Founded in 2016 and launched in 2019, JetSMART Argentina is low-cost Argentinan airline offering domestic flights within Argentina. The airline is owned by low-cost carrier specialist Indigo Partners and is the company's second South American low-cost carrier, with its first being JetSMART. JetSMART Argentina flies to over 12 destinations within Argentina, with its hub airport at Ingeniero Aeronáutico Ambrosio L.V. Taravella International Airport, Cordoba.
The airline was originally founded under the name Alas del Sur, but was rebranded and renamed as JetSMART Argentina in 2018, as its owners felt as if the airline could benefit from the brand recognition from its Chilean sister airline, JetSMART. In November of 2018, Argentinian authorities approved JetsMART Argentina's application to fly routes across Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, Peru and Bolivia. Although, the airline has no immediate plans to launch international routes.
JetSMART Argentina received its first aircraft — an Airbus A320-200 — in December of 2018 and shortly thereafter, secured its Air Operator's Certificate, which gave the final permissions it needed to begin operating services. JetSMART Argentina launched flights in early 2019.
JetSMART Argentina operates 4 Airbus A320-200 aircraft. The airline has long-term plans to bring in up to 17 aircraft to its fleet.
Please note that the following information is a guide, and will be confirmed during the booking process:
JetSMART Argentina allows passengers to bring one piece of free carry-on baggage per passenger. This baggage must weigh no more than 8kg and must fit within the dimensions of 45cm x 35cm x 25 cm.
JetSMART doesn't give a free checked baggage allowance. However, it can be purchased via the JetSMART website. No one piece of baggage can exceed 23kg in weight and it must fit within the dimensions of 158cm overall.
Passenger can check-in online for their flight via the JetSMART Argentina online check-in page. Online check-in is available from 72 hours up unti 40 minutes before scheduled flight departure time.
Airport check-in for JetSMART Argentina flights can be completed by visiting one of the JetSMART Argentina check-in agents at the check-in desk at the airport. JetSMART Argentina airport check-in opens 120 minutes before flight departure time and closes 40 minutes before on all domestic flights.
JetSMART Argentina flies to the following destinations within Argentina:
|Buenos Aires||Buenos Aires-Aeroparque||AEP|
|Buenos Aires||El Palomar Airport||EPA|
|Córdoba||Ingeniero Aeronáutico Ambrosio L.V. Taravella International Airport||COR|
|Mendoza||Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport||MDZ|
|Neuquén||Presidente Perón International Airport||NQN|
|Puerto Iguazú||Cataratas del Iguazú International Airport||IGR|
|Rosario||Rosario – Islas Malvinas International Airport||ROS|
|Salta||Martín Miguel de Güemes International Airport||SLA|
|San Carlos de Bariloche||San Carlos de Bariloche Airport||BRC|
|Tucumán||Teniente General Benjamín Matienzo International Airport||TUC|
|Ushuaia||Ushuaia – Malvinas Argentinas International Airport||USH|
|Santiago||Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport||SCL|
Buenos Aires El Palomar is a small commercial and military airport in El Palomar, Argentina. The airport acts as the operating base for JetSMART Argentina. Flybondi is the only other commercial carrier to provide scheduled services from the airport.
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4th December 2019
Norwegian has sold its subsidiary, Norwegian Air Argentina (NAA), to JetSMART Airlines, which will take control with immediate effect.
JetSMART will continue to operate NAA’s current scheduled flights from Buenos Aires, with the Norwegian brand expected to be phased out in the domestic Argentinian network over the next few months.
Three Boeing 737 aircraft currently operated by NAA will be replaced by JetSMART’s own Airbus A320 aircraft.
JetSMART has commented that it has a long-term commitment to Argentina, with a vision of becoming the leading ultra low-cost airline in South America.
24th December 2018
JetSMART Argentina has been granted its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) from the Argentine civil aviation authority and will be able to start selling tickets for flights next month as it prepares for a launch date in early 2019. The airline secured its Air Services License (ASL) earlier in July of this year, when it was branded under the name Alas del Sur. The airline is set to be based at either L.V. Taravella International Airport, Cordoba or El Palomar Airport, Buenos Aires.