Corporación América Airports S.A. (NYSE: CAAP) (“CAAP” or the “Company”) the largest private sector airport concession operator in the world by number of airports, announced today that its subsidiary Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 added a new route operated by American Airlines that will connect Buenos Aires with Los Angeles. Operating from Ezeiza Airport, American Airlines will introduce a service from its West Coast hub at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Buenos Aires, Argentina (EZE). With a frequency of three times a week, American is the first and only airline to offer non-stop service between these two cities. Tickets will be available for sale starting in April and flights will begin in December 2018. This new flight will be served with a Boeing Dreamliner 787-9, that can accommodate 290 passengers. American Airlines already operates direct flights to Miami, Dallas and New York from Ezeiza Airport.
"We are proud to announce this new route, in which we have been working for several months, together with American Airlines, the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Tourism and the Organismo Regulador del Sistema Nacional de Aeropuertos" said Martín Eurnekian, CEO of Corporación América Airports and Chairman of Aeropuertos Argentina 2000. [Sigue el quote “As part of our business strategy, we focus on adding new routes to meet our passengers’ demand (agregar algo como que estamos enfocados en satisfacer las necesidades de nuestros pasajeros, y como consecuencia constantemente buscamos nuevas rutas que satisfagan la demanda)]
This follows two other recently inaugurated routes, Buenos Aires - London, operated by leading European low-cost carrier Norwegian Air, with four weekly flights, launched on February 15, 2018 and Buenos Aires- Addis Abeba, Ethiopia (connecting through Sao Paulo) operated by Ethiopian Airlines inaugurated on March 8th.