Star Peru, formerly called Star Up, is a low-cost carrier
based at Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima, Peru. It is a scheduled airline operating passenger and cargo flights within Peru. The carrier only flies domestic routes in Peru from its base in Lima.
The airline was established in May 1997 as Servicio de Transporte Aereo Regional by founder, and Chief Executive, Valentin Kasyanov. Operations were inaugurated with a single Antonov An-32 aircraft flying cargo and charter services around South America.
In late 2004, Star Peru began scheduled commercial domestic flights after having acquired a Boeing 737-200. Based on monthly growth of passenger traffic, Star Peru became the fastest growing airline in Peru in 2005.
Star Peru operates scheduled routes between ten Peruvian airports:
*Ayacucho (Coronel FAP Alfredo Mendivil Duarte Airport)
*Cajamarca (Mayor General FAP Armando Revoredo Iglesias Airport)
*Chiclayo (Cap. FAP Jose A. Quinones Gonzales International Airport)
*Cusco (Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport)
*Iquitos (Crnl. FAP Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport)
*Lima (Jorge Chavez International Airport)
*Pucallpa (Captain Rolden International Airport)
*Puerto Maldonado (Padre Aldamiz International Airport)
*Tarapoto (Cad. FAP Guillermo del Castillo Paredes Airport)
*Trujillo (Cap. FAP Carlos Martinez de Pinillos International Airport)
The Star Peru fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of February 2010):
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