SKY initiates operations from Santiago de Chile to Porto Alegre, its fourth destination in Brazil
The company aims to transport over 3,800 passengers monthly between both cities, with three weekly frequencies in an A320neo aircraft.
Santiago. - As part of its Latin American expansion strategy, the low-cost carrier SKY inaugurated yesterday, June 12, the first flight of the new route connecting the capital of Chile with Porto Alegre, its fourth destination in Brazil.
On its 22nd anniversary, the airline announced the commencement of this new route, enabling a direct connection between the two cities in just 3 hours. The flights, which will operate seasonally during the winter period.
"We are delighted to continue our growth in the region with this new route, complementing our existing operations to Brazil, such as Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, and Florianopolis. We believe that this expansion will encourage more Brazilian travelers to visit Chile and experience the advantages of our winter resorts, as well as explore the country's internal destinations. In turn, we are excited to offer affordable fares to facilitate increased travel from Chile to Porto Alegre,"said Jaime Fernández, Sales Manager at SKY.
SKY will be the only low-cost airline operating this route, contribuiting to strengthening the ties between both cities and fostering cultural and commercial exchanges.
About SKY Airline
SKY is a low-cost airline with a 22-year history with a presence in 8 countries in the Americas. The airline operates domestically and internationally through its subsidiaries in Chile and Peru.
In 2022, the carrier was recognized as the best low-cost airline in South America by the international consulting firm Skytrax. Moreover, for the third consecutive year in 2023, the company received the recognition from CH-Aviation as the airline with the newest fleet in South America and the fourth worldwide.
SKY stands out as the only airline globally with an exclusively comprised fleet of Airbus A320 NEO and A321 NEO aircraft, reducing CO2 emissions per seat by 60% since 2010.