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Airlines request the Government to extend airport hours

For proper resumption of International Flights in Perú, said IATA.

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) thanked the Government of Peru for its decision to resume International Flights in Perú on October 5, as announced by the nation’s president, Martín Vizcarra.

“President Vizcarra’s announcement is the first step to reactivate the country’s international connectivity. For airlines to be able to plan the restart of flights, the authorities must publish the necessary protocols as soon as possible”, commented Peter Cerdá, IATA Regional Vice President of the Americas.

He also asked the Peruvian authorities to increase the number of flights per day, extend the opening hours of the airports and reduce the current separation time between flights, since the start of International Flights in Perú will increase the number of operations per day.

It should be noted that currently the opening hours maintained by the air terminal located in Callao is 4:00 a.m. at 10:00 p.m.

Similarly, he called for the full establishment of air navigation services at airports. For this, Córpac will be asked to reestablish its capacity, today that the country has increased its needs for safe transport.

He also asked to resolve the current capacity restrictions in order to have schedules to increase the usual operations of Lima with the province airports.

Cerdá asked to ensure the sustainability of the sector in the medium and long term, continuing with the airport infrastructure projects in the country.

“We are convinced that the authorities will give priority to these urgent requests, since they are crucial for the reactivation of the economy, as well as for an adequate and timely planning of air operations, which will allow to meet the travel needs of national and international standards with the high safety standards already known in the aeronautical sector”, he indicated.

The news that international flights with neighboring countries will resume comes two days after the Webinar: ‘Peru: Ready to take off’, an event organized by IATA, with the support of the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) and the Association of International Air Transport Companies (AETAI).

The participants agreed on the importance of the relationship and coordination of the authorities with the private sector, which allows to restore trust to users, highlight the message that the industry is safe and have -as soon as possible- the approval of the necessary protocols for International Flights in Perú.

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