RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil airline Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes on Wednesday, March 24th, increased the premium paid to shareholders in its loyalty program Smiles Fidelidade in a proposed incorporation, according to a securities filing. The new proposal offers...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Monday night three more extraordinary commercial flights between Lisbon and Guarulhos, São Paulo, to be operated by LATAM on March 23rd, 25th and 27th. So far, three connections...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - LATAM airlines has decided to ban certain types of face masks on its flights, following recommendations from organizations such as the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The use of...
By Daniel Martínez Garbuno RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Transport Commission of the Peruvian Congress approved a  bill that would allow the creation of a State carrier, called Línea Aérea de Bandera del Perú (LAPERU). Predictably, the private airline...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has raised to US$13.61 billion the projected revenue loss for air carriers in Brazil in 2020 because of Covid-19. In July, the association had projected that Brazilian airlines would...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The new plan approved by Avianca Brasil's creditors on Friday has displeased Brazil's anti-trust agency, CADE. Depending on which competitors buy out Avianca's main airport slots, the operation may not...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Despite political uncertainty and well-publicized security concerns, according to Brazil's Ministry of Tourism, tourism numbers in Brazil are up for the first half of 2018, with both inbound tourism and...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Despite the political and economic uncertainty swirling around Brazil at the moment, the country's biggest airlines, Gol, Azul, as well as Chilean-based LATAM, are jockeying for position to prepare for...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A survey released this morning (Monday, October 9th) by Transparency International shows that almost two-thirds of people in Latin America feel that corruption increased in the last year and over...



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