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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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May 4, 2017 VivaAirPerú received its AOC in early 2017 [news]
April 26, 2017 Air Majoro is a regional based at Nazca Maria Reiche Neuman (SPZA) [added]
November 13, 2016 Lan Peru was formed in 1998 & started operations on 02Jul1999. Renamed on 05May2016 as LATAM Perú [added]

Airline

Operating Dates
[Active]  AerCaribe Perú 

2015* - date

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

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[Status?]  Aero Andino 

2003* - 2004*

^ Comments :  

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[Status?]  Aero Bellavista 

1990* - 1990*

^ Comments :  

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[Status?]  Aero Chasqui 

1980* - 1981

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Aero Condor (AeroCondor) 

1975 - 2013

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Aero Condor Express 

2007* - 2007*

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

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[Renamed]  Aero Continente (AeroContinente) 

1992 - 2004

^ 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

[Renamed]  Aero Ica 

2002* - 2008

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

^ Genealogy : Aero Ica >Nasca Air Lines

[Status?]  Aero Manu 

1990* - 1991*

^ Comments :  

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[Status?]  Aero Montecarlo 

2002* - 2002*

^ Comments :  

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[Status?]  Aero Norte 

1979* - 1988*

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[Status?]  Aero Palcazú 

2008* - 2008*

^ Comments :  

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[Status?]  Aero Palpa 

2002* - 2002*

^ Comments :  

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[Status?]  Aero Paracas 

2002* - 2008*

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive]  Aero Santa 

1993* - 1998

^ Comments : Aero Santa was founded in 1993

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[Status?]  Aero Santos 

2008* - 2008*

^ Comments :  

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[Status?]  Aero Taxi 

1953* - 1967*

^ Comments : Aero Taxi SA was formed in 1953

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[Inactive]  Aero Tumi 

1992 - 1994

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Aerocargo Peruana 

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

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[Status?]  Aerochasqui 

1991* - 1991*

^ Comments :  

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[Status?]  Aerocoop 

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

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[Active]  Aerodiana 

2008* - date

^ Comments : Aerodiana was formed in 2008

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Aerolineas Alpha 

1995* - 1998

^ Comments : Aerolineas Alpha was formed in 1995

^ Genealogy :  

[Began?]  Aerolineas Contigo Perù 

(2014)

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive]  Aerolineas del Peru 

2005 - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Aerolineas del Sur 

2004* - 2006*

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[Inactive]  Aerolineas Peruanas Carga 

1968* - 1968*

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive]  Aeronaves del Peru 

1965* - 1996*

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

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[Status?]  Aeropantanal 

2002* - 2002*

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive]  AeroPeru (Empresa de Transporte Aéreo del Perú) 

1973 - 1999

^ 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

[Inactive]  AeroRegional 

1980* - 2003

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive]  Aerosur 

1996 - 1996

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive]  Aeroturismo 

2002 - 2005

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Air Majoro 

2013* - date

^ Comments : Air Majoro is a regional based at Nazca Maria Reiche Neuman (SPZA)

^ Genealogy :  

[Planned]  Air Mancora 

2017 >

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

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[Inactive]  Air Peru International 

2007 - 2008

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

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[Began?]  Airlines del Peru 

(2005)

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive]  AISA (Aerovias Inka) 

1983 - 1983

^ Comments :  

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[Status?]  Alas de America 

2008* - 2008*

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive]  Alas del Oriente (OSA) 

1984* - 2000

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Began?]  Alas del Pacifico 

(1999*)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Alas Peruanas 

2002* - 2008*

^ Comments :  

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[Status?]  ALPA Aerotaxis 

1974* - 1978*

^ Comments :  

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[Active]  Amazon Sky 

2007 - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Americana de Aviacion 

1991 - 1997

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

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[Status?]  ANDES (Aerovias Nacionales del Sur) 

1949* - 1950*

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive]  Andrea Airlines 

1991 - 1991

^ 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

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[Began?]  APAC (Aeronaves Peruanas Air Cargo) 

(2012)

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive]  APISA Air Cargo 

1985 - 1997

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  APSA (Aerolineas Peruanas SA) 

1957 - 1971

^ 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 :  

[Status?]  Arequipa Airlines 

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

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[Status?]  ATAPSA (Aerotransportes Peruanos SA) 

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Began?]  ATAPSA (Compania Aerea Trans-America Peru SA) 

(1966)

^ Comments :  

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[Active]  ATSA (Aero Transporte SA) 

1980* - date

^ Comments : ATSA was formed in 1980

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  AVASA (Aerovias Amazonas) 

1962* - 1965

^ Comments :  

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[Active]  Avianca Peru 

2014* - date

^ 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

[Inactive]  Aviandina 

1999 - 2003

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  AviaSelva 

2007* - 2008

^ 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 :  

[Began?]  Carline Airlines 

(1999)

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[Began?]  CDS Regional Express 

(2011)

^ 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

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[Renamed]  Cia de Aviacion Peruanas 

1936* - 1937

^ 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

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[Inactive]  Cielos Airlines (Cielos del Peru) 

1998 - 2012

^ 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

[Active]  Cielos Andinos 

2007 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Cielos del Oriente 

2002* - 2014*

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Colibri Airlines 

1994* - 2001

^ Comments :  

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[Status?]  Cóndor Peruana de Aviación 

1938* - 1938*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  COPISA (Compania Peruana Internacional de Aviacion) 

1966 - 1970

^ 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 :  

[Inactive]  COPROSA (Commercial Proveedore del Oriente) 

1999* - 1999*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Empresa de Servicios Maritima y Aerea 

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Export Air Cargo 

1992* - 1997

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Export Air del Peru 

1992* - 1998

^ 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

[Status?]  Expreso Moche 

2008* - 2008*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Expresso Aereo 

1992* - 1994*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Faucett (Compania de Aviacion Faucett) 

1928 - 1997

^ 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

[Status?]  Helicusco (Helicopteros del Cusco SA) 

2010* - 2012*

^ Comments : Helicusco offered helicopter tours

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Imperial Air 

1993* - 1997

^ Comments :  

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[Unconfirmed]  INCA (Intercontinental Airlines) 

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Lan Peru 

1999 - 2016

^ Comments : Lan Peru was formed in 1998 & started operations on 02Jul1999. Domestic services and plans international. Ceased operations in 2000 and resumed in 2001.. Renamed on 05May2016 as LATAM Perú

^ Genealogy : LanPeru >LATAM Peru

[Inactive]  LANSA (Lineas Aereas Nacionales SA) 

1963 - 1972

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  LATAM Airlines Peru 

2016 - date

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

^ Genealogy : LanPeru >LATAM Peru

[Renamed]  LC Busre 

1998 - 2010

^ 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

[Active]  LC Peru 

2010* - date

^ 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

[Began?]  Lima Airlines 

(2016)

^ Comments : Lima Airlines secures Peruvian ASL in Jun2016

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Linea Aerea del Sur 

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >LanPeru

[Renamed]  Lineas Aereas Nacionales 

1931* - 1931*

^ 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

[Inactive]  Magenta Air 

2002 - 2006

^ Comments : Magenta Air was formed in 2002

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Movil Air Tours 

2012 - date

^ Comments : Movil Air Tours operations started on 15Dec2012

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Nasca Air Lines 

2008 - 2009

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

^ Genealogy : Aero Ica >Nasca Air Lines

[Status?]  Nasca Connection 

2008* - 2010*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Nuevo Continente 

2004 - 2006

^ 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

[Began?]  Peru Airlines 

(2005)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Peruvian Airlines 

2008 - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Peruvian Airways 

1929* - 1929

^ Comments :  

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

[Status?]  Peruvian Aviation & Travel System 

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  PIA (Peruvian International Airlines) 

1947 - 1949

^ Comments :  

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[Status?]  RIPSA (Rutas Internacionales Peruanas SA) 

1965* - 1968*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  SAE (Servicio Aereo Ejecutivo) 

1990* - 1995*

^ Comments :  

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[Status?]  SAE Cargo 

1997* - 1999*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Unconfirmed]  SAPSA (Servicios Aereos Peruanas SA) 

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  SATCO (Servicio Aereo de Transportes Comerciales) 

1973* - 1973

^ 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

[Status?]  Servicios Aereos Amazonicos 

1994* - 2004*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Servicios Aereos de Los Andes (Andes Air) 

2005 - date

^ 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 :  

[Inactive]  SIERRA (Sociedad Interregional de Servicios Aerocomerciales) 

1989 - 1989

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  SITRA Cargo System 

1991* - 1994

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Star Peru 

2004 - date

^ 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

[Renamed]  Star Up 

1997* - 2004

^ 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

[Inactive]  T doble A (Transportes Aéreos Andahuaylas) 

1994* - 2001*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  TAC (Transportes Aéreos Coyhaique)(Coyhaique Air Transportation) 

1979* - 1980*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  TACA Peru 

1999 - 2014*

^ 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

[Status?]  TAE 

2002* - 2002*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  TAISA (Transportes Aereos Internacionales) 

1983* - 1983*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Unknown

[Renamed]  TAM (Transportes Aereos Militares) 

1960* - 1960

^ 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

[Renamed]  TANS 

1960 - 1973

^ 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

[Inactive]  TANS Peru (Transportes Aereos Nacionales de la Selva) 

1999 - 2006

^ 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 :  

[Inactive]  TAPSA (Transportes Aereos Peruanas SA) 

1955* - 1961

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  TAR Aeroregional (Transporte Aereo Regional) 

2003* - 2004*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Taxi Aereo 

2002* - 2002*

^ Comments :  

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[Status?]  Taxi Aereo Ejecutivo 

2008* - 2008*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Taxi Aéreo Selva 

1983* - 2005*

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive]  Taymi Compania de Aviacion 

1995* - 1997

^ Comments :  

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[Status?]  Train Cargo Peru 

1984* - 1984*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Trans Amazon 

1992* - 1997*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Trans American 

1999* - 1999*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Transaer Peru 

2007* - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  TransAm (Trans-American Airlines) 

1999 - 1999

^ 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

[Status?]  Trans-Peruana (TransPeru) 

1966* - 1966*

^ Comments :  

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[Inactive]  Transportes Generales Aéreos 

2011 - 2015

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Travel Air 

2002* - 2008*

^ Comments :  

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[Planned]  VivaAirPerú 

2017 >

^ Comments : VivaAirPerú intends to commence operations during 2017 using A320s. Received its AOC in early 2017

^ Genealogy :  

[Began?]  Vive Perú 

(2014)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  WayraPeru 

2006 - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Zi Cargo 

1988 - 1991

^ Comments :  

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