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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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June 3, 2017 Level started operations on 01Jun2017 [status change]
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]

Airline

Status

Operating Dates
AB Bluestar   

Renamed

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

AeBal (Aerolineas Baleares)   

Renamed

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

Aerlyper   

Unsure

1965 - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerocentury   

Unsure

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerofan Lineas Aereas   

Renamed

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

Aeroflete   

Inactive

1968 - 1974

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aeromarket   

Renamed

1984 - 1989

^ Comments : Aeromarket was renamed to ARM Palfe

^ Genealogy : Aeromarket >ARM Palfe

Aeronova   

Active

1996 - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

Aerot'ex   

Unsure

1979* - 1981*

^ Comments : Aerot'ex was founded in 1979

^ Genealogy :  

Aerotransporte de Espania   

Inactive

1977 - 1984

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerovento   

Unsure

1999* - 2001*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Andalucia   

Not started

(2005)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Andalus   

Unsure

2001 - 2001*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Andorra   

Not started

(2016)

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

^ Genealogy :  

Air Asturias   

Inactive

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 :  

Air Atlantic   

Renamed

1992* - 1999

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

^ Genealogy : Air Atlantic >Atlantic Airways (Spain)

Air BKS   

Unsure

2002* - 2004*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Cargo Spain   

Inactive

1983 - 1987

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Catalunya   

Inactive

2003* - 2004

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Comet   

Inactive

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

Air Condal   

Unsure

1974 - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Espania   

Renamed

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

Air Este   

Unsure

2006 - 2009*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Fly LPI >Air Este

Air Europa   

Active

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

Air Europa Canarias   

Inactive

1999* - 2001*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Europa Express   

Inactive

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

Air Europa Express   

Active

2016 - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

Air Horizont   

Active

2015 - date

^ Comments : Air Horizont started operations on 06Jun2015

^ Genealogy :  

Air Madrid   

Inactive

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 :  

Air Med Cargo   

Unsure

2005* - 2005*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Nostrum (Lineas Aereas de Mediterraneo)   

Active

1994 - date

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

^ Genealogy : Binter Mediterraneo >>Air Nostrum

Air Pack Express   

Inactive

2005* - 2008

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Plus Comet   

Renamed

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

Air Plus Ultra   

Not started

(2012)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Spain   

Inactive

1967 - 1975

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

^ Genealogy :  

Air Sur   

Inactive

1988* - 1991

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Track   

Inactive

1996 - 1997

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Truck >Air Track

Air Truck   

Renamed

1986* - 1996

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Truck >Air Track

AirClass Airways  updated

Inactive

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

Aireste   

Unsure

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AirLada (Lineas Aereas de Andalucia SL)   

Unsure

2008* - 2009*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AirMel Líneas Aéreas   

Not started

(2011*)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AirSur   

Inactive

1988 - 1991

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : AirSur

Alaire   

Active

2001* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AlbaExel   

Not started

(2004)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AlbaStar   

Active

2010 - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

ALPA Aerotaxi   

Unsure

1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Andalsuair (Andalucian International Airways)   

Renamed

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

Andalus Air Lines   

Not started

(1989*)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Andalus Lineas Aéreas   

Inactive

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

Andalusair   

Inactive

1999 - 2000*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Andorra Airlines   

Not started

(2016}

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

^ Genealogy :  

Arcadia   

Unsure

1999* - 1999*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

ARM Palfe   

Inactive

1989 - 1989*

^ Comments : Aeromarket was renamed to ARM Palfe

^ Genealogy : Aeromarket >ARM Palfe

Artac Aviation   

Unsure

2002* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

ASL Airlines Spain   

Active

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

Atlantic Airways   

Inactive

1999 - 2003

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

^ Genealogy : Air Atlantic >Atlantic Airways (Spain)

Audeli Air   

Renamed

1987* - 2007

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Audeli Air >Gestair Airlines

Audeli Executive Jet   

Unsure

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aviaco (Aviacion y Commercio SA)   

Renamed

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

Avinsa (Aviacion Insular SA)   

Inactive

2000* - 2001

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

^ Genealogy :  

Azimut   

Unsure

1997* - 1997*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Baleair   

Not started

(2009)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Balear Cargo Express   

Active

2012 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Barair   

Unsure

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Basaer (Baquero Servicios Aereos)   

Inactive

1996* - 2000

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

BCM Airlines   

Inactive

1996 - 1998

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Binter Canarias  updated

Active

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 :  

Binter Mediterraneo   

Renamed

1990* - 2002

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

^ Genealogy : Binter Mediterraneo >>Air Nostrum

Bird Blue Air Line   

Not started

(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 :  

BKS Air   

Unsure

2002* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Blue Jet   

Not started

(2014)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Boreal Aviacion   

Inactive

1999* - 2003*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bravo Airlines  updated

Inactive

2006 - 2008

^ Comments : Bravo Airlines was founded in 2004 (Scheduled flights from Europe to Africa)

^ Genealogy :  

CAETA (Cia. Anonima Espanola de Transporte Aereo)   

Renamed

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

Caital   

Unconfirmed

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Calima Aviación   

Active

2009 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Canaria Aeronautica   

Renamed

2008 - 2010*

^ Comments : Canary Fly was founded as Canaria Aeronautica

^ Genealogy : Founded as Canaria Aeronautica >Canary Fly

Canarias Air Cargo (Euro Air Cargo)   

Inactive

1996* - 1996*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Canarias Airways   

Not started

(2005)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Canarias Jet   

Not started

(2009)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Canarias Regional Air   

Inactive

1996* - 1999

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

CanaryFly   

Active

2010* - date

^ Comments : CanaryFly was founded as Canaria Aeronautica

^ Genealogy : Canaria Aeronautica >Canary Fly

Cargandal   

Not started

(1980s)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

CargoExpress (Serair)   

Unsure

2005* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Cargosur   

Inactive

1988* - 1996*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Caribbean King Airways   

Not started

(2011)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Catair   

Renamed

(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

Cegisa   

Unsure

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Centennial Airlines   

Inactive

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 :  

CETA (Compania Española de Trafico Aereo)   

Renamed

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

Chartair Express   

Unsure

2003* - 2003*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Charter Canarias Airways   

Not started

(2010)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

CHIASA (Compania Hispano Irlandesa de Aviacion)   

Renamed

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

CLASSA (Campanole de Lineas Subvencionades)   

Renamed

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

Clickair   

Renamed

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

Coastal Airline System   

Not started

(2016)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Compania Canaria de Transporte Aereo   

Unsure

1999* - 1999*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Compania de Activudades y Servicios de Aviacions   

Unsure

2002* - 2003*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Compania de Aviacion Regional del Mediterraneo   

Unconfirmed

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Compania de Explotacion de Aviones Cargueros   

Unconfirmed

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Compania Mercantil Anonime Iberia (Lineas Aereas Espanolas)   

Unsure

1958* - 1960*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Cosmo Airlines   

Inactive

2012 - 2012

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

CTA (Canafrica Transportes Aereos)   

Renamed

1985 - 1988

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : CTA >AirSur

Cygnus Air   

Renamed

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

Cygnus Air   

Active

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

Doradair   

Not started

(2012)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Drenair   

Inactive

1986* - 2003

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

^ Genealogy :  

East Airways   

Not started

(2005)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Euravia   

Renamed

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

Euro Continental Air   

Unsure

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Euro First Air (Canarias Cargo)   

Inactive

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 :  

EuroCanarias   

Inactive

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Europair   

Unconfirmed

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

European Air Cargo   

Unsure

1992 - 2002*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

European Regions Airlines   

Inactive

1999 - 2000

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Evelop Airlines   

Active

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 :  

Extremadura Despega   

Not started

(2012)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Firstport International   

Unsure

2003* - 2003*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Five Airways  added

Active

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 :  

FlightLine   

Active

1994 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Fly Air   

Unsure

1990s

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

^ Genealogy :  

Fly LPI   

Renamed

2004* - 2006

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Fly LPI >Air Este

FlyAnt Cargo   

Renamed

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

FlySur   

Inactive

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

Futura International Airways   

Inactive

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

Gadair European Airlines   

Inactive

2007 - 2009

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

^ Genealogy :  

Gestair Airlines   

Active

2007 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Audeli Air >Gestair Airlines

Gestair Cargo   

Renamed

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

Gestair Executive Jet   

Active

1977 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Gestavi   

Inactive

2003* - 2004

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Gestion Aerea Ejecutiva   

Unsure

2004* - 2004*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

GIRjet   

Inactive

2003 - 2008

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

^ Genealogy :  

GoodFly   

Active

2011 - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

Helicópteros del Sureste (Helisureste)   

Active

1996* - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

Helitt Líneas Aéreas   

Inactive

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 :  

Hispania Airways   

Inactive

2012 - 2012

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Hispania Lineas Aereas   

Inactive

1983 - 1989

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Hola Airlines  updated

Inactive

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 :  

IAT Truck   

Inactive

1995* - 1996

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Iberia   

Active

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

Iberia Cargo   

Active

2003* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Iberia Express  updated

Active

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 :  

Iberia, Compañía Aérea de Transportes   

Renamed

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

Iberline Express   

Inactive

2003 - 2004

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Ibertrans   

Active

1991* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Iberworld   

Renamed

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

Idealair   

Not started

(2003)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

IMD Airways   

Inactive

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

Inter Global de Aviación   

Not started

(2013)

^ Comments : Inter Global de Aviación did not start operations

^ Genealogy :  

Inter Regionales   

Unconfirmed

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Interaerea (Intermediacion Aerea)   

Unsure

2005* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Intermed (Intermediacion Aerea)   

Inactive

1997* - 2004

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

^ Genealogy :  

Islas Afortunadas Air   

Not started

(2014)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Islas Airways   

Inactive

2003 - 2012

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

^ Genealogy :  

Jetline   

Unconfirmed

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Kriber Airlines  updated

Not started

(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 :  

LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias)   

Not started

(1995*)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias)   

Renamed

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

LAG (Lineas Aereas Guipuzcoanas)   

Inactive

1996* - 1996*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

LagunAir (Lagun Air)   

Inactive

2003 - 2008

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

^ Genealogy :  

Lanzarote Aerocargo   

Unsure

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

LAPE (Lineas Aereas Postales Espanolas)   

Renamed

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

Layônair  updated

Inactive

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 :  

León Airlines   

Inactive

2015 - 2015

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

^ Genealogy :  

Level  added + updated (x3)

Active

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 :  

Lineas Aereas Navarras   

Inactive

1994^ - 2001

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

^ Genealogy :  

LTE International Airways   

Renamed

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

LTE International Airways   

Inactive

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

LTE Volar Airlines   

Renamed

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

Magic Airlines   

Renamed

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

Mediterranea   

Not started

(2005)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Melilla Airlines   

Active

2013 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Menorca Air   

Not started

(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 :  

Meridian Express   

Unsure

2010 - 2012*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Meridiana   

Inactive

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

Meridiana Air   

Unsure

1991 - 1991*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Millenium   

Unconfirmed

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Mint Airways   

Inactive

2009 - 2012

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

^ Genealogy :  

Mistral   

Unconfirmed

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Mundicanarias   

Not started

(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 :  

NAYSA (Navegacion y Servicios Aéreos Canarios)  updated

Active

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

NAYSA (Navegacion y Servicios Aereos)  updated

Renamed

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

NAYSA Aerotaxi   

Unsure

2001* - 2008*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Nort Jet (Euskal Air)   

Inactive

1989 - 1992

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

^ Genealogy :  

Oasis International Airlines   

Inactive

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

Orbest Orizonia Airlines   

Inactive

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

OrionAir   

Inactive

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 :  

Pan Air (Pan Linease Aereas)   

Renamed

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

Pauknair (Melilla Jet)   

Inactive

1995 - 1998

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

^ Genealogy :  

Plaza Servicios Aéreos   

Unsure

2007 - 2008*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Plus Ultra Líneas Aéreas   

Active

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 :  

Prima Air   

Inactive

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 :  

Privilege Style Airlines   

Active

2007* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Pronair   

Inactive

2007 - 2009

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

^ Genealogy :  

Pullmantur Air (Air Pullmantur)   

Renamed

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

Pyrenair   

Inactive

2007 - 2011

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Quality Lineas Aereas   

Renamed

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

Quantum Air   

Inactive

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

Regional Lineas Aereas   

Renamed

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

Regional Wings   

Inactive

2005 - 2005

^ Comments : Regional Wings ceased operations on 24Dec2005

^ Genealogy :  

Rioja Airlines  updated

Inactive

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 :  

Royal Spain Andalucia Airlines   

Not started

(1989*)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Ryjet (Aerotaxis del Mediterraneo)   

Inactive

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 :  

SAESA (Servicios Aereas Espanoles)   

Unsure

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Saicus Air   

Inactive

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

SATA (Sociedad Anonima de Transportes Aereos)   

Unconfirmed

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Serair   

Active

1983^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Seven Air   

Not started

(2010)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Seven Air   

Inactive

1999 - 2000

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SkyCity   

Not started

(2016)

^ Comments : SkyCity is looking to commence operations in Feb2016

^ Genealogy :  

South Atlantic Airways   

Inactive

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 :  

Spanair   

Inactive

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 :  

Spanjet   

Not started

(2013*)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Spantax (Spanish Air Taxi Líneas Aéreas S.A)  updated

Inactive

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 :  

Stellair   

Inactive

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Swiftair   

Active

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 :  

Tadair   

Inactive

1990* - 2004

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAE (Trabajos Aereos y Enlaces)   

Inactive

1967 - 1981

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAER Andalus   

Renamed

(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

TAG Aviation España  updated

Active

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 :  

TASSA (Trabajeros Aereos del Sahara SA)   

Inactive

1961^ - 1965

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Top Fly (Top-Fly)   

Inactive

1998 - 2009

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

^ Genealogy : Top Fly +>Canaryfly

Trabajos Aereos Espejo   

Not started

(2007)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transaérea Colón   

Renamed

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

Transcargo Airlines   

Unsure

1980* - 1980*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transeuropa (Trans Europa)   

Inactive

1965* - 1982

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transporte Aerea de Mercania   

Unconfirmed

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Travel Service Espana   

Renamed

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

Union Aerea Espanola (UAE)   

Renamed

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

UniversAir   

Renamed

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

Universal Airlines   

Not started

(2008)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Victor Echo   

Unsure

2002* - 2003*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Victoria International Airways   

Not started

(2015)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

VIP Air   

Unconfirmed

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

VISIG Operaciones Aereas   

Renamed

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

Viva Air (Vuelos Internacionales de Vacaciones)   

Inactive

1988 - 1999

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Volar Airlines   

Renamed

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

Volotea Airlines   

Active

2012 - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

Vueling Airlines   

Active

2004 - date

^ Comments : Clickair merged into Vueling Airlines on 09Jul2009

^ Genealogy : Catair >Clickair >>Vueling

Vuelos Mediterraneo (Medit Air)   

Unsure

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Wamos Air   

Active

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

Wernitz Air   

Not started

(2001)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Zorex Air Transport   

Active

1996* - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

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