World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Zimex Aviation


Zimex Aviation

Zimex Aviation
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1969*, *as an air operator
Focus cities Luanda, Hassi Messaoud, Juba
Fleet size 22
Headquarters Zurich Airport Glattbrugg, Switzerland
Key people Hugo Kopp, CEO

Zimex Aviation Ltd. is an Oued Irara - Krim Belkacem Airport which is an airport serving Hassi Messaoud, a city in the Ouargla Province of eastern Algeria.


  • History 1
  • Fleet 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


The airline was established and started operations in 1969.

On October 14, 1987, a Lockheed L-100-30 - a civilian variant of the military transport plane C-130 Hercules - was shot down in Angola. It was operated on behalf of the International Committee of the Red Cross.[2]

In October 1999, Zimex Aviation Group was sold to a Swiss investor group.


The Zimex Aviation fleet includes the following aircraft (at August 2006):[3]

At the July 2010 Farnborough Air Show, Zimex took delivery of the first DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400 produced by Viking Air.


  1. ^ "How to find us." direct image link - Zimex Aviation. Retrieved on 8 December 2010. "Zimex Aviation Ltd. Cherstrasse 4 P.O. Box 8152 Glattbrugg Switzerland"
  2. ^ Criminal Occurrence description
  3. ^ Flight International, 3–9 October 2006
  4. ^ News releases: Viking Air

External links

  • Zimex Aviation
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.