Articles Tagged ‘JetSMART’

JetSMART starts Santiago service

JetSMART starts Santiago service

JetSMART launches four-weekly flights between Salvador Bahia and Santiago de Chile.

Norwegian Air Argentina sold to JetSMART after just 14 months

Norwegian Air Argentina sold to JetSMART after just 14 months

With Argentina’s economic situation and significant domestic capacity growth, it hasn’t been easy. This acquisition will help with stability.

JetSMART's clever move into Colombian market

JetSMART’s clever move into Colombian market

In this week’s Network Planning Community Newsletter, JetSMART announces first flights to Columbia and takes initial A320neo; Clark International celebrates Arch of Triumph win; Ryanair announces 42 Ukrainian routes; Air Austral places an A220 order and we forecast initial routes; Spirit announces Nashville base expansion just after launch, and Emirates adds A380 to Cairo…


JetSMART initiates two new Argentinean domestic sectors

JetSMART initiates two new Argentinean domestic sectors

JetSMART links Buenos Aires El Palomar with Tucuman and Neuquen with Mendoza. 

Passenger numbers in Chile grow 130% in 10 years; international sector growing twice as fast as domestic; LATAM Airlines holds 63% of market

Passenger numbers in Chile grow 130% in 10 years; international sector growing twice as fast as domestic; LATAM Airlines holds 63% of market

Chile has an aviation market which handled 22.32 million passengers in 2017, up from 9.71 million in 2009. LATAM Airlines flew 14.13 million passengers last year, while over 334,000 were transported by start-up carrier JetSMART. Jonathan Ford looks further into this nation’s growth and how carriers are reacting.

Sky Airline returns to growth following LCC restructure; international market accounts for 18% of seats but some routes have been chopped

Sky Airline returns to growth following LCC restructure; international market accounts for 18% of seats but some routes have been chopped

Sky Airline is a Chilean airline that was founded in 2002, however it went through a restructure in 2015 to become a low-cost carrier to help reduce costs. Jonathan Ford takes a closer look at the recent developments of this South American airline, including its growth in international markets.


Quito Airport celebrates its first Arch of Triumph win

Quito Airport celebrates its first Arch of Triumph win

Ecuador is currently the centre of the airport marketing world, hosting Routes Americas next month in Quito, but more significantly scooping its first Arch of Triumph win. Two more airports battle it out this week for undying glory.

JetSMART vaults into Valdivia

JetSMART vaults into Valdivia

JetSMART begins a four times weekly service between Santiago and Valdivia. 

79 new airlines begin life in 2017; 25 go out of business – Europe has the highest number of start-ups, but also the most failures

79 new airlines begin life in 2017; 25 go out of business – Europe has the highest number of start-ups, but also the most failures

Here at anna.aero we love the pioneering spirit which surrounds those brave individuals and organisations which take the momentous decision to start a new airline. Thanks to our data-munching friends at ch-aviation, we look at the types of carriers being launched, where they are beginning their fledgling existences and the best (and worst) locations to […]


Argentina–Chile is South America's fastest-growing intra-country market; Brazil's domestic sector leads despite 0.3% capacity cut in 2017

Argentina–Chile is South America’s fastest-growing intra-country market; Brazil’s domestic sector leads despite 0.3% capacity cut in 2017

The South American market overall has seen capacity fluctuate between 3.8% growth and 4.9% cuts in recent years, but despite this, many country markets are thriving. We take a closer look at South America’s leading intra-country markets and see how capacity has grown in recent years.    

Keflavik Arch of Triumph kings revel in crowning glory

Keflavik Arch of Triumph kings revel in crowning glory

Reykjavik/Keflavik’s fire crew show off their huge certificate from last week’s competition. How will they get it on the fire station wall?? Nice to have some real geographic diversity in this week’s Arch of Triumph, with five different regions battling it out for glory.

JetSMART jumps into Puerto Montt

JetSMART jumps into Puerto Montt

JetSMART becomes the fourth carrier to link Santiago to Puerto Montt.