With oil prices hitting new records almost daily, the nation's largest air carrier, American Airlines, announced drastic steps Wednesday to remain viable, including charging new fees for all checked baggage, slashing domestic flights and laying off thousands of workers.
Argentina's government authorized a new hike in domestic air rates to the tune of 18%, just a month after a similar increase to help airlines face the soaring cost of fuel.
A blue print to turn Puerto Natales airfield in the extreme south of Chile into an international airport was announced this week by the regional government.
The London Heathrow airport boss who oversaw the opening of Terminal 5 is to leave his job, the airport's owner has said. Mark Bullock had chosen to leave his job as the airport's managing director because of a change to management roles, according to Spanish-owned BAA.
A Falklands councillor invited to give an opening presentation at a tourism industry infrastructure meeting in Gibraltar will describe the Falklands experience in setting up an industry from nothing.
Bert van Marwijk, soon to succeed Marco van Basten as coach of the Dutch National team, went out on a winning note when his league team Feyenoord convincingly won the Dutch Cup final on Sunday, beating Roda JC by 2-0.
A Canadian trying to sail non-stop around the world against the wind is heading for the Falkland Islands after been injured and his 12-metre sailboat damaged in a roll-over in the South Atlantic.
Passenger traffic in Punta Arenas airport, extreme south of Chile, increased 14% during 2007 according to statistics supplied by the head of the air terminal, Juan Carlos Oneto.
Chilean international Juan Lorca will return to Colo Colo as Vitesse Arnhem can not afford to buy the player for the reported €2 millions (euros) that the Chilean club are asking. Lorca's one year loan deal has expired and although he would like to stay in Holland no other club has indicated their intention to sign him.
The first pair of King penguins to reside in the Falkland Islands stepped ashore at Volunteer Point, 30 miles north east of Port Stanley, in 1948.