Chile's flag carrier LAN Airlines announced on Wednesday net profits of 241 million US dollars in 2006, up 64.4% over the 147 million US dollars of 2005.
Three major cruise vessels with 10.000 tourists called in Buenos Aires over the weekend signaling a peak for the current season.
Iran's national airline will begin direct flights to Venezuela next month in another sign of the two nations' increasingly close ties.
An ambitious documentary project, The Falklands' Diaries, through word and sound, begins next February 14 when Welsh writer Desmond Barry and photographer Diego Vidart arrive in the Falkland Islands from Cardiff.
Brazilian authorities have warned that up to 10.000 passengers could be stranded daily if a court ruling which for security reasons bans large aircrafts from operating in one of Sao Paulo's several airports, becomes effective next Thursday.
In a colorful ceremony full of music and dance, Brazil's Rio do Janeiro officially presented this week the candidacy of the impressive Christ Redeemer on the Corcovado hill as one of the modern world's seven wonders.
The glitter is back at the Uruguayan peninsula long known as South America's summer playground for the rich and famous ÃÂ¢€” a Latin version of Monaco or the Hamptons of New York.
The grounding of a cruise liner in Antarctic waters on Wednesday appears to have been handled without damage either to the environment or to passengers, according to Grant Munro, Manager of the Falkland Islands non-governmental organisation, Falklands Conservation, which is an associate member of the International Association of Antarctic Cruise Organisations.( IAATO)
The number of air travellers is expected to double by 2025, rising to more than 9 billion a year, a body representing the world's airports said on yesterday. The Airports Council International (ACI) predicted air freight would triple over the same period.
The 300 passengers of a cruise vessel that ran aground in the South Shetlands are being transferred to another ship from the same company and will be transported to Ushuaia, extreme south Argentina.