After months of lobbying, discussions and even open verbal fights in the media, Azul finally announced the opening of sales for their operations in the Rio/Santos Dumont-São Paulo/Congonhas “Ponte Aérea” sector, Brazil’s most desired route.
As the fight for slots at Congonhas Airport near Sao Paolu develops, there is one airline in this history which called the most attention: Passaredo Linhas Aéreas. The small carrier, which currently operates six ATR
While Avianca Brasil’s slots may have been auctioned last week, the discussion may not yet come to an end. As legal uncertainty looms over the validity of this auction, the slot sale could be reverted.
Bolivia has historically been one of the least developed aviation markets in South America. Having a low population density concentrated in a few major cities combined general poverty, it has previously been difficult to establish
American Airlines has announced the signing of a codeshare agreement with Hong Kong-based Cathay Dragon, a Oneworld alliance partner. The agreement adds four new destinations to American’s network while increasing existing service to three other
The low-cost wave in South America is starting to take the first steps into international operations as Argentina’s first low-cost airline, Flybondi, announced it will start flights between Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro. The
Avianca Brasil’s story appears to be approaching its end. Last Friday Brasil’s National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) suspended the airline’s concession of regular air transport operations, which included passenger and cargo flights. According to the
After AirlineGeeks joined Azul Brazilian Airlines on its inaugural Airbus A330neo flight from Sao Paulo to Recife and back, it was time to test out another next-generation Airbus aircraft in the airline’s fleet, the Airbus
Azul Brazilian Airlines’ first international flights were announced in April 2014, only six years into its operation. Fueling the international expansion were seven secondhand Airbus A330-200s, a type still used today, and an order for
The commercial aviation market in Brazil has had an intense first quarter this year. As the new government takes office, the markets are waiting anxiously for the promised economic reforms, reflecting in more investments and