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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilian airlines carried over 103 million passengers on domestic and international flights last year, according to the Brazilian National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC). This volume represents an increase of...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s fourth largest airline company, Avianca, announced it is cancelling most of its international routes as of March 31st, affecting approximately 40,000 passengers. With debts totaling almost R$500 million...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s President, Michel Temer, lifted on Thursday restrictions to foreign capital participation in Brazilian airline companies. With the measure, the limit of 20 percent of foreign capital in national...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Azul is the only Brazilian airline company to win an award at this year's World Airline Awards by Skytrax. The company won in the category of best low-cost airline...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Despite the economic slump faced by Brazil in 2014, domestic air transportation demand in Brazil grew by 5.7 percent last year, according to ABEAR (Brazilian Association of Airline Companies). According...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With nearly twenty million passengers expected to pass through Brazil’s main airports in a little less than a month, a joint effort by airport authorities and airline carriers at the...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Despite the increased air transportation traffic in the twelve cities hosting the World Cup games, airline companies expect the number of passengers transported during the month-long event to retreat anywhere from...

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