Domestic Airline Travel in Brazil Falls 8.2 Percent in 2016

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Since the start of the year, Brazil’s aviation industry, particularly on the domestic front, has been feeling the effects of the country’s weak economy and political turmoil. On Tuesday, June 21st, the Brazilian Association of Airlines (ABEAR) released its latest figures for the year so far showing that from January to May domestic aviation in Brazil fell by 8.2 percent compared to the same period last year.

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