|Focus cities||Alicante, Sevilla and Málaga|
Rioja Airlines was a Spanish charter airline based in La Rioja region.
Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a country mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe. 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 and Melilla 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.
La Rioja is an autonomous community and a province in Spain, located in the north of the Iberian Peninsula. Its capital is Logroño. Other cities and towns in the province include Calahorra, Arnedo, Alfaro, Haro, Santo Domingo de la Calzada, and Nájera. It has an estimated population of 315,675 inhabitants, making it the least populated region of Spain.
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.
Recajo is a village within Agoncillo municipality in La Rioja province in northern Spain. It is located south of a bend on the Ebro River, about 4 km to the west of Agoncillo.
Alicante, or Alacant, both the Spanish and Valencian being official names, is a city and port in Spain on the Costa Blanca, the capital of the province of Alicante and of the comarca of Alacantí, in the south of the Valencian Community. It is also a historic Mediterranean port. The population of the city of Alicante proper was 330,525, estimated as of 2016, ranking as the second-largest Valencian city. Including nearby municipalities, the Alicante conurbation had 452,462 residents. The population of the metropolitan area was 757,085 as of 2014 estimates, ranking as the eighth-largest metropolitan area of Spain.
Málaga is a municipality, capital of the Province of Málaga, in the Autonomous Community of Andalusia, Spain. With a population of 569,130 in 2015, it is the second-most populous city of Andalusia and the sixth-largest in Spain. The southernmost large city in Europe, it lies on the Costa del Sol of the Mediterranean, about 100 kilometres east of the Strait of Gibraltar and about 130 km (80.78 mi) north of Africa.
Its maiden flight was on 24 June 2007 with a flight to Sevilla, but the airline soon ran into financial difficulties and ceased operations only three months later on 9 September 2007.Creditors filed lawsuits against the airline even after it ceased operating.
Futura International Airways was an airline with its head office in the Zona Facturación on the property of Palma de Mallorca Airport in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. It operated scheduled services and charter flights for tour operators and other airlines, in Europe, as well as wet lease and ad hoc charters. Its main base was Palma de Mallorca Airport. After failing to re-finance itself the company ceased trading on the 8 September 2008, leaving many passengers stranded in and around Spain.
LagunAir Líneas Aéreas, usually referred to simply as LagunAir, was an airline based in León, Spain. It operated scheduled domestic passenger services to 19 destinations on the Spanish mainland, and to Menorca, Majorca, and Ibiza. Its main base was León Airport and it maintained focus city operations at Valladolid Airport and Salamanca Airport, connecting the Castile and León regions with major Spanish destinations.
Fly Me Europe AB, operating as FlyMe, was a low-cost airline based in Gothenburg, Sweden. It operated flights from Gothenburg, Stockholm and Malmö to destinations within Europe. Its main hub was Göteborg Landvetter Airport, with hubs at Malmö Airport and Stockholm-Arlanda Airport. Beginning in April 2006, it widened its destination network and started daily services to European destinations. Majority owner of the business was English Billionaire John Robert Porter and his Norwegian business partner Christen Ager-Hanssen. They also had a majority interest in another airline Global Supply Systems a British all cargo carrier. FlyMe acquired in late 2006 a 25% stake in Global Supply Systems holding company Riverdon ltd with the aim to create a low cost long haul product.
Quantum Air was an airline based in Madrid, Spain. It operated domestic scheduled services within Spain, as well as charter and ACMI operations all over Europe. Its fleet was originally wet-leased to Spanair for use on domestic and international routes, but since 14 September 2008, they operated on their own.
Málaga Airport, officially Málaga–Costa del Sol Airport since June 2011, is the fourth busiest airport in Spain after Madrid–Barajas, Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca. It is an important airport for Spanish tourism as it is the main international airport serving the Costa del Sol. It is 8 km (5.0 mi) southwest of Málaga and 5 km (3.1 mi) north of Torremolinos. The airport has flight connections to over 60 countries worldwide, and over 14.4 million passengers passed through it in 2015. In 2017, 18.6 million passengers passed through Malaga Airport.
Wayraperú is an airline based at Jorge Chávez International Airport in Lima, Perú, that operated between March and November 2006, then again since May 2018. In January 2018 the carrier announced the intention to recommence services.
Logroño–Agoncillo Airport is the airport serving Logroño in the autonomous community of La Rioja, Spain.
Ion 'Jon' Erice Domínguez is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Vancouver Whitecaps FC in MLS as a midfielder.
Pyrenair was a Spanish charter airline based in Huesca, Aragon.
FlySur was an airline based in Córdoba, Spain. Unable to overcome its financial difficulties the company ceased operations shortly after having begun.
Boliviana de Aviación, often referred to as simply BoA, is the flag carrier airline of Bolivia and is wholly owned by the country's government. It was established in October 2007 and began operations in March 2009. The airline is headquartered in Cochabamba with its main hub at Jorge Wilstermann International Airport and focus cities at El Alto International Airport and Viru Viru International Airport. Most international flights, however, including long-haul services to Madrid and Miami operate out of Viru Viru in Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Boliviana de Aviación currently flies to 13 destinations in 5 countries and is the largest airline in Bolivia in terms of fleet size and passengers carried.
Jesús Unanua Becerril is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper.
Iberia Express is a Spanish 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, providing feeder flights onto Iberia's long-haul network.
Línea Aérea EcoJet S.A., stylized as ecojet, is a Bolivian domestic airline headquartered on the grounds of Jorge Wilstermann International Airport in the city of Cochabamba. It started scheduled passenger operations on November 24, 2013, with two 93-seat Avro RJ85 aircraft. The airline links its home city of Cochabamba, strategically located in the center of the country, with 9 major domestic destinations, reaching all the main centers of population. Along with Amaszonas, ecojet is a private airline that competes with state-owned airline Boliviana de Aviación in the Bolivian domestic market.
Air Spain was a Spanish charter airline that operated from 1965 to 1975. Its main base was Son Sant Joan Airport, in Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands.
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.
Ryjet, also known as RYJET - Aerotaxis del Mediterraneo, was a small Spanish airline based in Málaga. Despite the name of the airline its fleet included no jets, only turboprop aircraft.
Compañía de Líneas Aéreas Subvencionadas, meaning 'Subsidized Airlines Company', mostly known as CLASSA, was a Spanish airline based in Madrid, Spain.