Buquebus Francisco Wins World LNG Fuels’ Black Diamond Award

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The new LNG-powered Buquebus Francisco, has only been in service for a few months, but it already has a trophy to display in its massive Duty Free Shop alongside the Tannat and Toblerones. The new US$150 million Catamaran just received the Black Diamond Award at the 2014 World LNG Fuels Conference in Houston, the industry’s premier event promoting natural gas …

Buquebus Adding Daily Flights from Buenos Aires to Montevideo

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As if currency controls and credit card surcharges weren’t enough challenges, the service interruption and eventual bankruptcy of Pluna Airlines earlier this summer left a significant void in the short-haul market for air travel between Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. Now the company best known for its ferry service is filling the void with daily flights between BA and Montevideo. BQB …

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

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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. …