Washington, DC-- Lima-based LC Peru has recently become the Regional Airline Association's 28th airline member. With more than 350 employees, the Bombardier Dash 8 and Twin Otter operator serves 325,000 passengers annually on 13,500 flights. Established in 1993, LC Peru plays a critical role in connecting both business and pleasure travelers to eight destinations in Peru, including, Cajamarca, Huanuco, Tingo Maria, Ayacucho, Andahuaylas, Jauja, Huaraz and Pisco. In addition, LC Peru has a non-scheduled operation to several private airports for important local gas and oil companies.
"Our international reach continues to grow, and we are very pleased to welcome LC Peru to the RAA family. With all members delivering safe, professional and reliable service to nearly 600 communities across the nation, we look forward to sharing our best practices with our newest member," says RAA President Roger Cohen.
"With a changing regulatory environment and our strategic presence in the growing Peruvian aviation market, we felt it was the right time to reach out to RAA for additional important resources as our operation continues to expand. Our upcoming IOSA certification will allow LC Peru to pursue new opportunities. Becoming a member of RAA will contribute to our growth, and we will be able to share our experiences and capture new ideas from the other airline and associate members,” adds LC Peru President & CEO Carlos Carmona.
Founded in 1975, Washington, D.C.-based RAA provides a wide array of technical, government relations and public relations services for regional airlines. With safety as its highest priority, the association’s 29 member airlines and nearly 200 associate members represent the key decision-makers of this vital sector of the commercial aviation industry. With more than 13,000 regional airline flights every day, regional airlines operate half of the nation’s scheduled flights with nearly 75 percent of U.S. airports relying on regional airlines exclusively.