Airline history from 2020, this page lists 78 airline related events from 2020.
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78 dates in airline history from 2020:
January 25, 2019
Star Air launched commercial operations with a single Embraer ERJ-145. View airlines from India.
January 2nd, 2020
Air Italy’s previous founder, Giuseppe Gentile, registered a new trademark in Europe, italian airways. View airlines from Italy.
January 9th, 2020
Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad issued a legislative decree to change the name from Syrian Arab Airlines to Syrian Airlines. View airlines from Syria.
January 11th, 2020
Ernest Airlines suspended all of its flight operations. View airlines from Italy.
January 23rd, 2020
StarLux Airlines, having received its AOC from the Ministry of Transportation and Communications on 12Dec2019, launched its first flight. View airlines from Taiwan.
January 30th, 2020
KEMZ AVIA was founded. View airlines from Russia.
February 11th, 2020
Air Italy (iii) ceased all operations. View airlines from Italy.
February 12th, 2020
AtlasGlobal ceased operations and filed for bankruptcy. View airlines from Turkey.
February 25th, 2020
Jet Edge, was founded in Nov2006, was given approval to commence interstate and foreign charter flights by the US Department of Transportation (DOT). View airlines from USA.
February 26th, 2020
OTT Airlines was founded, commencing operations on 28Dec2020. View airlines from China.
March 4th, 2020
flybe ceased flight operations following its entry into administration. View airlines from United Kingdom.
March 16th, 2020
Avanti Air Charter, having started operations in 2002, suspended all flight services due to COVID-19. View airlines from Thailand.
March 24th, 2020
Miami Air International, having commenced operations on 15/Oct/1991, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy (+>World Atlantic Airlines). View airlines from USA.
March 25th, 2020
Tigerair Australia suspended all operations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the brand was retired. View airlines from Australia.
April 3rd, 2020
Vietravel Airlines, founded on 12Feb2019, was granted its approval. View airlines from Vietnam.
April 4th, 2020
Island Express Air ceased operations and sold its assets to a group of investors. View airlines from Canada.
April 5th, 2020
Compass Airlines ceased operations citing reduced travel demand stemming from the 2019-2020 coronavirus pandemic. View airlines from USA.
April 7th, 2020
Germanwings was closed down. View airlines from Germany.
April 17th, 2020
The AAK, citing the the airlines failure to correct safety violations, recalled Bek Air's air operator's certificate. View airlines from Kazakhstan.
April 21st, 2020
AZee Air having started operations in Jun2019, had its AOC revoked. View airlines from Kazakhstan.
April 23rd, 2020
Air Arabia Abu Dhabi was launched by Sharjah's Air Arabia as the third low-cost carrier of the UAE. View airlines from UAE.
May 8th, 2020
Miami Air, having filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on 24/Mar/2020, ceased operations. View airlines from USA.
May 18th, 2020
Gabon's Agence Nationale de l'Aviation Civil awarded the operating licence and air carrier certificate to Nationale Airways Gabon. View airlines from Gabon.
May 20th, 2020
The Ecuador government decided to cease all the operations and liquidate TAME Ecuador. View airlines from Ecuador.
May 23rd, 2020
South Korea's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) reportedly suspended Eastar Jet's air operator's certificate (AOC) , due to the LCC's suspension of operations for more than 60 days. View airlines from South Korea.
May 29th, 2020
Air Georgian filed notice of intent for bankruptcy and ceased operations. View airlines from Canada.
June 3rd, 2020
ZIPAIR Tokyo launched flights between Tokyo and Bangkok with cargo only services. View airlines from Japan.
15th June, 2020
Real Tonga's AOC was suspended indefinitely by the Tongan Director for Civil Aviation due to the carrier's financial problems. View airlines from Tonga.
18th June, 2020
All LEVEL Europe short haul flights from Amsterdam and Vienna were terminated. View airlines from Austria.
June 22nd, 2020
Sigma Airlines had its AOC suspended for violation of the Republic of Kazakhstan legislation and ICAO requirements. View airlines from Kazakhstan.
June, 24th, 2020
The owner of ONE (Over Night Express), Claudio Fischer, informed the workers of the decision to close ONE Airlines due to Covid 19 causing difficult financial issues. View airlines from Chile.
June 26th, 2020
SunExpress Germanys' flight operations shut down by Lufhthansa. View airlines from Germany.
July 2nd, 2020
FlyArmenia Airways, founded on 01Oct2019, received its AOC. View airlines from Armenia.
July 7th, 2020
Nolinor Aviation announced on 07Jul2020 the launch of its new airline, OWG. View airlines from Canada.
July 7th, 2020
Air Falcon, formed in 2015, launched operations. View airlines from Pakistan.
July 8th, 2020
Greater Bay Airlines was rebranded from Bauhinia Airlines. View airlines from Hong Kong.
July 13th, 2020
Airhub Airlines, incorporated on 18Nov2019 as part of GetJet organisation, had its AOC issued. View airlines from Malta.
July 14th, 2020
Air Arabia Abu Dhabi started operations with flights between Abu Dhabi and Borg El Arab Airport in Alexandria, Egypt. View airlines from UAE.
July 18th, 2020
flyBAIR, a virtual carrier that was founded on 29/Oct/2019, operated its first flight. View airlines from Switzerland.
July 18th, 2020
Animawings, established in 2019, commenced operations with a Bucharest-Thessaloniki service. View airlines from Romania.
July 22nd, 2020
Sky Mali received an air operations licence (AOC). View airlines from Mali.
July 29th, 2020
ASL Airlines UK was founded by Ireland's ASL Aviation Holdings.. View airlines from United Kingdom.
August 13th, 2020
AirGotland commenced operations with daily flights between Visby and Stockholm Bromma. View airlines from Sweden.
August 18th, 2020
Flyr was formed by Erik G Braathen, former board member of Norwegian and CEO of Braathens. View airlines from Norway.
August 25th, 2020
Airhub Airlines launched operations. View airlines from Malta.
September 1st, 2020
Go2Sky ceased operations due to to COVID-19. View airlines from Slovakia.
September 2nd, 2020
Air Falcon operated its first international cargo service, from Jinnah to Sharjah. View airlines from Bangladesh.
September 5th, 2020
Lauda Europe, founded in Jul2020, received its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) from Transport Malta. View airlines from Malta.
September 9th, 2020
Zambia Civil Aviation Authority announced the award of an AOC to Zambia Airways (iii). View airlines from Zambia.
September 11th, 2020
Lauda Europe commenced operations. View airlines from Malta.
September 24th, 2020
Lulutai Airlines began commercial flight operations, a day after the granting of its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) by the Tongan Civil Aviation Division. View airlines from Tonga.
September 29th, 2020
Sky Mali commenced operations with the launch of Bamako-Kayes service. View airlines from Mali.
October 5th, 2020
AirAsia Japan's second incarnation, having operated its inaugural commercial service on 29Oct2017, ceased operations. View airlines from Japan.
October 10th, 2020
The Italian government signed a decree to allow to reorganize the airline as Alitalia - Italia Trasporto Aereo (ITA). View airlines from Italy.
October 16th, 2020
ZIPAIR finally operated its first passenger flight. Just two passengers participated in its inaugural service between Tokyo and Seoul. View airlines from Japan.
October 18th, 2020
OWG (Off We Go) launched commercial operations. View airlines from Canada.
October 21st, 2020
Cathay Pacific announced that Cathay Dragon will cease operations immediately. View airlines from Hong Kong.
October 23rd, 2020
NovAir was founded as a subsidiary of Atlantis Armenian Airlines. View airlines from Armenia.
November 4th, 2020
Ecuatoriana Airlines was granted its Operator's Permit. View airlines from Ecuador.
November 8th, 2020
Tegel airport closes after 60 years of service. View airlines from Germany.
November 18th, 2020
ETF Airways was founded. View airlines from Croatia.
November 19th, 2020
EGO Airways, founded on 29Jul2019 by few Italian entrepreneurs, obtained its AOC. View airlines from Italy.
November 30th, 2020
Flight AU2763 from Posadas arrived at Ezeiza International Airport, officially marking the end of Austral Lineas Aereas operations as an air carrier as it merged into Aerolineas Argentinas. View airlines from Argentina.
December 1st, 2020
Aerosul Táxi Aéreo became the latest scheduled airline in the country after being certified. View airlines from Brazil.
December 2nd, 2020
Ego Airways operated its first commercial flight. View airlines from Italy.
December 2nd, 2020
Cabo Verde Connect Services, founded in 2018, operated its first international route (to Portugal). View airlines from Cape Verde Islands.
December 8th, 2020
PSI Air 2007, founded in 2016, launched its first scheduled international cargo service, from Clark to Taipei Taoyuan. View airlines from Philippines.
December 9th, 2020
Air Sial launched scheduled domestic passenger operations in Pakistan from Karachi. View airlines from Pakistan.
December 10th, 2020
Lift, founded in 2020, launched operations on with two routes, flying from Johannesburg. View airlines from South Africa.
December 11th, 2020
The Romanian Civil Aviation Authority issued the air operator certificate (AOC) to HiSky Europe. View airlines from Romania.
December 14th, 2020
flybig received a No Objection Certificate and its Air Operator's Certificate from industry regulator DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation). View airlines from India.
December 17th, 2020
Sunlight Express Airways, established on 22Jul2019 as a charter airline, began operations. View airlines from Philippines.
December 18th, 2020
Equinoxair received its operating permit to launch charter operations. View airlines from Ecuador.
December 18th, 2020
Interjet suspended all operations and from the IATA for its non-payment of debt, primarily from fuel costs. View airlines from Mexico.
December 21st, 2020
flybig started operations between Delhi Int'l and Shillong in northeast India. View airlines from India.
December 24th, 2020
Vietravel Airlines received its Aircraft Operator Certificate (AOC). View airlines from Vietnam.
December 26th, 2020
Montenegro Airlines ceased operating due to accumulating heavy losses. View airlines from Montenegro.
December 28th, 2020
Aero K received its AOC. View airlines from South Korea.