Air Comet Chile
Air Comet Chile was a Chilean airline that was based in Santiago de Chile and operated domestic passenger services. It used Comodoro Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport in Santiago as its hub and the company was also headquartered in the city. The airline operated from 2004 to 2008.
Air Comet Chile started life as Aerolineas del Sur in 2004 and was founded by Grupo Marsans. It started operations in 2004. It was renamed Air Comet Chile in 2007 and partnered with Spanish airline Air Comet and was considered a sister airline. It was Chile’s third biggest airline at this point. In 2008, the airline filed for bankruptcy protection and some of the fleet was transferred over to Aerolinea Principal.
The airline used to fly from Santiago to Puerto Montt and Punta Arenas. It had a fleet of 3 Boeing 737-200s with an average age of 27.7 years.