Air America (TV series)

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Air America
Genre Action/Adventure
Created by Philip DeGuere
Starring Lorenzo Lamas
Scott Plank
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 26 (4 unaired in the USA)
Running time approx. 45 minutes
Original channel Syndication
Original release October 4, 1998 – May 22, 1999

Air America is an American action/adventure television series starring Lorenzo Lamas, and premiering on October 4, 1998.[1][2] The series is not based on the 1990 film Air America.[2]


The series concerns two undercover secret agents, Rio and Wiley, who assume a new role for the State Department as pilots who work for the Latin America airline Air America. They receive direct orders from the State Department to do various missions such as protecting witnesses, investigating international crime, and rescuing those in need.


DVD release[edit]

On June 6, 2006, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment released Air America: The Complete Series on DVD in Region 1.[3]


  1. ^ Brownfield, Paul (October 24, 1998). "First-Run Syndicated Series Are Flexing Their Muscles". Los Angeles Times. p. F-2. Retrieved 2008-09-28. 
  2. ^ a b Snow, Shauna (September 8, 1998). "Morning Report". Los Angeles Times. p. F-2. Retrieved 2008-09-28. 
  3. ^ Movie's Spin-Off Series w/Lorenzo Lamas Comes To 6-DVD Set

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