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LAN Ecuador begins servicing domestic destinations

eTN Staff Writer  Apr 06, 2009

Today, LAN Ecuador began domestic operations uniting Guayaquil and Quito, the country's largest cities. LAN Ecuador offers 7 daily flights between the cities and will subsequently add the city of Cuenca and the Galapagos Islands to its schedule.

"Today, we begin domestic operations, contributing to the development of our tourism industry, to the connectivity within the country, and to the social and economic development of Ecuador. Our objective is to offer a new and efficient air transport alternative to the Ecuadorian passengers and cargo clients," announced Maximiliano Naranjo, LAN Ecuador's general manager.

LAN Ecuador celebrates 6 years in the country connecting Ecuador internationally with the United States, Europe, Chile, and Argentina. The company is made up of a team of 900 Ecuadorians, all dedicated to offering a product of global quality to its clients. LAN Ecuador is also an affiliate member of the oneworld alliance, which unites the world's best airlines, offering its clients a wide range of benefits. Thus, oneworld clients can accumulate frequent flyer miles and earn rewards in any airline within the oneworld alliance, while gaining access to over 550 VIP lounges at airports around the world.

"Today we strengthen our commitment to Ecuador by contributing to the development of air transport and generating employment and investment in the country. We will continue bringing tourists to the exciting destinations the country offers, while contributing to the growth of the country through the shipment of exports and providing an excellent product with the highest standards of safety and environmental preservation," added Maximiliano Naranjo.

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