LATAM Perú

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LATAM Perú
Latam-logo -v (Indigo).svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
LP LPE LAN PERU
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
Alliance Oneworld (affiliate)
Fleet size 27
Destinations 32
Parent company LATAM Airlines Group
Headquarters Lima, Peru
Key people Félix Antelo
Website www.latam.com

LATAM Perú, formerly LAN Perú S.A. is an airline based in Lima, Peru.[1] It is a subsidiary of LATAM Airlines (NYSELFL), which owns 49% of the airline. It operates scheduled domestic and international services. Its main base is Jorge Chávez International Airport.[2] LATAM Perú is the dominant airline in Peru, controlling 73.4% of the domestic market.[3]

History[edit]

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. Its launch 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 Airlines in September 2002, owned by LAN Airlines (49%), ER Larraín (30%) and Inversiones Aéreas (21%) and has 1,500 employees.

LAN Perú Boeing 737-200 taxiing at Cusco in 2000.
LAN Perú Airbus A320-200 at Lima in 2002.
LAN Perú Boeing 737-200.

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.

Destinations[edit]

Codeshare Agreements[edit]

LATAM Perú has codeshare agreements with the following airlines:

Fleet[edit]

LAN Perú current fleet

The LATAM Perú fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of August 2016):[5]

Aircraft In Service Orders Notes
Airbus A319-100 8 -
Airbus A320-200 14 -
Boeing 787 Dreamliner 3 -
Total 27 0

LATAMPASS[edit]

LATAMPASS is LATAM Perú's Frequent Flyer Program, shared with the parent company LATAM Airlines. There are currently over two million members in Chile, Argentina, Peru, Ecuador, Canada and the United States.

The LATAMPASS Program has four membership categories:[6]

  • LATAMPASS
  • Premium (Oneworld Ruby)[7]
  • Premium Silver (Oneworld Sapphire)[7]
  • Commodore (Oneworld Emerald)[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines." Flight International. March 23–29, 2004. "Lan Peru" 98.
  2. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 104. 
  3. ^ 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)
  4. ^ "DOT Approves WestJet–LATAM Peru Codeshare Agreement". Aviation Week. Archived from the original on 2016-11-04. Retrieved 2016-11-04. 
  5. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part Two)". Airliner World (November 2016): 28. 
  6. ^ Terms and Conditions Of the LANPASS frequent flyer program
  7. ^ a b c LAN Oneworld Tier Status

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