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Aerolíneas Argentinas among the top short list of money loosing air carriers

Monday, October 3rd 2011 - 22:08 UTC
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Aerolíneas Argentinas is estimated to have lost in the last twelve months 486 million dollars which puts her among the air carriers with greatest losses in the world. Only Air India, also government managed, but with 30.000 staff (three times her Argentine counterpart) dilapidated 1.2 billion dollars and Kuwait Airways, 564 million dollars Read full article

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  • yankeeboy

    I wonder what will happenwhen they are barred from EU flights because they are not meeting the international standards for equipment maintenance.

    They are on their final warning....

    I wouldn't fly them for anything jsut like the country it is ready to crash any time

    Oct 04th, 2011 - 01:06 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Rufus

    According to a Russian who I work with, flying Aerolineas was disturbingly reminiscent of his one internal Aeroflot flight, where he cancelled his return ticket and spent 36 hours on a train just to make sure he got back alive.

    Oct 04th, 2011 - 11:41 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    @2 LOL. I haven't found it that bad on the occasions where there is no alternative but to fly Aerolineas. The flights are often delayed or cancelled at short notice but is not unique to that airline. The strikes are annoying but more worrying is an incident where two pilots engaged in fistycuffs in the cockpit of an Aerolineas airplane.

    Oct 04th, 2011 - 12:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Sergio Vega

    The problem is that the AA is used as political tool with to cheap tickets....but the common people doesn´t think that the cost surplus is payd by all of them through their taxes.......
    Anyway, we can send them Mr. Cueto to help AA managing staff......LOL

    Oct 04th, 2011 - 01:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • RedBaron

    Most airlines make money on international and subsidise their domestic routes, so it looks like AA have nowhere to go (in flying parlance, they have exceeded PNR).

    Oct 04th, 2011 - 02:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ManRod

    just as a detail: it's AR, not AA.
    AA is reserved for American Airlines...

    Oct 04th, 2011 - 04:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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