Argentina invests in Argentinas and Austral

Argentina (Buenos Aires) is investing in new aircraft for both Aerolineas Argentinas (Buenos Aires) and Austral Lineas Aereas (Buenos Aires). Besides the previously announced Boeing 737-700s for Aerolineas Argentinas, AR will also receive three additional Airbus A340-300s and seven new A330-200s. Austral will receive 20 Embraer ERJ 190s to replace the existing McDonnell Douglas DC-9-81/82/83s. Both carriers were nationalized in December 2008.

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