Articles tagged “buenos aires”

Argentine Airport Operator Plans IPO to Fund Expansion

Argentine Airport Operator Plans IPO to Fund Expansion

Charlie Devereux, Carolina Millan and Pablo Gonzalez, Bloomberg

It's a foreign concept in the United States, where local bureaucrats generally run airports. But elsewhere, airports tend to be privately managed. Often that makes them more nimble. They can also be profitable, as this proposed IPO suggests.

4 months ago

Bookstore Tourists Should Have One Destination on Their List: Buenos Aires

Bookstore Tourists Should Have One Destination on Their List: Buenos Aires

Debora Rey, Associated Press

We are so there.

3 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.

5 years ago

Argentina’s new papal bus tours are met with high demand

Argentina’s new papal bus tours are met with high demand

Oliver Smith, The Daily Telegraph

Argentina started counting the profits to be made from increased tourism before Pope Francis was even elected, but their expectations are now confirmed with a concrete interest in the country’s inaugural papal tour.

5 years ago

Buenos Aires subways are running again after strikers got what they wanted

Associated Press

The subway operator Metrovias has agreed to a 23% pay increase for workers ending the 10-day strike, but political negotiations are needed to find a long-term solution for the antiquated railway.

6 years ago

Buenos Aires subway isn’t running for the 10th day in a row as strikes continue

At the current rate of negotiations, now would be a opportune time to boost bike and car sharing programs within the capital city as commuters are left to find alternative transportation for a second work week.

6 years ago

Buenos Aires subway service won’t run this weekend as workers strike for higher salary

The workers' strike has more to do with a power struggle over who gets to run the system rather than a real labor issue that affects the rank and file.

6 years ago

Weekend escapes: Where porteños go to relax

Where do locals go to escape the stress of urban life. In Buenos Aires it's sanctuary found in the Tigre Delta region.

6 years ago