Aerolíneas Argentinas will increase its frequencies to
starting in the fall, the state airline reported on Thursday.
In Madrid, during the International Tourism Fair (FITUR), the company's executives anticipated that as of April the frequencies from Ezeiza to the capital of Spain
will go from 7 weekly flights to nine.
For the winter holidays, in July, the route to Madrid will increase
to 12 frequencies per week.
In the case of the flight to Rome, a new weekly frequency will be incorporated from April, going
from three weekly flights to four
Starting in July, a
fifth weekly flight
will be added, departing from Ezeiza on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, returning from Fiumicino airport the following day.
In the case of flights to Madrid, Aerolíneas also offers codeshare connections with Air Europa to
La Coruña, Vigo, Gran Canarias, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, London and Lisbon.
Two of the Argentine officials present at the Madrid fair were the Minister of Tourism,
, and the Director of Communications for Airlines,
“The objective set is to continue promoting the country's connectivity by focusing on
Therefore, this expansion of the offer is an invitation for them to visit Argentina”, said Figueroa.
The company reported that it closed 2022 with
11,670,000 passengers transported
and aims during 2023 to exceed the record of 13 million passengers.
It currently operates 38 domestic destinations, 48 interprovincial routes and
21 international destinations.
Before the pandemic, the international routes of Airlines were a source of losses and in principle this situation was not reversed in the case of the routes
Instead, flights to
would have become profitable, based on a sharp increase in ticket prices and demand that led to a
much higher occupancy rate.
On Tuesday, Aerolíneas had announced that it had received
subsidies from the State for 47,000 million pesos
throughout 2022, although from the Ministry of Economy the website of that organization indicates that the contributions to the state airline
totaled almost $73,000 million.