Líneas Aéreas Nacionales S. A. (Peru)

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Lineas Aéreas Nacionales S. A.
Founded 1963
Ceased operations January 4, 1972
Hubs Jorge Chavez International Airport
Focus cities Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport, Pucallpa Airport
Destinations Cuzco,[1] Iquitos[1]
Headquarters Lima, Peru
Key people Juan Checa, President[1]

Lineas Aéreas Nacionales S.A. (LANSA) was a Peruvian commercial airline headquartered in Peru, which was established in 1963. After its last Lockheed Electra crashed at Christmas Eve 1971. LANSA ceased operation, and lost its operating authority on January 4, 1972 when its working capital was exhausted.[2]


Over the years, LANSA operated 17 aircraft. All were Lockheed Aircraft models except for four NAMC YS-11 models.[3]

Accidents and incidents[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Aéreas Nacionales "World Airlines" Flight International p.634, 6 May 1971
  2. ^ World Airlines Flight International, p. S31, 18 May 1972
  3. ^ ATDB
  4. ^ a b c BAA-ACRO
  5. ^ Accident history for 19660427-0 at Aviation Safety Network
  6. ^ Accident history for 19700809-0 at Aviation Safety Network
  7. ^ Accident history for 19711224-0 at Aviation Safety Network