Articles Tagged ‘Buenos Aires’

Argentina’s regional airports see traffic growth; Aerolíneas Argentinas faces increasing competition

Argentina’s regional airports see traffic growth; Aerolíneas Argentinas faces increasing competition

Unlike other countries in the region, Argentina’s air traffic growth over the years has been somewhat less dynamic and hampered by crises and heavy regulation. But has the country’s troubled flag carrier sustained its virtual domestic monopoly? How does domestic growth compare to the international segment? And which of the country’s airports saw its traffic […]

New-look Aerolíneas Argentinas to join SkyTeam in 2012; routes to Barcelona and Madrid represent 23% of ASKs

New-look Aerolíneas Argentinas to join SkyTeam in 2012; routes to Barcelona and Madrid represent 23% of ASKs

Argentina’s flag carrier has had a difficult decade but now has a smart, new visual identity and the chance to join a global alliance. Which new aircraft type has its subsidiary Austral recently taken delivery of?

British Airways adds Tokyo Haneda, Buenos Aires now non-stop; Alitalia and Air France also adding long-haul routes

British Airways adds Tokyo Haneda, Buenos Aires now non-stop; Alitalia and Air France also adding long-haul routes

It seems that Europe’s flag carriers have suddenly (re-)discovered South America but what other new long-haul destinations have they recently announced and who will they be competing with?


Montevideo's new terminal now open; Pluna dominates with CRJ 900s; Buenos Aires is dominant destination

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?

New-look Pluna expanding regional network from Montevideo with all-new CRJ900 fleet

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisUruguay’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?

Qantas cutbacks mean zero growth 08/09; landing in Buenos Aires from November

Qantas cutbacks mean zero growth 08/09; landing in Buenos Aires from NovemberIt’s been a strange fortnight for Qantas. Resolving strikes, emergency landings and announcing a new CEO amid significant job cuts. But how is the Qantas Group developing in Australia? What competition does it face and what role does Jetstar play? Roll on A380 flights!


Argentina’s market recovering thanks to international traffic

Argentina’s market recovering thanks to international trafficLast year passenger numbers were up nearly 7% at Argentina’s 32 commercial airports. But traffic is still below the late 90s heyday before economic troubles took hold. Buenos Aires’ two airports are taking an ever increasing share of total traffic. Which country markets are the largest?