Monday, July 15, 2024

ROUTE UPDATES: June 2024 - Part 1 - Aerolineas Argentinas, Andes

Route Updates - June 2024 - Part 1

The following airlines / flights are confirmed to have started or re-started service on the indicated routes on the listed dates.  Many of the services are the resumption of flights that existed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Increases / decreases in flight frequency are usually not verified by your editor.

Airline - Route Eff Date - Aircraft Type - Flight Frequency - Remarks  

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - Madrid (MAD) - xxJun24 - A330-200 - 2x/daily - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 1x/daily at least through July 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - Miami (MIA) - xxJun24 - A330-200 - 9x/weekly - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 1x/daily

Andes Lineas Aereas traditional high school student graduation charter flights to the lake and mountainside Patagonian town of Bariloche on behalf of student tour operators, primarily Travelrock.  Operated with the two 737-800's in the Andes fleet; LV-KFW (c/n 37366/3628) and LV-HKS (c/n 33821/1698): 

* Andes Lineas Aereas - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - Bariloche (BRC) - 14Jun24 - 737-800
 
* Andes Lineas Aereas - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - Bariloche (BRC) - 11Jun24 - 737-800 

* Andes Lineas Aereas - Jujuy (JUJ) - Bariloche (BRC) - 14Jun24 - 737-800 

* Andes Lineas Aereas - Mar del Plata (MDQ) - Bariloche (BRC) - 13Jun24 - 737-800 

* Andes Lineas Aereas - Montevideo (MVD) - Bariloche (BRC) - 28Jun24 - 737-800

* Andes Lineas Aereas - Posadas (PSS) - Bariloche (BRC) - 12Jun24 - 737-800

* Andes Lineas Aereas - Puerto Iguazu (IGR) - Bariloche (BRC) - 16Jun24 - 737-800

* Andes Lineas Aereas - Punta del Este (PDP) - Bariloche (BRC) - 28Jun24 - 737-800

* Andes Lineas Aereas - Santiago del Estero (SDE) - Bariloche (BRC) - 15Jun24 - 737-800

Sources:

ROUTE UPDATES: June 2024 - Part 2 - Arajet, Avianca, Azul, Flybondi, ITA Airways

Route Updates - June 2024 - Part 2

The following airlines / flights are confirmed to have started or re-started service on the indicated routes on the listed dates.  Many of the services are the resumption of flights that existed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Increases / decreases in flight frequency are usually not verified by your editor.

Airline - Route Eff Date - Aircraft Type - Flight Frequency - Remarks  

* Arajet - Santo Domingo (SDQ) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - xxJun24 - 737 MAX 8 - 7x/weekly - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 4x/weekly 

* Avianca - Medellin (MDE) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 15Jun24 - A320neo - 1x/daily - Remarks:

* Azul Linhas Aereas - Viracopos (VCP) - Bariloche (BRC) - 30Jun24 - A320neo - 6x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Winter Service until 25Aug24

* Flybondi - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - Florianopolis (FLN) - 29Jun24 - 737-800 - 3x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal service being extended year-round

* ITA Airways - Rome Fimuicino (FCO) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 11Jun24 - A350-900 - 9x/weekly - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 1x/daily

Saturday, June 15, 2024

ROUTE UPDATES: May 2024 - Aerolineas Argentinas, Cubana, Jetsmart Argentina, Jetsmart Chile

Route Updates - May 2024

The following airlines / flights are confirmed to have started or re-started service on the indicated routes on the listed dates.  Many of the services are the resumption of flights that existed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Increases / decreases in flight frequency are usually not verified by your editor.

Airline - Route Eff Date - Aircraft Type - Flight Frequency - Remarks  

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - Rio Cuarto (RCU) - 13May24 - E-190 - 4x/weekly - Remarks: Service on this route was suspended on 21Apr24 until at least 01Jul24 but it  restarted early due to the Rio Cuarto city government agreeing with Aerolineas Argentinas to cover the cost of any shortfall below a 80% load factor.  

* Cubana - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - Cayo Coco (CCC) - Havana (HAV) - 01May24 - A330-200 - Remarks: Service cancelled due to YPF Argentina oil company suspending fuel supplies at EZE to Plus Ultra airlines of Spain operating flights wet-leased to Cubana

* Jetsmart Argentina - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - Jujuy (JUJ) - 15May24 - A320-200 - Remarks: Suspending route for 180 days 

* Jetsmart Argentina - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - Montevideo (MVD) - 29May24 - A320-200 - 2x/daily - Remarks: First competition for Aerolineas Argentinas on the route since Amaszonas Uruguay before the pandemic

* Jetsmart Chile - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - Lima (LIM) - 28May24 - A320-200 - 11x/weekly - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 1x/daily.  JA Jetsmart Chile two-letter code

* Jetsmart Chile - Concepcion (CCP) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 22May24 - A320-200 - 3x/weekly - Remarks: Route cancelled after only nine weeks of service   

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

ROUTE UPDATES: April 2024 - Part 1 - Aerolineas Argentinas - Route Changes, Cancellations & Low-Season Suspensions

Route Updates - April 2024 - Part 1

The following airlines / flights are confirmed to have started or re-started service on the indicated routes on the listed dates.  Many of the services are the resumption of flights that existed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Increases / decreases in flight frequency are usually not verified by your editor.

Airline - Route Eff Date - Aircraft Type - Flight Frequency - Remarks  

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - Bogota (BOG) - 03Apr24 - 737-700 - 10x/weekly - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 1x/daily - UPDATE: Cancelled increase to 10x/weekly, will remain 1x/daily

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - Lima (LIM) - 02Apr24 - 737 MAX 8 - 10x/weekly - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 1x/daily - UPDATE: Cancelled increase to 10x/weekly, will remain 1x/daily

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Cordoba (COR) - Asuncion (ASU) - 02Apr24 - E-190 - 2x/weekly - Remarks: New service to compete with Paranair on the same route - UPDATE: Cancelled route start up plans in early February.  Was to replace COR-ASU leg of  Air Europa's COR-ASU-MAD service now that Air Europa has replaced that routing wth nonstop COR-MAD and ASU-MAD flights.

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Cordoba (COR) - Comodoro Rivadavia (CRD) - xxApr24 - E-190, 737-800 - 6x/weekly - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 4x/weekly

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Cordoba (COR) - Puerto Iguazu (IGR) - xxApr24 - 737-800 - 6x/weekly - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 4x/weekly

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Cordoba (COR) - Neuquen (NQN) - xxApr24 - E-190, 737-800 - 6x/weekly - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 5x/weekly

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Salta (SLA) - Sao Paulo Guarulhos (GRU) - xxApr24 - 737-800 - 2x/weekly - Remarks: Replacing E-190 with 737-800

Per aviacionline.com, the following routes were suspended by Aerolineas Argentinas for the lull between the southern hemisphere Summer and Winter High Seasons (approx. April to July). 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - Rio Cuarto (RCU) - 21Apr24 - E-190 - 4x/weekly - Remarks: Suspending service until at least 01Jul24 with continuation of service to be evaluated - UPDATE: Service was reinstated on 13May24 on a 4x/weekly basis due to Rio Cuarto government revenue guarantees.

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - Rosario (ROS) - xxApr24 - 3x/weekly - Remarks: Suspending service until at least 01Jul24 with continuation of service to be evaluated 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Comodoro Rivadavia (CRD) - Rio Gallegos (RGL) - 05Apr24 - Remarks: Suspending service until 01Jul24

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Cordoba (COR) - San Juan (UAQ) - 07Apr24 - Remarks: Suspending service until 01Jul24

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Cordoba (COR) - Trelew (REL) - 04Apr24 - Remarks: Suspending service until 01Jul24

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Mendoza (MDZ) - Jujuy (JUJ) - 06Apr24 - Remarks: Suspending service until 02Jul24

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Mendoza (MDZ) - Tucuman (TUC) - 29Apr24 - Remarks: Suspending service until 01Jul24

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Puerto Iguazu (IGR) - Jujuy (JUJ) - 06Apr24 - Remarks: Suspending service until 02Jul24

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Puerto Iguazu (IGR) - Tucuman (TUC) - 07Apr24 - Remarks: Suspending service until 03Jul24

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Salta (SLA) - Neuquen (NQN) - 06Apr24 - Remarks: Suspending service until 01Jul24

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Salta (SLA) - Resistencia (RES) - 06Apr24 - Remarks: Suspending service until 02Jul24

Sources:

ROUTE UPDATES: April 2024 - Part 2 - Aerolineas Argentinas - Low-Season (April - June) Frequency Reductions

Route Updates - April 2024 - Part 2

The following airlines / flights are confirmed to have started or re-started service on the indicated routes on the listed dates.  Many of the services are the resumption of flights that existed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Increases / decreases in flight frequency are usually not verified by your editor.

Airline - Route Eff Date - Aircraft Type - Flight Frequency - Remarks  

Per aviacionline.com, Aerolineas Argentinas is reducing frequencies on these routes as indicated, apparently starting in April (specific month not noted) which would represent about a 20% reduction in domestic flights.  

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - Esquel (EQS) - xxApr24 -                                Remarks: Reducing frequency from 7x/weekly to 4x/weekly 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - Formosa (FMA) - xxApr24 - Remarks: Reducing frequency from 14x/weekly to 8x/weekly 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - Parana (PRA) - xxApr24 -                              Remarks: Reducing frequency from 6x/weekly to 2x/weekly 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - San Luis (LUQ) - xxApr24 -                          Remarks: Reducing frequency from 9x/weekly to 5x/weekly 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - San Rafael (AFA) - xxApr24 -Remarks: Reducing frequency from 7x/weekly to 5x/weekly 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - Santa Fe (SFN) - xxApr24 -                          Remarks: Reducing frequency from 10x/weekly to 6x/weekly

 * Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - Santa Rosa (RSA) - xxApr24 -Remarks: Reducing frequency from 6x/weekly to 5x/weekly

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires (AEP/EZE) - Bahia Blanca (BHI) - xxApr24 -                                Remarks:  Reducing frequency from 26x/weekly to 18x/weekly 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires (AEP/EZE) - Bariloche (BRC) - xxApr24 -                                        Remarks: Reducing frequency from 68x/weekly to 33x/weekly 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires (AEP/EZE) - Catamarca (CTC) - xxApr24 -                                    Remarks: Reducing frequency from 9x/weekly to 7x/weekly 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires (AEP/EZE) - Cordoba (COR) - xxApr24 -                                        Remarks: Reducing frequency from 74x/weekly to 64x/weekly 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires (AEP/EZE) - El Calafate (FTE) - xxApr24 -                                      Remarks: Reducing frequency from 46x/weekly to 22x/weekly 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires (AEP/EZE) - Jujuy (JUJ) - xxApr24 -                                                Remarks: Reducing frequency from 23x/weekly to 19x/weekly 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires (AEP/EZE) - Mar del Plata (MDQ) - xxApr24 -                                Remarks: Reducing frequency from 25x/weekly to 16x/weekly

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires (AEP/EZE) - Puerto Iguazu (IGR) - xxApr24 -                                  Remarks: Reducing frequency from 58x/weekly to 42x/weekly 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires (AEP/EZE) - Resistencia (RES) - xxApr24 -                                        Remarks: Reducing frequency from 21x/weekly to 17x/weekly

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires (AEP/EZE) - Rio Gallegos (RGL) - xxApr24 -                                    Remarks: Reducing frequency from 15x/weekly to 10x/weekly 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires (AEP/EZE) - Rio Grande (RGA) - xxApr24 -                                      Remarks: Reducing frequency from 14x/weekly to 7x/weekly 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires (AEP/EZE) - Rosario (ROS) - xxApr24 -                                              Remarks: Reducing frequency from 19x/weekly to 15x/weekly 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires (AEP/EZE) - Salta (SLA) - xxApr24 -   
Remarks: Reducing frequency from 47x/weekly to 37x/weekly

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires (AEP/EZE) - San Juan (UAQ) - xxApr24 -                                          Remarks: Reducing frequency from 20x/weekly to 14x/weekly

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires (AEP/EZE) - San Martin de los Andes (CPC) - xxApr24 -                Remarks: Reducing frequency from 15x/weekly to 7x/weekly 

 * Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires (AEP/EZE) - Santiago del Estero (SDE) - xxApr24 -                          Remarks: Reducing frequency from 12x/weekly to 10x/weekly 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires (AEP/EZE) - Trelew (REL) - xxApr24 -                                                Remarks: Reducing frequency from 24x/weekly to 11x/weekly

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires (AEP/EZE) - Ushuaia (USH) - xxApr24 -                                            Remarks: Reducing frequency from 50x/weekly to 25x/weekly 

Sources:

ROUTE UPDATES: April 2024 - Part 3 - Arajet, Avianca, Flybondi, Gol, LATAM Brasil, LATAM Peru

Route Updates - April 2024 - Part 3

The following airlines / flights are confirmed to have started or re-started service on the indicated routes on the listed dates.  Many of the services are the resumption of flights that existed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Increases / decreases in flight frequency are usually not verified by your editor.

Airline - Route Eff Date - Aircraft Type - Flight Frequency - Remarks  

* Arajet - Santo Domingo (SDQ) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - xxApr24 - 737 MAX 8 - 4x/weekly - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 3x/weekly 

* Avianca - Bogota (BOG) - Montevideo (MVD) - xxApr24 - A320ceo, A320neo - 1x/daily - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 4x/weekly 

* Flybondi - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - Sao Paulo Guarulhos (GRU) - xxApr24 - 737-800 - 1x/daily - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 6x/weekly 

* Gol Linhas Aereas - Bogota (BOG) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 01Apr24 - 737 MAX 8 - 4x/weekly - Remarks: Apparently flown on a codeshare basis with Aerolineas Argentinas, effectively using Fifth Freedom operating rights, defined as a carrier of one nation flying between two other countries (in this case between Argentina and Colombia, with Gol being a Brazilian carrier).  Frequency is scheduled to increase to 1x/daily on 24Jul24.  

* LATAM Brasil - Rio de Janeiro Galeao (GIG) - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - 01Apr24 - Remarks: Route suspended indefinitely for "operational reasons", possibly due to six other airlines also flying it. 

* LATAM Peru - Lima (LIM) - Salta (SLA) - 01Apr24 - A319 - 5x/weekly - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 3x/weekly

Sources:

Monday, April 15, 2024

ROUTE UPDATES: March 2024 - Part 1 - Aerolineas Argentinas, American, Delta, Flybondi, Gol

Route Updates - March 2024 - Part 1

The following airlines / flights are confirmed to have started or re-started service on the indicated routes on the listed dates.  Many of the services are the resumption of flights that existed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Increases / decreases in flight frequency are usually not verified by your editor.

Airline - Route Eff Date - Aircraft Type - Flight Frequency - Remarks  

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - Havana (HAV) - 08Mar24 - Remarks: Cancelled service to HAV which was restarted after the pandemic in July 2022 with a 3x/weekly EZE-PUJ-HAV round-trip routing operated with 737 Max 8's, which was reduced to 2x/weekly six months later and 1x/weekly in July 2023 on an EZE-CUN-HAV-EZE "triangle" routing operated by A330-200's
(PUJ=Punta Cana and CUN=Cancun).     

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Puerto Iguazu (IGR) - Resistencia (RES) - 31Mar24 - Remarks: Route cancelled.

* American Airlines - Dallas Ft. Worth (DFW) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 29Mar24 - 787-8 - Remarks: Service suspended for the southern hemisphere winter until October 2024. 787-8 equipment to be reassigned to USA-Europe routes for the northern hemisphere summer. 

* Delta Air Lines - New York Kennedy (JFK) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 30Mar24 - A330-900 - 1x/daily - Remarks: A330-900 replacing 767-400ER for last two weeks of seasonal summer service until 14Apr24 

* Flybondi - Buenos Aires Aeropaeque (AEP) - Mar del Plata (MDQ) - 03Mar24 - 737-800 - 4x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service being extended until 03Apr24

* Gol Linhas Aereas - Sao Paulo Guarulhos (GRU) - Cordoba (COR) - 29Mar24 - 737-800 or 737 MAX 8 - 3x/weekly - Remarks: Route suspended at end of southern hemisphere high season. Service will likely return at end of year.

* Gol Linhas Aereas - Sao Paulo Guarulhos (GRU) - Rosario (ROS) - 31Mar24 - 737-800 or 737 MAX 8 - 3x/weekly - Remarks: Route suspended at end of southern hemisphere high season. Service will likely return at end of year.

Sources:

ROUTE UPDATES: March 2024 - Part 2 - Iberia, Jetsmart Chile, Paranair

Route Updates - March 2024 - Part 2

The following airlines / flights are confirmed to have started or re-started service on the indicated routes on the listed dates.  Many of the services are the resumption of flights that existed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Increases / decreases in flight frequency are usually not verified by your editor.

Airline - Route Eff Date - Aircraft Type - Flight Frequency - Remarks  

* Iberia - Madrid (MAD) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 31Mar24 - A330-200, A350-900 - 17x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service (northern hemisphere) increase in frequency from 2x/daily

* Jetsmart Chile - Concepcion (CCP) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 20Mar24 - A320-200 - 3x/weekly - Remarks:  

* Jetsmart Chile - Santiago (SCL) - Mendoza (MDZ) - 04Mar24 - A320-200, A320neo, A321neo - 4x/weekly - Remarks: Restart of route after a 5-year absence

* Paranair - Asuncion (ASU) - Cordoba (COR) - 06Mar24 - CRJ-200 - 3x/weekly - Remarks: 

Friday, March 15, 2024

ROUTE UPDATES: February 2024 - Gol, Jetsmart Chile

Route Updates - February 2024

The following airlines / flights are confirmed to have started or re-started service on the indicated routes on the listed dates.  Many of the services are the resumption of flights that existed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Increases / decreases in flight frequency are usually not verified by your editor.

Airline - Route Eff Date - Aircraft Type - Flight Frequency - Remarks  

* Gol Linhas Aereas - Rio de Janeiro Galeao (GIG) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 19Feb24 - 737-800, 737 MAX 8 - 13x/weekly -Remarks: 7x/weekly GIG-AEP flights moving to join 6x/weekly GIG-EZE flights

* Jetsmart Chile - Montevideo (MVD) - Rio de Janeiro Galeao (GIG) - 01Feb24 - A320-200, A321neo - 1x/daily - Remarks:  

Thursday, February 15, 2024

ROUTE UPDATES: January 2024 - Part 1 - Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, COPA, Flybondi, Gol, Jetsmart Argentina

Route Updates - January 2024 - Part 1

The following airlines / flights are confirmed to have started or re-started service on the indicated routes on the listed dates.  Many of the services are the resumption of flights that existed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Increases / decreases in flight frequency are usually not verified by your editor.

Airline - Route Eff Date - Aircraft Type - Flight Frequency - Remarks  

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Bariloche (BRC) - Montevideo (MVD) - 02Jan24 - 737-800 - 2x/weekly -Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service until end of March

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Cordoba (COR) - Florianopolis (FLN) - 02Jan24 - 737-800 - 3x/weekly -Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service until 18Feb24

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Cordoba (COR) - Rio de Janeiro Galeao (GIG) - 01Jan24 - 737-800 - 4x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service until mid-February

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Mar del Plata (MDQ) - Montevideo (MVD) - 03Jan24 - E-190 -  2x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service until 03Mar23 - SERVICE CANCELLED although it appears to have operated at least one flight

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Mendoza (MDZ) - Rio de Janeiro Galeao (GIG) - 03Jan24 - 737 MAX 8 - 2x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service until mid-February

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Resistencia (RES) - Puerto Iguazu (IGR) - 03Jan24 - E-190 - 2x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service until 03Mar24

* Aeromexico - Mexico City (MEX) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 12Jan24 - 787-8, 787-9 - 2x/daily - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 1x/daily to 2x/daily until 17Feb24 

* COPA - Panama City (PTY) - Cordoba (COR) - 01Jan24 - 737-800 - 2x/daily - Remarks: Seasonal Summer increase in frequency from 11x/weekly for January only

* Flybondi - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - Mar del Plata (MDQ) - 01Jan24 - 737-800 - 3x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service until 03Mar24 but was extended until xxMay24

* Gol Linhas Aereas - Brasilia (BSB) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 02Jan24 - 737-800, 737 MAX 8 - 4x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service until 04Feb24

* Gol Linhas Aereas - Florianopolis (FLN) - Cordoba (COR) - 01Jan24 - 737-800, 737 MAX 8 - 3x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service until 13Feb24

* Gol Linhas Aereas - Florianopolis (FLN) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 01Jan24 - 737-800, 737 MAX 8 - 15x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service with 15x/weekly in January and 7x/weekly in March until 01Apr24

* Gol Linhas Aereas - Fortaleza (FOR) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 03Jan24 - 737-800, 737 MAX 8 - 1x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service until 14Feb24

* Gol Linhas Aereas - Maceio (MCZ) - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) or Ezeiza (EZE) ? - 04Jan24 - 737-800, 737 MAX 8 - 2x/weekly - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 1x/weekly

* Gol Linhas Aereas - Natal (NAT) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 02Jan24 - 737 MAX 8 - 2x/weekly - Remarks: Additional frequency to the existing 1x/weekly flight via João Pessoa (JPA) 

* Gol Linhas Aereas - Navegantes (NVT) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 03Jan24 - 737-800 - 5x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service with 5x/weekly flights until 17Feb24, followed by 3x/weekly service until 30Mar24

* Gol Linhas Aereas - Porto Seguro (BPS) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 06Jan24 - 737-800, 737 MAX 8 - 2x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service until 31Mar24

* Gol Linhas Aereas - Recife (REC) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 04Jan24 - 737 MAX 8 - 1x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service until 03Apr24 complementing year-round 1x/weekly flights to AEP

* Gol Linhas Aereas - Rio de Janeiro Galeao (GIG) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 02Jan24 - 737-800, 737 MAX 8 - 9x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service until 15Feb24

* Gol Linhas Aereas - Rio de Janeiro Galeao (GIG) - Rosario (ROS) - 02Jan24 - 737-800, 737 MAX 8 - 3x/weekly - Remarks: 

* Gol Linhas Aereas - Salvador de Bahia (SSA) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 05Jan24 - 737-800, 737 MAX 8 - 3x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service with frequency reducing to 1x/weekly in mid-February and March. Service complements year-round 1x/weekly flights to AEP

* Gol Linhas Aereas - Sao Paulo Guarulhos (GRU) - Cordoba (COR) - 02Jan24 - 737-800, 737 MAX 8 - 3x/weekly - Remarks: 

* Jetsmart Argentina - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - Asuncion (ASU) - 07Jan24 - A320-200 - 4x/weekly - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 3x/weekly

* Jetsmart Argentina - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - Jujuy (JUJ) - xxJan24 - A320-200 - 1x/daily - Remarks: 

* Jetsmart Argentina - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - Florianopolis (FLN) - approx. 17Jan24 - A320-200 - 9x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer increase in frequency from 7x/weekly, with a further increase to 10x/weekly in February, reduction to 7x/weekly in March and 5x/weekly after the summer. 

* Jetsmart Argentina - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - Rio de Janeiro (GIG) - approx. 17Jan24 - A320-200 - 17x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service until first week of March when will be reduced to 2x/daily

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ROUTE UPDATES: January 2024 - Part 2 - Jetsmart Chile, LATAM Brasil, LATAM Chile, LATAM Peru, Sky

Route Updates - January 2024 - Part 2

The following airlines / flights are confirmed to have started or re-started service on the indicated routes on the listed dates.  Many of the services are the resumption of flights that existed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Increases / decreases in flight frequency are usually not verified by your editor.

Airline - Route Eff Date - Aircraft Type - Flight Frequency - Remarks  

* Jetsmart Chile - Santiago (SCL) - Montevideo (MVD) - 01Jan24 - A320, A321neo - 6x/weekly -Remarks: Seasonal Summer increase in frequency from 4x/weekly 

* LATAM Brasil - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - Rio de Janeiro Galeao (GIG) - 01Jan24 - A320-200, A320neo - 1x/daily - Remarks: Seasonal Summer increase in frequency from 5x/weekly 

* LATAM Chile - Santiago (SCL) - Montevideo (MVD) - 02Jan24 - A320-200 - 2x/daily - Remarks: Seasonal Summer increase of frequency from 10x/weekly 

* LATAM Peru - Lima (LIM) - Mendoza (MDZ) - 03Jan24 - A319, A320-200 - 5x/weekly - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 4x/weekly

* Sky Airline - Lima (LIM) - Montevideo (MVD) - Florianopolis (FLN) - 03Jan24 - A320neo - 3x/weekly - Remarks: Route operated under international "Fifth-Freedom" rights, whereby an airline may carry revenue passengers and cargo between two other countries as part of a route that includes an airport within its own home country.  So Sky can fly revenue passengers and cargo between Montevideo and Florianopolis and v.v. as part of their route orginating/terminating in Santiago.

* Sky Airline - Santiago (SCL) - Montevideo (MVD) - Salvador de Bahia (SSA) - 02Jan24 - A320neo - 3x/weekly - Remarks: Route operated under international "Fifth-Freedom" rights, whereby an airline may carry revenue passengers and cargo between two other countries as part of a route that includes an airport within its own home country.  So Sky can fly revenue passengers and cargo between Montevideo and Salvador de Bahia and v.v. as part of their route orginating/terminating in Santiago.

Monday, January 15, 2024

ROUTE UPDATES: December 2023 - Part 1 - Aerolineas Argentinas, American, Azul, Flybondi, Gol

Route Updates - December 2023 - Part 1

The following airlines / flights are confirmed to have started or re-started service on the indicated routes on the listed dates.  Many of the services are the resumption of flights that existed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Increases / decreases in flight frequency are usually not verified by your editor.

Airline - Route Eff Date - Aircraft Type - Flight Frequency - Remarks  

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Bariloche (BRC) - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - 18Dec23 - A330-200 - frequency ? - Remarks: Flying EZE-BRC-AEP-IGR-EZE on 18Dec23

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Bariloche (BRC) - El Calafate (FTE) - 17Dec23 - 737-800 - 1x/daily -Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service that started in October increasing in frequency from 3x/weekly.  Service will end in April 2024. 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - Merlo (RLO) - 21Dec23 - 737-700 - 2x/weekly - Remarks: Upgrading from E-190 with 96 seats to 737-700 with 128 seats, possibly only seasonally for the summer

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - Cancun (CUN) - 18Dec23 - A330-200 - 5x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service increase in frequency from 4x/weekly

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - Puerto Iguazu (IGR) - 18Dec23 - A330-200 - frequency ? - Remarks: Some frequencies operated with wide-bodies, presumably on Seasonal Summer basis  

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - Punta Cana (PUJ) - 21Dec23 - A330-200 - 4x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer increase in frequency from 3x/weekly 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - Salvador de Bahia (SSA) - 18Dec23 - A330-200 - 5x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service replacing AEP-SSA flights until 31Mar24, after which AEP-SSA flights will resume with 737 Series aircraft

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Cordoba (COR) - Mar del Plata (MDQ) - 23Dec23 - E-190, 737-800 - 5x/weekly - Remarks:  Seasonal Summer increase in frequency from 3x/weekly 

* Aerolineas Argentinas - Mendoza (MDZ) - Santiago (SCL) - 21Dec23 - E-190 - 2x/weekly - Remarks:  Seasonal Summer increase in frequency from 1x/weekly 

* American Airlines - New York Kennedy (JFK) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 05Dec23 - 777-200ER - 10x/weekly - Remarks: Increased frequency from 1x/daily for summer high season until 13Feb24 when will return to daily service.  Possibly intended to discourage Delta on this route which the latter carrier started on 28Oct23 for the first time since 2009

* American Airlines - Miami (MIA) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 21Dec23 - 777-200ER, 777-300ER, 787-8 - 3x/daily - Remarks: Increased frequency from 17x/weekly for summer high season until 29Mar24

* American Airlines - Miami (MIA) - Montevideo (MVD) - 21Dec23 - 787-8 - 1x/daily -Remarks: Increase in frequency from 3x/weekly is temporary until 07Jan24 when it will revert to 3x/weekly until 29Mar24 when seasonal summer service will end altogether

* Azul Linhas Aereas - Florianopolis (FLN) - Montevideo (MVD) - 15Dec23 - E-195-E2 - 3x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service 

* Azul Linhas Aereas - Porto Alegre (POA) - Punta del Este (PDP) - 17Dec23 - A320neo -  2x/weekly - Remarks: Restart of service suspended on 26Oct23

* Azul Linhas Aereas - Recife (REC) - Montevideo (MVD) - 17Dec23 - A320neo -  3x/weekly -Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service increase in frequency from 2x/weekly

* Flybondi - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - Florianopolis (FLN) - xxDec23 - 737-800 - 1x/daily - Remarks:  Seasonal Summer increase in frequency until March 2024 

* Flybondi - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - Florianopolis (FLN) - xxDec23 - 737-800 - 1x/daily -Remarks: Seasonal Summer increase in frequency going to 2x/daily during January, reverting to 1x/daily in February until March 2024 

* Flybondi - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - Rio de Janeiro Galeao (GIG) - xxDec23 - 737-800 - 3x/daily - Remarks: Seasonal Summer increase in frequency from 2x/daily.  Going to 4x/daily during January, reverting to 3x/daily in February until end of season in March 2024 when will go to off season frequency of 2x/daily

* Gol Linhas Aereas - Belo Horizonte (CNF) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 16Dec23 - 737 Series - 1x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service until 17Feb24 

* Gol Linhas Aereas - Fortaleza (FOR) - Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP) - 16Dec23 - 737 MAX 8 - 1x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service until 17Feb24 

* Gol Linhas Aereas - Rio de Janeiro Galeao (GIG) - Montevideo (MVD) - 16Dec23 - 737-800, 737 MAX 8 - 4x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service until end of Jan24

ROUTE UPDATES: December 2023 - Part 2 - LATAM Brasil, LATAM Chile, LATAM Peru, Paranair, Qatar Airways, Sky Airline

Route Updates - December 2023 - Part 2

The following airlines / flights are confirmed to have started or re-started service on the indicated routes on the listed dates.  Many of the services are the resumption of flights that existed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Increases / decreases in flight frequency are usually not verified by your editor.

Airline - Route Eff Date - Aircraft Type - Flight Frequency - Remarks  

* LATAM Brasil - Sao Paulo Guarulhos (GRU) - Montevideo (MVD) - 01Dec23 - A320-200, A321 - 17x/weekly - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 2x/daily

* LATAM Chile - Santiago (SCL) - Montevideo (MVD) - xxDec23 - A320-200 - 12x/weekly - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 9x/weekly with another increase to 14x/weekly in January, reverting to 12x/weekly in February

* LATAM Peru - Lima (LIM) - Cordoba (COR) - 01Dec23 - A319, A320-200 - 1x/daily - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 5x/weekly 

* LATAM Peru - Lima (LIM) - Montevideo (MVD) - 01Dec23 - A320-200 - 1x/daily - Remarks: Increasing frequency from 5x/weekly 

* LATAM Peru - Lima (LIM) - Salta (SLA) - 01Dec23 - A319 - 3x/weekly - Remarks: Restart of service after almost four years (since before the pandemic)

 * Paranair - Asuncion (ASU) - Punta del Este (PDP) - 25Dec23 - CRJ-200 - 3x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service.  Daily flights between 25-30Dec23 followed by 3x/weekly until 11Feb24

* Qatar Airways - Doha (DOH) - Sao Paulo Guarulhos (GRU) - Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) - 08Dec23 - 777-300ER - 1x/daily - Remarks: Post pandemic restart of route 

* Sky Airline - Santiago (SCL) - Bariloche (BRC) - 02Dec23 - A320neo - 3x/weekly - Remarks: Seasonal Summer Service until mid-April