I was scheduled to have about an hour and twenty minutes on the ground in Santiago between my incoming flight from New York-JFK and my connecting flight to Sao Paulo. After a quick trip to freshen up in the LAN Mistral VIP Salon, I made my way to the gate, passing Dreamliner after Dreamliner. Santiago is truly a B787 Dreamliner paradise, as LAN has taken delivery to quite a number of the new aircraft. During the mid-morning hours, the LAN B787 fleet all seems to be back in Santiago before dispersing to other locales around the globe.
I boarded my flight to Sao Paulo with the first group. My visa was then verified and I made my way to the sparkling new Dreamliner. Continue Reading →