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Are the flights typically full to and from EI?

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Are the flights typically full to and from EI?

We are flying LAN from Tahiti on August 26th to Easter Island, and then leaving EI on August 29th to Santiago. Are the flights on LAN to and from EI typically very packed? I'm trying to decide weather or not to book a premium seat, or just go coach and hope that the planes aren't very full and we can spread out.

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1. Re: Are the flights typically full to and from EI?

Occasionally plane might have empty seats but in general, upgrade is hard to get at the gate in case of Easter Island.

Residents of the island has a different rate so locals travel regularly from and to Santiago for various reasons and, thus, planes are typically quite full.

August, on the other hand, is not very busy but take into account that Easter Island has only 1 plane each day (Santiago connection) and 1 weekly connection to and from Tahiti.

Typical passenger from Tahiti either stays 1 full week on the island or travels straight to continental Chile (especially business travelers).

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2. Re: Are the flights typically full to and from EI?

Thanks Jarkko S! I've read many of your comments about Easter Island and found them extremely helpful! Which hotel do you work at? We've yet to make our hotel reservation.

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You're welcome, happy to help.

If you want to know where I work, please, just check my profile.

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4. Re: Are the flights typically full to and from EI?

Just checked your profile and I will now look at booking your hotel because you have been so helpful and so many of your comments on the forum are extremely helpful. Thank you!

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