Líneas Aéreas Suramericanas
Líneas Aéreas Suramericanas (LAS CARGO) is a cargo airline based in Bogotá, Colombia. It operates scheduled and chartered cargo flights to North and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Its main base is El Dorado International Airport, Bogotá.
|Founded||1972 as AeroNorte|
|Hubs||El Dorado International Airport|
|Key people||Luis Prieto G. - CEO Leonardo Andres Alvarez - TechOps VP|
The company changed its name in 1986 to Líneas Aéreas Suramericanas and started serving North America with a Canadair CL-44. In 1987 it started flying between Bogotá and Panamá, when a Sud Aviation Caravelle joined the fleet.
By 2005 the company had built its own two hangars and purchased its fourth Boeing 727-200, and by the end of 2008 two more 727-200s joined the fleet. The company became an International Air Transport Association member in 2013.
The company updated its corporate image in 2014 including a new logo and a new livery design for its aircraft.
LAS CARGO has a current fleet of seven aircraft.
On 13 July 2016 Boeing announced that LAS CARGO had purchased two Boeing 737-800 BCF aircraft to join its fleet.
|Boeing 727-200F Super 27||2||0|
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