Currency pressure in Argentina and Brazil is not getting any worse, but it’s also not getting any better

Currency devaluation in Argentina and Brazil has been a thorn in the sides of Latin Airlines throughout much of 2018, but even as conditions do…..

Another Brazilian airport privatisation package is moving towards fruition, but the pickings keep getting slimmer

Brazil’s regulator ANAC has approved draft documentation for the concession of 12 airports. The concession process was set in motion on 29-Nov-2018. This is the…..

GOL and Azul paint a more optimistic outlook for Brazil with ‘business friendly’ president in office

Two of Brazil’s largest airlines are optimistic about the future now that the uncertainty surrounding the recent presidential elections are over. Summary: Brazilian carrier Azul…..

Despite political uncertainty, meeting planners in Brazil and Mexico seem upbeat

Although recent presidential elections in Brazil and Mexico could cause some level of economic uncertainty, for now meeting planners in each country do not foresee…..

Campinas and Santiago airport concessions – airports need to discuss facilities with their airlines

One of the biggest challenges Latin American airlines face is high airport charges. But there are small movements in the right direction occurring in the…..

Airport Insight: Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

China’s Alibaba looks to invest in Brazilian airport for its new South America logistics hub, but it could face some heavyweight competition 

The Chinese Alibaba Group has expressed interested in acquiring concession rights to operate Brazil’s Campinas Viracopos Airport. The mainland China-based conglomerate is expected to collaborate…..

Airport Insight: Belo Horizonte Tancredo Neves International Airport

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Uber Elevate shortlists Japan, India, Australia, Brazil and France as potential home for its third launch city

In just five years’ time Uber Elevate expects consumers to simply touch a button on their personal devices and much like using Uber to order…..

Airline Insight: Avianca Brazil

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..