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New Caledonia and Dependencies are an overseas territory of France, situated in the south-western Pacific Ocean, east of Australia. The territory comprises the island of New Caledonia and a number of smaller islands and island groups. The dependencies include the Loyalty Islands, east of New Caledonia; the Isle of Pines, to the southeast; the Chesterfield Islands, to the west, and the Huon Islands, to the northwest. The total area is 19,058 sq km (7358 sq mi). The capital, largest city, and main port of the territory is Nouméa.

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January 29, 2017

Air Cal, not to be confused with the Noumea-based Air Caledonie, operated in New Caledonia around 1973 [added]

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Operating Dates Status

Air Alize   

2009* - date Active

^Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Avia   

2002* - 2002* Renamed

^Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Aviazur >Air Avia >Air Loyaute

Air Cal  added

1973* - 1973* Unsure

^Comments : Air Cal, not to be confused with the Noumea-based Air Caledonie, operated in New Caledonia around 1973

^ Genealogy :  

Air Caledonie   

1968 - date Active

^Comments : Transpac was formed on 09Dec1954 & started operations on 28Sep1955. Became Air Caledonie on 01Jan1968

^ Genealogy : Transpac >Air Caledonie

Air Loyaute  updated

2002* - date Active

^Comments : AIR LOYAUTE was established as AVIAZUR, renamed to AIR AVIA before current name

^ Genealogy : Aviazur >Air Avia >Air Loyaute

Aircalin (Air Caledonie International)   

1983 - date Active

^Comments : Aircalin was formed in 1983 & operations started on 03Dec1983. Scheduled and charter international services

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Aviazur   

2001* - 2002* Renamed

^Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Aviazur >Air Avia >Air Loyaute

Taxical   

1978* - 1979* Unsure

^Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transpac (Societe Caledonienne de Transportes)   

1955 - 1968 Renamed

^Comments : Transpac was formed on 09Dec1954 & started operations on 28Sep1955. Became Air Caledonie on 01Jan1968

^ Genealogy : Transpac >Air Caledonie

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