Articles tagged “Latin America”

Latin America

What Are Mexican Airlines to Do?

Mexico's airlines face two countervailing trends: the reopening of the U.S. to new growth countered by new restrictions at the country's busiest airport, Mexico City International. Edward Russell and Jay…

September 22nd, 2023 at 10:00 AM EDT

Aeromexico planes in Mexico City

Latin America

Mexico’s Airlines Lifted by U.S. Upgrade but Face Quagmire in Mexico City

It's a tale of two outlooks in Mexico. On the one hand, the U.S. recently upgraded the country's safety rating, which means Mexico's airlines can resume growth to markets north…

September 18th, 2023 at 11:41 AM EDT

An Azul aircraft in front of a Latam Airlines plane

Latin America

Brazil’s Azul Marks Full Corporate Travel Recovery

The recovery of lucrative corporate travelers has, in many parts of the world, stalled. From Europe to North America, many airlines report that numbers are only back in the 60-80%…

September 6th, 2023 at 3:56 PM EDT

Denver skyline from mountain


Airline Weekly Summer Hiatus

Airline Weekly is taking a break until September. Our next weekly issue will publish on September 11, and we will resume updating AW Daily with airline industry news and commentary…

August 21st, 2023 at 8:05 AM EDT

American Eagle retro Embraer 170


Embraer May Sell Older E-Jets in the U.S. For Another Decade

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer is bullish about the prospect for its flagship commercial aircraft, the E-Jet-E2. It delivered seven of the planes in the second quarter and, with new orders…

August 14th, 2023 at 2:55 PM EDT

Philippine Airlines Boeing 777 takeoff


The World’s Most Profitable Airlines

Edward Russell and Jay Shabat discuss the latest Airline Weekly profit rankings for the second quarter. Plus, the latest developments at Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific.

August 11th, 2023 at 1:21 PM EDT

Latin America

Copa Airlines Soars with Strong Second-Quarter Operating Margin

Healthy travel demand and lower jet fuel costs lifted Panama-based Copa Airlines results in the second quarter. The carrier reported Wednesday a second-quarter operating margin of 24%, the highest of…

August 10th, 2023 at 2:56 PM EDT

Viva Aerobus Airbus A321neo Nose

Latin America

Viva Aerobus Wants Larger Piece of Mexico’s Boom With New Airbus Order

Mexican discount airline Viva Aerobus has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus for 90 Airbus A321neo aircraft that could more than double its fleet in the coming years as…

July 5th, 2023 at 2:09 PM EDT

A Viva Air Airbus A320neo

Latin America

Viva Air Liquidation Leaves Opening in Colombia for Avianca, Other Airlines

Colombian low-cost-carrier Viva Air has reached its end after nearly 14 years in operation and a months-long attempt to merge with Avianca.

June 28th, 2023 at 8:16 AM EDT

An Aeromexico plane takes off in Denver

Latin America

Aeromexico Awaits U.S. and Mexico Agreement Over ‘Differences’ in Safety Rating Upgrade

Aeromexico is eager to add new U.S. flights and destinations and resume its close partnership with Delta Air Lines, all of which were key elements of its Chapter 11 restructuring…

June 9th, 2023 at 10:28 AM EDT