Argentine billionaire Eduardo Eurnekian is preparing to fulfil an old promise to the late football icon Diego Maradona by erecting a statue of the player at the country’s main airport. Eurnekian, founder of Corporacion America Airports and one of the country’s top businessmen, announced the plan in a note of condolences published in newspaper La Nacion on Friday.
The Argentine government has started to implement additional controls to identify potential cases of coronavirus in flights from Italy, where the number of Covid-19 infections keeps increasing. Additionally, the first case confirmed in South America has been a Brazilian businessman who for work reasons visited the north of Italy.
Argentine authorities said on Monday they had identified suspects in the shooting death of a British tourist killed in an armed robbery attempt outside a luxury Buenos Aires hotel over the weekend.
An image of Argentina Patroness, the Virgin of Lujan which was left behind by the Argentine soldiers at the end of the Falklands/Malvinas war, and was recently returned by the United Kingdom and blessed by Pope Francis in the Vatican, finally arrived in Buenos Aires early morning Monday, 37 years after the conflict was over.
Argentina's National Civil Aviation Administration (ANAC) Thursday agreed with its Chilean counterpart (DGAC) to allow LATAM aircraft under Chilean registration to fly the Ezeiza-Miami route with an Argentine crew on behalf of LATAM Argentina. The lease is yet to be authorised at higher levels.
American Airlines will launch its first-ever nonstop flights between Los Angeles International Airport and Ezeiza International Airport in Buenos Aires, as part of a broader expansion in service to Mexico and South American destinations.
The Argentine government has announced it plans to invest 15 billion Argentine Pesos (some US$ 750 million) in an ambitious expansion of the country's main international airport, Ezeiza, in the outskirts of Buenos Aires city.
Buenos Aires' Ezeiza International Airport was shortlisted by the Department of Homeland Security of the United States along with ten other terminals in the world to be of “assessed preference” in the preclearance program.
The eruption of Chile’s Calbuco volcano has resulted in a cloud of ash beginning to spread on Friday into the City of Buenos Aires while the alert in southern cities of Argentina remains.
British Airways will be eliminating two direct flights between Buenos Aires and London beginning 31 March 2015, meaning the weekly schedule will be cut from seven to five flights, mainly because of a drop in the number of passengers.