Category:Aéropostale-Compagnie Générale Aéropostale

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Aéropostale formally, Compagnie Générale Aéropostale was a founded in 1927 by the sale of Lignes aeriennes Latécoère nicknamed “La ligne” to a French businessman and Mayor of Etampes (France) named Marcel Bouilloux-Lafont. Continuing the routes previously operated by LAL from Toulouse to Barcelona , Casablanca, Dakar, where the mail was shipped by steamer to South America, in November 1927 regular flights between Rio de Janeiro and Natal were started. Expansion then continued to Paraguay, and in July 1929 a regularly scheduled route across the Andes Mountains to Santiago, Chile, were started, later extending down to Tierra del Fuego on the southern part of Chile. Finally, on May 12–13, 1930, the trip across the South Atlantic by air finally took place: a Latécoère 28 mail plane fitted with floats and a 650 horsepower (480 kW) Hispano-Suiza engine made the first nonstop flight. Aeropostale pilot Jean Mermoz flew 3,058 kilometres (1,900 mi) from Dakar to Natal in 19 hours, 35 minutes, with his plane holding 122 kilograms (269 lb) of mail. After a scandal involving postal payments from the French government to Aeropostale, the company was dissolved in 1932, and merged with a number of other aviation companies (Air Orient, Société Générale de Transport Aérien, Air Union, and Compagnie Internationale de Navigation) to create Air France.
After the WWII, aerial postal service was operated by Air France in a specific department of the national company named Centre d’Exploitation Postal Métropolitain , using Aérpostale brand on its fleet of airplanes composed of Junkers Ju 52/3m, Douglas DC-3, Douglas DC-4, Fokker F27 and Transall C-160.
In 1991, French postal service La Poste, Air France, Air Inter and private TAT create a new company branded as Aéropostale-Société d'Exploitation Aéropostale.

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