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- SOR Sonair Feb-1998 Luanda (LAD)

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    Sonair Sonangol  - SOR Angola Luanda/China 1979-
    Formed by Angola's Sonangol State Corporation, originally for intra-company ops. Reorganized 16/2/98. Associatedwith Houston-based USAEA/U.S.-Africa Energy Association. Added on EU ban list 14/11/08 and subsequent dates. AOC temporarily suspended in 2010, reinstated in 12/10

    SonAikr Boeing v737SonAir Airline Services 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 US.

    Domestically they also provide air transportation to several business groups - private and government, outside the oil business. The company is also the first to provide direct transportation of passengers and cargo between Angola and the US. The airline provides thrice-weekly services between Luanda (LAD) and Houston (IAH) using a Boeing 747-400 operated by Atlas Air.

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