Category:British United Airways

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British United Airways-BUA was a private, independent British airline formed as a result of the merger of Airwork Services and Hunting-Clan Air Transport in July 1960, making it the largest wholly private airline based in the United Kingdom at the time. At its inception, BUA assumed the aircraft and operations of its predecessors. These included a fleet of 90 assorted fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters that continued to operate mainly non-scheduled services. Gatwick became BUA's main operating base while Stansted was the main base for trooping flights until 1964. In January 1962, BUA merged with British Aviation Services, the holding company of rival British independent airlines Britavia and Silver City Airways. Silver City's pre-merger status as the main independent provider of air ferry services in the UK also gave BUA a monopoly among UK-based air ferry operators, through a subsidiary named British United Air Ferries. The subsequent takover of Jersey Airlines in May 1962 resulted in further growth, giving BUA a fleet of more than 100 aircraft and 6,000 staff. In November 1970, BUA was sold to the Scottish charter airline Caledonian Airways. At that stage, it operated an all-jet fleet of 20 aircraft and employed a staff of 3,000. The merged entity would be known for an interim period as Caledonian/BUA before eventually adopting the British Caledonian name.


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