Tag: Chile

Low-Cost Market In Latin America: How Chilean Sky Airline Jumped Aboard

Reading Time: 2 minutes That took a while. The arrival of the low-cost model in Latin America has been a slow process. The reason? Well, quite a few. Long distances for starters. Culture, high aeronautical taxes and charges that impact every operator’s bottom-line and the lack of a solid competing means of transportation, within others. Mexico, Brazil and Colombia […]

The FBO Market in South America

Reading Time: 2 minutes At a global scale FBOs are all about time and cost efficiency, swiftness and comfort. But while in the US and UK markets the competition within different FBOs is heavily determined by the price of fuel, in South America other separately priced services, including fuel, generate a rather compelling mix of variables before clients can […]

British Airways Launches Longest Non-Stop Flight from UK

Reading Time: < 1 minute British Airways launched a four times weekly service from London Heathrow (LHR) to Santiago (SCL) in Chile on 3 January. Instead of greeting British Airways’ inaugural flight from London Heathrow with a traditional water arch salute, Santiago’s fire fighters brought out the biggest Union Flag in South America to greet the 787-9 as it touched down […]