Aerocondor

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For the Peruvian airline, see Aero Condor. For the Defunct Colombian airline, see AeroCóndor.
Aerocondor
Aerocondor logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
2B ARD AEROCONDOR
Founded 1975
Ceased operations 2008
Hubs Cascais Aerodrome
Destinations 7
Headquarters Cascais, Portugal
Website http://www.GAirG.com

Aerocondor (ATA Aerocondor Transportes Aéreos Lda) was an airline and flight school based in Cascais, Portugal. It was a regional airline operating scheduled services in mainland Portugal and to Madeira, as well as scheduled passenger services in France and charter services to the United Kingdom and Spain. Its main bases were Portela Airport, Lisbon and Madeira Airport with its own flight school in Cascais Aerodrome.

History[edit]

The airline started operations in 1975 and was part of the Aerocondor Group. It was owned by Aerocondor SGPS (85.15%) and Gestair Group (14.85%) and had 90 employees, with headquarters at Cascais Aerodrome. In May 2008, the airline has suspended scheduled domestic operations in Portugal and just continued its flight school.

Flight School[edit]

While the airline had suspended their domestic operations, they created more flight school bases in Bergamo(Italy) and Madrid(Spain). In 2013 Aerocondor became a part of G Air Group in which the flight school continued as G Air Training Centre. They created a new base North East of their Headquarters in Cascais, Ponte de Sor. After one year the school changed their headquarters from their base in Cascais to Ponte de Sor.

Destinations[edit]

Aerocondor operated services to the following scheduled domestic destinations:

as well as international seasonal services to/from Agen and Bragança plus some charter fights between Madeira and Porto Santo island.

Fleet[edit]

Aerocondor ATR 42

Since June 2008, Aerocondor is not in possession of any aircraft any more due to financial problems. Initial plans were to purchase or lease Boeing 757 or 767 aircraft in order to expand, but instead bankruptcy was declared.

Formerly operated aircraft include:

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