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Uruguay is a republic in east central South America. It is the second smallest country on the continent, bordered on the north by Brazil, on the east by Brazil and the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Atlantic Ocean and the Río de la Plata, and on the west by Argentina. The Uruguay River forms the entire western boundary. The area of Uruguay is 176,215 sq km (68,037 sq mi). Montevideo is the country's capital, chief port, and economic centre.
Latest updates
23 January 2016Alas Uruguay began scheduled commercial operations on 21Jan2016 with a flight routed Montevideo-Asuncion-Punta del Este [status change]
11 December 2015Alas Uruguay has announced that it will commence scheduled passenger operations on 21Dec2015 [update]
2 May 2015BQB Airlines ceased operations on 11Apr2015. Status changed update
AirlineOperating DatesStatusComments

Aero Regionales (Aerolineas Regionales del Uruguay)

1994* - 1995Inactive

 

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Aero Uruguay (Aerolineas Uruguayas)

1977 - 2005Inactive

 

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AeroLatin

1993* - 1999*Status?

 

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Aerolineas Uruguayas

2004* - 2006*Status?

 

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Aeromas

1983 - dateActive

 

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Aerosur

1993* - 1993Inactive

 

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Air Atlantic

1998* - 2000*Inactive

 

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Air Atlantic Uruguayas

1990* - 1995Inactive

 

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Air Class Lineas Aereas (VIP Air)

1997 - dateActive

 

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ALAS (Atlantida Linea Aerea Sudamericana)

1978 - 1979*Inactive

 

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Alas Uruguay

2016 - dateActive

Alas Uruguay was founded in Oct2013 & began scheduled commercial operations on 21Jan2016 with a flight routed Montevideo-Asuncion-Punta del Este

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Alas-U

(2013)Renamed

Alas-U was renamed to Alas Uruguay prior to starting

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Anstan Lineas Aéreas

(2002*)Began?

 

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ARCO (Aerolineas Colonia)

1964 - 1979*Status?

 

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Aviasur

1995* - 1996Inactive

 

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BQB Airlines

2010 - 2015Inactive

BQB Airlines operations started on 14May2010 & ceased on 11Apr2015 due to a crisis that began in 2014. Sold 5 days later to the Bolivian Línea Aérea Amaszonas

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CAUSA (Compania Aeronautica Uruguaya SA)

1938 - 1967Inactive

CAUSA was founded by the Uruguayan banker Luis J. Supervielle and Coronel Tydeo Larre Borges on 29Dec1937 & commenced operations on 12Mar1938

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Compania Aerea del Sur

**** - ****Status?

 

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COOPLUNA

(2014)Began?

 

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Corp. Sudamericana de Servicios Aereos SA

(****)Unconfirmed

 

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Lao Uruguay Aereas

**** - ****Inactive

 

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Linea Aerea Rio Platense

(2007)Began?

 

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PLUNA (Primeras Lineas Uruguayas de Navegacion Aerea)

1936 - 2012Inactive

PLUNA was founded in Sep1936, commenced operations on 19Nov1936 & services suspended on 05Jul2012 by Government

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South Eastern Airways

(****)Unconfirmed

 

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TAMU (Transportes Aereo Militar Uruguayo)

1974* - 2003*Status?

 

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Transcontinental Sur

1992* - 1995Inactive

 

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Transcontinental Sur

2004* - 2006*Status?

 

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U-Air (U Air) (Euroamerica)

2003 - 2005Inactive

 

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Uruguay Fly

(2003)Began?

 

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