Argentina

Curious case of Argentinian fighter jets

Fighter jets are crème of the crop of any air force. They are crucial for protecting a country's airspace, a thing Argentina learned that the hard way during the Falklands war. But what became of its air force later?...


Argentine A-4AR fighter jet crashes near Cordoba, pilot dead

A Lockheed Martin A-4AR Fightinghawk of the Fuerza Aérea Argentina (FAA), the Argentine Air Force, crashed during a training flight south of Cordoba, Argentina. The pilot managed to eject but died of his injuries....


LATAM Airlines Argentina ceases operations

LATAM has announced that its Argentine subsidiary ceased operations effective immediately. While the company will replace international routes to and from Argentina, the domestic market will have a gap of capacity....


Argentina bans all commercial flights until September 2020

Fighting against the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the government of Argentina extended the ban of flights in, to or from the country, as well as domestic flights, until September 1, 2020. Airlines and travel agencies are forbidden from selling tickets....


Aerolinas Argentinas A330 hit by turbulence, 15 people injured

An Aerolineas Argentinas Airbus A330-200, registered as LV-FNK and performing flight AR-1303 from Miami International Airport (MIA), United States, to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE) in Argentina, was five hours into its flight when it encountered severe turbulences that left 15 people injured....


Norwegian Air seizes unique airline opportunity in Argentina

Until recently, South America has been an expensive place to fly to. One country, however, has shaken up its airline industry, scrapping regulation on minimum domestic airfares and allowing low-cost travel around the country, and the continent overall, to skyrocket. That country is Argentina. And Norwegian Air is among the many LCCs joining the race, as it prepares to launch its newest subsidiary – Norwegian Air Argentina – in over a...


Spate of bomb threats grounds nine passenger planes in S. America

Nine planes were forced to make emergency changes to their flights within Chilean, Argentine and Peruvian airspace on August 16, 2018, following multiple bomb threats....


Norwegian to establish new airline in Argentina

Bjorn Kjos, the CEO of Norwegian Air Shuttle (Norwegian), stated during the Skift Global Forum in London that the airline will establish a new venture in Argentina with a fleet of 10 Boeing 737s by the end of 2017....


ATR delivers the first ATR 72-600 in Argentina

Avian Líneas Aéreas, the new subsidiary of the South American company Synergy Aerospace, has taken delivery of the first new-generation ATR 72-600 to fly in Argentina. The airline intends to start operations of its new ATR -600 series fleet during the first quarter of 2017, commercially branded as Avianca Argentina, following the carrier’s current certification process....