Articles Tagged ‘Quito’

Quito gains new Madrid and Frankfurt links; traffic dropped 9.4% in 2016 to 4.9 million passengers; host city of Routes Americas 2018

Quito gains new Madrid and Frankfurt links; traffic dropped 9.4% in 2016 to 4.9 million passengers; host city of Routes Americas 2018

Quito will play host to some 800 delegates in mid-February for the 11th annual Routes Americas conference. The capital of Ecuador is on a high at the moment with a second Madrid connection thanks to Air Europa, while Condor will add Frankfurt from Q3 2018. However, the ventures come after several years of decline.

tame shrinking in Ecuador as government looks for investors; 15 aircraft serve New York, Florida, Colombia, Peru and the Galapagos Islands

tame shrinking in Ecuador as government looks for investors; 15 aircraft serve New York, Florida, Colombia, Peru and the Galapagos Islands

The national carrier of Ecuador, tame, has been cutting capacity in recent years. Last year’s major earthquake in the country resulted in further cuts. We reveal its closest rivals in Ecuador, its current fleet and the top 12 routes by seats.

Quito Airport in Ecuador sees traffic growth of 9.1% in 2014; Avianca is fastest growing airline

Quito Airport in Ecuador sees traffic growth of 9.1% in 2014; Avianca is fastest growing airline

The primary international gateway to Ecuador, Quito Airport (perhaps better known as Mariscal Sucre International Airport) handled six million passengers last year (a new record high). We look at the airport’s rapid growth since 2003 and its operating airlines for this May.


Ecuador eagerly awaits new capital airport in Quito; TAME, AeroGal and LAN Ecuador lead in domestic market

Ecuador eagerly awaits new capital airport in Quito; TAME, AeroGal and LAN Ecuador lead in domestic market

The land of the Galapagos Islands attracts people from all over the world, but how competitive is its air travel market? Which are the leading international country markets and what is driving the decision to build a new airport to serve the capital?