A tribute to Spanair, in pictures...

I travel often through Spanish airports, where Spanair aircraft were a common sight. They came in different sizes and colours, the result of a convulse corporate history. Spanair, we will miss you! 

Here is my photo-tribute:

 The old livery, here a Spanair Airbus at Madrid-Barajas

The old livery, here a Spanair Airbus at Madrid-Barajas

 And the new livery...this one spotted at BCN

And the new livery...this one spotted at BCN

  Spanair was a proud Star Alliance partner

 Spanair was a proud Star Alliance partner

 A Boeing 717, we'll see some more of these in the European skies soon!

A Boeing 717, we'll see some more of these in the European skies soon!

 Spanair was positioning itself as "the Barcelona airline": here a map of its network in a commercial advert

Spanair was positioning itself as "the Barcelona airline": here a map of its network in a commercial advert

 A Spanair MD-83 with the city of Barcelona in the background

A Spanair MD-83 with the city of Barcelona in the background

 Spanair EC-GVO taxiing at BCN

Spanair EC-GVO taxiing at BCN

 Spanair's fleet was initially made of MD-83s, some of these have remained with the carrier until the end

Spanair's fleet was initially made of MD-83s, some of these have remained with the carrier until the end

 Spanair's old and new liveries side by side at BCN

Spanair's old and new liveries side by side at BCN

 Despite management efforts, the outlook had always been really foggy for Spanair...

Despite management efforts, the outlook had always been really foggy for Spanair...