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Business Aircraft Operations to the Galapagos Islands – Part 2: Operating Considerations

Business Aircraft Operations to the Galapagos Islands – Part 2: Operating Considerations

Pre-planning is imperative when traveling to the Galapagos Islands. Keep in mind that only private non-revenue, and not charter (non-scheduled commercial), general aviation operations may travel to the islands, with a limit of 20 passengers onboard the aircraft. Three weeks is recommended minimum lead time for the landing permit process […]

March 10, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Business Aircraft Operations to the Galapagos Islands – Part 1: Airport Options

Business Aircraft Operations to the Galapagos Islands – Part 1: Airport Options

The Galapagos Islands, a group of 19 islands some 620 miles west of the South American continent, are a remote and isolated region. Although there are three airports in the island group capable of General Aviation (GA) operations, each has its own restrictions with limited […]






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5 Great Tech Stops in the South American Region for Business Aviation - and Why

5 Great Tech Stops in the South American Region for Business Aviation – and Why

This business aviation blog post is part of a series on great technical stops for business aviation. Tech-stop choices depend, of course, upon your itinerary and great circle routing. However, for business-aviation operators, there are plenty of 24-hour, fast, and efficient tech-stop options within the South American region. While jet-fuel availability is not a problem […]

April 19, 2012 | 2 Comments More