LIMA, Peru–(Business enterprise WIRE)–In the direction of the close of 2019 and the starting of 2020, air connectivity in between Peru and countries these types of as Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, and Panama exceeded 500 weekly flights, which have been operated by airways such as Aeroméxico, Avianca, Copa Airlines, Interjet, LATAM, JetSMART, SKY and Viva Air. Nevertheless, this professional aviation growth was abruptly interrupted by the pandemic and border closures adopted by numerous nations.
Two many years afterwards, the outlook is encouraging with a complete of 207 weekly flights till April 2022, signaling a recovery of 41.4% compared to 2019, as noted by PROMPERÚ.
So far this year, the Bolivian condition airline, Boliviana de Aviación (BoA), entered the Peruvian current market and amplified air connectivity with Bolivia by 33%, which signifies a overall of 12 weekly flights from Santa Cruz (8) and La Paz (4) operated involving LATAM AND BoA. Moreover, the new BoA route will provide support to Argentina (Buenos Aires) and Brazil (São Paulo) with a stopover in Peru (Lima).
The Mexican minimal-cost airline, Volaris, will start functions on June 1, with the adhering to flight routes: Mexico City – Lima, Cancun – Lima and San José (Costa Rica) – Lima.
Through the second half of 2021, air connectivity to Peru commenced to get off, with expanding frequency of weekly flights between Latin American international locations. The airline Avianca returned to work in Peru, Copa Airways resumed its Panama – Chiclayo immediate flight and LATAM restored its Córdoba – Lima route.
The Colombian minimal-charge airline, Wingo, ventured into the current market with its Bogotá – Lima route, and JetSMART started operating a few direct routes: Santiago – Lima, Santiago – Arequipa and Santiago – Trujillo.
In addition, through its strategic alliance application with worldwide airways, PROMPERÚ has been driving marketing and promoting of Peru as a vacationer place overseas, carrying out joint marketing campaigns for the advertising of its tourist destinations, thus strengthening present air routes and encouraging the introduction of new routes.
In this regard, in 2021, joint advertising and marketing campaigns were launched in priority nations around the world with LATAM Airways in Chile, Ecuador and the United States and SKY Airline in Argentina and Chile. These campaigns resulted in the mobiliziation of more than 97,000 international passengers.