Mercedes Puppo [Guest Author]
With more than a decade in the business aviation industry, Mercedes Puppo is an expert in ground support services and operations within Argentina. A licensed flight dispatcher, Mercedes, who is based in Buenos Aires, is fluent in Spanish, English and French.
She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
This guest author’s views are entirely her own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc.
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Buenos Aires is Argentina’s big cosmopolitan capital and the second largest metropolitan area in South America. This is a key business and cultural hub and a frequent destination for General Aviation (GA) traffic…
Argentina is generally a safe and secure region with adequate General Aviation (GA) infrastructure and services available. Prior to any operation to Argentina, however, it’s always best to confirm hotel and local transport options well in advance of travel, as well as be aware of […]
Argentina has a number of unique procedures and requirements in terms of filing and revising flight plans. The most practical way for business aircraft operators to deal with flight plan filing/revisions when operating to Argentina is with the assistance […]
Argentina is a hospitable and straightforward operating environment for General Aviation (GA). It is important, however, to communicate with your 3rd-party provider and/or local ground handler to confirm any applicable permit, Prior Permission Required (PPR) […]
Additional consideration and planning are required when setting up aviation fuel uplifts for Argentina. It’s important to double-check advance notification and documentation requirements for fuel uplifts in order to avoid delays day of operation […]
While Argentina is a fairly straightforward and flexible destination from the Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine (CIQ) clearance perspective, there are particular visa, reciprocity, and onboard personal effects regulations that must be considered before […]
For business aircraft operators traveling to Argentina, your considerations for making ground handling arrangements can vary greatly depending on destination. In general, it’s important to allow a little extra lead time for ground handling requests and to ensure that all […]
For business aircraft operators traveling to and within Argentina, it is important to understand airport considerations and their potential impact on your operation. For example, you may need to know when it is necessary to have a Spanish speaker onboard to communicate to Air Traffic Control (ATC) […]
The International Olympic Committee meets 4-10 September for Olympic elections in Buenos Aires. During this period, business aviation traffic to Buenos Aires will be heavier than normal. Operators should expect aircraft parking and operating restrictions as well as sold out accommodations at preferred hotels…