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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

Country aircraft registration code = EC

11 Dec 2017

Air Andorra was founded in 2013 and appears to have started operations in Jan2015 [update]

27 Nov 2017

Futura Cargo [added] was renamed to Flyant Cargo and was revived as Saicus Air after it's purchase by New Iberital

13 Nov 2017

Gowair Vacation Airlines commenced operations in Summer 2017 [update]

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

AB Bluestar   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2000 - 2000
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : AB Bluestar >AeBal >Quantum Air
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
AeBal (Aerolineas Baleares)   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2000 - 2008
Airline Code : DF : ABH
Genealogy : AB Bluestar >AeBal >Quantum Air
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
Aerlyper   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

1984 - 1989
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aeromarket >ARM Palfe
Comments : Aeromarket was renamed to ARM Palfe
Aeronova  last update: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1996 - 2016
Airline Code : -- : OVA
Genealogy : Aeronova >Air Europa Express (ii)
Comments : Aeronova was founded in 1996. Valencia based cargo and passenger charter carrier [Palma de Mallorca Son Sant Joan based Air Europa Express began commercial flights on 11Jan2016. At the beginning of 2016, Air Europa bought Aeronova as a low-cost subsidiary, renaming it Air Europa Express (not to be confused with the already dissolved Air Europa Express (1996))]
Aerot'ex   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

1999* - 2001*
Airline Code : -- : OTO
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Andalucia  last update: 2017
Status : Not launched

Dates :

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

Dates :

2001 - 2001*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Andorra  last update: 11Dec2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2015 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Andorra was founded in 2013 and appears to have started operations in Jan2015
Air Asturias   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

2002* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Cargo Spain   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

2003* - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Comet   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007 - 2009
Airline Code : A7 : MPD
Genealogy : Magic Airlines >Air Plus Comet >Air Comet
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
Air Condal   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

2006 - 2009*
Airline Code : -- : EET
Genealogy : Fly LPI >Air Este
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Europa   
Status : Active

Dates :

1986 - date
Airline Code : UX : AEA
Genealogy : Air Espania >Air Europa
Comments : Air Europa was founded on 17Feb1984 as Air España. Launched IT charter services on 21Nov1986 with a flight from London Gatwick to Tenerife
Air Europa Canarias  last update: 04Nov2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Europa Canarias was founded in 1999. Regional airline operating in the Canary Islands. Eventually ceased operating in 2001
Air Europa Express (i)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1997* - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Canarias Regional Air +>Air Europa Express
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
Air Europa Express (ii)  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2016 - date
Airline Code : UX - OVA
Genealogy : Aeronova >Air Europa Express (ii)
Comments : Palma de Mallorca Son Sant Joan based Air Europa Express began commercial flights on 11Jan2016. At the beginning of 2016, Air Europa bought Aeronova as a low-cost subsidiary, renaming it Air Europa Express (not to be confused with the already dissolved Air Europa Express (1996))
Air Horizont   
Status : Active

Dates :

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

Dates :

2004 - 2006
Airline Code : NM : DRD
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Air Med Cargo   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2005* - 2005*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Nostrum (Lineas Aereas de Mediterraneo)   
Status : Active

Dates :

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

Dates :

2005* - 2008
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Plus Comet   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1997 - 2007
Airline Code : A7 : MPD
Genealogy : Magic Airlines >Air Plus Comet >Air Comet
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
Air Plus Ultra   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2012)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Spain   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

1988* - 1991
Airline Code : KG : NCR
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Track  last update: 16Nov2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 1997
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Truck >Air Track
Comments : Air Track was formed as AIR TRUCK in 1986 and started air charter services the following year. Ceased operations in 1997
Air Truck  last update: 16Nov2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1986* - 1996
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Truck >Air Track
Comments : [Air Track was formed as AIR TRUCK in 1986 and started air charter services the following year. Ceased operations in 1997]
AirClass Airways  last update: 2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006 - 2008
Airline Code : -- : VSG
Genealogy : Travel Service Espana >VISIG Operaciones Aereas >AirClass Airways
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
Aireste   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
AirLada (Lineas Aereas de Andalucia SL)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2008* - 2009*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
AirMel Líneas Aéreas   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2011*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
AirSur   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

2001* - date
Airline Code : -- : ALR
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
AlbaExel   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2004)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
AlbaStar   
Status : Active

Dates :

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

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Andalsuair (Andalucian International Airways)  last update: 11Dec2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1987 - 1988
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Andalsuair >Oasis International Airlines
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 on 11Dec1996]
Andalus Air Lines   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1989*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Andalus Lineas Aéreas  last update: 2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

2002* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
ASL Airlines Spain   
Status : Active

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aviaco (Aviacion y Commercio SA)  last update: 14Dec2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1948* - 1999
Airline Code : AO : ---
Genealogy : Aviaco (Aviacion y Commercio SA) >>Iberia
Comments : Aviaco (Aviacion y Commercio SA) was formed on 18Feb1948 to operate all-cargo services. Absorbed into IBERIA in 1999 [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]
Avinsa (Aviacion Insular SA)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

1997* - 1997*
Airline Code : -- : AZT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Babcock MCS España  added: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2016 - date
Airline Code : -- : INR
Genealogy : INAER >Babcock MCS España
Comments : INAER was an aviation emergency and aircraft maintenance provider based out of Alicante (ALC). Had Heli Sureste (1996-) & TAS (Transportes Aéreos del Sur) merge in. INAER changed its name to Babcock Mission Critical Services (MCS) Spain
Baleair   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2009)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Balear Cargo Express   
Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Barair   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

1996 - 1998
Airline Code : TY : BCM
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Binter Canarias  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1989 - date
Airline Code : NT : IBB
Genealogy : Nil tree
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.
Binter Mediterraneo   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

2002* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Blue Jet   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2014)
Airline Code : -- : BLJ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Boreal Aviacion   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : BRV
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Bravo Airlines  last update: 2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

1939* - 1940
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : CAETA (Cia. Anonima Espanola de Transporte Aereo) >>Iberia
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]
Caital   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Calima Aviación   
Status : Active

Dates :

2009 - date
Airline Code : XG : CMV
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Canaria Aeronautica   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

(2005)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Canarias Jet   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2009)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Canarias Regional Air   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996* - 1999
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
CanaryFly  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2008 - date
Airline Code : PM : CNF
Genealogy : Canaria Aeronautica >Canary Fly
Comments : CanaryFly was founded as Canaria Aeronautica (Operated scheduled and charter passenger flights from the Canary Islands to west African destinations,including Agadir, Laayoune, Nouadhibou, Nouakchott and Villa Cineros / Founded as Canaria Aeronautica. Launched services in 2008, operating cargo and air ambulance services between the Canaries and west Africa)
Cargandal   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1980s)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
CargoExpress (Serair)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2005* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : SEV
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Cargosur   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

(2011)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Catair   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

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

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Centennial Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

1921* - 1928
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Transaérea Colón + Iberia + CETA + UAE =>CLASSA >LAPE >Iberia
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]
Chartair Express   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2003* - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Charter Canarias Airways   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2010)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
CHIASA (Compania Hispano Irlandesa de Aviacion)   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

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

Dates :

1929 - 1932
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Transaérea Colón + Iberia + CETA + UAE =>CLASSA >LAPE >Iberia
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]
Clickair   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

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

Dates :

(2016)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Compania Canaria de Transporte Aereo   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

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

Dates :

2002* - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Compania de Aviacion Regional del Mediterraneo   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

1958* - 1960*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Cosmo Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2012 - 2012
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
CTA (Canafrica Transportes Aereos)   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

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

Dates :

1998 - 2007
Airline Code : -- : RGN
Genealogy : Regional Lineas Aereas >Cygnus Air >Gestair Cargo >Cygnus Air
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
Cygnus Air (ii)   
Status : Active

Dates :

2013 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Regional Lineas Aereas >Cygnus Air >Gestair Cargo >Cygnus Air
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
Doradair   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2012)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Drenair   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

(2005)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Euravia  last update: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1991* - 1992
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : UniversAir + Euravia + LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias) =>Meridiana (Spain)
Comments : Euravia ceased operations on 16Oct1992 to form Meridiana with UniversAir & LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias) [[MERIDIANA FLY was formed in 1990 as a subsiduary of ALISARDA, which was formed by the Aga Khan as an air charter and air taxi operator. UNIVERSAIR, EURAVIA and LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias) merged in the same year. Renamed to MERIDIANA in 1991. In early 2010 MERIDIANA merged with EUROFLY and the name changed]]
Euro Continental Air   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Euro First Air (Canarias Cargo)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000 - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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.
EuroCanarias   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Europair   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
European Air Cargo   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

2013 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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.
Extremadura Despega   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2012)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Firstport International   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2003* - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Five Airways  added: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2011* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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)
FlightLine   
Status : Active

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

2004* - 2006
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Fly LPI >Air Este
Comments : No further information at this time
FlyAnt Cargo  last update: 27Nov2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2006 - 2008
Airline Code : -- : FYA
Genealogy : Futura Cargo >Flyant Cargo +>Saicus Air
Comments : [Flyant Cargo was renamed from Futura Cargo. The airline was wholly owned by Futura International Airways. It started operations on 04Jul2006 & ceased on 14Dec2008 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 (International and domestic cargo charter carrier)]
FlySur   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2008 - 2008
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : TAER Andulus >FlySur
Comments : flySur was created in 2007 as TAER Andalus. Renamed prior to start-up & started operations on 04Sep2008. Ceased operations on 20Oct2008
Futura Cargo  added: 27Nov2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2005* - 2006
Airline Code : -- : FYA
Genealogy : Futura Cargo >Flyant Cargo +>Saicus Air
Comments : [Flyant Cargo was renamed from Futura Cargo. The airline was wholly owned by Futura International Airways. It started operations on 04Jul2006 & ceased on 14Dec2008 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 (International and domestic cargo charter carrier)]
Futura International Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990 - 2008
Airline Code : FH : FUA
Genealogy : CHIASA (Compania Hispano Irlandesa de Aviacion) >Futura International Airways
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
Gadair European Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

2007 - date
Airline Code : -- : ADI
Genealogy : Audeli Air >Gestair Airlines
Comments : No further information at this time
Gestair Cargo   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2007 - 2013
Airline Code : -- : RGN
Genealogy : Regional Lineas Aereas >Cygnus Air >Gestair Cargo >Cygnus Air
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
Gestair Executive Jet   
Status : Active

Dates :

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

Dates :

2003* - 2004
Airline Code : -- : GEV
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Gestion Aerea Ejecutiva   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
GIRjet   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

2011 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : GoodFly made its inaugural flight from Burgos Airport to Menorca's Airport on 15Jul2011
Gowair Vacation Airlines  added: 2017 + last update: 13Nov2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2017 - date
Airline Code : -- : GWR
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Gowair Vacation Airlines is a planned passenger charter carrier out of Madrid Adolfo Suárez Barajas. It is the airline arm of the Gowaii Vacation Holding, one of the largest tour operators in Spain. Commenced operations in Summer 2017
Heli Sureste  added: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1996* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : HSE
Genealogy : Heli Sureste >>INAER >Babcock MCS España
Comments : Heli Sureste was based out of Alicante (ALC) [INAER was an aviation emergency and aircraft maintenance provider based out of Alicante (ALC). Had Heli Sureste (1996-) & TAS (Transportes Aéreos del Sur) merge in. INAER changed its name to Babcock Mission Critical Services (MCS) Spain]
Helicópteros del Sureste (Helisureste)   
Status : Active

Dates :

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

Dates :

2011 - 2014
Airline Code : H9 : HTH
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Hélity Copter Airlines  added: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

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

Dates :

2012 - 2012
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Hispania Lineas Aereas  last update: 2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1983 - 1989
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Holiday charter airline that ceased operating in 1989. Caravelle operator
Hola Airlines  last update: 2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2010
Airline Code : H5 : HOA
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
IAT Truck   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995* - 1996
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Iberia   
Status : Active

Dates :

1946* - date
Airline Code : IB : IBE
Genealogy : Transaérea Colón + Iberia + CETA + UAE =>CLASSA >LAPE >Iberia
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
Iberia Cargo   
Status : Active

Dates :

2003* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Iberia Express  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Airline Code : I2 : IBS
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Iberia, Compañía Aérea de Transportes   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1927 - 1928
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Transaérea Colón + Iberia + CETA + UAE =>CLASSA >LAPE >Iberia
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]
Iberline Express   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Ibertrans   
Status : Active

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

(2003)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
IMD Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2012
Airline Code : -- : IMD
Genealogy : Aerofan Lineas Aereas >IMD Airways
Comments : IMD Airways was originally established as Aerofan Lineas Aereas by the flying school of the same name. Operations ceased on 01Jul2012
INAER  added: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1991 - 2016
Airline Code : UV : INR
Genealogy : INAER >Babcock MCS España
Comments : INAER was an aviation emergency and aircraft maintenance provider based out of Alicante (ALC). Had Heli Sureste (1996-) & TAS (Transportes Aéreos del Sur) merge in. INAER changed its name to Babcock Mission Critical Services (MCS) Spain
Inter Global de Aviación   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

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

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Interaerea (Intermediacion Aerea)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2005* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Intermed (Intermediacion Aerea)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

(2014)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Islas Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Kriber Airlines  last update: 2017
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2014)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Kriber Airlines was a Spanish start-up formed in 2013 planning to operate from a hub from Spain’s abandoned Ciudad Real Airport
LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias) (i)  last update: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1985 - 1990
Airline Code : L9 : LCN
Genealogy : UniversAir + Euravia + LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias) =>Meridiana (Spain)
Comments : Lineas Aereas Canarias was a small airline founded in 1985 with headquarters in Las Palmas by the Armas and Martinón families. LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias) ceased operations in 1990 to form Meridiana with Euravia & UniversAir
LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias) (ii)   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1995*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
LAG (Lineas Aereas Guipuzcoanas)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

2003 - 2008
Airline Code : N7 : LGA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : LagunAir was founded on 29Sep2003. Started operations on 29Sep2003 & ceased on 09Oct2008 (Leon based regional scheduled carrier)
Lanzarote Aerocargo   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
LAPE (Lineas Aereas Postales Espanolas)   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1931 - 1946*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Transaérea Colón + Iberia + CETA + UAE =>CLASSA >LAPE >Iberia
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]
Layônair  last update: 2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2011 - 2017*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
León Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2015 - 2015
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : León Airlines started flights on 01Apr2015 but ceased after only 8 weeks
Level  added: 2017 + last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2017 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Lineas Aereas Navarras   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

1987 - 2003
Airline Code : XO : LTE
Genealogy : LTE International Airways >Volar Airlines >LTE Volar Airlines >LTE International Airways
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
LTE International Airways (ii)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005 - 2008
Airline Code : XO : LTE
Genealogy : LTE International Airways >Volar Airlines >LTE Volar Airlines >LTE International Airways
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
LTE Volar Airlines   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2005 - 2005
Airline Code : XO : LTE
Genealogy : LTE International Airways >Volar Airlines >LTE Volar Airlines >LTE International Airways
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
Magic Airlines   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1996* - 1997
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Magic Airlines >Air Plus Comet >Air Comet
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
Mediterranea   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2005)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Melilla Airlines   
Status : Active

Dates :

2013 - date
Airline Code : LY : LLY
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Menorca Air   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2014)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Meridian Express   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2010 - 2012*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Meridiana  last update: 15Dec2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990 - 1992
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : UniversAir + Euravia + LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias) =>Meridiana (Spain)
Comments : UniversAir was formed in 1986 & ceased on 16Oct1992 to form Meridiana in Dec1990 with Euravia & LAC (Lineas Aereas Canarias) (1985-1991)
Meridiana Air  last update: 2017
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

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

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Mint Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Mundicanarias   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2014)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
NAYSA (Navegacion y Servicios Aéreos Canarios)  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1973 - date
Airline Code : ZN : NAY
Genealogy : NAYSA (Navegacion y Servicios Aereos) >NAYSA
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
NAYSA (Navegacion y Servicios Aereos)  last update: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1969 - 1973
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : NAYSA (Navegacion y Servicios Aereos) >NAYSA
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]
NAYSA Aerotaxi   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2001* - 2008*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Nort Jet (Euskal Air)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989 - 1992
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Nort Jet was founded in Feb1989 by mostly Basque entrepreneurs. Ceased operations on 14Apr1992 due to financial reasons
Oasis International Airlines  last update: 11Dec2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988 - 1996
Airline Code : QB : AAN
Genealogy : Andalsuair >Oasis International Airlines
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 on 11Dec1996
Orbest Orizonia Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

2006 - 2012*
Airline Code : -- : ORI
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Pan Air (Pan Linease Aereas)   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

2007 - 2008*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Plus Ultra Líneas Aéreas   
Status : Active

Dates :

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

Dates :

1995* - 1996*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Privilege Style Airlines   
Status : Active

Dates :

2007* - date
Airline Code : -- : PVG
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Pronair   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

2003 - 2014
Airline Code : EB : PLM
Genealogy : Pullmantur Air >Wamos Air
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
Pyrenair   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007 - 2011
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Quality Lineas Aereas  last update: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

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

Dates :

2009 - 2010
Airline Code : QO : QTM
Genealogy : AB Bluestar >AeBal >Quantum Air
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
Regional Lineas Aereas   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1994* - 1998
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Regional Lineas Aereas >Cygnus Air >Gestair Cargo >Cygnus Air
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
Regional Wings   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005 - 2005
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Regional Wings ceased operations on 24Dec2005
Rioja Airlines  last update: 2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007 - 2007
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Royal Spain Andalucia Airlines   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

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

Dates :

1999 - 2012
Airline Code : W2 : RYJ
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
SAESA (Servicios Aereas Espanoles)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Saicus Air  last update: 27Nov2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2010
Airline Code : -- : FYA
Genealogy : Futura Cargo >Flyant Cargo +>Saicus Air
Comments : Flyant Cargo was renamed from Futura Cargo. The airline was wholly owned by Futura International Airways. It started operations on 04Jul2006 & ceased on 14Dec2008 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 (International and domestic cargo charter carrier)
SATA (Sociedad Anonima de Transportes Aereos)   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Serair   
Status : Active

Dates :

1983^ - date
Airline Code : -- : SEV
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Seven Air (i)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

(2010)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
SkyCity   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2016)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : SkyCity is looking to commence operations in Feb2016
South Atlantic Airways  last update: 30Nov2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001 - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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 (Operated holiday flights between UK and Greece. It switched to the Canary Islands where it is based but suspended services in late 2001)
Spanair   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988 - 2012
Airline Code : JK : JKK
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Spanjet   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2013*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Spantax (Spanish Air Taxi Líneas Aéreas S.A)  last update: 2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1959 - 1988
Airline Code : BX : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Stellair   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : LCT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Swiftair   
Status : Active

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

(2008)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : TAER Andulus >FlySur
Comments : flySur was created in 2007 as TAER Andalus. Renamed prior to start-up & started operations on 04Sep2008 ceased operations on 20Oct2008
TAG Aviation España  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2015* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
TAS (Transportes Aéreos del Sur)  added: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2008* - 2016*
Airline Code : -- : HSS
Genealogy : TAS (Transportes Aéreos del Sur) >>INAER >Babcock MCS España
Comments : TAS (Transportes Aéreos del Sur was based out of Seville San Pablo (SVQ) [INAER was an aviation emergency and aircraft maintenance provider based out of Alicante (ALC). Had Heli Sureste (1996-) & TAS (Transportes Aéreos del Sur) merge in. INAER changed its name to Babcock Mission Critical Services (MCS) Spain]
TASSA (Trabajeros Aereos del Sahara SA)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1961^ - 1965
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Thomas Cook Airlines Balearics  added: 2017
Status : Planned

Dates :

2018 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Thomas Cook Airlines Balearics has been founded by Thomas Cook Group Airlines out of Palma Son Sant Joan (PMI)
Top Fly (Top-Fly)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

(2007)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Transaérea Colón   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1927* - 1928
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Transaérea Colón + Iberia + CETA + UAE =>CLASSA >LAPE >Iberia
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]
Transcargo Airlines   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1980* - 1980*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Transeuropa (Trans Europa)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Travel Service Espana   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2003 - 2005
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Travel Service Espana >VISIG Operaciones Aereas >AirClass Airways
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
Union Aerea Espanola (UAE)   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1925* - 1929
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Transaérea Colón + Iberia + CETA + UAE =>CLASSA >LAPE >Iberia
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]
UniversAir   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

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

Dates :

(2008)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Victor Echo   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2002* - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Victoria International Airways   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2015)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
VIP Air   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
VISIG Operaciones Aereas   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2005 - 2006
Airline Code : -- : VSG
Genealogy : Travel Service Espana >VISIG Operaciones Aereas >AirClass Airways
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
Viva Air (Vuelos Internacionales de Vacaciones)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

2003 - 2005
Airline Code : XO : LTE
Genealogy : LTE International Airways >Volar Airlines >LTE Volar Airlines >LTE International Airways
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
Volotea Airlines   
Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Airline Code : -- : VOE
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Volotea Airlines was established by former Vueling co-founders Carlos Munoz and Lazaro Roz & commenced operations on 05Apr2012
Vueling Airlines  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

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

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : VMM
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Wamos Air   
Status : Active

Dates :

2014 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Pullmantur Air >Wamos Air
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
Wernitz Air   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2001)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Zorex Air Transport   
Status : Active

Dates :

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