Air Corisca is a major airline based in Corisca, an island nation in the Mediterranean Sea. The airline was founded in 1962 by the Coriscan government as a state-run airline. The airline's first flight was a domestic route from Corisca City to the island of Sardinia.
In the early days, the airline's fleet consisted of propeller-driven aircraft, such as the Douglas DC-3 and Convair 340. The airline gradually added larger aircraft, such as the Boeing 727 and McDonnell Douglas DC-9, to its fleet.
The airline's first international route was from Corisca City to Rome in 1971. The airline then expanded its international route network to include destinations in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. In the 1980s, Air Corisca began flying to North America, with flights to cities such as New York and Washington, D.C.
The airline has experienced several important milestones over the years. In 1994, Air Corisca became a member of the Star Alliance, making it the first Coriscan airline to join a global airline alliance. In 2000, the airline launched a low-cost carrier, Air Corisca Express, which offered flights to a number of destinations in Europe and beyond.
In 2009, the airline celebrated its 50th anniversary by launching a new livery and rebranding itself as Air Corisca. The airline also launched a new website, which enabled passengers to book flights, check-in online, and make changes to their reservations.
Air Corisca has also experienced several incidents over the years. In 1982, an Air Corisca flight from Rome to Corisca was hijacked by a group of terrorists. The terrorists demanded the release of several political prisoners in exchange for the passengers, but the Coriscan government refused to negotiate. The hijackers eventually released all the passengers unharmed.
In 2006, an Air Corisca flight from Corisca to Rome crashed shortly after take-off, killing all 22 people on board. An investigation by the Coriscan government revealed that the crash was caused by a faulty engine part. The incident led to a federal investigation and the airline was fined for its failure to ensure the safety of its passengers.
Air Corisca has come a long way since its founding in 1962. The airline has grown from a small domestic carrier to a major international airline, with a fleet of more than 70 aircraft and a network that spans the globe. Despite some setbacks, Air Corisca has managed to remain a leader in the aviation industry, offering safe and reliable service to its passengers.