Articles tagged “argentina”

Argentine Airport Operator Looks to Emerging Markets in Brazil and India

Argentine Airport Operator Looks to Emerging Markets in Brazil and India

Pablo Gonzalez, Bloomberg

This Argentine airport operator is smart to look to Brazil as a promising market. Brazil's new Open Skies agreement with the U.S. could even spur new partnerships between Latin American airlines.

4 weeks ago

Norwegian Air’s Flights to Brazil Highlight Latin America Focus in 2018

Norwegian Air’s Flights to Brazil Highlight Latin America Focus in 2018

Carolina Millan and Jorgelina do Rosario, Bloomberg

Norwegian Air has an ambitious agenda in Latin America. In addition to the flights to Brazil, Norwegian is flying to Argentina, where it will have a robust domestic route network, as well, despite regulatory challenges.

1 month ago

Interview: Argentina Tourism Minister Dreams of Visa Free Travel Across the Region

Interview: Argentina Tourism Minister Dreams of Visa Free Travel Across the Region

Rafat Ali, Skift

Argentina is breaking from the past and hopes that its diversity of offerings attracts new types of travelers. The tourism minister comes from the private sector and he's bringing new energy into tourism promotion efforts.

2 months ago

Argentine Airport Owner Gets Green Light for 2018 IPO

Argentine Airport Owner Gets Green Light for 2018 IPO

Charlie Devereux and Pablo Gonzalez, Bloomberg

Argentina's air travel infrastructure could benefit from a capital injection if Aeropuertos Argentina 2000, one of the world’s largest private airport operators, floats its shares on the New York stock exchange next year.

5 months ago

U.S., Poland and Argentina Vie to Be Host of 2023 Expo

U.S., Poland and Argentina Vie to Be Host of 2023 Expo

Steve Karnowski, Associated Press

Expo is a far cry from its glory days as the World's Fair, though it's still a respectable boon for tourism. The International Olympic Committee better watch out, or else the Olympic Games may face a similar fate within 20 years' time.

5 months ago

Argentina Is Seen as the Next Hot Market for the Airline Industry

Argentina Is Seen as the Next Hot Market for the Airline Industry

Fabiola Moura and Eduardo Thomson, Bloomberg

Argentina and other markets in South America that have not been shaken up by low-cost airlines are about to see some major disruption. Will there be enough demand from the traveling public — and will economies remain stable enough — to make those carriers successful?

9 months ago

Flight Centre Invests $7 Million for Stake in Leading Argentinian Booking Site

Flight Centre Invests $7 Million for Stake in Leading Argentinian Booking Site

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Can a legacy brand like Flight Centre really transform itself and get more digital and global? The company is making the investments and acquisitions in people and technology to do so. Will the strategy be successful? It will take a few years to find out.

1 year ago

Norwegian Air to Expand to Argentina With 10 Aircraft, Says CEO

Norwegian Air to Expand to Argentina With 10 Aircraft, Says CEO

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

Bjørn Kjos, the founder and CEO of Norwegian Air Shuttle, said at Skift Forum Europe that his discount carrier plans to enter Argentina by year-end. We're hoping for $66 flights to and from the U.S.

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.

2 years ago

American Airlines Won’t Accept Argentina’s Currency for Airline Tickets

American Airlines Won’t Accept Argentina’s Currency for Airline Tickets

David Koenig, Associated Press

Airlines don't make moves like this until they've exhausted every available alternative. Hopefully it will be a wakeup call for Argentina's new leadership.

2 years ago

Argentina Sues Management Team Behind Airline It Nationalized

Argentina Sues Management Team Behind Airline It Nationalized

Aerolineas Argentinas has long been a terrible airline, and Argentina was foolish for nationalizing such a terrible asset.

3 years ago

Interview: Why Argentina Is Looking Online for Tourism Growth

Interview: Why Argentina Is Looking Online for Tourism Growth

Samantha Shankman, Skift

It can be difficult to get the positive message about Argentina's natural and cultural assets out as long as its political troubles take up the majority of global headlines shifting perceptions of the country.

3 years ago