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LATAM Closes Second Quarter with $2.3 Billion in Liquidity

This Monday, the LATAM Airlines Group reported that it foresees better operational prospects for the next six months, despite the profound impact of the pandemic in Latin America so far this year. In a press release, the group stated that it plans to reach a capacity greater than 50% of its pre-pandemic operations, measured in available seat kilometers, by the end of the third quarter of 2021, which would represent the highest level within the LATAM Airlines Group operation since…

Air Canada Looking Toward Slow, Steady Recovery

More than a year into the Covid-19 pandemic, many airlines have returned to operating bolstered schedules with flights filled with passengers once again. Airports have been busy and airlines have ramped up flight schedules and opened up recruitment drives as air travel returns to a new, yet familiar normal. The…

Alaska’s Second Quarterly Report Show Smaller Losses, Increased Revenue

Alaska Airlines recently held an earnings call and announced its second quarterly reports for 2021, citing a net income of $397 million compared to last year’s net loss of $214 million at the peak of the COVID-19 ordeal. Additionally, the airline posted a net loss for this year’s second quarter…

Volaris Announces Incorporation of Eight A320neo Aircraft In 2021

Volaris, the ultra-low-cost carrier that operates in Mexico, the U.S. and Central America, announced the addition of eight A320neo aircraft to its fleet in 2021, in addition to the three aircraft from its purchase order with Airbus, thus closing the year with at least 98 aircraft. Volaris has been able…

LATAM Releases 2020 Results, COVID-19 Impact Remains

LATAM Airlines Group closed 2020 with $3 billion of available liquidity - $1.7 billion in available cash added to $1.3 billion in committed DIP financing line - in a year marked by travel restrictions and the sharp contraction in demand passengers due to COVID-19. The group implemented an important cost…

Volaris Shares 2020 Results, Projects 2021 Performance

In a recent interview with the adn40 newscast, the CEO of Volaris, Enrique Beltranena, said that the Mexican ultra-low-cost airline ended the last quarter of the year operating at 95% of its capacity. “In Dec. 2020, Volaris reach out to operate at 102% compared to the same month in 2019.…

Viva Aerobus Reports Positive 4th Quarter Results, Aims for Increased…

Viva Aerobus reported its operating and financial results for the 2020’s fourth quarter and its annual 2020 results, reflecting a positive trend in the airline's efforts to increase flights to meet the needs of its growing customer base. According to the airline's press release, Viva Aerobus' leadership team attributes the…

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…

United Shares Take a Tumble Following Third Quarter Results

United shares took a tumble on Thursday, dropping more than 12 percent after the United management team failed to leave analysts satisfied with the outlook of the company. The airline reported better than expected third quarter results, but its adjusted earnings fell sharply year-over-year. A Rough Third Quarter Revenue decreased…

United Airlines Stock Drops, Despite Strong Second Quarter Results

United Airlines experienced a strong second quarter of 2017, reporting a net income, excluding special charges, of $846 million against revenues of $10 billion. Though United posted excellent financials, their shares on the New York Stock Exchange still fell 5.9% due to sluggish 3rd quarter forecasts. United’s $10 billion revenue in…