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  • Mesa to use ex-Pluna CRJ900s for US Airways operation

    Mesa Airlines will lease nine Bombardier CRJ900s, which were previously operated by Uruguay's Pluna, for operations at...

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  • NAC to acquire seven ex-Pluna CRJ900s

    News | 26 Jan 2015 12:54 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Danish operating lessor Nordic Aviation Capital has agreed to acquire seven Bombardier CRJ900s last operated by Uruguayan carrier Pluna, sources indicate.
  • Alas Uruguay delays commercial launch to May

    News | 05 Dec 2014 19:10 | Rainer Uphoff

    Alas Uruguay, a startup carrier formed by former employees of now-defunct Pluna, has again delayed its launch and now does not expects to start scheduled operations until May.
  • Alas Uruguay launched formally, expects first flight in December

    News | 16 Oct 2014 18:26 | Rainer Uphoff

    ​Alas Uruguay, the new national, employee-owned carrier of Uruguay, has been presented formally in Montevideo by the country’s president Jose Mujica.
  • Peruvian Airlines plans domestic flights in Chile

    News | 26 Sep 2014 16:57 | Rainer Uphoff

    ​Lima-based Peruvian Airlines plans to operate domestic segments in Chile, following technical certification that allows it to operate locally from the Chilean authorities.
  • Brazilian court declares Uruguay clear of historic Varig debts

    News | 29 Aug 2014 14:23 | Rainer Uphoff

    The Brazilian Federal Superior Court has ruled that the Uruguayan state has no financial liability with the employees association of bankrupt Varig, despite a contract that made it co-responsible for debts accumulated by the Brazilian airline when Varig acquired Uruguay's then flag carrier Pluna in 1995.
  • Mesa finances growth with $30m working capital loan

    News | 15 Aug 2014 16:35 | Edward Russell

    ​Mesa Airlines has closed a $30 million working capital draw loan to support its fleet expansion.