Capricornio Air is a new planned airline. Information is still very limited, as Capricornio Air remains in a very early stage of startup. In the meantime, you can take a look at our list of alternative airlines below, to discover other airlines that operate similar routes, or head to our full guide to domestic flights within Peru.
Capricornio Air is a new airline with plans to operate a series of domestic routes within Peru. The airline was granted its Operating Licence to operate scheduled flights in junio 2021 after submitting an application with Peru’s Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC). Initially, Capricornio Air plans on operating an extensive domestic route network from its hub at Jorge Chávez International Airport in Lima (LIM). Long-term, the airline has also expressed global ambitions. The airline hopes to build an extensive fleet of aircraft ranging from wide-body planes to helicopters.
Unfortunately, it is not yet possible to book flights with Capricornio Air. However, if you’re looking to book flights within Peru, then Alternative Airlines is the site for you. We specialise in making it easier to book flights to remote locations, in English, with the support of our experienced Customer Service Team. Airlines that we ticket in Peru include LATAM and Avianca, as well as smaller carriers such as Star Peru. To begin your search, simply enter your departure and chosen arrival airport or city, along with your preferred dates of travel.
When it launches, the airline will initially operate a domestic network within Peru, flying from Jorge Chávez International Airport. Destinations will include: Arequipa, Cusco, Iquitos, Jaén, Piura, Pucallpa, Tacna, and Trujillo. A full list can be found below.
|Arequipa||Rodríguez Ballón International Airport||(AQP)|
|Cajamarca||Mayor General FAP Armando Revoredo Iglesias Airport||(CJA)|
|Chiclayo||Capitán FAP José A. Quiñones González International Airport||(CIX)|
|Cusco||Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport||(CUZ)|
|Iquitos||Coronel FAP Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport||(IQT)|
|Juliaca||Inca Manco Cápac International Airport||(JUL)|
|Piura||FAP Captain Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport||(PIU)|
|Pucallpa||Pucallpa International Airport||(PCL)|
|Puerto Maldonado||Padre Aldamiz International Airport||(PEM)|
|Tacna||Coronel FAP Carlos Ciriani Santa Rosa International Airport||(TCQ)|
|Tarapoto||Cadete FAP Guillermo del Castillo Paredes Airport||(TPP)|
|Trujillo||Capitán FAP Carlos Martínez de Pinillos International Airport||(TRU)|
|Tumbes||FAP Captain Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport||(TBP)|
Machu Picchu is one of the most iconic destinations in Peru, and absolutely unmissable if you plan on visiting the stunning and diverse country. Here at Alternative Airlines, we offer flights from lots of airlines that fly to the Cusco Region, where Machu Picchu is located. Find out more in our full guide to Machu Picchu flights.
As the airline is in an early stage of start-up, it has yet to announce what the baggage allowance will be for passengers.
Prohibited items must be stored in checked baggage, including any fluid exceeding 100ml. Prohibited items found by airport security could be confiscated.
Unfortunately, this information has yet to be announced.
International health and safety regulations state that checked baggage cannot weigh over 32kg, and must not exceed the permitted size allowance.
It is not yet known whether online check-in is available.
The airline has yet to publish a statement regarding recommended check-in times. However, in most instances it is recommended that passengers arrive as early as possible, usually about 2 hours before scheduled departure.
The airline has not yet established a frequent flyer program.
The airline is not currently part of an airline alliance program.
The airline has ambitions to build an extensive fleet of aircraft including Boeing, Airbus, Embraer, and Bombardier, as well as a large range of helicopters.
Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM), also known as Aeropuerto Internacional Jorge Chávez in Spanish, is the main international and domestic airport in Peru. It is located in Callao, 11 kilometres from Peru’s Historic Centre of Lima. Callao is a bustling port city, which has now fully integrated with Lima, the capital of Peru.
International airlines that fly to Jorge Chávez International Airport include: Avianca, LATAM, Delta, United Airlines, KLM, Copa Airlines JetSMART, Iberia, Avior Airlines and TAM airlines.
The following airlines operate domestic flights within Peru: Viva Air Peru, Star Peru, Sky Airline, Servicios Aereos De Los Andes, and Avianca Peru.
Capricornio Air has also expressed hopes to operate international flights from Peru in the near future. In the meantime, LATAM Peru and Avianca are two of the largest international carriers operating flights from Peru to destinations in North America and elsewhere.
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