LATAM Ecuador

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LATAM Ecuador
Latam-logo -v (Indigo).svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 2002
Hubs Mariscal Sucre International Airport
Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport
Focus cities Mariscal Lamar International Airport
Frequent-flyer program LATAM Pass
Alliance Oneworld (affiliate)
Fleet size 12
Destinations 11
Parent company LATAM Airlines Group
Headquarters Guayaquil, Ecuador
Key people Xavier Rivera (Chairman)
Jorge Dahik (CEO)

LATAM Ecuador, formerly LAN Ecuador (Aerolane Líneas Aéreas Nacionales del Ecuador S.A.), is a subsidiary of LATAM Airlines, based in Guayaquil, Ecuador.[1] Operates scheduled passenger services using leased LAN aircraft.[2]


LATAM Ecuador was established in July 2002 as LAN Ecuador and started operations on 28 April 2003. It is owned by Translloyd (55%) and LAN Airlines (45%).[2]

On 24 December 2008, LATAM Ecuador received approval to begin domestic operations, which were launched by the end of March 2009 with Airbus A318 aircraft.[3]

LATAM Airlines announced that the purchase of 26 Boeing 787's would be distributed between LATAM Chile, LATAM Perú, LATAM Argentina, and LATAM Ecuador. The amount to enter the LAN Ecuador fleet is unknown at this time, but it is likely the Boeing 787's will replace the ageing Boeing 767-300's.[4]


Boeing 767-316ER of LAN Ecuador


As of August 2016, the LAN Ecuador fleet consists of the following aircraft:[5]

LAN Ecuador Fleet
Aircraft In Service Passengers
Airbus A319-100 6 144
Boeing 767-300ER 3 238
Total 9


  1. ^ "Directory:World airlines." Flight International. 23–29 March 2004. 97.
  2. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 104. 
  3. ^ LAN Ecuador Approved To Begin Domestic Flights
  4. ^ LAN to buy 26x Boeing 787's for LAN Group
  5. ^ "LAN Ecuador Fleet". Retrieved 2014-01-04. 

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