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Peruvian Government Announces Restart of Flights with a Duration Up to Eight Hours

The Peruvian President, Martín Vizcarra, announced on Oct. 21 in a press conference that international flights allowed to enter the country may last up to 8 hours from November, as part of the resumption of international operations that began on Oct. 5. Vizcarra stated that the Government will be stricter with the entry of foreigners since it has taken into account that some visitors would have entered the country without the required negative COVID-19 PCR test. Otherwise, they will "immediately"…

SKY Airlines Receives DOT Approval for Peru to U.S. Flights

The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) approved at the request of SKY Airline to transport passengers, cargo and mail between Peru and Fort Lauderdale and Miami. According to ALNNEWS, The request was submitted by the airline on August 10, as part of the company's internationalization plan that began in…

Peru To Resume International Flights This Month

After a seven-month suspension, Peru is reopening its skies to commercial flight operations in October. The country’s international trade and tourism minister, Rocio Barrios, announced that international travel will resume on Oct. 5, reinstating commercial connectivity with other Latin American countries first. In an interview with a national radio station,…

Peru’s International Flights Will Resume From October 5

On Friday 25 Sept. President Martín Vizcarra announced in a press conference that from Oct. 5, as part of phase 4 of an economic reactivation plan, international operations with neighboring countries will be authorized. Within the requirements for entering Peru, passengers are required to submit a negative result to the…

Peruvian Government Announces Oct. 1 Restart of International Flights

Peruvian Minister of Transport and Communications Carlos Estremaydoro indicated that the country's sanitation protocols necessary to begin international service will be defined this month in concordance with the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Economy and Finance, and airlines representatives. As a…

Argentina, Colombia and Peru Airlines Have No Defined Date to…

On July 30, Peter Cerdá, Vice President for the Americas of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), stated that a large number of Latin American airlines will close if they do not resume flights in the coming weeks, due to Latin America is a region where public aid to the…

JetSMART Announces the Opening of a Subsidiary in Peru

In a recent declaration to Gestión, JetSMART CEO Estuardo Ortiz announced that the Chilean carrier has started the process to have a Peruvian branch, which it seeks to have domestic and international routes to operate by the first half of 2021. “The Peruvian market is healthy and has grown by…

LATAM Group Requests Return of 65 Aircraft to Its Lessors…

This week saw the second court hearing take place regarding the debt restructuring process under the protection of Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Law filed by LATAM Airlines Group. Judge James L. Garrity, from the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York agreed to the 25…

LATAM Makes Significant Route Adjustments Across Multiple Countries

South American carrier LATAM has suspended ticket sales on 23 routes across its network, including several domestic routes within Chile and international routes from Brazil, Chile and Peru. At the same time, the Santiago-headquartered carrier has made the bold move to suspend international destinations from five Argentinean destinations to the…

Avianca Holdings Files for Chapter 11 Protection, Closes Peru Subsidiary

Avianca Holdings and some of its subsidiaries "voluntarily file[d]" for chapter 11 bankruptcy in the Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of New York in the U.S., the airline announced on May 10. Avianca Holdings currently oversees a number of subsidiaries, the list of which includes Columbian airlines Avianca and…