Articles Tagged ‘Sky Airline’

Peru prospers from continued growth with 12% more seats flown in 2018; Chile overtakes US to become leading international market

Peru prospers from continued growth with 12% more seats flown in 2018; Chile overtakes US to become leading international market

There were 31.30 million two-way seats available on all flights serving Peru in 2018, an impressive 12% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston examines the country’s air service network trends over the past 10 years and identifies its leading airports, airlines and international country markets.

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.


Argentinian traffic grew 72% between 2007 and 2016 to over 35 million passengers; set for low-cost expansion with Norwegian and Flybondi

Argentinian traffic grew 72% between 2007 and 2016 to over 35 million passengers; set for low-cost expansion with Norwegian and Flybondi

In 2016 some 35.03 million passengers travelled through 54 airports in Argentina, an increase of 7.3% over the total figure for 2015. Currently only 4.0% of the nation’s seat capacity is flown by LCCs, however things are about to change in 2018, with the arrival of Norwegian and Flybondi.  

Gold Coast celebrates its second-ever Arch of Triumph victory

Gold Coast celebrates its second-ever Arch of Triumph victory

Having not just won a weekly title last year, but also securing fourth spot overall, the firefighters of Gold Coast are used to success in this competition. This time its big win was for a new domestic service by Tigerair Australia – totally roar-some!

Sky Airline sets off from Santiago on three international sectors

Sky Airline sets off from Santiago on three international sectors

Sky Airline now links the Chilean capital with Florianopolis, Punta del Este and Rio de Janeiro Galeao. 


Buenos Aires Ezeiza on course to break 10 million this year: Aerolineas Argentinas still #1 carrier

Buenos Aires Ezeiza on course to break 10 million this year: Aerolineas Argentinas still #1 carrier

Buenos Aires Ezeiza is Argentina’s second busiest airport, but the country’s main international gateway. Having got close last year, Ezeiza is on track to break the 10 million annual passenger barrier in 2017. We take a look at the airport’s traffic over the last 10 years, its biggest serving carriers and its top 12 routes.

Middle East makes it win #2 in 2017 Arch of Triumph competition

Middle East makes it win #2 in 2017 Arch of Triumph competition

Its been a long time coming – since the second week of this year’s competition to be exact – but finally the Middle East has claimed its second victory of 2017. Find out which of the region’s airports has fought off entries from Australasia, Europe, North and South America to claim this week’s title.

Sky Airline rolls into Rosario

Sky Airline rolls into Rosario

Sky Airline begins flights between Santiago and Rosario – a route already served by LATAM Airlines.


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. 

Arch of Triumph 2017 launched - year five of global airport new route marketing competition

Arch of Triumph 2017 launched – year five of global airport new route marketing competition

The 2017 Arch of Triumph – our fifth year of competition – is underway. Can the rest of the world break the domination of Europe this year. With no entrants from the all-conquering region this week, the rest of the world gets to throw down an early marker.

Sky Airline serenades Mendoza with Santiago service

Sky Airline serenades Mendoza with Santiago service

Sky Airline launches its third route to Argentina from Santiago, a sector already served by LATAM Airlines.