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  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Alas-Uruguay-launched-formally-expects-first-flight-in-December-404858/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Peruvian-Airlines-plans-domestic-flights-in-Chile-404200/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Brazilian-court-declares-Uruguay-clear-of-historic-Varig-debts-403166/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mesa-finances-growth-with-30m-working-capital-loan-402744/
  • Uruguay's BQB shelves Airbus plans

    News | 13 Aug 2014 14:24 | Rainer Uphoff

    ​Uruguay's BQB Lineas Aereas appears to have backtracked on its plan to operate Airbus jets, returning its sole Airbus A319 and axing several routes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Uruguays-BQB-shelves-Airbus-plans-402658/
  • Strategic Air Finance to acquire seven ex-Pluna CRJ900s

    News | 24 Jul 2014 13:04 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​Miami-based Strategic Air Finance has signed a letter of intent to acquire seven Bombardier CRJ900s from the Uruguayan government in a $77 million transaction, according to local reports indicate.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Strategic-Air-Finance-to-acquire-seven-ex-Pluna-CRJ900s-401978/