Getting to know Aerolineas Argentinas
Aerolineas Argentinas is the largest airline in Argentina and also the country’s flag carrier. It was established in 1950, making it one of the older airlines around the globe.
Following severe financial troubles, the airline was taken over by a consortium led by Spanish airline Iberia in 1990. However, the Argentinian government regained control over Aerolineas in 2008 and has been entirely state-owned since the end of 2014.
Why fly with Aerolineas Argentinas
– According to online reviews by ordinary travellers, Aerolineas Argentinas often offers more affordable ticket prices than its competitors, especially on North American routes!
– Their network within Argentina is rather extensive, making it easy to book a multi-leg journey… especially for travellers visiting the country for the first time!
Aerolineas Argentinas makes use of both the weight and the piece concept for checked baggage, depending on which route you’re flying.
Domestic – Passengers flying domestic routes are allowed to check baggage of up to 15kg when flying Economy and 30kg in Club Economy.
Regional/International – On most routes passengers are allowed to check baggage of up to 20kg when flying Economy and 30kg in Club Economy. Between Argentina and Colombia as well as other South American countries and Europe, passengers are allowed to check baggage of up to 32kg when flying Economy and 40kg when flying Club Condor.
Aerolineas Argentinas’ baggage restrictions according to the weight concept differ greatly from route to route. However, passengers can typically expect a limit of 2 pieces of 23kg each in Economy and 3 pieces of 32kg each in Club Condor. Do check the baggage specifications for your route before flying.
In the case of international and regional flights, passengers will have to check in at the airport counter. However, domestic routes do allow passengers to check in via web or mobile.
For airport check in passengers are advised to arrive at least two hours before the scheduled departure of their flight.
Web and mobile check in opens 24 hours and closes 2 hours before the scheduled departure time of your flight.