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IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded February 16, 1998
Hubs Quatro de Fevereiro Airport
Fleet size 42
Destinations 7
Company slogan "Wings of Tranquility"
Headquarters Luanda, Angola

SonAir Airline Services, S.A. (Portuguese: SonAir Serviço Aéreo, S.A.), commonly known as SonAir, is a venture of the Angolan national petroleum company Sonangol Group. It provides helicopter services to Angolan oil facilities, both onshore and offshore, as well as scheduled and charter services within Africa and to the United States.[1]

Domestically they also provide air transportation to several business groups - private and government, outside the oil business.[2] The company is also the first to provide direct transportation of passengers and cargo between Angola and the United States. The airline provides thrice-weekly services between Luanda (LAD) and Houston (IAH) utilizing a Boeing 747-400 (10 First Class, 143 Business Class and 36 Economy Class seats) operated by Atlas Air.[citation needed][3]


As of 2013 SonAir operated scheduled flights to the following destinations:[4][5]

United States


As of February 2015 the Sonair fleet includes:[7]

Fixed wing


The fleet included the following aircraft (as of August 2016):[9]

See also[edit]

  • Gazpromavia, an airline based in Moscow, Russia that operates passenger and cargo charters, mainly in support of the oil and gas industry.


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