This week, the Tenth Pan American Aviation Safety Summit was held in Quito. It is one of the most important aviation safety events in the region, recognized for bringing together civil aviation authorities, aircraft manufacturers, airlines, airports, air traffic controllers, flight schools and industry associations to review safety statistics and trends that will drive the sustainable development of air transport in the region.

For the second year in a row, Quito International Airport’s cargo operation has received the Diamond Award (1st place) in the category of up to 399,999 tons per year, Top Cargo Airport in Latin America and Top Airport - Specialty Cargo.

  • Corporación Quiport continues to open new routes and increase flights to connect Quito and Ecuador with the rest of the world.  
  •  LATAM Airlines Ecuador has started to operate the new direct route between Quito and Santiago from Mariscal Sucre Airport.

  • Adding new routes and strengthening Quito's connectivity are priority issues for Corporación Quiport and are part of a sustained strategy that resulted in four new passenger airlines and one new cargo airline during this year.


  • Joint efforts between Corporación Quiport and Government entities for developing routes and incentives are placing Quito in the plans of the most important airlines in the region and in the world.

The funds from the tournament will go towards the remodeling of three sports fields in the area of influence of Quito International Airport, as part of Corporación Quiport’s Social Responsibility Program.

  • At the 2019 Skytrax Awards, Quito Airport won Best Regional Airport in South America and 4-Star Airport for a fourth year in a row, and Best Airport Staff in South America for a third year in a row.