UK and Argentina agree deal to double number of commercial flights to Falkland Islands

A landmark agreement between the UK and Argentina will see the number of commercial flights to the Falkland Islands double.

The nations have agreed to the creation of a new flight linking the Falklands with South America, taking the total number of air links to and from the continent to two.  

The move represents a significant step in the continued thawing of relations between Argentina and the UK.

The new weekly flight will depart from Sao Paulo in Brazil and will stopover in Cordoba in Argentina once a month in each direction.

The new link, which will be provided by Latam Airlines, is the result of more than two years of negotiations between the UK and Argentinian governments.

The announcement…

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