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Aerolíneas Argentinas
Light blue and gray letters with a stylized light blue condor at the top
Founded 14 May 1949 (1949-05-14) (72 years ago)
Commenced operations 7 December 1950 (1950-12-07)
Hubs Aeroparque Jorge Newbery
Secondary hubs Ministro Pistarini International Airport
Focus cities
  • Ingeniero Ambrosio L.V. Taravella International Airport
  • Rosario Islas Malvinas International Airport
Frequent-flyer program Aerolíneas Plus
Alliance SkyTeam
Subsidiaries
  • Aerohandling
  • Aerolíneas Argentinas Cargo
  • Austral Líneas Aéreas
  • JetPaq S.A.
  • Optar S.A.
Fleet size 56
Destinations 58
Company slogan Alta en el cielo
(English: Up high in the sky)
Parent company Argentine Government (100%)
Headquarters Aeroparque Jorge Newbery, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Key people
  • Mario Dell'Acqua (President)
  • Diego Garcia (CCO)
Revenue Increase US$ 1.98 billion (FY 2017)
Net income US$ –231.46 million (FY 2017)
Total assets Increase US$ 1.69 billion (FY 2017) (incl. all subsidiaries)
Employees 10,657

Aerolineas Argentinas is the largest airline of Argentina. It began in 1950.

320ap - Aerolineas Argentinas MD-81; LV-WPY@AEP;23.09.2004 (4733718317)
An Aerolineas Argentinas airplane about to land at Buenos Aires.

Fleet

The average age of the Aerolíneas Argentinas fleet is 6.7 years (Airlines 6.6 and Austral 6.8, in September 2018)

Current Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Ordered Seats Note
C Y Total
Airbus A330-200 10 24 243 267
246 270
248 272
Airbus A340-300 2 30 255 285 Evaluating change by B787 or A350
Boeing 737-700 8 12 125 137
8 120 128 They will be removed as they reach the 737 MAX 8. LV-BZA with livery of SkyTeam
Boeing 737-800 31 8 162 170
Boeing 737 MAX 8 5 6 8 162 170
Embraer 190 26 LV–FPS with livery SkyTeam. All operated by Austral líneas Aéreas. Evaluating B737-800 o A320
Total 82 6

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