In January, Aerolíneas Argentinas reached the highest punctuality record for such month in the last 10 years, with 88% of its flight departing on time. Additionally, the completion factor (actual flights vs. flight scheduled) was 99.27%, which is the third best figure in the Company’s history. The number of passengers carried was of 1,144,291, with a load factor that increased by 5% with respect to January 2019. “We have a strong operational team that devotes large effort and works very hard for flights to depart on time. We have very high safety standards and we aim at providing the best service to our passengers,” explained Pablo Ceriani, President of Aerolíneas Argentinas.
The most popular destinations were Córdoba, Ushuaia, Bariloche, El Calafate, Salta, Mendoza, Iguazú, Mar del Plata, Río de Janeiro and Neuquén. “These figures reveal a good summer season, with an important tourist movement in the main destinations within the country, as well as a good number of foreign tourist coming to our country, which is what we should aim at to set economy in motion,” added Pablo Ceriani, President of Aerolíneas Argentinas. It is worth noting that, in the case of Río de Janeiro, the Company decided to operate some of its 43 weekly frequencies with Airbus 330 aircraft (with a 243 seating capacity), thus increasing the number of seats offered between both cities and boosting regional connectivity. Along the same lines, starting June 29, the Company has decided to add 3 new frequencies to Madrid in order to encourage receptive tourism. Aerolíneas Argentinas serves 37 destinations within Argentina and 21 international destinations in Europe, the United States and Latin America, being the main air carrier in the Argentine Republic.