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Gibraltar is a British dependency, comprising the rocky promontory, called the Rock of Gibraltar, that forms the southernmost point of the Iberian Peninsula and commands the western entrance to the Mediterranean Sea. The Strait of Gibraltar separates the Rock from the coast of North Africa. Connecting the Rock with the Spanish mainland is a narrow, sandy isthmus containing a neutral zone that separates the British dependency from Spain. Gibraltar has an area of 5.8 sq km (2.3 sq mi).

Airline

Status Operating Dates

Air GB   

Unsure 1989* - 1989*

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Air International Charter   

Inactive 1970* - 1973

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FlyGibraltar   

Not started (2007)

^ Comments : Fly Gibraltar was a proposed foreign owned low-cost airline to be based in Gibraltar. The airline stated that it would commence flying in Apr2007 but did not start operations

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GB Airways   

Renamed 1989 - 2008

^ Comments : GB Airways was established in 1931 as an offshoot of Gibraltarian shipping company MH Bland. Lay dormant until 1947, restarted as Gibair. Merged into easyJet on 29Mar2008 [easyJet is a Stansted based low cost airline operating around Europe. Formed by Stelios Haji-Ioannou of Greek shipping company fame in 1995 & operations started 10Nov1995. Had GO merge in on 19Aug2002. Acquired GB Airways on 29Mar2008]

^ Genealogy : GB Airways >>EasyJet

GibAir   

Renamed 1947 - 1989

^ Comments : GB Airways was established in 1931 as an offshoot of Gibraltarian shipping company MH Bland. Lay dormant until 1947, restarted as Gibair. Merged into easyJet on 29Mar2008 [easyJet is a Stansted based low cost airline operating around Europe. Formed by Stelios Haji-Ioannou of Greek shipping company fame in 1995 & operations started 10Nov1995. Had GO merge in on 19Aug2002. Acquired GB Airways on 29Mar2008]

^ Genealogy : GibAir >GB Airways >>EasyJet

Gibraltar Airways   

Renamed 1931 - 1932

^ Comments : GB Airways was established in 1931 as an offshoot of Gibraltarian shipping company MH Bland. Lay dormant until 1947, restarted as Gibair. Merged into easyJet on 29Mar2008

^ Genealogy : Gibraltar Airways >GB Airways >>EasyJet

Segers Aviation   

Not started (2002)

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