Study shows Brasilia’s travel spend is driven by corporate and government related travel

Tourism and travel spend from international visitors represents a small portion of travel expenditures in Brazil’s capital city Brasilia, reflected in higher volumes of government…..

Airport Insight: Rio de Janeiro Galeão 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…..

Brazil’s airport privatisation merry-go-round could be a TV soap opera

Brazil is renowned for its ‘telenovelas’ – television soap operas hosted by channels such as TV Globo. Such are the twists and turns in the…..

American Express predicts mild fare increases for Latin America during 2017 

Airfares in Latin American should gain some traction in 2018 as the region continues to rebuild after a period of economic weakness driven by a…..

GOL’s latest return to the US is no surprise as its 737 MAX 8s take flight

GOL’s return to the United States of America (USA) was possibly one of the worst kept secrets in the aviation industry. Back in mid-2017 the…..

Hands-off! HNA Group has no intent of selling its stake in Brazil’s Azul

China’s HNA Group made big headlines in late 2015 when it declared plans to obtain a 24% stake in fast-growing Brazilian airline Azul, and for…..

Airlines encouraged by positive trends in Brazil’s corporate travel recovery

The recovery in Brazil’s corporate traffic has been closely watched during the last year as the country’s economy starts a slow emergence from a recession…..

TAP Air Portugal looks to the neo to deliver future long haul vision

The senior management at TAP Air Portugal watched the first flight of the new A330-900neo last month with eagerness. The European flag carrier is the…..