Galapagos Airways is a start-up airline in Ecuador and was founded in 2018. The airline is aiming to fly regional destinations including the archipelago. As of July 2021, the airline is still in the process of obtaining its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) before its launch. However, the airline has already planned to fly to a maximum of 10 domestic destinations.
Two primary hub airports including the Seymour Airport (GPS) and San Cristobal Airport (SCY) would be utilized to serve the destinations the airline intends to fly. However, Mariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO) will be its base airport.
The exact aircraft Galapagos Airways will deploy is still unconfirmed but it would be a narrow-body aircraft in the form of either the Boeing 737 NG or Embraer E190.
As of July 2021, Galapagos Airways is planning to operate to 10 domestic destinations and no international destinations. The destinations they are planning to fly are listed below:
|Loja||Manta||Quito||San Cristobal||Santa Rosa|
Carry-on baggage allowance has yet to be revealed. Please check with the airline closer to the launch date.
Carry-on items must fit within the overhead bins and under the seat in front. The weight of the item must not exceed the airline's permitted allowance. Items that exceed the airline's allowance will either be charged or be transported as checked baggage.
Checked baggage allowance will be announced closer to the launch date.
No checked baggage can exceed the weight of 32kg (50lbs) and must fit within the permitted dimensions.
Online check-in information isn't currently available. However, it's not yet known whether online check-in is available.
Passengers who hasn't check-in online must check-in at the airport.
Airport check-in information isn't currently available.
When they arrive at the airport, they should report to the airline check-in counters directly. The airline check-in areas will be located on the departure information board.
Passengers must check-in before the airline check-in deadline, otherwise, it may result in a loss of fare.
Galapagos Airways doesn't offer a frequent flyer programme. More details will be revealed closer to the launch date.
Galapagos Airways isn't a member of any airline alliances.
As of July 2021, Galapagos Airways is planning to operate with either the Boeing 737 NG or Embraer E190 aircraft. These are both efficient short-haul aircraft.
Galapagos Airways is planning to operate from two hub airports, Seymour Airport (GPS) and San Cristobal Airport (SCY). Seymour Airport (GPS) is an international airport on the island of Baltra, Ecuador, whereas San Cristobal Airport (SCY) is located on the island of San Cristobal, Ecuador.
Currently, both airports are single runway operated runways and only Avianca Ecuador and LATAM Ecuador are serving the airport.