Flybondi received its 14th aircraft yesterday and was thus consolidated as the second airline in the country, behind Aerolíneas Argentinas and ahead of JetSmart, its competitor in the low cost segment, in capacity and fleet.
According to the latest report, corresponding to August, published by the National Civil Aviation Administration (ANAC), Flybondi has a 21% share of the national market, with an increase of 5 points compared to the same month of 2022. It has a 5% share international market. And it transported 322,000 passengers, 123,000 more than a year ago.
The aircraft that was incorporated yesterday is a Boeing 737-800 NG, with capacity for 189 people. He reported that after completing the administrative and certification processes, it will begin its commercial operation in the coming days with the registration LV-KJE.
With this addition, Flybondi today has a fleet of 14 Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft with 189 single-class seats. Yesterday he also reported that he aims to finish this month adding his 15th aircraft.
It currently flies to 17 domestic destinations: Buenos Aires, Bariloche, Corrientes, Córdoba, Jujuy, Mendoza, Neuquén, Posadas, Iguazú, Salta, Santiago del Estero, Trelew, Tucumán, Puerto Madryn, Ushuaia, El Calafate and Comodoro Rivadavia. And it covers three international destinations in Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Florianópolis.
In 2023 it completed 5 years of operation, transporting more than 8,500,000 passengers, of which 20% flew for the first time in their lives.
“Today we are the low cost airline that transports the most people in Argentina, the second largest airline in the country and one of the airlines that has grown the most in Latin America in the last two years,” commented Mauricio Sana, CEO of Flybondi.
In the domestic market, Aerolíneas Argentinas has 61% of the passengers transported, while JetSmart has a 15% share; Flybondi reached 21%; Andes has 2.1% and American Jet has 0.2%.