines (Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok) has acquired its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) from the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department (CAD). Started operations 3Q2017
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Hong Kong Air International   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1970 - 1976
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Hong Kong Air International provided scheduled helicopter services between Kai Tak International Airport & the Hong Kong Island Heliport at Harcourt Road. Started operations on 15Dec1970
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Hong Kong Airlines   
Status : Active

Dates :

2006 - date
Airline Code : HX : CRK
Genealogy : CR Airways >Hong Kong Airlines
Comments : Hong Kong Airlines was founded on 28Mar2001 & started operations as CR Airways on 05Jul2003. Rebranded as Hong Kong Airlines on 22Sep2006 with a launch ceremony on 28Nov2006
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Hong Kong Airways  last update: 19Mar2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1947* - 1959
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Hong Kong Airways >>Cathay Pacific
Comments : No further information at this time - [Cathay Pacific was founded by American Roy Farrell and Australian Syndney de Kantzow in Jan1946 as Roy Farrell Export-Import Co. beginning operations in the same month in Shanghai. Farrell and de Kantzow re-registered their business in Hong Kong on 24Sep1946 as Cathay Pacific. Absorbed Hong Kong Airways (founded in 1947) on 01Jul1959. Launch customer for B777-300 in 1998. International and regional passenger and cargo airline]
Aircraft : Vickers Viscount 760D
Hong Kong Express   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2005 - 2013
Airline Code : UO : HKE
Genealogy : Hong Kong Express >HK Express
Comments : HK Express was incorporated on 10Mar2004 & started charter operations on 03Sep2005 as Hong Kong Express. HK Express' first flights as a LCC commenced on 27Oct2013
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Jetstar Hong Kong  last update: 2017
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2014)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Australian airline entered joint venture with China Eastern Airlines to extend Jetstar brand into burgeoning Asian travel market. Did not start operations
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Meridian Pacific Aviation  added: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2014* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Meridian Pacific Aviation is a private & business charter carrier out of Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok International (HKG). It was incorporated on 12Jun2014
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Metrojet  last update: 24Nov2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1997* - date
Airline Code : -- : MTJ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Metrojet was formed in 1995 & received an Air Operator's Certificate (FAA Part 121 equivalent) in Jun1997 (Business-jet charter operator)
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Notombi International   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Oasis Hong Kong Airlines  last update: 09Apr2018
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006 - 2008
Airline Code : O8 : OHK
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Oasis Hong Kong Airlines was formed in 2005 & began operations on 26Oct2006. It was Low-cost with international aspirations. The airline ceased on 09Apr2008
Aircraft : B.747-400
Oriental Pearl Airlines (i)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1972* - 1973
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Oriental Pearl Airlines (ii)   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1985*)
Airline Code : OJ : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Pan Asia Air Cargo   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1975 - 1975
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Roy Farrell Export-Import Co  last update: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1946 - 1948
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Roy Farrell Export-Import Co.>Cathay Pacific
Comments : [Cathay Pacific was founded by American Roy Farrell and Australian Syndney de Kantzow in Jan1946 as Roy Farrell Export-Import Co. beginning operations in the same month in Shanghai. Farrell and de Kantzow re-registered their business in Hong Kong on 24Sep1946 as Cathay Pacific. Absorbed Hong Kong Airways (founded in 1947) on 01Jul1959. Launch customer for B777-300 in 1998. International and regional passenger and cargo airline]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Sino Jet Management   
Status : Active

Dates :

2011* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Sino Jet Management was established in 2011 & is a Business Jet management company
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Sky Shuttle Helicopters   
Status : Active

Dates :

2008 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : HeliHK (Helicopters Hong Kong) >Sky Shuttle Helicopters
Comments : Helicopters Hong Kong Limited (‘HeliHK’) established in 1997 as Sky Shuttle Helicopters
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Transcorp Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1986 - 1989
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Transmeridian Hong Kong   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1975* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Transmeridian Hong Kong operated using a leased a CL.44 from it's parent UK company, Transmeridian for cargo flights from the Far East
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Waterfront Air (i)  added: 09Apr2018
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2008)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Waterfront Air was co-founded by Peter de Kantzow, who is the son of Sydney de Kantzow, the Australian co-founder of Cathay Pacific Airways on 20 October 2008. Six years after the company began, Waterfront Air HK ceased operations on 23Dec2014 without any established routes, according to Hong Kong's Companies Registry record
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Waterfront Air (ii)   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2016)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
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