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AZN-2013-11 - TO ASUNCION
AZN-2014-05 - 8 ROUTES
AZN-2014-12 - TO URUGUAY
Formed and started operations in 2012. Domestic, regional & international, scheduled & charter, passenger & cargo, jet airplane services.
Avenida Saavedra 1649
La Paz, Bolivia
BOLIVIA WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1825, COVERS AN AREA OF 1.1 MILLION SQ KM, ITS POPULATION IS 7.4 MILLION, ITS CAPITAL IS LA PAZ, AND ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IS SPANISH.
September 2013: Amoszonas (AZN) provides scheduled passenger and cargo services from La Paz to major towns and cities in central and northern Bolivia, plus recent international routes. Charters are also undertaken.
(IAT) Code: Z8. (ICAO) Code: AZN - (Callsign - AMOZONAS).
Main Base: La Paz El Alto airport.
November 2013: Amaszonas (AZN) of Bolivia has added another international route to its network with the addition of 3x-weekly flights between Santa Cruz (VVI) and Asuncion (ASU) in Paraguay. (AZN)’s operations on the 1,020 km route began on November 20th using 50-seat CRJ 200s. Competition on the route is provided by (TAM) Airlines (TPR), who operate 4x-weekly flights using larger A320s. Amaszonas (AZN) now operates on 20 mostly domestic routes, generating almost 400 weekly flights. Before last week, (AZN)’s longest route was the 670 km domestic route from La Paz to Tarija.
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May 2014: Amaszonas (AZN), the 2nd largest carrier in Bolivia, serves a total of 8 destinations in the country, as of May 2014. In fact, on May 22nd, (AZN) launched a new international service from its Santa Cruz hub to Cuiaba in Brazil with 3x-weekly flights, using its CRJ 200s.
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December 2014: Amaszonas (AZN) expanded its South American offering with the addition of its 1st service to Argentina on November 26th, when it commenced 3x-weekly flights to Salta (SLA). (AZN) will be flying its 50-seat CRJ 200s to the city located in the Lerma Valley, at 1,152 m above sea level, from Tarija (TJA) and Santa Cruz (VVI), with the latter being operated via Tarija (TJA). While no other carrier flies from Tarija to Salta, Boliviana de Aviacion (LAB) already operates directly from Santa Cruz to Salta with 2x-weekly flights.
June 2015: Amaszonas (AZN) expanded its South American offering with the addition of its 1st service to Uruguay on December 11th, when it commenced 3x-weekly (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays) flights to Montevideo (MVD) from Santa Cruz (VVI) via Asuncion in Paraguay. (AZN) will be flying its 50-seat CRJ 200s on the 2,031 km sector to the capital and largest city of Uruguay, a route not served by any other carrier.
(AZN) operates 11 airplanes and serves 7 countries, 17 destinations, 27 routes and 64 daily flights.
August 2015: News Item A-1: Amaszonas ((IATA) Code: Z8, based at La Paz El Alto) (AZN) is to partner Spain's Air Nostrum ((IATA) Code: YW, based at Valencia Manises) for its upcoming Paraguayan project (Amaszonas del Paraguay (Asuncion)) scheduled to commence operations later next month. The start-up is owned by Inversiones Líneas Aéreas Internacionales SL, a consortium of interests including local Paraguayan investors, Bolivia's Amaszonas (AZN), and Air Nostrum.
The "Preferente" news site indicates the Spanish carrier has begun interviewing CRJ-200 flight crew (FC) willing to move to South America to operate Amaszonas del Paraguay's maiden pair of jets.
The start-up is said to be nearing full certification with the Paraguayan civil aviation authority (Dirección Nacional de Aeronáutica Civil - (DINAC)). Its (AOC) is expected to be issued later this month.
Previous reports indicate it is planning to serve Campo Grande and Iguaçu Falls in Brazil, Córdoba International and Posadas in Argentina, and Santa Cruz Viru Viru in Bolivia among other destinations.
News Item A-2: Amaszonas del Paraguay (Asuncion) took delivery of its 1st aircraft (a CRJ-200 on lease from Air Nostrum) on Wednesday, August 19, "Skyliner Aviation" has reported. The CRJ-200 (7866, EC-ITU)) is sourced from the Spanish carrier as part of its partnership with Amaszonas (AZV) 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 to Ciudad del Este (Paraguay's 2nd largest city).
September 2015: Amaszonas del Paraguay (Asuncion) has inaugurated operations with its maiden flight from Asuncion to Ciudad del Este lifting off on Wednesday, September 9. The start-up says full commercial operations will commence on September 23 with 2x-daily weekday flights between the 2 Paraguayan cities, which scale down to daily flights on weekends.
International flights to Campo Grande, Iguaçu Falls in Brazil, Córdoba International, and Posadas in Argentina, plus Santa Cruz Viru Viru in Bolivia are expected to launch before year-end.
The start-up currently operates a single aircraft CRJ-200 (7866, EC-ITU) (which is sourced from Air Nostrum (IATA) Code: YW, based at Valencia Manises) as part of its partnership with Amaszonas (AZN) in the Inversiones Líneas Aéreas Internacionales SL consortium.
May 2016: News Item A-1: Sucre Juana Azurduy de Padilla, the airport that has served the Bolivian constitutional capital of Sucre for 40 years, has closed to all traffic as of May 14.
As such, BoA - Boliviana de Aviación (LAB), Amaszonas (AZN), Transporte Aéreo Militar - (TAM) Bolivia (TBO) and EcoJet ((IATA) Code: 8J, based at Cochabamba) transferred their respective operations to the newly constructed Alcantari airport on May 15.
February 2017: 1 CRJ-200ER (CF34-3B1) (7561, C-GRIA), ex-(N127MN) R1 Airlines sub-leased.
January 2019: Amaszonas Paraguay, a subsidiary of Bolivian operator Amaszonas (AZN), has added 2 new Brazil markets to its route map this month, with the carrier launching flights from Asuncion (ASU) to Rio de Janeiro Galeao (GIG) and Sao Paulo Viracopos (VCP). Both inaugurated on January 17, flights to Galeao will be flown 3x-weekly, while Viracopos will be served 4x-weekly. Both 1,474- and 1,081-km sectors will be flown by the airline’s CRJ 200s, with neither route facing direct competition.