Sky Airline

Sky Airline is a Chilean Airline based at Comodoro Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport in Santiago De Chile, the capital of the country. It is the second largest airline in the country and a direct competitor to the biggest, LAN Airlines.

It flies domestic routes in Chile as well as international routes. The airline operates with a semi low cost model and due to its smaller size, can offer superior service to other low cost airlines. The airline also operates chartered flights across the country and continent.

History

Sky Airline was founded by Jurgen Paulmann who is the CEO of the company and started operating in 2001 and flights in 2002 from Santiago to Northern Chile. It is a full member of IATA since 2005. In 2009, the airline partnered with Argentinean flagship airline Aerolineas Argentinas to have its services offered in their offices and through their online booking system.

It also plans to fly to Sao Paulo beginning in 2014 after LAN Airlines merged with TAM Airlines and had to give up two of their slots to competitors.

Destinations

Sky Airline flies to 16 destinations in Chile including two seasonal destinations to Pucon and Puerto Natales. It also flies to Lima and Arequipa in Peru, Sao Paulo in Brazil, La Paz in Bolivia and Buenos Aires in Argentina. It also has season flights to Florianopolis in Brazil. Additionally, Sky Airlines flight from Antofagasta to Lima, Peru is the only international flight out of the airport. Similarly, its flight from Arica to La Paz, Bolivia is the only international flight out of that airport.

Fleet

Sky Airlines has 15 aircraft in its fleet at an average age of 11.6 years. It has 11 Airbus A319-100s that can seat 156 passengers each and 4 Airbus A320-200s which can seat 168 passengers each. Additionally, it plans to expand its fleet to 25 planes by 2018.

Routes Flown by Sky Airline

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