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An American Airlines 777-200 at Chicago O’Hare (Photo: Greg Linton)

Argentina and U.S. Lift Restrictions on Frequencies and Capacity

The United States and Argentina yesterday ratified a new amendment to the bilateral 1985 Air Transport Services Agreement immediately lifting previously established reciprocity restrictions. The new agreement between U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao and Argentinian Minister of Transportation Guillermo Dietrich liberalizes the U.S.-Argentina to the extent that any U.S. carrier is allowed to operate unlimited routes and frequencies to Argentina and any Argentinian carrier can follow suit. In addition to ushering a new era for U.S.-Argentine relations, the agreement…