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LAN Airlines

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LAN Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded1929 [1]
Ceased operations2016
HubsSantiago International Airport
Frequent-flyer programLANPass
Fleet size119[2]
Parent companyLATAM Airlines Group S.A.
HeadquartersSantiago de Chile

LAN Airlines was a Chilean airline based in Santiago. It was the largest airline in Chile and it's Peruvian subsidiary was the largest airline in Peru. It was a member of the Oneworld alliance.[3] The name LAN is an acronym in Spanish for Línea Aérea Nacional, meaning National Airline.[4] The airline took-over Brazil's TAM Airlines in 2012, forming the LATAM Airlines Group. Their seperate corporate identites merged in 2016 to create LATAM Airlines.

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  1. "1929 establishments in Chile". Snipview.[permanent dead link]
  2. "LAN Airlines Fleet Details and History". Archived from the original on 2016-04-22. Retrieved 2015-03-12.
  3. http://www.oneworld.com/member-airlines/lan[permanent dead link]
  4. "LA - Linea Aerea Nacional (Lan-Chile, IATA airline code) - AcronymFinder". www.acronymfinder.com.