Nort Jet Boeing 737-4Y0
|Operating bases||Palma de Mallorca Airport|
|Parent company||Euskal Air S.A|
|Headquarters||Palma de Mallorca Airport|
Nort Jet was a Spanish charter airline owned by Euskal Air S.A., a company from the Basque region. The airline had an association with the French airline Air Charter International.
Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a country mostly located in Europe. Its continental European territory is situated on the Iberian Peninsula. Its territory also includes two archipelagoes: the Canary Islands off the coast of Africa, and the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea. The African enclaves of Ceuta, Melilla, and Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera make Spain the only European country to have a physical border with an African country (Morocco). Several small islands in the Alboran Sea are also part of Spanish territory. The country's mainland is bordered to the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea except for a small land boundary with Gibraltar; to the north and northeast by France, Andorra, and the Bay of Biscay; and to the west and northwest by Portugal and the Atlantic Ocean.
The Basque Country, officially the Basque Autonomous Community is an autonomous community in northern Spain. It includes the Basque provinces of Álava, Biscay, and Gipuzkoa.
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Nort Jet was founded in February 1989 by mostly Basque entrepreneurs, including Bilbao Bizkaia Kutxa, Caja Vital and Caja Guipúzcoa, three banks of the region. Since Nort Jet had been projected as a Basque airline originally Vitoria Airport had been intended as its headquarters. However, Euskal Air company had to face too many legal difficulties to set up an airport in the Basque Country as a base for its airline. Therefore, operations began with Palma de Mallorca Airport as a base, a location which also would become its only headquarters.
Bilbao Bizkaia Kutxa (BBK) is a Spanish savings bank based in the province of Biscay in the Basque Country, Spain. Its full name is Bilbao Bizkaia Kutxa, Aurrezki Kutxa eta Bahitetxea. It was formed in 1990 when the Caja de Ahorros Municipal de Bilbao and the Bizkaiko Aurrezki Kutxa-Caja de Ahorros Vizcaína were merged. The company headquarters are in Bilbao. On 1 January 2012 it merged with other Basque financial entities, Kutxa and Caja Vital Kutxa, to form Kutxabank.
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Nort Jet began with flights between Vitoria, Valladolid, Sevilla and Málaga with the aim to find a place in the regular flight market.Owing to lack of assistance from the Basque Government and lack of expected returns, the airline ceased operations on 14 April 1992.
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