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Falklands: Sao Paulo as second commercial flight draws strong local response

Friday, August 3rd 2018 - 07:24 UTC
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The Falkland Island Government’s announcement of their preferred option for a second commercial flight between the Falklands and South America has been met with both applause and outrage, reports the latest edition of the Islands' weekly, Penguin News. Read full article

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  • Brit Bob

    Thankfully the invaders were defeated in 1982. Do the Argentinians even understand what it means to have sovereignty?

    Falklands – Argentina's Sovereignty Aspirations (1 pg): https://www.academia.edu/34583696/Falklands_Argentinas_Sovereignty_Aspirations

    Aug 03rd, 2018 - 08:01 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Livingthedream

    If the Falkland Islands want better a better relationship with Argentina, why so reluctant to flights from Buenos Aires?

    Aug 03rd, 2018 - 12:13 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
  • BrianFI

    We only want good relations with the Argies once they drop the claim. If we had a flight to BA they would use it to control us and make us surrender our islands that despicable country

    Aug 03rd, 2018 - 01:29 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Islander1

    And if this becomes the 2nd Air route - Buenos Aires WILL happen - not straight away of course - but I,ll bet it will after maybe 6-8yrs or so.

    Aug 03rd, 2018 - 05:40 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Brasileiro

    When can I fly to Stanley? What do I need to take? Do it have Airbnb?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whH2oDg28-k&index=157&list=FLmXPTu1f8AdGlizWNiASx2A

    Aug 03rd, 2018 - 05:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Timlander1...

    And..., when this becomes the 2nd air route..., Buenos Aires WILL happen..., not straight away of course...,- but I'll bet it will after 2-3yrs or so...

    Aug 04th, 2018 - 03:33 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Islander1

    Think - for totally opposite reasons - we do appear to be on same page!

    Aug 04th, 2018 - 04:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Mr. Timlander1...

    Besides you calling “El Pepe” a coward some years ago..., I am under the distinct impression that our “pages” are quite adjacent..., as our homes are...

    Aug 04th, 2018 - 08:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Islander1

    For that sir I do apologise.

    Aug 04th, 2018 - 10:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    El Pepe?

    Aug 04th, 2018 - 11:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Livingthedream

    Why did I get - 4 ? It was a legit question!

    Aug 08th, 2018 - 10:04 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • darragh

    Ltd

    My guess would be that even if the question is legitimate the phrasing of it 'implies' that the FI object to BA because the FI doesn't really want a better relationship with Argentina.

    But as I say I'm only guessing.

    Aug 08th, 2018 - 12:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Livingthedream

    Argentina's claim to the Falkland Islands is only political! I was in BA a few years ago on business and asked several people (taxi drivers, hotel people, customers) about the FI claim. Most told me the FI never belonged to Argentina. It's something the government brings up to unify the country in times of crisis. The 1982 war was a political ploy gone wrong.

    Aug 09th, 2018 - 10:39 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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