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Itapemirim's first aircraft, an Airbus A320 registered PS-SPJ. (Photo: Itapemirim Transportes Aéreos)

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 benefits such as meal tickets and daily allowances had delays stretching up to three months, though the values were settled a day before the publication of the report. The worries…

Two Weeks Before Takeoff, Brazilian Start-Up ITA Cancels Several Flights

Two weeks before the start of its regularly scheduled operations, Brazil's newest airline — Itapemirim Transportes Aéreos, or ITA — has cancelled dozens of flights, drastically reducing its initial schedule. Although the exact numbers of the reduction are still not clear, the start-up did not announce the changes openly. Reports…

First Quarter Results Show Positive Demand Recovery for Brazil’s Major…

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 thus, accelerating demand. Most important, though, is the collapse of Avianca Brasil, which was the…