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Star Alliance is 15 years old

May 30, 2012 | By More

The Star Alliance, grouping airlines from all over the world, is 15 years old and is celebrating it with a special section on its website. Among the airlines part of the alliance there is a Brazilian member, Tam. After its purchase by Lan, it is not known for how long will Tam continue being a […]

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Azul and Trip announce their merger

May 29, 2012 | By More

Brazilian airlines Azul and Trip have just announced their merger. The resulting company will only use the name Azul and will obtain a share of the Brazilian domestic market of 15% (Azul had 9,8% and Trip 4,3%). The Brazilian domestic aviation market continues its concentration in a few hands, no doubt bad news for the […]

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Etihad Airways to fly to South America in 2013

May 23, 2012 | By More

Etihad Airways, the Abu Dhabi-based airline, plans to operate a daily flight to South America in 2013 according to its CEO. The move would be part of the global expansion of the airline. No details are known yet about the destinations the carrier will fly to but it shouldn’t come as a surprise if Brazil […]

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Korean Airlines might fly to Brazil via Europe

May 8, 2012 | By More

A sales executive from Korean Airlines declared recently that the company is contemplating the possibility of launching new flights to Brazil via Europe. Korean Airlines currently flies three times a week from Seoul to São Paulo via Los Angeles. The news is from Mercado e Eventos and we heard of it on Contato Radar. Did […]

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business travel 57% of all air travel in Brazil in 2011

May 4, 2012 | By More

Aviação Brasil published recently a note in Spanish with figures for business travel in Brazil during 2011. According to the website, during 2011 56,9% of all air travel in Brazil was business travel. Corporate travel has a considerable impact on tourism in Brazil. Did you like this? Share it:

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TAP will cancel its Lisbon to Campinas flight

May 1, 2012 | By More

Viracopos airport in Campinas, state of São Paulo, received a new blow with the announcement by Portuguese airline Tap that will cease its Lisbon to Campinas flight in October 2012. A short while ago Uruguay airline Pluna made a similar announcement (Pluna to suspend temporarily its Montevideo to Campinas flight). Campinas airport witnessed dramatic growth […]

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Tam and Aeromexico sign code-share agreement

April 24, 2012 | By More

Airlines Tam and Aeromexico have signed a code-share agreement involving domestic flights operated by both companies. The agreement came into effect on 23 April. Tam passengers flying to Mexico City will be able to transfer to connecting flights operated by Aeromexico. Likewise, Aeromexico passengers arriving in São Paulo will be able to fly to other […]

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Qatar Airways offering 25% discount

April 18, 2012 | By More

Qatar Airways, the best airline in the world according to the Skytrax index, is running a promotion on its website offering up to 25% of all-inclusive fares. The promotion is valid only for purchases made until 19 April. It involves both economomy and business class and flights between 20 April and 6 June. We ran […]

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85% of Brazilian airports on a worrying or critical situation

April 16, 2012 | By More

It is definitely not news, but an official report by Brazilian IPEA reveals that 17 out of the 20 main Brazilian airports are either on a “worrying” or “critical” situation: Maior parte dos aeroportos brasileiros está em situação crítica, diz Ipea. The study quotes the economic growth of the last decade and the lack of […]

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Taca to fly from Costa Rica to Brasilia and to cancel its Lima Brasilia

April 11, 2012 | By More

A year ago we mentioned how Taca were studying new destinations in Brazil. Now an announcement is being made. From May, the Central American airline intends to operate four weekly flights from Juan Santamaría international airport in San José, Costa Rica, to Brasilia, the capital of Brazil. At the same time we learn that, from […]

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