Mariscal Sucre International Airport in Quito has released a video detailing new safety measures in place as the location reopens to travellers. The film showcases the biosecurity measures that have been implemented, as well as some testimonials of the experiences and perceptions of passengers.
While Ecuador has been hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic, the airport has to date remained open and operational 24 hours a day to serve cargo flights and repatriation flights.
Corporación Quiport has begun work on an expansion project at the passenger terminal at Quito International Airport. Running into next year, the work will cost around $60 million.
Quito International Airport has reached carbon neutrality in the Airport Carbon Accreditation program. The system was created by Airports Council International and is technically endorsed by the United Nations International Civil Aviation Organisation, the World Bank and the United States Federal Aviation Administration.
With avant-garde decoration and a design focused on passenger comfort, the remodelled domestic VIP lounge at Quito International Airport has opened.
Members of the Airports Council International - Latin America and Caribbean general assembly have unanimously voted to elect Andrew O’Brian, chief executive of Corporación Quiport, as president of the organisation for a two-year term.
Having successfully defended the title of South America’s Leading Destination at the World Travel Awards earlier this year, Veronica Sevilla, general manager of Quito Turismo, tells Breaking Travel News how it feels to have won. Speaking in London during World Travel Market, she also reveals how a new digital-led brand identity will attract younger travellers and tells us about new airlift coming into the growing airport.