Create a comprehensive JSON list of airline data for active and defunct airlines.
Start with the airlines.json JSON file attached.
Combine it with a list of active airlines for every country in the world from here:
And then include the defunct airlines for every country where there is a wikipedia entry from here:
The data to be included for each airline must be:
"iata", "icao", "name", "country", "founded", "ceased"
Each entry must have:
* iata code or icao code. Both not always required,but if both then they must be included.
* country (2 character code http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_3
* date founded (ISO 8601 format. Full date if available. Otherwise just use 01 Jan as day month to complete the ISO date)
* date ceased (ISO 8601 format. Full date if available. Otherwise just use 01 Jan as day month to complete the ISO date)