Throwback Thursday
An Aerovias DC-3. (Photo: [CC BY-SA 3.0 ( or CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons)

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Aerovias Brasil

In August 1942, Brazilian carrier Aerovias Brasil was formed as a product of TACA Airlines', now Avianca El Salvador, mission to form one national airline per Latin American country. During the first years of its existence, the airline operated domestic passenger flights within Brazil, as well as non-regular cargo operations, to the United States from Brazil during World War 2. Eventually, in 1946, after the war ended, the airline was allowed to start scheduled passenger flights to the U.S. as…