LATAM Records April’s Operation, Launches New Routes

Recently, the LATAM Airlines Group released its projection for passenger operations for April, which was up 70 percent for April, compared to the same month in 2019. The airline's projection is measured in available seat kilometers (ASK). In a press release, LATAM Airlines Group stated its flight and cargo operations…

Virgin Atlantic Signs Codeshare With LATAM

Transatlantic flights are certainly always in season and are considered the backbone business for long-haul airlines, as passengers are always looking for a quick, direct flight or a connecting flight to their favorite destination. Thus, several airlines have consistently made the effort to increase their transatlantic flight operations. The United…

Brazilian Carrier GOL Signs Letter of Intent for 250 eVTOL…

Low-cost airline GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., one of Brazil’s leading carriers based in Rio de Janeiro, announced that they have signed a non-binding letter of intent with Avolon for purchase and/or lease of 250 electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOL).  Avolon is the world's third-largest leasing business specializing…

Azul, Emirates Announce Codeshare Partnership

As airlines in Brazil prepare for a post-Covid-19 environment in long-haul international travel, Azul Brazilian Airlines, the country's third-largest airline by domestic passenger traffic pre-pandemic and the second largest in July, has announced the signing of a codeshare agreement with Emirates, the Dubai-based carrier. With sales started on Aug. 18…

Aeroméxico Launches Routes to Europe, South America

Mexican flag carrier Aeroméxico continues to gain ground in long-range flights from different hubs in Mexico amid signs of recovery as it looks to capitalize by inaugurating new international routes. In a press release, Aeroméxico announced its new route between the Monterrey, Mexico and Madrid, which will begin on Dec.…

Itapemirim Delays Wage Payments a Month Into Operations

A month after starting its operations, Brazil's newest airline startup, Itapemirim Transportes Aéreos, has delayed wage payments to its employees, according to a report by O Estado de São Paulo newspaper, based on internal sources. The periodical says that wage payments have been delayed "by two to five days," while other…

Itapemirim Increases Network, Starts Operations in Five Cities

Surfing on Brazil's continued roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine and in the consequent returning confidence for air travel, Itapemirim Transportes Aéreos, also known by its shortened name/acronym ITA, the country's newest airline startup, has started operations to five new cities. The company's new destinations are four state capitals in…

LATAM Brasil Outlines Growth Plans

As Brazil is through its worst phase of the COVID-19 pandemic and the vaccination campaign ramps up, airlines that operate domestically are starting to feel the effect of increased demand. This time, contrary to the shattered hopes and brief rebound of later 2020 (or, as it is called in Brazil,…

LATAM Resumes Flights from São Paulo to Paris, Bogotá

After another wave of flight restrictions to most countries regarding passengers arriving from Brazil, international flights from the South American country finally start to be rolled out again as the worst of the nation's second wave of Covid-19 has passed. Regarding this, LATAM Brasil has announced it is restarting flights…