The central government of Uruguay confirmed to local media that it used money from a $300 million passenger protection fund to aid stranded Pluna Lineas Aereas Uruguayas (PU) passengers after the airline was liquidated earlier this month (ATW Daily News, July 23). The fund was used to buy tickets through July 15 at TAM Airlines, LAN Airlines, GOL, regional carrier BQB Líneas Aereas and others to fly back passengers from destinations in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Paraguay. A ...

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