Abra Group, consisting of Avianca and GOL, announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Aerolíneas Argentinas to “strengthen collaboration and explore opportunities” in commercial, operations, and technology areas.
The accord was revealed on October 19, 2023, as representatives from both Abra Group and Aerolíneas Argentinas gathered to formalize the partnership, having requested government authorization to implement the project.
“With this agreement, we are generating more and better business opportunities with two of the continent’s leading airlines,” Pablo Ceriani, President of Aerolíneas Argentinas, stated. “It will allow us to create a virtuous circle that benefits the constituent parts, the passengers who choose us, and ultimately the entire region..”
“As part of the growth of the Abra Group in the region, we announce a collaboration agreement with Aerolíneas Argentinas, Argentina’s leading airline, which will allow us to further strengthen our presence in the Southern Cone and seek new opportunities in different areas to contribute to the purpose. of Abra: getting more people in Latin America to fly by plane at better rates, with more destinations, frequencies and more practical connections,” said Constantino de Oliveira Junior, CEO of Grupo Abra.
Both Abra Group and Aerolíneas Argentinas intend to explore various alternatives to enhance their existing agreements. This includes interline agreements, codeshare agreements, frequent flyer programs, and cargo agreements, all in compliance with applicable legal and regulatory frameworks, including antitrust and competition defense laws.