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LanEcuador. (Latin America Caribbean Report).(delays international operations)(Brief Article)

LanEcuador expected to launch international operations on April 28 with service from Quito and Guayaquil to Miami and New York. Startup had to be postponed owing to difficulties in gaining US approval. The airline was granted route rights into the US by the Ecuadorian government in late 2002 based on a bilateral agreement dating from 1986, but US DOT denied permission on the grounds that it was nor controlled by Ecuadorian nationals. …

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