Sky Airline (Santiago) on June 7 received new authorization from the Brazilian aviation authorities for new route authority rights to operate between Chile and Brazil. The airline will start Brazilian flights in 2014.
Meanwhile the airline continues to convert its Boeing 737-200 fleet to more modern Airbus A319s and A320s. The company during May scrapped two more Boeing 737-200s (CC-CTI and CC-CTX).
Top Copyright Photo: Alvaro Romero/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A320-232 CC-ABV (msn 1400) arrives at the Santiago hub (please click on the photo for the full size view). All others by Sky Airline.
Sky Airline (Chile) (Santaigo) has been delayed in starting its new route to Buenos Aires using its newly-acquired Airbus A320s. The company announced the first scheduled flight between Santiago de Chile (SCL) and Buenos Aires (EZE), originally scheduled for September 3, 2010, has been delayed. The airline has been informed by the Argentine aviation authorities that it has not yet received the necessary authorization to start scheduled operations. The airline had already sold tickets for the inaugural flights and had to rebook the passengers on LAN Airlines or Aerolíneas Argentinas flights.
The route is not likely to start now until December 2010.
Copyright Photo: Alvaro Romero. Airbus A320-232 CC-ABV (msn 1400) smartly approaches SCL for landing.