Companhia Itaú de Transportes Aéreos

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Companhia Itaú de Transportes Aéreos
IATA
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Founded 1947
Commenced operations 1948
Ceased operations 1956
Parent company Companhia de cimento Portland Itaú
Headquarters São Paulo, Brazil

Companhia Itaú de Transportes Aéreos was a Brazilian airline founded in 1947. In 1955 it was sold to Transportes Aéreos Nacional, which incorporated the airline the following year.

History[edit]

Itaú was founded on September 30, 1947 as a subsidiary of the producer of cement Itaú and dedicated exclusively to the transportation of cargo. Operations started in 1948. In October 1955, suffering from the losses of some aircraft due to accidents, Itaú was sold to Transportes Aéreos Nacional. In 1956 Nacional incorporated the airline.[1]

Destinations[edit]

In 1950 Itaú served the following cities:[2]

Fleet[edit]

Itaú Fleet[3]
Aircraft Total Years of operation
Notes
Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando 12 1948 – 1956
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina 1 1955 – 1956

Accidents and incidents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Histórico-Cultural da Aeronáutica (2005). História Geral da Aeronáutica Brasileira: de janeiro de 1946 a janeiro de 1956 após o término da Segunda Guerra Mundial até a posse do Dr. Juscelino Kubitschek como Presidente da República (in Portuguese) 4. Rio de Janeiro: GR3 Comunicação & Design. p. 352. 
  2. ^ Pereira, Aldo (1987). Breve História da Aviação Comercial Brasileira (in Portuguese). Rio de Janeiro: Europa. p. 306. 
  3. ^ Pereira, Aldo (1987). Breve História da Aviação Comercial Brasileira (in Portuguese). Rio de Janeiro: Europa. p. 306. 
  4. ^ "Accident description PP-ITD". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  5. ^ Pereira, Aldo (1987). Breve História da Aviação Comercial Brasileira (in Portuguese). Rio de Janeiro: Europa. p. 306. 
  6. ^ "Accident description PP-ITG". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 16 July 2011. 

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