Korean Air, the flag carrier of South Korea, has announced a new codeshare agreement with Aerolíneas Argentinas on the Seoul-New York-Buenos Aires and Seoul-São Paulo-Buenos Aires routes. The new codeshare on the route via New York will commence on March 25th 2015 and the route via São Paulo will take effect after April upon obtaining regulatory approval, offering greater convenience and choice to passengers.
Aerolineas Argentinas, the national airline of Argentina, has announced the appointment of Flight Directors as its new General Sales Agent for United Kingdom & Ireland, with the objective of strengthening its presence and increasing its market share in this important offline market. Established for more than 28 years, Flight Directors is the leading airline general sales agency, specialising in the UK market.
Within the framework of the Business Plan for 2010-2014 and given the need to increase and modernize our fleet of narrow body planes today an agreement to incorporate 10 planes belonging to ILFC Boeing 737-700 NG was finalized.
Aerolineas Argentinas has begun proceedings to join the SkyTeam aviation alliance, with the airline set to become its first South American member. Following re-nationalisation in 2008 the airline is seeking to rebuild its international credibility under the guidance of the national government.