On Wednesday, May 18, the formalization of the strategic alliance agreement was carried out between Alpachaca Muyuverde - a community based company from Quiport’s social responsibility and shared value program called Nuestra Huerta - and the San Francisco de Quito’s University (USFQ). Thanks to this agreement, farmers of Nuestra Huerta received advice and technical support from agronomy students for 8 months to improve and optimize their agricultural production processes.

  • The airline begins its operation with four weekly frequencies.
  • It has the capacity to transport 25,000 passengers a year on this route.

At 2:35 p.m. today, the first flight from Quito to San José took off, with which Avianca inaugurates a new non-stop route, offering passengers the opportunity to travel to one of the countries that arouses the most interest for tourism in Central America; while promoting Ecuador as a new alternative to visit among Costa Rican customers.

  • The National Emergency Operations Committee (COE), however, recommends its use.
  • The requirements to enter the country or to travel to Galapagos have not changed.

Around 5:45 a.m., on Friday, April 1, 2022, in a protocol event, LATAM Airlines´  the  inaugural flight from Quito to Bogotá was made official at the Mariscal Sucre airport in Quito. The Quito-Bogotá’s route, which began operations with five weekly frequencies, reinforces the airline's commitment to help Ecuador reactivate its economy and international tourism.

Quito International Airport received the renewal of 5-stars rating related to the quality service carried out by the international auditor Skytrax, specialized firm in international air transport. Quito airport achieved the 5-star category for the first time on May 11, 2020 and has the honor of being, to date, the only airport in Latin America and the Caribbean to have obtained the highest rating from Skytrax.