From: Erico Oller Westerberg <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: Appelberg Publications Date: 21 Oct 96 02:29:18 References: 1 2
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Karl Swartz wrote: > >Long time ago (1975?) Aerolineas Argentinas advertised it was pioneering > >passanger flights over the South Pole. Maybe it is wrong, but I recall > >there were flights from Buenos Aires to Tokyo. I can't remember if these > >flights had a stop at Auckland, NZ. > EZE-NRT non-stop is 9883nm, well beyond the range of any airliner in > service today, much less twenty years ago. Even going via AKL, they > would have to go pretty far out of their way to cross the South Pole -- > neither the non-stop nor the one-stop route even cross over Antarctica > much less the pole. Now I am very courious. Let us say it was not a flight over hte South Pole but definitively over Antarctica. I remember a very heavy advertising. Does anyone remember if Aerol=EDneas Argentinas was flying regularly a route over Antarctica?