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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