Aerolineas Argentinas added Madrid to its list of destinations with flights canceled as a result of the coronavirus on Thursday, March 18, 24 and 29 and their corresponding returns the following day.
The flag carrier, which had already suspended several flights to Rome and the American cities of Miami and Orlando in recent days, also decided this Thursday to cancel the flights to New York scheduled for March 25 and on 5, 13 and April 27 and its corresponding returns the next day.
Likewise, to the already canceled flights to Rome, it added another three to the Italian capital today and added suspensions of more flights to Miami and Orlando.
“The cancellations are part of a dynamic adaptation of the operation by the company due to the increasing number of cancellation or change requests in the reservations already issued,” the airline said in a statement.
On the other hand, the airline has established a new service channel through WhatsApp to serve only passengers with reservations to or from China, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Israel and the United States.
“In addition, the offices of Aerolineas Argentinas abroad are working to serve all Argentines who wish to modify their reservations to return to the country,” said the Argentine state airline, a country where 21 imported cases have been reported so far. ” of the illness.
On the other hand, in terms of prevention, the company ensured that it performs special cleanings of its aircraft each time the attention protocol for possible positive coronavirus cases is activated.
Likewise, all aircraft undergo a disinfection process, after each flight, which involves treatment with chemical products for aeronautical use and a wide spectrum.