Lima. Oct. 06 (ANDINA). Taca Airlines will launch four direct flights from its Lima hub to Miami (United States). Mendoza (Argentina). Antofagasta (Chile) and Brasilia (Brazil). which will result in a 25% increase in operations from the Peruvian capital. Taca's Sales Manager Nani Garrues reported today.
“About 170.000 passengers use Taca's hub in Lima as a transfer point. Sometimes. they spend the night in the city and enjoy the gastronomy.” he said.
The new Lima-Miami route will operate daily starting on December 1st. and is one of the most demanded routes in the market. The company aims to fly about 30% of passengers using this connection.
The Lima-Mendoza route will also start operations on December 1st and will have 3 flights per week. becoming the second point of connection in Lima with Argentina. Taca operates 17 direct flights to Buenos Aires.
The Lima-Antofagasta route will start to operate on January 3rd. 2011. with 3 flights per week. focusing on the corporate segment.
Finally. the Lima-Brasilia route will start operations on December 15. with 3 weekly flights