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Formed and started operations in 1993. Formerly LC Busre. Domestic & regional, scheduled & charter, passenger & cargo jet airplane services.
Avenida Pablo Carrikulry, Numero 857,
San Isidro, Lima 14, Peru
Peru was established in 1821, covers an area of 1,285,216 sq km, its population is 24 million, its capital is Lima, and its official language is Spanish.
April 1993: The company was originally called LC Busre (LCB) and was established as a freight forwarder (cargo agent).
June 1998: Launched cargo charters.
February 2001: Started scheduled airline operations.
July 2015: LC Peru (LCB) is a regional airline operating scheduled services linking Lima to destinations across the country. Passenger and cargo charters are also flown.
(IATA) Code: W4. (ICAO) Code: LCB - (Callsign - BUSRE).
Parent organization/shareholders: Austrian (100%).
Company slogan: "Volamos Contigo" - (We fly with you).
Main Base: Lima Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM).
Domestic destinations: Andahuaylas; Arequipa; Ayacucho; Cajamarca; Chiclayo; Cusco; Huanuco; Iquitos; Huaraz; Jauja; Mazamari; Tacna; Talara; Tingo Maria.
International destination: Leticia, Colombia.
August 2015: News Item A-1: LC Perú (LCB) General Manager, Carlos Carmona said his airline will, during 2016, expand its international footprint beyond the current 3x-weekly, Iquitos - Leticia, Colombia service it operates.
In an interview with Peru's "El Comercio" newspaper, Carmona said (LCB) would roll out flights to Quito International and Guayaquil in Ecuador, and La Paz El Alto and Santa Cruz Viru Viru in Bolivia, during the 1st quarter of next year followed by Miami International in the USA in the last quarter.
"We have already obtained permission from the Peruvian Civil Aviation Authority (Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil - (DGAC)) to perform these operations and are on track to add 5 Boeing jets to carry them out," he said.
With a trio of 737-500s already in operation, (LCB) intends to add 3 737-200 Advs for regional South American flights, while a pair of 737-900ERs will be used for flights to North America.
Of the new airplanes Carmona said, half will be leased, while the other half will be acquired outright.
Founded in 1993 as LC Busre ((IATA) Code: W4, based at Lima International) (LCB), LC Perú's fleet is, at present, dominated by 5 Bombardier DHC-8-200s used to ply flights from its Lima International and Chiclayo (from October onwards) bases to 8 destinations locally.
LC Peru (LCB) currently operates 8 airplanes, to 2 countries, 8 destinations, 7 routes and 22 daily flights.