Volcanic Ash Disrupts Argentine Flights: Updated Thursday, 9 June 2011. 3pm Buenos Aires local time.
According to latest reports from LAN Airlines as of 3pm Buenos Aires local time, LAN has cancelled all domestic flights within Argentina on June 9-10 (to/from Buenos Aires Aeroparque Airport). Many of their international flights in and out of Buenos Aires International Airport (Ezeieza) have also been cancelled due to the ash cloud emanating from Chile´s Puyehue Volcano.
For further information about domestic and international flight schedules in the region, please check directly with your airline. LAN Airline´s latest updates may be found at lan.com and they plan to provide an operational status update at 11pm.
Tuesday, 7 June 2011. 4pm Buenos Aires / According to latest reports from Aerolineas Argentina, national airline of Argentina, many domestic flights to and from southern Argentina have been suspended or cancelled due to the ash cloud from the recent eruption of the Chilean volcano, Puyehue-Cordon Caulle. The volcano first erupted on Sunday in southern Chile, approx 900km south of Santiago and 100km west of Bariloche, Argentina.
As of 4pm, according to officials at Aerolineas Argentinas, “…the weather / ash situation is improving…and we expect most flights from Buenos Aires to southern Argentina to be operating normally as of 9 June…however, flights to Bariloche, San Martin de los Andes and Esquel will be operating as of the 12th of June.
For further information about domestic and international flight schedules in the region, please check directly with your airline.