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Founded 1945
Commenced operations 1946
Hubs Juan Santamaría International Airport
Frequent-flyer program LACSA PASS
Alliance Star Alliance
Fleet size 26
Company slogan Nos encanta la gente (We love the people)
Parent company Avianca
Headquarters San José, Costa Rica

LACSA was/is the flag carrier of Costa Rica. Pan Am founded the airline on October 17, 1945. The first flight was on June 1, 1946. In 1992, TACA Airlines bought 86% of LACSA. Most of LACSA's planes were repainted in the TACA Airlines paint-job. The original LACSA stopped flying in 2014. However, the new LACSA is now a subsidiary of Avianca.


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