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 LAN Airlines
Headquarters Campinas, Brazil
Key people Norberto M. Jochmann (President)
Francisco Cancherini (Flight Operations Director)
Website www.absacargo.com.br
ABSA 767 at MIA, 2012

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]

The ABSA fleet includes the following aircraft (as of January 2014):[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. p. 44. 
  2. ^ "ABSA Cargo". ch-aviation.com. Retrieved 2014-01-27. 

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