Articles Tagged ‘SCL’

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.

LATAM Airlines connects Cuzco with Santiago

LATAM Airlines connects Cuzco with Santiago

LATAM Airlines launches a three times weekly service between the Peruvian and Chilean cities.

Narrow-body aircraft on long-haul routes; US is leading market in S18, Copa Airlines heads airline rankings

Narrow-body aircraft on long-haul routes; US is leading market in S18, Copa Airlines heads airline rankings

Narrow-body aircraft are typically workhorses for short- and medium-haul flying. However, some carriers choose to deploy single-aisle types on longer sectors, including a growing number of LCCs. Nick Preston reveals the leading airlines, airports and country markets for long-haul narrow-body flights in S18.


Billund Airport shows off its second Arch of Triumph certificate

Billund Airport shows off its second Arch of Triumph certificate

Despite crashing out of the World Cup in the Round of 16 to England’s semi-final opponents Croatia, the Danes are born winners, particularly their airport firefighters! While Billund Airport’s firefighters celebrate their own global triumph, 10 more airports take it to extra time in search of victory.

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.

Emirates connects to Chilean capital

Emirates connects to Chilean capital

Emirates extends its existing Sao Paulo Guarulhos operation to Santiago.


BA in the market for more A380s; Dubai and Phoenix possible new routes with type

BA in the market for more A380s; Dubai and Phoenix possible new routes with type

British Airways’ parent IAG is apparently back in the A380 market, following Emirates’ recent $16 billion deal for the superjumbo. We take a look at where BA currently flies with the type, where it may use any future aircraft and whether Iberia will get any.

easyJet, Salvador de Bahia and Berlin Tegel celebrate anna.aero awards

easyJet, Salvador de Bahia and Berlin Tegel celebrate anna.aero awards

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Moscow Sheremetyevo hands out its annual awards for 2017, while Bahrain Airport celebrates the 10-year anniversary of Jet Airways services. More news also from IndiGo plus Akureyri, Cairns and Cardiff airports. 

Arch of Triumph 2018 launched – the sixth year of the global airport new route marketing competition

Arch of Triumph 2018 launched – the sixth year of the global airport new route marketing competition

The 2018 Arch of Triumph – our sixth year of competition – is underway. With North America breaking the European hold on this illustrious airport marketing award by taking last year’s title, can another global region take the crown in 2018? With five entries from two regions this week, namely Europe and South America, see […]


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.

GOL gets going between Salvador de Bahia and Santiago

GOL gets going between Salvador de Bahia and Santiago

GOL begins a twice-weekly service between the Brazilian and Chilean cities. 

LATAM Airlines launches into 2018 with three South American links

LATAM Airlines launches into 2018 with three South American links

LATAM Airlines adds Florianopolis to Montevideo, Lima to San Jose, and Santiago to Punta del Este services.