Teague 737: PLUNA's First Jet
Lan Tens: DC-10s in Chile
Nowadays Venezuela is in a sorry state, wracked by economic collapse, hyper-inflation and a dictatorial regime. The pathway to this has been long and complex and has gradually taken a toll of the airline’s once rich aviation scene, so that only a handful of airlines survive and connections with international destinations are sporadic. One of the highest profile failures was that of AVENSA who had started operations in 1943.
Silent Giants: A300s in Brasil
El Grandioso: VIASA 1970-1986
Sud Stars: Lan Chile in the 1960s
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