|Hubs||Phnom Penh International Airport|
|Secondary hubs||Angkor International Airport|
|Destinations||4 (at closure)|
|Parent company||Progress Multitrade Co., Ltd.|
|Headquarters||Phnom Penh, Cambodia|
PMTair was founded on 14 January 2003 and was owned by Progress Multitrade Co., Ltd. A certificate of airworthiness was issued by Cambodian Civil Aviation Authority on October 14, 2003.
The airline was dissolved in 2008,
Upon closure, PMTair served the following destinations:
- Korea, South
PMTair suspended all domestic flights in the wake of the crash of PMTair Flight U4 241.
- Pattaya-Siem Reap
- Bangkok-Phnom Penh
- Hanoi-Phnom Penh
- Phnom Penh-Ratanakiri-Siem Reap
- Ratanakiri-Phnom Penh
- Siem Reap-Phnom Penh
- Siem Reap-Sihanoukville
Accidents and incidents
- November 21, 2005 – a Yunshuji Y7-100C operated by PMTair left the runway when landing at Ban Lung, Ratanakiri and sheared a leg off its landing gear. Fifty-nine passengers and six crewmembers were aboard. There were no injuries. The aircraft was XU-072, leased from Royal Phnom Penh Airways, and formerly operated by President Airlines. As a result of this accident, United Nations personnel were barred from using the airline.
- June 25, 2007 – PMTair Flight U4 241, an Antonov An-24 with 16 passengers and six crew crashed in a mountainous jungle area of Kampot Province. The flight had departed Angkor International Airport and was heading for Sihanoukville International Airport, and disappeared from radar at around 10:40 a.m. local time (0340 GMT). Aboard were 13 South Koreans and three Czech passengers, and the crew of one Uzbekistani pilot and five Cambodians. Because of weather and rugged terrain, search-and-rescue crews took two days to find the crash site. No survivors were found.
The PMTair fleet included the following aircraft (as of 30 August 2008):
- 2 Antonov An-12 (cargo)
- 1 Antonov An-24
- 2 Boeing 737-200
- 2 McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (one aircraft is operated for Wind Rose Aviation)
- World Airline Directory
- PMTair - Cambodian airlines: FLIGHT SCHEDULE
- Accidents and Incidents, Air Safety Week, 2005-12-12 (retrieved 2007-06-25).
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- Agence France-Presse (2007-06-25). Charter plane carrying Koreans, Czechs crashes in Cambodia, Channel NewsAsia, retrieved 2007-06-25.
- "'No survivors' in Cambodia plane". BBC News. 2007-06-27. Retrieved 2007-06-26.
- "Memorials held for Cambodian air crash victims". Channel NewsAsia. 2007-06-28. Retrieved 2007-06-28.
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