Serving Chile’s capital city, the Santiago Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport is the main hub for LAN Airlines. This company is part of the LATM Airlines Group that forms the largest conglomerate of airlines in South America. LAN Airlines is Chile’s official flag carrier and offers more than 25 destinations at Santiago’s main airport. Bogota, Buenos Aires, Caracas, Lima, La Paz, Mexico City, Montevideo, Quito, and Rio de Janeiro are some of the major cities in South America that are accessible via LAN Airlines.
The international service offered by LAN Airlines even includes transpacific flights to Auckland, New Zealand and Sydney, Australia. Miami and New York City also make up the list of long haul flights operated by Chile’s national airline. Additionally, the transatlantic flights to Madrid and Frankfurt are listed in the international schedule offered by LAN Airlines at Santiago Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. Of course, LAN Airlines also links Santiago with more than ten cities within Chilean territory including the iconic landmark Easter Island. Chile’s largest airline uses the Domestic and International terminals in Santiago’s main airport.
Santiago Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport is also served by several airline companies that are affiliated with LAN Airlines. LAN Argentina, LAN Ecuador and LAN Peru offer daily trips at Santiago’s airport.
Another major Chilean airline that serves Santiago Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport is Sky Airline. As Chile’s second largest airline, this company offers domestic service to some of the country’s largest metropolitan areas such as Antofagasta, Calama, Concepcion, Iquique, La Serena, and Puntas Arenas. International service operated by Sky Airline includes non-stop flights to major South American cities like Buenos Aires, Arequipa, El Salvador, Florianopolis, Lima, and La Paz.
Other major South American carriers that serve Santiago Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport include Aerolineas Argentinas, Avianca, Aeromexico, Copa Airlines, TACA Airlines, TACA Peru, TAM Airlines, and TAM Paraguay.
Santiago is also directly linked to major European capital cities. Air France operates long haul flights to Paris and Iberia offers direct trips to Madrid. Australia’s flag carrier offers transpacific flights between Chile’s capital and Sydney.
Santiago Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport is served by several large North American carriers. Air Canada offers daily flights to Toronto. Delta Air Lines operates direct trips to the company’s hometown in Atlanta, Georgia. American Airlines links Santiago with Dallas-Fort International Airport in the state of Texas and Miami International Airport in Florida.