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Poland is a country in Central Europe, bordered on the north by the Baltic Sea and Russia; on the east by Lithuania, Belarus, and Ukraine; on the south by the Czech Republic and Slovakia; and on the west by Germany. Its capital and largest city is Warsaw

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Country aircraft registration code = SP

19 Dec 2017

Direct Fly started operations on 12Apr2006. but suspended operations effective from 07May2007 [updated]

15 Jun 2017

Ryanair Sun is a planned Warsaw based subsidiary of Ryanair to start in mid-2018 [added]

22 Oct 2016

Danziger Luftpost [added] was formed by the German airline Junkers Luftverkehr on 26Feb1921. Merged into Junkers sponsored Ost -Europa Union on 22Oct1923

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline

4YOU Airlines  last update: 19Dec2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2014 - 2014
Airline Code : -- : AMQ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : 4YOU Airlines was a start-up backed by Polish tour operator, Alfa Star, with plans to offer charter flights to Tunisia, Egypt, Greece and Bulgaria, using two or three A320-200s. It started operations in Spring 2014 but suspended operations in Sep2014. The airline was was declared bankrupt on 24Oct2014 : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Aero TZ   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1925* - 1928
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aerolloyd Warszawa >Aerolot + Aero TZ =>LOT Polish Airlines
Comments : Aero TZ was founded in Feb1925 & ceased operations on 31Dec1928 [LOT was formed by the Polish Government in 1929 to take over the operations of the private airlines, AERO TZ and AEROLOT (formed as AEROLLOYD WARCHAU in 1922)]

Aeroglobo   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Aerogryf   

Status : Active

Dates :

1990* - date
Airline Code : -- : GRF
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aerogryf was formed in 1990 offering a range of operations including agricultural and cargo services

Aerolloyd Polish Airlines (Polska Linja Lotnicza Aerolloyd)   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1922 - 1925
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aerolloyd Warszawa >Aerolot + Aero TZ =>LOT Polish Airlines
Comments : Aerolloyd Polish Airlines was established in 1922 & the company launches regular flights from Gdańsk to Warsaw and onward from there to Lwów 05Sep1922

Aerolot   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1925 - 1928
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aerolloyd Warszawa >Aerolot + Aero TZ =>LOT Polish Airlines
Comments : Aerolot was formed as Aerolloyd Warszawa in 1922 by Ignacy Wygard, Bronisław Dunin-Żuchowski and Kazimierz Unruch

Aeropol Przedsiebiorstow Uslug Lotnicze   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1974 - 1995
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Aerotarg Poznań Aviation Society   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1921 - 1921
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : The short-lived Aerotarg Poznań Aviation Society was founded on 21May1921 & set up the first regular Poznań-Warsaw flights. Ceased operations on 19Jun1921. Considered the forerunner of Polish aviation

Air Batory Cargo   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1991 - 1993
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Air Italy Polska  last update: 19Dec2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2008 - 2011
Airline Code : 4Q : AEI
Genealogy : Air Italy Polska >Air Poland
Comments : [Air Italy Polska was a airline based at Warsaw- Okęcie airport on behalf of the main Polish Tour Operators. Air Italy Polska renamed to Air Poland in Apr2011. Air Poland ceased all operations and filed for bankruptcy in Apr2012]

Air Poland  last update: 19Dec2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2011 - 2012
Airline Code : 4Q : AEI
Genealogy : Air Italy Polska >Air Poland
Comments : Air Italy Polska was a airline based at Warsaw- Okęcie airport on behalf of the main Polish Tour Operators. Air Italy Polska renamed to Air Poland in Apr2011. Air Poland ceased all operations and filed for bankruptcy in Apr2012

Air Polonia (AirPolonia)  last update: 19dec2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Polonia was founded in 2001. Began cargo operations in late 2001. It started low-cost operations on 08Dec2003 using its B.737-400s offering flights from Warsaw to Wrocław, London Stansted and Gdańsk, Katowice to London Stansted and Poznań to London Stansted. Ceased operations on 05Dec2004

Avtex   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1992 - 1993*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Bingo Airways  last update: 19dec2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2012 - 2014
Airline Code : -- : BGY
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Bingo Airways was founded in November 2011 & operations started on 14May2012. The airline flew to destinations in Egypt, Israel, Turkey, Greece, Spain and Tunisia from Poland but shut down on 15Jun2014

Blue Sky Carrier  last update: 18Dec2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1993 - 2000*
Airline Code : YM : BSC
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Blue Sky Carrier was founded in 1992 (scheduled carrier)

Centralwings  last update: 19Dec2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005 - 2009
Airline Code : CO : CLW
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Centralwings was established in Dec2004 and started operations in Feb2005. On 26Mar2009 Centralwings ceased some of its operations. The decision was made by LOT Polish Airlines because the airline was unprofitable. Centralwings continued to operate until the end 2009 (Scheduled and charter carrier)

Danziger Aero Lloyd   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1923 - 1923*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Danziger Luft Reederei + DLL (Danziger Lloyd Luftdienst) =>Danziger Aero Lloyd
Comments : Danziger Luft Reederei merged with DLL (Danziger Lloyd Luftdienst) to form Danziger Aero Lloyd on 06Feb1923

Danziger Luft Reederei   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1919* - 1923
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Danziger Luft Reederei + DLL (Danziger Lloyd Luftdienst) =>Danziger Aero Lloyd
Comments : Danziger Luft Reederei was formed by its German parent in Oct1919

Danziger Luftpost   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1921* - 1923
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Danziger Luftpost >>Ost -Europa Union
Comments : Danziger Luftpost was formed by the German airline Junkers Luftverkehr on 26Feb1921. Merged into Junkers sponsered Ost -Europa Union on 22Oct1923

Direct Fly  last update: 19Dec2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006 - 2007
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Direct Fly started operations on 12Apr2006. It is wholly owned by Sky Express and all flights are operated by and under the Sky Express air operators certificate.After 12 months of operation, Direct Fly suspended operations effective from 07May2007

DLL (Danziger Lloyd Luftdienst)   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1923* - 1923
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Danziger Luft Reederei + DLL (Danziger Lloyd Luftdienst) =>Danziger Aero Lloyd
Comments : Danziger Luft Reederei merged with DLL (Danziger Lloyd Luftdienst) to form Danziger Aero Lloyd on 06Feb1923

Dream Air   

Status : Not sure if launched

Dates :

(2003)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Enter Air  last update: 19Dec2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2010 - date
Airline Code : -- : ENT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Enter Air operations started on 25Apr2010. The airline cooperates with major tour operators in Poland and operates mainly from Poland to popular holiday destinations

Euro Charter   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2006 - 2007
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Fischer Air Poland >Euro Charter >Prima Charter
Comments : Prima Charter was formed in 2005 as Fischer Air Poland. Renamed to Euro Charter for a short time and to last name in 2007. Ceased operations on 14Aug2008

EuroLot  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1997 - 2015
Airline Code : K2 : ELO
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : EuroLot was established on 19Dec1996. Launched regular air services under in its own AOC on 01Jul1997 & suspended operations on 31Mar2015. Scheduled international and regional domestic passenger airline owned by LOT.

Exin (Exin Company)   

Status : Active

Dates :

1991 - date
Airline Code : -- : EXN
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Exin Air was established in Jan1991 & launched cargo charter services under contract to DHL on 19Nov1992

Fischer Air Poland (Fischer Air Polska)   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2005 - 2006
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Fischer Air Poland >Euro Charter >Prima Charter
Comments : Prima Charter was formed in 2005 as Fischer Air Poland. Renamed to Euro Charter for a short time and to last name in 2007. Ceased operations on 14Aug2008

FlyLAL Charters Polska   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2010 - 2010
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : FlyLAL Charters Polska >Small Planet Airlines Polska
Comments : Small Planet Airlines Polska was rebranded from FlyLAL Charters Polska on 22Jul2010

GetJet   

Status : Not sure if launched

Dates :

(2004)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Silesian Air >GetJet
Comments : GetJet started services from Katowice under the name of Silesian Air. Renamed to current name but did not start operations.

Globus Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2006
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Jet Air  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2001 - 2012
Airline Code : O2 : JEA
Genealogy : Jet Air >OLT Jet Air >OLT Regional Express
Comments : OLT Regional Express began life in 2001 as Jet Air. Renamed to OLT Jetair & then to this name. Operations ceased on 27Jul2012 (Regional airline operating scheduled services linking six domestic destinations. In Aug2011, Jet Air was bought by Polish company Amber Gold. Together with OLT, which is also owned by Amber Gold, it created new Polish airline OLT Jetair.)

Joy Air Cargo   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1991 - 1992
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Target Freight >Joy Air Cargo
Comments : Joy Air Cargo was renamed from Target Freight

Linjelot   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1991 - 1991
Airline Code : -- : --
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

LOT Charters  last update: 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2009 - date
Airline Code : CO : CLW
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : LOT Charters was established as the charter arm of LOT. Launched flight operations on 01Jun2009

LOT Polish Airlines  last update: 12Feb2018

Status : Active

Dates :

1929 - date
Airline Code : LO : LOT
Genealogy : Aerolloyd Warszawa >Aerolot + Aero TZ =>LOT Polish Airlines
Comments : LOT was formed on 01Jan1929 by the Polish Government to take over the operations of the private airlines, AERO TZ and AEROLOT (formed as AEROLLOYD WARCHAU in 1922. Started operations on 02Jan1929 & Its first international service began on 02Aug1929 to Vienna / International and regional passenger and cargo airline that is the flag carrier of Poland : ----- < Aircraft utilised: Embraer 170 (launch customer (2004, B.737MAX 8 >

Lotnicze Pogtovie   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2002* - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

OLT Express Poland   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2012 - 2012
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Yes Airways >OLT Express Poland
Comments : OLT Express Poland was a Polish charter airline, formally known as Yes Airways. On 31Jul2012 it suspended all charter services

OLT JetAir   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2012 - 2012
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Jet Air >OLT Jet Air >OLT Regional Express
Comments : OLT Regional Express began life in 2001 as Jet Air. Renamed to OLT Jetair & then to this name. Operations ceased on 27Jul2012

OLT Regional Express   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2012 - 2012
Airline Code : O2 : JEA
Genealogy : Jet Air >OLT Jet Air >OLT Regional Express
Comments : OLT Regional Express began life in 2001 as Jet Air. Renamed to OLT Jetair & then to this name. Operations ceased on 27Jul2012

Pezetel   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1989 - 1989*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Polnippon Cargo   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990 - 1996
Airline Code : -- : --
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Polonia Air Cargo  last update: 15Dec2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2004 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Polonia Air Cargo >Sky Express >SprintAir
Comments : [SPRINT AIR was formed as POLONIA AIR CARGO in 2004 and rebranded as SKY EXPRESS later that year. Rebranded to current name in early 2008. Regional and doestic services out of Warsaw Frederick Chopin]

Polonia Airlines   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1998* - 2001*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Polonian Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 1997
Airline Code : -- : --
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Prima Charter   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007 - 2008
Airline Code : -- : FFP
Genealogy : Fischer Air Poland >Euro Charter >Prima Charter
Comments : Prima Charter was formed in 2005 as Fischer Air Poland. Renamed to Euro Charter for a short time and to last name in 2007. Ceased operations on 14Jan2008

PUL (Polish Aerial Services)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1974* - 1995
Airline Code : -- : PUL
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Ryanair Sun  added: 2017

Status : Planned

Dates :

2018 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Ryanair Sun is a planned passenger charter carrier based out of Warsaw Modlin (WMI)

Scan-Pol (Scanpol-Corona Airline)   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1992 - 1993*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Silesian Air   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2000 - 2003
Airline Code : -- : LSN
Genealogy : Silesian Air >GetJet
Comments : GetJet started services from Katowice under the name of Silesian Air. Renamed to current name but did not start operations.

Sky Express  last update: 15Dec2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2004 - 2008
Airline Code : -- : SXP
Genealogy : Polonia Air Cargo >Sky Express >SprintAir
Comments : [SPRINT AIR was formed as POLONIA AIR CARGO in 2004 and rebranded as SKY EXPRESS later that year. Rebranded to current name in early 2008. Regional and doestic services out of Warsaw Frederick Chopin]

Skypol  last update: 2017

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1993* - 2001*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Skypol was founded in 1993

SkyTaxi (Sky Taxi)  last update: 19Dec2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2000* - date
Airline Code : -- : IGA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : SkyTaxi is a charter airline founded in 2000 & based in Wrocław. They operate cargo and passenger charter flights throughout the European Union, Middle-East and North Africa using its two Saab 340A aircraft

Small Planet Airlines Polska   

Status : Active

Dates :

2010 - date
Airline Code : -- : LLP
Genealogy : FlyLAL Charters Polska >Small Planet Airlines Polska
Comments : Small Planet Airlines Polska was rebranded from FlyLAL Charters Polska on 22Jul2010

SprintAir  last update: 15Dec2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2008 - date
Airline Code : P8 : SRN
Genealogy : Polonia Air Cargo >Sky Express >SprintAir
Comments : SPRINT AIR was formed as POLONIA AIR CARGO in 2004 and rebranded as SKY EXPRESS later that year. Rebranded to current name in early 2008. Regional and doestic services out of Warsaw Frederick Chopin

Target Freight   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1991 - 1991
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Target Freight >Joy Air Cargo
Comments : Joy Air Cargo was renamed from Target Freight

Tasawi Air Services   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995 - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Tasawi Air Services was founded as an air taxi in 1989 and started scheduled services in 1996

Travel Service Poland  last update: 19Dec2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Airline Code : 3Z : TVP
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Travel Service Poland operations started in May2012 from Warsaw Chopin Airport. Travel Service Poland is a sister airline of Czech airline Travel Service

White Eagle Aviation  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1993 - 2010
Airline Code : W2 : WEA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : White Eagle Aviation, founded in 1992 was a Warsaw based charter airline competing against LOT on domestic and international services. Ceased operations

Yes Airways   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2011 - 2012
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Yes Airways >OLT Express Poland
Comments : OLT Express Poland was a Polish charter airline, formally known as Yes Airways. On 31Jul2012 it suspended all charter services
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