Chilean Government Imposes New Consumer-Friendly Airline Regulations

On November 30, the Chilean government issued Law No. 21392, a regulation that modifies the aeronautical code, which allows air tickets’ endorsement or transfer, as well as its full refund. The rule states that, as well as the endorsement or transfer and the full refund procedures, can be carried out…

The New Law that Could Change How Travelers Book Flights

In early 2012, Spirit Airlines sent this email out to customers: “WARNING: New government regulations require us to HIDE taxes in your fares.” In what some might call typical Spirit Airlines fashion, the carrier was protesting against a new regulation that had been announced by the U.S. Department of Transportation in…

Latin American Wings: The Airline That Never Was

Despite ceasing revenue flights on March 9, Latin American Wings (LAW) completed a few flights on March 12, hours before the Chilean Aviation Authority (DGAC) revoked its AOC. A singular history of rapid expansion and spectacular failure just completed its circle. LAW was born in January 2016, with a route…