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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 SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With temperatures reaching forty degrees Celsius in Rio de Janeiro, the city’s consumer protection agency, PROCON-RJ, reprimanded INFRAERO (Port Authority) at Santos Dumont Airport for its air condition system on...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Between November 2015 and April 2016, approximately 565,000 people are expected to be disembarking from cruise ships in Rio de Janeiro. The number is fifteen percent higher compared to the...
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 Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The heads of Brazil’s two biggest airlines, TAM and Gol, have said they are planning on taking steps to boost their companies' profits after the global financial crisis dealt...

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