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South Pacific Airlines

Where to find the official Web sites of airlines based in the South Pacific and international airlines with flights to the South Pacific.

Air Calin (New Caledonia)
Air Kiribati (Kiribati)
Air Nelson (New Zealand)
Air New Zealand (New Zealand)
Air Niugini (Papua New Guinea)
Air Rarotonga (Cook Islands)
Air Pacific (Fiji)
Air Tahiti (Tahiti, French Polynesia)
Air Tahiti Nui (Tahiti, French Polynesia)
Air Tahiti Nui USA (U.S. and French Polynesia)
Air Vanuatu (Vanuatu)
Airlines PNG (Papua New Guinea)
Asia Pacific Airlines (Guam)

Belau Air (Palua)

Cathay Pacific Airways (China)
Continental Airlines (United States)
Coral Sun Airlines (Kiribati)

Eagle Airways (New Zealand)

Freedom Air (Guam)

Hawaiian Airlines

Inter Island Airways (American Samoa)

Jet Star (Victoria, Australia)

Lan Chile (Chile)

Malaysia Airlines (Malaysia)

Our Airline (Australia)

Norfolk Air (Norfolk Island)

Pacific Blue (New Zealand)
Polynesian Airlines (Western Samoa)
Polynesian Blue (New Zealand, Western Samoa)

Rex Regional Express (NSW Australia)

Qantas Airlines (Australia)

Skywest Airlines (Western Australia)
Singapore Airlines (Singapore)
Solomon Airlines (Solomon Islands)

Turtle Airways (Turtle Island, Fiji)

United Airlines (United States)

Virgin Australia (Australia)

FLAG CARRIERS The chart below lists airlines considered to be a "flag carrier", based on current or former state ownership, or other verifiable designation as a national airline. Country/Region Airline Details of current state ownership Details of former state ownership Afghanistan Ariana Afghan Airlines[23] Majority[24] Algeria Air Algérie[25] State-owned[26] Angola TAAG Angola Airlines[27] State-owned Argentina Aerolíneas Argentinas[28] State-owned[28] Australia Qantas[29] None State-owned until 1992[30] Austria Austrian Airlines[31] None – owned by Lufthansa[32] State-owned until 5 Dec 2008[33] Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Airlines[34] Bahamas Bahamasair[35] State-owned Bahrain Gulf Air[36] Bangladesh Biman Bangladesh Airlines[37] Public-limited company State-owned until 23 July 2007 Belarus Belavia[38] State-owned[39] Belgium Brussels Airlines[40] None – owned by SN Airholding, which biggest share holder (45%) is Lufthansa[32][41] Bhutan Druk Air[42] None Bolivia Boliviana de Aviación State-owned[43] Bosnia and Herzegovina B&H Airlines[44] Majority (50.93%) 99.93% prior to 2008 Botswana Air Botswana State-owned Brunei Royal Brunei Airlines[45] State-owned[45] Bulgaria Bulgaria Air[46] Majority (59.58%) Burkina Faso Air Burkina Burundi Air Burundi State-owned Cambodia Cambodia Angkor Air[47] Majority (51%)[48] Cameroon Camair-Co[49] Canada Air Canada None State-owned until 1989[50] Cape Verde TACV[51] Cayman Islands Cayman Airways State-owned (100%)[52] Chad Toumaï Air Tchad Chile LAN Airlines[53] None State-owned until September 1989.[54] China Air China[55] Majority (51.8%)[56] State-owned until 2004, and indirectly control through parent company till now[57] Colombia Avianca[58] None Costa Rica Lacsa State-owned Owned by Taca[contradiction] Croatia Croatia Airlines[59] Majority (98%)[60] Cuba Cubana de Aviación[61] Cyprus Cyprus Airways[62] Majority (93.67%)[63] Czech Republic Czech Airlines[64] Majority (56%)[64] Denmark Scandinavian Airlines[65] Joint-Venture[nb 1] Norway Sweden Djibouti Djibouti Air Joint venture Ecuador TAME[67] State-owned[68] Egypt EgyptAir[69] State-owned[70] Equatorial Guinea Ecuato Guineana Eritrea Eritrean Airlines State-owned Estonia Estonian Air[71] State-owned[72] Ethiopia Ethiopian Airlines[73] State-owned Fiji Fiji Airways[74] Majority (51%)[75] Faroe Islands Atlantic Airways[76] Finland Finnair[77] 55.8[78] France Air France[79] Minority (~20%)[citation needed] French Polynesia Air Tahiti Nui[80] Majority[81] Gambia Gambia Bird[82] Georgia Georgian Airways None Germany Lufthansa[83] None State-owned until 1994;[84] remaining government shares were sold in 1997[85] Greenland Air Greenland[86] Joint venture[citation needed] Guernsey Aurigny Air Services[87] State-owned[88] Guyana Caribbean Airlines[89] None Haiti Tortug' Air Hong Kong Cathay Pacific Cross Holding with Air China (29.9%)[90][additional citation needed] Dragonair[citation needed] Holding by Cathay Pacific in 100% Iceland Icelandair[91] India Air India[92] State-owned[93] Indonesia Garuda Indonesia[94] Majority Ireland Aer Lingus[95] Minority (25%)[96] Iran Iran Air 100% state-owned [97] Iraq Iraqi Airways[98] Israel El Al[99] Minority[citation needed] State-owned until June 2004 Italy Alitalia[100] Minority (19.48%)[101] State-owned until 2008, and indirectly control through a state-owned company since 2013.[102][103] Ivory Coast Air Côte d'Ivoire[104] Minority (49%) Jamaica Air Jamaica Japan Japan Airlines[105] None State-owned until 1987 Jordan Royal Jordanian[106] Kazakhstan Air Astana[107] Majority (51%)[108] Kenya Kenya Airways[109] Minority (29.8%)[110] Kiribati Air Kiribati Kuwait Kuwait Airways[111] State-owned[112] Laos Lao Airlines[113] State-owned[113] Latvia Air Baltic Majority (99.8%)[114] Lebanon Middle East Airlines[115] Libya Afriqiyah Airways[116] State-owned[117] Libyan Airlines[118] State-owned[118] Luxembourg Luxair[119] Minority (49.96%) Macau Air Macau[120] Minority (5%) Madagascar Air Madagascar[121] Majority Malawi Malawian Airlines[122] Majority (51%)[122] Malaysia Malaysia Airlines[123] Maldives Maldivian Malta Air Malta[124] Majority[125] Mauritania Mauritania Airlines International Mauritius Air Mauritius[126] Mexico Aeroméxico None State-owned until 2007 Moldova Air Moldova Mongolia MIAT Mongolian Airlines[127] State-owned[128] Montenegro Montenegro Airlines[129] Morocco Royal Air Maroc[130] State-owned Mozambique LAM Mozambique Airlines[131] State-owned Myanmar Myanma Airways[132] State-owned[132] Namibia Air Namibia[133] State-owned (100%)[134] Nauru Nauru Airlines[135] State-owned[135] Nepal Nepal Airlines[136] State-owned Netherlands KLM[79] Minority (6%)[137][needs update] New Zealand Air New Zealand[138] Majority (53%)[139] State-owned until 1989, partially re-nationalized in 2001 North Korea Air Koryo[140] State-owned[141] Oman Oman Air[142] Majority[143] Pakistan Pakistan International Airlines[144] Majority (90.2%)[145] Panama Copa Airlines None Papua New Guinea Air Niugini Philippines Philippine Airlines[146] Poland LOT Polish Airlines[147] Majority (93%)[148] Portugal TAP Portugal[149] State-owned[149] Qatar Qatar Airways State-owned Réunion Air Austral[150] Romania TAROM[151] Majority (95%) [152] Russia Aeroflot[153] Majority (51%)[153] Rwanda RwandAir[154] Saint Vincent and the Grenadines SVG Air Samoa Virgin Samoa[155] Joint-venture, minority (49%)[156] São Tomé and Príncipe STP Airways None Saudi Arabia Saudia[157] Majority Serbia Air Serbia[158] Majority (51%)[159][additional citation needed] Seychelles Air Seychelles[160] None Solomon Islands Solomon Airlines State-owned (100%)[161] Sierra Leone Arik Air None Singapore Singapore Airlines[162] 54.5% through Temasek Holdings[163] Slovenia Adria Airways[164] Majority (70%)[129] South Africa South African Airways[165] State-owned[166] South Korea Korean Air[167] None[168] Spain Iberia[169] Minority (5%)[170] Sri Lanka SriLankan Airlines[171] State-owned[172] Sudan Sudan Airways State-owned[173] Suriname Surinam Airways[174] State-owned[175] Swaziland Swaziland Airlink Joint venture Switzerland Swiss International Air Lines[176] None – owned by Lufthansa[32] Syria Syrian Air[177] State-owned Taiwan China Airlines[178] None State-owned until 1991. 51.28% held by non-profit Civic Aviation Development Foundation.[179] Tajikistan Tajik Air State-owned Tanzania Air Tanzania State-owned Thailand Thai Airways International[180] Majority (51%) Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean Airlines[181] Majority (84%)[182] Tunisia Tunisair[183] Majority[183] Turkey Turkish Airlines[44] Minority (49%) Turkmenistan Turkmenistan Airlines[184] State-owned Uganda Air Uganda None Ukraine Ukraine International Airlines[185] United Arab Emirates Etihad Airways[186] State-owned[186] Emirates[187] State-owned United Kingdom British Airways[188] None Privatised in 1987[189] Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Airways Majority Venezuela Conviasa[citation needed] State-owned Vietnam Vietnam Airlines[190] State-owned[190] Vanuatu Air Vanuatu[191] Yemen Yemenia[192] Majority Zimbabwe Air Zimbabwe[193] State-owned[193]

South Pacific Airlines of the Past
- Air Samoa (1987-2003)
- Air Marshall (No Web site? Still operating? )
- Air Nauru (now "Our Airline")
- Vanair of Vanuatu (1965-2004)

More About Oceania Airlines
- Open Directory of Oceania Airlines Web Sites
- Open Directory of Oceania Charter Flight Web Sites
- Wikipedia "Largest Oceania Airlines" List
- Wikipedia "Airlines of Oceania" List
- Wikipedia "Defunct Airlines of Oceania" List

See also
More About South Pacific Air Travel
Transportation in Oceania
Oceania Travel Guide

South Pacific Destinations:
American Samoa | Ashmore and Cartier | Australasia | Australia | Cook Islands | Fiji | French Polynesia | Guam | Hawaii | Kiribati | Marshall Islands | Melanesia | Micronesia | Micronesia Federated States | Nauru | New Caledonia | New Zealand | Niue | Norfolk Island | Northern Mariana Islands | Palau | Papua New Guinea | Pitcairn Islands | Polynesia | Samoa | Solomon Islands | Tokelau | Tonga | Tuvalu | Vanuatu | Wake Island | Wallis and Futuna Islands | Western Samoa |

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