Brazil and Argentina Sign Agreement to Increase Number of Flights

One of the agreements signed between Brazil and Argentina on Thursday, December 5th, expands the number of weekly flights between the countries.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Until now, the limit was 133, with seven for cargo flights. Under the new agreement, the limit is increased to 170 per week, and the limit for cargo aircraft ends.

The new agreement does not need to be approved by Congress, because it is an amendment to an existing one from the 1940s. This meets requests from both countries' airlines.

In the case of Argentina, the pressure was due to the emergence of some low-cost airlines in the market, such as Flybondi and JetSmart. Brazil was also exerting pressure due to the demand in the . . .

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