HISTORY: COMPANIA DE LINEAS AEREAS SUBVENCIONADAS, meaning 'Subsidized Airlines Company', mostly known as CLASSA, was a Spanish airline based in Madrid, Spain. On 23 September 1931 the contract between CLASSA and the Spanish government was declared void. LAPE began operations in April 1932, CLASSA flying under the Spanish Republic Flag for one year, following which its fleet and other assets were merged with LAPE. After the airline was wrapped up the republican government of Spain compensated all of CLASSA's shareholders.
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