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Austral Lineas Aéreas

Austral Airlines logo
IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
IATA Member
AU
AUT
143
 
Yes
Austral Airlines
Austral Lineas Aereas Embraer 190
Austral Lineas Aéreas
Bouchard 547, Piso 9
1106 Buenos Aires
ARGENTINA

Tel.: +54 11 4130 3599
Fax: +54 11 4130 3595
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.aerolineas.com.ar

Type: Scheduled, charter, international, regional, domestic, pax, cargo
Owner: Interinvest (100%)
Base: Buenos Aires (AEP)
Hubs: Buenos Aires (EZE)
Start of ops: June 1971
Alliances: Aerolineas Argentinas
Austral Lineas Aéreas operates this equipment: Executives:
  • 21 x Embraer 190 (+1 planned)
President:
Finance Director:
ops Manager:
Mariano Recalde
Pablo Ceriani
Rodolfo Fernando Giromini

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
Austral Lineas Aéreas ALA
AU
AUT
Argentina Buenos Aires-Aeroparque 1971-
Entered bankrupcy in 1980, being administrated by the state until 1985. Acquired by Cielos del Sur holding company. 70%stake taken 1991 by Iberia, to be reduced to zero in 1996 (then transferred to SEPI, the Spanish state holding company for public enterprises as a EU condition for Iberia subsidy). 9% stake acquired in 1998 by American. 90% acquired by AirComet (Grupo Marsans) in 2001. All aircraft painted with Aerolineas Argentinas titles on port side during 2003, until 2007 when Austral selected its own livery. Expropriated by Argentinian government from Marsans (along Aerolineas Argentinas; announced 18/11/08, decree 9/1/09).
Austral Compañia Argentina de Transportes Aéreos Comercial e Industrial
Argentina   1957-1971
Formed out of Aerovias Monder with Pan American's help (6.6%). Started trading as ALA/Austral from 1968 and took-over ALA on 16/12/70. Renamed on 23/6/71.

Date
Aircraft
Reg.
Location
Country
Fatal
Damage
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-81
LV-WPY
Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini (EZE) Argentina
0
repaired
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
LV-WEG
near Nuevo Berlin Uruguay
74
w/o
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-81
N1003G
near Posadas, MI Argentina
22
w/o
BAC One-Eleven 529FR
LV-LOX
15 km ESE off Buenos Aires (AEP) Argentina
31
w/o
BAC One-Eleven 420EL
LV-JGX
Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP) Argentina
0
repaired
BAC One-Eleven 420EL
LV-JGY
21 km E of San Carlos de Bariloche, RN Argentina
46
w/o
BAC One-Eleven 521FH
LV-JNR
Bahía Blanca-Comandante Airport, BA (BHI) Argentina
0
w/o
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU
LV-GEB
Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP) Argentina
0
w/o
Curtiss C-46A-50-CU
LV-GED
1,2 km off Mar del Plata, BA Argentina
51
w/o