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viasa
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LAN Chile To LAN Airlines

Sat Jul 02, 2005 9:43 pm

When has LAN Chile changed the name to LAN Airlines?
 
RICARIZA
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RE: LAN Chile To LAN Airlines

Sat Jul 02, 2005 9:49 pm

They changed it on July 2004.
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RE: LAN Chile To LAN Airlines

Wed Jul 06, 2005 12:34 pm

Actually, it was in March, after the 75 anniversary.

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RE: LAN Chile To LAN Airlines

Wed Jul 06, 2005 11:00 pm

Really? well, maybe they didn't make it official until July 2004. This is what the website says:

Recent Events
New Corporate Name

On July 23, an extraordinary shareholders meeting approved changing the Company's corporate name to LAN Airlines S.A. This change seeks to align the Company's legal denomination to its regional growth strategy and its new brand image based on the LAN alliance concept. This change will be implemented once the formal steps required by Chilean regulations are completed.

This is the URL: http://www.lan.com/about_us/info_inv...istas/pressrelease/2004_07_26.html
(almost at the bottom of the page)...
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Arcano
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RE: LAN Chile To LAN Airlines

Thu Jul 07, 2005 1:48 pm

Really, just check the dates of the first a.net database photos:


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It actually became official in feb04. Porbably, the article you posted says something about the legal name/structure of LAN, but the marketing and rebranding was announced in Feb, with the first public display in march.

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