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Austral 190 in Formosa Airport, 2017. (Photo: Edgardo Gimenez Mazó)

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 in previous years, in the first days of May this year. At that time and through a letter addressed to staff from Pablo Ceriani, the CEO of Aerolíneas Argentinas, as…