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  • Saturday, September 10th 2022 - 09:58 UTC

    Aerovías DAP to up flights to Antarctica by 30%

    DAP's British Aerospace 146-200 is the main performer of the company's operations in the region

    The Punta Arena-based Chilean carrier Aerovías DAP plans to operate over 150 flights to Antarctica between November 2022 and March of 2023, an increase of 30% over last summer, it was announced.

  • Friday, July 31st 2020 - 22:02 UTC

    Falkands: Successful repatriation flight to Punta Arenas

    The repatriation flight organised by the Falkland Islands Government arrived this morning, 31 July 2020, from Punta Arenas, Chile returning two Falkland Island residents to the Islands, and departing with 30 passengers on-board.

  • Friday, February 23rd 2018 - 07:49 UTC

    Falklands: Second flight statement meets approval and dismay

    Sally Ellis, said the tourism industry was “totally supportive” of any progress being made towards increasing air access to the Falklands, particularly in summer

    A statement entitled ‘Progress made towards establishing a second commercial Falkland Islands air link’ released last week by the Falkland Islands Government, but too late for publication in the Penguin News, has met with a mixed reception in the Islands. While some have expressed favor others have reservations and questions as witnessed by readers’ letters in this Friday edition.

  • Monday, January 29th 2018 - 06:55 UTC

    Punta Arenas reaffirms Antarctica links with two private support vessels

    Betanzos will operate as a scientific support vessel, with sophisticated equipment and a reinforced “ice-class” hull, plus accommodation for 64 people.

    Punta Arenas. Chile seems determined to remain as the main calling point for Antarctica scientific and logistics support. This month two private undertakings were inaugurated which confirmed that determination, one of them is the DAP's MV Betanzos a scientific vessel for Antarctica research, and the second in the Antarctic Warrior, belonging to the Petromar company and which has been conditioned to transport supplies and fuel to Antarctica.

  • Saturday, November 12th 2016 - 20:15 UTC

    Aerolíneas Argentinas prepares for the summer

    Many changes to airline services in the region by carries like Aerolíneas Argentinas

    Aerolíneas Argentinas announced Friday a series of adjustments to its operations which will increase the seating capacity by 10% for peak summer season destinations - DAP starts flying between Ushuaia and Punta Arenas - The neverending story of Bolivia's haunted airport.

  • Saturday, November 12th 2016 - 12:39 UTC

    DAP Airways opens summer link between Punta Arenas and Ushuaia

    The first symbolic flight with a BAE 146-200 lands in Ushuaia and is received with the friendly arch of rain at the airport

    Chilean privately owned DAP Airways inaugurated this week the link between Punta Arenas, extreme south of Chile and Ushuaia, capital of Argentine Tierra del Fuego, a flexible commercial service that includes two weekly flights during the summer season and with the main purpose of increasing connectivity in the region and favoring tourism.

  • Friday, July 8th 2011 - 15:05 UTC

    Punta Arenas fans charter DAP plane to support Chile in match against Uruguay

    DAP’s BAE will be flying the party to Mendoza

    Early Friday morning a DAP aircraft with over fifty passengers left Punta Arenas, extreme south of Chile, on a chartered flight for Santiago and then Mendoza, Argentina to be present at this evening’s Chile-Uruguay match for the Copa America.

  • Monday, November 1st 2010 - 05:01 UTC

    Punta Arenas based DAP incorporates new aircraft for Antarctic charters

    DAP BAE-146 can carry 100 passengers

    Chile’s DAP airlines, which at one time was the link between Punta Arenas and the Falkland Islands, has incorporated a second BAE-146 for seasonal charter flights to Antarctica.