British Gulf International Airlines


British Gulf International Airlines

Infobox Airline
airline = British Gulf International Company LTD.

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fleet_size = 7
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IATA = -
ICAO = BGI
callsign = BRITISH GULF
parent =
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founded =
headquarters = Sao Tome, Sao Tome and Principe
key_people = Arthur Kim (Operations Director)
hubs = Sharjah International Airport
Dubai International Airport
secondary_hubs =
focus_cities =
frequent_flyer =
lounge =
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website = http://www.britishgulf.com

British Gulf International Co. LTD [http://www.britishgulf.com British Gulf International Co. LTD] 28 May 2007] is a cargo airline based in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates and operating from Sharjah and Dubai. Its main base is Sharjah International Airport, with a hub at Dubai International Airportcite news | title= Directory: World Airlines | work= Flight International | page= 89 | date= 2007-03-27] .

History

The company was established and started operations in July 1996 in Sharjah, UAE. In 2000 the company's management redirected business activity to Africa and Middle East from African countries. In 2003 it gained DGCA's audit and was authorised to be based in the United Arab Emirates.

Timeline

*July 1996 - Founded as a private limited company in Sharjah International Airport Free Zone, UAE.
*February 2000 - Established and registered in the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Principe.
*March 2001 to July 2002 - Operated mainly in African countries such as São Tomé and Principe, Congo (Brazzaville), Angola, Sudan and participated in UN Humanitarian and Food Programs.
*August 2002 - Established and registered in Kyrgyz Republic.
*September 2002 - Commenced international services in the Africa and Middle East region from Sharjah and Dubai.
*July 2003 - Authorized to be based in the UAE in accordance with the regulations of the DGCAA.
*May 2007 - Changed the registration from Kyrgyz Republic to the original registration of Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Principe.

Fleet

The British Gulf International Co. LTD fleet includes the following aircraft :

*7 Antonov An-12

The number of aircraft has been reduced from 7 since November, 2006 A/C Serial No: 01347704
The number of aircraft has been increased from 6 since September, 2008 A/C Serial No: 402408

External links

* [http://www.britishgulf.com British Gulf International Co. LTD]

References


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