25 Nov The best airlines for travels to Chile
Chile is a wonderful country to travel to, distinguished especially by it’s variety. Starting in the Northern region with the Atacama desert where you can visit the international astronomical observatories all the way down to South Patagonia the longest country in the world reaches. But that’s not all there is to it. Aside from that, the Easter Island situated in the Pacific Ocean, the island Salas y Gómez, the Juan-Fernández-islands including Robinson-Crusoe-Island, the Desventuradas-Islands and in the South the Ildefonso islands and the Diego-Ramírez-Islands are all part of the national territory.
Interesting destinations within Chile are the Easter Islands, the desert region San Pedro de Atacama, the seaport Valparaíso and all the way down in the Southern part of the country there’s the seaport Puntos Arenas.
Surely every traveller will find their favorite region to discover.
The following list contains a couple of airlines heading to Chile – just like regional airlines you can use within the country to get from A to B.
LAN/Tam Airlines: The Chilenian airline is part of the Oneworld Alliance and is also market leader in Chile. The airline offers flight connections between Europe, North America, the Caribbean and all islands of Chile. The Group offers 115 destinations in South America. Within Chile you can also easily reach various regions with LAN.
Iberia: The Spanish airline offers flights of which some are really cheap to the Chilenian capital Santiago.
Lufthansa: Lufthansa takes off in Frankfurt as well and heads towards the Chilenian capital’s airport Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez. From Europe to Chile there’s always at least one stopover either in Buenos Aires, Sao Paolo or the US. Direct flights from Europe aren’t possible due to the special location and route.
Airfrance: The French airline also has special offers to the South American metropolis every now and then. The seasonal peculiarities should be mentioned – the months January to June are especially pleasant climate-wise in Chile.
From North America :
Delta Airlines: Delta offers open jaw flights from various cities in the US to Santiago de Chile.
American Airlines: the probably most present international airline in Chile offers most of the flight connections from and to Chile. Value for money is mostly very good.
From Asia and the Middle East:
Airlines such as China Airlines, Emirates, Etihad, Gulf Air, Hong Kong Airlines are a couple of airlines occupying the Chilenian capital’s airport Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez regularly.
The market of Chilenian airlines has visibly consolidated in the past couple of years. But it is still possible to head towards one of the 48 domestic airports with the regional airlines. There are also smaller airlines serving especially the remote island regions such as Robinson-Crusoe-Island or the Easter Islands.
Tickets for domestic flights are best bought in the destination country or online in order to get a cheaper price.
One Airlines is a Chilenian Semi Low Budget Airline offering many routes for cheap prices. Sky Airlines as well offers flights to many Chilenian cities and a number of South American metropolises. Aerovías DAP is a special provider of travels to the Southern regions of Patagonia and Antarctica.