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Spain is a kingdom in south-western Europe, occupying the greater part of the Iberian Peninsula, and bordered on the north by the Bay of Biscay, France, and Andorra, on the east by the Mediterranean Sea, on the south by the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, and on the west by Portugal and the Atlantic Ocean. The British dependency of Gibraltar is situated at the southern extremity of Spain. The Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean andthe Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa are governed as provinces of Spain. Also, Spain administers two small exclaves in Morocco-Ceuta and Melilla-as well as three island groups near Africa-Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera and the Alhucemas and Chafarinas islands. The area of Spain, including the African and insular territories, is 505,990 sq km (195,364 sq mi). Madrid is the capital and largest city

Latest updates

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline : dates are searchable using ddmmyyyy

July 18, 2017

Gowair Vacation Airlines is a planned passenger charter carrier out of Madrid Adolfo Suárez Barajas [added]

July 12, 2017 

Hélity Copter Airlines is a scheduled carrier out of Ceuta (JCU) [added]

June 3, 2017

Level started operations on 01Jun2017 [status change]

Airlines

AB Bluestar   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2000 - 2000
Comments : Quantum Air was formed in 1999 & started operations on 05Jul2000 as AB Bluestar. Started operations with B.717 aircraft. Renamed to AeBal (Aerolineas Baleares) in 2000. AeBal (Aerolineas de Baleares) ceasesd operations on 15Sep2008 & restarted as Quantum Air in 2009. Quantum Air ceased all operations on 26Jan2010
Genealogy : AB Bluestar >AeBal >Quantum Air
Airline Code :  
AeBal (Aerolineas Baleares)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2000 - 2008
Comments : Quantum Air was formed in 1999 & started operations on 05Jul2000 as AB Bluestar. Started operations with B.717 aircraft. Renamed to AeBal (Aerolineas Baleares) in 2000. AeBal (Aerolineas de Baleares) ceasesd operations on 15Sep2008 & restarted as Quantum Air in 2009. Quantum Air ceased all operations on 26Jan2010
Genealogy : AB Bluestar >AeBal >Quantum Air
Airline Code : DF : ABH
Aerlyper   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1965 - 1979*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Aerocentury   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Aerofan Lineas Aereas   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2008* - 2009
Comments : IMD Airways was originally established as Aerofan Lineas Aereas by the flying school of the same name. Operations ceased on 01Jul2012
Genealogy : Aerofan Lineas Aereas >IMD Airways
Airline Code :  
Aeroflete   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1968 - 1974
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Aeromarket   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1984 - 1989
Comments : Aeromarket was renamed to ARM Palfe
Genealogy : Aeromarket >ARM Palfe
Airline Code :  
Aeronova   
Status : Active

Dates :

1996 - date
Comments : Aeronova was founded in 1996. Valencia based cargo and passenger charter carrier
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : OVA
Aerot'ex   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1979* - 1981*
Comments : Aerot'ex was founded in 1979
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Aerotransporte de Espania   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1977 - 1984
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Aerovento   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1999* - 2001*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : OTO
Air Andalucia  updated
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2005)
Comments : Grenada based intending to offer scheduled international and domestic passenger services
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Air Andalus   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2001 - 2001*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Air Andorra   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2016)
Comments : Satus of Air Andorra changed as it seems to be close to start up
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Air Asturias   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006 - 2007
Comments : Air Asturias was established on 13Jul2005. No AOC so LTE started operations in behalf of Air Asturias on 06Nov2006. Ceased operations on 26Jan2007
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Air Atlantic   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1992* - 1999
Comments : Renamed from Air Atlantic (formed in 1992). Island hopper around the Canary Islands
Genealogy : Air Atlantic >Atlantic Airways (Spain)
Airline Code :  
Air BKS   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2002* - 2004*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Air Cargo Spain   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1983 - 1987
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Air Catalunya   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003* - 2004
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Air Comet   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007 - 2009
Comments : Air Comet was founded in 1996 as Magic Airlines in Palma de Mallorca. Renamed to Air Plus Comet & ceased operations on 21Dec2009. Spanish low-cost carrier that flies between Spain and several Latin America countries, ceased operations in Dec 2009 after a British court ordered its fleet impounded, citing Eduardo Aranda, the company’s managing director
Genealogy : Magic Airlines >Air Plus Comet >Air Comet
Airline Code : A7 : MPD
Air Condal   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1974 - 1979*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Air Espania   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1984 - 1986
Comments : Air Europa was founded on 17Feb1984 as Air España. Launched IT charter services on 21Nov1986 with a flight from London Gatwick to Tenerife
Genealogy : Air Espania >Air Europa
Airline Code :  
Air Este   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2006 - 2009*
Comments :  
Genealogy : Fly LPI >Air Este
Airline Code : -- : EET
Air Europa   
Status : Active

Dates :

1986 - date
Comments : Air Europa was founded on 17Feb1984 as Air España. Launched IT charter services on 21Nov1986 with a flight from London Gatwick to Tenerife
Genealogy : Air Espania >Air Europa
Airline Code : UX : AEA
Air Europa Canarias   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 2001*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Air Europa Express (i)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1997* - 2001
Comments : Air Europa Express was formed in 1996 being renamed from part of Canarias Regional Air. Scheduled domestic passenger carrier that operated as a feeder for Air Europa. Ceased operating in late 2001
Genealogy : Canarias Regional Air +>Air Europa Express
Airline Code :  
Air Europa Express (ii)   
Status : Active

Dates :

2016 - date
Comments : Palma de Mallorca Son Sant Joan based Air Europa Express began commercial flights on 11Jan2016
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Air Horizont   
Status : Active

Dates :

2015 - date
Comments : Air Horizont started operations on 06Jun2015
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Air Madrid   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2006
Comments : Air Madrid was established in 2003 & started operations in May2004. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Air Madrid was suspended from IATA operations worldwide on 15Dec2006 following confirmation that the airline had ceased operations. On 16Dec2006, Air Madrid suspended all flights, leaving thousands of people stranded, as a consequence of a Spanish government investigation into its operations and due to constant customer complaints regarding poor service, which resulted in the cancellation of its operational licence
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : NM : DRD
Air Med Cargo   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2005* - 2005*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Air Nostrum (Lineas Aereas de Mediterraneo)   
Status : Active

Dates :

1994 - date
Comments : Air Nostrum was constituted on 23May1994 & started operations on 15Dec1994. Binter Mediterraneo merged in in 2002
Genealogy : Binter Mediterraneo >>Air Nostrum
Airline Code : YW : ANS
Air Pack Express   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005* - 2008
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Air Plus Comet   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1997 - 2007
Comments : Air Comet was founded in 1996 as Magic Airlines in Palma de Mallorca. Renamed to Air Plus Comet & ceased operations on 21Dec2009. Spanish low-cost carrier that flies between Spain and several Latin America countries, ceased operations in Dec 2009 after a British court ordered its fleet impounded, citing Eduardo Aranda, the company’s managing director
Genealogy : Magic Airlines >Air Plus Comet >Air Comet
Airline Code : A7 : MPD
Air Plus Ultra   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2012)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Air Spain   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1967 - 1975
Comments : Air Spain was formed in Jan1965, started operations in May1967 & bankrupt in 1975
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Air Sur   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988* - 1991
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : KG : NCR
Air Track   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 1997
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : Air Truck >Air Track
Airline Code :  
Air Truck   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1986* - 1996
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : Air Truck >Air Track
Airline Code :  
AirClass Airways  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006 - 2008
Comments : AirClass Airways started operations in 2003 as Travel Service Espana. Taken over Viajes Calas and rebranded to VISIG in 2005. Taken over again and reorganised by Furura Airways and name changed to current in 2006. AirClass Airways ceased operations on 30Mar2008
Genealogy : Travel Service Espana >VISIG Operaciones Aereas >AirClass Airways
Airline Code : -- : VSG
Aireste   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
AirLada (Lineas Aereas de Andalucia SL)   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2008* - 2009*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
AirMel Líneas Aéreas   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2011*)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
AirSur   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988 - 1991
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : AirSur
Airline Code :  
Alaire   
Status : Active

Dates :

2001* - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : ALR
AlbaExel   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2004)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
AlbaStar   
Status : Active

Dates :

2010 - date
Comments : AlbaStar was launched on 30Nov2009 & started operations on 31Jul2010
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : JQ : LAV
ALPA Aerotaxi   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Andalsuair (Andalucian International Airways)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1987 - 1988
Comments : Oasis International Airlines was a Palma based holiday carrier that started as Andalsuair on the island of Malaga and ceased operations in 1996
Genealogy : Andalsuair >Oasis International Airlines
Airline Code :  
Andalus Air Lines   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(1989*)
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Andalus Lineas Aéreas  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2010
Comments : Quality Lineas Aereas was founded & started operations in 2008. It was rebranded as Andalus Lineas Aéreas in 2009. Malaga based domestic ans international services & ceased operations on 13Aug2010
Genealogy : Quality Lineas Aereas >Andalus Lineas Aéreas
Airline Code : EA : ANU
Andalusair   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2000*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Andorra Airlines   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2016}
Comments : Andorra Airlines intended to commence scheduled passenger operations from Apr2016. Has postponed start indefinitely
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Arcadia   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1999* - 1999*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
ARM Palfe   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989 - 1989*
Comments : Aeromarket was renamed to ARM Palfe
Genealogy : Aeromarket >ARM Palfe
Airline Code :  
Artac Aviation   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2002* - 2006*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
ASL Airlines Spain   
Status : Active

Dates :

2016 - date
Comments : Pan Air was established in Madrid in 1987 & operations started on 15Dec1988. Renamed to ASL Airlines Spain in 2016
Genealogy : Pan Air (Pan Linease Aereas) > ASL Airlines Spain
Airline Code :  
Atlantic Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2003
Comments : Renamed from Air Atlantic (formed in 1992). Island hopper around the Canary Islands
Genealogy : Air Atlantic >Atlantic Airways (Spain)
Airline Code :  
Audeli Air   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1987* - 2007
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : Audeli Air >Gestair Airlines
Airline Code : -- : ADI
Audeli Executive Jet   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Aviaco (Aviacion y Commercio SA)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1948* - 1999
Comments : Aviaco (Aviacion y Commercio SA) was formed on 18Feb1948 to operate all-cargo services [IBERIA was formed on 28Jun192 as IBERIA AIR LINES of SPAIN & Operations started on 14Dec1927. In 1928 it merged with CETA and UNION AEREA ESPANOLA to form CLASSA (Campanole de Lineas Subvencionadas) . The name was changed in 1931 to LAPE (Lineas Aereas Postales Espanolas). The present name of IBERIA was adopted in 1946. Operations halted at the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936 and in essence refounded at the end in 1940. Acquired AVIACO in 1999. Flag carrier of Spain. International and regional passenger and cargo airline]
Genealogy : Aviaco (Aviacion y Commercio SA) >>Iberia
Airline Code : AO : ---
Avinsa (Aviacion Insular SA)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000* - 2001
Comments : Avinsa (Aviacion Insular SA) was formed in 2000 to operate Cargo services between the Canary Islands and Morocco
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Azimut   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1997* - 1997*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : AZT
Baleair   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2009)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Balear Cargo Express   
Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Barair   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : BAI
Basaer (Baquero Servicios Aereos)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996* - 2000
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
BCM Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 1998
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : TY : BCM
Binter Canarias  updated
Status : Active

Dates :

1989 - date
Comments : Binter Canarias was established as a subsiduary of Iberia on 18Feb1988 and started operations on 26Mar1989. Regional carrier operating extensive inter-island services within the Canary Islands.
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : NT : IBB
Binter Mediterraneo   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1990* - 2002
Comments : [Air Nostrum is constituted on 23May1994 & started operations on 15Dec1994. Binter Mediterraneo merged in in 2002[
Genealogy : Binter Mediterraneo >>Air Nostrum
Airline Code :  
Bird Blue Air Line   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2014)
Comments : Bird Blue Air Line (Tenerife Norte) was a Canarian start-up aimed at improving connectivity between the Canary Islands and mainland Spain
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
BKS Air   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2002* - 2006*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Blue Jet   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2014)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : BLJ
Boreal Aviacion   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 2003*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : BRV
Bravo Airlines  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006 - 2008
Comments : Bravo Airlines was founded in 2004 (Scheduled flights from Europe to Africa)
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : BQ : BBV
CAETA (Cia. Anonima Espanola de Transporte Aereo)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1939* - 1940
Comments : CAETA (Cia. Anonima Espanola de Transporte Aereo) was formed in 1939. Merged into Iberia on 10Feb1940 [IBERIA was formed on 28Jun192 as IBERIA AIR LINES of SPAIN & Operations started on 14Dec1927. In 1928 it merged with CETA and UNION AEREA ESPANOLA to form CLASSA (Campanole de Lineas Subvencionadas) . The name was changed in 1931 to LAPE (Lineas Aereas Postales Espanolas). The present name of IBERIA was adopted in 1946. Operations halted at the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936 and in essence refounded at the end in 1940. Acquired AVIACO in 1999. Flag carrier of Spain. International and regional passenger and cargo airline]
Genealogy : CAETA (Cia. Anonima Espanola de Transporte Aereo) >>Iberia
Airline Code :  
Caital   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Calima Aviación   
Status : Active

Dates :

2009 - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : XG : CMV
Canaria Aeronautica   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2008 - 2010*
Comments : Canary Fly was founded as Canaria Aeronautica
Genealogy : Founded as Canaria Aeronautica >Canary Fly
Airline Code :  
Canarias Air Cargo (Euro Air Cargo)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996* - 1996*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Canarias Airways   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2005)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Canarias Jet   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2009)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Canarias Regional Air   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996* - 1999
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
CanaryFly   
Status : Active

Dates :

2010* - date
Comments : CanaryFly was founded as Canaria Aeronautica
Genealogy : Canaria Aeronautica >Canary Fly
Airline Code : -- : CAU
Cargandal   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(1980s)
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
CargoExpress (Serair)   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2005* - 2006*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : SEV
Cargosur   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988* - 1996*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Caribbean King Airways   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2011)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Catair   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

(2006)
Comments : Iberia's low-cost subsidiary Clickair was founded on 01Oct2006 as Catair & renamed prior to start. Merged into Vueling Airlines on 09Jul2009
Genealogy : Catair >Clickair >>Vueling
Airline Code :  
Cegisa   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Centennial Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1993 - 1996
Comments : Centennial Airlines was founded in 1993 as a Majorca based holiday charter airline. Went bankrupt in 1995 and ceased operations in 1996
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
CETA (Compania Española de Trafico Aereo)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1921* - 1928
Comments : CETA (Compania Española de Trafico Aereo) was established on 15Oct1921. In 1928 Iberia merged with CETA and UAE to form CLASSA (Campanole de Lineas Subvencionadas) [IBERIA was formed on 28Jun192 as IBERIA AIR LINES of SPAIN & Operations started on 14Dec1927. In 1928 it merged with CETA and UNION AEREA ESPANOLA to form CLASSA (Campanole de Lineas Subvencionadas) . The name was changed in 1931 to LAPE (Lineas Aereas Postales Espanolas). The present name of IBERIA was adopted in 1946. Operations halted at the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936 and in essence refounded at the end in 1940. Acquired AVIACO in 1999. Flag carrier of Spain. International and regional passenger and cargo airline]
Genealogy : Transaérea Colón + Iberia + CETA + UAE =>CLASSA >LAPE >Iberia
Airline Code :  
Chartair Express   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2003* - 2003*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Charter Canarias Airways   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2010)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
CHIASA (Compania Hispano Irlandesa de Aviacion)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1989* - 1990
Comments : Futura International Airways was formed as CHIASA (Compania Hispano Irlandesa de Aviacion) in 1989. Ceased operations in 2008 due to financial difficulties
Genealogy : CHIASA (Compania Hispano Irlandesa de Aviacion) >Futura International Airways
Airline Code :  
CLASSA (Campanole de Lineas Subvencionades)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1929 - 1932
Comments : CLASSA, constituted on 13Mar1929, commenced operations on 27May1929 & began full operations of previous companies on 25Nov1929. Ceased in 1932 & rebranded as LAPE on 08Apr1932 & started on 23Sep1931 [IBERIA was formed on 28Jun192 as IBERIA AIR LINES of SPAIN & Operations started on 14Dec1927. In 1928 it merged with CETA and UNION AEREA ESPANOLA to form CLASSA (Campanole de Lineas Subvencionadas) . The name was changed in 1931 to LAPE (Lineas Aereas Postales Espanolas). The present name of IBERIA was adopted in 1946. Operations halted at the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936 and in essence refounded at the end in 1940. Acquired AVIACO in 1999. Flag carrier of Spain. International and regional passenger and cargo airline]
Genealogy : Transaérea Colón + Iberia + CETA + UAE =>CLASSA >LAPE >Iberia
Airline Code :  
Clickair   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2006 - 2009
Comments : Clickair, Iberia's low-cost subsidiary Clickair was founded on 01Oct2006 as Catair & renamed prior to start. Merged into Vueling Airlines on 09Jul2009
Genealogy : Catair >Clickair >>Vueling
Airline Code : XG : CLI
Coastal Airline System   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2016)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Compania Canaria de Transporte Aereo   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1999* - 1999*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Compania de Activudades y Servicios de Aviacions   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2002* - 2003*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Compania de Aviacion Regional del Mediterraneo   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : CH : ---
Compania de Explotacion de Aviones Cargueros   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Compania Mercantil Anonime Iberia (Lineas Aereas Espanolas)   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1958* - 1960*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Cosmo Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2012 - 2012
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
CTA (Canafrica Transportes Aereos)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1985 - 1988
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : CTA >AirSur
Airline Code : GC : NCR
Cygnus Air (i)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1998 - 2007
Comments : Cygnus Air was created as Regional Lineas Aereas in 1994. Suspended services in Jan1998 & re-emerged as Cygnus Air, starting operations on 15Nov1998. Rebranded as Gestair Cargo on 01Apr2007 & back to Cygnus Air in 2013
Genealogy : Regional Lineas Aereas >Cygnus Air >Gestair Cargo >Cygnus Air
Airline Code : -- : RGN
Cygnus Air (ii)   
Status : Active

Dates :

2013 - date
Comments : Cygnus Air was created as Regional Lineas Aereas in 1994. Suspended services in Jan1998 & re-emerged as Cygnus Air, starting operations on 15Nov1998. Rebranded as Gestair Cargo on 01Apr2007 & back to Cygnus Air in 2013
Genealogy : Regional Lineas Aereas >Cygnus Air >Gestair Cargo >Cygnus Air
Airline Code :  
Doradair   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2012)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Drenair   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1986* - 2003
Comments : Drenair was founded in 1986 by Spanish entrepreneur Salvador Sanchís Pavía. Went bankrupt in 1996 & eventually ceased operating 2003
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
East Airways   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2005)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Euravia   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1991* - 1992
Comments : Euravia ceased operations on 16Oct1992 to form Meridiana with UniversAir & LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias)
Genealogy : UniversAir + Euravia + LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias) =>Meridiana (Spain
Airline Code :  
Euro Continental Air   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Euro First Air (Canarias Cargo)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000 - 2001
Comments : Euro First Air (Canarias Cargo) was founded on 30Nov1999 with headquarters in Las Palmas. Owing to financial difficulties EFA - Canarias Cargo ceased all operations in 2001. Creditors and unpaid employees filed lawsuits against the airline even after it ceased operating.
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
EuroCanarias   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Europair   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
European Air Cargo   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1992 - 2002*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
European Regions Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2000
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : EA : EUA
Evelop Airlines   
Status : Active

Dates :

2013 - date
Comments : Evelop is a subsidiary of Spanish tour operator Barceló Viajes operating charter and scheduled flights. The aircraft will likely be deployed on Barceló's flights to Punta Cana, Cancún and Cuba.
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Extremadura Despega   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2012)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Firstport International   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2003* - 2003*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Five Airways  added
Status : Active

Dates :

2011* - date
Comments : Five Airways was founded in 2010 & provides passenger and freight services in worldwide markets as a charter operator. Intends to move into scheduled airline plans. Based at Castellón Costa Azahar (CDT)
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
FlightLine   
Status : Active

Dates :

1994 - date
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : FTL
Fly Air   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1990s
Comments : Fly Air was an air ambulance company that decided to start its own passenger airline in the mid 90's
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Fly LPI   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2004* - 2006
Comments :  
Genealogy : Fly LPI >Air Este
Airline Code :  
FlyAnt Cargo   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2006 - 2008
Comments : Flyant Cargo ceased operations in Dec2008 after parent Futura collapsed but was revived as Saicus Air after it's puchase by New Iberital
Genealogy : Flyant Cargo +>Saicus Air
Airline Code : -- : FYA
FlySur   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2008 - 2008
Comments : flySur was created in 2007 as TAER Andalus. Renamed prior to start-up & started operations on 04Sep2008. Ceased operations on 20Oct2008
Genealogy : TAER Andulus >FlySur
Airline Code :  
Futura International Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990 - 2008
Comments : Futura International Airways was formed as CHIASA (Compania Hispano Irlandesa de Aviacion) in 1989 & started operations on 17Feb1990. Ceased operations on 08Sep2008 due to financial difficulties
Genealogy : CHIASA (Compania Hispano Irlandesa de Aviacion) >Futura International Airways
Airline Code : FH : FUA
Gadair European Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007 - 2009
Comments : Gadair European Airlines was formed in 2006. Scheduled services out of Madrid Barajas
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : GP : GDR
Gestair Airlines   
Status : Active

Dates :

2007 - date
Comments :  
Genealogy : Audeli Air >Gestair Airlines
Airline Code : -- : ADI
Gestair Cargo   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2007 - 2013
Comments : Cygnus Air was created as Regional Lineas Aereas in 1994. Suspended services in Jan1998 & re-emerged as Cygnus Air, starting operations on 15Nov1998. Rebranded as Gestair Cargo on 01Apr2007 & back to Cygnus Air in 2013
Genealogy : Regional Lineas Aereas >Cygnus Air >Gestair Cargo >Cygnus Air
Airline Code : -- : RGN
Gestair Executive Jet   
Status : Active

Dates :

1977 - date
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : GP : GE
Gestavi   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003* - 2004
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : GEV
Gestion Aerea Ejecutiva   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004* - 2004*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
GIRjet   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2008
Comments : GIRjet was created on 28Feb2003 and started operations on 31Jul2003. Ceased operations on 13Mar2008. Charter carrier out of Barcelona
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : 8G : GJT
GoodFly   
Status : Active

Dates :

2011 - date
Comments : GoodFly made its inaugural flight from Burgos Airport to Menorca's Airport on 15Jul2011
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Gowair Vacation Airlines  added
Status : Planned

Dates :

2017 >
Comments : Gowair Vacation Airlines is a planned passenger charter carrier out of Madrid Adolfo Suárez Barajas
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Helicópteros del Sureste (Helisureste)   
Status : Active

Dates :

1996* - date
Comments : Helicópteros del Sureste (Helisureste) is a helicopter service based in Muchamiel, Alicante [added]
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Helitt Líneas Aéreas   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2011 - 2014
Comments : Helitt Líneas Aéreas was founded in 2009 & began operations on 21Nov2011 with the inaugural route Málaga - Melilla. Suspended operations indefinitely amid crippling debts on 30Sep2014
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : H9 : HTH
Hélity Copter Airlines  added
Status : Active

Dates :

2016* - date
Comments : Hélity Copter Airlines is a scheduled Carrier out of Ceuta (JCU)
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Hispania Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2012 - 2012
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Hispania Lineas Aereas   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1983 - 1989
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Hola Airlines  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2010
Comments : Hola Airlines was founded in 2002. Palma based carrier on charter services between the islands and Germany/Austria. Formed by the former Air Europa Express management. Ceased operations on 15Feb2010
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : H5 : HOA
IAT Truck   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995* - 1996
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Iberia   
Status : Active

Dates :

1946* - date
Comments : IBERIA was formed on 28Jun192 as IBERIA AIR LINES of SPAIN & Operations started on 14Dec1927. In 1928 it merged with CETA and UNION AEREA ESPANOLA to form CLASSA (Campanole de Lineas Subvencionadas) . The name was changed in 1931 to LAPE (Lineas Aereas Postales Espanolas). The present name of IBERIA was adopted in 1946. Operations halted at the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936 and in essence refounded at the end in 1940. Acquired AVIACO in 1999. Flag carrier of Spain. International and regional passenger and cargo airline
Genealogy : Transaérea Colón + Iberia + CETA + UAE =>CLASSA >LAPE >Iberia
Airline Code : IB : IBE
Iberia Cargo   
Status : Active

Dates :

2003* - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Iberia Express  updated
Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Comments : Iberia Express was founded on 06Oct2011 & commenced operations on 25Mar2012. Iberia Express is a low-cost airline owned by Iberia, which operates short- and medium-haul routes from its parent airline's hub at Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : I2 : IBS
Iberia, Compañía Aérea de Transportes   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1927 - 1928
Comments : Iberia was formed on 28Jun1927 as Iberia, Compañía Aérea de Transportes, operations started on 14Dec1927 [IBERIA was formed on 28Jun192 as IBERIA AIR LINES of SPAIN & Operations started on 14Dec1927. In 1928 it merged with CETA and UNION AEREA ESPANOLA to form CLASSA (Campanole de Lineas Subvencionadas) . The name was changed in 1931 to LAPE (Lineas Aereas Postales Espanolas). The present name of IBERIA was adopted in 1946. Operations halted at the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936 and in essence refounded at the end in 1940. Acquired AVIACO in 1999. Flag carrier of Spain. International and regional passenger and cargo airline]
Genealogy : Transaérea Colón + Iberia + CETA + UAE =>CLASSA >LAPE >Iberia
Airline Code :  
Iberline Express   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2004
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Ibertrans   
Status : Active

Dates :

1991* - date
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : IBT
Iberworld   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1998 - 2011
Comments : Orbest Orizonia Airlines was established in 1998 & started operations on 11Apr1998 as Iberworld. Renamed on 01May2011. Orbest Orizonia Airlines ceased operations 05May2013
Genealogy : Iberworld >Orbest Orizonia Airlines
Airline Code : TY : IWD
Idealair   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2003)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
IMD Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2012
Comments : IMD Airways was originally established as Aerofan Lineas Aereas by the flying school of the same name. Operations ceased on 01Jul2012
Genealogy : Aerofan Lineas Aereas >IMD Airways
Airline Code : -- : IMD
Inter Global de Aviación   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2013)
Comments : Inter Global de Aviación did not start operations
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Inter Regionales   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Interaerea (Intermediacion Aerea)   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2005* - 2006*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Intermed (Intermediacion Aerea)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1997* - 2004
Comments : Intermed (Intermediacion Aerea) was founded in 1997. Domestic passenger and cargo services. Ceased operations in early 2004.
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : IEA
Islas Afortunadas Air   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2014)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Islas Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2012
Comments : Islas Airways was founded in 2002. Started operations on 15Feb2003 & ceased on 16Oct2012. Scheduled services around the Canary Islands
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : IF : ISW
Jetline   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Kriber Airlines  updated
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2014)
Comments : Kriber Airlines was a Spanish start-up formed in 2013 planning to operate from a hub from Spain’s abandoned Ciudad Real Airport
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias) (i)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1988 - 1992
Comments : LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias) ceased operations on 16Oct1992 form Meridiana with Euravia & UniversAir
Genealogy : UniversAir + Euravia + LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias) =>Meridiana (Spain
Airline Code : L9 : LCN
LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias) (ii)   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(1995*)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
LAG (Lineas Aereas Guipuzcoanas)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996* - 1996*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
LagunAir (Lagun Air)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2008
Comments : LagunAir was founded on 29Sep2003. Started operations on 29Sep2003 & ceased on 09Oct2008
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : N7 : LGA
Lanzarote Aerocargo   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
LAPE (Lineas Aereas Postales Espanolas)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1931 - 1946*
Comments : CLASSA, constituted on 13Mar1929, commenced operations on 27May1929 & began full operation of previous companies on 25Nov1929. Ceased in 1932. Rebranded as LAPE on 08Apr1932 & started on 23Sep1931 [IBERIA was formed on 28Jun192 as IBERIA AIR LINES of SPAIN & Operations started on 14Dec1927. In 1928 it merged with CETA and UNION AEREA ESPANOLA to form CLASSA (Campanole de Lineas Subvencionadas) . The name was changed in 1931 to LAPE (Lineas Aereas Postales Espanolas). The present name of IBERIA was adopted in 1946. Operations halted at the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936 and in essence refounded at the end in 1940. Acquired AVIACO in 1999. Flag carrier of Spain. International and regional passenger and cargo airline]
Genealogy : Transaérea Colón + Iberia + CETA + UAE =>CLASSA >LAPE >Iberia
Airline Code :  
Layônair  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2011 - 2017*
Comments : Layônair was established in the Canary Islands on 27Apr2010. Services linking Las Palmas with Madrid Barajas were launched on 06Apr2011, operating on behalf of Iberia Cargo. Appears to have returned its leased aircraft in early 2017
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
León Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2015 - 2015
Comments : León Airlines started flights on 01Apr2015 but ceased after only 8 weeks
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Level  added + updated (x3)
Status : Active

Dates :

2017 - date
Comments : IAG’s new long-haul low-cost airline operation is to be branded ‘Level’, and its initial route network comprises four destinations in North and Latin America. It hopes to commence services with two 314-seat Airbus A330s on 01Jun2017. It will operate from Barcelona to the US cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco, as well as the Argentinean capital Buenos Aires and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. Started operations on 01Jun2017
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Lineas Aereas Navarras   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1994^ - 2001
Comments : Lineas Aereas Navarras was founded in 1994 as a scheduled domestic airline that Flew ATR-42-300
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
LTE International Airways   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1987 - 2003
Comments : LTE International Airways was formed with the same name on 29Apr1987 & started operations on 01Nov1987. Renamed to Volar Airlines & LTE Volar Airlines. Ceased operations on 15Novt2008
Genealogy : LTE International Airways >Volar Airlines >LTE Volar Airlines >LTE International Airways
Airline Code : XO : LTE
LTE International Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005 - 2008
Comments : LTE International Airways was formed with the same name on 29Apr1987 & started operations on 01Nov1987. Renamed to Volar Airlines & LTE Volar Airlines. Ceased operations on 15Novt2008
Genealogy : LTE International Airways >Volar Airlines >LTE Volar Airlines >LTE International Airways
Airline Code : XO : LTE
LTE Volar Airlines   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2005 - 2005
Comments : LTE International Airways was formed with the same name on 29Apr1987 & started operations on 01Nov1987. Renamed to Volar Airlines & LTE Volar Airlines. Ceased operations on 15Novt2008
Genealogy : LTE International Airways >Volar Airlines >LTE Volar Airlines >LTE International Airways
Airline Code : XO : LTE
Magic Airlines   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1996* - 1997
Comments : Air Comet was founded in 1996 as Magic Airlines in Palma de Mallorca. Renamed to Air Plus Comet & ceased operations on 21Dec2009. Spanish low-cost carrier that flies between Spain and several Latin America countries, ceased operations in Dec 2009 after a British court ordered its fleet impounded, citing Eduardo Aranda, the company’s managing director
Genealogy : Magic Airlines >Air Plus Comet >Air Comet
Airline Code :  
Mediterranea   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2005)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Melilla Airlines   
Status : Active

Dates :

2013 - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : LY : LLY
Menorca Air   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2014)
Comments : Menorca Air was a planned carrier set to offer 5x daily flights to Palma de Mallorca Son Sant Joan and Ibiza but did not start operations
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Meridian Express   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2010 - 2012*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Meridiana   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992 - 1992
Comments : UniversAir was formed in 1986 & ceased on 16Oct1992 form Meridiana with Euravia & LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias)
Genealogy : UniversAir + Euravia + LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias) =>Meridiana (Spain
Airline Code :  
Meridiana Air  updated
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1991 - 1992
Comments : Meridiana Air was founded in 1990 & ceased operations in Oct1992. Based out of Palma De Mallorca - Son San Juan (PMI / LEPA)
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Millenium   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Mint Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2012
Comments : Mint Airways was founded & started operations on 03Jun2009. Became insolvent on 22May2012 & ceased operations
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : MNT
Mistral   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Mundicanarias   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2014)
Comments : Mundicanarias (Madrid Barajas) was a new Spanish carrier looking to launch operations out of Madrid Barajas this Spring. Backed by Luis Mata and several former-Globalia executives, Intended to offer year-round scheduled services from the Spanish capital to both Tenerife and Las Palmas using an initial fleet of two A320-200s or B737s. Unfortunately did not start operations
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
NAYSA (Navegacion y Servicios Aéreos Canarios)  updated
Status : Active

Dates :

1973 - date
Comments : NAYSA was formed as NAYSA (Navegacion y Servicios Aereos) at Cordoba and started operations on 07May1969. The Canarios was added when the company changed hands and relocated to Las Palmas
Genealogy : NAYSA (Navegacion y Servicios Aereos) >NAYSA
Airline Code : ZN : NAY
NAYSA (Navegacion y Servicios Aereos)  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1969 - 1973
Comments : [NAYSA was formed as NAYSA (Navegacion y Servicios Aereos) at Cordoba and started operations on 07May1969. The Canarios was added when the company changed hands and relocated to Las Palmas]
Genealogy : NAYSA (Navegacion y Servicios Aereos) >NAYSA
Airline Code :  
NAYSA Aerotaxi   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2001* - 2008*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Nort Jet (Euskal Air)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989 - 1992
Comments : Nort Jet was founded in Feb1989 by mostly Basque entrepreneurs. Ceased operations on 14Apr1992 due to financial reasons
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Oasis International Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988 - 1996
Comments : Oasis International Airlines was a Palma based holiday carrier that started as Andalsuair on the island of Malaga in 1986. In 1987 the Oasis hotel group took over the airline & renamed the airline Oasis. Operations began using MD-83 aircraft on charter flights from Great Britain, Scandinavia, and other points in Europe to Spain in 1988. Operations ceased operations in 1996
Genealogy : Andalsuair >Oasis International Airlines
Airline Code : QB : AAN
Orbest Orizonia Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2011 - 2013
Comments : Orbest Orizonia Airlines was established in 1998 & started operations on 11Apr1998 as Iberworld. Renamed on 01May2011. Orbest Orizonia Airlines ceased operations on 05May2013
Genealogy : Iberworld >Orbest Orizonia Airlines
Airline Code : TY : IWD
OrionAir   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006 - 2012*
Comments : Orionair was established in 2004 and operated domestic and international services in Europe and to Tunisia. Its main base was Valencia Airport, with a hub at Madrid Barajas International Airport
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : ORI
Pan Air (Pan Linease Aereas)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1988 - 2016
Comments : Pan Air was established in Madrid in 1987 & operations started on 15Dec1988. Renamed to ASL Airlines Spain in 2016
Genealogy : Pan Air (Pan Linease Aereas) >ASL Airlines Spain
Airline Code : PV : PNR
Pauknair (Melilla Jet)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995 - 1998
Comments : PauknAir was founded in 1995 and commenced operations in Sep1995. Ceased operations in Nov1998 following a fatal crash on 25Sep1998
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Plaza Servicios Aéreos   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2007 - 2008*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Plus Ultra Líneas Aéreas   
Status : Active

Dates :

2015 - date
Comments : Plus Ultra Líneas Aéreas was established on 25Aug2011 by a group led by former Air Madrid director Julio Martinez. Started operations on 05Aug2015
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Prima Air   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995* - 1996*
Comments : Prima Air was based at Santiago de Compostela and operated Saab 340 aircraft, a model that was not a usual sight in Spain at the time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Privilege Style Airlines   
Status : Active

Dates :

2007* - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : PVG
Pronair   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007 - 2009
Comments : Pronair was established in 2007 beginning with air taxi services
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : PRJ
Pullmantur Air (Air Pullmantur)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2003 - 2014
Comments : Pullmantur Air was established in early 2003, set up by the tour operator, Pulmmantur transported holidaymakersfrom Madrid to cruise destinations in the Caribbeanean. Operations started 23Jun2003. Became Wamos Air on 17Dec2014 beacuse Pullmantur Air (Air Pullmantur) was sold to a new group but the sale does not include company name so it has been rebranded
Genealogy : Pullmantur Air >Wamos Air
Airline Code : EB : PLM
Pyrenair   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007 - 2011
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Quality Lineas Aereas  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2008 - 2009
Comments : Quality Lineas Aereas was founded & started operations in 2008. It was rebranded as Andalus Lineas Aéreas in 2009. Malaga based domestic ans international services & ceased operations on 13Aug2010
Genealogy : Quality Lineas Aereas >Andalus Lineas Aéreas
Airline Code :  
Quantum Air   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2010
Comments : Quantum Air was formed in 1999 & started operations on 05Jul2000 as AB Bluestar. Started operations with B.717 aircraft. Renamed to AeBal (Aerolineas Baleares) in 2000. AeBal (Aerolineas de Baleares) ceasesd operations on 15Sep2008 & restarted as Quantum Air in 2009. Quantum Air ceased all operations on 26Jan2010
Genealogy : AB Bluestar >AeBal >Quantum Air
Airline Code : QO : QTM
Regional Lineas Aereas   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1994* - 1998
Comments : Cygnus Air was created as Regional Lineas Aereas in 1994. Suspended services in Jan1998 & re-emerged as Cygnus Air, starting operations on 15Nov1998. Rebranded as Gestair Cargo on 01Apr2007 & back to Cygnus Air in 2013
Genealogy : Regional Lineas Aereas >Cygnus Air >Gestair Cargo >Cygnus Air
Airline Code :  
Regional Wings   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005 - 2005
Comments : Regional Wings ceased operations on 24Dec2005
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Rioja Airlines  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007 - 2007
Comments : Rioja Airlines was founded in 2007 by Riojano entrepreneurs. It began operations from the Logroño-Agoncillo Airport in Recajo with flights to Alicante, Sevilla and Málaga. Its maiden flight was on 24Jun2007 with a flight to Sevilla, but the airline soon ran into financial difficulties and ceased operations only three months later on 09Sep2007
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Royal Spain Andalucia Airlines   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(1989*)
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Ryjet (Aerotaxis del Mediterraneo)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2012
Comments : Ryjet was founded & started operations in 1999 and projected to operate air taxi, cargo & charter services covering Spain, Portugal and Morocco. Ceased operations on 03Mar2012
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : W2 : RYJ
SAESA (Servicios Aereas Espanoles)   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Saicus Air   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2010
Comments : Flyant Cargo ceased operations after parent Futura collapsed but was revived as Saicus Air after it's puchase by New Iberital. Cargo operations began in Oct2009 but ceased in the 1st week of Dec2010
Genealogy : Flyant Cargo +>Saicus Air
Airline Code : -- : FYA
SATA (Sociedad Anonima de Transportes Aereos)   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Serair   
Status : Active

Dates :

1983^ - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : SEV
Seven Air (i)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2000
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Seven Air (ii)   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2010)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
SkyCity   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2016)
Comments : SkyCity is looking to commence operations in Feb2016
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
South Atlantic Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001 - 2001
Comments : South Atlantic Airways was founded in 2000 as a Spanish-Russian venture. Operated charter flights in Mar2001. On 30Nov2001 it returned the leased plane to Arkia and ended all operations
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Spanair   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988 - 2012
Comments : Spanair was formed in Dec1986, started operations in Mar1988. Operations suspended on 27Jan2012 after takeover talks with Qatar Airways collapsed. Passenger scheduled and charter services to destinations in Europe and to the US and Southern America
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : JK : JKK
Spanjet   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2013*)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Spantax (Spanish Air Taxi Líneas Aéreas S.A)  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1959 - 1988
Comments : Spantax was founded on 06Oct1959 & ceased all operations on 29Mar1988, leaving some 7,000 passengers around Europe stranded. Initially formed to fly contracts for the oil industry in Spanish Morocco. Went into holiday flights from Palma and Las Palmas
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : BX : ---
Stellair   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : LCT
Swiftair   
Status : Active

Dates :

1986* - date
Comments : Swiftair was established in Madrid in 1986 by SEUR Servicio Urgent to operate scheduled domestic cargo flights. Operations started on 30Jun1986
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : W3 : SWT
Tadair   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990* - 2004
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : TDC
TAE (Trabajos Aereos y Enlaces)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1967 - 1981
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : JK : ---
TAER Andalus   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

(2008)
Comments : flySur was created in 2007 as TAER Andalus. Renamed prior to start-up & started operations on 04Sep2008 ceased operations on 20Oct2008
Genealogy : TAER Andulus >FlySur
Airline Code :  
TAG Aviation España  updated
Status : Active

Dates :

2015* - date
Comments : TAG Aviation España is a Madrid Torrejón (TOJ) private & business charter airline. TAG Aviation España (TGM, Madrid Torrejón) will be dismantled, its parent company TAG Aviation
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
TASSA (Trabajeros Aereos del Sahara SA)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1961^ - 1965
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Top Fly (Top-Fly)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998 - 2009
Comments : Top Fly was founded & started operation in 1998. Ceased scheduled operations in Nov2009
Genealogy : Top Fly +>Canaryfly
Airline Code : -- : TLY
Trabajos Aereos Espejo   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2007)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Transaérea Colón   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1927* - 1928
Comments : Transaérea Colón was an airshop company. Merged into CLASSA [IBERIA was formed on 28Jun192 as IBERIA AIR LINES of SPAIN & Operations started on 14Dec1927. In 1928 it merged with CETA and UNION AEREA ESPANOLA to form CLASSA (Campanole de Lineas Subvencionadas) . The name was changed in 1931 to LAPE (Lineas Aereas Postales Espanolas). The present name of IBERIA was adopted in 1946. Operations halted at the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936 and in essence refounded at the end in 1940. Acquired AVIACO in 1999. Flag carrier of Spain. International and regional passenger and cargo airline]
Genealogy : Transaérea Colón + Iberia + CETA + UAE =>CLASSA >LAPE >Iberia
Airline Code :  
Transcargo Airlines   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1980* - 1980*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Transeuropa (Trans Europa)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1965* - 1982
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : TR : ---
Transporte Aerea de Mercania   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Travel Service Espana   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2003 - 2005
Comments : AirClass Airways started operations in 2003 as Travel Service Espana. Taken over Viajes Calas and rebranded to VISIG in 2005. AirClass Airways ceased operations on 30Mar2008
Genealogy : Travel Service Espana >VISIG Operaciones Aereas >AirClass Airways
Airline Code :  
Union Aerea Espanola (UAE)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1925* - 1929
Comments : Union Aerea Espanola (UAE) merged into CLASSA following Wall Street Crash of 1929 [IBERIA was formed on 28Jun192 as IBERIA AIR LINES of SPAIN & Operations started on 14Dec1927. In 1928 it merged with CETA and UNION AEREA ESPANOLA to form CLASSA (Campanole de Lineas Subvencionadas) . The name was changed in 1931 to LAPE (Lineas Aereas Postales Espanolas). The present name of IBERIA was adopted in 1946. Operations halted at the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936 and in essence refounded at the end in 1940. Acquired AVIACO in 1999. Flag carrier of Spain. International and regional passenger and cargo airline]
Genealogy : Transaérea Colón + Iberia + CETA + UAE =>CLASSA >LAPE >Iberia
Airline Code :  
UniversAir   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1987 - 1992
Comments : UniversAir was formed in 1986 & ceased on 16Oct1992 form Meridiana with Euravia & LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias)
Genealogy : UniversAir + Euravia + LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias) =>Meridiana (Spain
Airline Code : UNA : UN
Universal Airlines   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2008)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Victor Echo   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2002* - 2003*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Victoria International Airways   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2015)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
VIP Air   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
VISIG Operaciones Aereas   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2005 - 2006
Comments : AirClass Airways started operations in 2003 as Travel Service Espana. Taken over Viajes Calas and rebranded to VISIG in 2005. AirClass Airways ceased operations on 30Mar2008
Genealogy : Travel Service Espana >VISIG Operaciones Aereas >AirClass Airways
Airline Code : -- : VSG
Viva Air (Vuelos Internacionales de Vacaciones)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988 - 1999
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Volar Airlines   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2003 - 2005
Comments : LTE International Airways was formed with the same name on 29Apr1987 & started operations on 01Nov1987. Renamed to Volar Airlines & LTE Volar Airlines. Ceased operations on 15Novt2008
Genealogy : LTE International Airways >Volar Airlines >LTE Volar Airlines >LTE International Airways
Airline Code : XO : LTE
Volotea Airlines   
Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Comments : Volotea Airlines was established by former Vueling co-founders Carlos Munoz and Lazaro Roz & commenced operations on 05Apr2012
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : VOE
Vueling Airlines  updated
Status : Active

Dates :

2004 - date
Comments : Clickair merged into Vueling Airlines on 09Jul2009 (International and regional scheduled services from Barcelona and Valencia)
Genealogy : Catair >Clickair >>Vueling
Airline Code : VY : VLG
Vuelos Mediterraneo (Medit Air)   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : VMM
Wamos Air   
Status : Active

Dates :

2014 - date
Comments : Pullmantur Air was established in early 2003, set up by the tour operator, Pulmmantur to transport holidaymakersfrom Madrid to cruise destinations in the Caribbeanean. Operations started 23Jun2003. Became Wamos Air on 17Dec2014 beacuse Pullmantur Air (Air Pullmantur) was sold to a new group but the sale does not include company name so it has been rebranded
Genealogy : Pullmantur Air >Wamos Air
Airline Code :  
Wernitz Air   
Status : Not started

Dates :

(2001)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  
Zorex Air Transport   
Status : Active

Dates :

1996* - date
Comments : Zorex Air Transport was a Barajas, Madrid based carrier formed on 12Mar1996
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : ORZ
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