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 …

Pluna Airlines Posts Record Sales, Passenger Growth & Revenue

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, tourism, uruguay

Uruguay’s national airline, Pluna, had nothing but positive news to share on yesterday’s earnings call from Montevideo. For the first six months of the year, the company posted record revenue, ticket sales and passenger growth. From January through June, Pluna ticket sales topped US$75 million, a 90% increase over 2010, while the number of tickets sold jumped 53% over the same …