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Argentina’s Newly Deregulated Domestic Market Exceeds All Sales Expectations

August 1 marked the first day in which Argentina's domestic market band prices for airfares were effectively removed resulting in a staggering number of over 100,000 tickets sold in one day. For a market that, in 2017, represented roughly 18 million passengers, the numbers doubled the average sale. Following a governmental decision to remove the lower limit for the offering of domestic tickets, provided they are bought at least 30 days in advance and as a round trip, Argentina traditional…

Qatar to Build A350XWB Stronghold at New York-JFK

Qatar Airways announced on Wednesday that the first scheduled route for its new Airbus A350-1000 aircraft to the United States will be to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. New York’s primary international airport currently receives two daily flights from Doha, one departing in the early morning operated by…

British Airways Details Retirement Plans for 767 Fleet

British Airways has announced that it is planning to end operations with its Boeing 767-300 aircraft in Q4 2018. The carrier has been operating the Boeing 767 for 28 years and currently has five remaining Boeing 767 aircraft in its fleet, with an additional aircraft being operated in its OpenSkies…

Flybondi Experiences Massive Delays and Cancellations Again as El Palomar…

Argentina’s first low-cost carrier Flybondi experienced a handful of cancellations earlier this month as adverse climatic conditions hit the area near their base in the airport of El Palomar (EPA). These are a common occurrence that keep complicating their operational performance. The airline was forced to cancel all of their…

Aerolineas Argentinas Targets Flybondi Customer Base in New, Deregulated Market

In a brief meeting on Tuesday, Aerolineas Argentinas' Revenue Management and Marketing departments unveiled the new price segment for domestic travelers: 3,000 seats will be offered starting from 499 Argentinian pesos in average per leg (about $30 for the round trip) in an attempt to regain domestic market share lost…