Cronos Airlines

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Cronos Airlines
Cronos logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 2007
Hubs Malabo International Airport
Fleet size 5
Destinations 6
Headquarters Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Key people Andreas Kaïafas, CEO [2][3]

Cronos Airlines is a regional airline headquartered in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. Cronos Airlines is a passenger and cargo carrier based at Malabo International Airport in Equatorial Guinea. It operates a service in Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Benin and Nigeria. [4]


Cronos Air was founded in 2007 by its CEO, Andreas Kaïafas.[5] It started operations in 2008, Cronos was created in 2008, with a small 19-seater and a license to operate for six months. It was a provisional license. They came back with a 30-seater at the end of 2009 and by July 2010 they had a 92-seater, the BA-146, which was operating in Germany before with Eurowings. They later acquired a second 98-seater and a ‘certificado de transporte aéreo’ (air transport certificate).[6]


Cronos Airlines operates the following services (as of 19 February 2016):


The Cronos Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of August 2016):[9][10]

Cronos Airlines fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
Y Total
BAe 146-200 1 (as of August 2017)[11] 82 82 [12]
BAe 146-300 1 92 92 [12]
Embraer ERJ 135LR 3 37 37 [12]
Total 5 0

Historical fleet[edit]

Cronos Airlines has previously operated the following aircraft:


  1. ^ a b "Cronos Airlines". ch-aviation. Retrieved 29 January 2017. 
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  3. ^ "Airline's rise contributes to development take-off". The Worldfolio. The Worldfolio. Retrieved 20 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "Cronos Airlines". CAPA Center for Aviation. CAPA. Retrieved 20 September 2016. 
  5. ^ "Airlines based in Equatorial Guinea: Cronos Airlines". Retrieved 2017-09-13. 
  6. ^ "Airline's rise contributes to development take-off". The Worldfolio. The Worldfolio. Retrieved 20 September 2016. 
  7. ^ Admin (2016-10-31). "Cronos Airlines Commences Commercial Flight To Accra". News Ghana. Retrieved 2017-02-19. 
  8. ^ (2016-10-31). "Cronos Airlines starts operations in Ghana". Retrieved 2017-02-19. 
  9. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2016): 13. 
  10. ^ a b "Cronos Airlines Historic Fleet". Planespotters. Retrieved 2017-07-04. 
  11. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2017): 13. 
  12. ^ a b c "Our Fleet". Cronos Aviation. Retrieved 2017-07-04. 

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