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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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AirlineOperating DatesStatusCommentsGenealogy

 Air Lesotho

1985 - 1999Inactive

Air Lesotho closed down on 06Feb1999

Lesotho Airways >Air Lesotho

 Antonair International

1996* - 2001Inactive




1961* - 1969Renamed

Basutair was taken over by Lesotho Airways in Dec1969

Basutair >>Lesotho Airways

 Highland Air

1983* - 1984*Status?

Highland Air was formed in 1983


 Lesotho Airways

1967* - 1970Inactive


Lesotho Airways

 Lesotho Airways

1979 - 1985Renamed

Lesotho Airways was founded in 1979

Lesotho Airways >Air Lesotho

 Maluti Airservices

1954 - 1955Inactive




2015 >Planned



 MGC Airlines (Matekane Air)

2012 - dateActive

MGC Airlines was founded in 2012

MGC Airlines >MalutiSky