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Central African Airways (CAA) was formed on 01Jun1946 as the joint airline of Southern Rhodesia (later Rhodesia; now Zimbabwe), Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) and Nyasaland (now Malawi). It started operations with a mixture of ex-SRAS (Southern Rhodesia Air Services) aircraft. Attempted to start Salisbury-London flights using Viking aircraft but a fatal crash in Tanganyika caused the Vikings to be grounded. BAC 1-11 aircraft were ordered in 1962. Succeeded by Air Malawi, Zambia Airways, Air Rhodesia and Ghana Airways after the breakup of the Central African Federation. It was officially dissolved on 31Dec1967
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