LAN Airlines

airline of Chile

LAN Airlines was a Chilean airline based in Santiago. It was the largest airline in Chile and it's Peruvian subsidiary was the largest airline in Peru. It was a member of the Oneworld alliance.[3] The name LAN is an acronym in Spanish for Línea Aérea Nacional, meaning National Airline.[4] The airline took-over Brazil's TAM Airlines in 2012, forming the LATAM Airlines Group. Their seperate corporate identites merged in 2016 to create LATAM Airlines.

LAN Airlines
LAN Airlines logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded1929 [1]
Ceased operations2016
HubsSantiago International Airport
Frequent-flyer programLANPass
Fleet size119[2]
Parent companyLATAM Airlines Group S.A.
HeadquartersSantiago de Chile


  1. "1929 establishments in Chile". Snipview.[permanent dead link]
  2. "LAN Airlines Fleet Details and History". Archived from the original on 2016-04-22. Retrieved 2015-03-12.
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  4. "LA - Linea Aerea Nacional (Lan-Chile, IATA airline code) - AcronymFinder".