TAM – Linhas Aéreas Fokker 100 PT-MQC
Civil aviation profile prints.
Available prints options:
Design / Plain background;
Size Panorama (914×305 mm / 36"×12");
Size Standard (610×305 mm / 24"×12").
Fokker 100 TAM – Linhas Aéreas Regionais
Engines: 2 × RR Tay 650-15
Serial Number: 11371
First flight: Dec 10, 1991
TAM – Linhas Aéreas Regionais was formed as a joint-venture between TAM – Táxi Aéreo Marília and VASP. TAM – Marília, an air taxi company founded in 1961 at the city of Marília, provided the start-up infrastructure for TAM – Regionais. In the late '80s, it became evidently the airline would not last long when competing against airlines such as Varig and VASP. TAM focused all efforts on gradual growth with addition of new aircraft. On September 15, 1989, TAM ar ranged for the acquisition of two Fokker 100 jets. Two more were added in 1991. In 1992, TAM carried its eight millionth passenger. By 1993, through the use of the Fokker 100 fleet, which now numbered at 14, TAM was serving 56 cities in Brazil.