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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…

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…

Brazil’s ITA Starts Its Revenue Operations to Eight Cities

After months of wait and some commercial and operational mishaps along the way, this week Brazil finally started seeing its newest airline cross its skies: Itapemirim Transportes Aéreos executed its first revenue operations with plenty of eyes turned to it. The first flight - IPM001 - connected the airline's first…

Days Before Takeoff, Brazilian Start-Up ITA Cancels Flights Due To…

Just a week after similar news came to light — and a week before it is slated to begin its revenue operations — Brazilian start up airline Itapemirim Transportes Aéreos has once again cancelled and reshuffled a number of flights, generating concern among affected passengers as to whether the airline…

Brazilian Airline Startup Itapemirim Launches First Routes

After months of preparation and a relatively quick certification process, from this week Brazil will officially add a new airline in its domestic market: Itapemirim Transportes Aéreos. The company finally received the green light from the Board of Directors of the country's National Civil Aviation Agency to explore passenger services,…

Itapemirim Recieves Green Light by Brazil’s Aviation Regulator

As the vaccination effort rolls out and local airlines start to forecast a steady recovery of the market by the second half of the year, as of last Friday Brazil officially welcomed its newest airline. Itapemirim Transportes Aéreos announced it received the COA - Certificado de Operador Aéreo, or Air Operator…

Itapemirim Shows Off Its Full Livery

As the COVID-19 pandemic situation in Brazil gets more dramatic by the day, with the collapse of states' health systems and demand for flights with the country's already established airlines disappearing overnight, the country's newest airline startup, Itapemirim Transportes Aéreos, has announced its official livery. Sporting the vibrant yellow that…

Brazil’s Newest Startup Receives First Aircraft

After a year of planning, the first aircraft of the newest Brazilian airline has arrived on home soil. On the afternoon of Feb. 20, the first Airbus A320 belonging to Itapemirim Transportes Aéreos arrived in Natal on a delivery flight. The aircraft, registered PS-SPJ in honor of the new airline's…