Aerolíneas Argentinas is the largest and national airline of Argentina. The airline was founded in 1950 and has been state owned since 2014.
Aerolíneas Argentinas has a subsidiary company called Austral Líneas Aéreas which operates most of the airline's regional/domestic routes. Along with Austral Lineas Aereas, Aerolíneas Argentinas operates from two hubs, both located in Buenos Aires: Aeroparque Jorge Newbery and Ministro Pistarini International Airport. The airline flies to many destinations including Buenos Aires, Madrid, Santiago de Chile, Montevideo, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Iguazu, Jujuy, Mar del Plaza, Mendoza, Parana, Neuquen, Salta, Rosario, Salvador da Bahia and many others.
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Aerolineas Argentinas offer web check-in for their passengers.
For domestic flights, you can check in online from 48 hours before scheduled flight departure. This will close 55 minutes before scheduled departure time.
For passengers travelling regionally or internationally, check in opens 24 hours before flight departure time, closing 70 minutes before departure time.
There are some exceptions where checking in online is not available. Some exceptions include when flying the Punta Cana - Buenos Aires route, or children under 12 travelling alone, passengers without e-tickets for example.
Passengers who are excluded from the online check-in must check-in at the airport prior to flying. For domestic travel, passengers with checked baggage must arrive at the airport 120 minutes before scheduled flight departure, and 90 minutes before departure for passengers without baggage.
For passengers flying internationally, Aerolineas Argentinas ask passengers with checked luggage to arrive at the airport at least 180 minutes before scheduled departure time, or 120 minutes before flying for passengers without baggage.
Passengers are entitled to a bring a carry-on piece of luggage, provided that the seat fare includes it. The maximum measures are 55 x 35 x 25 cm (height, length and width) , including pockets, wheels and handle. Passengers are also permitted one personal item, such as a laptop bag, handbag, wallet, or baby bag. The maximum dimensions of a personal item are 40 x 30 x 15 cm (height, length and width) and the max weight is 3 kg.
All passengers flying internationally, no matter the class of ticket, are allowed 1 piece of hand luggage, weighing a maximum of 10kg.
Passengers flying domestically within Argentina, on an economy class ticket, are permitted one piece of hand luggage, weighing a maximum of 8kg.
Passengers flying domestically within Argentina, on an Club Economy/Club Condor ticket, are allowed one piece of hand luggage, weighing a maximum of 10kg.
Please note that those travelling on a Promo fare ticket are only entitled to one personal item, such as a small backpack, handbag, or wallet.
The three dimensions of all hold luggage should not exceed 158cm (sum of height, length and width), otherwise excess fees will apply.
Extra Allowance: Gold, Platinum, Diamond, Elite and Elite Plus SkyTeam Airlines Plus members can enjoy 1 extra piece of hold luggage, equal to the amount of kilos enabled by the ticket class.
|Departure Location||Promo||Base||Plus||Flex||Premium Economy|
|Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia, Chile, Brazil, Peru||Extra charge||Extra charge||1 piece of 23 kg||2 pieces of 23 kg each||2 pieces of 23 kg each|
|Colombia||Extra charge||Extra charge||1 piece of 20 kg||2 pieces of 20 kg each||2 pieces of 20 kg each|
|Departure Location||Promo||Base||Plus||Flex||Premium Economy|
|Dominican Republic||Extra charge||Extra charge||1 piece of 20 kg||2 pieces of 20 kg each||3 pieces of 20 kg each|
|Departure Location||Promo||Base||Plus||Flex||Promo Business||Business|
|Mexico||Extra charge||Extra charge||1 piece of 23 kg||2 pieces of 23 kg each||3 pieces of 23 kg each||3 pieces of 23 kg each|
|USES||Extra charge||1 piece of 23 kg each||2 pieces of 23 kg each||2 pieces of 23 kg each||3 pieces of 23 kg each||3 pieces of 23 kg each|
|Dominican Republic||Extra charge||Extra charge||1 piece of 23 kg each||2 pieces of 23 kg each||2 pieces of 23 kg each||3 pieces of 23 kg each|
Standard Economy Class seating makes up most of the seating within the aircraft cabin. Within the Economy class there are a number of ticket fares available. The on-board experience will be very similar, but each fare upgrade offers extra benefits such as more baggage allowance. When you make your booking through Alternative Airlines, each fare option is explained, giving you the flexibility to choose the perfect fare for you. More information on fare upgrades can be found in our guide to fare families.
Passengers who book their flights through Alternative Airlines can either pre-select seats during the booking process, or by contacting our customer service team after making your booking.
Aerolíneas Argentinas' Economy class is affordable, modern and practical, with plenty of amenities to keep you comfortable for the duration of your flight.
Economy ticket fares include: Promo, Base, Plus, and Flex.
Entertainment: Passengers can enjoy the inflight entertainment, from the overhead, shared tv screen in the cabin.
On international flights, amenities such as blankets are available upon request. Food and drinks are also provided on flights where the duration allows for food service.
Seats are configured in a 2-4-2 arrangement, allowing each seat 34 inches of legroom and 17.7 inches between armrests. Seats also have a recline function of 19 degrees.
Premium Economy on Aerolineas flights is branded Club Economy. The name is dependent on the aircraft type, as wide body jets, used for international flights, will have Club Condor (Business Class) and Economy Class seating. The narrow body jets will have Club Economy (Premium Economy) and Economy Class seats.
In this class, you will find yourself with more luxuries than the Economy Class. Premium passengers can enjoy priority check-in, priority boarding and additional baggage allowances. Passengers will also enjoy an in-flight dining experience complete with a premium service.
Premium passengers can enjoy a larger seat pitch with more legroom and the ability to have a fully-flat seat.
Business Class is known as Club Condor in Aerolineas Argentinas flights, and provides certain luxuries for your flight duration. As part of this service, passengers also receive priority boarding for the plane. Business Class is available on international flights
Entertainment: In business, passengers get their own personal in-flight entertainment system which has a wide selection of movies, music and TV shows.
Amenities such as comfortable pillows and blankets are provided for passengers to get a great rest and sleep. In addition, an amenity kit providing toothpaste, socks, comb and hand cream is supplied, allowing you to arrive at your destination feeling pampered and refreshed. Food is also provided on your flight, with the meal and time depending on your flight duration and destination.
Seats in Club Condor have a 2-2-2 configuration. Seats have a wide recline, about 160 degrees in the back, with a adjustable and rising footrest. The seats also include USB and power ports for charging your personal devices.
Aerolineas Argentinas operates a lounge, Salón Cóndor, which is located in Terminal C of Ministro Pistarini International Airport - also known as Ezeiza International Airport. Condor passengers departing from Ezeiza Airport can access the lounge before flying.
Aerolineas do not currently offer a first class in their flight cabins. Upgrade to a more relaxing and enjoyable flight with Business Class, the details of which can be found above.
Aerolineas Argentinas offers WiFi on certain routes, aircraft depending. Prices are provided in-flight.
Onboard meals are included in the ticket price.
Regional/Domestic: Please note that the only special meal available on regional and domestic flights is the gluten-free option. Passengers are welcome to bring their own snack on-board.
International: The following special meals can be ordered for your Aerolineas Argentinas flight up to 36 hours prior to scheduled departure. In most cases, special meals can only be pre-ordered on long haul flights.
Special meals can be ordered at the time of making your booking. When booking your ticket through Alternative Airlines, you will see the option to select your ‘Meal Preference’ during the flight booking process. If you would like to order a special meal after making your booking, you can contact our customer service team, who will make a request on your behalf.
Special meal options:
|Fruit Platter||Low Cholesterol||Low Fat Meal||Bland Meal|
|Low-Calorie Meal||Soft Meal||Low Sodium Meal||Moslem Meal|
|Hindu Meal||Kosher Meal||Lacto-vegetarian Meal||Baby Meal|
|Diabetic Meal||Gluten Free||Children Meal||Asian Vegetarian Meal|
|No Dairy Meal||Vegetarian Non-Dairy|
The following destinations includes those served by the carrier's subsidiary, Austral Líneas Aéreas, as their operations are fully integrated into the Aerolíneas Argentinas' ones. Accurate as of 2019.
|Bahía Blanca||Comandante Espora Airport|
|Buenos Aires||Aeroparque Jorge Newbery||Hub|
|Buenos Aires||Ministro Pistarini International Airport||Hub|
|Comodoro Rivadavia||General Enrique Mosconi International Airport|
|Córdoba||Ingeniero Ambrosio L.V. Taravella International Airport||Focus City|
|Corrientes||Doctor Fernando Piragine Niveyro International Airport|
|Catamarca||Coronel Felipe Varela International Airport|
|El Calafate||Comandante Armando Tola International Airport|
|Formosa||Formosa International Airport|
|Iguazú||Cataratas del Iguazú International Airport|
|Jujuy||Gobernador Horacio Guzmán International Airport|
|La Rioja||Capitán Vicente Almandos Almonacid Airport|
|Malargüe||Comodoro D. Ricardo Salomón Airport||Seasonal|
|Mar del Plata||Ástor Piazzolla International Airport|
|Mendoza||Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport|
|Neuquén||Presidente Perón International Airport|
|Paraná||General Justo José de Urquiza Airport|
|Posadas||Libertador General José de San Martín Airport|
|Resistencia||Resistencia International AirportIRPORT|
|Río Gallegos||Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport|
|Río Grande||Hermes Quijada International Airport|
|Río Hondo||Las Termas Airport|
|Rosario||Islas Malvinas International Airport|
|Salta||Martín Miguel de Güemes International Airport|
|San Carlos de Bariloche||San Carlos de Bariloche Airport|
|San Juan||Domingo Faustino Sarmiento Airport|
|San Luis||Brigadier Mayor César Raúl Ojeda Airport|
|San Martín de los Andes||Aviador Carlos Campos Airport|
|San Miguel de Tucumán||Teniente General Benjamín Matienzo International Airport|
|San Rafael||San Rafael Airport|
|Santa Fe||Sauce Viejo Airport|
|Santa Rosa||Santa Rosa Airport|
|Santiago del Estero||Vicecomodoro Ángel de la Paz Aragonés Airport|
|Trelew||Almirante Marcos A. Zar Airport|
|Ushuaia||Malvinas Argentinas International Airport|
|Viedma||Gobernador Edgardo Castello Airport|
|Bolivia||Santa Cruz de la Sierra||Viru Viru International Airport|
|Brazil||Belo Horizonte||Tancredo Neves International Airport|
|Brazil||Curitiba||Afonso Pena International Airport|
|Brazil||Porto Alegre||Salgado Filho International Airport|
|Brazil||Río de Janeiro||Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport|
|Brazil||Salvador||Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport|
|Brazil||São Paulo||São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport|
|Chile||Santiago||Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport|
|Colombia||Bogotá||El Dorado International Airport|
|Dominican Republic||Punta Cana||Punta Cana International Airport|
|Italy||Rome||Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport|
|Mexico||Cancún||Cancún International Airport|
|Paraguay||Asunción||Silvio Pettirossi International Airport|
|Peru||Lima||Jorge Chávez International Airport|
|Spain||Madrid||Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport|
|United States||Miami||Miami International Airport|
|United States||New York City||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|United States||Orlando*||Orlando International Airport|
|Uruguay||Montevideo||Carrasco International Airport|
|Uruguay||Punta del Este||Capitán de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport|
|Venezuela||Caracas||Simón Bolívar International Airport|
*Flights to Orlando International Airport resume 9th December 2019
Buenos Aires London
Santiago de Chile Buenos Aires
Montevideo Buenos Aires
The airline's fleet consists of Airbus A330-200, Airbus A340-300, Boeing 737-700 and Boeing 737-800.
|AIRCRAFT TYPE||NUMBER IN SERVICE||ECONOMY SEATS||PREMIUM SEATS*||NOTES|
|Airbus A340-300||2||248||32||To be retired by end of 2019|
|Boeing 737 MAX 8||5 (+8 ordered)||162||8||/|
*Club Condor/Condor Economy
Aerolíneas Argentinas operates a frequent flyer program called Aerolineas Plus to reward its regular travellers. During the flight booking process it is easy to select Aerolineas Plus as your chosen frequent flyer program, then simply add in your personal membership number to build your points. More information on collecting frequent flyer points can be found here.
The airline begin the process of joining SkyTeam in 2010, and became the first South American and the second Latin American carrier to join the alliance. SkyTeam Alliance is a leading global airline network, with 20 member airlines including AeroMexico, Air Europa, China Southern, Delta, Garuda Indonesia and others.
Under a codeshare agreement, a ticket might be owned and issued by one airline, but the actual flight will be operated by another (codeshare partner) airline. Aerolíneas Argentinas has codeshare agreements with the following airlines:
|Aeroflot||Aeroméxico||Air Europa||Air France|
|Air New Zealand||Alitalia||Delta Air Lines||EI AI|
|Ethiad Airways||Gol Transportes Aéreos||KLM||Korean Air|
Jorge Newbery Airport serves Buenos Aires, Argentina and is the hub airport for Aerolineas Argentinas. Other airlines which fly to and from Jorge Newbery Airport include Gol Transportes Aereos, LAN Airlines, Macair Jet, SOl Lineas Aereas and TAM Airlines.
Special service requests might include mobility assistance, requesting an extra seat or requesting permission to fly with special service animals or medical equipment. Whatever your need, Alternative Airlines can help with your Aerolineas Argentinas flight booking. Requests for special services can be made at the time of booking, by completing the special request form - we then pass this information on to the airline. Or, you can contact our customer service team.
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