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Irian Jaya was formerly West New Guinea and West Irian, province in eastern Indonesia, on the western half of the island of New Guinea. Irian Jaya is bordered on the north by the Pacific Ocean, on the west by the Ceram Sea, on the south by the Arafura Sea, and on the east by Papua New Guinea.

de Kroonduif (Nederlands Nieuw Guinea Luchtvaart Maatschappij)  last update: 10Apr2018

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1955 - 1962
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Genealogy : de Kroonduif >Merpati
Comments : de Kroonduif (Nederlands Nieuw Guinea Luchtvaart Maatschappij) was established on 14Jul1955 was established as a subsidiary of Dutch airline KLM, to provide air services within the Dutch territory of Netherlands New Guinea. As Western New Guinea was being incorporated into Indonesian territory on 1 January 1963, the operations of De Kroonduif were absorbed by Indonesian airline Garuda.
Aircraft : Douglas DC3 Dakota, De Havilland Beaver, Twin Pioneer
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