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Brazil’s Airlines Surge

Madhu Unnikrishnan
November 13th, 2021 at 7:35 PM EST
Gol Boeing 737 Max

Photo credit: Gol has accelerated 737 Max deliveries in 2022. Flickr / Alexandro Dias

This week in the ‘Lounge, Ned and Madhu discuss the U.S. reopening for vaccinated travelers and what that means for airlines. But what caught their attention was the strong rebound Brazil’s airlines have made. After a terrible second quarter marked by devastating Covid wave, Brazil’s airlines are reaping the benefits of the country’s strong and widespread vaccination program. Finally, Ned and Madhu mourn the Eastern Shuttle, which American is finally ending, and wonder where they can watch “Love on the Eastern Shuttle,” a long-forgotten movie about the route.

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