On the morning of Monday, January 10, Equair inaugurated its operations in the midst of a festive atmosphere at the Quito airport, where it was announced, in the presence of government authorities, the airport and passengers, the start of its flights connecting Quito, Guayaquil and Galapagos.

The Safety Management System of Corporación Quiport – the company that manages and operates the Mariscal Sucre International Airport in Quito – informs that, as of today, November 4, the Global Reporting Format for Runway Surface Conditions, the standardized methodology in the airline industry to assess and report on the condition of the aerodrome runway surface, also known as GRF, will come into effect. 

The Private Aviation services of the Mariscal Sucre International Airport are now complete with the recent inauguration of a modern and top of the line hangar, complete with all necessary services and security equipment. The hangar is the newest addition to the renovated passenger terminal and the aircraft-parking platform offered by Ecuacentair FBO, the company that operates private aviation at the Quito airport.

On Tuesday, January 4, flight LA 1363 departed from the Quito International Airport to the Catamayo City Airport in Loja- Ecuador, becoming the first flight that LATAM airline operates in this route, which will have operations on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursday.

Capacity increases from 50% to 100% in pre-boarding and arrivals areas.

In public areas the capacity increases from 50% to 75%.

Temperature controls and sanitary requirements for travel will be maintained.

  • The airline has an offer of 6 weekly flights and more than 7,000 monthly seats.
  • Passengers can buy their tickets at avianca.com MyApp Avianca, airline offices and travel agencies.
  • The main benefits of this new route are boosting the economy, improving connectivity and favoring commercial and tourist interchange.