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Cielos Airlines

Cielos Airlines, commonly known by its old name Cielos del Peru, is a cargo airline based in Callao, Lima, Peru. It operates scheduled, ad hoc and contract charter domestic and international cargo services. Its main base is Jorge Chavez International Airport, Lima.


The airline was established in 1997 and started operations in 1998. On 31 January 1998, Export Air was merged into the company after Cielos acquired its outstanding stock. It is owned by Alfonso Conrado Rey (70%), Francisco Berniwson (15%) and Manuel Eduardo Francesqui Navarro (15%).

It started operations with a Boeing 707 and a leased McDonnell Douglas MD-11. The fleet grew to a total of 8 aircraft at the end of 2006.


Cielos Airlines operates freight services to the following international scheduled destinations (as of June 2006):

Barranquilla, Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport, Colombia

Bogota, El Dorado International Airport, Colombia

Buenos Aires, Ministro Pistarini International Airport, Argentina

Cali, Alfonso Bonilla Aragon International Airport, Colombia

Campinas, Viracopos International Airport, Brazil

Caracas, Simon Bolivar International Airport, Venezuela

Guadalajara Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport, Mexico

Guatemala City, La Aurora International Airport, Guatemala

Guayaquil, Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport, Ecuador

Lima, Jorge Chavez International Airport, Peru

Los Angeles, Los Angeles International Airport, USA

Manaus, Eduardo Gomes International Airport, Brazil

Miami, Miami International Airport, USA

Medellin, Jose Maria Cordova International Airport, Colombia

Mexico City, Mexico City International Airport, Mexico

Montevideo, Carrasco International Airport, Uruguay

Panama City, Tocumen International Airport, Panama

Quito, Mariscal Sucre International Airport, Ecuador

Sao Paulo, Guarulhos International Airport, Brazil

Santiago, Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport, Chile

Santo Domingo, Las Americas International Airport Jose Francisco Pena Gomez, Dominican Republic

Tucuman, Teniente Benjamin Matienzo International Airport, Argentina

Valencia, Arturo Michelena International Airport, Venezuela


The Cielos Airlines fleet includes as of March 2007:

4 McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30F

The airplanes in the Cielos Airlines fleet are christened Petete, Petete II, Petete III, ... Named after (the nickname of) the airline owners son, with Petete meaning pacifier in the owner's local language.

External links

Cielos Airlines official website

Aviation Safety Network for Incidents and accidents

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