List of defunct airlines of Oceania

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This is a list of defunct airlines of Oceania.

American Samoa[edit]

Defunct airlines of American Samoa include;[1][2]

Airline Image IATA ICAO Callsign Commenced
operations
Ceased
operations
Notes
Samoa Air SE 1987 2003
Samoa Airlines MB 1982 1986
Samoan Air Lines 1959 1960
South Pacific Island Airways HK SPI SOUTH PACIFIC 1973 1987

Australia[edit]

Fiji[edit]

Defunct airlines of Fiji include;

Airline Image IATA ICAO Callsign Commenced
operations
Ceased
operations
Notes
Air Fiji 2004.03.12 06 Air Fiji Matei Taveuni Fiji.jpg PC FAJ FIJIAIR 1995 2009

French Polynesia[edit]

Defunct airlines of French Polynesia include;

Airline Image IATA ICAO Callsign Commenced
operations
Ceased
operations
Notes
Air Moorea Air Moorea Dornier 228 Spijkers-1.jpg QE TAH AIR MOOREA 1968 2010

Guam[edit]

Defunct airlines of Guam include;

Airline Image IATA ICAO Callsign Commenced
operations
Ceased
operations
Notes
Continental Micronesia ContinentalB737800Cipher.JPG CS CMI AIR MIKE 1968 2012
Air Mike Express AM AME AIR MIKE 1994 2012

Kiribati[edit]

Defunct airlines of Kiribati include;

Airline Image IATA ICAO Callsign Commenced
operations
Ceased
operations
Notes
Air Tungaru Air Tungaru Boeing 737-200 (T3-VAL) at Honolulu Airport.jpg VK TUN 1977 1994

New Zealand[edit]

Norfolk Island[edit]

Northern Mariana Islands[edit]

Defunct airlines of the Northern Mariana Islands include;[1][2]

Airline Image IATA ICAO Callsign Commenced
operations
Ceased
operations
Notes
Air Marianas 1983 1984
Fly Marianas 2012 2012
Pacific Island Aviation Northwest Airlink Short 360.jpg 9J PSA PACIFIC ISLE 1987 2005
Saipan Air Q7 2011 2012 Formed by Tan Holdings (owner of Asia Pacific Airlines). Expected to start operations on 1 July 2012 using ACMI aircraft (wet lease) from Swift Air. However deposits paid to Swift Air "evaporated" when Swift Air entered Chapter 11 and Saipan Air halted its project on 29 June 2012.

Palau[edit]

Defunct airlines of Palau include;

Airline Image IATA ICAO Callsign Commenced
operations
Ceased
operations
Notes
Palau Airways Palau airways (8331322219).jpg P7 PAU PALAIRWAYS 2011 2013
Palau Micronesia Air Palau 737.JPG 2002 2004
Palau Pacific Airways Palau Pacific Airways 737-800 OM-FEX at HKG (24347051750).jpg ED AXE PPA 2014 2018
Palau Trans Pacific Airlines GP 2002 2005

Papua New Guinea[edit]

Samoa[edit]

Defunct airlines of Samoa include;[1][2]

Airline Image IATA ICAO Callsign Commenced
operations
Ceased
operations
Notes
Polynesian Airlines Polynesian Airlines de Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter at Fagali'i Airport.jpg OL PAO POLYNESIAN 1959 2017 Rebranded as Samoa Airways
Polynesian Blue Boeing 737-8FE, Polynesian Blue AN0964564.jpg DJ PBL BLUEBIRD 2005 2011 Rebranded as Virgin Samoa
Samoa Air OL SZB SAMOA 2012 2015
South Pacific Express SPX 2005 2009
Virgin Samoa Virgin Samoa 737.jpg VA VOZ VELOCITY 2011 2017

Tonga[edit]

Vanuatu[edit]

Defunct airlines of Vanuatu include;[1][2]

Airline Image IATA ICAO Callsign Commenced
operations
Ceased
operations
Notes
Air Melanesiæ Air Melanesiae De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover Mk3 BWU Wheatley.jpg HB 1965 1989 Formed by New Hebrides Airways and Hebridair. Later renamed Vanair
Dovair 1987 1990
New Hebrides Airways 1963 1965 Merged with Hebridair to form Air Melanesiæ
Hebridair 1964 1965 Merged with New Hebrides Airways to form Air Melanesiæ
Vanair X4 ZHI 1989 2004 Originally formed as Air Melanesiae. Acquired by Air Vanuatu in 2001 for five months, when the merger was reversed. The airlines remerged in 2004.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "The World's leading Airline Intelligence Provider since 1998". ch-aviation.com. Retrieved 2019-03-09.
  2. ^ a b c d "Since 1997, ATDB is the only service providing an accurate global and permanently updated details of all worldwide transport aircraft, airlines, private and government operators - and leasing companies". aerotransport.org. Retrieved 2019-03-09.