Los Angeles International Airport will gain a
South American route later this year while Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood
International Airport will lose one.
LAN Airlines will resume direct service between Santiago, Chile, and Los Angeles on Oct. 16. The flight
will be offered three times per week, with LA departures on Mondays, Wednesdays
and Saturdays and Santiago departures on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
LAN previously flew the route but discontinued
it in February 2014, according to the website Airline Route. The service’s
newest incarnation is scheduled to last until March 25, 2017.
Meanwhile, Ecuador’s TAME is ending its
six-times weekly Quito-Fort Lauderdale service effective Feb. 20, according to Airline
Route. TAME will continue to fly four times per week between Guayaquil and Fort