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Cameroon Airlines is the national airline of Cameroon and is based in Douala. It operates scheduled services within Africa and to Europe and the Middle East. Its main base is Douala Airport (DLA), with hubs at Port Bouet Airport, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi, Kenya. A Boeing 747-400 belonging to Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the UKs largest airlines. ... Douala is the largest city in Cameroon, and capital of the Littoral Province. ... Africa is the worlds second-largest continent and second most populous after Asia. ... World map showing location of Europe When considered a continent, Europe is the worlds second smallest continent in terms of area, with an area of 10,600,000 km² (4,140,625 square miles), making it larger than Australia only. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... Port Bouet Airport is located in Abidjan, Côte dIvoire. ... Abidjan is the largest city and former capital of Côte dIvoire. ... Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, formerly called Nairobi International Airport is one of Kenyas large aviation facilities and the airport that serves the country with the most international flights. ... Nairobi skyline Nairobi is the capital of Kenya. ...

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Code Data

  • IATA Code: UY
  • ICAO Code: UYC
  • Callsign: Camair

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History

The airline was established on 26 July 1971 and started operations on 1 November 1971 with two Boeing 737-200 aircraft between Douala and Yaoundé. A service was started to Rome and Paris using an ex-Air France Boeing 707, replaced by a Boeing 747-200 in 1982. It is owned by the Cameroon Government (96.43%) and Air France (3.57%). Prior to its formation Cameroon's air services were flown by Air Afrique. July 26 is the 207th day (208th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 158 days remaining. ... 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... 737 in new Boeing Colors. ... View of Yaoundé Yaoundé, «yah oon DAY», estimated population 1,430,000 (2004), is the capital city of Cameroon and second largest city in the West African country after Douala. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Democratici di Sinistra) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,546,807 almost 4,000,000 1... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... Air France Boeing 747 Air France (Compagnie Nationale Air France) is a subsidiary of Air France-KLM. Before the take-over of KLM, it was essentially the national airline of France, employing 71,654 people (at January 2005). ... Pan Am 707 The Boeing 707 is a four engined commercial passenger jet aircraft developed by Boeing in the early 1950s. ... Singapore Airlines Boeing 747-412. ... 1982 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Air Afrique began March 28, 1961 as a transnational African airline. ...


Services

Cameroon Airlines operates the following services (at January 2005):

On September 16th 2005, the company was put on France's blacklist, thus the company can no longer land and fly over France. The blacklisting is supposed to be temporary until a technical audit is delivered to French autorities, however some people have said it was a plot by Air France to bankrupt Air Cameroun. Douala is the largest city in Cameroon, and capital of the Littoral Province. ... Garoua is the capital of the North Province of Cameroon, lying on the Benue River. ... Maroua is the capital of the Extreme North Province of Cameroon, on the Ferngo and Kaliao Rivers. ... Downtown Ngaoundéré Ngaoundéré or NGaoundéré is the capital of the Adamawa Province of Cameroon. ... View of Yaoundé Yaoundé, «yah oon DAY», estimated population 1,430,000 (2004), is the capital city of Cameroon and second largest city in the West African country after Douala. ... Abidjan is the largest city and former capital of Côte dIvoire. ... Bamako, population about 1 500,000 (2004), is the capital of Mali. ... Bangui, estimated population 560,000 ( 1994), is the capital of the Central African Republic. ... Categories: Africa geography stubs | Capitals in Africa | Cities in the Republic of the Congo ... Cotonou, population 536,827 (1992), is the seat of government of Benin, though the official capital is Porto-Novo. ... (City of Dakar, divided into 19 communes darrondissement) City proper (commune) Région Dakar Département Dakar Mayor Pape Diop (PDS) (since 2002) Area 82. ... Dubai or Dubayy (in Arabic: دبيّ, IPA , generally in English) refers to either one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates on the Arabian Peninsula, or that emirates main city, sometimes called Dubai City to distinguish it from the emirate. ... City motto: Unity in Development Province Gauteng Mayor Amos Masondo Area  - % water 1,644 km² 0. ... Kinshasa (formerly Léopoldville) is the capital and largest city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. ... Map of Nigeria showing Lagos on the lower left Lagos is the largest city in Nigeria. ... Libreville, estimated population 420,000[1], is the capital city of Gabon. ... . Malabo is the capital city of Equatorial Guinea, located on the northern coast of Bioko Island (formerly Fernando Poo). ... NDjamena, population 594,000 ( 1996), is the capital of Chad. ... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... Pointe-Noire is a port city in the Republic of the Congo. ...


Fleet

The Cameroon Airlines jet fleet currently comprises 1 Boeing 757-200 (at June 2005). The Boeing 757 is a medium-range transcontinental commercial passenger airplane manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


All other aircraft have been disposed of including 8 Boeing 737, 1 Boeing 747, 2 Boeing 757, 1 Boeing 767 and 2 Embraer ERJ 145. 737 in new Boeing Colors. ... Singapore Airlines Boeing 747-412. ... The Boeing 757 is a medium-range transcontinental commercial passenger airplane manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. ... Air Canada Boeing 767-200 British Airways Boeing 767-300 The Boeing 767 is a commercial passenger airplane manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. ... The Embraer ERJ 145 is a twin-engined regional jet plane with 50 seats. ...


External Links

  • Cameroon Airlines
  • Cameroon Airlines Fleet Detail
  • Cameroon Airlines Passenger Opinions


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