TAM – Transporte Aéreo Militar is an airline based in La Paz, Bolivia. It is the civilian wing of the Bolivian Air Force, operating passenger services to remote towns and communities in the North and Northeast of Bolivia.
TAM begins operations in 1945. In 1955, the squadron of the Bolivian Air Transport normed TAM to begin activities with commercial character. The original name (from 1944) was “El Escuadrón de Transporte Aéreo” (ETA). In 1953 the name was changed to Transporte Aéreo Militar. This heritage is reflected in the words “Grupo Aéreo 71″ appearing as part of the TAM logo.