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Chilejet awaits final approvals to start operations

Chilejet.com 737-300 CC-ADZ (14)(Grd) SCL (AR)(LRW)

Chilejet S.A. (Chilejet.com) (Santiago) as we previously reported, is a new airline “established in Chile to serve specific niche markets in the air charter and scheduled markets.”

On December 4, 2014 Chilejet announced Santiago and Antofagasta airport stations have been approved by the Chilean Air Aviation Authority – DGAC, in order to start flight operations. The new airline plans to fly from Santiago (SCL) to Calama (CJC) and Antofagasta (ANF).

Copyright Photo: Alvaro Romero. The company took delivery of its first aircraft, ex-America West/US Airways/PAL Airlines Boeing 737-3G7 CC-ADZ (msn 24634), in 2014. The airliner currently sits at Santiago awaiting approval to fly again.

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Chilejet takes delivery of its first aircraft

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Chilejet S.A. (Chilejet.com) (Santiago) as we previously reported, is a new airline in Chile. The company has taken delivery of its first aircraft. Ex-PAL Airlines Boeing 737-3G7 CC-ADZ (msn 24634) has been acquired by the airline.

The new airline plans to commence operations with Boeing 737-300 aircraft phased into its fleet over a period of 1-3 months and will also include Boeing 737-300/400/500 family aircraft with varying individual seating capacities of between 130 -168 passengers.

The airline will initially serve Santiago, Calama and Antofagasta.

The airline describes itself:

Chilejet was established in Chile to serve specific niche markets in the air charter (non-regular) and scheduled (regular) markets and to provide the growing aviation sector in the country with an alternative quality airline.

Chilejet has assembled a professional team of post holders combined with additional experienced personnel in aviation, each with at least 20 – 35 years within their respective fields of operations, engineering, commercial and legal/administration.

Pursuant to its application for its Air Operator’s Certificate from the Chilean DGAC, Chilejet has initiated a planned introduction of services to the market using Boeing type aircraft.

Proposed route map:

Chilejet.com 11.2014 Route Map

Chilejet is born in Chile with European ties

Chilejet (Santiago) is a new proposed paper airline in Chile.  The Greek family Asprou (Dimitrios and Christopher Asprou) and other European investors, are planning to create a new charter airline in Chile. The name of the company will be Chilejet and it has been reported the owners are planning to begin operations during the first quarter of 2013. The proposed fleet will be four Boeing 737-400 formerly flown by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (Amsterdam). The new entity must obtain an AOC from Chilean authorities.

The Asprou family were owners of  Inter European Airways and now control the leasing company European Capital Corporation (ECH Group).
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