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Cuenca Mariscal Lamar (CUE)
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Ecuador's Línea Aérea Cuencana to add maiden Boeing metal

LAC - Línea Aérea Cuencana (L5, Cuenca) will shortly add its maiden Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) machinery to its fleet which, since its launch in May 2013, has consisted of a single CRJ-700.

ch-aviation research shows that HC-COP (msn 25176), a B737-500 that was formerly in service with Sudamericana de Aviación (Latacunga), is currently undergoing maintenance checks in Latacunga ahead of its hand over to LAC later this quarter.

Backed by a trio of Ecuadorian businessmen, LAC offers ...

Ecuador's Línea Aérea Cuencana to move operational base to Latacunga

LAC - Línea Aérea Cuencana (L5, Cuenca) is to move its operational base from Cuenca to Latacunga in a bid to increase its local market share. El Mercurio newspaper says the carrier recently suspended its Quito Int'l to Loja service in preparation for the move. A formal relaunch with new flights to Cuenca, Loja, Lago Agrio, Coca, Guayaquil and Manta is expected once certification at Latacunga is complete. A second aircraft is also set to join the fleet, which currently consists of just one ...

Ecuador's Línea Aérea Cuencana to début with domestic ops from May 13

LAC - Línea Aérea Cuencana (L5, Cuenca) is, at last, set to take to the skies on Monday, May 13 using its sole CRJ-700, HC-CMY (c/n 10004). Using an initial investment of USD35million, LAC's owners - businessmen Carlos Torres, Luis Miguel and Victor Hugo Astudillo - plan to initially launch flights out of Cuenca to Quito Int'l, Guayaquil, Loja and Latacunga. With the arrival of a second aircraft due in the next six months, further operations are planned to Macas and Manta.

Línea Aérea Cuencana plans to add CRJ-900s for launch

LAC - Línea Aérea Cuencana (L5, Cuenca) seems to be finally getting closer to receiving an air operator certificate in Ecuador according to a news report by Ecuadorian news portal Hoy. LAC is currently conducting proving flights with its only aircraft, ex-Indycar Aviation (Indianapolis Int'l) CRJ-700 HC-CMY (c/n 10004) it has already taken delivery of last summer. It reportedly also plans to add two CRJ-900s to its fleet ahead of its planned launch of domestic services in Ecuador.


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Aircraft TypeActiveInactiveTotalOn Order* BØ Age PCapacity P  
B737-500 11hiddenhiddenhidden
CRJ-7001 1hiddenhiddenhidden
* Includes new or used aircraft not yet delivered for which a construction/manufacturer serial number is already known.


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