Latin American Carriers Binge on Aircraft Orders

Madhu Unnikrishnan

August 12th, 2021 at 12:01 PM EDT


Latam Airlines A320neo

This week, Madhu Unnikrishnan and Edward “Ned” Russell, the team behind Airline Weekly, look at why so many Latin American carriers are buying aircraft and if the OEMs are right that airlines are just starting a massive fleet-replacement cycle. It’s early days, but the U.S. Senate passed a massive infrastructure spending bill, so will that mean NextGen could finally get off the ground? And why is Mesa Air struggling with maintenance?

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Madhu Unnikrishnan

August 12th, 2021 at 12:01 PM EDT

Photo credit: Latam Airlines A320neo Flickr / Rafael Luiz Canossa

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