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Peru is a country in west central South America, bordered on the north by Ecuador and Colombia, on the east by Brazil and Bolivia, on the south by Chile, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. The area of Peru, including several offshore islands, is 1,280,000 sq km (494,200 sq mi), making it third in size (after Brazil and Argentina) of South American countries. Lima is the country's capital and chief commercial centre.
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November 13, 2016Lan Peru was formed in 1998 & started operations on 02Jul1999. Renamed on 05May2016 as LATAM Perú [added]
November 10, 2016Viva Airlines Perú intends to commence operations during the first quarter of 2016 using A320s [added]
July 30, 2016Faucett absorbed Cia de Aviacion Peruanas [added] from Panagra in 1937

Airline

Operating DatesStatus
AerCaribe Perú   

2015* - date

Active

^ Comments : AerCaribe Perú was incorporated in 2011, AOC was issued on 04Jan2013

^ Genealogy :  

Aero Andino   

2003* - 2004*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aero Bellavista   

1990* - 1990*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aero Chasqui   

1980* - 1981

Status?

^ Comments : Aero Chasqui was based in Santa Rosa Ciriani FAP Carlos Coronel International Airport. Went bankrupt in 1981

^ Genealogy :  

Aero Condor (AeroCondor)   

1975 - 2013

Inactive

^ Comments : Aero Condor was formed & started operations in 1975 with domestic scheduled flights out of Lima Jorge Chavez International. Ceased operations

^ Genealogy :  

Aero Condor Express   

2007* - 2007*

Inactive

^ Comments : Aero Condor Express operated around 2007 as a subsidiary of Aero Condor

^ Genealogy :  

Aero Continente (AeroContinente)   

1992 - 2004

Renamed

^ Comments : Neuvo Continente was founded by Fernando Zevallos in 1992 as Aero Continente. Flight operations launched on 25May1992. Had its AOC revoked by the Peruvian authorities in 2005

^ Genealogy : Aero Continente >Neuvo Continente

Aero Ica   

2002* - 2008

Renamed

^ Comments : Nasca Air Lines was renamed from Aero Ica. Sight seeing flights over the famous Nazca Lines

^ Genealogy : Aero Ica >Nasca Air Lines

Aero Manu   

1990* - 1991*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aero Montecarlo   

2002* - 2002*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aero Norte   

1979* - 1988*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aero Palcazú   

2008* - 2008*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aero Palpa   

2002* - 2002*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aero Paracas   

2002* - 2008*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aero Santa   

1993* - 1998

Inactive

^ Comments : Aero Santa was founded in 1993

^ Genealogy :  

Aero Santos   

2008* - 2008*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aero Taxi   

1953* - 1967*

Status?

^ Comments : Aero Taxi SA was formed in 1953

^ Genealogy :  

Aero Tumi   

1992 - 1994

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerocargo Peruana   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerochasqui   

1991* - 1991*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerocoop   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerodiana   

2008* - date

Active

^ Comments : Aerodiana was formed in 2008

^ Genealogy :  

Aerolineas Alpha   

1995* - 1998

Inactive

^ Comments : Aerolineas Alpha was formed in 1995

^ Genealogy :  

Aerolineas Contigo Perù   

(2014)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerolineas del Peru   

2005 - 2006*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerolineas del Sur   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerolineas Peruanas Carga   

1968* - 1968*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aeronaves del Peru   

1965* - 1996*

Inactive

^ Comments : Aeronaves del Peru was an international charter cargo airline based in Lima & formed in 1965

^ Genealogy :  

Aeropantanal   

2002* - 2002*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AeroPeru (Empresa de Transporte Aéreo del Perú)   

1973 - 1999

Inactive

^ Comments : AeroPeru was formed in 1973 to take over operations of SATCO, a Peruvian Army predecessor. Its maiden flight was held on 03Oct1973 & it ceased operations on 10Mar1999

^ Genealogy : Lineas Aereas Nacionales >TAM <=SATCO + TANS =>AeroPeru

AeroRegional   

1980* - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aerosur   

1996 - 1996

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aeroturismo   

2002 - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments : Aeroturismo was formed in 2002 to offer tourism charter flights in Peru

^ Genealogy :  

Air Mancora   

2017 >

Planned

^ Comments : Air Mancora intends to launch flights to Ecuador in 2017

^ Genealogy :  

Air Peru International   

2007 - 2008

Inactive

^ Comments : Air Peru International planned to operate scheduled domestic services and international services to Asia, Europe, South America and the United States

^ Genealogy :  

Airlines del Peru   

(2005)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AISA (Aerovias Inka)   

1983 - 1983

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Alas de America   

2008* - 2008*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Alas del Oriente (OSA)   

1984* - 2000

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Alas del Pacifico   

(1999*)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Alas Peruanas   

2002* - 2008*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

ALPA Aerotaxis   

1974* - 1978*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Amazon Sky   

2007 - date

Active

^ Comments : Amazon Sky was founded in 2006 & received its air operator’s certificate on 04Apr2007

^ Genealogy :  

Americana de Aviacion   

1991 - 1997

Inactive

^ Comments : Americana de Aviación was founded in 1990 and began operations in 1991

^ Genealogy :  

ANDES (Aerovias Nacionales del Sur)   

1949* - 1950*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Andrea Airlines   

1991 - 1991

Inactive

^ Comments : Andrea Air was a short-lived domestic airline. For a period in 1991, it flew between Lima, Arequipa and Cuzco with a fleet of two leased Fokker 28 aircraft

^ Genealogy :  

APAC (Aeronaves Peruanas Air Cargo)   

(2012)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

APISA Air Cargo   

1985 - 1997

Inactive

^ Comments : Apisa Air Cargo began operating using Douglas DC-8-54F aircraft transporting meat to Lima from Barranquilla and Asunción

^ Genealogy :  

APSA (Aerolineas Peruanas SA)   

1957 - 1971

Inactive

^ Comments : APSA (Aerolineas Peruanas SA) was founded by C. W. Shelton on 16Sep1956. Operations were launched on 17Sep1957. Ceased all flight operations on 02May1971

^ Genealogy :  

Arequipa Airlines   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

ATAPSA (Aerotransportes Peruanos SA)   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

ATAPSA (Compania Aerea Trans-America Peru SA)   

(1966)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

ATSA (Aero Transporte SA)   

1980* - date

Active

^ Comments : ATSA was formed in 1980

^ Genealogy :  

AVASA (Aerovias Amazonas)   

1962* - 1965

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Avianca Peru   

2014* - date

Active

^ Comments : Avianca Peru was established in 1999 and started operations in Jul1999 as TransAm. Renamed to TACA Peru & then to current name

^ Genealogy : TransAm >TACA Peru >Avianca Peru

Aviandina   

1999 - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments : Aviandina had planned to take over AeroPeru's routes. Domestic services within Peru but ceased operations when the parent company folded

^ Genealogy :  

AviaSelva   

2007* - 2008

Inactive

^ Comments : AviaSelva was a Peruvian airline headquartered in Iquitos. Their main hub is at the Crnl. FAP Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport in that same city

^ Genealogy :  

Carline Airlines   

(1999)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

CDS Regional Express   

(2011)

Began?

^ Comments : CDS Regional Express was a start-up charter carrier that placed an order with Xian Aircraft (XAC) for four Modern Ark 60 (MA60) turboprops on 20May2011

^ Genealogy :  

Cia de Aviacion Peruanas   

1936* - 1937

Renamed

^ Comments : Faucett was formed on 15Sep1928 by Elmer J. Faucett & started operations on 27Sep1928. Ceased operations in 1997. Absorbed Cia de Aviacion Peruanas SA from Panagra in 1937

^ Genealogy :  

Cielos Airlines (Cielos del Peru)   

1998 - 2012

Inactive

^ Comments : Cielos Airlines was established on 30Nov1997 & operations started 30Jun1998. On 31Jan1998, Export Air del Peru was merged in on 31Jan1998. Operations ceased on 30Jun2012

^ Genealogy : Export Air del Peru >>Cielos del Peru

Cielos Andinos   

2007 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Cielos del Oriente   

2002* - 2014*

Inactive

^ Comments : Cielos del Oriente hub is situated at the Cad. FAP Guillermo del Castillo Paredes Airport in Tarapoto

^ Genealogy :  

Colibri Airlines   

1994* - 2001

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Cóndor Peruana de Aviación   

1938* - 1938*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

COPISA (Compania Peruana Internacional de Aviacion)   

1966 - 1970

Inactive

^ Comments : Compania Peruana Internacional de Aviacion SA (Copisa) was formed in Jul1964 to operate services between Peru and the USA. Operations started in Feb1966

^ Genealogy :  

COPROSA (Commercial Proveedore del Oriente)   

1999* - 1999*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Empresa de Servicios Maritima y Aerea   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Export Air Cargo   

1992* - 1997

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Export Air del Peru   

1992* - 1998

Renamed

^ Comments : Cielos Airlines was established on 30Nov1997 & operations started 30Jun1998. On 31Jan1998, Export Air del Peru was merged in on 31Jan1998. Operations ceased on 30Jun2012

^ Genealogy : Export Air del Peru >>Cielos del Peru

Expreso Moche   

2008* - 2008*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Expresso Aereo   

1992* - 1994*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Faucett (Compania de Aviacion Faucett)   

1928 - 1997

Inactive

^ Comments : Faucett was formed on 15Sep1928 by Elmer J. Faucett & started operations on 27Sep1928. Ceased operations in 1997. Absorbed Cia de Aviacion Peruanas SA from Panagra in 1937

^ Genealogy : Cia de Aviacion Peruanas >>Faucett

Helicusco (Helicopteros del Cusco SA)   

2010* - 2012*

Status?

^ Comments : Helicusco offered helicopter tours

^ Genealogy :  

Imperial Air   

1993* - 1997

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

INCA (Intercontinental Airlines)   

(****)

Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Lan Peru   

1999 - 2016

Renamed

^ Comments : Lan Peru was formed in 1998 & started operations on 02Jul1999. Renamed on 05May2016 as LATAM Perú

^ Genealogy : LanPeru >LATAM Peru

LANSA (Lineas Aereas Nacionales SA)   

1963 - 1972

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

LATAM Peru   

2016 - date

Active

^ Comments : Lan Peru was formed in 1998 & started operations on 02Jul1999. Renamed on 05May2016 as LATAM Perú

^ Genealogy : LanPeru >LATAM Peru

LC Busre   

1998 - 2010

Renamed

^ Comments : LC Peru was founded in 1 993 as LC Busre. Scheduled domestic flights from it's main base at Jorge Chávez International Airport

^ Genealogy : LC Busre >LC Peru

LC Peru   

2010* - date

Active

^ Comments : LC Peru was founded in 1 993 as LC Busre. Scheduled domestic flights from it's main base at Jorge Chávez International Airport

^ Genealogy : LC Busre >LC Peru

Lima Airlines   

(2016)

Began?

^ Comments : Lima Airlines secures Peruvian ASL in Jun2016

^ Genealogy :  

Linea Aerea del Sur   

**** - ****

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >LanPeru

Lineas Aereas Nacionales   

1931* - 1931*

Renamed

^ Comments : TAM was founded as Lineas Aereas Nacionales in 1931 and in 1960 was split into SATCO and TANS

^ Genealogy : Lineas Aereas Nacionales >TAM <=SATCO + TANS =>AeroPeru

Magenta Air   

2002 - 2006

Inactive

^ Comments : Magenta Air was formed in 2002

^ Genealogy :  

Movil Air Tours   

2012 - date

Active

^ Comments : Movil Air Tours operations started on 15Dec2012

^ Genealogy :  

Nasca Air Lines   

2008 - 2009

Inactive

^ Comments : Nasca Air Lines was renamed from Aero Ica. Sight seeing flights over the famous Nazca Lines

^ Genealogy : Aero Ica >Nasca Air Lines

Nasca Connection   

2008* - 2010*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Nuevo Continente   

2004 - 2006

Inactive

^ Comments : Neuvo Continente was founded by Fernando Zevallos in 1992 as Aero Continente. Flight operations launched on 25May1992. Had its AOC revoked by the Peruvian authorities in 2005

^ Genealogy : Aero Continente >Neuvo Continente

Peru Airlines   

(2005)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Peruvian Airlines   

2008 - date

Active

^ Comments : Peruvian Airlines was founded in Nov2007, receiving its AOC from Peru's aviation authority on 07Aug2008. The airline commenced operations on 29Oct2008

^ Genealogy :  

Peruvian Airways   

1929* - 1929

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Peruvian Airways + Chilean Airlines =>PANAGRA >>Braniff International

Peruvian Aviation & Travel System   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

PIA (Peruvian International Airlines)   

1947 - 1949

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

PITSA   

(2011*)

Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

RIPSA (Rutas Internacionales Peruanas SA)   

1965* - 1968*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SAE (Servicio Aereo Ejecutivo)   

1990* - 1995*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SAE Cargo   

1997* - 1999*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SAPSA (Servicios Aereos Peruanas SA)   

(****)

Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SATCO (Servicio Aereo de Transportes Comerciales)   

1973* - 1973

Renamed

^ Comments : SATCO (Servicio Aereo de Transportes Comerciales) was founded as Lineas Aereas Nacionales in 1931 later to become TAM. In 1960 TAM was split into SATCO and TANS. In 1973 the two merged again to form AeroPeru [AeroPeru was formed in 1973 to takeover operations of SATCO, a Peruvian Army predecessor. Its maiden flight was on 03Oct1973 & it ceased operations on 10Mar1999]

^ Genealogy : Lineas Aereas Nacionales >TAM <=SATCO + TANS =>AeroPeru

Servicios Aereos Amazonicos   

1994* - 2004*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Servicios Aereos de Los Andes (Andes Air)   

2005 - date

Active

^ Comments : Servicios Aéreos de los Andes (Andes Air) operates both fixed-wing aircraft and rotorcraft. Founded as a charter airline in 2005 & started operations in Sep2005

^ Genealogy :  

SIERRA (Sociedad Interregional de Servicios Aerocomerciales)   

1989 - 1989

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SITRA Cargo System   

1991* - 1994

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Star Peru   

2004 - date

Active

^ Comments : Star Peru was formed in May1997 as Star Up (Servicio de Transporte Aéreo Regional) by the chief executive, Valentin Kasyanov

^ Genealogy : Star Up >Star Peru

Star Up   

1997* - 2004

Renamed

^ Comments : Star Peru was formed in May1997 as Star Up (Servicio de Transporte Aéreo Regional) by the chief executive, Valentin Kasyanov

^ Genealogy : Star Up >Star Peru

T doble A (Transportes Aéreos Andahuaylas)   

1994* - 2001*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAC (Transportes Aéreos Coyhaique)(Coyhaique Air Transportation)   

1979* - 1980*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TACA Peru   

1999 - 2014*

Renamed

^ Comments : Avianca Peru was established in 1999 and started operations on 15Jul1999 as TransAm. Renamed to TACA Peru & then to current name

^ Genealogy : TransAm >TACA Peru >Avianca Peru

TAE   

2002* - 2002*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAISA (Transportes Aereos Internacionales)   

1983* - 1983*

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Unknown

TAM (Transportes Aereos Militares)   

1960* - 1960

Renamed

^ Comments : TAM was founded as Lineas Aereas Nacionales in 1931 and in 1960 was split into SATCO and TANS

^ Genealogy : Lineas Aereas Nacionales >TAM <=SATCO + TANS =>AeroPeru

TANS   

1960 - 1973

Renamed

^ Comments : In 1960 TAM was split into SATCO and TANS (feeder services). Merged back with SATCO to form AeroPeru

^ Genealogy : Lineas Aereas Nacionales >TAM <=SATCO + TANS =>AeroPeru

TANS Peru (Transportes Aereos Nacionales de la Selva)   

1999 - 2006

Inactive

^ Comments : TANS Peru (formed in 1963) was originally part of the Peruvian Air Force and went civillian in 1999. Had it's license revoked by the government & ceased operations on 07Jan2006

^ Genealogy :  

TAPSA (Transportes Aereos Peruanas SA)   

1955* - 1961

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAR Aeroregional (Transporte Aereo Regional)   

2003* - 2004*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Taxi Aereo   

2002* - 2002*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Taxi Aereo Ejecutivo   

2008* - 2008*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Taxi Aéreo Selva   

1983* - 2005*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Taymi Compania de Aviacion   

1995* - 1997

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Train Cargo Peru   

1984* - 1984*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Trans Amazon   

1992* - 1997*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Trans American   

1999* - 1999*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transaer Peru   

2007* - date

Active

^ Comments : Transaer Peru is a cargo carrier that was formed in 2007

^ Genealogy :  

TransAm (Trans-American Airlines)   

1999 - 1999

Renamed

^ Comments : Avianca Peru was established in 1999 and started operations in Jul1999 as TransAm. Renamed to TACA Peru & then to current name

^ Genealogy : TransAm >TACA Peru >Avianca Peru

Trans-Peruana (TransPeru)   

1966* - 1966*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transportes Generales Aéreos   

2011 - 2015

Inactive

^ Comments : Transportes Generales Aéreos began operations on 22Jul2011 & ceased in 2015

^ Genealogy :  

Travel Air   

2002* - 2008*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Viva Airlines Perú   

2017 >

Planned

^ Comments : Viva Airlines Perú intends to commence operations during the first quarter of 2016 using A320s

^ Genealogy :  

Vive Perú   

(2014)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

WayraPeru   

2006 - 2006*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Zi Cargo   

1988 - 1991

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

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