Brazilian Aviation Authority Grants JetSMART Argentina Permission to Fly to…

Brazil's National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) authorized JetSmart Airlines SA to begin regular international operations in the country. The low-cost carrier will start its first flights between Argentina and Brazil on December 6, connecting Buenos Aires/Ezeiza (EZE) with Rio de Janeiro (GIG). The company had announced that it would return…

Azul’s First Airbus A350 Arrives in Belo Horizonte

On Wednesday (14), Azul Linhas Aéreas’ first Airbus A350-900XWB landed at Confins airport in Belo Horizonte. The aircraft arrived from France, where it had been since the end of August. The Airbus A350 will receive the Brazilian registration PR-AOY in Belo Horizonte. Subsequently, the aircraft will be transferred to Campinas,…

Azul Reports 25 Percent Revenue Increase in Q1 2022

On Monday, Azul presented its Q1 2022 report, which it showed a significant increase in revenue when compared with the same period in 2019. This comparison reflects the outstanding performance of the company, as 2019 is the last year of growth before the pandemic hit the industry. When compared with…

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…