Air America was an American passenger and cargo airline established in 1950 and covertly owned and operated by the Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) Special Activities Division from 1950 to 1976. It supplied and supported United States covert operations in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War.
Air America in Vietnam and Laos, - Air America's tenure in Asia began when Civil Air Transport (CAT) crossed the river into Shanghai in 1946. It ended on a rooftop in downtown Saigon in 1975. First in, last out. That was CAT and Air America in China, Korea and in Southeast Asia.
*AIR AMERICA, (1990), Poster: A young pilot finds himself recruited into a covert + corrupt CIA airlift organization operating in Vietnam War Era Labos. Starring: mEL Gibson, Robert Downy Jr. & Nancy Travis