Articles Tagged ‘Pluna’
Football is the most popular sport in Uruguay, with the national team having won two FIFA World Cup titles and reached three additional semi-finals. Nonetheless, Uruguay is also a South American aviation hot-spot, having seen its gateways offering a combined total of 1.7 million passengers last year. With the arrival of Iberia’s four weekly flights […]
Pluna’s collapse bad news for Uruguay and Montevideo Airport; non-stop links to five Brazilian airports lost
Uruguay appears to have lost its flag-carrier for the time being. How has traffic developed in recent years at the country’s main airport? How dominant was Pluna at Montevideo Airport? And which airlines stand to gain most from the carrier’s demise?
Pluna starts flying from Santiago de Chile to Concepción.
Pluna now flies from Punta del Este in Uruguay to Sao Paulo Guarulhos Airport in Brazil.
The new route season is back on track. This week offers 42 route launches, half of which are on Ryanair. Nonetheless, we also have all you need to know about the routes that launched in North and South America, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia – and the pictures to go with it.
Montevideo’s new terminal now open; Pluna dominates with CRJ 900s; Buenos Aires is dominant destination
Uruguay made it a round further in the World Cup than near neighbours Brazil and Argentina, but how has the country’s stunning new gateway terminal impacted traffic? Which carriers are present and which two long-haul destinations are served non-stop?
This week’s new routes cover destinations in Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Finland, Germany, Greece, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Spain, the UK, Uruguay, the USA and Vietnam.
This week sees the launch of over 30 new routes from the likes of AeroSvit, Air China, Air Europa, Air Italy, AirTran, Alaska Airlines, blu-express, BlueWings, China Southern, clickair, CSA Czech Airlines, Delta, easyJet, Flybe, Jazeera, JetStar, Kingfisher, Lufthansa, MIAT Mongolian, Pegasus, Pluna, Porter, Transavia and Zambezi Airlines. That pretty much covers all four corners of the globe!
Uruguay’s national airline has re-invented itself under new international management. What does its route network look like and what new routes will it soon be starting? Which airlines help it to serve Europe and the US and who does it compete with?