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ATSA Airlines is a Peruvian airline offering more than 15 scheduled weekly flights to domestic destinations within Peru. The airline flies to top tourist destinations within Peru with the ambition to help foster the development of the country. As well as commercial flights, the airline also operates charter flights, VIP flights, and MEDEVAC flights. The airline has over 39 years of experience and operates under the support of the Romero Group.
In 2019, the airline announced it will be investing in a new fleet of larger capacity aircraft in order to meet the high demand. The airline also proposed to open routes to new destinations. However, in 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic, ATSA Airlines had to put its expansion plans on hold. Instead, it actually decreased the number of destinations that it flies to, stopping its only international service to Leticia, Colombia and reducing the number of domestic destinations that it flies to too.
The airline launched in 1980 as a charter airline and has more than 40 years of flying experience. It launched scheduled flights in the years following. Its first-ever international flight was a service from Lima to Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. The airline no longer flies this route or any other international route at this time.
Baggage allowance depends on the route:
Passengers are given a free carry-on baggage allowance of one piece, with a maximum weight of 5kg. Baggage must fit within the following measurements: 40 cm long, 20 cm wide and 30 cm height.
Passengers are given a free carry-on baggage allowance of one piece, with a maximum weight of 2 kg. Baggage must fit within the following measurements: 40 cm long, 20 cm wide and 30 cm height.
Passengers are given a free checked baggage allowance of one piece, with a maximum weight of 10 kg. Excess baggage is not allowed.
Passengers are given a free checked baggage allowance of one piece, with a maximum weight of 8 kg. Excess baggage is not allowed.
Enjoy comfortable and clean seating, with padded headrests and ample overhead storage. Economy Class is the only cabin class that ATSA Airlines flies, with no Business Class or First Class. This means that all of its efforts go into making Economy Class the best it can be possibly be.
The Economy cabin is great value, designed to transport passengers to their destinations in a quick, safe and comfortable manner.
Depending on which plane is operating the flight, seats are set out in either a 1 x 1 or 2 x 2 formation.
Your seat will be assigned at the ATSA check-in counter at the airport.
ATSA Airlines passengers must check in at the airport since the airline doesn't offer online check in.
Online check-in is not currently available.
Passengers are asked to arrive at the check-in counter at least two hours before scheduled departure for airport check-in. Passengers can check-in by visiting one of the airline check-in desks. They'll need their e-ticket and passport/ID card to check-in.
There's no in-flight entertainment system on ATSA Airlines flights. However, passengers are each given a copy of that day's newspaper to read throughout the flight.
Other than the newspaper, passengers can also enjoy the jaw-dropping landscapes of Peru's mountains that can be seen out of the windows in the plane.
There's no WIF network installed on any of ATSA Airlines' flights.
Passengers are served a complimentary snack box once the plane has taken off. Although the snack box differs from month to month, it usually consists of one sweet snack, one savoury snack and a carton of juice or bottle of water.
The airline doesn't offer a full meal service on any of its flights. However, passengers can bring their own food and drink on the flight if they want to eat something more substantial.
ATSA Airlines flies to more than five destinations within Peru, including Lima, Atalaya, Huanco and more. The airline currently offers regular flights to the following destinations within Peru:
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Jorge Chavez International Airport is the main airport in Peru and the hub airport for ATSA Airlines. The airport is located in the city of Callao and next to the metropolitan area of Lima. ATSA has used Jorge Chavez International as its hub since it launched back in 1980, although, didn't primarily base itself at the airport until it began flying scheduled flights. The airport itself has one terminal building and one runway and handles over 20 million passengers each year.
The airport is a hub for Avianca Peru and LATAM Peru.
ATSA Airlines has a varied fleet, which consists of planes from several different manufacturers, including Antonov, Beechcraft, Fokker, Dash, Gulfstream and Piper. The airlines mix of planes are all used for different purposes, some are used for scheduled passenger flights, some are used for charter and others are used for cargo.