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Name: AERO COSTA RICA
7JetSet7 Code: AOR
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: LATIN AMERICA
City: SAN JOSE
Country: COSTA RICA
Employees 120
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Background
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STARTED OPERATIONS IN 1992. DOMESTIC AND REGIONAL, SCHEDULED AND CHARTER, PASSENGER, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

MAY 1996: 2 737-200'S SEIZED IN MIAMI (MIA) BEFORE THEIR LEASES EXPIRED. AERO COSTA RICA (AOR) IS SUING THE LEASE COMPANY. IN MEANTIME, TO LEASE 2 727-100'S.

JUNE 1996: 1 737-200 (21501), VASI (VAS) WET-LEASED TO SEPTEMBER 1996.

JULY 1996: TO LEASE WITH OPTION TO PURCHASE 2 727-100'S, EX-AMERICAN AIRLINES (AAL), HEAVY MAINTENANCE BY COMMERCIAL JET, MIAMI.

SEPTEMBER 1996: AWAITING REGULATORY APPROVAL TO OPERATE 2 727-100'S, 1 IN MAINTENANCE AT COMMERCIAL JET, MIAMI, FLORIDA.

APRIL 1997: POSSIBLE +2 727-200'S.

SEPTEMBER 1997: COMMERCIAL JET, FLORIDA, S-C AVIATION CONTRACT FOR "C" MAINTENANCE CHECK ON 727-100 (18430).

NOVEMBER 1997: CEASED OPERATIONS.

LOST -$1.5 MILLION IN 1996.

Fleet:
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November 1997:

1 727-100 (JT8D HK) (18430; 18432), LSD, EX-(AAL).

1 737-200 (JT8D HK), (VAS) WET-LSD.

Management:
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CALIXCHAU CHAVEZ, PRESIDENT & OWNER.

RODOLFO CARILLO, GENERAL MANAGER (9/97).

ROGER SALAS, DIRECTOR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING (5/97).

CARLOS VILLALTA, MANAGER ENGINEERING & PLANNING (9/96).

FAUSTO JIMENEZ, LINE MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR.

 
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