Review of Aerolineas Argentinas flight Montevideo Buenos Aires in Economy

Flight AR1399
Class Economy
Seat 21A
Flight time 00:45
Take-off 29 May 14, 22:00
Arrival at 29 May 14, 22:45
AR   #114 out of 125 Airlines A minimum of 20 Flight-Reports is required in order to appear in the rankings. 24 reviews
By 2680
Published on 5th December 2014
Hi all,

Below are pictures from my flight from Montevideo to Buenos Aires Aeroparque. On my last day in Uruguay, I went on a day trip, to Punta Del Este, which is 2 hours away from Montevideo and one of the most famous beach cities in South America and many famous Latin American celebrities have properties here.

After the day tour, the tour operator was kind enough to drop me off at the airport, as the airport is around 20 KM away from Montevideo's centre.

Pix of the terminal

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Observation area on the upper level

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A look outside the terminal

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Going airside

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Airside shops

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AA to Miami

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Comfortable lounge like chairs in the airside

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Our beautiful plane- I love AR's livery

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Unfortunately the legroom was very tight and I'm not a very tall person

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Take off

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Flying right above Montevideo

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The city centre

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A nice and quick snack

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The city of La Plata- near Buenos Aires

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Descending over BA

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My blue ride :)

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Some touristic bonus pictures of Punta Del Este

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Lots of seashells

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I love how the beach sand looks like a sand dune in a desert in this picture :)

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Aerolineas Argentinas

Cabin crew8.0

Montevideo - MVD


Buenos Aires - AEP



Montevideo is very nice and cool looking but very small and with not much to do. AR was nice but the leg room was very cramped and uncomfortable. The immigration line ups in AEP were so long in a small, cramped hall with no proper air circulation.

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


  • Comment 123753 by
    jetsetpanda 2279 Comments

    Thank you for sharing this great report with fantastic images of MVD airport, considered to be one of the most beautiful ones in Latin America.

    Punta del Este reminds me of a cross between Tel Aviv and Miami in a smaller scale.

    • Comment 306267 by
      whitelight44 AUTHOR 347 Comments

      Thanks very much Jetsetpanda, you are right Punta Del Este can look like Mia and TLV. Although it's so small, it was nice but since it was the fall season, it was not crowded, I think the only busy months are the 3 summer months in this city.

      • Comment 306302 by
        whitelight44 AUTHOR 347 Comments

        Aw interesting, Thanks for letting me know. But the weather is very pleasant in fall compared to North American standards and if it was in North America with such a weather it'll be packed all year round lol :D

      • Comment 123758 by
        KévinDC TEAM GOLD 4584 Comments

        Your reports are always a feast for the eyes! Just beautiful. You'll have to tell me how you get such good aerial night pics like that. I've played around with the ISO and aperture on my Canon Rebel, but can't quite get it right. I'm still in awe of how nice the Montevideo airport is!

        • Comment 306270 by
          whitelight44 AUTHOR 347 Comments

          Thanks so much Kevin, I'm glad you liked the pictures. I have a Sony point and shoot camera WX100- but after I take pictures, I edit every single one of them in the photo edit software that is available free for download online and its called Irfan View, by playing with the image settings in that software I can make the night shots look better.

        • Comment 123760 by
          Yonatan Paz 63 Comments

          Hi, the plane is 737-700

          • Comment 123763 by
            SMilano 1266 Comments

            Thanks for sharing this beautiful report !

            Good job on this flight.
            But the legroom is extremely short !...

          • Comment 123782 by
            SKYTEAMCHC TEAM GOLD 6723 Comments

            Thanks for this Flight Report.
            Montevideo looks like a very nice airport and I like the architecture.
            I was not impressed by Aerolineas Argentinas on my short trip from AEP to IGR but your experience seems to be better. I really like the livery of Aerolinas Argentinas , it's stunning.
            For the duration of the flight the snack box is ok and I guess your crew was good.
            Great pictures and bonus from Punta del Este !

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