LACSA

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LACSA
IATA ICAO Callsign
LR LRC LACSA
Founded1945
Commenced operations1946
HubsJuan Santamaría International Airport
Frequent-flyer programLACSA PASS [1]
AllianceStar Alliance
Fleet size26
Company sloganNos encanta la gente (We love the people)[2]
Parent companyAvianca
HeadquartersSan José, Costa Rica

LACSA was/is the flag carrier of Costa Rica.[3] Pan Am founded the airline on October 17, 1945.[4] The first flight was on June 1, 1946.[5] In 1992, TACA Airlines bought 86% of LACSA.[6] Most of LACSA's planes were repainted in the TACA Airlines paint-job.[7] The original LACSA stopped flying in 2014.[8] However, the new LACSA is now a subsidiary of Avianca.[9]

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  1. "June 12, 1995 Service Mark Trademarks :: Trademark Resources :: Justia Trademarks". trademarks.justia.com.
  2. garnierbbdotv (27 January 2010). "Lacsa Nos Encanta la Gente" – via YouTube.
  3. http://photo.net/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg?topic_id=25&msg_id=001hrE
  4. "Pan American World Airways « Latin American Airlines & Industry News".
  5. http://qcostarica.com/from-lacsa-to-taca-to-avianca/
  6. "LACSA". prezi.com.
  7. "Avianca Costa Rica, S.A. - Hahn Air Lines". www.hahnair.com.
  8. "Finally. LACSA is no More". 12 January 2014.
  9. "AviancaTaca - World Airline News".