A protest by laid-off LATAM Airlines workers at Buenos Aires' metropolitan Aeroparque Jorge Newbery ended up in fistfights, beatings, chases, arrests, and struggles with the police.
Operation of regional flights at the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (CABA)'s only airfield commonly known as Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport (AEP/SABE), which reopened recently following renovations, have been shifted to the Ezeiza Ministro Pistarini international airport (technically in the Province of Buenos Aires) due to lack of proper coronavirus detecting facilities.
Lan Chile airlines admitted on Thursday before the Chilean Securities and Exchange Commission that the decision by the Argentina’s Civil Aviation authority, ANAC, to revoke Lan Argentina flight authorizations to Brazil, Paraguay and Chile from Buenos Aires metropolitan airport Jorge Newbery “would not have a relevant financial impact for Lan Airlines at consolidated level
Commercial flights in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay were cancelled or reprogrammed Tuesday morning because of disruptions caused by the hovering volcanic ash being blown from the Chilean Puyehue which erupted five months ago.
Argentina’s flag carrier Aerolíneas Argentinas flights were still backed up Wednesday morning, due the weekend’s union conflicts, in addition to the volcanic ash cloud spewed by Chile’s Pueyhue volcano last week.
Buenos Aires City two main air terminals, Ezeiza and Aeroparque faced on Thursday disruptions and flight complications because of the presence of the ash cloud from the Chilean Puyehue volcano, affecting particularly Patagonia to the south of Argentina and links with Santiago de Chile.
Flights began to be resumed late Monday in Argentina’s two main airports after they had to be cancelled due to technical problems with the Control Tower system.