Touching down at Guayaquil on 18 March is tame’s A330-200 registered HC-COH, which operated the inaugural service from the Ecuadorian city to New York JFK on the same day. The route will face direct competition from LAN Airlines.
- tame commenced two new routes from Guayaquil (GYE) this week. Both starting on 18 March, the carrier launched connections from Ecuador’s largest city to Lima (LIM) and New York (JFK). The 1,138- and 4,794-kilometre sectors will both be operated daily with each facing direct competition. Lima services will go head-to-head with Avianca (daily) and LAN Airlines (six times weekly), with tame using its E190 fleet on the sector. JFK operations will also see LAN Airlines (daily) as an incumbent carrier, with tame operating the city pair with its A330-200s. With the launch of these latest two routes, it now means that tame operates to three international destinations from Guayaquil, with Lima in Peru and JFK joining the carrier’s current Fort Lauderdale (Florida) services. According to OAG Schedules Analyser data, the carrier also serves seven domestic routes from Guayaquil. See how Guayaquil Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.