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Argentina is a federal republic in southern South America, bordered on the north by Bolivia and Paraguay, on the east by Brazil, Uruguay, and the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Atlantic Ocean and Chile, and on the west by Chile. The country occupies most of the southern portion of the continent of South America and is somewhat triangular in shape, with the base in the north and the apex at Punta Dungeness, the south-eastern extremity of the continental mainland. The length of Argentina in a northern to southern direction is about 3330 km (about 2070 mi); its extreme width is about 1384 km (about 860 mi). The country includes the Tierra del Fuego territory, which comprises the eastern half of the Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego and a number of adjacent islands to the east, including Isla de los Estados. The area of Argentina is 2,780,400 sq km (1,073,518 sq mi); it is the second largest South American country, Brazil ranking first in area. Argentina, however, claims a total of 2,808,602 sq km (1,084,120 sq mi), including the Falkland Islands, or Islas Malvinas, and other sparsely settled southern Atlantic islands, as well as part of Antarctica. The Argentine coastline measures about 5000 km (about 3100 mi) in length. The capital and largest city is Buenos Aires
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March 17, 2017Flybondi intend to launch operations in Sep [update]
February 20, 2017TAPSA Aviación is still operating [status change]
February 20, 2017Silver Sky Airlines was founded in 2006 and dissolved again in 2008 without operating a single revenue earning flight [status change]

Airline

Operating DatesStatus

ACTA (Aerolineas Carreras Transportes Aereos)   

1959 - 1970Inactive

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AER (Aerotransportes Entre Rios)  updated

1962 - 1981Inactive

^ Comments : AER (Aerotransportes Entre Rios) was founded in 1962. Domestic and international non-scheduled freight flights. Ceased operations in 1981

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Aero Andes  updated

1997* - 2000*Renamed

^ Comments : Aero Andes was founded in 1997. Regional and domestic passenger airline operating Let 410 aircraft in 1999. AERO ANDES was either renamed/merged into ORION

^ Genealogy : Aero Andes >Orion - Pilmayquén

Aero Express   

1995 - 1995Inactive

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Aero Gaucho   

1997 - 1998Inactive

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Aero Regional   

2005 - 2005Inactive

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Aero Servicios Errecaborde   

1963* - 1964Status?

^ Comments : Aero Servicios Errecaborde undertook taxi and freight flights, aerial advertising and crop-dusting

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Aero VIP  updated

1999 - 2010Inactive

^ Comments : Aero VIP was established on 15Mar1999 and started operations on 23Jun1999 as a scheduled and charter, regional and domestic passenger carrier. Scheduled and charter, regional and domestic passenger carrier. Operated as LAPA VIP and ARG EXPRESS until sold back to it's original owner

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Aerocassa   

2001* - 2001*Status?

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AeroChaco  updated

2008 - 2013Inactive

^ Comments : AeroChaco was founded & started operations in 2008 . Finally ceased operating in May2013. Scheduled passenger services out of Resistencia

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AeroChaco (Lineas Aereas Chaquenas)   

1957 - 1985Renamed

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^ Genealogy : AeroChaco (Lineas Aereas Chaquenas) >>AFAR (Aerolinea Federal Argentina Resistencia)

Aerolineas Argentinas  updated

1950 - dateActive

^ Comments : Aerolineas Argentinas was formed on 14May1949 by the unification of Zonda, Aeroposta Argentina SA ALFA (Avacion del Litoral Fluvial Argentino) and FAMA (Flota Aerea Mercante Argentina) which connected the Argentine Republic from the early 1930s. Commenced operations on 07Dec1950. Regular services of Aerolineas Argentinas between Buenos Aires and Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia), with stops in Cordoba and Salta, was inaugurated on 27Jan1953. Flag carrier of Argentina and is an international and regional passenger and cargo airline

^ Genealogy : Zonda + Aeroposta Argentina + ALFA + FAMA =>Aerolineas Argentinas

Aerolineas Dominguo Erregaborda   

1965* - 1967Inactive

^ Comments : Aerolineas Dominguo Erregaborda was founded in 1965

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Aerolineas Executive Jet   

2003 - 2003*Status?

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Aerolineas INI (Ini Airlines)   

1960 - 1963Inactive

^ Comments : Aerolineas INI (Ini Airlines) was founded in 1958

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Aerolineas Pampeanas   

1997* - 1998Inactive

^ Comments : Aerolineas Pampeanas was founded in 1997

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Aeromisiones   

1964* - 1967*Status?

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Aeronaves Dodero  updated

1945* - 1945Renamed

^ Comments : Aeronaves Dodero was renamed into Compañía Argentina de Aeronavegación Dodero S.A. [Aviación del Litoral Fluvial Argentino or A.L.F.A. was a joint venture established on 16May1946 by the Argentine government, through national decree 13 532, and the merger of Corporación Sudamericana de Servicios Aéreos S.A. (CSSA) and Company Dodero Navigation Argentina SA (CDNA)] [Aerolineas Argentinas was formed on 14May1949 by the unification of Zonda, Aeroposta Argentina SA ALFA (Avacion del Litoral Fluvial Argentino) and FAMA (Flota Aerea Mercante Argentina) which connected the Argentine Republic from the early 1930s. Commenced operations on 07Dec1950. Regular services of Aerolineas Argentinas between Buenos Aires and Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia), with stops in Cordoba and Salta, was inaugurated on 27Jan1953. Flag carrier of Argentina and is an international and regional passenger and cargo airline]

^ Genealogy : Aeronaves Dodero >CDNA + DoderoCSSA =>ALFA =>Aerolineas Argentinas

Aeropalas   

1971* - 1974Inactive

^ Comments : Aeropalas was formed in 1971

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Aeroplan   

1966* - 1967Inactive

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Aeroposta Argentina SA  updated

1929 - 1949Renamed

^ Comments : Aeroposta Argentina SA was formed in Buenos Aires on 05Sep1927& its inaugural flight on 01Nov1929, flying from an airfield at Villa Harding Green to Comodoro Rivadavia [Aerolineas Argentinas was formed on 14May1949 by the unification of Zonda, Aeroposta Argentina SA ALFA (Avacion del Litoral Fluvial Argentino) and FAMA (Flota Aerea Mercante Argentina) which connected the Argentine Republic from the early 1930s. Commenced operations on 07Dec1950. Regular services of Aerolineas Argentinas between Buenos Aires and Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia), with stops in Cordoba and Salta, was inaugurated on 27Jan1953. Flag carrier of Argentina and is an international and regional passenger and cargo airline]

^ Genealogy : Zonda + Aeroposta Argentina + ALFA + FAMA =>Aerolineas Argentinas

Aeroposta Nacional   

1931 - 1932Inactive

^ Comments : Aeroposta Argentina “rented” its assets to the national government, which renames its temporary acquisition Aeroposta Nacional on 29Sep1931

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Aerorutas   

2002* - 2002*Status?

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Aerosur   

1970* - 1970Inactive

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AeroSur Patagonia   

1994 - 1995Inactive

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Aerotaxi Rio de la Plata SRL   

1963* - 1965*Status?

^ Comments : Aerotaxi Rio de la Plata SRL was formed in 1963

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Aerovías Argentinas SA   

(1945)Began?

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Aerovias Buenos Aires   

1956* - 1968Status?

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Aerovias Halcon (Empresa Area Halcon)  updated

1963 - 1971Inactive

^ Comments : Aerovias Halcon SRL was founded in 1958 & was known until 1963 as Transportes Aereos Mirleni. It was an nonscheduled freight carrier operating domestic and international services. Operations started using C-46s

^ Genealogy : Transportes Aereos Mirleni >Aerovias Halcon

Aerovias Monnder  updated

1955 - 1957Renamed

^ Comments : Aerovias Monnder was integrated into ALA (Aerotransportes Litoral Argentino) in 1957 [Austral Líneas Aéreas was formally established in June1971 from the merger of Compañía Austral de Transportes Aéreos SACI and ALA. In practice, operations of the latter airline were absorbed by Austral, which was rebranded as Austral Líneas Aéreas S.A. after merging]

^ Genealogy : Aerovias Monnder >>ALA >>Austral Compania de Transportes Aereos >Austral Lineas Aereas

Aerovias Pancontinental   

1956* - 1956*Inactive

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AFAR (Aerolinea Federal Argentina Resistencia)   

1985 - 1990Renamed

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^ Genealogy : AeroChaco (Lineas Aereas Chaquenas) >>AFAR (Aerolinea Federal Argentina Resistencia)

Air City   

(****)Unconfirmed

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Air Executive   

(2008)Began?

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Air Executive   

(2008*)Began?

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Air Pampas (AirPampas)   

(2007)Began?

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Air Plus Argentina  updated

1999 - 2002Inactive

^ Comments : Air Plus Argentina was originally known as Flight Bus & renamed in Oct1999. Operated charter operations between Argentina and the USA starting in Nov1999

^ Genealogy : Flight Bus >Air Plus Argentina

Air Tango   

1993* - 2006*Status?

^ Comments : Air Tango was formed in 1993

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AIRG   

2002 - 2002Renamed

^ Comments : LAPA was formed in 1977 & renamed to ARG Argentina Línea Privada on 27Sep2001. In mid-2002 the name of the airline was changed to AIRG. Original name restored on 29Aug2002

^ Genealogy : LAPA (Lineas Aereas Privadas Argentinas) >ARG Argentina Línea Privada >AIRG >LAPA

Airman   

1999* - 2006*Status?

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AISAA (Aeroplane Integration de Services Aereos)   

1963 - 1965*Status?

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ALA (Aerotransportes Litoral Argentino)  updated

1957 - 1971Renamed

^ Comments : ALA (Aerotransportes Litoral Argentino) was founded in 1957. Had Aerovias Monnder merge in in 1957. ALA merged its services into Compañía Austral de Transportes Aéreos SACI in 1966 [Austral Líneas Aéreas was formally established in June1971 from the merger of Compañía Austral de Transportes Aéreos SACI and ALA. In practice, operations of the latter airline were absorbed by Austral, which was rebranded as Austral Líneas Aéreas S.A. after merging]

^ Genealogy : ALA + Austral Compania de Transportes Aereos =>Austral Lineas Aereas

Alas del Sur   

1999* - 1999*Status?

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Alas del Sur  added

2017 >Planned

^ Comments : Alas del Sur is a planned scheduled carrier basd at Córdoba Ingeniero Aeronáutico Ambrosio L.V. Taravella International (COR)

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ALFA (Avacion del Litoral Fluvial Argentino)  updated

1946 - 1949Renamed

^ Comments : Aviación del Litoral Fluvial Argentino or A.L.F.A. was a joint venture established on 16May1946 by the Argentine government, through national decree 13 532, and the merger of Corporación Sudamericana de Servicios Aéreos S.A. (CSSA) and Company Dodero Navigation Argentina SA (CDNA) [Aerolineas Argentinas was formed on 14May1949 by the unification of Zonda, Aeroposta Argentina SA ALFA (Avacion del Litoral Fluvial Argentino) and FAMA (Flota Aerea Mercante Argentina) which connected the Argentine Republic from the early 1930s. Commenced operations on 07Dec1950. Regular services of Aerolineas Argentinas between Buenos Aires and Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia), with stops in Cordoba and Salta, was inaugurated on 27Jan1953. Flag carrier of Argentina and is an international and regional passenger and cargo airline]

^ Genealogy : CSSA + CDNA =>ALFA + Zonda + Aeroposta Argentina + FAMA =>Aerolineas Argentinas

All Borders Airlines   

2005* - 2004Inactive

^ Comments : All Borders Airlines suspended operations in Dec2004

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ALTA Lineas Aereas (Airlines)  updated

1996* - 1998Inactive

^ Comments : ALTA Lineas Aereas ceased operaions in Aug1998

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American Falcon Air  updated

1998 - 2006Inactive

^ Comments : American Falcon Air was formed in 1996 & ceased operations in 2006. Buenos Aries based. Started as a charter company with leased aircraft and added scheduled international, regional and domestic services. Scheduled services dropped in 2004

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American Jet  updated

1984 - dateActive

^ Comments : American Jet was formed in 1984. Started in the “air charter” business at Buenos Aires downtown airport and later, in the 90s, it began with the operation of aircraft for corporate staff transport, especially from oil and mining companies, setting up bases in Tucuman and Neuquen

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Andes Lineas Aereas  updated

2006 - dateActive

^ Comments : Andes Líneas Aéreas was founded in 2006 & began operations on 20Jun2006. Regional scheduld passenger carrier

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Andesmar  updated

1996 - 1996Inactive

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ARG Argentina Línea Privada   

2001 - 2002Renamed

^ Comments : LAPA was formed in 1977 & renamed to ARG Argentina Línea Privada on 27Sep2001. In mid-2002 the name of the airline was changed to AIRG. Original name restored on 29Aug2002

^ Genealogy : LAPA (Lineas Aereas Privadas Argentinas) >ARG Argentina Línea Privada >AIRG >LAPA

Aries del Sur   

1998* - 1998*Renamed

^ Comments : IEGSA was formed as Aries del Sur

^ Genealogy : Aries del Sur >IEGSA

ARjet Airlines   

2010 - dateActive

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ASTRO (Aero Servicio Transportes Regionales del Oeste)   

1978* - 1979*Status?

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Austral Lineas Aereas (Cielos del Sur)  updated

1971 - dateActive

^ Comments : Austral Líneas Aéreas was formally established in June1971 from the merger of Compañía Austral de Transportes Aéreos SACI and ALA. In practice, operations of the latter airline were absorbed by Austral, which was rebranded as Austral Líneas Aéreas S.A. after merging

^ Genealogy : ALA + Austral Compania de Transportes Aereos =>Austral Lineas Aereas

Avianca Argentina (Avian Líneas Aéreas)   

2017 >Planned

^ Comments : Synergy Aerospace announced plans to launch a subsidiary in Argentina called Avian Lineas Aereas & branded Avianca Argentina. It intends to operate domestic services starting in Jan2017, having as main hubs Buenos Aires and later in Cordoba

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Baires Fly  updated

1996 - dateActive

^ Comments : Baires Fly is in Buenos Aires. It was established 30May1996 and operates passenger and cargo charter services. Its main base is Aeroparque Jorge Newbery, Buenos Aires

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Beagle Air   

2009* - 2012*Status?

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Blue Airlines   

2015* - dateActive

^ Comments : Blue Airlines is a charter carrier based at Buenos Aires Aeroparque Jorge Newbery

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Cardinal Lineas Aereas   

2001* - 2004Renamed

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^ Genealogy : Cardinal Lineas Aereas >Skyways

CATA Linea Aerea (SACIFI)  updated

1986 - 2006Inactive

^ Comments : CATA Linea Aerea was established and started operations in 1986. All flights were suspended in 2006, and bankruptcy was formally declared on 28Mar2008. Domestic scheduled passenger carrier based in Buenos Aries.

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CDNA (Company Dodero Navigation Argentina)  updated

1946* - 1946Renamed

^ Comments : Aviación del Litoral Fluvial Argentino or A.L.F.A. was a joint venture established on 16May1946 by the Argentine government, through national decree 13 532, and the merger of Corporación Sudamericana de Servicios Aéreos S.A. (CSSA) and Company Dodero Navigation Argentina SA (CDNA) [Aerolineas Argentinas was formed on 14May1949 by the unification of Zonda, Aeroposta Argentina SA ALFA (Avacion del Litoral Fluvial Argentino) and FAMA (Flota Aerea Mercante Argentina) which connected the Argentine Republic from the early 1930s. Commenced operations on 07Dec1950. Regular services of Aerolineas Argentinas between Buenos Aires and Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia), with stops in Cordoba and Salta, was inaugurated on 27Jan1953. Flag carrier of Argentina and is an international and regional passenger and cargo airline]

^ Genealogy : Aeronaves Dodero >CDNA + DoderoCSSA =>ALFA =>Aerolineas Argentinas

Charter Flight (Charter Fly)  updated

1991 - 1995Inactive

^ Comments : Buenos Aries based carrier that ceased operations in 1995

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Charter SCA   

**** - ****Status?

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CIATRA   

(****)Unconfirmed

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Compania Argentina de Aero Taxi Zothner   

1972 - 1972Inactive

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Compañía Argentina de Aeronavegación Dodero S.A.  updated

1945 - 1946Renamed

^ Comments : [Aerolineas Argentinas was formed on 14May1949 by the unification of Zonda, Aeroposta Argentina SA ALFA (Avacion del Litoral Fluvial Argentino) and FAMA (Flota Aerea Mercante Argentina) which connected the Argentine Republic from the early 1930s. Commenced operations on 07Dec1950. Regular services of Aerolineas Argentinas between Buenos Aires and Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia), with stops in Cordoba and Salta, was inaugurated on 27Jan1953. Flag carrier of Argentina and is an international and regional passenger and cargo airline]

^ Genealogy : >Aerolineas ArgentinasCompañía Argentina de Aeronavegación Dodero S.A.

Compania Argentina de Cargas Aereas Internacionales   

1950 - 1955Inactive

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Compañía Austral de Transportes Aéreos SACI  updated

1958 - 1971Renamed

^ Comments : Compañía Austral de Transportes Aéreos SACI was founded in 1957, starting scheduled services in Jan1958 [Austral Líneas Aéreas was formally established in June1971 from the merger of Compañía Austral de Transportes Aéreos SACI and ALA. In practice, operations of the latter airline were absorbed by Austral, which was rebranded as Austral Líneas Aéreas S.A. after merging]

^ Genealogy : ALA + Austral Compania de Transportes Aereos =>Austral Lineas Aereas

Companía Franco Argentina de Transportes Aéreos  updated

1920* - 1921Renamed

^ Comments : Companía Franco Argentina de Transportes Aéreos was formed by a French Aviation Mission headed by the commander Precardin and Almandos Almonacid on 23Apr1920. Companía Franco Argentina de Transportes Aéreos merged with River Plate Aviation Company to form Companía Rio Platense de Aviación opening the first Argentine regular air transport between Buenos Aires and Montevideo.

^ Genealogy : Companía Franco Argentina de Transportes Aéreos + River Plate Aviation Company =>Companía Rio Platense de Aviación

Companía Rio Platense de Aviación  updated

1921 - 1924Inactive

^ Comments : Companía Franco Argentina de Transportes Aéreos merged with River Plate Aviation Company to form Companía Rio Platense de Aviación opening the first Argentine regular air transport between Buenos Aires and Montevideo.

^ Genealogy : Companía Franco Argentina de Transportes Aéreos + River Plate Aviation Company =>Companía Rio Platense de Aviación

Cooperativa Argentina de Aeronavegantes   

1963 - 1965Inactive

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COTAMA (Mediterranea Argentina Compania Transportes Aereos Centro)   

Late 1940sStatus?

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CSSA (Corporación Sudamericana de Servicios Aéreos)  updated

1938* - 1946Renamed

^ Comments : ALFA was a joint venture established on 16May1946 by the Argentine government (CSSA + CDNA) [Aerolineas Argentinas was formed on 14May1949 by the unification of Zonda, Aeroposta Argentina SA ALFA (Avacion del Litoral Fluvial Argentino) and FAMA (Flota Aerea Mercante Argentina) which connected the Argentine Republic from the early 1930s. Commenced operations on 07Dec1950. Regular services of Aerolineas Argentinas between Buenos Aires and Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia), with stops in Cordoba and Salta, was inaugurated on 27Jan1953. Flag carrier of Argentina and is an international and regional passenger and cargo airline]

^ Genealogy : CSSA + CDNA =>ALFA =>Aerolineas Argentinas

Dinar Lineas Aereas  updated

1992 - 2002Inactive

^ Comments : Dinar Lineas Aereas was formed in 1991 & started with charter services to popular tourist destinations and expanded to scheduled services in 1994. Suspended services in 2002 due to lack of finances

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FAMA (Flota Aerea Mercante Argentina)  updated

1946 - 1949Renamed

^ Comments : ALFA was a joint venture established on 16May1946 by the Argentine government (CSSA + CDNA) [Aerolineas Argentinas was formed on 14May1949 by the unification of Zonda, Aeroposta Argentina SA ALFA (Avacion del Litoral Fluvial Argentino) and FAMA (Flota Aerea Mercante Argentina) which connected the Argentine Republic from the early 1930s. Commenced operations on 07Dec1950. Regular services of Aerolineas Argentinas between Buenos Aires and Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia), with stops in Cordoba and Salta, was inaugurated on 27Jan1953. Flag carrier of Argentina and is an international and regional passenger and cargo airline]

^ Genealogy : FAMA =>Aerolineas Argentinas

Flight Bus  updated

1999* - 1999Renamed

^ Comments : Air Plus Argentina was originally known as Flight Bus & renamed in Oct1999. Operated charter operations between Argentina and the USA starting in Nov1999

^ Genealogy : Flight Bus >Air Plus Argentina

Flybondi   

2017 >Planned

^ Comments : Flybondi is Argentina's first ULCC & will be based at Buenos Aires Aeroparque Jorge Newbery (AEP)

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Flyest   

2017 >Planned

^ Comments : Flyest is a scheduled carrier to be based at Buenos Aires Aeroparque Jorge Newbery (AEP). It intends to start early 2017

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Flying America   

2007* - dateActive

^ Comments : Flying America is a privately funded airline which specializcs in executive, freight and sanitary flights

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Hawk Air  updated

1998* - dateUnconfirmed

^ Comments : Hawk Air is a passenger charter based at Buenos Aires Aeroparque Jorge Newbery (AEP)

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Helyjet   

1999* - 1999*Status?

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IEGSA (International Enterprise Group)   

1998* - 1998*Status?

^ Comments : IEGSA was formed as Aries del Sur

^ Genealogy : Aries del Sur >IEGSA

Inter Austral   

1994* - 1996*Status?

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Kaiken Lineas Aereas  updated

1990 - 1999Inactive

^ Comments : Kaiken Lineas Aereas was founded in 1990 & was the Flag carrier for Patagonia but had it's Saab 340 aircraft reposessed in 1999 and ceased operations

^ Genealogy :  

Karu Kinka Lineas Aereas   

1985 - 1987Inactive

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LAAN (Líneas Aéreas Argentinas Noroeste)  updated

1946 - 1946Renamed

^ Comments : ALFA was a joint venture established on 16May1946 by the Argentine government (CSSA + CDNA) [Aerolineas Argentinas was formed on 14May1949 by the unification of Zonda, Aeroposta Argentina SA ALFA (Avacion del Litoral Fluvial Argentino) and FAMA (Flota Aerea Mercante Argentina) which connected the Argentine Republic from the early 1930s. Commenced operations on 07Dec1950. Regular services of Aerolineas Argentinas between Buenos Aires and Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia), with stops in Cordoba and Salta, was inaugurated on 27Jan1953. Flag carrier of Argentina and is an international and regional passenger and cargo airline]

^ Genealogy : LAAN >Zonda =>Aerolineas Argentinas

LACAS (Lineas Aereas Comerciales al Sur)   

1949* - 1952Inactive

^ Comments : LACAS (Lineas Aereas Comerciales al Sur) was founded in 1949

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LACER (Lineas Aereas del Centro de la Republica)   

1989 - 1990Inactive

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LADE (Lineas Aereas del Estado)  updated

1945 - dateActive

^ Comments : LADE was established as an arm of the Argentine Air Force in Sep1940 to undertake non-profitable routes to remote areas. It was initially known as LASO (Líneas Aéreas Suroeste) and consolidated under the present title in 1945 with another air force branch, LANE (Líneas Aéreas Noreste) and SADE (Servicios Aeropostales del Estado). These airlines are unified by Resolution 849 on 23Oct1945 under the name of LADE-State Air Lines, being under the orbit of the Aeronautical Secretariat; Origin of the Argentine Air Force

^ Genealogy : LASO + LANE + SADE =>LADE (Lineas Aereas del Estado)

LAER (Lineas Aereas Entre Rios)  updated

1980* - 2002Inactive

^ Comments : LAER (Lineas Aereas Entre Rios) was founded in 1967 as SAPER. Commuter airline operating scheduled charter services from Buenos Aries. Suspended operations in early 2002 when it's leased aircraft were repossed.

^ Genealogy : SAPER >LAER

LAFE   

(2004)Began?

^ Comments :  

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LAFSA (Lineas Aereas Federales SA)   

2003 - 2005Inactive

^ Comments : LAFSA (Lineas Aereas Federales SA) was founded in 2003 as a successor to the failed LAPA and offering scheduled services

^ Genealogy :  

LAM (Lineas Aereas Malargue)   

(2012)Began?

^ Comments :  

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LAN Argentina  updated

2005 - 2016Renamed

^ Comments : LAN Argentina was founded in 2005. Started domestic services with a single B.737-200 from Beunos Aries to Cordoba & Mandoza in Jun2005. Renamed to current when its parent company LAN Chile merged with TAM Airlines

^ Genealogy : LAN Argentina >LATAM Airlines Argentina

LANE (Linea Aérea Nordeste)  updated

1940 - 1945Renamed

^ Comments : LANE (Líneas Aéreas del Noreste) was founded in Sep1940 & started operations on 06Jan1944 [LADE was established as an arm of the Argentine Air Force in Sep1940 to undertake non-profitable routes to remote areas. It was initially known as LASO (Líneas Aéreas Suroeste) and consolidated under the present title in 1945 with another air force branch, LANE (Líneas Aéreas Noreste) and SADE (Servicios Aeropostales del Estado). These airlines are unified by Resolution 849 on 23Oct1945 under the name of LADE-State Air Lines, being under the orbit of the Aeronautical Secretariat; Origin of the Argentine Air Force]

^ Genealogy : LASO + LANE + SADE =>LADE (Lineas Aereas del Estado)

LAPA (Lineas Aereas Patagonica Argentina)   

1960 - 1965Inactive

^ Comments :  

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LAPA (Lineas Aereas Privadas Argentinas)   

1978 - 2001Renamed

^ Comments : LAPA was formed in 1976 & renamed to ARG Argentina Línea Privada on 27Sep2001. In mid-2002 changed to AIRG. Original name restored on 29Aug2002. Ceased operations on 20Apr2003

^ Genealogy : LAPA (Lineas Aereas Privadas Argentinas) >ARG Argentina Línea Privada >AIRG >LAPA

LAPA (Lineas Aereas Privadas Argentinas)   

2002 - 2003Inactive

^ Comments : LAPA was formed in 1976 & renamed to ARG Argentina Línea Privada on 27Sep2001. In mid-2002 changed to AIRG. Original name restored on 29Aug2002. Ceased operations on 20Apr2003

^ Genealogy : LAPA (Lineas Aereas Privadas Argentinas) >ARG Argentina Línea Privada >AIRG >LAPA

LAPER (Lineas Aereas Provinciales de Entre Rios)   

1969* - 1979*Status?

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LAS (Lineas Aereas Santafecinas)   

1989* - 1990*Status?

^ Comments :  

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LASO (Linea Aérea Sud Oeste)  updated

1940 - 1945Renamed

^ Comments : LASO operated its first flight from Palomar to Esquel on 04Sep1940 [LADE was established as an arm of the Argentine Air Force in Sep1940 to undertake non-profitable routes to remote areas. It was initially known as LASO (Líneas Aéreas Suroeste) and consolidated under the present title in 1945 with another air force branch, LANE (Líneas Aéreas Noreste) and SADE (Servicios Aeropostales del Estado). These airlines are unified by Resolution 849 on 23Oct1945 under the name of LADE-State Air Lines, being under the orbit of the Aeronautical Secretariat; Origin of the Argentine Air Force]

^ Genealogy : LASO + LANE + SADE =>LADE (Lineas Aereas del Estado)

LATAM Airlines Argentina  updated

2016 - dateActive

^ Comments : LAN Argentina was founded in 2005. Started domestic services with a single B.737-200 from Beunos Aries to Cordoba & Mandoza in Jun2005. Renamed to current when its parent company LAN Chile merged with TAM Airlines

^ Genealogy : LAN Argentina >LATAM Airlines Argentina

Leal Lineas Aéreas  updated

2008 - 2013Inactive

^ Comments : Leal Lineas Aéreas was based in Argentina International Airport Martin Miguel de Guemes city of Salta. It had operated the three MD.80 series aircraft on charter services on behalf of Flying América (San Fernando (SADF))

^ Genealogy :  

Linea Aerea Cuyana   

(2008)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Línea Aérea Regional   

(2005)Began?

^ Comments :  

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Lineas Aereas de Cuyo (Cuyo Airways)   

1959* - 1960*Status?

^ Comments :  

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Líneas Aéreas del Neuquén   

1972* - 1973*Renamed

^ Comments : TAN was established as Líneas Aéreas del Neuquén on 25May1972

^ Genealogy : Líneas Aéreas del Neuquén >TAN

Lineas Aereas del Sur   

2010* - dateActive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Lloyd Aereo Cordova   

1924 - 1924*Inactive

^ Comments : Lloyd Aereo Cordova was formed by group that formed LAB, the Junkers Mission set up the airline in co-operation with the Province of Cordova, to link the city of Cordova with Villa Dolres & Rio Cuarto

^ Genealogy :  

Macair Jet   

1995 - dateActive

^ Comments : Macair Jet was formed in 1995, provides services for executive business charter and domestic and international cargo

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Mercury Air Transport   

1963* - 1964*Status?

^ Comments :  

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Millenium Air  updated

(2007)Began?

^ Comments : Millenium Air was founded in 2006 but did not start operations

^ Genealogy :  

Orion - Pilmayquén   

2002* - 2003*Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Aero Andes >Orion - Pilmayquén

Pampas Air   

1996* - 1996*Renamed

^ Comments : Southern Winds was formed as Pampas Air in 1995

^ Genealogy : Pampas Air >Southern Winds

Patagonia Air (Lineas Aereas del Sur)   

1995 - 1996Inactive

^ Comments :  

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Prefectura Nacional Maritima   

1968* - 1968*Status?

^ Comments :  

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Prestigio Aereo Fletes   

1990* - 1990*Status?

^ Comments :  

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River Plate Airlines (Aerolineas Rio Platte)   

**** - ****Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

River Plate Aviation Company  updated

1920 - 1921Renamed

^ Comments : River Plate Aviation Co.began operations on 23May1920 from the aerodrome located where the Hipódromo de San Isidro is currently. Companía Franco Argentina de Transportes Aéreos merged with River Plate Aviation Company to form Companía Rio Platense de Aviación opening the first Argentine regular air transport between Buenos Aires and Montevideo.

^ Genealogy : Companía Franco Argentina de Transportes Aéreos + River Plate Aviation Company =>Companía Rio Platense de Aviación

SADE (Servicios Aeropostales del Estado)  updated

1945 - 1945Renamed

^ Comments : [LADE was established as an arm of the Argentine Air Force in Sep1940 to undertake non-profitable routes to remote areas. It was initially known as LASO (Líneas Aéreas Suroeste) and consolidated under the present title in 1945 with another air force branch, LANE (Líneas Aéreas Noreste) and SADE (Servicios Aeropostales del Estado). These airlines are unified by Resolution 849 on 23Oct1945 under the name of LADE-State Air Lines, being under the orbit of the Aeronautical Secretariat; Origin of the Argentine Air Force]

^ Genealogy : LASO + LANE + SADE =>LADE (Lineas Aereas del Estado)

Safe Flight   

(2006)Began?

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SAIC (Servicios Aereos Santa Isabel)  updated

1962 - 1978Inactive

^ Comments : SAIC (Servicios Aereos Santa Isabel) was a subsidiary company of Industrias Kaiser Argentina. Services started in 1962 using DC-3s. The company originally operated a private-company transport service, but in 1964 it was granted permission to operate as a non-scheduled passenger and freight carrier within Argentina

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SALTA (Sociedad Argentina Linea de Transporte Aereo)   

1958* - 1958*Inactive

^ Comments :  

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SANA (Sociedad Argentina de Navigacion Aerea)   

1939* - 1943Inactive

^ Comments :  

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Santiago Air Nostrum   

(2003)Began?

^ Comments :  

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SAPER  updated

1967* - 1967*Renamed

^ Comments : SAPER was formed in 1967 & renamed to LAER.

^ Genealogy : SAPER >LAER

SAPSA (Servicios Aereos Patagonicos)   

1998* - 2003Inactive

^ Comments :  

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SASA (Sudamericana de Aviacion)   

1993 - 1996Inactive

^ Comments :  

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SEAL Lineas Aereas   

1989* - 1999*Inactive

^ Comments :  

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Senma   

1998* - 1999*Status?

^ Comments :  

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Servicios Aereos Bahienses (SAB)   

1990sStatus?

^ Comments :  

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Servicios Aereos Mediterraneos   

1960* - 1960*Status?

^ Comments :  

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Servicios Aéreos Patagónicos   

2005* - 2005*Status?

^ Comments :  

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Servicios Aereos Rio Negro   

1968* - 1975*Status?

^ Comments :  

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SETA (Servicio Experimental de Transporte Aéreo)   

1934 - 1934Inactive

^ Comments :  

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Silver Sky Airlines  updated

(2008)Began?

^ Comments : Silver Sky Airlines was a failed scheduled airline project to be based in Mendoza, Argentina. It was founded in 2006 and dissolved again in 2008 without operating a single revenue earning flight

^ Genealogy :  

Skyways   

2004 - 2005Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Cardinal Lineas Aereas >Skyways

Sol Lineas Aereas   

2006 - 2016Inactive

^ Comments : Sol Lineas Aereas was formed in 2005 & started operations in Aug2006 with regional scheduled services out of Rosario. Ceased operations on 08Jan2016

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Southern Cross Airlines   

**** - ****Status?

^ Comments :  

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Southern Lakes  updated

(2001)Began?

^ Comments : Regional subsiduary of Southern Winds that intended to operate Cessna 208 Caravan aircraft on services linking the winter resort towns of Bariloche and San Martin de Los Andes. Did not start operations

^ Genealogy :  

Southern Winds  updated

1998* - 2005Inactive

^ Comments : Southern Winds was formed as Pampas Air in 1995. The last Southern Winds flight operated on 05Dec2005. Regional airline operating scheduled and charter services in Argentina and Brazil from it's base at Cordoba

^ Genealogy : Pampas Air >Southern Winds

STAF (Servicios de Transportes Aereos Fueguinos)  updated

1985* - 2009*Inactive

^ Comments : STAF (Servicios de Transportes Aereos Fueguinos) was formed as as a domestic cargo carrier in 1985 but added international services

^ Genealogy :  

Sud America Air   

(2006)Began?

^ Comments :  

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Sudamericana Air   

(2010)Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sudamericana de Aviacion   

1993* - 1996Inactive

^ Comments :  

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TABA (Transportes Aereos Buenos Aires SA)   

1956 - 1975*Inactive

^ Comments :  

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TAC (Transportes Aereo Catamarca)   

1999* - 1999*Status?

^ Comments :  

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TAC (Transportes Aereos Interamericanas)   

1948* - 1950Inactive

^ Comments :  

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TACA (Transportes Aereo Costa Atlantica)   

1960 - 1961Inactive

^ Comments :  

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TACA (Transportes Aereo Costa Atlantica)   

1998* - 1998*Status?

^ Comments :  

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TAN (Transportes Aereos Neuquen)   

1976* - 2000Inactive

^ Comments : TAN was established as Líneas Aéreas del Neuquén on 25May1972

^ Genealogy : Líneas Aéreas del Neuquén >TAN

TAPSA Aviación (Transportes Aereos Petroleros SA)  updated

1991* - dateActive

^ Comments : TAPSA Aviation (Transportes Aereos Petroleros SA) was founded in 1991 to provide support to the oil and gas industry

^ Genealogy :  

TAR (Transporte Aereo Rioplatense)  updated

1971 - 1989Inactive

^ Comments : TAR (Transporte Aereo Rioplatense) was worldwide freight carrier that was founded in 1970 & ceased operations in 1989

^ Genealogy :  

Terminal Fly   

2000 - 2000Inactive

^ Comments :  

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Trabajos Aereos y Representaciones   

1960* - 1962*Status?

^ Comments : Trabajos Aereos y Representaciones was charter helicopter operator

^ Genealogy :  

TRAFE (Trabajos y Fe Transportes Aereos)  updated

1976 - 1977Inactive

^ Comments : TRAFE was founded in 1971. Ceased operations on 30Sep1977. Based at Buenos Aires - Ministro Pistarini (Ezeiza

^ Genealogy :  

Trans Atlantica Argentina   

1960 - 1962Inactive

^ Comments : Trans Atlantica Argentina was an Argentine long-haul carrier that commenced operations in 1960 between Buenos Aires and Geneva via Rio de Janeiro

^ Genealogy :  

TRANSAER (Transportes Aereos Terrestres y Maritimo)   

1962* - 1964*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transamerican Air Transport   

1958* - 1963Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transamerican Airways (Transamerican Air Transport)   

(1980s)Began?

^ Comments :  

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Transatlantica  updated

1958* - 1958Renamed

^ Comments : Transatlantica merged into ALA (Aerotransportes Litoral Argentino) in 1958 [Austral Líneas Aéreas was formally established in June1971 from the merger of Compañía Austral de Transportes Aéreos SACI and ALA. In practice, operations of the latter airline were absorbed by Austral, which was rebranded as Austral Líneas Aéreas S.A. after merging]

^ Genealogy : Transatlantica >>ALA + Austral Compania de Transportes Aereos =>Austral Lineas Aereas

Transcarga   

1961 - 1963Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transcontinental   

1956* - 1961*Status?

^ Comments : Transcontinental was formed in Sep1956 to operate scheduled services within Argentina and to the USA with help from California Eastern

^ Genealogy :  

Transportador 2000 Aerosistemas   

2006* - 2006*Status?

^ Comments :  

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Transportes Aereos Latin America   

1970* - 1970*Status?

^ Comments :  

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Transportes Aereos Mirleni   

1958 - 1963Renamed

^ Comments : Aerovias Halcon SRL was founded in 1958 & was known until 1963 as Transportes Aereos Mirleni

^ Genealogy : Transportes Aereos Mirleni >Aerovias Halcon

Transportes Bragado   

2004* - 2006*Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TSA (Transcontinental SA)   

1956 - 1961Inactive

^ Comments :  

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Union Air Cargo   

1961* - 1965Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Zonda (Zonas Oeste y Norte de Aerolíneas Argentinas)  updated

1946 - 1949Renamed

^ Comments : ALFA was a joint venture established on 16May1946 by the Argentine government (CSSA + CDNA) [Aerolineas Argentinas was formed on 14May1949 by the unification of Zonda, Aeroposta Argentina SA ALFA (Avacion del Litoral Fluvial Argentino) and FAMA (Flota Aerea Mercante Argentina) which connected the Argentine Republic from the early 1930s. Commenced operations on 07Dec1950. Regular services of Aerolineas Argentinas between Buenos Aires and Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia), with stops in Cordoba and Salta, was inaugurated on 27Jan1953. Flag carrier of Argentina and is an international and regional passenger and cargo airline]

^ Genealogy : Zonda + Aeroposta Argentina + ALFA + FAMA =>Aerolineas Argentinas

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