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Airlines in EcuadorFlag of Ecuador

This page provides links to all currently operating international, regional, domestic, passenger and cargo airlines registered in Ecuador. Click on Airline Name for contact, fleet, route and accident data.


Airlines in Ecuador
Airline Main Base
IATA code
ICAO code
IATA Prefix
Start of ops.
Avianca Ecuador Guayaquil (GYE)
2K
GLG
-
2014
DHL Ecuador Guayaquil (GYE)
7T
RTM
144
1991
LATAM Ecuador Quito (UIO)
XL
LNE
462
2016
TAME Linea Aerea Del Ecuador Quito (UIO)
EQ
TAE
269
1962

Recently defunct airlines in
Airline Fate
IATA code
ICAO code
Start of ops.
End of ops.
AECA -
2A
EAE
1980
2000
AeroGal Re-branded as Avianca Ecuador on 19/6/14
2K
GLG
1986
2014
Air Cuenca Suspended operations on 21/6/11 due to safety concerns
-
-
2009
2011
Ecuatoriana Closed down during Spring 2006 when LAB repossessed its Boeing 727
EU
EEA
1996
2006
Icaro Express Ceased ops on 20/6/11 and entered liquidation on 18/11/11 due to unpaid taxes
X8
ICD
1971
2011
LAN Ecuador Renamed 4/16 to LATAM Ecuador
XL
LNE
2003
2016
VIP Ecuador Merged with AeroGal
V6
VUR
1990
2012
SAETA Air Ecuador -
EH
SET
1966
2000

Airline hull loss accidents in Ecuador
Date
Airline Aircraft type Reg. Location Fatal
Cat.
16-Sep-11 TAME Ecuador Embraer ERJ-190 HC-CEZ Quito-Marisc... 0 crashed
22-Sep-08 ICARO Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000 HC-CDT Quito-Marisc... 0 crashed
30-Aug-08 Conviasa Boeing 737-291 YV102T near Toacaso 3 crashed
09-Nov-07 Iberia Airbus A340-642 EC-JOH Quito-Marisc... 0 crashed
24-Mar-06 ATESA Cessna 208B Grand Caravan HC-BXD near Cuenca-Maris... 5 crashed
07-Apr-05 ICARO Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000 HC-CDA Coca Airport... 0 crashed
05-Mar-04 Aeropacifico Dornier Do 28D-2 Skyservant HC-CBK near Guayaquil-Si... 0 crashed
17-Jan-03 TAME Ecuador Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000 HC-BMD Quito-Marisc... 0 crashed
09-Sep-00 Renta Corporación Dornier Do 128-2 Skyservant HC-BRT San Pablo-Co... 1 crashed
29-Aug-98 Cubana Tupolev 154M CU-T1264 Quito-Marisc... 70+ 10 crashed
28-Oct-97 Aerogal Fairchild FH-227D HC-BUF Ambato-Chach... 0 crashed
22-Aug-97 SAETA Boeing 727-251 HC-BVU San Cristóba... 0 crashed
22-Oct-96 Millon Air Boeing 707-323C N751MA near Manta Airpor... 4+ 23 crashed
01-May-96 Fly Linhas Aéreas Boeing 727-2B6 PP-LBY Quito-Marisc... 0 crashed
03-May-95 American Jet Grumman G-1159 Gulfstream II N409MA near Quito-Marisc... 7 crashed
04-Sep-89 TAME Ecuador Lockheed L-188C Electra HC-AZJ Taura AFB 0 crashed
12-Sep-88 TAME Ecuador Lockheed L-188A Electra HC-AZY Lago Agrio A... 7 crashed
23-Jun-87 TAME Ecuador Hawker Siddeley HS-748 HC-BAZ Lago Agrio A... 0 crashed
20-Nov-84 TAME Ecuador DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 HC-BCG between Loja... 14 crashed
18-Sep-84 AECA Douglas DC-8-55F HC-BKN Quito-Marisc... 4+ 49 crashed
11-Jul-83 TAME Ecuador Boeing 737-2V2 HC-BIG near Cuenca 119 crashed
29-Apr-83 SAN SE-210 Caravelle VI-R HC-BAT near Guayaquil-Si... 8 crashed
08-Oct-82 SAN Vickers 828 Viscount HC-ATV Cuenca Airpo... 0 crashed
01-Sep-82 Aerolineas Condor DHC-4A Caribou HC-BHZ near Valladolid 44 crashed
22-May-81 TAME Ecuador DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 HC-BAX near Zumba 18 crashed
02-Sep-80 TAME Ecuador DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 HC-BAV 24 Mayo 0 crashed
24-Jul-80 ATESA Nord 2501D Noratlas HC-AXK Rio Amazonas 2 crashed
14-Jul-80 Aerolineas Condor Vickers 745D Viscount HC-BHB Loja Airport... 0 crashed
27-Jan-80 Avianca Boeing 720-059B HK-725 Quito-Marisc... 0 crashed
12-Sep-79 SAN SE-210 Caravelle VI-R HC-BFN   0 unknown
23-Apr-79 SAETA Vickers 785D Viscount HC-AVP Pastaza Prov... 57 crashed
29-Dec-77 SAN Vickers 764D Viscount HC-BEM near Cuenca 24 crashed
04-Sep-77 SAN Vickers 764D Viscount HC-BCL near Cuenca 33 crashed
15-Aug-76 SAETA Vickers 785D Viscount HC-ARS Chimborazo V... 59 crashed
20-Jan-76 TAME Ecuador Hawker Siddeley HS-748 HC-AUE/683 near Loja 34 crashed
01-Feb-75 TAME Ecuador Douglas C-47A (DC-3) HC-AUR Quito-Marisc...   unknown
02-May-74 ATESA Douglas C-47 (DC-3) HC-AUC near Banos 20 crashed
14-Mar-72 ATESA Douglas C-47 (DC-3) HC-SJE Sangay Volcano 6 crashed
12-Sep-71 TAME Ecuador Douglas C-47A (DC-3) HC-AUX Cerro de Hojas   crashed
02-Mar-71 TAO Douglas C-47A (DC-3) HC-ALC   0 crashed
03-Jun-70 SAETA Vickers 745D Viscount HC-ART Cuenca Airpo... 0 crashed
25-Aug-69 TAO Douglas C-47B (DC-3) HC-ALK Suere 1 crashed
16-May-68 AREA Ecuador Lockheed L-100 Hercules N9267R Macuma 0 crashed
28-Feb-67 Aeroamazonas Douglas DC-3   near Río Pauté 4 crashed
16-Sep-65 TAO Douglas C-47B (DC-3) HC-AFQ near Pastaza Airp... 9 crashed
07-Nov-60 AREA Ecuador Fairchild F-27A HC-ADV near Quito 37 crashed
07-Apr-58 AREA Ecuador Douglas C-47A (DC-3) HC-ACL Cerro Illiniza 32 crashed
02-Apr-58 TAO Junkers Ju-52/3m HC-SND Quito 3 crashed
02-May-50 Avianca Douglas C-47 (DC-3) HK-120 near Simiatug 15 crashed
06-Aug-49 Shell Ecuador Bristol 170 Freighter 21 HC-SBU near Salasaca Hill 34 crashed
13-May-49 Transandina Ecuador Curtiss C-46D HC-SIB Quito-Marisc... 0 crashed
06-Feb-49 AECA Douglas C-47A (DC-3) NC54335 Guayaquil 2 crashed
16-Jul-47 Shell Ecuador Ford 5-AT-C Tri-Motor HC-SBK     crashed
22-Jan-47 TACA de Colombia Douglas C-47A (DC-3) C-204 near Guayaquil Ai... 0 crashed
15-Nov-46 Shell Ecuador Ford 4-AT-B Tri-Motor HC-SBD Ayuy Airstrip 1 crashed
10-Sep-46 Shell Ecuador Ford 5-AT Tri-Motor HC-SBI Tiputini Air... 0 crashed
17-Jul-46 ANDESA Curtiss C-46D HC-SCA near Cuenca Airpo... 30 crashed
15-May-46 Shell Ecuador Budd RB-1 Conestoga HC-SBE Pastaza-Shel... 0 crashed
05-Apr-46 Shell Ecuador Ford 4-AT-D Tri-Motor HC-SBC Ayuy Airstrip 0 crashed
31-Jul-44 Panagra Douglas DC-2-118A NC14268 Arajuno, Pas...   crashed
11-Dec-38 SEDTA Junkers Ju-52/3mge HC-SAB Quito-Cotoco... 0 crashed

Map of Ecuador