Articles Tagged ‘South America’
Air France challenging Iberia and TAP Portugal to be number one carrier in Europe – South America market
Air France began flights to Montevideo (Uruguay) this week, its ninth destination in South America. Only TAP Portugal serves more points in South America from Europe with 11. European carriers have 75% of the non-stop market, with KLM and Lufthansa the fastest-growing.
Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport, better known as Santiago de Chile International Airport, saw it’s traffic increase by a fifth in 2012 and now readies up for LATAM’s growth.
Peru traffic grows 12% in first half 2012; domestic capacity up 20% in November, but LAN still dominates
Recently pronounced the new economic tiger, the South American country of Peru remains in the shade of bigger players in the region. However, as its raw-materials based economy remains strong amidst the global slowdown, Peru’s aviation is booming. But which three airlines hold over three quarters of international market? How fast does Star Peru, the […]
Pluna’s collapse bad news for Uruguay and Montevideo Airport; non-stop links to five Brazilian airports lost
Uruguay appears to have lost its flag-carrier for the time being. How has traffic developed in recent years at the country’s main airport? How dominant was Pluna at Montevideo Airport? And which airlines stand to gain most from the carrier’s demise?
One of Latin America’s lower-profile countries has similar attributes to which European country? How has traffic developed since 1994 and how big is its national carrier? Which other airlines serve this land-locked country and which carrier will be arriving in December?
Big celebrations just took place at Lima Airport, but how has traffic developed under Fraport’s influence? Which markets dominate Peruvian traffic? And which European airline is resuming services to Lima later this year?
Ecuador eagerly awaits new capital airport in Quito; TAME, AeroGal and LAN Ecuador lead in domestic market
The land of the Galapagos Islands attracts people from all over the world, but how competitive is its air travel market? Which are the leading international country markets and what is driving the decision to build a new airport to serve the capital?
New-look Aerolíneas Argentinas to join SkyTeam in 2012; routes to Barcelona and Madrid represent 23% of ASKs
Argentina’s flag carrier has had a difficult decade but now has a smart, new visual identity and the chance to join a global alliance. Which new aircraft type has its subsidiary Austral recently taken delivery of?
Chile air traffic growing again after February earthquake; LAN accounts for 60% of international and domestic flights
Everyone knows about Santiago but how many other commercial airports does Chile have? How seasonal is demand at the country’s main airport and how big is the international market? Which are the leading country markets?
Sao Paulo Guarulhos traffic up 7% in 2009; TAM and GOL/Varig share 60% of flights; Qatar Airways coming soon
Brazil’s busiest airport handled almost 22 million passengers last year. How quickly has it grown in recent years and which foreign carriers serve the airport? Which are the leading country markets?
Colombia’s domestic traffic up 40%; US 35% of international market; Avianca leading airline but Aires growing fast
Colombia’s domestic market is booming, though international traffic has been the driver of airport growth in recent years. Which are the biggest airports, major carriers and leading international destinations? Which have been growing fastest?
This niche Spanish carrier ceased flying on 21 December. How extensive was its route network to South America and where else did it fly in 2008/09? How has Iberia responded to the airline’s failure?