Central Aérea Limitada

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Central Aérea Limitada
Founded 1948
Commenced operations 1948
Ceased operations 1955
Headquarters Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Key people Joaquim Montenegro
Ricardo Henriques

Central Aérea Limitada was a Brazilian airline founded in 1948. In 1950 Central established a technical and operational partnership with Transportes Aéreos Nacional. Finally, in 1955 Central was sold to and incorporated by Nacional.

History[edit]

Central received its operational authorization on March 29, 1948 and flights started on June 11 of the same year. Its network linked Belo Horizonte to Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, and cities in the state of São Paulo, and present states of Goiás, Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul.[1] On August 26, 1950 Central established a technical-operational partnership with Transportes Aéreos Nacional but remained independent. However, in January 1955 Nacional bought all the shares of Central and incorporated the airline.[2]

Destinations[edit]

In 1950 Central served the following cities:[1]

and cities in the state of São Paulo, and in the present states of Goiás, Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul

Fleet[edit]

Central Fleet[3]
Aircraft Total Years of operation
Notes
Douglas DC-3/C-47 3 1948–1955


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Pereira, Aldo (1987). Breve História da Aviação Comercial Brasileira (in Portuguese). Rio de Janeiro: Europa. p. 308. 
  2. ^ Instituto Histórico-Cultural da Aeronáutica (2005). História Geral da Aeronáutica Brasileira: de janeiro de 1946 a janeiro de 1956 após o término da Segunda Guerra Mundial até a posse do Dr. Juscelino Kubitschek como Presidente da República (in Portuguese) 4. Rio de Janeiro: GR3 Comunicação & Design. p. 352. 
  3. ^ Pereira, Aldo (1987). Breve História da Aviação Comercial Brasileira (in Portuguese). Rio de Janeiro: Europa. p. 308. 

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