Amaszonas Paraguay (ZP, Asuncion) took delivery of its first aircraft - a CRJ-200 on lease from Air Nostrum (YW, Valencia Manises) - on Wednesday, August 19 Skyliner Aviation has reported. The aircraft - EC-ITU (cn 7866) - is sourced from the Spanish carrier as part of its partnership with Amaszonas (Z8, La Paz El Alto) in the Inversiones Líneas Aéreas Internacionales SL consortium.

While the start-up is still undergoing certification with the Paraguayan civil aviation authority (Dirección Nacional de Aeronáutica Civil - DINAC), it has set a tentative launch date of September 9 with its maiden return route set to be Asuncion-Ciudad del Este (Paraguay's second largest city).