Línea Turística Aereotuy

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LTA - Línea Turística Aereotuy
Línea Turística Aereotuy logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
LD TUY AEREOTUY
Founded 1982
Focus cities Simón Bolívar International Airport
Fleet size 3
Destinations 2
Parent company Grupo Cóndor C.A.
Headquarters Caracas, Venezuela
Key people Juan Carlos Marquez, President
Website tuy.com

LTA - Línea Turística Aereotuy was[1] a Venezuelan regional airline headquartered in Caracas and based at Simón Bolívar International Airport.[2]

History[edit]

Línea Turística Aereotuy de Havilland Canada Dash 7 in 2001

The airline was established and started operations in 1982. It was part of a full service safari company with its own lodges, camps, guides, aircraft and sailing vessels and operated services to remote destinations in Venezuela, including tourist attractions. It had 300 employees at March 2010.[2] As of June 2018, the airline ceased all serves and plans to restart operations.[1]

Destinations[edit]

Regular services were operated between Caracas and Los Roques[3] with further routes served as charters.

Fleet[edit]

As of April 2012 the Línea Turística Aereotuy fleet consisted of the following aircraft:[4][5]

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On April 17, 2009, an Línea Turística Aereotuy Cessna 208 Caravan aircraft crashed shortly after taking off from Canaima National Park after failing to gain sufficient altitude, killing one person. The aircraft had been chartered to take holiday makers to Ciudad Bolívar.[6]

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External links[edit]

Media related to Línea Turística Aereotuy at Wikimedia Commons