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Chile is a republic in south-western South America, bordered on the north by Peru, on the east by Bolivia and Argentina, and on the south and west by the Pacific Ocean. It has an extreme northern-southern length of approximately 4270 km (about 2650 mi), but its average width is less than 180 km (110 mi). Archipelagos extend along the southern Chilean coast from Chiloé Island to Cape Horn, the southernmost point of the South American continent. Among these are the Chonos Archipelago, Wellington Island, and the western portion of Tierra del Fuego. Other islands belonging to Chile include the Juan Fernández Islands, Easter Island, and Sala y Gómez, all of which lie in the South Pacific. The country has a total area of 756,626 sq km (292,135 sq mi). Chile also claims a section of Antarctica. The country's capital and largest city is Santiago

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Country aircraft registration code = CC

14 Dec 2017

Strongly suspect that Chilejet has ceased operating [updated]

13 Dec 2017

AeroEjecutiva is a small charter airline based at Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport, Santiago [added]

13 Dec 2017

Aeroguayacán was founded in 1979 & carried out regular flights between the Coquimbo and Metropolitan regions , as well as charter flights. Ceased around 1988 [added]

13 Oct 2017

Aerodesierto was incorporated on 09Jul2014 as a passenger charter carrier based out of Santiago de Chile Arturo Merino Benítez International (SCL) [added]

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline

ADA (AeroDesierto)  last update: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2015 - 2015
Airline Code : -- : DTO
Genealogy : ADA (AeroDesierto) >Chilean Airways
Comments : Chilean Airways began operations from its home base in Calama on 27Apr2015 as ADA (AeroDesierto) which had ceased operations on 19Jul2015 to be rebranded
Aero Aysen   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1970* - 1970*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Aero Club (Carabineros de Chile)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2002* - 2007*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Aero Continente Chile  last update: 2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2002
Airline Code : C7 : NTI
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aero Continente Chile was founded in 1999. Scheduled domestic passenger carrier. License was revoked in mid-2002 for safety reasons and ceased operations
Aero Nortesur (Aeronor Chile)  last update: 13Dec2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1978 - 1987
Airline Code : -- : ANS
Genealogy : Transportes Aereos Norte y Sur y Cia >Aero Nortesur
Comments : Aero Nortesur (Aeronor Chile) was founded as Transportes Aéreos Norte y Sur y Cía. in Sep1977 & began its operations officially under the name Aero Norte-Sur in Mar1978. The airline ceased operations in 1987 due to strong competition from other airlines and the poor condition of its own fleet
Aeroandina (i)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1981 - 1981
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Aeroandina (ii)   
Status : Active

Dates :

2002* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aeroandina was founded in 2002
Aerocardal   
Status : Active

Dates :

1991 - date
Airline Code : -- : CDA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aerocardal was formed in 1989 & operations started on 30Jun1991. International and domestic passenger charter airline based at Santiago International Airport. Changed to VIP and EMS flights only in 2004
Aerocargo Regional   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1991* - 1993*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
AeroChile  last update: 13Dec2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1996 - 1996
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : AeroChile >LAC >Avant Airlines
Comments : [AVANT AIRLINES was originally known as AERO CHILE (founded in 1996), the airline suspended operations in 1996. Then it was renamed to LAC (LINEAS AEREAS CHILENAS) and recommenced service and then another change of name to the present one in 1997. Acquired TUR BUS in 1997 and NATIONAL AIRLINES in 1998. Provided domestic services over the full length of Chile until it ceased operations in 2001]
Aerocor (Aerolineas Cordillera)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1974* - 1985*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Aerocord   
Status : Active

Dates :

1966* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aerocord was founded in 1966 & is a charter carrier based at Puerto Montt El Tepual International (PMC)
Aerodesierto  added: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2017 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aerodesierto was incorporated on 09Jul2014 as a passenger charter carrier based out of Santiago de Chile Arturo Merino Benítez International (SCL) (formed to be an airline dedicated to charter flights in Latin America)
AeroEjecutiva  last update: 03Feb2018
Status : Active

Dates :

2005 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : AeroEjecutiva is a small charter airline based at Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport, Santiago. It caters mostly to corporate clients and flies routes across the region. It flies a route from Los Angeles, Chile to Santiago, Chile : ----- < Aircraft utilised: BAe Jetstream 31 >
Aeroguayacán  added: 13Dec2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1979* - 1988*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aeroguayacán was founded in 1979 & carried out regular flights between the Coquimbo and Metropolitan regions , as well as charter flights. It was created by the Serenense businessman Lowry Bullemore , who also created the Los Corsarios intercity bus company
Aerohein   
Status : Active

Dates :

2012* - date
Airline Code : -- : HEI
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Aerolineas Austral   
Status : Not sure if launched

Dates :

(2003)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Aerolineas Chilenas  last update: 2017
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1960 - 1961*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aerolineas Chilenas operated a weekly C-46 passenger service from Santiago to Miami
Aerolineas del Sur   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2004 - 2007
Airline Code : 3L : DLU
Genealogy : Aerolineas del Sur >Air Comet Chile
Comments : Air Comet Chile was formed as Aerolineas del Sur in 2004 by Grupo Marsans and started operations in Dec2004. It is wholly owned by Grupo Marsans and in the Fourth Quarter of 2007 it was renamed to Air Comet Chile, as the sister airlines of the Spanish airline Air Comet. Ceased operation on 31Oct2008, and filed for bankruptcy protection on 18Dec2008
Aerolineas Principal (Principal Airlines)   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2003* - 2009
Airline Code : -- : PCP
Genealogy : Aerolineas Principal >PAL Airlines
Comments : Charter services out of Arturo Merlina Benitez International Airport. PAL was formed as Aerolineas Principal in Sep2003. PAL Airlines ceased operations on Sep2014 & in early 2015 it was declared bankrupt by a Chilean court for tax evasion
Aeromet   
Status : Active

Dates :

1999* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aeromet operates out of Santiago de Chile Arturo Merino Benítez International (SCL)
Aeropuelche   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2003* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
AeroRescate   
Status : Active

Dates :

2016* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : AeroRescate is an ambulance helicopter company with more than 1,000 aeromedical evacuations performed throughout the country with zero accidents [Aerovias DAP was formed in 1979 & operations started on 30Jun1979. The name, DAP is the acronym of its creator, Domingo Andrés Pivcevic. It operates charter and schedule flights, based in Punta Arenas. The DAP group is a consortium formed by Aerovías DAP, AeroRescate, Aerovías DAP, Antarctic Airways, DAP Antarctica, DAP Helicópeteros and Mineral Airways]
Aerosanta   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Aerovias ASA   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1978* - 1979
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aerovias ASA was formed in 1978
Aerovias Bochettia   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Aerovías DAP (DAP Airways)   
Status : Active

Dates :

1979 - date
Airline Code : -- : DAP
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aerovias DAP was formed in 1979 & operations started on 30Jun1979. The name, DAP is the acronym of its creator, Domingo Andrés Pivcevic. It operates charter and schedule flights, based in Punta Arenas. The DAP group is a consortium formed by Aerovías DAP, AeroRescate, Aerovías DAP, Antarctic Airways, DAP Antarctica, DAP Helicópeteros and Mineral Airways
Air Chile   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1954* - 1954
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Chile + Lyon Air =>Sociedad de Transportes Aéreos (ALA) >>CINTA (Compañía Nacional de Turismo Aéreo) >CINTA-ALA
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Air Comet Chile   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007 - 2008
Airline Code : 3I : DLU
Genealogy : Aerolineas del Sur >Air Comet Chile
Comments : Air Comet Chile was formed as Aerolineas del Sur in 2004 by Grupo Marsans and started operations in Dec2004. It is wholly owned by Grupo Marsans and in the Fourth Quarter of 2007 it was renamed to Air Comet Chile, as the sister airlines of the Spanish airline Air Comet. Ceased operation on 31Oct2008, and filed for bankruptcy protection on 18Dec2008
ALFA (Aerolineas Flecha Austral)  last update: 19Jan2018
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1962* - 1978
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : ALFA (Aerolineas Flecha Austral) was founded in 1962. It provided scheduled cargo services on Santiago-Antofagasta-Iquique-Arica route, together with international and domestic cargo charters
Alfa Chile   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1973* - 1973*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Alpine Air Express Chile  last update: 13Dec2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1972* - 2005
Airline Code : 5A : AIP
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Alpine Air Express Chile was founded in 1972 & provided scheduled cargo services within Chile. It was founded by Alpine Air Express from Provo, Utah. The project was not successful and was discontinued in 2005, with three Beechcraft 1900C being re-integrated into the US fleet
Alta   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1995* - 1998*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Alta was formed in 1995
Antarctic Airways   
Status : Active

Dates :

1989* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Antarctic Airways was formed to provide emergency medical services in the South Shetland islands, Antartica [Aerovias DAP was formed in 1979 & operations started on 30Jun1979. The name, DAP is the acronym of its creator, Domingo Andrés Pivcevic. It operates charter and schedule flights, based in Punta Arenas. The DAP group is a consortium formed by Aerovías DAP, AeroRescate, Aerovías DAP, Antarctic Airways, DAP Antarctica, DAP Helicópeteros and Mineral Airways]
Antares (Linea Aerea Antares)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Aquelarre  last update: 10Dec2017
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1998 - 1999*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aquelarre started specialising in regional routes in Dec1998 and planned to increase its coverage in 1999, with talks starting with Argentina's Bariloche and Neuquen airports to enter the international market
Archipelagos Air Services (Archipiélagos Servicios Aéreos)   
Status : Active

Dates :

2009 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Archipelagos Air Services (Archipiélagos Servicios Aéreos) is a passenger charter carrier out of Puerto Montt Marcel Marchant (SCPF)
ASA Aeroregional   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1990* - 1990*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
ASPAR (Aeroservicio Parrague)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1960* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : PRG
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Atacamair   
Status : Not sure if launched

Dates :

(2016)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Atacamair eyed a B737-400 for early 2016 début but does appear to have started yet
Avant Airlines  last update: 13Dec2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1997 - 2001
Airline Code : OT : VAT
Genealogy : AeroChile >LAC >Avant Airlines
Comments : AVANT AIRLINES was originally known as AERO CHILE (founded in 1996), the airline suspended operations in 1996. Then it was renamed to LAC (LINEAS AEREAS CHILENAS) and recommenced service and then another change of name to the present one in 1997. Acquired TUR BUS in 1997 and NATIONAL AIRLINES in 1998. Provided domestic services over the full length of Chile until it ceased operations in 2001
Barrick Servicios Mineros   
Status : Active

Dates :

2015* - date
Airline Code : -- : BRI
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Barrick Servicios Mineros provides charter services to the various entities of the Barrick holding company. Based out of La Serena La Florida (LSC)
Buluca Aviation   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1994* - 1994*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
CEPE-Chile   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1989* - 1989*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Chile Inter (Chileinter)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998* - 1999
Airline Code : -- : CLE
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Chilean Airlines   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

(1929)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Peruvian Airways + Chilean Airlines =>PANAGRA >>Braniff International
Comments : Chilean Airlines never actually operated and merged with Peruvian Airways to form PANAGRA. Taken over by Braniff International
Chilean Airways   
Status : Active

Dates :

2016 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : ADA (AeroDesierto) >Chilean Airways
Comments : Chilean Airways began operations on 27Apr2015 as ADA (AeroDesierto) which had ceased operations on 19Jul2015 to be rebranded. Restarted operations on 27Jun2016
Chilejet   
Status : Restarting

Dates :

2015 - 2015*
Airline Code : H8 : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Chilejet was established in 2014 to provide non-scheduled flights. Received its AOC on 07Jan2015 & started operations later that year. Based out of Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez Int'l Airport
CINTA (Compañía Nacional de Turismo Aéreo)   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1954* - 1957
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : CINTA (Compañía Nacional de Turismo Aéreo) >CINTA-ALA
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
CINTA-ALA   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1957 - 1959
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : CINTA (Compañía Nacional de Turismo Aéreo) >CINTA-ALA
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
CorpFlite   
Status : Active

Dates :

2000* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Corretajes Vedisa   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
DAP Helicópeteros   
Status : Active

Dates :

2016* - date
Airline Code : -- : DHE
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : [Aerovias DAP was formed in 1979 & operations started on 30Jun1979. The name, DAP is the acronym of its creator, Domingo Andrés Pivcevic. It operates charter and schedule flights, based in Punta Arenas. The DAP group is a consortium formed by Aerovías DAP, AeroRescate, Antarctic Airways, DAP Antarctica, DAP Helicópeteros and Mineral Airways]
Dolphin Air   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2003* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
East West Chile   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992 - 1992
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Empressa Aero-Servicios Parrague (ASPAR)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1992* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Fast Air Cargo   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1978 - 1998
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Fast Air Carrier >> LADECO >LanExpress >LATAM Express
Comments : Fast Air was formed on 14Aug1978. Merged into LADECO in 1998 following the the purchase by LanChile [LATAM Express was originally founded as a domestic airline named LADECO. Acquired by LanChile who then merged Fast Air Cargo in. Ceased flying in 2001 and resumed again as LAN Express after merger with LAN Airlines. Became part of the LATAM group in 2016 resulting in renamed to LATAM Express]
Fenix Aviacion   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Hamburg Chile   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001 - 2001
Airline Code : -- : HBG
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
JetSMART  added: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2017 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : JetSMART is an LCC carrier out of (Santiago de Chile Int'l) financed through US low-cost carrier investment specialists Indigo Partners LLC. It inaugurated commercial flights with its maiden scheduled service - JA4 Santiago de Chile Int'l-Calama - on 26Jul2017
LAC (Lineas Aereas Chilenas)  last update: 13Dec2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1996 - 1997
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : AeroChile >LAC >Avant Airlines
Comments : [AVANT AIRLINES was originally known as AERO CHILE (founded in 1996), the airline suspended operations in 1996. Then it was renamed to LAC (LINEAS AEREAS CHILENAS) and recommenced service and then another change of name to the present one in 1997. Acquired TUR BUS in 1997 and NATIONAL AIRLINES in 1998. Provided domestic services over the full length of Chile until it ceased operations in 2001]
LADECO (Linea Aerea del Cobre)   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1958 - 2001
Airline Code : UC : LCO
Genealogy : Fast Air Carrier + LADECO =>LanExpress >LATAM Express
Comments : LADECO was founded on 05Sep1958 & started operations on 01Nov1958 [LATAM Express was originally founded as a domestic airline named LADECO. Acquired by LanChile who then merged Fast Air Cargo in. Ceased flying in 2001 and resumed again as LAN Express after merger with LAN Airlines. Became part of the LATAM group in 2016 resulting in renamed to LATAM Express]
LAN Airlines   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2005 - 2016
Airline Code : LA : LAN
Genealogy : Linea Aeropostal Santiago-Arica >LanChile >LAN Airlines >LATAM Chile
Comments : LATAM Chile was formed on 05Mar1929 as Línea Aeropostal Santiago-Arica. Renamed to LANChile & then LAN Airlines on 17Jun2004. Re-established as LATAM Chile on 05May2016
Lan Cargo   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2004 - 2016
Airline Code : UC : LCO
Genealogy : LanChile Cargo >Lan Cargo >LATAM Cargo Chile
Comments : Lan Cargo was based on the original cargo divisions of LanChile, Ladeco and Fast Air. Rebranded to Lan Cargo on 17Jun2004 & then to LATAM Cargo Chile in 2016
LAN Express   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2001 - 2016
Airline Code : LU : LXP
Genealogy : Fast Air Carrier + LADECO =>LanExpress >LATAM Express
Comments : [LATAM Express was originally founded as a domestic airline named LADECO. Acquired by LanChile who then merged Fast Air Cargo in. Ceased flying in 2001 and resumed again as LAN Express after merger with LAN Airlines. Became part of the LATAM group in 2016 resulting in renamed to LATAM Express]
LanChile (Linea Aerea Nacional de Chile)   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1932 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Linea Aeropostal Santiago-Arica >LanChile >LAN Airlines >LATAM Chile
Comments : LATAM Chile was formed on 05Mar1929 as Línea Aeropostal Santiago-Arica. Renamed to LANChile & then LAN Airlines on 17Jun2004. Reestablished as LATAM Chile on 05May2016
LanChile Cargo   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1989* - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : LanChile Cargo >Lan Cargo >LATAM Cargo Chile
Comments : Lan Cargo was based on the original cargo divisions of LanChile, Ladeco and Fast Air. Rebranded to Lan Cargo on 17Jun2004 & then to LATAM Cargo Chile in 2016
LASA (Linea Aerea Sud-Americana)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1968* - 1981*
Airline Code : UD : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
LASSA (Linea de Aeroservicios SA)  added: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2002* - date
Airline Code : -- : LSE
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : LASSA (Linea de Aeroservicios SA) is a passenger charter based at Santiago de Chile Arturo Merino Benítez International (SCL)
LATAM Airlines Chile   
Status : Active

Dates :

2016 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Linea Aeropostal Santiago-Arica >LanChile >LAN Airlines >LATAM Chile
Comments : LATAM Chile was formed on 05Mar1929 as Línea Aeropostal Santiago-Arica. Renamed to LANChile & then LAN Airlines on 17Jun2004. Reestablished as LATAM Chile on 05May2016
LATAM Cargo Chile   
Status : Active

Dates :

2016 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : LanChile Cargo >Lan Cargo >LATAM Cargo Chile
Comments : Lan Cargo was based on the original cargo divisions of LanChile, Ladeco and Fast Air. Rebranded to Lan Cargo on 17Jun2004 & then to LATAM Cargo Chile in 2016
LATAM Express   
Status : Active

Dates :

2016 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Fast Air Carrier + LADECO =>LanExpress >LATAM Express
Comments : LATAM Express was originally founded as a domestic airline named LADECO. Acquired by LanChile who then merged Fast Air Cargo in. Ceased flying in 2001 and resumed again as LAN Express after merger with LAN Airlines. Became part of the LATAM group in 2016 resulting in renamed to LATAM Express
LATISA (Linea Aerea de Transporte Interior Sud Americana)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
law (Latin American Wings)  last update: 14Dec2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2016 - date
Airline Code : -- : JMR
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : law (Latin American Wings) was formed in 2015 & commenced revenue operations on 28Jan2016 with flights from Santiago de Chile Int'l to Punta Cana via Quito Int'l.
Linea Aerea Condor   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1969* - 1969*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Linea Aerea SAPSA   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2007* - 2008*
Airline Code : L7 : LNP
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Línea Aérea SINAMI   
Status : Active

Dates :

2013* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Línea Aérea SINAMI was founded as a passenger charter, mostly for use of SINAMI, a labour association
Linea Aerea Taxpa  last update: 04Feb2018
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1957* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : TXP
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Linea Aerea Taxpa operated scheduled domestic passenger charter and taxi services within Chile : ----- < Aircraft utilised: B-25 Mitchell, Beech Travel Air, Apache, Cessna 310 >
Linea Aeropostal Santiago-Arica   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1929 - 1932
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Linea Aeropostal Santiago-Arica >LanChile >LAN Airlines >LATAM Chile
Comments : LATAM Chile was formed on 05Mar1929 as Línea Aeropostal Santiago-Arica. Renamed to LANChile & then LAN Airlines on 17Jun2004. Reestablished as LATAM Chile on 05May2016
Lineas Aereas Interpolar   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1959* - 1960*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Lyon Air   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1949* - 1951*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Chile + Lyon Air =>Sociedad de Transportes Aéreos (ALA) >>CINTA (Compañía Nacional de Turismo Aéreo) >CINTA-ALA
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Mineral Airways   
Status : Active

Dates :

2013 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Mineral Airways (the mining-related division of Aerovías DAP) began, using BAe RJ85 on 10Jan2013
National Airlines  last update: 13Dec2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1992 - 1998
Airline Code : N4 : NCN
Genealogy : National Airlines >>Avant Airlines
Comments : [AVANT AIRLINES was originally known as AERO CHILE (founded in 1996), the airline suspended operations in 1996. Then it was renamed to LAC (LINEAS AEREAS CHILENAS) and recommenced service and then another change of name to the present one in 1997. Acquired TUR BUS in 1997 and NATIONAL AIRLINES in 1998. Provided domestic services over the full length of Chile until it ceased operations in 2001]
New South Ways (NSW)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 1999
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
One Airlines   
Status : Active

Dates :

2013 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : One Airlines was founded in 2013 to operate charter flights to transport workers associated to SINAMI (Sindicato Interempresa Nacional de Trabajadores de Montaje Industrial, Obras Civiles y Actividades Anexas).
Pacific Airlines Chile   
Status : Not sure if launched

Dates :

(2001)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
PAL Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2014
Airline Code : 5P : PCP
Genealogy : Aerolineas Principal >PAL Airlines
Comments : Charter services out of Arturo Merlina Benitez International Airport. PAL was formed as Aerolineas Principal in Sep2003. PAL Airlines ceased operations on Sep2014 & In early 2015 it was declared bankrupt by a Chilean court for tax evasion
Palm Aire Chile   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2000* - 2000*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Patagonia Aviacion   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2003* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Principal Air Chile   
Status : Not sure if launched

Dates :

(2004)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Pullman Express   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998 - 1998
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Rio Baker Cargo Airlines  last update: 14Dec2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Airline Code : -- : RBK
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Rio Baker Cargo Airlines (Antofagasta) is the cargo division of Servicios Aéreos Río Baker which is an FBO and air taxi company based at Cerro Moreno Airport in Antofagasta. Until the arrival of the CRJ200 freighter, Rio Baker only had a Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain and a Lance as a fleet
Rutas Aereas Pitre y Parker Sams   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1961 - 1966*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
SABA Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1991 - 1992
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : status & dates changed
Servicios Aéreos Río Baker   
Status : Active

Dates :

2009 - date
Airline Code : -- : RBK
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Servicios Aéreos Río Baker is a passenger charter airline based at Antofagasta Cerro Moreno International (ANF). Its AOC was granted on 04Dec2009 & it started operations with Piper aircraft
Sky Airline  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2002 - date
Airline Code : H2 : SKU
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Sky Airlines was formed by the former staff of the defunct carrier nacional. Launched domestic oprations on 15Jun2002 linking Santiago with Antofagasta and Calama and moved scheduled services
Sky Service Airlines   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2002 - 2002*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
SkyBus Cargo Charters  added: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2016 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : SkyBus Cargo Charters is a cargo charter carrier based out of Lima Jorge Chávez International (LIM). It started operations in Nov2016 offering Military Charters, Oversize and Heavy Cargo, Live Horse and Cattle charter
Sociedad de Transportes Aéreos (ALA)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1954 - 1954*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Chile + Lyon Air =>Sociedad de Transportes Aéreos (ALA) >>CINTA (Compañía Nacional de Turismo Aéreo) >CINTA-ALA
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Solastral   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1973* - 1973*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Southeast Pacific Airways  last update: 13Dec2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1992* - 1993
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Southeast Pacific Airways >>National Airlines >>Avant Airlines
Comments : Southeast Pacific Airways was founded in 1992 and merged into Nacional Airlines (Avant) in 1993 [AVANT AIRLINES was originally known as AERO CHILE (founded in 1996), the airline suspended operations in 1996. Then it was renamed to LAC (LINEAS AEREAS CHILENAS) and recommenced service and then another change of name to the present one in 1997. Acquired TUR BUS in 1997 and NATIONAL AIRLINES in 1998. Provided domestic services over the full length of Chile until it ceased operations in 2001]
Star Airlines Chile  last update: 13Dec2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004* - 2006
Airline Code : -- : GER
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Star Airlines Chile was a passenger charter carrier based out of Santiago de Chile Arturo Merino Benítez International (SCL)
TAC (Transportes Aereos Coyhaique)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1979* - 1988
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : TAC (Transportes Aereos Coyhaique) was formed in 1979 as an air-taxi operator in the south of Chile, initially flying Cessna 402s, TAC upgraded to a Fairchild F-27 before suspending operations in 1988.
TAE (Transportes Aereos Ejeculivos)  last update: 2017
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2003 - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : TAE (Transportes Aereos Ejeculivos) was a Iquiquw based carrier linking northern cities in Chile
TAS (Transportes Aereos Squella)   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1972* - 1973
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : TAS (Transportes Aereos Squella) >Transportes Aereos Suravia
Comments : Transportes Aereos Suravia was originally known as TAS (Transportes Aereos Squella)
Transa Chile (Sociedad de Transportes de Chile) Aereos de Chile Ltda   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1957* - 1961
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Transglobal Chile   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1977* - 1977*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Transporte Aereo SA   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : LU : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Transportes Aereos Isla Robinson Crusoe   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1999* - 2005*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Transportes Aereos Norte y Sur y Cia  last update: 13Dec2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1977 - 1978
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Transportes Aereos Norte y Sur y Cia >Aero Nortesur
Comments : Aero Nortesur (Aeronor Chile) was founded as Transportes Aéreos Norte y Sur y Cía. in Sep1977 & began its operations officially under the name Aero Norte-Sur in Mar1978. The airline ceased operations in 1987 due to strong competition from other airlines and the poor condition of its own fleet
Transportes Aereos San Rafael   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2003* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Transportes Aereos Suravia   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1973 - 1975*
Airline Code : TJ : ---
Genealogy : TAS (Transportes Aereos Squella) >Transportes Aereos Suravia
Comments : Transportes Aereos Suravia was originally known as TAS (Transportes Aereos Squella)
Transportes San Francisco   
Status : Active

Dates :

2011* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Tur Bus  last update: 13Dec2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1997* - 1997
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Tur Bus >>Avant Airlines
Comments : [AVANT AIRLINES was originally known as AERO CHILE (founded in 1996), the airline suspended operations in 1996. Then it was renamed to LAC (LINEAS AEREAS CHILENAS) and recommenced service and then another change of name to the present one in 1997. Acquired TUR BUS in 1997 and NATIONAL AIRLINES in 1998. Provided domestic services over the full length of Chile until it ceased operations in 2001]
Varmontt Express (i)  last update: 2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 2009*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Operated an Aero Commander 680FL Grand Commander in 2009
Varmontt Express (ii)  added: 2017 + last update: 06Jan2018
Status : Unsure if still planned

Dates :

(2017)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Paravai Líneas Aéreas plans to start operations in Chile during the first quarter of 2017, covering domestic and international operations, with a fleet of A320 and A321 and B.777 aircraft
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