Aerolíneas Argentinas to join SkyTeam

October 19: Aerolíneas Argentinas, the flag carrier of Argentina, is to join the SkyTeam airline alliance in 2012.
It will be the first South American member of SkyTeam and will open up routes in Latin America for the alliance. Aerolíneas Argentinas is implementing a number of measures through a five-year restructuring plan introduced last year to strengthen its business model including fleet renewal and rationalisation, adding key international destinations, increasing the density of the domestic and regional network and improving product quality and consistency.