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FORMED AND STARTED OPERATIONS IN 1996. REGIONAL & INTERNATIONAL, SCHEDULED & CHARTER, PASSENGER & CARGO, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.
8 HAGAN STREET
Gambia (Republic of Gambia) was established in 1965, it covers an area of 11,295 sq km, its population is 1.2 million, its capital city is Banjul, and its official languages are English, Mandingo, and Wolof.
OCTOBER 1993: ONE WEEKLY SERVICE TO LONDON.
APRIL 1995: CEASED OPERATIONS.
NOVEMBER 2000: NEW AIRLINE IN GAMBIA STARTED NAMED "GAMBIA NEW MILLENIUM AIR" FLYING 1 IL-62M (C5-GNM), SEEN AT MILAN-MALPENSA IN AUGUST 2000 WITH YOUNG PILGRIMS VISITING ITALY FOR A JUBILAEUM EVENT.
JUNE 2001: RECEIVES OK FOR SERVICE TO BENIN.
December 2002: Gambia International Airways intends to acquire 1 767 for service in May 2003 Banjul to London (LHR), and possibly New York.
June 2003: Operates scheduled flights with ATR42-300 airplanes, TACV-Cabo Verde (TCV) wet-leased.
July 2003: 737-86N (CFM56-7B26) (28624, EC-HMK), Futura International (FUA) wet-leased.
March 2005: 737-236 (22026) returned to Safair (SFA).
April 2005: Gambia International Airlines (GAW) operates a small regional network of scheduled, jet airplane services in West Africa, using wet-leased airplanes as required.
Parent organization/shareholders: Government of Gambia (99%); & Gambia Telecommunications Company (1%).
(IATA) Code: GC - 034.
(ICAO) Code: GNR (Callsign - GAMBIA INTERNATIONAL).
Main Base: Banjul Yundum International airport (BJL).
International, Scheduled Destinations: Conakry; Dakar; & Freetown.
May 2005: Apparent merger with Slok Airlines (SLZ) to form a new airline "SLOK-GAMBIA INTERNATIONAL." See (SLZ).