04/10/2021 3:37 PM
Updated 04/10/2021 3:37 PM
Argentine travel to the
continues to be
despite the restrictions imposed by the Government.
Only in the remainder of this month about
will leave Ezeiza
for that country
, most of them going directly to the city of Miami, where vaccination is enabled for tourists arriving from abroad.
The flights are mainly from Aerolineas Argentinas, which leaves six times a week, but every day there is also at least one flight from an American airline (American Airlines, United, Delta), not counting the offer of regional flights with connection to the USA. USA
Not counting flights that are pending approval by the
National Civil Aviation Administration
(ANAC), there are already some
30 passenger flights to the US scheduled
, in planes that carry between 270 and 320 passengers.
25 of those flights are direct to
(17 from Airlines and eight from American) and others are to
Dallas, Houston and Atlanta.
For next month, despite the fact that airlines now have greater restrictions on programming (the ANAC went from granting monthly permits to doing it from one week to the next), only from Aerolíneas there are already 7,000 seats available to travel to Miami.
And foreign airlines also have flights for sale for the first days of that month.
It is a type of tourism that is talked about in WhatsApp chats and on social networks, but that few operators in the sector want to mention out
"American Airlines flights are full. I'm looking these days
for people who are going to be vaccinated and I can't find a place,
" a retail operator, a former employee of the US airline, told Clarín.
In Airlines they also have that the Airbus A330, with 270 seats,
leave full for Miami
"It looks like a bus on a Friday at six in the afternoon. And these are flights that
are prohibited for company employees
: the free seats, which we call
, are now only available for
" said one source aware of what is happening at the state airline.
Only this Sunday, from Ezeiza, two flights will depart to Miami, one from Airlines and the other from American, but there will also be three flights to Houston (United), Atlanta (Delta) and Dallas (American).
There will also be regional flights that offer connections with the US from LATAM (Santiago de Chile) and Copa (Panama).
Airlines has the most scheduled flights, with
six weekly connections to Miami
(every day, except Tuesdays), followed by American (eight flights to Miami in the remainder of April, in addition to a confirmed flight to Dallas and others that would be pending).
Not a minor fact is that return flights from abroad can only transport
tourists or Argentine residents
, since the entry of tourists from abroad is closed by order of the Government until April 30, within the framework of the restrictions by the second wave of the Coronavirus.
Only those foreigners who have processed
can do so
Flights to the United States are not prohibited, but they still
fall within the restriction
applied by the National Civil Aviation Administration (ANAC) of not allowing the arrival of
more than 2,000 passengers per day
It was from that limit that Aerolineas lowered its flights to six per week, while American reduced them from 10 to eight, and then to seven per week.
Regular flights from
Brazil, Chile and Mexico
, as well as those from the
United Kingdom and Northern Ireland
, but the ANAC is authorizing specific flights under the "special" category.
Aerolineas has a flight scheduled for Santiago de Chile in two weeks.
LATAM, meanwhile, only has seats available to the trans-Andean capital on
only six flights
, from now to the end of the month.