Amaszonas, (also known as the official name of Línea Aérea Amaszonas) is a Bolivian based airline, headquartered in La Paz, Bolivia. It currently operates scheduled and chartered short-haul passenger flights throughout the northern and northeastern regions of the country as well as to neighboring Peru, with its network's hub being located at El Alto International Airport.
The airline was founded on 1 October 1998, but flight services were only commenced in 2000. Initially only operating chartered services using a small fleet of turboprop aircraft, it grew in 2012 and acquired larger aircraft offing scheduled passengers services. In late 2014 they announced their intentions to lease 9 CRJ200 aircraft to expand their regional network even more so.
The Bolivian airline flies to destinations across Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. Destinations included the Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires, Cochabamba, Oruro, Sucre, Tarija, Uyuni (all located in Bolivia), Montevideo (Uruguay) and Cuiaba (Brazil) amongst others. By the end of 2017, Amaszonas offered 40 destinations on their route network across both scheduled and chartered services. After the bankruptcy of Alas Uruguay, the airline is one of the few airlines left offering services to Montevideo.
Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ciudad del Este
Punta del Este
Amaszonas Economy Class is the airline's only cabin class that it offers.
There's no in-flight entertainment system on the flight. However, passengers may be given a copy of the airline's in-flight magazine, depending on the route flown.
The airline serves a small selection of food and drinks onboard.
Seats are set out in a 2 x 2 formation. The aircraft has a total of 50 seats in the cabin. The cabin is designed to give ample legroom and good comfort for each passenger.
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|Amaszonas' main hub is El Alto International Airport, which stands as the highest located international airport. Amaszonas flies to mostly Bolivian destinations including Rurrenabaque, La Paz, Uyuni, Sucre, Cochabamba and Santa Cruz and Lima and Cusco in Peru, Iquique in Chile, Asuncion and Ciudad del Este in Paraguay and Montevideo in Uruaguay. Amaszonas has interline agreements with Aerocon, Air Europa, Copa Airlines and Star Peru. In 2015, Amaszonas acquired the Uruaguayan BQB Lineas Aereas after the company had shut down its operations. Amaszonas' fleet comprises of Bombardier CRJ 200.|
La Paz Buenos Aires
Sucre La Paz
Cusco La Paz
La Paz Salta
Amaszonas currently only operate using two types of aircraft: a Bombardier CRJ-200 and Fairchild Metro. In total they have 9 aircraft in their fleet, each with a maximum passenger capacity of 50 passengers. It is also believed that Línea Aérea Amaszonas have an additional aircraft on order.
El Alto International Airport is currently the international airport that stands higher from the ground. The airport is located four thousand kilometres over the level of the sea. It also stands as a hub for the Military Air Transport for Bolivia and Amaszonas Airline. Other airlines which fly to and from El Alto International Airport include American Airlines, Avianca, Boliviana de Aviacion, EcoJet, LAN Airlines, LAN Peru, Peruvian Airlines, Sky Airline and TAM Airlines.
28th March 2018
Amaszonas (Z8) now offer 3 flights weekly from Iquique, Chile to Lima, Peru from 21 Mar 2018.