Montevideo, Nov 22 (EFE) .- The Minister of Transport and Public Works of Uruguay, Víctor Rossi, announced today that the airline Amaszonas Uruguay will have "regular flights" from Montevideo to Rivera (northeast) and Salto (northwest) from January.
In addition, the Uruguayan said that these new connections will give the Uruguayan portfolio "a response to a transport service local airline ", during a lunch organized by the Association of Marketing Managers of Uruguay.
These flights will be carried out by turboprop aircraft, which have a capacity for 37 passengers, ahead of Efe official sources of Amaszonas Uruguay.
Rossi also explained that the airline will also open "ten daily frequencies to Aeroparque (Metropolitan Jorge Newbery) in Buenos Aires. "
According to Amaszonas Uruguay, the ten daily flights will only be carried out on weekdays, since on weekends the number of trips.
Regarding the ships that will be used for these trips, the airline indicated that they will be a combination of turboprop aircraft and executive aircraft. jet.
During the conference, which was attended by prominent political figures from the southern country, the minister also stated that the Brazilian airline Azul is still working to set up as a national flag company.
With regard to other international connections, the politician explained that "Air China has repeatedly expressed its willingness to reach Montevideo ".
" It is a difficult process due to the characteristic of a flight of such distance. Mexico may be arriving in Carrasco, "he said.
In this sense, Rossi noted that the possibility of creating a stopover in the North American country would help connect Montevideo with Beijing. (China) and Seoul.
The minister also said that the airline Air France suspended its arrivals to the country but will continue to provide service through other companies.