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Argentina’s LADE returns to Patagonia

The Argentine Ministry of Defense has confirmed that Lneas Areas del Estado (LADE) has resumed its passenger transport flights. The frequency will initially be on Mondays and Fridays from Comodoro Rivadavia to Ro Gallegos, Ro Grande and Ushuaia. Depending on the demand generated and the current restrictions, other destinations and higher frequencies are included.

LADE is the only state-run aviation development agency offering the transportation of passengers, cargo and mail with the aim of promoting the country’s economic and social development. On September 4th, as the 80th anniversary of the development line was celebrated, the Defense Minister assured that the post-pandemic role of LADE will be fundamental and strategic.

I have always felt a deep appreciation for the military and civilian personnel who work at LADE. If you get the chance to take a flight, you can see how dedicated and dedicated the company’s employees are, said Rossi of LADE’s headquarters.

LADE’s General Manager, Commodore Major Fabin Vidal Arbeletche, stressed the importance of the flight LADE is operating today, stating that the Air Force’s historic commitment to maintain a permanent link between Patagonia and the rest of the world remains. of the country.

And he added: Very soon and according to the planned plans, we will add the flight connection of Tierra del Fuego Island with Patagonia and increase the flight frequencies. Connections that are of transcendental importance for the inhabitants of the south of our country. For many years, LADE managed to operate on up to 35 destinations in central and southern Argentina, but due to the lack of a longer investment of time and an integrating vision, activities in 2017 and 18 were reduced to two flights, one weekly and one bi-weekly Flight with only two stops.

LADE was the only Argentine airline to operate regular flights between Puerto Argentino in the Malvinas Islands and Comodoro Rivadavia in the province of Chubut between 1972 and 1982, which made it possible to break the isolation of the archipelago but were interrupted by the South Atlantic conflict.

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