ABSA Cargo Airline

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ABSA Cargo Airline
TAM Cargo
ABSA logo.png
IATA
M3
ICAO
TUS
Callsign
TURISMO
Founded 1995
Hubs Viracopos International Airport
Fleet size 4
Parent company LATAM Airlines Group
Headquarters Campinas, Brazil
Key people Norberto M. Jochmann (President)
Francisco Cancherini (Flight Operations Director)
Website www.absacargo.com.br

ABSA Cargo Airline is a cargo airline based in Campinas, Brazil. It operates scheduled services within Latin America and between Brazil and the United States, as well as charter services. Its main base is Viracopos International Airport, Campinas.[1] Since July 2012 it trades as TAM Cargo, after the absorption of TAM Airlines by its parent LAN Airlines to form LATAM Airlines Group. ABSA has a fleet of four Boeing 767-300F.

History[edit]

The airline was established and started operations on 2 June 1995 as Brasil Transair - Transportes Charter Turismo. In November 2001 LAN Airlines bought a majority stake in the company. It is owned by LAN Airlines (74%), Jochmann (13%) and TADEF (13%) and has 285 employees (at March 2007).[1]

Fleet[edit]

ABSA Cargo fleet
ABSA Cargo Boeing 767-300F.
An ABSA Cargo Boeing 767-300F with colors of TAM Cargo.
ABSA Cargo Boeing 767-300F.

The ABSA fleet includes the following aircraft (as of April 2015):[2]

Aircraft Registration Serial Number Fabrication Acquisition Details
B767-316F(ER) PR-ABB 29881 1999 2002 Ex:CC-CZX
B767-316F(ER) PR-ABD 34245 2005 2005
B767-346F(ER) PR-ACO 35817 2007 2014 Ex:N526LA - TAM Cargo colors.
B767-346F(ER) PR-ACQ 35818 2007 2015 Ex:N422LA

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. p. 44. 
  2. ^ "ABSA Cargo". ch-aviation.com. Retrieved 2015-04-25. 

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