Articles Tagged ‘Azul Airlines’

Azul Airlines flew 21 million passengers in 2017; international traffic growing fast, São Paulo Viracopos remains biggest base

Azul Airlines flew 21 million passengers in 2017; international traffic growing fast, São Paulo Viracopos remains biggest base

Azul Airlines welcomed 21.48 million passengers across its network in 2017, 7.9% more than in 2016, and it has more than doubled its available capacity in the past six years. Nick Preston examines the Brazilian carrier’s recent network trends including its leading airports, routes and country markets.

Billund Airport shows off its second Arch of Triumph certificate

Billund Airport shows off its second Arch of Triumph certificate

Despite crashing out of the World Cup in the Round of 16 to England’s semi-final opponents Croatia, the Danes are born winners, particularly their airport firefighters! While Billund Airport’s firefighters celebrate their own global triumph, 10 more airports take it to extra time in search of victory.

Azul Airlines advances Argentinean operation

Azul Airlines advances Argentinean operation

Azul Airlines expands in the country market by adding a service between Porto Alegre and Rosario. 


Vote for your favourite Fire Truck Water Arch ‒ S18 Part I

Vote for your favourite Fire Truck Water Arch ‒ S18 Part I

For one of the 27 airports involved in this week’s Arch of Triumph public vote it will be a great start to the summer season, because within seven days one airport will have a new certificate adorning the fire station walls, and the fire crews will be the toast of the airport. Let battle commence!!

Azul Airlines adventures into Argentina from Recife

Azul Airlines adventures into Argentina from Recife

Azul Airlines begins weekly services to Cordoba and Rosario from the Brazilian city. 

Low-cost long-haul flights up by 38% for S18; Norwegian extends lead over AirAsia X; Gatwick now top airport

Low-cost long-haul flights up by 38% for S18; Norwegian extends lead over AirAsia X; Gatwick now top airport

The low-cost long-haul (LCLH) market continues to gather momentum after another year of double-digit growth. We reveal the leading airlines and airports for S18, with flights up 38% compared to the previous year, and the number of departure airports increasing by more than one third.


Argentinian traffic grew 72% between 2007 and 2016 to over 35 million passengers; set for low-cost expansion with Norwegian and Flybondi

Argentinian traffic grew 72% between 2007 and 2016 to over 35 million passengers; set for low-cost expansion with Norwegian and Flybondi

In 2016 some 35.03 million passengers travelled through 54 airports in Argentina, an increase of 7.3% over the total figure for 2015. Currently only 4.0% of the nation’s seat capacity is flown by LCCs, however things are about to change in 2018, with the arrival of Norwegian and Flybondi.  

Forget the Ashes, see which Australian airport has brought the region victory in Week 47 of the Arch of Triumph 2017

Forget the Ashes, see which Australian airport has brought the region victory in Week 47 of the Arch of Triumph 2017

While many are watching the battle between England and Australia in the 2017/18 Ashes, the latter nation is also ramping up the competition in the 2017 Arch of Triumph, adding another weekly win to its tally. While the southern hemisphere country looks set to take the Ashes crown with its 2-0 lead so far, it […]

Azul Airlines adventures onto two new international sectors

Azul Airlines adventures onto two new international sectors

Azul Airlines links Belem to Fort Lauderdale and Navegantes to Buenos Aires Ezeiza. 


Brussels-Sao Paulo is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with over 220,000 searches; a tempter for TAM Airlines??

Brussels-Sao Paulo is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with over 220,000 searches; a tempter for TAM Airlines??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year over 220,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Brussels and Sao Paulo ‒ but the route is unserved!? TAM Airlines serves five non-stop European sectors already, with Rome Fiumicino planned for spring next year, will Brussels be next??

Buenos Aires Ezeiza on course to break 10 million this year: Aerolineas Argentinas still #1 carrier

Buenos Aires Ezeiza on course to break 10 million this year: Aerolineas Argentinas still #1 carrier

Buenos Aires Ezeiza is Argentina’s second busiest airport, but the country’s main international gateway. Having got close last year, Ezeiza is on track to break the 10 million annual passenger barrier in 2017. We take a look at the airport’s traffic over the last 10 years, its biggest serving carriers and its top 12 routes.

Brazil sees domestic traffic return to growth in 2017 Q2; Azul and Avianca Brasil closing on GOL and LATAM in domestic market

Brazil sees domestic traffic return to growth in 2017 Q2; Azul and Avianca Brasil closing on GOL and LATAM in domestic market

Last year’s summer Olympics failed to benefit the domestic airlines in Brazil as demand fell for 19 consecutive months from July 2015 to February 2017. But the market is finally recovering, though quite slowly. We take a closer look at how the country’s privatised airports have coped.