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Aerolíneas Argentinas to Receive More Subsidies For 2021

Ailing Argentinian flag carrier Aerolíneas Argentinas will receive from the Government the sum of 55.685 billion Argentine pesos (approximately $390 million) to continue its operations throughout 2021. The transfer was approved late last week by the Minister of Economy, Martin Guzman, who ratified the projections of the airline’s performance for the year and signed off on the funding, newspaper La Nacion reported. Bleeding Money Since Nationalization The company is now running as a state-owned entity under the supervision of the…

7 Months Coming: Buenos Aires Airport Reopens After Renovation

Argentinian domestic and regional airport Aeroparque Jorge Newbery reopened on March 15, christening a completely new runway and new construction of an international sector of the passenger terminal. These works are part of a complete modernization plan that the airport management company is carrying out in conjunction with the Regulatory…

Latin American Airlines Fly to Russia for The First Time

2020 was a tough year for airlines globally, especially for Latin American airlines, which compared to their peers in Europe, Asia, Oceania and North America, they have not received help from their governments, so the largest had You have to file for Chapter 11 to reorganize and survive the crisis.…

JetSMART Increases Itineraries in Argentina and Prepares Its Operation in…

JetSMART announced that it will strengthen its services that link Buenos Aires with Córdoba and Neuquén, increasing frequencies and improving schedules. According to aviacionline, from March 16, the ultra-low-cost carrier will operate ten weekly flights between Buenos Aires / Aeroparque and Córdoba (two daily flights from Tuesday to Thursday and…

El Palomar, Argentina’s First Low-Cost Airport, is Technically Dismantled

With the transfer of Flybondi operations to Ezeiza airport, commercial operations at El Palomar airport effectively ceased, although the terminal is technically open. The authorities had already anticipated that there was no way to guarantee the correct application of the sanitary protocols in the terminal located in the outskirts of…

Goodbye Penguins: Austral Líneas Aéreas Brand Disappears After Merge

At midnight on Monday, after the landing of flight AU2763, Austral Lineas Aereas operations officially ended. The brand will disappear tomorrow, Dec. 1, when the merger with Aerolíneas Argentinas is completed and it begins to operate under the callsign "Argentina." The merger process began, after a series of unsuccessful attempts…

Chilean Carriers Release Projections for 2021 Operations

The airline industry has been immersed in the worst crisis in history as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. But in recent months, with the gradual borders reopening and fewer restrictions due to the lifting of quarantines, airlines have gradually resumed their operations, although still far from normal. This Wednesday,…

Aerolineas Argentinas Announces International Schedule for Summer 2021

Aerolineas Argentinas announced its international flight schedule for the summer season with a significant increase in offer and frequencies by destination. Flights to Rome, New York, Bogota, Cancun, Punta Cana and Salvador de Bahia will be resumed. The tickets will include medical insurance for a positive diagnosis of COVID-19 from…

The Current State of the Aviation Industry in Central and…

Aviation in Latin America has been seriously affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The three main airlines in the region: LATAM, Avianca and Aeroméxico, have declared bankruptcy and filed for the Chapter 11 process in the U.S. Latin American governments have not given enough help to the aviation industry. In this…

Eastern CEO Details Strategy After Purchasing Additional 777s

Eastern Airlines made headlines in June when it became the only U.S. non-legacy commercial airline to add a passenger Boeing 777 to its fleet. As N771KW, the airline’s first 777, completes its final conformity checks this week, Eastern is already committed to expanding the fleet type with the recent acquisition…