Trans Air Congo

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Trans Air Congo
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1994
Hubs Republic of the Congo Pointe Noire Airport
Republic of the Congo Brazzaville Airport
Frequent-flyer program MilesPlus
Fleet size 7
Destinations 5
Headquarters Republic of the Congo Pointe-Noire, Republic of the Congo
Website official website
Trans Air Congo Boeing 737-300

Trans Air Congo is an airline based at Pointe Noire Airport in Pointe-Noire, Republic of the Congo.


The company was established on 24 August 1994 by the El-Hage family and started services with a single Let 410 aircraft. Early services were largely between Brazzaville and Pointe Noire. In December 1994 an Antonov An-24 joined the fleet, followed in 1996 by a Boeing 727 and Yakovlev Yak-42D. Late 1997 saw the airline having to move temporarily to Johannesburg in South Africa to avoid a civil war.


Trans Air Congo operates services to the following destinations:


The Trans Air Congo fleet consists of the following aircraft as of October, 2014:[1][2]

Trans Air Congo fleet
Aircraft Origin In Service Orders Passengers Note
Boeing 737-200 Advanced  United States 2 0 100
Boeing 737-300  United States 1 0 110
McDonnell Douglas MD-82  United States 1 0 110
Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia  Brazil 2 0 30
Total 6 0


Trans Air Congo has been delivered the IOSA certificate until 2015.[3]


MilesPlus is the frequent flyer program developed by TAC. Registration is free and open to every passengers. First company in Congo to develop a fidelity program, MilesPlus has proved to be a successful tool as the program enrolled more than 2200 members since its creation in 2012. MilesPlus offers 4 different cards (Blue, Silver, Gold and Platinum).

Incidents and Accidents[edit]


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  4. ^ "Trans Air Congo Impfondo Airport 4 March 2005". Trans Air Congo Accident 04MAR2005. AviationSafetyNetwork. Retrieved 22 March 2011. 
  5. ^ "Congo: Cargo plane crashes in Pointe-Noire". BBC News. 21 March 2011. Retrieved 21 March 2011. 
  6. ^ "Trans Air Congo AN12 at Ponte-Noire on Mar 21, 2011". Trans Air Congo AN12 at Ponte-Noire on Mar 21, 2011. The Aviation Herald. Retrieved 21 March 2011. 
  7. ^ "Congo plane crash toll reaches 23". Herald Sun. Retrieved 22 March 2011. 

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