Camair-Co

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Camair-Co
Camair-Co logo.png
IATA
QC
ICAO
CRC
Callsign
CAMAIRCO
Founded 2006
Commenced operations 2011
Hubs Douala International Airport
Fleet size 3
Destinations 7
Headquarters Douala, Cameroon
Key people Frédéric Mbotto Edimo (General Director)
Emmanuel Mbozo'o Ndo (Deputy General Director)[1][2]
Website camair-co.cm

The Cameroon Airlines Corporation, trading as Camair-Co, is an airline from Cameroon, serving as flag carrier of the country, a role which was previously filled by the now-defunct Cameroon Airlines.[3] Camair-Co is based in Douala and operates out of Douala International Airport.[4]

History[edit]

Camair-co was created on 11 September 2006 by decree of Paul Biya, the President of Cameroon, as a company aimed at replacing Cameroon Airlines, the country's national airline at that time. Cameroon Airlines was shut down in June 2008,[5] but it took until 2011 for Camair-Co to launch flight services. The inaugural flight from Douala to Paris via Yaoundé took place on 28 March.[6]

The IATA code QC previously belonged to Air Corridor, which has since ceased operations.

Destinations[edit]

As of January 2013, Camair-Co offers scheduled flights to the following destinations:[7]

Africa
Europe

Fleet[edit]

As of January 2013, the Camair-Co fleet consists of the following aircraft with an average age of 7.2 years:.[8] In October 2012, Camair-Co ordered 2 Boeing 787-8 for 2015.[9]

Camair-Co
Aircraft In fleet Order Passengers Notes
Boeing 737-700 2 0 128
Boeing 767-300ER 1 0 210
Boeing 787-8 0 2 242
Total 3 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mbozo’o Ndo en poste". Le Jour. 1 January 2011. Retrieved 28 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Foreigners sweep top Camair-co jobs". The Standard Tribune. February 5, 2010. Retrieved 3 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Cameroon’s aviation market experiences strong growth driven by Camair-Co and regional competitors". Centre for Aviation. 23 September 2013. Archived from the original on 24 September 2013. 
  4. ^ Tumanjong, Emmanuel (28 March 2011). "New Cameroon State Aviation Corp. Targets Chinese Skies". Nasdaq. Retrieved 28 March 2011. 
  5. ^ "Atterissage définitif de la Camair". Les Afriques. 5 June 2008. Retrieved 28 March 2011. 
  6. ^ "Camair.co: Le Cameroun reprend les airs". CamerPress: Agence camerounaise d'information. 28 March 2011. Retrieved 28 March 2011. 
  7. ^ Camair-Co timetable
  8. ^ Camair-Co fleet list at planespotters.net
  9. ^ "Cameroon Orders 2 boeing 787s for New Airline". airnation.net. 14 March 2013. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 

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