List of defunct airlines of Brazil

Airline Image IATA ICAO Callsign Commenced operations Ceased operations Notes
Abaeté Linhas Aéreas ABJ 1994 2012 AOC revoked
Aero Amazonas Linhas Aereas 1996 1996
AeroBrasil Cargo 1998 2000 Cargo branch of Transbrasil. Bankrupt
Aero Geral 1941 1952 Sold to Varig
Aerolloyd Iguassu 1933 1939 Sold to VASP
Aeronorte 1940 1961 Sold to Aerovias Brasil and later integrated into Varig
Aerovias Brasil PP-AVJ Douglas DC-3 Aerovias Brasil (7378795574).jpg BSL 1942 1961 Sold to Varig
Aerovias Minas Gerais 1944 1949 Bankrupt
Air Brasil Linhas Aéreas Air Brasil BAe 146-200A JetPix.jpg
Air Brasil Cargo PRAIB2.jpg BSL 2006 2012
Air Minas Linhas Aéreas PR-MDP Embraer Emb.120 Air Minas in basic United C-s (8167050169).jpg 6M AMG AIR MINAS 2002 2010 AOC revoked
Air Vias AIV 1993 1995 Ceased operations
ATA Brasil PR-GMA Boeing B.727F ATA Brasil (8167079334).jpg ABZ ATA BRASIL 2002 2005 Ceased operations
Atlântico Linhas Aéreas 1995 1996
Avianca Brasil Rafael Luiz Canossa IMG 9060 (17617286035).jpg O6 ONE OCEAN AIR 1998 2019 Formerly Oceanair. Bankrupt
BETA Cargo PP-BEM Douglas DC-8F Grupo BETA Cargo (7319443342).jpg GB BET BETA 1990 2012 Formerly Brasair Transportes Aéreos. AOC revoked
BRA Transportes Aéreos BRA Transportes Aéreos Boeing 767-300ER Pierobon.jpg B7 BRB BRA-TRANSPAEREOS 1999 2007 Formerly Brasil Rodo Aéreo. Bankrupt
Brasmex – Brasil Minas Express N478CT (16254213800).jpg BCA BRASMEX 2001 2004 Ceased operations
Brava Linhas Aéreas Avião que fará a linha Votuporanga a São Paulo pela Brava Linhas Aéreas (NHT).jpg N7 NHG HELGA 2006 2013 Formerly NHT Linhas Aéreas. AOC revoked
Central Aérea Limitada 1948 1955 Sold to Transportes Aéreos Nacional
COLT Cargo XCA COLT 2013 2017 Ceased operations
Companhia Itaú de Transportes Aéreos 1947 1956 Sold to Transportes Aéreos Nacional
Companhia Meridional de Transportes 1944 1946 Bankrupt
Condor Syndikat 1924 1927 Succeeded by Syndicato Condora
Connect Cargo 2019 2020 Ceased operations
Cruiser Linhas Aéreas Let L-410UVP-E20 Turbolet, Cruiser Linhas Aereas AN0596965.jpg J6 VCR VOE CRUISER 2001 2010 License revoked
Cruzeiro do Sul Boeing 727-11, Cruzeiro AN1059620.jpg SC CRZ CRUZEIRO 1943 1993 Sold to and later integrated into Varig
Digex Aero Cargo Digex Aero Cargo McDonnell Douglas DC-8-62(F) PP-DGP (23502298343).jpg DGX DIGEX 1996 1999
Empresa de Transporte Aéreo 1928 1929 Ceased operations
Flex Linhas Aéreas PR-FLX Boeing 737 Flex (7321862182).jpg JH FFX FLEX BRASIL 2007 2010 Formerly Nordeste Linhas Aéreas Regionais. Bankrupt
Fly Brasil Transportes Aéreos 1999 2002
Fly Linhas Aéreas PP-BLR Boeing B.727 FLY (7378486656).jpg 4H FLB AEREAFLY 1995 2003 Ceased operations
Flyways Linhas Aéreas ATR72-500 Flyways.png FYW 2014 2018 AOC revoked
Helisul Linhas Aéreas 1994 1998 Sold to TAM-Transportes Aéreos Meridionais
Interbrasil STAR PP-ISB Embraer Emb.120 InterBrasil Star (7378885414).jpg Q9 ITB INTERBRASIL 1994 2001 Regional branch of Transbrasil. Bankrupt
Interexpress Transportes Aéreos Regionais K9 IPM INTEREXPRESS 1996 1998 Passenger division of Itapemirim. Sold to TAM-Transportes Aéreos Meridionais
Itapemirim Transportes Aéreos Boeing 727-46(F), Itapemirim Cargo AN0287912.jpg 5W IPM ITAPEMIRIM 1990 2000 Cargo division of Itapemirim. Ceased services
Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras 1945 1948 Ceased services
Linha Aérea Transcontinental Brasileira 1944 1951 Sold to Real Transportes Aéreos
Linhas Aéreas Natal 1946 1950 Sold to Real Transportes Aéreos
Linhas Aéreas Paulistas – LAP 1943 1951 Sold to Lóide Aéreo Nacional
Linhas Aéreas Wright 1947 1948 Sold to Real Transportes Aéreos
Litorânea LITORANEA 2007 2009 Ceased services
Lóide Aéreo Nacional 1947 1962 Formerly Transportes Carga Aérea. Sold to VASP
Mais Linhas Aéreas MLI DEMAIS 2010 2013 Ceased operations
Master Top Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30(F), MTA Cargo AN1161526.jpg Q4 MST MASTER 2006 2011 Bankrupt
Meta Linhas Aéreas MSQ META 1997 2011 Formerly META - Mesquita Transportes Aéreos. Ceased services
NAB – Navegação Aérea Brasileira 1938 1961 Sold to Lóide Aéreo Nacional
Nacional Transportes Aéreos NCT 2000 2002 Ceased operations
Noar Linhas Aéreas NOAR em Natal.jpg NRA NOAR 2009 2011 License revoked
Nordeste Linhas Aéreas Regionais Fokker 50, Nordeste JP6190429.jpg JH NES NORDESTE 1976 2007 Sold to and later integrated into Varig. Rebranded as Flex Linhas Aéreas
NYRBA do Brasil 1929 1930 Rebranded Panair do Brasil
Organização Mineira de Transportes Aéreos 1946 1957 Sold to Transportes Aéreos Nacional
Panair do Brasil Lockheed L-049 Constellation, Panair do Brasil AN1195308.jpg PB PAB BANDEIRANTE 1930 1965 Bankrupt
Pantanal Linhas Aéreas ATR ATR-42-300, Pantanal Linhas Aereas AN1964823.jpg GP
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PTN PANTANAL 1990 2013 Sold to TAM Airlines
Paraense Transportes Aéreos Curtiss C-46A PP-BUD Paraense MIA 19.10.70 edited-3.jpg QR 1952 1970 Ceased operations
Penta Transportes Aéreos 5P PEP AEROPENA 1995 2005 Ceased operations
Phoenix Airlines PHN PHOENIX BRASIL 1995 1997
Presidente Transportes Aéreos PRESIDENTE 1996 2001 Ceased operations
Promodal Transportes Aéreos GPT PROMODAL 2003 2004 Ceased operations
Puma Air Puma air 737-300 pr-glx.jpg Z4 PLY PUMA BRASIL 2002 2011 Ceased operations
Real Transportes Aéreos Avião Super Convair 440.tif RL REAL 1945 1961 Sold to Varig
Rico Linhas Aéreas PP-VME Boeing B.737 RICO ( WFU - Stored ) (8181512817).jpg C7 RLE RICO 1996 2010 Ceased operations
Rio Linhas Aéreas PR-IOF RIO Linhas Aéreas Boeing 727-214(A)(F) (19025417509).jpg RL RIO RIO LINHAS 2007 2017 Formerly JetSul. Ceased operations
Rio Sul Serviços Aéreos Regionais Fokker 50, Rio-Sul JP6090591.jpg SL RSL RIO SUL 1976 2002 Sold to and later integrated into Varig
Sadia Transportes Aéreos Transbrasil Handley Page HRP.7 Herald 214 Volpati-1.jpg QD SADIA 1955 1972 Rebranded as Transbrasil
SAVA Cargo TD TNS SAVA 1978 1999
SAVAG SAVAG 1946 1966 Sold to Cruzeiro do Sul
Serviços Aéreos Condor Fairchild C-82A PP-CEK Cruzeiro SDU 08.05.72 edited-2.jpg CONDOR 1927 1943 Formerly Syndicato Condor. Nationalized and rebranded as Cruzeiro do Sul
SETE Linhas Aéreas Aeroporto Monte Dourado.JPG 5O SLX SETE 1999 2017 Ceased operations
Skyjet Brazil McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30, SkyJet AN0195063.jpg SKYJET 1996 1996
Skymaster Airlines Boeing 707-351C, Skymaster Airlines AN0018154.jpg SKC SKYMASTER AIR 1995 2010 Ceased operations
Sol Linhas Aéreas Chegada PR VLA.jpg SBA SOL 2008 2012 Ceased operations
Sterna Linhas Aéreas A300 STERNA SBPA (32685824853).jpg STR STERNA 2014 2017 Ceased operations
Transportes Aéreos Bandeirantes 1945 1950 Sold to Lóide Aéreo Nacional
TABA – Transportes Aéreos da Bacia Amazônica TABA BAe 146-100 Groves.jpg T2 TAB TABA 1976 1999 Ceased operations
TAC – Transportes Aéreos Catarinense 1947 1966 Formerly Transportes Aéreos Ltda. Sold to Sadia Transportes Aéreos
TAF Linhas Aéreas PR-MTJ Boeing B.727 TAF (7321353026).jpg R9 TSD TAFI 1995 2009 License revoked
TAM – Transportes Aéreos Regionais Embraer EMB-110 - Bandeirante - Usado para o transporte de passageiros, carga, busca e salvamento. O último Bandeirante foi fabricado em 1990, encerrando-se assim um importante ciclo na indústria aeroespac - panoramio.jpg KK 1976 2000 Integrated into TAM-Transportes Aéreos Meridionais to form TAM Airlines
TAS – Transportes Aéreos Salvador 1949 1962 Sold to Sadia Transportes Aéreos
Tavaj Linhas Aéreas PT-LAH Fokker Fk.27 (7321283224).jpg 4U TVJ TAVAJ 1994 2004 Ceased operations
TEAM Linhas Aéreas PKIERZKOWSKI 060207 PTFSE SDU.jpg TIM TEAM BRASIL 2001 2012 License revoked
Transbrasil Transbrasil BAC 1-11 at Congonhas-São Paulo International Airport.jpg TR TBA TRANSBRASIL 1972 2001 Formerly Sadia Transportes Aéreos. Bankrupt
Transportes Aéreos Nacional 1946 1961 Sold to Varig
Transportes Aéreos Sul-Americanos 1948 1949 Ceased operations
Transportes Charter do Brasil TCJ Charter Brasil 1994 2006 Ceased operations
TRIP Linhas Aéreas RIO SDU 11 2012 TRIP 4508.jpg T4 TIB TRIP 1998 2014 Sold to Azul Brazilian Airlines
Unex Airlines ATR 42-300, Unex JP88121.jpg UNX 1997 1999
Universal Transportes Aéreos 1947 1948 Ceased operations
Varig Lockheed L-188A Electra, Varig AN0495338.jpg RG VRG VARIG 1927 2006 Ceased operations. Assets split between Flex Linhas Aéreas and Gol Transportes Aéreos.
Varig Log Lhrmay2007 002 (2479593255).jpg LC VLO VELOG 2000 2012 Cargo branch of Varig. Bankrupt
VASD 1944 1952 Sold to Transportes Aéreos Nacional
VASP Airbus A300B2-203, VASP JP36867.jpg VP VSP VASP 1933 2005 Bankrupt
VASPEX Boeing 727-264-Adv(F), VASPEX AN0198854.jpg VP VSP VASP 1996 2005 Cargo branch of VASP. Bankrupt
Via Brasil Linhas Aéreas VBR 1999 2002 Ceased operations
Viabras 1946 1953 Sold to Transportes Aéreos Nacional
Viação Aérea Arco-Íris 1945 1948 Ceased operations
Viação Aérea Bahiana 1945 1948 Ceased operations
Viação Charter Aérea 1998 1998 Ceased operations
Voe Minas Gerais 2016 2019 Ceased operations
WebJet Linhas Aéreas Boeing 737-300 da WebJet (4460193132).jpg WH WEB WEB-BRASIL 2004 2012 Sold to Gol Transportes Aéreos
Whitejets PR-WTA A310 Whitejets (5226462370) (2).jpg W7 WTJ WHITEJET 2010 2014 Ceased operations

a.^ German trade company that operated airline services in Brazil while also providing aircraft, maintenance and aviation information.

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