Uruguay Lobbying For Qatar, South African Flights To Montevideo

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, tourism, uruguay

The Ministry of Transportation and Public Works is encouraging Qatar Airways and South African Airways to add service to Montevideo’s Carrasco International (MVD) from Doha and Johannesburg, respectively. Qatar currently offers direct flights to Buenos Aires (Map), while SAA serves both Buenos Aires and Sao Paulo (Map). In exchange for flights to Montevideo, Uruguay is offering both airlines pilot training …

AirEuropa Wants To Expand Service To Montevideo

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, tourism, uruguay

A modern motorcoach dubbed El Bus de la Alegria (Happiness) covered with soothing images of coastal Uruguay is winding its way through the Spanish countryside from Barcelona to Bilbao and Málaga to Madrid. Once on board, visitors can learn more about Uruguay tourism destinations and sample gourmet fare direct from el campo uruguayo. Air Europa, the Spanish carrier that initiated Madrid …

MIA-MVD: American Airlines To Expand Miami to Montevideo Service

Patrick Archer tourism, uruguay, us companies

North American travelers flying to the Southern Cone will have another daily non-stop option beginning next week. American Airlines is responding to the growing demand for flights between the United States and Uruguay by expanding daily service between Miami and Montevideo to seven days a week. Daily Miami to Montevideo non-stops officially begin as a winter promotion on June 14. …

Flights To South America From US, Europe Increasingly Affordable

Patrick Archer competitiveness, lifestyle, tourism

An annual report from American Express predicts flights to South America from the US and Europe will be cheaper in the coming months. While the report focuses primarily on business travel, international flights to cities like Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo and Montevideo are forecast to be more affordable in both business and economy class. At the same time, flights within Latin …