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Lesotho, formerly known as Basutoland is a country in southern Africa, bordered on all sides by South Africa. Lesotho is one of only two nations in the world to be completely encircled by a single country (the other is San Marino). The country gained it's independence in 1966. The kingdom of Lesotho is mainly mountainous and has a total area of 30,355 sq km (11,720 sq mi). The capital and largest city is Maseru.

AirlineOperating DatesIATA : ICAOTreeStatusComments

 Air Lesotho

1985 - 1999 Air LesothoInactiveclosed down on 6 February 1999

 Antonair International

1996* - 2001-- : ANP Inactive 


1961* - 1969 >Lesotho AirwaysRenamed 

 Highland Air

1983^ - 1984*  Status? 

 Lesotho Airways

1967* - 1970 Lesotho AirwaysInactive 

 Lesotho Airways

1970^ - 1985QL : LAI>Air LesothoRenamed 

 Maluti Airservices

1954 - 1955  Inactive 

 MGC Airlines (Matekane Air)

2012 - date  Active 

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