Argentinean Airports Resume Operations after Communication Failure

21 March 2011 (Last Updated March 21st, 2011 18:30)

Argentina has resumed flight services at three major airports in Buenos Aires after restoring a failed communications system at the control tower yesterday, the country's National Civil Aviation Agency has said. 300 flights were grounded at the Ezeiza International Airport, the Jorge New

Argentina has resumed flight services at three major airports in Buenos Aires after restoring a failed communications system at the control tower yesterday, the country's National Civil Aviation Agency has said.

300 flights were grounded at the Ezeiza International Airport, the Jorge Newbery International Airport and the San Fernando International Airport following the communication failure.

The agency said the problem with the system was preventing communication between airplanes and control towers, reports the Associated Press.