LAN Express

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LAN Express
LAN Express logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1998 (after Fast Air & Ladeco merger)
Hubs Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport
Alliance Oneworld (affiliate)
Fleet size 12
Destinations 19
Parent company LAN Airlines
Headquarters Santiago, Chile
LAN Express logo, in LAN branding

LAN Express (Transporte Aéreo S.A.) is an airline based in Santiago, Chile. It is Chile's second airline, as a subsidiary of LAN Airlines, and operates some domestic and a few international routes for its parent. The brand was merged into LAN Airlines in 2004, but LAN Airlines still operate some domestic flights using the code of LAN Express. Its main base is Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport, Santiago.[1]


The airline was formerly known as Ladeco and established in September 1958. Ladeco was acquired by LAN Chile in August 1995 following the approval of the Chilean Antimonopolies Board. In October 1998 LAN Chile merged Ladeco with Fast Air.[1]


LAN Express operated the following services (at January 2005):[2]


The LAN Express fleet consists of the following aircraft as of January 2014:[3][4]

LAN Express Fleet
Aircraft In Service Passengers
Airbus A319-100 2 144
Airbus A320-200 10 174
Total 12


  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 104. 
  2. ^ Flight International, 5–11 April 2005
  3. ^ "LAN Express Fleet". Retrieved 2014-01-04. 
  4. ^ "Fleet LAN". Retrieved 2014-01-04. 

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