LATAM Airlines was continuing to cancel domestic and international flights from Chile on 22 October as civil unrest affected operations from its main hub in the country.
The operator’s website lists some 299 services that have been cancelled between 20 and 22 October. The vast majority are flights that touch Santiago International airport.
At around 07:00 local time on 22 October, FlightStats by Cirium was categorising Santiago International airport’s delay status as «excessive» – its most severe rating.
«Given the current situation of demonstrations in Chile and today’s curfew that affects the mobility of both passengers and company officials, LATAM Airlines Group has had to cancel 55 additional flights to and from Santiago during the early morning [of 22 October],» the airline said in a statement released on the evening of 21 October.
LATAM is offering customers the option to rebook any flights from Chile’s airports that were due to depart on 20-24 October…