Air Malawi Limited was the state-owned national airline of Malawi, based in Blantyre
. The airline started as a subsidiary of Central African Airways, and later became independent and the national airline of Malawi. Founded in March 1964, Air Malawi ceased its operations on February 2013 due to financial crisis. Air Malawi frequently suffered financial crisis and the Malawian government attempted to privatize the airline on two occasions without success.