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TAM Mercosur also know as Transportes Aéreos del Mercosur S.A. formerly known as LAP (Líneas Aéreas Paraguayas), is an airline based in Paraguay. A Boeing 747-400 belonging to Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the UKs largest airlines. ...


History

In 1994 Rolim Amaro, owner of TAM in Brazil, established a small airline in Paraguay , named ARPA, whose fleet had mostly consisted of Cessna 208 Caravans formerly of TAM. On September 1, 1996, Amaro purchased an 80% stake in Líneas Aéreas Paraguayas, the state-owned airline of Paraguay. Merged with ARPA, it was then turned into another TAM, Transportes Aéreos del Mercosur. The airline operates in close partnership with TAM in Brazil, and currently operates 7 Fokker 100 aircraft. 1994 (MCMXCIV in Roman) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... TAM Linhas Aereas is an airline based in São Paulo, Brazil. ... Cessna Aircraft Company, located in Wichita, Kansas, is a manufacturer of general aviation aircraft, from small two-seat, single-engine airplanes to business jets. ... September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years). ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Fokker F100 of British Midland The Fokker F100 is a small twin-engine regional jet airliner and feederliner from the Fokker company. ...


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A tam is also kind of Jamaican hat, probably from the Irish tam-o-shanter.
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TAM Mercosur, Leading Paraguayan Airline, Signs with RASSA (450 words)
Transportes Aereos del Mercosur S.A. (TAM Mercosur), formerly LAP (Lineas Aereas Paraguayas) and since 1996, "Paraguay's new airline," is the continuation of investment projects by ARPA (Lineas Aereas Paraguayas), formed by Commander Rolim, who initiated his investments in 1994 with ARPA-Trans America Linea Aerea S.A., with its charter flights.
TAM Mercosur now operates on a code-sharing system with Aerolineas Argentinas for the Buenos Aires frequencies, Lan Chile for flights to Iquique and Santiago, and Pluna for flights to Montevideo.
TAM Mercosur registered 348,000 passengers boarded in 2004 and is expected to grow around 15% in 2005.
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