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Gambia International Airlines

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Gambia International Airlines Limited (GIA) was the national airline of the Gambia, headquartered in Banjul. It operated mostly regional passenger services within West Africa out of Banjul International Airport, as well as flights to London. The airline was owned by the Government of the Gambia (99%) and Gambia Telecommunications Company (1%).

History

Gambia International Airlines was established on 23 January 1996 and started operations (originally only ground handling) on 1 March of the same year. Flight operations were started on 1 December 2000 in co-operation with Air Namibia. Even though claiming net profit of 1.3 million dollars in 2003, the airline was forced to suspend its flight operations again in April 2004 due to operational problems. Gambia International Airlines could never re-establish any flight operations, and was finally shut down in 2007.Gambia International Airlines at airlineupdate.com

Destinations

Upon closure, Gambia International Airlines served the following scheduled destinations:
  • The Gambia
    • Banjul - Banjul International Airport
  • Nigeria
    • Lagos - Murtala Muhammed International Airport
  • Senegal
    • Dakar - Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport
  • Sierra Leone
    • Freetown - Lungi International Airport
  • United Kingdom
    • London - London Gatwick Airport

Fleet

In 2004, the Gambia International Airlines fleet consisted of the following aircraft:{{Cite weburl=http://www.airfleets.net/flottecie/Gambia%20Intl.%20Airways.htmtitle=Gambia Intl. Airways Fleet Airfleets aviationwebsite=www.airfleets.netaccess-date=2017-08-17
  • 1 Boeing 737-200
  • 1 Boeing 737-800

External links

  • via Wayback Machine
  • Category:Airlines established in 1996
    Category:Airlines disestablished in 2007
    Category:Defunct airlines of the Gambia
    Category:Government-owned airlines
     
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