LATAM Ecuador

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LATAM Ecuador
Latam-logo -v (Indigo).svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
XL LNE AEROLANE
FoundedJuly 2002
Commenced operationsApril 23, 2003
AOC #E1QF037F[1]
Hubs
Frequent-flyer programLATAM Pass
AllianceOneworld (2007-2020; affiliate)[2]
Fleet size4
Destinations9
Parent companyLATAM Airlines Group
HeadquartersQuito, Ecuador[3]
Key peopleDaniel Leng (CEO)
Websitewww.latamairlines.com

Aerolane Líneas Aéreas Nacionales del Ecuador S.A. d/b/a LATAM Airlines Ecuador (formerly LAN Ecuador) is a subsidiary of LATAM Airlines Group, based in Quito, Ecuador.[4][5] It is owned by Translloyd (55%) and LAN Airlines (45%).[5][6]

History[edit]

LATAM Ecuador was established in July 2002 as LAN Ecuador and started operations on April 23, 2003 with two Boeing 767-300ERs operated by LAN Airlines.

In 2007 the airline became a member of the Oneworld alliance as a subsidiary of LAN Airlines.[7] On December 24, 2008, LAN Ecuador received approval to begin domestic operations, which were launched by April 6, 2009, with the Airbus A318.[8]

LATAM Airlines Group announced that the purchase of 26 Boeing 787's would be distributed between LATAM Chile, LATAM Perú, and LATAM Ecuador.[9]

Destinations[edit]

Codeshare agreements[edit]

LATAM Ecuador codeshares with the following airlines:[10]

Fleet[edit]

Current fleet[edit]

A LATAM Ecuador Airbus A319-100 in the former livery at Miami International Airport in 2016
A former LAN Ecuador Boeing 767-300ER landing at Miami International Airport in 2010

As of February 2021, the LATAM Ecuador fleet consists of the following aircraft:[11][12]

LATAM Ecuador fleet
Aircraft In
service
Orders Passengers Notes
J Y Total
Airbus A319-100 4 144 144
Total 4

Former fleet[edit]

The airline previously operated the following aircraft:[13]

LATAM Ecuador former fleet
Aircraft Total Introduced Retired Notes
Airbus A318-100 3 2009 2011 Transferred to LAN Airlines
Airbus A320-200 6 2011 2014
Boeing 767-300ER 6 2008 2012

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Federal Aviation Administration – Airline Certificate Information – Detail View". av-info.faa.gov. Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Details | oneworld". www.oneworld.com. Retrieved 14 February 2020.
  3. ^ "Política de privacidad". LATAM Airlines. Retrieved 13 August 2021.
  4. ^ "Política de privacidad". LATAM Airlines. Retrieved 13 August 2021.
  5. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 3 April 2007. p. 104.
  6. ^ "On-Board Lan Ecuador Aero Airlines". cleartrip.com. Retrieved 10 December 2016.
  7. ^ "History of LATAM Ecuador" (in Spanish).
  8. ^ LAN Ecuador Approved To Begin Domestic Flights http://www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/general_aviation/read.main/4259540/
  9. ^ LAN to buy 26x Boeing 787's for LAN Group
  10. ^ "Profile on LAN Ecuador". CAPA. Centre for Aviation. Archived from the original on 29 October 2016. Retrieved 29 October 2016.
  11. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2019 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2019): 13.
  12. ^ "LATAM Airlines Ecuador Fleet Details and History". Planespotters.net. Retrieved 13 February 2021.
  13. ^ "LAN Ecuador Fleet Details and History". www.planespotters.net. Retrieved 2 January 2020.

External links[edit]

Media related to LAN Ecuador at Wikimedia Commons