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Bolivia is a republic in central South America, bordered on the north and east by Brazil, on the southeast by Paraguay, on the south by Argentina, and on the west by Chile and Peru. Bolivia and Paraguay are the only South American countries without direct access to the sea. The maximum length of Bolivia from north to south is about 1530 km (about 950 mi); its maximum breadth is about 1450 km (about 900 mi). Its area is 1,098,581 sq km (424,164 sq mi), making it fifth in size (after Brazil, Argentina, Peru, and Colombia) of South American countries. The capital of Bolivia is Sucre but La Paz is the largest city and administrative capital
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December 20, 2016TAM (Transportes Aereo Militar) must transition into a state-owned enterprise, Transporte Aéreo Militar Comercial [added]  in Jan2017
December 2, 2016LaMia suspended operations after the Bolivian civil aviation authority (Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil - DGAC) suspended its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) on 01Dec2016 following a fatal accident [status change]
March 7, 2015Aerocon suspended all operations with effect from 27Feb2015 citing difficult market conditions update
AirlineOperating DatesStatus

Abaroa Airlines (Aerolineas Abaroa)   

1962* - 1972Inactive

^ Comments : Abaroa Airlines was formed in 1960

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ACST   

2001* - 2002*Status?

^ Comments :  

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Aero La Paz   

1975* - 1990Inactive

^ Comments : Aero La Paz was founded in 1975

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Aerobecasa (Aero Benifciadora de Carne SA)   

1974* - 1977Inactive

^ Comments :  

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Aerobol (AeroBol Transporte Aereo)   

1985* - 1995Inactive

^ Comments : Aerobol was formed in 1985

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Aerocon (Aero Comercial Oriente Norte)   

2005 - 2015Inactive

^ Comments : Aerocon started services on 09Jun2005 & suspended services on 27Feb2015 due to finance problems and resulting severe security issues

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Aeroeste   

1994* - dateActive

^ Comments : Aeroeste was founded in 1994

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Aerolineas Sudamericanas   

2007 - 2008Inactive

^ Comments : Aerolineas Sudamericanas was a domestic scheduled carrier operating from Santa Cruz

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Aeromina   

1989* - 1989*Inactive

^ Comments :  

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AeroSur   

1992 - 2012Inactive

^ Comments : AeroSur was founded in Apr1992 by a merger of existing charter companies. Started operations on 24Aug1992 & ceased on 17May2012. AOC was revoked on 20Jul2012

^ Genealogy :  

Aerovia Bolivia   

**** - ****Inactive

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Aerovias Bolivianas Transandina   

1967* - 1967*Status?

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Aerovias Condor   

1958* - 1963Inactive

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Aerovias Moxos   

1983* - 1983*Status?

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Aerovias San Lorenzo   

1963* - 1965*Status?

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Aerovias Tunari   

1952* - 1952*Status?

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Air Beni   

1994* - 2001Inactive

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Air Bolivia   

1972 - 1973Inactive

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Air Procace   

1976* - 1976*Status?

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Air Taxi Rolando Canedo Lopez   

1964* - 1970*Status?

^ Comments : Air Taxi Rolando Canedo Lopez was founded by Capt. Rolando Canedo Lopez in 1963 as Taxi Aero Cooper

^ Genealogy : Taxi Aero Cooper >Air Taxi Rolando Canedo Lopez

Alas del Sur   

2006 - 2008Inactive

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ALCON (Aerolineas Comerciales Nacionales)   

1970* - 1977Inactive

^ Comments : ALCON (Aerolineas Comerciales Nacionales) was founded in 1970

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ALM (Aerominas)(Aerovias Las Minas)   

1964* - 1991Inactive

^ Comments : ALM was created in 1964 and closed in 1991

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Amaszonas (Línea Aérea Amaszonas)   

2000 - dateActive

^ Comments : Amaszonas was founded on 01Oct1998, but flight services were only commenced in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

BAFIN (Bolivian Air Flight International)   

1975* - 1990Renamed

^ Comments : BAFIN (Bolivian Air Flight International) was formed in 1975

^ Genealogy : BAFIN (Bolivian Air Flight International) >BAS Transportes Aereos

BAS Transportes Aereos   

1990 - 1991Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : BAFIN (Bolivian Air Flight International) >BAS Transportes Aereos

BoA (Boliviana de Aviacion)   

1969* - 1997Inactive

^ Comments : BoA (Boliviana de Aviacion) was established on 24Oct2007 and began operations in Mar2009

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BoA (Boliviana de Aviacion)   

2009 - dateActive

^ Comments : BoA (Boliviana de Aviació) was created by means of the Supreme Decree Nº 29318 of 24Oct2007. Inaugural flight was made on 29Mar2009

^ Genealogy :  

BoA Regional   

2015 - dateActive

^ Comments : BoA Regional commenced revenue operations on 27Dec2015 with its maiden flight La Paz El Alto to Uyuni.

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Bolivia Airfreight   

1990* - 1990*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bolivian Air System   

1964* - 1971Inactive

^ Comments : Bolivian Air System was formed in 1964

^ Genealogy :  

Bolivian Air Tourman   

1989* - 1989*Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bolivian Airways International (Aerovia Boliviana Internacional)   

1966* - 1977Inactive

^ Comments : Bolivian Airways International was formed in 1966

^ Genealogy :  

CADET (Cooperativa Aerea de Transportes)   

1969* - 1981Inactive

^ Comments : CADET was was founded in 1969 and closed in 1981

^ Genealogy :  

CAMBA (Comercializadora Aerea Mixta Boliviana)   

1960* - 1999*Status?

^ Comments : CAMBA (Comercializadora Aerea Mixta Boliviana) was founded in 1960

^ Genealogy :  

CAN (Compania Area Nacional)   

1980* - 1993Inactive

^ Comments : CAN was founded in 1980 and closed in 1993. Operated a single DC6 on meat runs

^ Genealogy :  

CAT (Carga Aerea Transportada)   

1978* - 1994Inactive

^ Comments : CAT (Carga Aerea Transportada) was founded in 1978 and closed in 1994

^ Genealogy :  

CBA (Compania Boliviano de Aviation)   

1989* - 1992*Inactive

^ Comments : CBA was a DC3 cargo carrier based in Cochabamba

^ Genealogy :  

CBF (Corporacion Boliviana de Fomento)   

1947* - 1965Inactive

^ Comments : CBF was formed in 1947. Ii was a government-owned carrier concentrating on the bulk air carriage of meat

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COBRA (Compagnia Boliviano de Rutas Aereas)   

1966* - 1966*Inactive

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Compania Sudamericana C & S   

1976* - 1977*Status?

^ Comments : Compania Sudamericana C & S was founded in 1976

^ Genealogy :  

Corporacion Mixta de Transportes Aereos   

1953* - 1953Renamed

^ Comments : Linea Aerea de Transporte Nacional Corp Mixta was formed in 1953 by the merger of Linea Aerea de Transporte Nacional and Corporacion Mixta de Transportes

^ Genealogy : Corporacion Mixta de Transportes Aereos + Linea Aerea de Transporte Nacional =>LATNCM

ECO Express Charter Services   

2000* - 2000*Status?

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EcoJet   

2013 - dateActive

^ Comments : EcoJet was founded in 2013 & started operations on 24Nov2013 with the inaugural flight from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz & Sucre

^ Genealogy :  

Eldorado (Transportes Aereos El Dorado)   

1980* - 1991Inactive

^ Comments : Eldorado (Transportes Aereos El Dorado) was founded in 1980

^ Genealogy :  

Escorpion Trans Aereos (ETA)   

1981* - 1981Inactive

^ Comments :  

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FATIMA   

1981* - 1981*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Fri Reyes (Frigorifico Reyes)   

1960* - 1994Inactive

^ Comments : Fri Reyes was formed in 1960 as one f Bolivia's many meat carriers

^ Genealogy :  

FRIBAL (Frigorificos Ballivan)   

1949* - 1962*Status?

^ Comments : FRIBAL (Frigorificos Ballivan) was formed in 1949

^ Genealogy :  

Frigorifico Cooperativo Los Andes   

1950* - 1964Inactive

^ Comments : Frigorifico Cooperativo Los Andes was founded in 1950

^ Genealogy :  

Frigorifico Maniqui   

1976* - 1976*Status?

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Frigorifico Reyes   

2004* - 2004*Inactive

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^ Genealogy :  

Frigorifico Santa Ana   

**** - ****Status?

^ Comments :  

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Frigorifico Santa Rita   

1970* - 1994Inactive

^ Comments : Frigorifico Santa Rita was founded in 1970 and closed in 1994

^ Genealogy :  

FRIMO (Frigorifico Movima)   

1967* - 1981Inactive

^ Comments : FRIMO was created in 1967 and closed in 1981

^ Genealogy :  

Horizontes   

(****)Unconfirmed

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La Cumbre (Transportes Aereas la Cumbre)   

1974* - 1995Inactive

^ Comments : La Cumbre was a meat freighter that was founded in 1974 and closed in 1995

^ Genealogy :  

LAB (Lloyd Aereo Boliviano)   

1925 - 2007Inactive

^ Comments : LAB (Lloyd Aereo Boliviano) was founded by Guillermo Kyllmann on 15Sep1925. Started operations on 23Sep1925 & ceased on 15Apr2007

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LAC (Lineas Aereas Canedo)   

1979 - dateActive

^ Comments : LAC (Lineas Aereas Canedo) was formed in 1978

^ Genealogy :  

LAI (Linea Aerea Imperial)   

1979* - 1995Inactive

^ Comments : LAI (Linea Aerea Imperial) was commuter airline based at La Paz that was founded in 1979 and closed in 1995

^ Genealogy :  

Lambda Air Cargo   

1980* - 1996*Inactive

^ Comments :  

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LaMIA Bolivia   

2014 - dateInactive

^ Comments : LaMIA Bolivia moved from Venezuela to Bolivia. Suspended operations after the Bolivian civil aviation authority (Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil - DGAC) suspended its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) on 01Dec2016 following a fatal accident

^ Genealogy :  

Linea Aerea de Transporte Nacional   

1953* - 1953Renamed

^ Comments : Linea Aerea de Transporte Nacional Corp Mixta was formed in 1953 by the merger of Linea Aerea de Transporte Nacional and Corporacion Mixta de Transportes

^ Genealogy : Corporacion Mixta de Transportes Aereos + Linea Aerea de Transporte Nacional =>LATNCM

Linea Aerea de Transporte Nacional Corp. Mixta   

1953 - 1968*Status?

^ Comments : Linea Aerea de Transporte Nacional Corp Mixta was formed in 1953 by the merger of Linea Aerea de Transporte Nacional and Corporacion Mixta de Transportes

^ Genealogy : Corporacion Mixta de Transportes Aereos + Linea Aerea de Transporte Nacional =>LATNCM

MABOL Bolivia   

1975* - 1976Inactive

^ Comments :  

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NACIF Transportes Aereos   

1996 - 2001Inactive

^ Comments : NACIF was formed as SASA in 1982

^ Genealogy : SASA >NACIF

NOLI   

1978* - 1978*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Northeast Bolivian Airways (NEBA)   

1979* - 2006Inactive

^ Comments : North East Bolivian Airways (NEBA) was founded on 14Sep1970 as a general cargo carrier based in Cochbamba. Ceased operations in 2006

^ Genealogy :  

Panambra   

1980* - 1989*Inactive

^ Comments :  

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RAU (Rutas Aereas Uncia)   

1966* - 1966*Status?

^ Comments :  

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SAB (Servicios Aereos Bolivianos)   

1970* - 1989*Inactive

^ Comments : SAB (Servicios Aereos Bolivianos) was founded in 1970

^ Genealogy :  

SABENI (Servicio Aereo Beni) (Sociedad Beniana)   

1980* - 1988Inactive

^ Comments : SABENI was founded in 1980 and closed in 1988

^ Genealogy :  

SAC (Servicios Aereos Cochabamba)  updated

1966* - 1994Inactive

^ Comments : Servicios Aereos Cochabamha operated domestic cargo services within Bolivia

^ Genealogy :  

SANIA   

1969* - 1969*Status?

^ Comments :  

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SAO (Servicios Aereos del Oriente)   

1994 - 1999Inactive

^ Comments : SAO was founded in 1994 being renamed from UNIVERSAL. Meat carrying airline using Curtis C-46 Commando aircraft. Ceased operations in 1999

^ Genealogy : Universal (Transportes Aereos Universal) >SAO

SAPSA (Servicios Aereos Petroleros)   

2004* - 2006*Status?

^ Comments :  

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SAS (Servicios Aereos Santiago)   

1994* - 2000Inactive

^ Comments : SAS was founded in 1994 and closed in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

SASA (Servios Aereos Santa Ana)   

1982* - 1996Renamed

^ Comments : NACIF was formed as SASA in 1982

^ Genealogy : SASA >NACIF

SAVA (Vargas Spain Air Service)   

1974 - 2002Renamed

^ Comments : SAVA moved into scheduled services in 2002 and renamed itself to SAVE

^ Genealogy : SAVA >SAVE

SAVCO (Servios Aereos Virgen de Copacabana)   

1970 - 1991*Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SAVE (Servicio Aereo Vargas Espana)   

2002 - 2005Inactive

^ Comments : SAVA moved into scheduled services in 2002 and renamed itself to SAVE

^ Genealogy : SAVA >SAVE

Servicios Aereos Curtiss   

1969* - 1973Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Servicios Aereos San Francisco   

1972* - 1979*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Servios Aereos Titan   

1988* - 1991Inactive

^ Comments : Servios Aereos Titan was formed in 1988

^ Genealogy :  

Sky Team Aviator   

2012 - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAA (Transportes Aereos America)   

1980* - 1990Inactive

^ Comments : TAA (Transportes Aereos America) was founded in 1980

^ Genealogy :  

TAB (Transportes Aereas Bolivianos)   

1977 - dateActive

^ Comments : TAB (Transportes Aereas Bolivianos) was formed on 07Nov1977 as a sub-division of the Air Transport Management of the Bolivian Air Force. Operations started on 30Jun1977

^ Genealogy :  

TABSA (Transportes Aereo Boliviano SA)   

1966* - 1979Inactive

^ Comments : TABSA was founded in 1966 and closed in 1979

^ Genealogy :  

TABSA (Transportes Aereos Benianos)   

1963* - 1972Inactive

^ Comments : TABSA (Transportes Aereos Benianos) was founded in 1963 and closed in 1972

^ Genealogy :  

TAC (Transportes Aereos Cochabamba)   

1985* - 1995*Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAL (Trans-Aereos Lobiar)   

1979* - 1984Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : TAL Trans-Aéreos Lobiar >Trans Aereos Luwior (TAL)

TAM - Bolivia   

2000 - 2000*Inactive

^ Comments : TAM - Bolivia was granted a 180-day operating permit in Apr2000 using Fokker 100 aircraft. Brought to a halt by striking pilots

^ Genealogy :  

TAM (Transportes Aereo Militar)   

1945 - dateActive

^ Comments : TAM (Transportes Aereo Militar) started operations on 15Jun1945 by the Air Force offer flights to rural communities where commercial airlines could not operate profitably. The airline will cease all civilian passenger operations with effect from 16Dec2016 following a directive from the Bolivian Ministry of Public Works issued on 08Dec2016. Extra time given to complete a transition into a state-owned enterprise, Transporte Aéreo Militar Comercial

^ Genealogy : TAM (Transportes Aereo Militar) >Transporte Aéreo Militar Comercial

TAMPA (Transportes Aereos Tampa)   

1990* - 2000*Inactive

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TAS (Transportes Aereos Skorpio)   

1982* - 1982*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAS (Transportes Aereos Suravia)   

1973* - 1973*Status?

^ Comments :  

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TASA (Transportes Aereos San Antonio)   

1984* - 2001Inactive

^ Comments : TASA (Transportes Aereos San Antonio) was formed in 1984

^ Genealogy :  

TASM (Transportes Aereos San Martin)   

1984* - 1984*Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TASMA (Transportes Aereos San Martin)   

1984* - 1984*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TASMI (Transportes Aéreos San Miguel)   

1981* - 1991*Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TASS (Transportes Aereos Samuel Selum)   

1984* - 1993Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAT (Transportes Aereos Tadeo)   

1988* - 1988Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAURO (Transportes Aereos Tauro)   

**** - ****Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TAVIC (Transporte Aereos Virgen de Carmen)   

1988* - 2001Inactive

^ Comments : TAVIC (Transporte Aereos Virgen de Carmen) was founded in 1988 and closed in 2001

^ Genealogy :  

Taxi Aero Cooper   

1963 - 1963*Renamed

^ Comments : Air Taxi Rolando Canedo Lopez was founded by Capt. Rolando Canedo Lopez in 1963 as Taxi Aero Cooper

^ Genealogy : Taxi Aero Cooper >Air Taxi Rolando Canedo Lopez

TRAK Airlines (Transportes Aéreos Kantuta)   

1978* - 1980Inactive

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Trans Aereos Illimani (TAI)   

1972* - 1978Inactive

^ Comments : Trans Aereos Illimani (TAI) was founded in 1972 and closed in 1978

^ Genealogy :  

Trans Aereos Luwior (TAL)   

1984 - 1991Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : TAL Trans-Aéreos Lobiar >Trans Aereos Luwior (TAL)

Trans Aereos San Jorge   

1985* - 1992Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Trans Aereos San Miguel   

1988* - 1988*Status?

^ Comments :  

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Trans Aereos Santo Domingo   

1983 - 1983Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Trans Oriental   

1974* - 1977*Renamed

^ Comments : Trans Oriental was founded in 1974

^ Genealogy : Trans Oriental >Trans-Oriente

Transaereos Frimo   

1967* - 1968*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transalfa (Transportes Aereos Alfa)   

1981* - 1990Inactive

^ Comments : Transalfa (Transportes Aereos Alfa) was founded in 1981 and closed in 1990

^ Genealogy :  

Trans-Oriente   

1977* - 1982Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Trans Oriental >Trans-Oriente

Transporte Aéreo Militar Comercial   

2017 >Planned

^ Comments : TAM (Transportes Aereo Militar) started operations on 15Jun1945 by the Air Force offer flights to rural communities where commercial airlines could not operate profitably. The airline will cease all civilian passenger operations with effect from 16Dec2016 following a directive from the Bolivian Ministry of Public Works issued on 08Dec2016. Extra time given to complete a transition into a state-owned enterprise, Transporte Aéreo Militar Comercial

^ Genealogy : TAM (Transportes Aereo Militar) >Transporte Aéreo Militar Comercial

Transporte Aereos Bolivar   

1978* - 1985Inactive

^ Comments : Transporte Aereos Bolivar was founded in 1978 and closed in 1985

^ Genealogy :  

Transportes Aereos ACRE   

1965* - 1965*Status?

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Transportes Aereos Arauco   

1994* - 1997Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transportes Aereos Beni   

1971* - 1975*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transportes Aereos Itanez (TAI)   

1976 - 1977Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transportes Aereos Litoral (TAL)   

1966* - 1975Inactive

^ Comments : Transportes Aereos Litoral (TAL) was formed in 1966

^ Genealogy :  

Transportes Aereos Santa Rosa   

Early 1980sStatus?

^ Comments :  

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Turbo Bolivian Airways   

1984* - 1984Inactive

^ Comments :  

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Turmo   

Late 1970sStatus?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Universal (Transportes Aereos Universal)   

1989* - 1994Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Universal (Transportes Aereos Universal) >SAO

UNOS (Transportes Aereos Unidos)   

1980* - 1993Inactive

^ Comments : UNOS (Transportes Aereos Unidos) was formed in 1980

^ Genealogy :  

Urcupina   

1981* - 1981*Inactive

^ Comments :  

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Vibas   

1974* - 1978Inactive

^ Comments : Vibas was founded in 1974 and closed in 1978

^ Genealogy :  

Yacuma (Transportes Aereos Yacuma)   

1981* - 1993Inactive

^ Comments : Yacuma (Transportes Aereos Yacuma) was founded in 1981 and closed in 1993

^ Genealogy :  

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