Trans Air Congo

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Trans Air Congo
IATA ICAO Callsign
Q8 TSG TRANS-CONGO
Founded 1994
Hubs Republic of the Congo Pointe Noire Airport
Republic of the Congo Brazzaville Airport
Frequent-flyer program MilesPlus
Fleet size 6
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.

History[edit]

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.

Destinations[edit]

Trans Air Congo operates services to the following destinations:

Fleet[edit]

The Trans Air Congo fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of August 2016):[1]

Trans Air Congo Fleet
Aircraft In
Service
Orders Passengers Notes
Boeing 737-200 1
Boeing 737-300 4
Boeing 737-700 1 Total 6

The airline previously operated the following aircraft:

Certification[edit]

Trans Air Congo has been delivered the IOSA certificate until 2015.[2]

MilesPlus[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2016): 12. 
  2. ^ http://www.iata.org/whatwedo/safety/audit/iosa/Pages/registry.aspx
  3. ^ "Congo: Cargo plane crashes in Pointe-Noire". BBC News. 21 March 2011. Retrieved 21 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "Congo plane crash toll reaches 23". Herald Sun. Retrieved 22 March 2011. 

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