FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ANTARCTIC LOGISTICS & EXPEDITIONS STATEMENT REGARDING DELAY IN ANTARCTIC OPERATIONS
The ALE team is closely monitoring recent regulatory updates to civil aviation operations in Chile.
19 December 2019, Salt Lake City, Utah — Antarctic Logistics & Expeditions (ALE) have been advised of a temporary delay to their intercontinental flight operations due to a documentation review by Chile’s General Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGAC). ALE is working quickly to resolve this and will continue to focus on the logistics and services for our guests.
As the most experienced private operator working in the interior of Antarctica for more than 30 years, ALE takes regulatory compliance very seriously and is working closely with the Chilean authorities to provide additional information as quickly as possible. While the situation is being assessed by our team, ALE will provide prompt updates to all travelers.
Further updates will be issued at 0900 MST on 20 December 2019 and will be available on the ALE website at www.antarctic-logistics.com. We appreciate the patience of guests and agencies and will be back on schedule as soon as possible.
About Antarctic Logistics and Expeditions: ALE is the main company providing air and ground logistics for government research, private expeditions and tours travelling to the interior of Antarctica. ALE operates scheduled inter-continental flights to Antarctica from Chile each year via commercially-chartered jet aircraft. These flights land on a DGAC-certified runway in the Ellsworth Mountains which is part of the Chilean Airports and Aerodromes System. A US-authorized company, ALE is committed to the safety of its passengers, aircrew, staff and the Antarctic environment. The company’s history stems back over 30 years.
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