Category Archives: Cygnus Air

Gestair Cargo rebrands back to Cygnus Air

Gestair Cargo (Madrid) has rebranded back to its original name of Cygnus Air Corporacion.

Gestair Cargo logo

The airline is currently owned by the Macholfam International (Grupo Gestair) (60%) and IMES (Grupo ACS) (40%) according to Wikipedia.

Top Copyright Photo: Ole Simon/AirlinersGallery.com. This Gestair Cargo color scheme  and name was introduced in 2008.

Bottom Copyright Photo: Gunter Mayer. Now ex-Iberia Boeing 757-236 EC-KLD (msn 24121), pictured at Nuremberg at night, is wearing the basic Gestair livery now with Cygnus Air Corporacion titles and the new (old) tail logo.

Cygnus Air (2nd) 757-200F EC-FTR (13)(Grd) NUE (GM)(LRW)

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Gestair Cargo to retire its last DC-8 this month

Gestair Cargo (formerly Cygnus Air) (Madrid) as the last European operator will retire its last McDonnell Douglas DC-8 this month when DC-8-73 (F) EC-IGZ (msn 46133) will be retired.

Press release:

www.gestair.com/index.php?id=82&l=en&news_id=33&p3=1