LAN Ecuador has launched domestic
flights within 4 South American countries, giving oneworld frequent flyers
additional mile earning options when flying within the region, below is a brief
press release from oneworld:
Ecuador launches first domestic flights: oneworld® now
offers domestic flights in a fourth South American country, with affiliate
member LAN Ecuador launching internal services in its home market. It is
now linking its two hubs Guayaquil and Quito with seven Airbus A318 flights a
day. Later it will connect both gateways with Cuenca and the Galapagos
Until now, it has
only operated internationally, with flights between Ecuador and the USA,
Europe, Chile and Argentina.
oneworld is the only
alliance with any member airlines based in South America, with LAN Airlines and
its affiliates already offering domestic services within Chile, Argentina and
Peru, besides their comprehensive international networks.