Avant Airlines

AVANT Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
OT VAT AVANT
Founded 1997
Ceased operations 2001
Hubs
Fleet size 12
Headquarters Santiago, Chile

AVANT Airlines was a Chilean airline, belonging to Turbus. It started flying in 1997 and closed down in 2001.

History

AVANT Airlines made its first flights to La Serena in 1997. In the following months AVANT was flying to different cities of Chile. In 1998 it acquired another Chilean airline, National Airlines, for 24 million US Dollars.

In 1999 AVANT went into bankruptcy despite having 30% of the Chilean air market. Its last flight was in 2001, a flight from Santiago to Calama, bringing the airline's existence to an end.[1]

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