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LAN Opens New Maintenance Hangar in Peru

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LAN Peru has opened its new Maintenance hangar at Limas Jorge Chavez International Airport to support the growth of the airlines operations in Peru with an investment of close to $10 million dollars.

The new LAN Peru maintenance hangar spans 145,312 square feet with 32,292 square feet of offices, 96,875 square feet of platforms and 16,146 square feet of workshops, for the maintenance of Airbus A320 family (including the Airbus A319) and Boeing 767 aircraft.

LAN Peru trained 300 Peruvian mechanics to service the facility.

"This project is an example of the commitment and confidence that LAN Peru has in the development and growth of the country, said Jorge Vilches, General Manager, LAN Peru. The new maintenance hangar joins the $660 million investment announced last year for the purchase of eight new aircraft for the LAN Peru fleet and the $50 million that is to be invested over the next five years in the training of Peruvian pilots, crews and mechanics at our new Technical Instruction Center (CIT) which will open in the second half of this year."

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