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  • Monday, December 18th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    SAA returns to Argentina amid world expansion

    South African Airways (SAA) next July will return to Argentina – a market it stopped serving in 2001 partly due to high-operating costs at Buenos Aires' Ezeiza international airport — with three flights a week, and increase weekly flights to Sao Paulo from seven to 10, to have a dual gateway to South America.

  • Saturday, December 16th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Spanish airline Air Madrid suspends all flights

    Privately owned carrier Air Madrid suspended all its flights on Friday, leaving tens of thousands of passengers stranded over Christmas and blaming its action on a development ministry threat to suspend its license.

  • Saturday, December 16th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    First ever Spanish airliner lands in Gibraltar

    Iberia Airbus landing on the Rock

    An Airbus 319 from Iberia became Saturday December 16 the first ever Spanish airline to fly to Gibraltar signaling an event that after decades of tension Spain, Britain and Gibraltar are finally overcoming a centennial sovereign dispute by concentrating on cooperation and development.

  • Thursday, December 14th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Lan confirms discount rates and night flight to Punta Arenas

    Lan Chile announced that as of December 18, its special rates system will be made extensive to all itineraries between Santiago and Punta Arenas and Puerto Montt, and the recently introduced test night flights to those cities will become definitive.