RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While commercial travel had its safety challenged by the pandemic, business aviation attracts consumers and gains presence in the Brazilian skies.
As soon as it hit Brazil, the novel coronavirus pandemic led to a reduction of over 90% in flight availability. Since the economy reopened in mid-June 2020, this figure has been gradually recovering.
But the various restrictions on commercial aviation continue to drive away part of the public, particularly those with greater purchasing power. In this market gap, another segment has gained prominence: business aviation.
According to figures from startup Flapper, an on-demand . . .