Argentina has recently acquired a new presidential plane, which cost $25 million and was unveiled through initial images a few days ago. However, it wasn't until the country's patriotic date, May 25th, commemorating the formation of the First Patriotic Government, symbolizing independence from Spain and the transition to the viceroyalty, that the aircraft was observed in action. Unfortunately, the arrival of the plane was marred by various criticisms, not because of the expenditure on a presidential aircraft, but due to the maneuver executed by the pilot upon landing, drawing condemnation from several political leaders and experts.
An Aerolineas Argentinas flight from Buenos Aires Aeroparque Jorge Newbery (AEP) to Tucuman (TUC) was delayed Thursday after a 63-year-old passenger boarded the aircraft claiming he had a bomb.
Argentina's National Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC) announced earlier this week that it was allowing flights to and from Colombia could operate at Buenos Aires' metropolitan Aeroparque Jorge Newbery airport (AEP / SABE).
Video footage of Argentina's Air Force T-04 Boeing 737-500 landing at Buenos Aires' Aeroparque in a quite unorthodox style went viral Tuesday on Youtube. The aircraft is a part of the Presidential fleet.
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.