Argentina bans all commercial flights until September in response to coronavirus pandemic

It has prompted industry groups including the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association, which lobbies on behalf of Latin American and Caribbean airlines, to warn of the “imminent and substantial risks” of such a move.“We understand the complex situation that the government is faced with and that its number one priority is to guarantee the health and safety of the population. However, we see it as our responsibility to express the industry’s deep concern regarding this resolution, especially since no consultation took place,” the association said in a statement.Therefore, we reiterate our call for a timely dialogue with the relevant authorities in order to ensure the survival of the sector, in support of the country’s overall socio-economic wellbeing,” it added.

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