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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

 

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June 9, 2015

MalutiSky: is be the new name for MGC Airlines after rebranding update

Airline

Operating DatesStatus

Air Lesotho

1985 - 1999Inactive

^ Comments : Lesotho Airways was founded in 1979 & was renamed to Air Lesotho in 1985 which then closed down on 06Feb1999

^ Genealogy : Lesotho Airways >Air Lesotho

Antonair International

1996* - 2001Inactive

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Basutair

1961* - 1969Renamed

^ Comments : Basutair was taken over by Lesotho Airways in Dec1969

^ Genealogy : Basutair >>Lesotho Airways

Highland Air

1983* - 1984*Status?

^ Comments : Highland Air was formed in 1983

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Lesotho Airways

1967* - 1970Inactive

^ Comments : Basutair was taken over by Lesotho Airways in Dec1969

^ Genealogy : Basutair >>Lesotho Airways

Lesotho Airways

1979 - 1985Renamed

^ Comments : Lesotho Airways was founded in 1979 & was renamed to Air Lesotho in 1985 which then closed down on 06Feb1999

^ Genealogy : Lesotho Airways >Air Lesotho

Maluti Airservices

1954 - 1955Inactive

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Maluti Sky

2015 - dateActive

^ Comments : MGC Airlines was founded in 2012 & rebranded as Maluti Sky. Started charter operations in Jun2015 & scheduled passenger operations on 29Mar2016

^ Genealogy : MGC Airlines >Maluti Sky

MGC Airlines (Matekane Air)

2012 - 2015Renamed

^ Comments : MGC Airlines was founded in 2012 & operations started on 30Jun2012. Rebranded as Maluti Sky

^ Genealogy : MGC Airlines >Maluti Sky