Lte International Airways S.A.
(Lte Volar Airlines) was a charter airline
based in Palma de Mallorca
. It operated passenger charter services throughout Europe
. Its main base was Son Sant Joan Airport
, Palma de Mallorca with hubs at Reina Sofía Airport
, Gran Canaria International Airport
, Lanzarote Airport
, Fuerteventura Airport
and Barcelona International Airport
The airline was established on 29 April 1987, the founding shareholders being Spanish businessmen and the privately owned airline LTU
. It started operations on 1 November 1987.
From 1993 until May 2001, LTU was the sole owner having bought out the other original shareholders. On 24 May 2001, LTU sold the airline to a group of Spanish and Italian businessmen, including the Volare Group. As a result LTE was rebranded Volar Airlines
In 2005 the airline was renamed back to LTE International Airways.
From July 2008, Lte operated flights between Norwich
(UK) and Barcelona
and Palma de Mallorca
, and from Winter 08/09 it hoped to fly from Norwich to Tenerife
, Las Palmas
On 16 October 2008, Lte abruptly announced that it was suspending all flights -both regular and charter- due to the financial situation of the company, which made it difficult to meet the next few days'... Read More