Línea Turística Aereotuy

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Línea Turística Aereotuy
Logo Aerotuy.jpg
IATA
ICAO
TUY
Callsign
AEREOTUY
Founded 1982
Hubs Simón Bolívar International Airport
Fleet size 8
Destinations 10
Headquarters Caracas, Venezuela
Key people Juan Carlos Marquez President
Website www.tuy.com

Línea Turística Aereotuy is an airline based in Caracas, Venezuela. It operates services to remote destinations in Venezuela, including tourist attractions. Its main base is Simón Bolívar International Airport, Caracas.[1]

History[edit]

The airline was established and started operations in 1982. It is part of a full service safari company with its own lodges, camps, guides, aircraft and sailing vessels. It has 300 employees (at March 2010).[1]

Destinations[edit]

Fleet[edit]

As of April 2012 the Línea Turística Aereotuy fleet consists of the following aircraft:[2] [3]

Incidents and accidents[edit]

On 17 April 2009, an LTA Cessna 208 Caravan aircraft crashed shortly after taking off from Canaima, Venezuela, killing one child. The aircraft had been chartered by the First Choice tour operator to take holiday makers to the Canaima National Park.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 106. 
  2. ^ Flight International 2009 World Airliner Census retrieved 2012-04-27
  3. ^ Our Fleet – Línea Turística Aereotuy website (in Spanish) retrieved 2010-06-17

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