LAN Perú

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LAN Perú
LAN Airlines logo.svg
IATA
LP
ICAO
LPE
Callsign
LAN PERU
Founded 1998
Hubs Jorge Chávez International Airport
Focus cities Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport
Rodríguez Ballón International Airport
Frequent-flyer program LANPASS
Alliance Oneworld
Fleet size 31
Destinations 32
Parent company LAN Airlines
Headquarters Lima, Peru
Key people Félix Antelo
Website www.lan.com

LAN Perú S.A. is an airline based in Lima, Peru.[1] It is a subsidiary of Chilean publicly traded company LAN Airlines (NYSELFL), which owns 49% of the airline. It operates scheduled domestic and international services. Its main base is on the grounds of Jorge Chávez International Airport.[2] LAN Perú is the dominant airline in Peru, controlling 73.4% of the domestic market.[3]

History[edit]

The airline was established in July 1998 in Lima by the entrepreneurs Mr. Boris Hirmas Rubio, Lorenzo Sousa Debarbieri, Javier Rodriguez Larrain Salinas and Cristian Said Montiel and began operations on July 2, 1999 with domestic services from Jorge Chávez International Airport to Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport, Cusco and Rodriguez Ballon International Airport, Arequipa. The launch of LAN Perú marked the reappearance of a major national airline in Peru after the demise of Aeroperú, Faucett Perú and others. An international service to Miami International Airport was added on November 15, 1999. It became a subsidiary of LAN in September 2002, owned by LAN Airlines (49%), ER Larraín (30%) and Inversiones Aéreas (21%) and has 1,500 employees.


LAN Perú Boeing 737-200 taxiing at Cusco in 2000.
LAN Perú Airbus A320-200 at Lima in 2002.
LAN Perú Boeing 737-200.

In 2004 it was incorporated into LAN Airlines holding with the change of the name of the parent company.

In 2008 transported about 3 million and 500 thousand passengers, with 2 million and 900 thousand in the domestic market.

In October 2009 received authorization to provide aircraft maintenance services.

Destinations[edit]

Fleet[edit]

LAN Perú current fleet


LAN Perú fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of April 2015):[4]

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Aircraft In Service Orders Notes
Airbus A319-100 15 -
Airbus A320-200 8 - 5 are equipped with sharklets.
Boeing 767-300ER 8 - Will replaced with Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
Boeing 787 Dreamliner - 3 3 will be incorporated in January 2016.
Total 31 3

LANPASS[edit]

LANPASS is LAN Perú's Frequent Flyer Program, shared with the parent company LAN Airlines. There are currently over two million members in Chile, Argentina, Peru, Ecuador, Canada and the United States. The program goes under three stages of benefits of LAN Peru and Oneworld which include Oneworld Ruby or Premium, Oneworld Sapphire or Premium Silver and Oneworld Emerald or Commodore.

The LANPASS Program has four membership categories:[5]

  • LANPASS
  • Premium (Oneworld Ruby)[6]
  • Premium Silver (Oneworld Sapphire)[6]
  • Commodore (Oneworld Emerald)[6]

Codeshare Agreements[edit]

LAN Perú has codeshare agreements with the following airlines as of November 2007:

Subsidiaries[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines." Flight International. March 23–29, 2004. "Lan Peru" 98.
  2. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 104. 
  3. ^ http://www.aeronoticias.com.pe/noticiero/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2173&Itemid=56 Aeronoticias del Peru, news site about Peruvian aviation news (in Spanish)
  4. ^ "LAN Perú Fleet". ch-aviation.com. Retrieved 2015-04-27. 
  5. ^ Terms and Conditions Of the LANPASS frequent flyer program
  6. ^ a b c LAN Oneworld Tier Status

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