Articles Tagged ‘Sao Paulo’

Sao Paulo Congonhas on target for 20 million passengers in 2016; GOL losing market share majority as Azul Airlines and Avianca Brasil grow

Sao Paulo Congonhas on target for 20 million passengers in 2016; GOL losing market share majority as Azul Airlines and Avianca Brasil grow

Traffic at Sao Paulo Congonhas for the first 10 months of 2016 is up 7.6%, with the airport welcoming 17 million passengers, a feat it has achieved with only four serving carriers. We take a closer look at the Brazilian airport’s traffic development, and how market share has developed due to various airline failures, mergers […]

GOL cuts 18 routes; but more US routes possible via Santo Domingo hub

GOL cuts 18 routes; but more US routes possible via Santo Domingo hub

A slowdown in the growth of the Brazilian economy has encouraged GOL (which lost money in 2011 and 2012) to make significant cuts in its domestic network. We reveal which routes (domestic and international) have been cut, and which new routes have been added. We also reveal which three of the airline’s top 12 airports […]

GOL trims its domestic operation by 7% in August; adds three international routes

GOL trims its domestic operation by 7% in August; adds three international routes

Brazil’s economy started losing steam earlier this year, and not without an impact on the country’s domestic aviation market. With local demand shrinking, regional carriers growing in strength and LATAM becoming reality, anna.aero examines how Brazil’s GOL fares under its new CEO.


London to Rio +76% in February, but UK to Brazil slows down compared with other South American countries

London to Rio +76% in February, but UK to Brazil slows down compared with other South American countries

With monthly year-on-year growth reaching 80% on selected routes in February, Brazil was praised as the saviour of London Heathrow’s traffic growth. But what hides behind the monthly volatility? How does the trend compare to the region’s average? And why might the UK to Brazil market soon become a oneworld monopoly?

Brazilian airport traffic up 15.8% in 2011; Sao Paulo Guarulhos reaches 30 million passengers

Brazilian airport traffic up 15.8% in 2011; Sao Paulo Guarulhos reaches 30 million passengers

Brazil’s airports reported double-digit growth for a third straight year, but are there signs that growth is slowing? How big is Azul’s share of the domestic market now and how many airports handled over three million passengers last year? And which foreign organisations have been selected to help build new airport terminals?

Azul celebrates third birthday with almost 10% of Brazilian market; growing by 80% in 2011, load factors still over 80%

Azul celebrates third birthday with almost 10% of Brazilian market; growing by 80% in 2011, load factors still over 80%

Brazil’s third biggest airline celebrates its third birthday this week. What is its current fleet mix and how do its load factors compare with those of its two big rivals? Which are its biggest routes in terms of weekly flights and how many airports does it now serve?


Latin America dominated by Brazil; Sao Paulo, GOL, TAM leads way as traffic jumps +7% in 2011

Latin America dominated by Brazil; Sao Paulo, GOL, TAM leads way as traffic jumps +7% in 2011

Latin America is home to some rapidly expanding carriers as consolidation continues to be felt across the continent. But which are the leading airports and airlines in the region and just how dominant is Brazil? Which are the leading domestic markets and which are the biggest international markets?

GOL's acquisition of webjet will still leave it well behind TAM

GOL’s acquisition of webjet will still leave it well behind TAM

Despite a fleet of 24 737s webjet has just 6% of the Brazilian domestic market. How has its market share developed since 2008 and which are its busiest airports? How many airports does it serve and how many (non-stop) routes does it operate?

Brazilian airports see 16% growth in Q1; Alitalia, Emirates, Iberia, Lufthansa, TAP Portugal all starting new routes

Brazilian airports see 16% growth in Q1; Alitalia, Emirates, Iberia, Lufthansa, TAP Portugal all starting new routes

As hosts of a football World Cup and a summer Olympics in the next five years, Brazil is clearly a country on the rise. This is also reflected in the rapid growth of its air services, which are still dominated by domestic flights. But which airlines are starting new international services this year and in […]


TAM and GOL see combined domestic market share drop to 80%; Azul with 7% share now serves 30 Brazilian airports

TAM and GOL see combined domestic market share drop to 80%; Azul with 7% share now serves 30 Brazilian airports

TAM and GOL’s duopoly of the Brazilian domestic market is slowly being eroded by the likes of Azul, Trip and Webjet. Which were the country’s leading airports in 2010 and how quickly did the market grow? Which new international routes have been started this winter?

TAM and GOL defending Brazilian market from fast-growing Azul, Trip and WebJet; international traffic now up 30%

TAM and GOL defending Brazilian market from fast-growing Azul, Trip and WebJet; international traffic now up 30%

Brazil’s ‘big 2’ have stopped the erosion of their domestic market share, at least for now. International traffic is booming thanks to several new routes. Azul is still not two years old but operates over 30 routes and is adding two new destinations soon – to where?

LATAM Airlines Group S.A - a route planning perspective: Biggest South American carrier, but few points served in Europe/US...

LATAM Airlines Group S.A – a route planning perspective: Biggest South American carrier, but few points served in Europe/US…

So Latin America soon has a ‘mega’-carrier, but which big airports in Latin America does it barely have a presence at? Which airports in Europe and North America do both carriers serve and how will they resolve the alliance membership issue?