Paranair

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Paranair
Paranair logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
ZP AZP GUARANI
Founded
2015 (as Amaszonas Paraguay)
15 October 2018 (as Paranair)
Commenced operations23 September 2015
HubsSilvio Pettirossi International Airport
Fleet size4
Destinations12
HeadquartersAsunción, Paraguay
Websiteparanair.com

Paranair, formerly Amaszonas Paraguay, is a Paraguayan airline based at Silvio Pettirossi International Airport, in the country's capital of Asunción. It utilizes a fleet of Bombardier CRJ200 aircraft to operate scheduled flights between Paraguay and other South American countries.

History[edit]

Paranair's previous logo as Amaszonas Paraguay.

The airline was founded in 2015, originally as a joint venture between Air Nostrum and Amaszonas as Amaszonas Paraguay.[1] As Amaszonas Paraguay, the airline's first flight took place on 23 September 2015.[2] 19 June 2018, the airline announced its separation and independence from the Amaszonas group of airlines by rebranding the company as Paranair. The company's backers became Inversiones en Lineas Aereas Internacionales in Spain and Avmax Group Inc. in Canada, with each company holding a 50% stake in Paranair.[3] Operations under the Paranair name began on 15 October 2018.[4]

Destinations[edit]

As of December 2018, Paranair offers scheduled flights to the following destinations:[5]

Country City Airport Notes
Argentina Buenos Aires Aeroparque Jorge Newbery
Argentina Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini International Airport
Argentina Salta Martín Miguel de Güemes International Airport
Brazil Campo Grande Campo Grande International Airport Terminated
Brazil Curitiba Afonso Pena International Airport
Brazil Florianópolis Hercílio Luz International Airport Seasonal
Brazil Porto Alegre Salgado Filho International Airport Terminated
Brazil Rio de Janeiro Galeão International Airport Seasonal
Brazil Sao Paulo São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport
Chile Iquique Diego Aracena International Airport
Chile Santiago Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport Terminated
Paraguay Asunción Silvio Pettirossi International Airport Hub
Paraguay Ciudad del Este Guaraní International Airport
Peru Lima Jorge Chávez International Airport Terminated
Uruguay Montevideo Carrasco International Airport
Uruguay Punta del Este C/C Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport Seasonal

Codeshare agreements[edit]

Paranair has codeshare agreements with the following airlines:

Fleet[edit]

As of December 2018, Paranair operates the following aircraft:[6]

Paranair Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
Y Total
Bombardier CRJ200 4 50 50
Total 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Air Nostrum inicia operaciones latinas con Amazonas y Flyest" [Air Nostrum starts Latin operations with Amazonas and Flyest]. reportur.com.ar (in Spanish). 8 May 2017. Retrieved 23 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Lanzamiento de Amaszonas Paraguay" [Launch of Amaszonas Paraguay]. La Nación (in Spanish). 2 September 2015. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Paranair será la nueva compañía aérea paraguaya" [Paranair will be the new Paraguayan airline]. Paranair (Press release) (in Spanish). Compañía de Aviación Paraguaya S.A. 10 September 2018. Retrieved 9 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Paranair es el nombre de la nueva aerolínea con bandera paraguaya" [Paranair is the name of the new airline with Paraguayan flag]. Contacto News (in Spanish). Contacto Editorial. 10 September 2018. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Paranair - Destinations". Paranair. Compañía de Aviación Paraguaya S.A. Retrieved 9 December 2018.
  6. ^ "Paranair - Fleet". Paranair. Compañía de Aviación Paraguaya S.A. Retrieved 8 December 2018.