GTAA welcomes new LAN Airlines service to Toronto


    TORONTO, July 15 /CNW/ - The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) is
pleased to welcome LAN Airlines service to and from Toronto Pearson. LAN will
begin service between Toronto and Santiago as of September 3, 2008.
    "The GTAA is always delighted to help introduce new air services into
Toronto," said Lloyd McCoomb, President and CEO of the GTAA. "This
announcement brings the number of air carriers serving Toronto Pearson to a
total of 77 and further demonstrates the region's ability to attract
international air travellers."
    LAN flights will operate from Toronto to Santiago five times per week,
using a Boeing 767.
    The service will be offered out of Terminal 3 at Toronto Pearson.

    The GTAA is the non-share, not for profit authority that operates Toronto
Pearson. All revenue generated by the GTAA is reinvested back into the
airport. In 2007, 31.5 million passengers travelled through Toronto Pearson.




For further information: GTAA Media Office, (416) 776-3709