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Formed and started operations in 2002. Privated non-commercial corporate jet airplane operator.
Cotonou 05, Benin.
BENIN (REPUBLIC OF BENIN) COVERS AN AREA OF 112,622 KM. IT WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1960. THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IS FRENCH AND THE POPULATION IS 6M. THE CAPITAL IS PORTO-NOVO AND COTONOU. THE ACTING POLITICAL HEAD IS MATHIEU KEREKOU, PRESIDENT.
February 2004: 737-222 (19075, 3D-AAJ), Aero Africa (AFC) wet-leased.
September 2006: Benin Golf Air (BGL) operates regional jet airplane flights in West Africa.
(IATA) Code: A8. (ICAO) Code: BGL - BENIN GOLF.
Main Base: Cotonou Cadjehoun Airport (COO).
International, scheduled destinations: Abidjan; Bamako; Brazzaville; Douala; Kinshasa; Libreville; Lome; Malabo; & Pointe Noire.
February 2007: 727-223F (20190, N315NE - see photo), ex-Express One International (EOI)/(American Airlines (AAL), delivery.
June 2009: The European Commission (EC) has updated its airline blacklist, which details the operators that are banned from serving any destination in the European Union (EU). Benin becomes the latest country to face a complete ban because of negative results of a recent (ICAO) audit.