LAN Ecuador

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Aerolane Líneas Aéreas Nacionales del Ecuador S.A. (LAN Ecuador)
LAN Airlines logo.svg
IATA
XL
ICAO
LNE
Callsign
AEROLANE
Founded 2002
Hubs Mariscal Sucre International Airport
Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport
Focus cities Mariscal Lamar International Airport
Frequent-flyer program LANPASS
Alliance Oneworld
Fleet size 12
Destinations 11
Parent company LAN Airlines S.A.
Headquarters Guayaquil, Ecuador
Key people Xavier Rivera (Chairman)
Jorge Dahik (CEO)
Website www.lan.com
Boeing 767-316ER of LAN Ecuador.

LAN Ecuador is a subsidiary of LAN Airlines, based in Guayaquil, Ecuador.[1] Operates scheduled passenger services using leased LAN aircraft.[2]

History[edit]

LAN Ecuador was established in July 2002 and started operations on 28 April 2003. It is owned by Translloyd (55%) and LAN Airlines (45%).[2]

On 24 December 2008, LAN Ecuador received approval to begin domestic operations, which were launched by the end of March 2009 with Airbus A318 aircraft.[citation needed]

Destinations[edit]

Fleet[edit]

As of February 2014, the LAN Ecuador fleet consists of the following aircraft:[3]

LAN Ecuador Fleet
Aircraft In Service Passengers
Airbus A319-100 2 144
Airbus A320-200 5 174
Boeing 767-300ER 5 221
Total 12

Fleet development[edit]

LAN Airlines announced that the purchase of 26 Boeing 787's would be separated between LAN Airlines, LAN Perú, LAN Argentina, and LAN Ecuador. The amount to enter the LAN Ecuador fleet is unknown at this time, but it is likely the Boeing 787's will replace the ageing Boeing 767-300's.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory:World airlines." Flight International. 23–29 March 2004. 97.
  2. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 104. 
  3. ^ "LAN Ecuador Fleet". ch-aviation.ch. Retrieved 2014-01-04. 
  4. ^ LAN to buy 26x Boeing 787's for LAN Group

External links[edit]