Review of Austral Líneas Aéreas flight Buenos Aires Montevideo in Economy

Flight AU2374
Class Economy
Seat 21D
Aircraft Beechcraft 1900C
Flight time 00:45
Take-off 27 May 14, 08:15
Arrival at 27 May 14, 09:00
AU 17 reviews
Published on 23rd November 2014
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Buenos Aires to Santiago:

Hi all,

These are pictures from my flight from Buenos Aires to Montevideo. It's a short 45 minute long flight but a nice experience overall as the seats were very comfortable.

Buenos Aires Aeroparque is located right next to downtown BA and makes it avery convenient connection to the nearby cities instead of Ezeiza International, which is located very far.

Check in hall:

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Some cool posters on the wall

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Going upstairs towards security check- there are more shops and eateries upstairs landside rather than on the airside, which was a bit odd

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Now airside, this was the only eatery in the international airside of the terminal.

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Some plane spotting

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We were bused to our plane

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I love the Aerolineas livery

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Our plane

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Awesome comfortable seats with great leg room

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You could not use the IFE during the flight though, maybe it is used for longer flights but for us they just showed the safety video in it

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Take off- usually if you seat on the right side you get great views of downtown BA, but since the weather was a bit foggy most buildings were not visible

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Still some nice downtown views

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And Puerto Madero high rises

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City of La Plata close to BA

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A light snack was served shortly after

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Shortly after we started our descent into Montevideo- you can see the city here

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You can see the whole city here

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And the Airport

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Old terminal

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The beautiful and very futuristic terminal of Montevideo

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Walking towards immigration

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Baggage hall

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A tour of the terminal- This airport is so beautiful in its design and very clean, the only thing is that it is very small as you can see in the pix but for sure has a nice ambiance and design

Check in hall

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Roadside curb

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There is an observation area on the upper level

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Some touristic bonus pictures of Montevideo

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Hope you enjoyed this FR :)
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Austral Líneas Aéreas

Cabin crew8.0

Buenos Aires - AEP


Montevideo - MVD



Overall a very comfortable flight with Austral with great seat comfort and cabin ambiance. AEP could have more shops and restos on the airside as it was very boring airside. Montevideo airport is very clean and has a great design the only thing is that it's very small but it was great otherwise.

Information on the route Buenos Aires (AEP) Montevideo (MVD)


If you liked this review or if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to post a comment below !
  • Comment 122976 by
    Chibcha SILVER 581 Comments
    Very nice pictures, I loved how Bs As looked, Montevideo looked really charming. That first picture of the terminal in Carrasco looked like something out of a Science Fiction movie!

    Thanks for sharing, saludos!
  • Comment 123039 by
    KévinDC TEAM SILVER 6859 Comments
    Thanks for sharing another very nice and interesting report! I really love E190s, they're the most comfortable planes in Y in my opinion. Pretty cool to have seatback PTVs on a short flight on an E190! Amazing aerial shots or Buenos Aires and Montevideo, really very beautiful! I had no idea Montevideo had such a nice and modern airport--looks awesome. Great bonus pictures of Montevideo, it seems a little more rustic than Buenos Aires, but has an old world charm. Thanks for taking us on this trip of discovery!
  • Comment 373129 by
    Pilpintu TEAM 1003 Comments
    Tell you what????
    This report helped me decide between Buenos Aires and Montevideo.
    Now I have a ticket to fly to Montevideo next July!!!
    I can't wait!!

    Thanks! :)
    • Comment 373304 by
      whitelight44 AUTHOR 346 Comments
      That's great but Buenos Aires is so much bigger and has so much more to see, If I had to choose between the 2 to visit I'd choose Buenos Aires for sure. But both cities are great and very close to each other.
      • Comment 373307 by
        Pilpintu TEAM 1003 Comments
        LOL. May be next time!! XDDD

        Can you believe that this is going to be the THIRD time I see Buenos Aires from the air??? The first time I was on my way from Santiago to Madrid. The second time I was on my way from Santiago to Florianópolis!! Now I will land there for some minutes at AEP, at least!!

        I have nothing against Buenos Aires. It's just that it's so large that I will have to leave a whole month to enjoy the visit. :)
  • Comment 373303 by
    whitelight44 AUTHOR 346 Comments
    That's great but in my opinion you should see both cities, but Buenos Aires has so much more to do than Montevideo and is a lovely city and you should not miss it. If I were to chose between one of them to visit, I'd choose BA :)
  • Comment 449227 by
    Pilpintu TEAM 1003 Comments
    Hi again!

    I came across your report again and thought I'd let you know that I eventually went to Montevideo, as I told you I was planning to do. You might have seen my reports here. Well, it was fantastic! I'm coming back next September because I made friends there, and I still have to visit some places.

    Your pictures bring many nice memories now that I am familiar with all those places, so I enjoyed reading yor report twice as much this time!

    Thanks again for sharing!

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