This Thursday 23, the first scheduled flight of Flybondi’s new Boeing 737-800 took off from Aeroparque Jorge Newbery in Buenos Aires. The plane had been parked in Ezeiza since September 14, when it arrived from Lake Charles.
He is registered under the name LV-KAY and is 15.2 years old. The Boeing 737 was owned by Air India Express and Air Transat, with registrations VT-AXG and C-GTQG respectively. As a result of COVID-19, he had been grounded in the desert since March 2020.
The Flybondi fleet
The commissioning of the LV-KAY is accompanied by the entry into maintenance (Apparently) the LV-HFR, one of the first Boeing 737-800s incorporated by Flybondi. This aircraft is at Ezeiza airport, and according to the current schedule, it will resume operations on September 28.
Flybondi routes from Aeroparque
Routes without passing through Buenos Aires
Flybondi routes in September
|Buenos Aires (AEP)||Bariloche (BRC)||Boeing 737-800||13/14|
|Buenos Aires (AEP)||Cordoba (COR)||Boeing 737-800||5|
|Buenos Aires (AEP)||Corrientes (CNQ)||Boeing 737-800||6|
|Buenos Aires (AEP)||Iguazú (IGR)||Boeing 737-800||4|
|Buenos Aires (AEP)||Jujuy (JUJ)||Boeing 737-800||6|
|Buenos Aires (AEP)||Mendoza (MDZ)||Boeing 737-800||3/5|
|Buenos Aires (AEP)||Neuquén (NQN)||Boeing 737-800||3|
|Buenos Aires (AEP)||Posadas (PSS)||Boeing 737-800||5|
|Buenos Aires (AEP)||Salta (SLA)||Boeing 737-800||7|
|Buenos Aires (AEP)||Sgo. del Estero (SDE)||Boeing 737-800||3|
|Buenos Aires (AEP)||Trelew (REL)||Boeing 737-800||3|
|Buenos Aires (AEP)||Tucuman (TUC)||Boeing 737-800||5|
|Cordoba (COR)||Bariloche (BRC)||Boeing 737-800||2|
In October, Flybondi plans to resume regular operations from Cordoba to Iguazú, Neuquén and Salta.
See also: Aerolíneas Argentinas to fly between Viedma and Bariloche.
- Iguazú (IGR): October 31 – 2 weekly flights
- Neuquén (NQN): October 1 – 2 weekly flights
- Salta (SLA): October 7 – 1 weekly flight
If these routes finally start, they will join Bariloche and Buenos Aires, the current destinations of the Argentine low-cost company to and from Cordoba.
See also: Emirates resumes flights to Sao Paulo with Airbus A380s.