Avianca Perú

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Avianca Perú
Avianca Logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
T0 TPU TACA PERÚ
FoundedJuly 1999
Ceased operationsMay 10, 2020
HubsJorge Chávez International Airport
Frequent-flyer programLifeMiles
AllianceStar Alliance (affiliate)
Fleet size5
Destinations16
Parent companyAvianca
Key peopleDaniel Ratti
Websiteavianca.com

Avianca Perú was an airline based in Lima, Peru. It operated domestic services and international services. Its main base was Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM), Lima. The airline operated out of 18 airports. It was part of the Synergy Group and operated its flights with TACA's codes. Through Synergy Group, it was one of the seven nationally branded airlines (Avianca Ecuador, Avianca Honduras, etc.) in the Avianca Holdings group of Latin American airlines. The airline ceased all operations on May 10th, 2020.

History[edit]

The airline was established in 1999 and started operations in July 1999. It was founded by Daniel Ratti and Ernesto Mahle as TransAm but changed its name to TACA Peru when TACA took a minority holding, and renamed as Avianca Peru after Avianca-TACA fusion. It is owned by Daniel Ratti (51%) and the Synergy Group (49%).

End of Operations[edit]

On May 10, 2020 Avianca Holdings S.A. announced the cancellation of operations in Peru following its filing for bankruptcy protection, starting a process of liquidation and closure of Avianca Perú S.A., which ended the airline after 21 years of operation.[1]

Destinations[edit]

Fleet[edit]

TACA Peru Airbus flying under the old TACA livery.

The Avianca Perú fleet consisted of the following aircraft:[2]

Avianca Perú Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
C Y Total
Airbus A319-100 1 12 108 120
Airbus A320-200 2 12 138 150
Airbus A321-200 1 12 182 194
Airbus A330-200 1 30 222 252
Total 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Avianca Perú anuncia cierre de operaciones y un proceso de disolución y liquidación". RPP Noticias. 10 May 2020. Retrieved 10 May 2020.
  2. ^ https://www.planespotters.net/airline/Avianca-Peru

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