As of March 14, flights between the two countries will be considered domestic, simplifying and expediting migration and freight procedures.
With the entry into force of the Regulation for the Development of Air and Airport Operations, flight frequencies between airports in Honduras and Guatemala will have the characteristics of domestic flights.
The Salvadoran Civil Aviation Authority has temporarily suspended its operating permit and granted it a period of 90 days to decide whether or not to stay in the aviation market.
The company must decide its future in a maximum period of three months, as established by the Civil Aviation Authority of El Salvador.Its executive director, Jorge Puquirre, told Elmundo.sv that"... 'Their argument (the CASI) is based on current aircraft not being profitable under the terms of the low cost tickets offered'. However, 'they are already in talks with other operators looking to lease other smaller aircraft'. If the company decides not to stay in the market, the Civil Aviation Authority has the legal power to 'cancel the operating permit permanently'."
It has been announced that March will see the start of flights that will connect the two cities on weekends.
An article on Prensalibre.com reports that"...According to the INGUAT, flights will be on weekends and will include tour packages consisting of the flight, lodging, food, a visit to Tikal National Park and transfers, at a cost of US $380 and US $435 (between Q2 and Q3 838 thousand 249 thousand). "
From January 30 the airline TAG will operate five frequencies per week between Guatemala City and the Puerto Barrios airfield in Izabal.
Representatives from the airline explained that flights will run from Monday to Friday, at an approximate cost of $150 for round-trip ticket.The aim of the Guatemalan Institute of Tourism is for the aerodrome to meet the requirements to become eligible to receive international flights.
The beginning of operations of several regional airlines in the moderately priced sector is auspicious for trade, and in particular tourism.
The launch in San Jose this week of the ultra low cost airline Volaris Costa Rica, with a presence in Mexico, the United States and Central America, who will begin operating next month with a San Jose, Costa Rica -Guatemala City (Guatemala) route, confirms how activated the business of commercial aviation in Central America has become.
According to the private sector airport infrastructure needs to be improved in order to provide services to meet increasing demand for domestic flights.
Before the start of the next tourist season in the region, the union of private companies in Nicaragua has highlighted the need to improve conditions in the domestic air terminal, in order to provide better services to travelers taking flights to different parts of the country.
Favoured by the poor state of road infrastructure domestic airlines have reported increases of over 20% in the number of passengers they transported between 2014 and this year.
The poor state of the road infrastructure in the country is one of the main reasons behind the increase in the number of passengers on domestic flights operated by airlines such as Sansa and Nature Air.
From March 16 Air Panama will be offering two daily flights on weekdays from the capital to Alonso Valderrama airport in Chitre.
From March 16 the national airline Air Panama will be offering daily flights between Panama and Chitre, the main city in the province of Herrera. Flights will depart twice a day (morning and afternoon) from Monday to Friday.
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