Argentine’s Flybondi doubles fleet size, aims to expand further

©Flybondi staff welcome the tenth B737-800 aircraft

Having announced its 2X expansion plan in 2021, Argentinian low-cost carrier Flybondi has taken delivery of its tenth Boeing 737-800 NG with a capacity of 189 passengers, thus doubling its fleet size, with a further two deliveries planned before year end. The carrier also plans to lease five further 737-800s during 2023.

During 2022 Flybondi has taken on 500 new staff and created over 13,500 indirect jobs throughout Argentina. Increasing its schedule to all its local and international destinations, the carrier has also added four new domestic destinations to its schedule: Ushuaia, Puerto Madryn, El Calafate and Comodoro Rivadavia in the southern part of the country.

Currently Flybondi flies to 15 provinces and 17 domestic destinations:  Buenos Aires, Bariloche, Corrientes, Córdoba, Jujuy, Mendoza, Neuquén, Posadas, Iguazú, Salta, Santiago del Estero, Trelew, Tucumán, Puerto Madryn, Ushuaia, El Calafate and Comodoro Rivadavia. It also flies to two international destinations in Brazil: Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.

Flybondi is the first ultra-low-cost airline in Argentina, established in 2016 and commencing operations on January 26, 2018. It was the first airline to offer low-cost fares in Argentina.

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