Latin America

Ecojet celebrates 6th anniversary

Bolivia’s Ecojet is celebrating the 6th anniversary of its first flight, operated on 24 November 2013 by Avro RJ85 CP-2814 (msn E2278). The flight departed from the airline’s Cochabamba base and flew to Sucre; it then continued to Santa Cruz before returning to Cochabamba. On the same day, RJ85 CP-2788 (msn […]

TAMep services still suspended

Bolivia’s TAMep has still not resumed services, which it suspended on 28 September. The airline had announced on 27 September that it would cancel all its services from the following day through 3 October for unspecified “administrative adjustments.” Over two weeks later, services remain suspended, with the booking function on […]

TAM Empresa Pública Avro RJ70 CP-3106 displays the airline's new colors

TAMep begins operations

After several months of inactivity, Bolivia’s Transporte Aéreo Militar (TAM) resumed operations on 3 April in its new guise as TAM Empresa Pública (TAMep). The airline was awarded a provisional AOC in late March. At present, the airline’s sole aircraft is Avro RJ70 CP-3106 (msn E1252). She operated TAMep’s inaugural service, […]

TAMep to begin operations

Bolivia’s government has awarded TAM Empresa Pública (TAMep) a provisional AOC. Decree No.3846 grants the airline a six-month AOC, permitting it to resume operations, which had been suspended in July 2018. The decree noted TAM’s traditional role of serving isolated communities. The airline then announced that it intends to begin […]

TAM back from the dead?

Bolivia’s Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) has announced that Transporte Aéreo Militar (TAM) has entered the final phase of civil certification as a civil airline, to be known as TAM Empresa Pública (TAMep). The airline missed multiple deadlines to achieve civil certification, and suspended services on 31 July 2018 when it […]