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East Germany is the common name of a former republic of central Europe, bordered on the north by the Baltic Sea, on the east by Poland, on the south by the Czech Republic, and on the south and west by the former West Germany. East Germany had an area of 108,178 sq km (41,768 sq mi). It was established officially as the German Democratic Republic (GDR; German Deutsche Demokratische Republik) on October 7, 1949, as one of two successor states-West Germany (officially the Federal Republic of Germany, or the FRG) being the other-to the nation of Germany after its defeat in World War II (1939-1945). East Germany ceased to exist when it reunified with West Germany on October 3, 1990.

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Agrarflug   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1960* - 1990*
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Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Deutsche Lufthansa  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1955 - 1963
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Deutsche Lufthansa >Interflug
Comments : [INTERFLUG was renamed from DEUTSCHE LUFTHANSA (First flight was on 16Sep1955 & scheduled services began on 04Feb1956. Absorbed OLAG after the German annexation of Austria (1939). Ceased operations following German reunification on 03Oct1990 . It had met opposition from West Germany, with a court case in Bern awarding the Lufthansa trademark to the West German company. It was announced on 07Feb1991 that Interflug with its then 2,900 employees and 20 aircraft would be liquidated. International and regional passenger and cargo airline]

East German Airline   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

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Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Interflug  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1963 - 1990
Airline Code : IF : IFL
Genealogy : Deutsche Lufthansa >Interflug
Comments : INTERFLUG was renamed from DEUTSCHE LUFTHANSA (First flight was on 16Sep1955 & scheduled services began on 04Feb1956. Absorbed OLAG after the German annexation of Austria (1939). Ceased operations following German reunification on 03Oct1990 . It had met opposition from West Germany, with a court case in Bern awarding the Lufthansa trademark to the West German company. It was announced on 07Feb1991 that Interflug with its then 2,900 employees and 20 aircraft would be liquidated. International and regional passenger and cargo airline
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