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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.
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02May15updateBQB Airlines ceased operations on 11 April. Status changed
10Dec14updateAlas Uruguay Planned date for airline launch delayed until May 2015
AirlineOperating DatesStatusCommentsGenealogy

 Aero Regionales (Aerolineas Regionales del Uruguay)

1994* - 1995Inactive  

 Aero Uruguay (Aerolineas Uruguayas)

1977 - 2005Inactive  


1993* - 1999*Status?  

 Aerolineas Uruguayas

2004* - 2006*Status?  


1983 - dateActive  


1993* - 1993Inactive  

 Air Atlantic

1998* - 2000*Inactive  

 Air Atlantic Uruguayas

1990* - 1995Inactive  

 Air Class Lineas Aereas (VIP Air)

1997 - dateActive  

 ALAS (Atlantida Linea Aerea Sudamericana)

1978 - 1979*Inactive  

 Alas Uruguay

2015 >PlannedAlas-U was renamed to Alas Uruguay prior to starting in Jul2015Alas-U >Alas Uruguay


(2013)RenamedAlas-U was renamed to Alas Uruguay prior to starting in Jul2015Alas-U >Alas Uruguay

 Anstan Lineas Aéreas


 ARCO (Aerolineas Colonia)

1964 - 1979*Status?  


1995* - 1996Inactive  

 BQB Airlines

2010 - 2015Inactivethe airline ceased operations on 11Apr2015 

 CAUSA (Compania Aeronautica Uruguaya SA)

1938 - 1967Inactive  

 Compania Aerea del Sur

**** - ****Status?  



 Corp. Sudamericana de Servicios Aereos SA


 Lao Uruguay Aereas

**** - ****Inactive  

 Linea Aerea Rio Platense


 PLUNA (Primeras Lineas Uruguayas de Navegacion Aerea)

1936 - 2012InactivePLUNA was founded in Sep1936, commenced operations on 19Nov1936 & services suspended on 05Jul2012 by Government 

 South Eastern Airways


 TAMU (Transportes Aereo Militar Uruguayo)

1974* - 2003*Status?  

 Transcontinental Sur

1992* - 1995Inactive  

 Transcontinental Sur

2004* - 2006*Status?  

 U-Air (U Air) (Euroamerica)

2003 - 2005Inactive  

 Uruguay Fly