Airlineroute.net reports that TACA will start flying the Airbus A330-200 once-daily on its already existing Lima (LIM) to Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) route. The airline currently flies A321's between the two cities twice-daily using this aircraft type for both services.
This will be the first wide-body passenger service by TACA in at least twelve years. The carrier flew six 767-200's and three 767-300's in passenger service from about 1985 to 2000 and several A300F freighters at least during 1999-2001.
The AviancaTACA group has at least nine A330-200's in service. They are powered by two Rolls-Royce Trent 700's and have seating for 252 passengers; 30 in business class and 222 in economy.
The flight schedule for the A330-200 service will be:
Flight Routing Dep Arr Frequency
TA965 Lima - Buenos Aires Ezeiza 2158 0433+1 Daily
TA966 Buenos Aires Ezeiza - Lima 0629 0914 Daily
Sources: www.airlineroute.net via Eric Trum