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How’s the Brazilian recovery from COVID-19 going?

  Brazil is the largest aviation market in Latin America. In 2019, it handled over 213 million passengers, double the second-largest market in the region, Mexico. Currently, Brazil has over 5 million COVID-19 cases, being the third worldwide with the most...

The importance of ancillary revenues in Latin America

Each year, ancillary revenues are becoming more and more important for airlines across the world. According to CarTrawler’s 2020 Yearbook of Ancillary Revenue, the simple ancillary revenue average during the first quarter for 2020 among 17 surveyed airlines was 22.1%...

Avianca seeks Chapter 11-protection to survive Covid-crisis

South American airline Avianca Holdings has filed for Chapter 11 at a court in New York South to restructure its debts and subsidiaries, the airline announced on May 10. It has appointed a group of advisors like Seabury Securities and FTI Consulting to assist the...

Are aging fleets a problem?

With another two stories today about in-flight component failures (Southwest, Sichuan), we are being reminded that airplanes are vulnerable.  There is nothing quite like an airline/airplane scary story to catch people's attention. The industry safety statistics are...

Are aging fleets a problem?

With another two stories today about in-flight component failures (Southwest, Sichuan), we are being reminded that...

A330F order

Avianca signed a firm order for four A330-200Fs. The new aircraft will be operated by Avianca’s cargo subsidiary...

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