Organização Mineira de Transportes Aéreos

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Organização Mineira de Transportes Aéreos – OMTA
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Founded 1946
Commenced operations 1946
Ceased operations 1957
Headquarters Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Organização Mineira de Transportes Aéreos – OMTA was a Brazilian airline founded in 1946. In 1950 it was sold to Transportes Aéreos Nacional, which eventually incorporated the airline in 1957.

History[edit]

OMTA began its operations on January 28, 1946 as an air charter company, the first of its kind in Brazil. Later OMTA also operated some scheduled flights. On July 20, 1950 it was bought by Transportes Aéreos Nacional. OMTA operated as an autonomous unity for sometime but eventually in 1957 it was absorbed by Nacional.[1]


Fleet[edit]

OMTA Fleet[2]
Aircraft Total Years of operation
Notes
De Havilland Dragon Rapide DH 89A 3 1946 – 1948
Beechcraft Bonanza 35 20 1947 – 1957
Nord 1203 Norécrin II 1 1953 – 1956


References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 354. 
  2. ^ Pereira, Aldo (1987). Breve História da Aviação Comercial Brasileira (in Portuguese). Rio de Janeiro: Europa. pp. 298–299.