Volar Airlines

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Volar Airlines
Airbus A320-214, Volar Airlines JP313431.jpg
Volar Airlines Airbus A320-214
IATA ICAO Callsign
-DRS-
Commenced operations24 May 2001
Ceased operations2005 (renamed back to LTE International Airways)
Fleet size6 (at the time of the final rebrand)
Headquarters Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Volar Airlines Boeing 757-200, still wearing the old LTE color scheme Volar Airlines Boeing 757-200 JetPix.jpg
Volar Airlines Boeing 757-200, still wearing the old LTE color scheme

Volar Airlines was an airline based in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. It was a successor organization to LTE International Airways and was rebranded as LTE again in 2005.

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History

[1] In 2005 the airline was renamed back to LTE International Airways. [2] The new LTE ceased operations in 2008.

Fleet

The Volar Airlines fleet consisted of the following aircraft in May 2005:

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References

  1. Flight International 5–11 April 2005
  2. CH Aviation 26 March 2005