Pluna


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Pluna

The first airline company in Uruguay. It was established in 1946 and was nationalized in 1951. In the 1990s, it was partially privatized and a 49% stake was sold to a Brazilian airline. However, the government re-purchased most of Pluna in 2006, taking 98% ownership.
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The airline, along with its sister airlines RIO-SUL, Nordeste and PLUNA, offers connections to over 100 domestic Brazilian cities as well as major cities in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay.
VARIG, a member of the Star Alliance, has 3 sister airline companies within Brazil and Mercosur, RIO-SUL, NORDESTE and PLUNA, which serve all regions of Brazil as well as the markets between Uruguay and Brazil and Uruguay and Argentina.
SITA's GABRIEL-based services are utilized by Latin American and Caribbean carriers such as Aeroperu, ALM, Americana, Aviacsa, COPA, Cubana, Dominicana, Faucett, Guyana Airways, Lan Chile, LAP, National Airlines of Chile, PLUNA, Surinam Airways and Transbrasil.