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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

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May 21, 2017 TAG Aviation España will be dismantled, its parent company TAG Aviation has started [update]
May 2, 2017 Five Airways was founded in 2010 & provides passenger and freight services in worldwide markets as a charter operator [added]
April 9, 2017 Layonair appears to have returned its leased aircraft [status change]

Airline

Operating Dates
[Renamed] AB Bluestar

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

[Renamed] AeBal (Aerolineas Baleares)

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

[Status?] Aerlyper

1965 - 1979*

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[Status?] Aerocentury

**** - ****

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[Renamed] Aerofan Lineas Aereas

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

[Inactive] Aeroflete

1968 - 1974

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[Renamed] Aeromarket

1984 - 1989

^ Comments : Aeromarket was renamed to ARM Palfe

^ Genealogy : Aeromarket >ARM Palfe

[Active] Aeronova

1996 - date

^ Comments : Aeronova was founded in 1996. Valencia based cargo and passenger charter carrier

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[Status?] Aerot'ex

1979* - 1981*

^ Comments : Aerot'ex was founded in 1979

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[Inactive] Aerotransporte de Espania

1977 - 1984

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[Status?] Aerovento

1999* - 2001*

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[Began?] Air Andalucia

(2005)

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[Status?] Air Andalus

2001 - 2001*

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[Began?] Air Andorra

(2016)

^ Comments : Satus of Air Andorra changed as it seems to be close to start up

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[Inactive] Air Asturias

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

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[Renamed] Air Atlantic

1992* - 1999

^ Comments : Renamed from Air Atlantic (formed in 1992). Island hopper around the Canary Islands

^ Genealogy : Air Atlantic >Atlantic Airways (Spain)

[Status?] Air BKS

2002* - 2004*

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[Inactive] Air Cargo Spain

1983 - 1987

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[Inactive] Air Catalunya

2003* - 2004

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[Inactive] Air Comet

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

[Status?] Air Condal

1974 - 1979*

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[Renamed] Air Espania

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

[Status?] Air Este

2006 - 2009*

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^ Genealogy : Fly LPI >Air Este

[Active] Air Europa

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

[Inactive] Air Europa Canarias

1999* - 2001*

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[Inactive] Air Europa Express

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

[Active] Air Europa Express

2016 - date

^ Comments : Palma de Mallorca Son Sant Joan based Air Europa Express began commercial flights on 11Jan2016

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[Active] Air Horizont

2015 - date

^ Comments : Air Horizont started operations on 06Jun2015

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[Inactive] Air Madrid

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

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[Status?] Air Med Cargo

2005* - 2005*

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[Active] Air Nostrum (Lineas Aereas de Mediterraneo)

1994 - date

^ Comments : Air Nostrum was constituted on 23May1994 & started operations on 15Dec1994. Binter Mediterraneo merged in in 2002

^ Genealogy : Binter Mediterraneo >>Air Nostrum

[Inactive] Air Pack Express

2005* - 2008

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[Renamed] Air Plus Comet

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

[Began?] Air Plus Ultra

(2012)

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[Inactive] Air Spain

1967 - 1975

^ Comments : Air Spain was formed in Jan1965, started operations in May1967 & bankrupt in 1975

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[Inactive] Air Sur

1988* - 1991

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[Inactive] Air Track

1996 - 1997

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^ Genealogy : Air Truck >Air Track

[Renamed] Air Truck

1986* - 1996

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Truck >Air Track

[Inactive] AirClass Airways

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

[Status?] Aireste

2004* - 2006*

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[Status?] AirLada (Lineas Aereas de Andalucia SL)

2008* - 2009*

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[Began?] AirMel Líneas Aéreas

(2011*)

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[Inactive] AirSur

1988 - 1991

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^ Genealogy : AirSur

[Active] Alaire

2001* - date

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[Began?] AlbaExel

(2004)

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[Active] AlbaStar

2010 - date

^ Comments : AlbaStar was launched on 30Nov2009 & started operations on 31Jul2010

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[Status?] ALPA Aerotaxi

1978* - 1979*

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[Renamed] Andalsuair (Andalucian International Airways)

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

[Began?] Andalus Air Lines

(1989*)

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[Inactive] Andalus Lineas Aéreas

2009 - 2010

^ Comments : Quality Lineas Aereas rebranded as Andalus Lineas Aéreas. Malaga based domestic ans international services & ceased operations on 13Aug2010

^ Genealogy : Quality Lineas Aereas >Andalus Lineas Aéreas

[Inactive] Andalusair

1999 - 2000*

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[Began?] Andorra Airlines

(2016}

^ Comments : Andorra Airlines intended to commence scheduled passenger operations from Apr2016. Has postponed start indefinitely

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[Status?] Arcadia

1999* - 1999*

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[Inactive] ARM Palfe

1989 - 1989*

^ Comments : Aeromarket was renamed to ARM Palfe

^ Genealogy : Aeromarket >ARM Palfe

[Status?] Artac Aviation

2002* - 2006*

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[Active] ASL Airlines Spain

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

[Inactive] Atlantic Airways

1999 - 2003

^ Comments : Renamed from Air Atlantic (formed in 1992). Island hopper around the Canary Islands

^ Genealogy : Air Atlantic >Atlantic Airways (Spain)

[Renamed] Audeli Air

1987* - 2007

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Audeli Air >Gestair Airlines

[Status?] Audeli Executive Jet

2004* - 2006*

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[Renamed] Aviaco (Aviacion y Commercio SA)

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

[Inactive] Avinsa (Aviacion Insular SA)

2000* - 2001

^ Comments : Avinsa (Aviacion Insular SA) was formed in 2000 to operate Cargo services between the Canary Islands and Morocco

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[Status?] Azimut

1997* - 1997*

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[Began?] Baleair

(2009)

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[Active] Balear Cargo Express

2012 - date

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[Status?] Barair

**** - ****

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[Inactive] Basaer (Baquero Servicios Aereos)

1996* - 2000

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[Inactive] BCM Airlines

1996 - 1998

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[Active] Binter Canarias

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.

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[Renamed] Binter Mediterraneo

1990* - 2002

^ Comments : [Air Nostrum is constituted on 23May1994 & started operations on 15Dec1994. Binter Mediterraneo merged in in 2002[

^ Genealogy : Binter Mediterraneo >>Air Nostrum

[Began?] Bird Blue Air Line

(2014)

^ Comments : Bird Blue Air Line (Tenerife Norte) was a Canarian start-up aimed at improving connectivity between the Canary Islands and mainland Spain

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[Status?] BKS Air

2002* - 2006*

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[Began?] Blue Jet

(2014)

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[Inactive] Boreal Aviacion

1999* - 2003*

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[Inactive] Bravo Airlines

2006 - 2008

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[Renamed] CAETA (Cia. Anonima Espanola de Transporte Aereo)

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

[Unconfirmed] Caital

(****)

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[Active] Calima Aviación

2009 - date

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[Renamed] Canaria Aeronautica

2008 - 2010*

^ Comments : Canary Fly was founded as Canaria Aeronautica

^ Genealogy : Founded as Canaria Aeronautica >Canary Fly

[Inactive] Canarias Air Cargo (Euro Air Cargo)

1996* - 1996*

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[Began?] Canarias Airways

(2005)

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[Began?] Canarias Jet

(2009)

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[Inactive] Canarias Regional Air

1996* - 1999

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[Active] CanaryFly

2010* - date

^ Comments : CanaryFly was founded as Canaria Aeronautica

^ Genealogy : Canaria Aeronautica >Canary Fly

[Began?] Cargandal

(1980s)

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[Status?] CargoExpress (Serair)

2005* - 2006*

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[Inactive] Cargosur

1988* - 1996*

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[Began?] Caribbean King Airways

(2011)

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[Renamed] Catair

(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

[Status?] Cegisa

2004* - 2006*

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[Inactive] Centennial Airlines

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

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[Renamed] CETA (Compania Española de Trafico Aereo)

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

[Status?] Chartair Express

2003* - 2003*

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[Began?] Charter Canarias Airways

(2010)

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[Renamed] CHIASA (Compania Hispano Irlandesa de Aviacion)

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

[Renamed] CLASSA (Campanole de Lineas Subvencionades)

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

[Renamed] Clickair

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

[Began?] Coastal Airline System

(2016)

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[Status?] Compania Canaria de Transporte Aereo

1999* - 1999*

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[Status?] Compania de Activudades y Servicios de Aviacions

2002* - 2003*

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[Unconfirmed] Compania de Aviacion Regional del Mediterraneo

(****)

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[Unconfirmed] Compania de Explotacion de Aviones Cargueros

(****)

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[Status?] Compania Mercantil Anonime Iberia (Lineas Aereas Espanolas)

1958* - 1960*

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[Inactive] Cosmo Airlines

2012 - 2012

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[Renamed] CTA (Canafrica Transportes Aereos)

1985 - 1988

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : CTA >AirSur

[Renamed] Cygnus Air

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

[Active] Cygnus Air

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

[Began?] Doradair

(2012)

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[Inactive] Drenair

1986* - 2003

^ Comments : Drenair was founded in 1986 by Spanish entrepreneur Salvador Sanchís Pavía. Went bankrupt in 1996 & eventually ceased operating 2003

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[Began?] East Airways

(2005)

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[Renamed] Euravia

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

[Status?] Euro Continental Air

2004* - 2006*

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[Inactive] Euro First Air (Canarias Cargo)

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.

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[Inactive] EuroCanarias

**** - ****

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[Unconfirmed] Europair

(****)

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[Status?] European Air Cargo

1992 - 2002*

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[Inactive] European Regions Airlines

1999 - 2000

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[Active] Evelop Airlines

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.

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[Began?] Extremadura Despega

(2012)

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[Status?] Firstport International

2003* - 2003*

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[Active] Five Airways

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)

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[Active] FlightLine

1994 - date

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[Status?] Fly Air

1990s

^ Comments : Fly Air was an air ambulance company that decided to start its own passenger airline in the mid 90's

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[Renamed] Fly LPI

2004* - 2006

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Fly LPI >Air Este

[Renamed] FlyAnt Cargo

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

[Inactive] FlySur

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

[Inactive] Futura International Airways

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

[Inactive] Gadair European Airlines

2007 - 2009

^ Comments : Gadair European Airlines was formed in 2006. Scheduled services out of Madrid Barajas

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[Active] Gestair Airlines

2007 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Audeli Air >Gestair Airlines

[Renamed] Gestair Cargo

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

[Active] Gestair Executive Jet

1977 - date

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[Inactive] Gestavi

2003* - 2004

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[Status?] Gestion Aerea Ejecutiva

2004* - 2004*

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[Inactive] GIRjet

2003 - 2008

^ Comments : GIRjet was created on 28Feb2003 and started operations on 31Jul2003. Ceased operations on 13Mar2008. Charter carrier out of Barcelona

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[Active] GoodFly

2011 - date

^ Comments : GoodFly made its inaugural flight from Burgos Airport to Menorca's Airport on 15Jul2011

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[Active] Helicópteros del Sureste (Helisureste)

1996* - date

^ Comments : Helicópteros del Sureste (Helisureste) is a helicopter service based in Muchamiel, Alicante [added]

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[Inactive] Helitt Líneas Aéreas

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

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[Inactive] Hispania Airways

2012 - 2012

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[Inactive] Hispania Lineas Aereas

1983 - 1989

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[Inactive] Hola Airlines

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

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[Inactive] IAT Truck

1995* - 1996

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[Active] Iberia

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

[Active] Iberia Cargo

2003* - date

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[Active] Iberia Express

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

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[Renamed] Iberia, Compañía Aérea de Transportes

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

[Inactive] Iberline Express

2003 - 2004

^ Comments :  

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[Active] Ibertrans

1991* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed] Iberworld

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

[Began?] Idealair

(2003)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive] IMD Airways

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

[Began?] Inter Global de Aviación

(2013)

^ Comments : Inter Global de Aviación did not start operations

^ Genealogy :  

[Unconfirmed] Inter Regionales

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?] Interaerea (Intermediacion Aerea)

2005* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive] Intermed (Intermediacion Aerea)

1997* - 2004

^ Comments : Intermed (Intermediacion Aerea) was founded in 1997. Domestic passenger and cargo services. Ceased operations in early 2004.

^ Genealogy :  

[Began?] Islas Afortunadas Air

(2014)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive] Islas Airways

2003 - 2012

^ Comments : Islas Airways was founded in 2002. Started operations on 15Feb2003 & ceased on 16Oct2012. Scheduled services around the Canary Islands

^ Genealogy :  

[Unconfirmed] Jetline

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Began?] Kriber Airlines

(2014)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Began?] LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias)

(1995*)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed] LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias)

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

[Inactive] LAG (Lineas Aereas Guipuzcoanas)

1996* - 1996*

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive] LagunAir (Lagun Air)

2003 - 2008

^ Comments : LagunAir was founded on 29Sep2003. Started operations on 29Sep2003 & ceased on 09Oct2008

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?] Lanzarote Aerocargo

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed] LAPE (Lineas Aereas Postales Espanolas)

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

[Inactive] Layônair

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 :  

[Inactive] León Airlines

2015 - 2015

^ Comments : León Airlines started flights on 01Apr2015 but ceased after only 8 weeks

^ Genealogy :  

[Planned] Level

2017 >

^ Comments : IAG’s new long-haul low-cost airline operation is to be branded ‘Level’, and its initial route network will comprise 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

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive] Lineas Aereas Navarras

1994^ - 2001

^ Comments : Lineas Aereas Navarras was founded in 1994 as a scheduled domestic airline that Flew ATR-42-300

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed] LTE International Airways

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

[Inactive] LTE International Airways

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

[Renamed] LTE Volar Airlines

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

[Renamed] Magic Airlines

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

[Began?] Mediterranea

(2005)

^ Comments :  

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[Active] Melilla Airlines

2013 - date

^ Comments :  

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[Began?] Menorca Air

(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 :  

[Status?] Meridian Express

2010 - 2012*

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive] Meridiana

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

[Status?] Meridiana Air

1991 - 1991*

^ Comments :  

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[Unconfirmed] Millenium

(****)

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive] Mint Airways

2009 - 2012

^ Comments : Mint Airways was founded & started operations on 03Jun2009. Became insolvent on 22May2012 & ceased operations

^ Genealogy :  

[Unconfirmed] Mistral

(****)

^ Comments :  

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[Began?] Mundicanarias

(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

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[Active] NAYSA (Navegacion y Servicios Aéreos Canarios)

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

[Renamed] NAYSA (Navegacion y Servicios Aereos)

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

[Status?] NAYSA Aerotaxi

2001* - 2008*

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive] Nort Jet (Euskal Air)

1989 - 1992

^ Comments : Nort Jet was founded in Feb1989 by mostly Basque entrepreneurs. Ceased operations on 14Apr1992 due to financial reasons

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive] Oasis International Airlines

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

[Inactive] Orbest Orizonia Airlines

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

[Inactive] OrionAir

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 :  

[Renamed] Pan Air (Pan Linease Aereas)

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

[Inactive] Pauknair (Melilla Jet)

1995 - 1998

^ Comments : PauknAir was founded in 1995 and commenced operations in Sep1995. Ceased operations in Nov1998 following a fatal crash on 25Sep1998

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?] Plaza Servicios Aéreos

2007 - 2008*

^ Comments :  

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[Active] Plus Ultra Líneas Aéreas

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 :  

[Inactive] Prima Air

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 :  

[Active] Privilege Style Airlines

2007* - date

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive] Pronair

2007 - 2009

^ Comments : Pronair was established in 2007 beginning with air taxi services

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed] Pullmantur Air (Air Pullmantur)

2003 - 2014

^ 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

[Inactive] Pyrenair

2007 - 2011

^ Comments :  

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[Renamed] Quality Lineas Aereas

2008 - 2009

^ Comments : Quality Lineas Aereas rebranded as Andalus Lineas Aéreas. Malaga based domestic ans international services & ceased operations on 13Aug2010

^ Genealogy : Quality Lineas Aereas >Andalus Lineas Aéreas

[Inactive] Quantum Air

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

[Renamed] Regional Lineas Aereas

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

[Inactive] Regional Wings

2005 - 2005

^ Comments : Regional Wings ceased operations on 24Dec2005

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive] Rioja Airlines

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

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[Began?] Royal Spain Andalucia Airlines

(1989*)

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive] Ryjet (Aerotaxis del Mediterraneo)

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 :  

[Status?] SAESA (Servicios Aereas Espanoles)

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive] Saicus Air

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

[Unconfirmed] SATA (Sociedad Anonima de Transportes Aereos)

(****)

^ Comments :  

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[Active] Serair

1983^ - date

^ Comments :  

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[Began?] Seven Air

(2010)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive] Seven Air

1999 - 2000

^ Comments :  

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[Began?] SkyCity

(2016)

^ Comments : SkyCity is looking to commence operations in Feb2016

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive] South Atlantic Airways

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 :  

[Inactive] Spanair

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

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[Began?] Spanjet

(2013*)

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive] Spantax (Spanish Air Taxi Líneas Aéreas S.A)

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 :  

[Inactive] Stellair

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

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[Active] Swiftair

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 :  

[Inactive] Tadair

1990* - 2004

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive] TAE (Trabajos Aereos y Enlaces)

1967 - 1981

^ Comments :  

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[Renamed] TAER Andalus

(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

[Active] TAG Aviation España

2015* - date

^ Comments : TAG Aviation España is a Madrid Torrejón (TOJ) private & business charter airline

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive] TASSA (Trabajeros Aereos del Sahara SA)

1961^ - 1965

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive] Top Fly (Top-Fly)

1998 - 2009

^ Comments : Top Fly was founded & started operation in 1998. Ceased scheduled operations in Nov2009

^ Genealogy : Top Fly +>Canaryfly

[Began?] Trabajos Aereos Espejo

(2007)

^ Comments :  

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[Renamed] Transaérea Colón

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

[Status?] Transcargo Airlines

1980* - 1980*

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive] Transeuropa (Trans Europa)

1965* - 1982

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Unconfirmed] Transporte Aerea de Mercania

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed] Travel Service Espana

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

[Renamed] Union Aerea Espanola (UAE)

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

[Renamed] UniversAir

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

[Began?] Universal Airlines

(2008)

^ Comments :  

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[Status?] Victor Echo

2002* - 2003*

^ Comments :  

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[Began?] Victoria International Airways

(2015)

^ Comments :  

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[Unconfirmed] VIP Air

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed] VISIG Operaciones Aereas

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

[Inactive] Viva Air (Vuelos Internacionales de Vacaciones)

1988 - 1999

^ Comments :  

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[Renamed] Volar Airlines

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

[Active] Volotea Airlines

2012 - date

^ Comments : Volotea Airlines was established by former Vueling co-founders Carlos Munoz and Lazaro Roz & commenced operations on 05Apr2012

^ Genealogy :  

[Active] Vueling Airlines

2004 - date

^ Comments : Clickair merged into Vueling Airlines on 09Jul2009

^ Genealogy : Catair >Clickair >>Vueling

[Status?] Vuelos Mediterraneo (Medit Air)

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active] Wamos Air

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

[Began?] Wernitz Air

(2001)

^ Comments :  

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[Active] Zorex Air Transport

1996* - date

^ Comments : Zorex Air Transport was a Barajas, Madrid based carrier formed on 12Mar1996

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