SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's flagship airline LAN
Thursday suspended flights in Ecuador's capital
Quito and increased security at its installations because of
political unrest in Ecuador.

Police protesters attacked Ecuadorean President Rafael
Correa on Thursday, triggering political unrest over austerity
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Scores of soldiers took over the main international airport
in Quito, which was closed to flights.

LAN, which has domestic passenger operations in Ecuador,
said the airport at the country's business hub Guayaquil was
not closed, but passengers were not being checked in for
(Reporting by Alonso Soto; Editing by Toni Reinhold)