|Founded||1998 (as LAN Perú)
May 5, 2016 (as LATAM Perú)
|Hubs||Jorge Chávez International Airport|
|Focus cities||Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport
Rodríguez Ballón International Airport
|Frequent-flyer program||LATAM Pass|
|Parent company||LATAM Airlines Group|
|Key people||Félix Antelo|
LATAM Perú, formerly LAN Perú S.A., and previously as LANSA, is an airline based in Lima, Peru. It is a subsidiary of Chilean publicly traded company LATAM Airlines (NYSE: LFL), which owns 49% of the airline. It operates scheduled domestic and international services. Its main base is on the grounds of Jorge Chávez International Airport. LAN Perú is the dominant airline in Peru, controlling 73.4% of the domestic market.
The airline was established in July 1998 in Lima by the entrepreneurs Mr. Boris Hirmas Rubio, Lorenzo Sousa Debarbieri, Javier Rodriguez Larrain Salinas and Cristian Said Montiel and began operations on July 2, 1999 with domestic services from Jorge Chávez International Airport to Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport, Cusco and Rodriguez Ballon International Airport, Arequipa. The launch of LAN Perú marked the reappearance of a major national airline in Peru after the demise of Aeroperú, Faucett Perú and others. An international service to Miami International Airport was added on November 15, 1999. It became a subsidiary of LAN in September 2002, owned by LAN Airlines (49%), ER Larraín (30%) and Inversiones Aéreas (21%) and has 1,500 employees.
In 2004 it was incorporated into LAN Airlines holding with the change of the name of the parent company.
In 2008 transported about 3 million and 500 thousand passengers, with 2 million and 900 thousand in the domestic market.
In October 2009 received authorization to provide aircraft maintenance services.
LAN Perú fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of April 2015):
|Airbus A320-200||8||-||5 are equipped with sharklets.|
|Boeing 767-300ER||10||-||Will be replaced with Boeing 787 Dreamliner.|
|Boeing 787 Dreamliner||2||3||3 will be incorporated in July 2016.|
LANPASS is LAN Perú's Frequent Flyer Program, shared with the parent company LAN Airlines. There are currently over two million members in Chile, Argentina, Peru, Ecuador, Canada and the United States. The program goes under three stages of benefits of LAN Peru and Oneworld which include Oneworld Ruby or Premium, Oneworld Sapphire or Premium Silver and Oneworld Emerald or Commodore.
The LANPASS Program has four membership categories:
- Premium (Oneworld Ruby)
- Premium Silver (Oneworld Sapphire)
- Commodore (Oneworld Emerald)
LAN Perú has codeshare agreements with the following airlines as of November 2007:
- "Directory: World Airlines." Flight International. March 23–29, 2004. "Lan Peru" 98.
- "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 104.
- http://www.aeronoticias.com.pe/noticiero/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2173&Itemid=56 Aeronoticias del Peru, news site about Peruvian aviation news (in Spanish)
- "LAN Perú Fleet". ch-aviation.com. Retrieved 2015-04-27.
- Terms and Conditions Of the LANPASS frequent flyer program
- LAN Oneworld Tier Status
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