Aerolineas Argentina to increase number of domestic flights, decrease international frequencies

Posted on November 10, 2012 • Filed under: Argentina, Latin America Aviation, TRAVEL

Planning Minister Julio De Vido announced that Aerolineas Argentinas will “review” the offer of international travel in countries “where demand does not justify” and increase the frequency of domestic flights. The package aims to cut labor benefits pilots as flight hours and rest.

“We will have more planes and more agile systems technology because we spend seven to three,” said De Vido. “We need to further austerity,” he said in the midst of the controversy between the authorities and the unions Airlines. He said that conflicts are resolved in the Ministry of Labour. “Nobody can say that this government is on the side of workers,” he said and described as “quirks” union demands.

De Vido said he will prioritize destinations like Brazil, Peru, Venezuela and Colombia and will review the travel in Europe, America and Oceania. Read Article

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