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Have you heard the story about the man who showed up to the airport and was told that his luggage was over the weight allowance and he had to pay a fee? To avoid paying the fee he decided to put on more than 60 shirts and nine pairs of jeans. Needless to say, he […]

Boeing passenger plane from the Aerolineas Argentinas fleet.

Whether you plan on sipping wine in Mendoza and Salta, snapping photos of glaciers and granite spires as you backpack across the Fitz Roy Range, or dancing the tango in Buenos Aeries, you can get to Argentina on one of the world’s safest airlines. Aerolineas Argentinas just announced that SKYTRAX named them one of the […]

Chile’s Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano continues to disrupt travel in South America, although activity has lessened  in recent days.

Travel in Argentina and Uruguay has been the most severely impacted, with airport closures yesterday in Buenos Aires and Montevideo.

While many towns in Chile have been doused with ash, air travel has been less affected.  But as the ash cloud spreads over the Pacific, travel between Australia and South American is the latest casualty.  Qantas in particular has chosen not to operate under the current conditions.

If you are scheduled to fly to Buenos Aires or Montevideo within the next week, please keep in close contact with your Exito agent or the airline.  While the situation seems to be improving, there may still be flight cancellations or delays.

More than 90 flights have been canceled at Miami International Airport Thursday after a massive overnight fuel tank fire.  The fire has created a major disruption for American Airlines, the airport’s biggest carrier, and stranded or delayed thousands of passengers. Firefighters worked through the night to extinguish the fire, which started late Wednesday night and […]

Everyone dreams of it – that perfect ticket, with ideal flight times, great connections, and of course, a bargain price tag.  How to best go about making reality come at least close? There are lots of theories out there about when to buy, in order to get a great price.  Unfortunately, most of them are […]