AFF Review: Guatemala's Tag Airlines on an ATR72 (FRS-GUA)

I flew them from BZE-GUA earlier this year, that was on a SAAB 340 (was supposed to be on a ERJ-145 when I booked it).

The flight itself was fine, as you pointed out they are very strict about baggage, I ended up leaving a suitcase in the USA and travelled with two carry ons (one checked on other flights, checked both on this flight). I booked the max fare (or whatever they called it) which allowed two bags (still only 20lb each). I was collecting rum hence the need for a checked bag.

There was no other direct options for this route and it was ridiculously expensive, compared to other flights I took on Avianca within Central America on similar routes.
 
I flew them from BZE-GUA earlier this year, that was on a SAAB 340 (was supposed to be on a ERJ-145 when I booked it).

The flight itself was fine, as you pointed out they are very strict about baggage, I ended up leaving a suitcase in the USA and travelled with two carry ons (one checked on other flights, checked both on this flight). I booked the max fare (or whatever they called it) which allowed two bags (still only 20lb each). I was collecting rum hence the need for a checked bag.

There was no other direct options for this route and it was ridiculously expensive, compared to other flights I took on Avianca within Central America on similar routes.

I think Tag Airlines only has one Saab 340 still in service, so you must have been on this plane :)

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Their other seven (retired) Saab 340s were parked across the other side of the runway at GUA. I wondered if Rex might like to get their hands on some of them - even if just for parts.
 
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Why would you fly to Flores, yes of course Tikal but I actually thought Flores was a very chill spot, would have loved to spend more time there. Can recommend Caracol too just over the border in Belize.
 
Why would you fly to Flores, yes of course Tikal but I actually thought Flores was a very chill spot, would have loved to spend more time there. Can recommend Caracol too just over the border in Belize.

Yes, Flores itself was great too! It reminded me a little bit of Bali, but much smaller and with less Aussies 😂

For those who haven’t been, here are a few photos:

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