Spanair

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Spanair was an airline based in Catalonia which is in Spain. It's main base of operations or hub is at Barcelona Airport but it also flew many flights from Madrid Airport and Palma de Mallorca Airport. The airline was a member of the major airline alliance Star Alliance. Spanair stopped its flight operations the 27th of January, 2012, when its closure was announced.[1]

Spanair
Spanair Logo 2.jpg
IATA ICAO Callsign
JK JKK SPANAIR
FoundedDecember 1986; 35 years ago (1986-12)
Commenced operationsMarch 1988; 34 years ago (1988-03)
Ceased operations27 January 2012; 10 years ago (2012-01-27)
HubsBarcelona
Focus cities
Frequent-flyer programSpanair Star[2]
AllianceStar Alliance (2003–2012)
Fleet size29
Destinations40
Parent companyConsortium of Investors (led by Consorci de Turisme de Barcelona and Catalana d'Iniciatives) (80.1%)
iberiojet (19.9%)
HeadquartersL'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
Key peopleMike Szücs, CEO[3]
Websitespanair.com
A Spanair Boeing 767 in 1999.

Destinations[change | change source]

Spanair flew mainly to destinations in Europe with only a very limited number of flights to the north of Africa. They also had charter flights for holiday companies.

Fleet[change | change source]

This is a summary of the Spanair fleet:

The entire fleet was sold to different airlines in 2012.

References[change | change source]

  1. Drum, Bruce (2012-01-27). "Spanair to shut down tonight after Qatar Airways declines to invest". World Airline News. Retrieved 2022-04-28.
  2. "spanair.com". www.spanair.com. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  3. "spanair.com". www.spanair.com. Retrieved 13 November 2017.