Throwback Thursday
A ECAir Boeing 737-300 operated by PrivatAir. (Photo: Toen96 [CC BY-SA 4.0 (], from Wikimedia Commons)

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Equatorial Congo Airlines

During the 2000s, African countries watched as foreign airlines made strides connecting their countries to the world through expanded service and alliances. From that rose the large African carriers of today such as South African Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and Kenya Airways. However, that yearning for success drove some countries to take a step toward and potentially start their own flag carriers, one of which was The Republic of the Congo. Backed by the Congolese government, Equatorial Congo Airlines was launched…