An official event in Quito preceded the launch of tame's first flight to Salinas on 16 January. The new domestic service was celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony by the airline and airport authority staff.
- tame, the flag carrier and the largest airline of Ecuador, expanded its domestic offering with a new service from Quito (UIO) to Salinas (SNC) on 16 January. The 360-kilometre sector from the capital of Ecuador will be served twice-weekly (Thursdays and Sundays) utilising the airline’s 50-seat ATR 42-500s. No other carrier serves this airport pair.