Only five days before Pope Francisco’s arrival in the country, LATAM Airlines has presented a special plane that will transport the pontiff on his trip through Chile to the cities of Temuco, Santiago and Iquique.
The aircraft, an Airbus A321, with capacity for 220 passengers, will transport around 130 passengers members of the Papal Combine, including members of the Catholic Church, government protocol staff, security teams of Chile and the Vatican, technical support and LATAM support staff.
The plane that will be in charge of transporting the Pope through the skies of Chile is preparing to receive him and his entire entourage. On the outside, he carries a decal on both sides with the official logo of Pope Francis and another with the hashtag of his visit #ElVueloDeFrancisco.
Inside, there will also be heads and pillows stamped with the logo that represents it in each of the seats, the names of each passenger, welcome and farewell cards, blankets and down depending on the type of flight and a bag with essential products for trip.
“Our crews and all those who have worked to carry out this important mission, have been preparing for months and for all the logistics that require trips like these, from the conditioning of the aircraft, the operational coordination and everything necessary to provide a service aboard excellence, “said Gisela Escobar, Vice President of Corporate Affairs LATAM…