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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%...

Azul drastically reduces costs and defers E2-deliveries

Brazil’s Azul has taken drastic actions in response to the Covid-19 crisis, including deferral of 59 Embraer E195-E2s by four years. The airline recorded a R$-975.3 million Q1-net loss compared to a 113.4 million profit last year, it reported on May 14. Before the...

AZUL E195-E2 delivery ceremony in San Jose dos Campos

This was the delivery ceremony at the Embraer Delivery Center in San Jose dos Campos, including media Q&A. Some of the Q&A is in Portuguese. https://youtu.be/YCQ3EVEPpng  
AZUL Unplugged

AZUL Unplugged

Please do not share this content! A near one-hour free-flowing (sometimes eye-popping) conversation with Azul's CEO...

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Are aging fleets a problem?

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

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