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Montevideo Carrasco (MVD)
Uruguay B
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Bolivia's Amaszonas to acquire Uruguay's BQB; eyes Paraguay

BQB Líneas Aéreas (5Q, Montevideo) is set to resume operations on May 4 following the successful conclusion of take over talks between founder and CEO, Juan Carlos López Mena, and Amaszonas (Z8, La Paz El Alto) management. BQB suspended operations on April 10 threatening the jobs of over ninety employees.

A joint communique issued on Friday last week said the finalization of the deal would lead to the continuity of the airline therein guaranteeing Uruguay's connectivity with other countries ...

Uruguay's BQB Líneas Aéreas close to sealing deal with Amaszonas

BQB Líneas Aéreas (5Q, Montevideo) founder and CEO, Juan Carlos López Mena, is reportedly close to finalizing a deal to sell his troubled carrier to Bolivian operator, Amaszonas (Z8, La Paz El Alto), the Uruguayan press reports.

Airline sources who spoke to Montevideo's El Observador newspaper said that talks regarding the assignment of routes and frequencies were still ongoing with a result expected in the near future. On Wednesday, April 8, Mena reached an agreement with his staff ...

Uruguay's BQB Líneas Aéreas to shut up shop on April 11

BQB Líneas Aéreas (5Q, Montevideo) will cease operations on April 11 with 90 employees to be made redundant Uruguay's El Pais newspaper has reported quoting an internal company source. The carrier has struggled to remain afloat in a difficult market and as such, owner and founder Juan Carlos Lopez Mena has begun exploring his options apropos its future.

According to the paper, alongside possible partnership talks with Bolivian carrier Amaszonas (Z8, La Paz El Alto), Mena is also considering ...

Uruguay's BQB in talks to sell airline to Bolivia's Amaszonas

BQB Líneas Aéreas (5Q, Montevideo) owner and founder Juan Carlos Lopez Mena is in talks to sell the troubled carrier to Bolivian operator, Amaszonas (Z8, La Paz El Alto), Montevideo's El Observador newspaper has reported.

The Uruguayan government is said to have given its tacit approval to the negotiations though their current status is unknown at this time.

BQB has been in the doldrums since the middle of last year when a botched attempt at starting A319-100-operated flights to ...

Alas Uruguay to start operations next month

Alas Uruguay (Montevideo) will commence operations next month with charter flights to Asuncion once its first aircraft, a former Ukraine International Airlines B737-300 CX-OAA (msn 28569) dry-leased from Ireland's Aergo Group, exits the paint shop in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Once it has secured its Air Operators Certificate from the Uruguayan civil aviation authority (Dirección Nacional de Aviación Civil - DINACIA) and depending on traffic rights secured, initial destinations could include ...


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* Includes new or used aircraft not yet delivered for which a construction/manufacturer serial number is already known.


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