Understanding LCCs – where in the world do LCCs most heavily dominate?

Low Cost Carriers (LCCs) have been rarely out of the news over the past 20 years as they disrupted market after market. And ever since,…..

New AENA Internacional subsidiary will manage AENA’s Brazilian airport concessions – its first transaction for several years

Spain’s Ministry of Public Works, which oversees transportation and infrastructure companies, has approved AENA’s plan to create a subsidiary called Aeroportos do Nordeste do Brasil…..

Brazil’s hotels need ‘to internationalise their offering’ to support rising inbound arrivals

The domestic market will always dominate demand in Brazil, but the nation’s hotels are being urged to “internationalise their offering” as inbound arrivals continue to…..

LATAM Airlines painted a perfect plane picture over Peru to debut its new cabin interior

LATAM Airlines Group has marked the arrival of the first aircraft to feature its new cabins with a special aeroplane-shaped flight path over the skies…..

Fifth Brazilian airports concession tranche completed – Flughafen Zurich, AENA internacional and Aeroeste successful, but at quite a price

Brazil’s Ministry of Infrastructure (MoI) announced earlier this month that it has successfully tendered 12 regional airports in blocks for a total of BRL4.2 billion…..

As we prepare for the sixth tranche of airport concessions, Infraero’s role in Brazil airport system is becoming more nebulous

Last week The Blue Swan Daily highlighted the latest airport developments in the Mexican capital, where there is a new infrastructure plan under development following…..

As Latin America and Caribbean carriers celebrate 15 consecutive years of traffic growth, ALTA reveals the fastest growing intra Latin American markets

ALTA, the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association, has reported that passenger traffic levels among its airline members across these regions grew 5.7% in…..

Buenos Aires excels in what was a mixed performance for hotels across Central, South America and the Caribbean in 2018

Hotels across the Central and South America region reported positive, but inflation-affected performance results in 2018, according to full calendar year data from benchmarking specialist…..

It’s a real airport pick and mix – Vinci Airports’ portfolio is diverse, global and growing

The French multinational airport operator Vinci has published its passenger traffic highlights on a country-by-country basis for 2018. They give clear insight as to where…..

The Brazilian airport concessions roll on with another six blocks of 44 airports…and belatedly they include Rio and São Paulo airports

No sooner has an announcement been made confirming the fourth tranche of Brazilian airport concessions than the President, Jair Bolsonaro – who took power on 01-Jan-2019…..

Carlson Wagonlit predicts a generally positive outlook for Latin America in 2019 with small declines in hotel rates and airfares

Although projections for Latin America’s economic performance in 2019 show 2.3% growth, both hotel rates and airfares are expected to drop, according to new research…..