Our restarting airlines, this list shows restarting airlines which are airlines looking to restart operations again. Taken from our growing database of 20280 airlines, this list currently contains 76 restarting airlines, list updated frequently.
Some of the reasons an airline could be listed as restarting are:
- Undergoing administrative and operational reforms.
- Aircraft undergoing repairs or maintenance.
- Airline trying to secure long-term funding.
Restarting airlines in this list can often take years to restart and in some cases, airlines never actually make restarting at all.
Our list of restarting airlines
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Mango Airlines (Mango MAT) had its license revoked in 2012. License was reinstated & airline is hoping to restartDR Congo
Merpati Nasantara Airlines was officially constituted by the Indonesian Government on 06Sep1962 & launched services from Jakarta on 11Sep1962. It continued the...Indonesia
Natureair was formed in 1990 & operations started on 30Jun1991 as TravelAir. Noted as the world’s first carbon neutral airline (Scheduled domestic...Costa Rica
New Jatayu Air started operations on 10Apr2014. The Indonesian Transportation Minister suspended the flight permit for failing to meet plane ownership requirements....Indonesia
OneJet was rebranded from PrimAir (2009 – 2014) & commenced operations in 2015. OneJet suspended all flights on 29Aug2018 and closed forward...USA
One-Two-GO was previously known as Cambodian International Airlines (1992*-1995)), but had to leave Cambodia. Udom Tantiprasongchai bought two B.727 -200s and used...Thailand
Palestinian Airlines was founded on 01Jan1995 & started a series of pilgrim charter flights to Jeddah on 10Jan1997. Launched scheduled services on...Palestine
Aeroservis Makhachkala was a passenger charter carrier that was rebranded to Pioneer Regional Airlines. It’s AOC was revoked in early 2017. It...Russia
Nil further at this time – PrivatAir was founded in 1977 as a corporate flying division of the Latsis family under the...Switzerland
PrivatAir Germany provided international scheduled and charter passenger business class services out of Dusseldorf International. It has its AOC withdrawn due to...Germany
Safi Airways was established in 2006 & launched services in Nov2007 with flights between Kabul and Sharjah. Operations suspended by AfCAA following...Afghanistan
Saurya Airlines was founded in 2014 and started operations on 17Nov2014 as a passenger charter carrier based out of Kathmandu Tribhuvan International...Nepal
Skytaxi is a business and private charter carrier based out of Friedrichshafen Bodensee (FDH). The airline was founded in 2007 by Rolf...Austria
Small Planet Airlines was previously known as FlyLAL Charters and was registered on 14Mar. In Oct2008, the company received its operational licenses...Lithuania
Songbird Airways was formed as Sky King in Jul1990. Renamed to Songbird Airlines in Jun2015. Ceased operations 2017 & its AOC being...USA
Sterna Linhas Aéreas has been forced to temporarily suspend its operations due to an aircraft accident. Hopes to restart in 2017Brazil
Syphax Airlines started operations on 14Apr2012 with scheduled services beginning on 29Apr2012. Flights were grounded as of 30Jul2015. Put into judicial administration...Tunisia
TAC Airlines offered charter operations out of Dhaka Hazrat Shahjalal International (DAC). Appears to have ceased operations but hopes to restart –:–Bangladesh
TAM (Transportes Aereo Militar) started operations on 15Jun1945 by the Air Force offer flights to rural communities where commercial airlines could not...Bolivia
Thai Express Air was founded in May2013. It is a cargo carrier based out of Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International (BKK). Ceased operations hopes...Thailand
RUS Aviation (R4, Sharjah) set-up a new dedicated-freight subsidiary, Unique (Sharjah) in 2014. Although the carrier started operations in 2014, it seems...UAE
Vision Airlines was founded in 1994 as a Las Vegas based sightseeing services that was originally called Vision Air. Founded by William...USA
Waves was granted an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) by the Guernsey civil aviation regulator on 22Sep2017. It has started the soft launch...United Kingdom
West Wind Aviation was formed in 1983. Absorbed Osprey Wings in Dec2015. Transport Canada suspended West Wind Aviation’s Air Operator Certificate (AOC)...Canada
Western Air Express Texas was suspended by the FAA in Sep2016 but intends to restartUSA