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Name: AEROPERU
7JetSet7 Code: PER
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: LATIN AMERICA
City: LIMA
Country: PERU
Employees 1200
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Background
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FORMED IN 1973. FLAG CARRIER OF PERU. DOMESTIC, REGIONAL, & INTERNATIONAL, PASSENGER & CARGO, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

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.

JANUARY 1993: AEROMEXICO (AMX) OWNS 47%.

SERVICES TO LA PAZ, GUAYAQUIL, TRUJILLO, LOS ANGELES (LAX), MIAMI (MIA), CARACAS, QUITO, PANAMA CITY, NEW YORK (JFK), CHICLAJO, CUZCO, JULIACA, IQUITOS, BUENOS AIRES, CANCUN, SANTIAGO, BOGOTA, AREQUIPA, SAO PAULO, AND PIURA.

1992 = -4.3% (RPK) PASSENGER TRAFFIC, -25% PASSENGERS (PAX), -12.2% (FTK) FREIGHT TRAFFIC.

AUGUST 1993: AEROMEXICO (AMX) CONSORTIUM OWNS 70% = 1 DC-10-15, EX-MEXICANA (CMA), (2ND SOON) & 2 727-264 (JT8D-7B), EX-(CMA).

SEPTEMBER 1993: 2 YAK-42D'S, 3 ENGINE, 120 PAX, SARATOV LEASED.

DECEMBER 1995: +1 A300B4-200 FOR SANTIAGO - LIMA - MIAMI (MIA) & REPLACE 727-100'S WITH DC-9'S.

MARCH 1996: CODE SHARE WITH MEXICANA (CMA), NEWARK TO LIMA & ON TO BUENOS AIRES (A320, 156 PAX).

MAY 1996: 1 727-200A (22606), EX-AEROLINEAS ARGENTINAS (ARG), LEASED.

OCTOBER 1996: CODE SHARE WITH PAN AM (CVL), MIAMI (MIA) TO NEW YORK (JFK).

1 757 (PW2040) (27351), (ILF) 5 YEAR LEASED, AEROMEXICO (AMX) MAINTENANCE, EX-ATA AIRLINES (AAT).

OCTOBER 1996: ACCDT: 757-23A (25489) CRASHED INTO THE OCEAN AFTER TAKE OFF FROM LIMA, REPORTING NO NAVIGATION/ALTITUDE REFERENCES (THE STATIC PORT COVERS HAD NOT BEEN REMOVED PRIOR TO FLIGHT) = 9 (FC) - (CA)/69 PASSENGER FATALITIES, AWAS (AWW) LEASED, 2,630 FLIGHT CYCLES, 18F, 171Y PAX CONFIGURATION. SUBSEQUENTLY, NATIONAL TRANSPORT SAFETY BOARD (NTSB) RECOMMENDED THAT (FAA) REQUIRE AMENDMENTS TO MAINTENANCE MANUALS TO "USE ONLY STANDARDIZED, HIGHLY CONSPICUOUS STATIC PORT COVERS WITH WARNING FLAGS."

DECEMBER 1996: CODE SHARE WITH (PAA) TO NEW YORK (JFK), & MIAMI (MIA), (A300).

MAY 1997: CHANGED 727-100 TO 12C, 107Y, 2 CLASS CONFIGURATION.

SEPTEMBER 1997: CHARTER SERVICE TO SANTA MARTA (COLOMBIA). PLANS TO RESUME SERVICE TO CHICLAYO AND PIURA.

NOVEMBER 1997: LIMA - CUZCO - SANTIAGO (CHILE). LIMA - MEXICO CITY - LOS ANGELES (LAX).

JANUARY 1998: NEW SERVICE TO TACNA, PUCALLPA, AND PUERTO MALDONADO, AND LIMA - TARAPOTO.

CINTRA NOW OWNS 70%.

FEBRUARY 1998: TO PANAMA CITY - SAN JOSE & CUZCO - PUERTO MALDONADO, - AYACUCHO, - CARACAS - PUNTA CANA, - BOGOTA - ISLA MARGARITA.

MARCH 1998: USA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT) OK'S CODE SHARE WITH MEXICANA (CMA), MEXICO CITY - LOS ANGELES (LAX).

CELEBRATES 25TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY!

DELTA AIRLINES (DAL) MEMO OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU) FOR (DAL) TO ACQUIRE MINORITY STAKE. INITIALLY 35%, AEROMEXICO (AMX) HAS 49% & GOVERNMENT LIMITS FOREIGN OWNERSHIP TO 80%, SO (AMX) & (DAL) MAY SPLIT THE 80%.

2 727-100'S, EX-SOUTHERN INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES.

APRIL 1998: CHILEAN BILATERAL ALLOWS FLIGHTS TO EASTER ISLAND & SANTIAGO DE CHILE.

MAY 1998: 1 757-236 (RB211-535E4) (25592), EX-(SWY), AEROMEXICO (AMX) LEASED.

JULY 1998: ARTURO DUHART, DIRECTOR TECHNICAL, EX-AEROMEXICO (AMX). MANUEL CORDERO, FLEET MANAGER.

JUNE 1998: 727-287 (21690), AEROLINEAS ARGENTINAS (ARG) LEASED.

AUGUST 1998: 727-200 (19561), EX-NATIONS AIR (NAX), PEGASUS LEASED. +2 727-200'S, LEASED. PLANS TO RETURN 3 727-200'S BY THE END OF 1998, 5 737-200'S, LEASED, 1 757-200, LEASED FOR TOTAL 4.

SEPTEMBER 1998: PLANS FOR 8 ORDERS 737-236, EX-BRITISH AIRWAYS (BAB), PEGASUS LEASED TO REPLACE 727'S.

OCTOBER 1998: (DOT) REVOKES FOREIGN AIR CARRIER PERMIT.

1ST 737-236, EX-(BAB), PEGASUS LEASED.

NOVEMBER 1998: JAAN ALBRECHT, DIRECTOR GENERAL, EX-MEXICANA (CMA). JUAN HOLGUIN, GENERAL MANAGER, REPLACES ALEJANDRO GOMEZ.

737-281 (969-20278) RETURNED TO PEGASUS (PSS).

DECEMBER 1998: 2ND & 3RD 737-236 (NOW 23161; 23164; 23165), EX-BRITISH AIRWAYS (BAB), PEGASUS LEASED. PLANS FOR +2 737-236'S, EX-(BAB). 727-200 (JT8D-17A) TO (PSS).

JANUARY 1999: BOARD DECIDES TO SELL 52% TO PRIVATE INVESTORS. LAST MARCH 1998, DELTA AIRLINES (DAL) ACQUIRED 35% FOR $50 MILLION WHEN AEROMEXICO (AMX) OWNED 49%.

JOINT OPERATIONS WITH SERVIVENSA (SVV) TO CARACAS (737).

FEBRUARY 1999: AMERICAN AIRLINES (AAL) SENDS LETTER OF INTENT (LOI) FOR ACQUIRING 52% AT $30 MILLION.

737-236 (23164 "CIUDAD DE TRUJILLO"). 727-200 (22164) RETURNED TO (PSS), LEASED TO ALLEGRO (AEG).

MARCH 1999: AMERICAN AIRLINES (AAL) BACKS AWAY FROM TAKING STAKE IN AEROPERU (PER). DELTA AIRLINES (DAL) AND CINTRA ALSO DECIDED NOT TO INVEST FURTHER IN FINANCIALLY TROUBLED (PER). WITHOUT HELP, (PER) MIGHT NOT SURVIVE. SUSPENDS INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS FOR 60 DAYS & STOPS DOMESTIC SERVICE UNTIL IT RESTRUCTURES.

JAAN ALBRECHT, CEO, SLICES DEBT FROM $174 MILLION TO $60 MILLION BY RETURNING 3 727'S, 4 737'S, & 3 757'S TO LESSORS. DECLARED INSOLVENT. CREDITORS TO DECIDE WHETHER TO LIQUIDATE OR RESTRUCTURE THE AIRLINE.

APRIL 1999: 1,200 EMPLOYEES.

(http://www.ekeko.rcp.net.pe/aeroperu).

DECLARES BANKRUPTCY. ALL AIRPLANES RETURNED TO LESSORS.

JUNE 1999: CREDITORS EXPECTED TO ACCEPT CONTINENTAL AIRLINES (CAL) BID TO REORGANIZE AIRLINE AND END UP WITH 49% FOR APPROXIMATELY $30 - $45 MILLION. LATER, (CAL) WITHDREW ITS OFFER.

AUGUST 1999: ALL EFFORTS AT RESCUE FAILED, AND AEROPERU (PER) WILL BE LIQUIDATED.

APRIL 2000: MAY RESUME OPERATIONS WITH $25 MILLION INVESTMENT BY AZTEC CORPORATION (AZP).

AUGUST 2000: AZTEC CAPITAL, FLORIDA, BUYS 1 727-230 (20903; /75 44 49, N22134), EX-(DLH), & 1 737-2A6 (225-20412, /71 68 71, N412CE), EX-VANGUARD (VAG)/(IAL) LEASED FOR LATE SEPTEMBER 2000 RESTART OF DOMESTIC/INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS. AEROPERU (PER) NOW JOINTLY OWNED BY AIRLINE EMPLOYEES AND AN ISRAELI/EUROPEAN INVESTMENT GROUP.

RAFAEL ZUR, CEO, ALSO PRESIDENT OF AZTEC CAPITAL (AZP), FORT
LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA.

NOVEMBER 2000: 1 727-2J7 (949-20706, /73 N552NA), EX-AEROLINEAS INTERNCIONALES (MXC), AZTEC (AZP) LEASED.

FEBRUARY 2001: PERUVIAN COURT RULES THAT LIQUIDATION OF AEROPERU (PER) SHOULD BE RENEWED WITH LIABILITIES OF $220 MILLION, & $10 MILLION IN ASSETS. SHAREHOLDERS AT TIME OF BANKRUPTCY IN 1999 WERE AEROMEXICO (AMX) 35%, DELTA AIRLINES (DAL) 35%, PERU 10%, EMPLOYEES & MINORITY SHAREHOLDERS 20%.

Fleet:
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Click below for photos:
PER-727-2B7
PER-737-200
PER-F28

February 2001:

0 727-100 (JT8D), (POL) LSD, RTND 1999-05. 12C, 107Y.

1 727-2J7 (JT8D) (949-20706, /73 N552NA), EX-(TIG)/(LAK)/(MSC), (AZP) LSD 2000-11.

1 727-230 (JT8D) (1089-20903, /75, OB-1560) EX-(DLH), (AZP) LSD.

1 737-2A6 (JT8D) (225-20412, /71, N412CE), EX-(BRT)/(VAG)/(IAL).

0 737-236 (JT8D-15A) (23161; 23164; 23165; 23168), EX-(BAB), (PSS) LSD. 4 RTND 1999-03, 23161; 23164; 23165; TO (ARG) 1999-09.

0 ORDER 757-200 LSD, CANCELED (1).

0 757-23A (W/O IN 1996-10 ACCDT). 171Y.

0 DC-8-61, RTND 1999-05.

0 DC-8-62, 2 RTND 1999-05.

0 DC-10-15, EX-(CMA), 2 RTND 1999-05.

0 A300B4-200, RTND 1999-05.

0 F 28-1000 (11065, OB-R-1018 - - SEE PHOTO - - "PER-F28"), 2 RTND 1999-05.

0 YAK-42D, 120 PAX, SARATOV LSD, 2 RTND 5/99.

Management:
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RAFAEL ZUR, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO), & PRESIDENT (AZP) (2000-08).

ROBERTO ABUSADA, PRESIDENT OF BOARD.

JAAN ALBRECHT, DIRECTOR GENERAL, EX-(CMA) (1998-11).

JUAN HOLGUIN, GENERAL MANAGER (1998-11).

MANUEL CORDERO, VP MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING.

ARTURO DUHART, TECHNICAL DIRECTOR (1998-07).

MANUEL ALENCASTRE, CHIEF ENGINEER (1998-10).

ALEJANDRO SAN MARTIN, TECHNICAL ASSESSOR, ADVISOR TO PRESIDENT.

CEASAR ENRICO, MANAGER QUALITY & ENGINEERING (1998-10).

MANUEL CORDERO, MANAGER FLEET PLANNING/POWERPLANT (1998-10).

WILLIAM MEZA REYNOSO, MANAGER LINE MAINTENANCE.

ARTURO GARCIA OROZCO, MANAGER TRAINING/SYSTEM AVIONICS.

 
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