The chairman of Aerolineas Argentinas, Mariano Recalde, today met the first group of students from schools of the Buenos Aires province who made "My First Flight", a program that Aerolíneas and the National Ministry of Education perform jointly.
The school contingent belonging to the School No. 25 of San Miguel city had departed yesterday to Rosario, from where returned this morning with flight AR 2705 to the Jorge Newbery metropolitan airport.
The program allows children to travel by plane for the first time and also to work on educational curriculum content, while touring places of historical and cultural interest in the cities they visit.
When meeting the students, Recalde said "The kids are going to take all the work done into the classroom, and we are very proud to offer this opportunity for students of secondary schools can make these trips."
In this first stage, the students travel to the cities of Córdoba, Rosario and Mendoza in groups of 10 and accompanied by two coordinators belonging to public schools of the Buenos Aires province. The program will soon be extended to schools of the city of Buenos Aires.
Thorough "My First Flight" Aerolineas Argentinas transports groups of students in domestic flights that have vacant seats, and the Ministry provides the overnight stay in hotel and educational tours in the visited destinations.
Buenos Aires, May 5, 2015