Aerolineas Argentinas’ President, Mariano Recalde, announced that it expects the airline to have a “tolerable” deficit of USD10 million per month by 2011 and a breakeven situation in 2012 (telam.com.ar, 23-Oct-09). The carrier expects to take delivery of the following new aircraft in the next two years:
- 20 Embraers;
- 12 B737NGs (of which seven have already been received);
- 13 A330s and A340s.