Equair is a new domestic airline based at Mariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO) in Ecuador. They're looking to commence operations in December 2021 with a fleet of Boing 737 NG, serving domestic routes.
The airline is looking to launch their operations in December 2021. It's one of the first airlines, the other being Ecuatoriana Airlines, to launch after the collapse of TAME EP
Equair will be serving the domestic Ecuador destinations. It's known that the airline will be operating between Quito (UIO) and Guayaquil (GYE). According to local media, they will also fly to Baltra (GPS) and San Cristobal (SCY).
Equair hasn't released their baggage allowance. More information will follow closer to the airline launch date.
All carry-on items are subjected to airport security checks before boarding the aircraft. Prohibited items including any fluid exceeding 100ml will be confiscated by security.
Your carry-on items must fit within the overhead bins and over the seat. If it's over the size limit and/or over-weight, the item would have to be transported as checked baggage.
As a general rule, the airline won't accept any baggage exceeding 32kg (70lbs) due to international health and safety regulations. Any excess/oversized checked baggage would be charged by the airline too.
If you need excess baggage, you're recommended to buy them online in advance before arriving at the airport.
Online check-in details have yet to be released, please visit the airline website for more information.
You're advised to check-in online before arriving at the airport if it's offered by the airline, as it saves you time from queuing at the airport.
To complete online check-in, you'd need your trip and passenger details. Once it's completed, you may obtain your boarding pass.
Airport check-in details have yet to be released, please visit the airline website for more information.
At Alternative Airlines, we advise you to arrive at the airport 2 hours before for domestic flights and 3 hours before the scheduled departure time for international flights. This is to avoid any disruption causing any delays to your journey and missing the airport check-in deadline.
A frequent flyer programme isn't currently available for the airline. More details will follow closer to the launch date.
Equair isn't part of any airline alliances. It's unclear whether they'd be part of any global airline alliances when they launch, more details will emerge closer to the launch date.
Equair will be operating with a fleet of New Generation Boeing 737-700 aircraft. These are narrowbody aircraft designed to operate short to medium-haul flights with a capacity between 126-149 seats.
Mariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO), also known as Quito International Airport, is located in Tababela and it's the busiest airport in Ecuador. The airport is currently serving as the hub for Avianca Ecuador and LATAM Ecuador. On average, there're around 5 million passengers that use the airport facilities every year.