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Holy Week will mobilize more than 240,000 passengers through the Jorge Chávez

Holy Week will mobilize more than 240,000 passengers through the Jorge Chávez

The current recovery of the aviation sector is 84% ​​compared to pre-pandemic levels and, by the end of 2023, it is expected to exceed 20 million passengers on national and international flights, a figure very close to 2019 levels, reported Lima Airport Partners (LAP).

In this regard, the consortium highlighted that parties such as the Easter add to reach this projection where out of every 10 passengers, 6 choose national destinations, figure that contributes to internal tourism and the country’s economy.

According to the company, Cusco, Arequipa, Tarapoto, Piura and Iquitos are the favorite destinations nationwide. While Internationally, the most requested routes are Santiago, Miami, Panama, Bogota and Madrid. “The growth of these routes would be 11%, which is equivalent to 4,500 more passengers, compared to the last week of March 2023,” LAP said in a press release.

For her part, Rocío Espinoza, the company’s Reputation Manager, pointed out that despite the situation with which 2023 began, they are working steadily to promote the recovery of the aviation sector. “This Holy Week we expect to transport approximately 240,000 passengers, contributing positively to the recovery of national tourism and contributing to the sustainable value chain of travel”, he said.

What to take into account to travel this Easter?

LAP also shared some key recommendations for travelers who will pass through the Jorge Chávez International Airport this long weekend. These are the following:

  • Check that the identity documents and passport are valid.
  • Arrive at the airport 3 hours before an international flight and 2 hours before a domestic flight. This is due to the fact that security controls and the passage through immigration must be foreseen in the case of international flights.
  • Review the list of prohibited objects for hand luggage according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Peru.
  • Due to the rainy season, it is important to constantly check your flight schedule with your airline.
  • Due to government guidelines, the restriction of access to the terminal only for passengers is maintained. Taxi drivers can enter the airport to drop off passengers, respecting traffic regulations and traffic signs within the parking lot.

Source: Larepublica

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