Argentinian airlines a new, unprecedented route will begin operating between Montevideo and Mar del Plata during the next summer with two weekly frequencies, announced the flag company of the neighboring country.
This route, never before operated by the company, will run between January 3 and March 3 of next year with flights on Wednesdays and Saturdays departing from Uruguayan capital at 11:00 and 10:20, respectively, and returning from the spa town Buenos Aires at 6:10 p.m. and 5:20 p.m., respectively.
The announcement, which was made at the corporate building of Argentinian airlineswas attended by Minister of Tourism and Sports ArgentinianMatías Lammens; the executive director of Anses and candidate for mayor of Mar del Plata, María Fernanda Raverta; the president of Argentinian airlines, Pablo Cerianiand the director of Tourism and Culture of the company, Ariel Ciano.
“The homework of Argentinian airlines It is key to the strong growth of incoming tourism, which has been breaking records for five months. This new flight will continue to promote the arrival of Uruguayans and in this case directly to one of the great tourist attractions that our country has, which is the wonderful city of Mar del Plata. Inbound tourism is work and the arrival of foreign currency, together with Airlines we continue to promote it,” Lammens highlighted.
Meanwhile, Raverta highlighted the “commitment to encourage and enhance tourism and the development of all local economies, in this case that of Mar del Plata“. “With these flights we are enhancing the receptive profile of Mar del Plata and giving it international connectivity,” Ceriani said in turn.
A good streak for international flights
Last week the Brazilian airline Azul announced a new route that will connect the capital of the Uruguay with the city of the neighboring country, Curitiba, one of the main capitals of the country, and that will begin to operate starting October 31.
According to the company statement, the takeoffs “will take place at noon from the capital of the state of Paraná, all Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday“, while the returns “are scheduled for the same days, starting from Uruguay at 3:10 p.m.
In this sense, the commercial manager of Uruguay Airports, Matías Carlucciopointed out that “opening a new destination like Curitiba is great news for the Carrasco Airport and for our country. It is one more example of Azul’s commitment to Uruguayand a sign that the work that we do throughout the year between the public and private sectors to enhance national connectivity bears fruit.”