Overlooking Santiago's airport. (Photo: Chmouel Boudjnah [CC BY-SA 3.0 (])

Hundreds of Flights Cancelled at Santiago Airport as Unrest Continues

Chile’s largest airport has seen massive cancellations this weekend extended until Tuesday, after riots being held over hikes in public transportation fares led to President Sebastian Piñera to instituting a curfew, which takes place from 7 p.m. in the evening to 6 a.m. the next morning. Although air passengers are exempted from the curfew in an attempt to minimize disruption; the move is undoubtfully affecting operations at its capital Santiago’s Arturo Merino Benítez Airport, with more than 250 flight cancellations…