Aerolineas Argentinas expects to carry 20% more passengers this winter season

Aerolineas Argentinas is seeing a significant uptick in passengers for this winter season in the Southern Hemisphere.

During the past weekend it was expected that 40,000 customers flew each day.

For both days, the airline operated 700 flights to and from 56 destinations. 

According to projections, during this winter season, the company estimates it will transport up to 20% more passengers than the same period last year.

The average load factor for the entire network during the next 15 days will reach a peak of 88% and will be around 80% by the end of the winter season.

The load factors on the 10 most popular domestic routes are expected to be:

Buenos Aires –Mendoza (99%)

Buenos Aires – Bariloche (96%) 

Buenos Aires – San Rafael (98%)

Buenos Aires – Trelew (97%)

Iguazú – Rosario (97%)

Buenos Aires – Tucumán (96%) 

Buenos Aires – San Martín de los Andes (96%)

Mar del Plata – Córdoba (95%)

Bahía Blanca – Ushuaia (94%)

Buenos Aires – Esquel (94%)

The load factors on the following popular international routes are expected to be: 

Buenos Aires – Rome (100%) 

Buenos Aires – Cancún (100%)

Córdoba – San Salvador de Bahía (99%)

Buenos Aires – Puerto Seguro (99%)

Buenos Aires – Río de Janeiro (98%)

Buenos Aires – Madrid (97%)

Buenos Aires – Santiago de Chile (97%)

Buenos Aires – San Pablo (96%)

Buenos Aires – Punta Cana (96%)

Buenos Aires – Lima (96%).

Aerolineas Argentinas, during July and August, will offer 1,800,000 seats for the winter season. This exceeds the schedule for last year by 10%.

Aerolineas Argentinas, transported during June, 2019, 1,005,248 passengers, which represents an increase of 17% on domestic flights and 16% on international flights.

Martin Ortiz reporting from Argentina.