The “Compartamos” program, developed by Quiport at Quito's Mariscal Sucre International Airport (AIMS); and the project of sustainable construction with bioclimatic design and innovative technology that takes advantage of natural resources (wind, light and water) executed by the Galapagos Ecological Airport (ECOGAL), were both acknowledged by the Green Airport Recognition program delivered by the Airports Council International for Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC).

On the morning of Monday, January 10, Equair inaugurated its operations in the midst of a festive atmosphere at the Quito airport, where it was announced, in the presence of government authorities, the airport and passengers, the start of its flights connecting Quito, Guayaquil and Galapagos.

The Safety Management System of Corporación Quiport – the company that manages and operates the Mariscal Sucre International Airport in Quito – informs that, as of today, November 4, the Global Reporting Format for Runway Surface Conditions, the standardized methodology in the airline industry to assess and report on the condition of the aerodrome runway surface, also known as GRF, will come into effect. 

With 20,112 metric tons, this year’s flower export season surpassed by 4.8% the record of the second-best year set in 2020.

In 2021, the total air cargo transported also exceeded the annual historical record of the Mariscal Sucre airport.

Representatives from the Juan Santamaría Airport in San José, Costa Rica, visited the Quito airport to learn about the air cargo operation.

On Tuesday, January 4, flight LA 1363 departed from the Quito International Airport to the Catamayo City Airport in Loja- Ecuador, becoming the first flight that LATAM airline operates in this route, which will have operations on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursday.

Capacity increases from 50% to 100% in pre-boarding and arrivals areas.

In public areas the capacity increases from 50% to 75%.

Temperature controls and sanitary requirements for travel will be maintained.