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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]

Airline

Status Operating Dates

Air Alize   

Active 2009* - date

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^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : -- : RLZ

Air Avia   

Renamed 2002* - 2002*

^Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Aviazur >Air Avia >Air Loyaute

^ Airline Code :  

Air Cal  added

Unsure 1973* - 1973*

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

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^ Airline Code :  

Air Caledonie   

Active 1968 - date

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

^ Genealogy : Transpac >Air Caledonie

^ Airline Code : TY : TPC

Air Loyaute  updated

Active 2002* - date

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

^ Genealogy : Aviazur >Air Avia >Air Loyaute

^ Airline Code : -- : VZR

Aircalin (Air Caledonie International)   

Active 1983 - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code : SB : ACI

Aviazur   

Renamed 2001* - 2002*

^Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Aviazur >Air Avia >Air Loyaute

^ Airline Code : -- : VZR

Taxical   

Unsure 1978* - 1979*

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Transpac (Societe Caledonienne de Transportes)   

Renamed 1955 - 1968

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

^ Genealogy : Transpac >Air Caledonie

^ Airline Code :  

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