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Two Amaszonas Paraguay CRJ-200 sitting on the ramp in Asunción back in 2018. (Photo: João Machado)

Bolivia Will Reopen Its Airspace in September

Following a meeting of the cabinet, the interim Government of Bolivia announced on August 27 at that the country will reopen its airspace in September, among other measures to relax the quarantine that has been in force in the country for five months. The country will go into next month as "a post-confinement and community surveillance phase" in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, stated Acting Minister of the Presidency, Yerko Núñez. “This phase maintains some quarantine restrictions but softens…

BoA Trip Report Part 3: La Paz to São Paulo…

This is the final article in a three-part series. Click here for part one and here for part two. I had a very enjoyable morning at El Alto International Airport in La Paz, Bolivia. The airline knew I was there to write about the flights, so as soon as I…

BoA Trip Report Part 1: São Paulo to Madrid with…

For a number of reasons, the Bolivian aviation market is a very peculiar one. While most of the South American countries are dominated by huge airlines or airline groups, the local scene has none of it. And there's an important factor in this equation: Boliviana de Aviación. Known simply as…

Amaszonas Seeks to Grow in Bolivia, Expand in Regional Market

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 a recurring domestic customer base. This has begun to change, with extreme poverty in the…