Country Insight: #9 – Brazil

This year The Blue Swan Daily will countdown the world’s 100 largest aviation markets based upon departure seats in 2018. Here, using the extensive profile…..

Sao Paulo Guarulhos upgrades terminal one to accommodate Azul’s expansion

Campinas Viracopos in Sao Paulo state remains the largest base for Brazilian LCC Azul Airlines, but Sao Paulo Guarulhos is refreshing its terminal one as…..

Sixth and seventh rounds of Brazilian airport concessions to total 41 airports with two ‘anchors’

Brazil’s Ministry of Infrastructure has announced that the country’s sixth and seventh round of concessions will include 41 airports in total. Curitiba Afonso Pena Airport…..

Experience beats expense for Latin American and North American family travellers

Away from the pressures of travel for work, when it comes to family travel, especially those with younger children, getting the best deal or lowest…..

Brazil is bouncing back and Avianca Brazil’s collapse has initiated a battle for slots

Brazil’s aviation market is on the rebound following a two-year recession which started in 2016. Passenger traffic picked up to 2015’s level in 2018 and…..

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…..