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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 Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A court in the Brazilian state of Ceara has overturned an injunction and is now re-allowing Brazilian airlines to charge for checked baggage on domestic flights. The new regulation, announced...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian Senate approved this week a bill which would allow for 100 percent of foreign capital participation in Brazil’s civil aviation, but only after senators ensured that interim...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Curitiba’s Afonso Pena International Airport has been named the best airport in Brazil by the government’s Aviation Secretary, department linked to the Presidency. The award Aeroporto + Brasil is given...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Foreign capital participation in the concessions of federally owned airports is being discussed by the Secretaria de Aviação Civil – SAC (Civil Aviation Secretary) but a final decision on...
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...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian government’s civil aviation agency (ANAC) received R$24.5 billion last Wednesday following the auction of concessions for three of the country’s biggest airports. The final value...

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