The Full Wiki

Air Guadeloupe: Wikis

Advertisements
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Air Guadeloupe
AirGuadaloupeLogo1.jpg
IATA
OG
ICAO
AGU
Callsign
Air Guadeloupe
Founded
Commenced operations 1969
Ceased operations 2000
Destinations 11
Headquarters
Key people

Air Guadeloupe (IATA: OGICAO: AGUCallsign: Air Guadeloupe ) was a small international airline based in the French island of Guadeloupe.

Contents

Company History

The small airline was founded on may 21th 1970 as Société Antillaise de Transport Aérien, SATA to soon become known as Air Guadeloupe. Operations began in 1994 and the CEO was Francois Paneole. In the year 2000 it was merged with Air Martinique, Air St Barthélémy, Air St Martin to form Air Caraïbes (see). [1]

Historical Destinations Served

Caribbean destinations

South America Destinations

Historical Fleet

Air Guadeloupe ATR 42 at Pointe-a-Pitre in December 1986.

(For current aircraft flown see Air Caraïbes)[1]

Accident/Incidents

  • 21 DEC 1972 - The Twin Otter operated a flight on behalf of Air France from Guadeloupe to St. Maarten in the Caribbean. It crashed at night, near the island of St. Maarten. All 11 passengers and 2 crew members perished.
  • 18 NOV 1978 - The Twin Otter struck the water with its left wingtip while flying in a violent squall with a 200-300 feet ceiling. The aircraft crashed and sank in 13m of water. Fifteen fatalities out of 20 occupants (including 1 flight crew). (see external link below)

External links

References

  1. ^ a b North American Airlines Handbook published by Airways Internationa Inc 1997
Advertisements

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message