Articles tagged “aerolineas argentinas”

Argentina’s Low-Cost Airline Boom Under Threat From President-Elect

Argentina’s Low-Cost Airline Boom Under Threat From President-Elect

Carolina Millan, Jorgelina do Rosario and Fabiola Moura, Bloomberg

As we've seen elsewhere across the globe, policies that artificially prop up an incumbent flag carrier don't always work out well for consumers.

1 month ago

Argentina’s State-Run Airline Tries Evolving for a Fragile South American Market

Argentina’s State-Run Airline Tries Evolving for a Fragile South American Market

Kristin Majcher, Skift

Aerolíneas Argentinas has focused heavily on improving its efficiency and customer service in a more competitive aviation industry, but its strategy could change depending on the outcome of Argentina’s upcoming national elections.

3 months ago

Argentina’s Flyers Pounce on Fares as Low as $7 as Government Loosens Regulations

Argentina’s Flyers Pounce on Fares as Low as $7 as Government Loosens Regulations

Patrick Gillespie, Bloomberg

Deregulation is fun, right? We'll have to see how the market evolves in Argentina. Maybe someday consumers will miss some aspects of regulation. But for now, people seem happy with $7 fares.

1 year ago

Argentina’s Airports Are Getting Upgrades to Help Lure More International Carriers

Argentina’s Airports Are Getting Upgrades to Help Lure More International Carriers

Charlie Devereux and Carolina Millan, Bloomberg

Argentina is doing right by investing in its airports before it allows more international competition. On the other hand, it has a population teeming to travel that wants to have choices available in other Latin American countries.

3 years ago

The Battle Over Airlines in Argentina Isn’t Just About Planes

The Battle Over Airlines in Argentina Isn’t Just About Planes

Jason Clampet, Skift

A state-owned airline can work, it just doesn't when its service is terrible and its leadership is a gaggle of political cronies.

6 years ago

Argentina Airline Workers Are Furious at Govt’s Attempt to Bully Foreign Carriers

Argentina Airline Workers Are Furious at Govt’s Attempt to Bully Foreign Carriers

Almudena Calatyrava, Associated Press

The heavily criticized Argentinian government claims it's not pushing out the LATAM subsidiary, just taking away the maintenance hangar that's needed for its operations. A forced departure from the market will serve another blow to LATAM's struggling South American business.

6 years ago

Latin America’s Biggest Airline Is Under Attack from Argentina’s Government

Latin America’s Biggest Airline Is Under Attack from Argentina’s Government

Luis Andres Henao, Associated Press

Aerolineas Argentinas is one of the western hemisphere's worst airlines -- think a long-haul Spirit Air en Español -- and needs all the state help it can get to eliminate its rivals.

6 years ago