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An Air Azores A330 (Photo: Ian McMurtry)

The SATA and Azores Airlines Struggle

While the Azores may be a vacation destination to many travelers, the airline is currently dealing with its own trouble in paradise. The main international arm of the SATA Group, Azores Airlines, has struggled to pull in the crowds for sustainability and is now barely staying afloat. Azores Airlines, originally titled SATA Internacional, was formed in 1941 and has served as the island’s main transport to and between the Azores. The airline’s international arm is operated next to the regional…