Quito Tourism News
Mariscal Sucre International Airport welcomes returning passengers
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.
Quito Airport eyes June return to full operations
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.
Quito International Airport begins expansion project
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 Airport achieves carbon neutrality
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.
Plus Ultra launches Madrid connection from Quito
Plus Ultra Líneas Aéreas has launched its inaugural flight to Madrid from Mariscal Sucre Airport in Quito, capital of Ecuador. The carrier will offer three weekly flights.
Mariscal Sucre International Airport, Quito, adds global connections
Quito, capital of Ecuador, has boosted its connections to the world. In 2019 Santiago, Paris and Toronto will be reached thanks to new partnerships with LATAM, Air France and Air Canada Rouge.
Quito airport opens remodelled domestic lounge
With avant-garde decoration and a design focused on passenger comfort, the remodelled domestic VIP lounge at Quito International Airport has opened.
O’Brian to head Airports Council International in Latin America
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.
Veronica Sevilla, general manager, Quito Turismo
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.
LATAM to launch Santiago-Quito connection in April
LATAM Airlines Group has announced that it will offer non-stop flights between Santiago and Quito, Ecuador, starting from April next year.
Breaking Travel News interview: Andrew O’Brian, chief executive, Quiport
Following World Travel Awards successful return to Ecuador for the Latin America Gala Ceremony 2018, Quiport chief executive Andrew O’Brian speaks to Breaking Travel News about the location’s victory at the event and the role the airport has played in the development of tourism in the city.
Quiport announces US$90m three-year investment plan
Quiport has announced an expansion and improvement plan at the Mariscal Sucre International Airport. The plan, which runs until 2020, involves nine projects structured around three key areas - investment, service and development.