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First Look: Onboard Latin America’s First 737 MAX 8 on a 4,400 Mile Odyssey Through…

As a symbolic inauguration of the recently acquired Boeing 737 MAX, Aerolíneas Argentinas (AR) completed the aircraft's first "federal flight" on Tuesday linking Argentina's capital city, Buenos Aires, with the country's north, its center, and the most southern city in the whole continent, just a few miles from Antarctica. The inaugural flight, a four-leg trip that covered 4,400 miles in total, started at 5:35 am, when the brand new Boeing 737 MAX 8, with registration LV-GVD, took off from Aeroparque…

Aerolineas Argentinas Enhances Passenger Experience Through Digital Management

Aerolineas Argentinas has become Latin America’s first airline to digitally empower its cabin crews and take the inflight passenger service to the next level with SITAONAIR’s CrewTab. CrewTab digitally transforms cabin crews’ preflight, inflight, and post-flight activities and their workflows by providing crew members with a complete, user-friendly mobile, and…

Photos: Aerolineas Argentinas Receives Its First Boeing 737 MAX 8

On Thursday, Aerolineas Argentinas' first Boeing 737 MAX 8 arrived at Ezeiza Airport, after completing its delivery flight. [caption id="attachment_17492" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] The airline's first 737 MAX[/caption] Earlier this week, on Wednesday, the aircraft, with registration LV-GVD took its first leg from Boeing's facilities in Washington State to Punta Cana,…

Airbus Forecasts 2677 Aircraft for Latin America over Next Two…

From 2017 to 2036, Latin America and the Caribbean will need 2,677 new passenger and freight aircraft to meet rising demand, according to the latest Airbus Global Market Forecast (GMF). Valued at US $352 billion, this demand accounts for 2,084 single-aisle and 593 twin-aisle aircraft. This implies that the region’s…

LATAM Airlines Adds Routes to U.S., Europe and Israel

LATAM Airlines Group is preparing to offer three new international routes in 2018 including: Boston, Rome, and Lisbon. All flights will fly to its São Paulo/Guarulhos hub in Brazil, increasing connectivity from North America and Europe to Latin America. Also, the airline recently announced its plans to serve Tel Aviv,…

Aerolineas Argentinas Prepares to Introduce the 737 MAX 8 and…

Aerolíneas Argentinas is set to receive its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 by the end of November, making Argentina’s flag carrier the first operator of the type in Latin America. The addition will directly impact its long-haul fleet, partially relieving the aging A340-300 from active duty. Following a renegotiation of…