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Montevideo Carrasco (MVD)
Uruguay B
South America B

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4 Countries served
6 Destinations served
5 Routes served




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Alas Uruguay to start operations next month

Alas Uruguay (Montevideo) will commence operations next month with charter flights to Asuncion once its first aircraft, a former Ukraine International Airlines B737-300 CX-OAA (msn 28569) dry-leased from Ireland's Aergo Group, exits the paint shop in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Once it has secured its Air Operators Certificate from the Uruguayan civil aviation authority (Dirección Nacional de Aviación Civil - DINACIA) and depending on traffic rights secured, initial destinations could include ...

Uruguay's BQB Líneas Aéreas reduces fleet to two ATR72s

BQB Líneas Aéreas (5Q, Montevideo) will further reduce its operations with reports in the Uruguayan press that it will now remove two of the four ATR72-500s in its fleet. The move is part of a drastic restructuring plan that has so far seen the airline terminate 55 staff contracts while pulling out of the Brazilian and Chilean markets.

The carrier has suffered rising losses after it was unable to deploy its now-returned fleet of A319-100s on flights to Argentina earlier this year. The ...

Uruguay's BQB Líneas Aéreas withdraws from the Chilean market

BQB Líneas Aéreas (5Q, Montevideo) has abandoned plans to establish a presence in Chile this year and will instead try again in 2015. Chile's Diario Financiero states the decision to withdraw from the market came as a result of the Uruguayan civil aviation authority's (Dirección Nacional de Aviación Civil e Infraestructura Aeronáutica - DINACIA) decision to withhold approval for the carrier's now returned A319-100. The twinjet was to have been used on Chilean and Brazilian flights.

The ...

Uruguay's BQB Líneas Aéreas pulls out of Brazil amid cutbacks

BQB Líneas Aéreas (5Q, Montevideo) has terminated its Brazilian network as part of an ongoing restructuring plan leaving only flights to Buenos Aires Aeroparque and Asuncion regionally and Punta del Este domestically. The airline had served Florianopolis, Porto Alegre, São Paulo Guarulhos, and Curitiba in Brazil.

Uruguay's El Pais newspaper says company sources have insisted that the cut backs are aimed only at downsizing the firm and are not as a result of financial difficulties.

Last ...

Uruguay's BQB Líneas Aéreas, IATA at loggerheads over unpaid debt

BQB Líneas Aéreas (5Q, Montevideo) is faced with additional operational obstacles after the International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on all travel-agencies to suspend all sales of the airline's tickets following its failure to pay its annual subscriptions to the organization.

The Uruguayan carrier claimed in a recent report that endorsements owed to other carriers as well as market demand had forced it to delay its payments to the body.

Talks between the two parties were due ...


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Aircraft TypeActiveInactiveTotalOn Order* BØ Age PCapacity P  
ATR 72-200/-500/-6003 3hiddenhiddenhidden
* Includes new or used aircraft not yet delivered for which a construction/manufacturer serial number is already known.


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