HISTORY: AIR VOLTA was established on 17 March 1967. It was originally part owned by the Burkinabe government, part by Air France and part privately held. It purchased its first aircraft, an Embraer EMB-110 Bandeirante, in 1978, and added a second, a Fokker F28, in 1983. In 1985 renamed to Air Burkina when country changed name.
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