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Aerolineas Argentinas Seeks to Overhaul Loyalty Program

Last week, two announcements were made in Argentina's Official Gazette by Aerolíneas Argentinas, as required by law. The Argentine flag carrier issued a technical document that listed the problems and challenges with its loyalty program, Arplus, identified as a challenge that could not be solved by any local consulting firm. The second announcement was the opening of a bid for external and foreign consulting candidates which can overhaul the program in its entirety. The stated requisite is clear: "It is paramount that…

Aerolineas Argentinas Suspends Flights to Venezuela as Economic Activity Worsens

Aerolineas Argentinas is the latest of a growing list of airlines to indefinitely suspend flights to the Venezuelan capital of Caracas, citing concerns over security in Venezuela due to increasing violence and immense political uncertainty. This suspension follows a temporary suspension announced in early August due to “operative matters” likely…