Société Générale des Transports Aériens

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Société Générale des Transports Aériens
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Founded 8 February 1919
Ceased operations 8 October 1933
Operating bases Toussus-le-Noble, Yvelines, France
Destinations Croydon, Surrey, United Kingdom
Headquarters Toussus-le-Noble, Yvelines, France

The Société Générale des Transports Aériens (SGTA) was a French airline founded in 1919. It operated until 1933 when its assets were incorporated in the newly created Air France airline.

History[edit]

Initially known as the Lignes Aériennes Farman (Farman airlines), the SGTA was created on February 8, 1919, when a Farman F.60 Goliath flew from Toussus-le-Noble to Kenley, near Croydon. The airline was created by the Farman brothers, who also owned the Farman Aviation Works.

In 1933, all SGTA assets were incorporated in the newly created Air France, and the company ceased to exist.

Accidents and incidents[edit]

Aircraft[edit]

The airline operated Farman aircraft exclusively, including these types:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FRENCH PRE-WAR REGISTER Version 120211". Air Britain. Retrieved 8 March 2011.