Avianca Argentina ATR 72 600 aircraft Argentina Avianca 

Avianca Argentina begins its operations

The airline begins with flights between Buenos Aires and Rosario using ATR 72 600 aircraft. Avianca Argentina launches its first regular flight today in the South American country. The airline had planned to start operations in July, but it still had to finish implementing its sales and general operations system, which is why its start was postponed. Finally Avianca will begin to fly in Argentina using its new ATR 72 600 turboprop aircraft with capacity for 72 passengers. The first route links the Buenos Aires-Aeroparque Airport (AEP) with the Rosario…

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Airbus A330-900 taking off in Toulouse Airbus 

The Airbus A330-900 flies for first time

The airplane took off on Thursday from Blagnac Airport, in Toulouse in a four hours test flight. The new Airbus A330-900 MSN1795 made its first flight in the southwest of France on Thursday, taking off at 09:51 local time and making a four-hour and thirteen-minute trip before returning to the same airport. The test program requires the Airbus A330neo to register approximately 1,400 flight hours, including 1,100 hours for the A330-900 campaign, before obtaining type certification in mid-2018. Airbus expects to fly the smaller A330-800 for about 300 hours before obtaining homologation in…

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St Helena coast Airlink 

Landed the first flight on the remote island of St. Helena

The island belonging to the United Kingdom is in the middle of the Atlantic, today received its first regular flight. The airline Airlink made the first regular flight from South Africa to the island of Saint Helena. Scheduled flights were scheduled to begin in May 2016, but wind shear close to the runway made operations difficult. Today, October 14, almost 17 months later, regular flights to this remote island of 4,500 inhabitants are already a reality. The first commercial flight to the island was a charter also operated by Airlink…

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LATAM Airlines Airbus A320 aircraft LATAM Airlines 

LATAM Airlines began flights between Santiago and Tucumán

A frequency of three times a week to link the cities of Chile and Argentina. Yesterday, October 2 was carried out the first flight that connects Santiago with San Miguel de Tucumán, operated by LATAM Airlines with Airbus A320 aircraft. The initial flight departed from the Santiago Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport (SCL) with 102 passengers on board. On the return departed of Tucumán Teniente Benjamín Matienzo International Airport (TUC), featuring a runway recently renovated, toward the Chilean capital with 167 passengers. The route has no competitors, and flights scheme is as follows: LA 448. Departs from Santiago at 8:00 local…

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