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A Spanair Boeing 767 in 1999.

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.


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.


This is a summary of the Spanair fleet:

  • 19x Airbus A320
  • 5x Airbus A321
  • 4x Boeing 717
  • 2x McDonnell Douglas MD-82
  • 5x McDonnell Douglas MD-83
  • 8x McDonnell Douglas MD-87

The entire fleet was sold to different airlines in 2012.

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