Articles Tagged ‘Latin American Wings’

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.

JetSMART takes flight from Chile; initial network shows 11 routes and eight destinations; LATAM Airlines already serving 73% of network

JetSMART takes flight from Chile; initial network shows 11 routes and eight destinations; LATAM Airlines already serving 73% of network

JetSMART is a new Chilean ULCC based in Santiago. Launching services on 25 July between the capital and Calama in northern Chile, the carrier has a planned network of 11 domestic routes, with four not involving Santiago. anna.aero takes a deeper look behind the operations of the world’s latest airline.