Last Saturday arrived in Cordoba the Boeing 737-800 belonging to the low-cost airline.
Flybondi is the first low cost airline that Argentina will have, plans to fly to 43 destinations within the South American country and to 42 in neighboring countries in the next 5 years.
The fleet will be integrated by 737-800 aircraft and the first airplane is already in the hands of the airline. The LV-HKS registration plane arrived at Cordoba International Airport (COR), on Saturday, December 2 at 0:43 local time and was received with the water arch made by the airport pumper.
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The first airplane of Flybondi, which flew previously for the Thai airline Nok Air, received painting works in Singapore, to then make a great trip with stops in Hanoi (Vietnam), Osaka (Japan), Petropavlovsk (Russia), Anchorange (United States), Los Angeles (United States) and San José (Costa Rica), until arriving in the city of Córdoba, where it will have its base and will begin to offer regular services to the cities of Bariloche, Iguazú and Mendoza.
There is still no start date for flights, but it would be between the end of December or the beginning of January. Meanwhile, the second plane would arrive at the Airport of Buenos Aires-El Palomar (EPA) during the next month. This airport is undergoing refurbishment works so that Flybondi and other airlines can operate.
“The date we have to fly from El Palomar is the last week of January. As soon as it is open we will fly from Córdoba to El Palomar, and with the second plane from El Palomar to other destinations. Meanwhile, from Córdoba we will go to Mendoza, Bariloche, Iguazú, and also from Mendoza to Bariloche and Iguazú, which do not exist today, “said Julian Cook, CEO of Flybondi.
Video of the water arch in the arrival of the first Flybondi plane to Córdoba. (youtube.com/emmanuelCBA – Spotters Córdoba).