Articles Tagged ‘Azul’

Salvador stuns with spectacular night-time arch

Salvador stuns with spectacular night-time arch

We have a total of four fantastic entries in this week’s Arch of Triumph; three from Europe and one from South America.

Azul adds two new connections from Salvador Bahia

Azul adds two new connections from Salvador Bahia

Azul launches direct flights from Salvador to Sao Paulo and Aracaju.

Azul Airlines adventures into Europe

Azul Airlines adventures into Europe

Azul Airlines begins first European operation with four weekly flights between Sao Paulo Viracopos and Lisbon – first low-cost service between South America and Europe.


Brazilian airlines face challenging 2016 despite Olympics boost; domestic air travel in November shows biggest downturn in a decade

Brazilian airlines face challenging 2016 despite Olympics boost; domestic air travel in November shows biggest downturn in a decade

The country’s economy is expected to shrink in 2016 despite Rio de Janeiro hosting the summer Olympics. The fourth quarter of 2015 finally saw demand for domestic air travel start to fall. Plus we look at the performance of Brazil’s recently privatised airports.

TAM Airlines and new-look GOL still battling to be #1 in Brazilian domestic market

TAM Airlines and new-look GOL still battling to be #1 in Brazilian domestic market

Brazil’s struggling economy and currency issues are not good news for the country’s airlines. However, domestic capacity is still growing modestly. We reveal the top 12 airlines on international service and which ones are (and are not) growing.

Azul helps Brazil-US market to grow in 2015; TAM and GOL lead way domestically as market grows to almost 100 million passengers in 2014

Azul helps Brazil-US market to grow in 2015; TAM and GOL lead way domestically as market grows to almost 100 million passengers in 2014

Despite economic difficulties Brazil’s domestic market grew by 6% in 2014. We track domestic RPK market share by airline going back several years and reveal which are the leading country markets in 2015 and how they compare with 2014.


Hosting World Cup boosts Brazil’s international air traffic; American Airlines and TAM each start two new daily routes in last 12 months

Hosting World Cup boosts Brazil’s international air traffic; American Airlines and TAM each start two new daily routes in last 12 months

Demand for air travel within Brazil has seen modest growth in 2014 with no obvious spike occurring during the period when the country hosted the FIFA World Cup.

TAM and GOL still share 75% of Brazilian domestic market

TAM and GOL still share 75% of Brazilian domestic market

The “B” in “BRIC” has seen demand for air travel plateau in 2013. In six of the first 10 months domestic RPKs have fallen compared with 2012. TAM Airlines and GOL still share three-quarters of the domestic market, with Azul Airlines third with around 13%. Aerolineas Argentinas, American Airlines and Cubana amongst airlines starting new […]

Etihad Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and US Airways launch new Brazilian services in 2013; domestic traffic not growing

Etihad Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and US Airways launch new Brazilian services in 2013; domestic traffic not growing

With the FIFA World Cup now just a year away, Brazil is preparing itself for a global invasion. Domestic traffic may not be growing, but carriers such as Azul and Avianca are growing their market share. Seat capacity across all airports this July is down 1%, but we reveal which major airports are reporting double-digit […]


Azul expands in São Paulo Guarulhos

Azul expands in São Paulo Guarulhos

Azul launches services from Sao Paulo Guarulhos to Porto Alegre.

Azul and Trip grow their combined domestic market share in Brazil to almost 15%; GOL cutting domestic capacity

Azul and Trip grow their combined domestic market share in Brazil to almost 15%; GOL cutting domestic capacity

The Brazilian market continues to grow at a healthy rate, though one of the country’s two biggest carriers is currently cutting domestic capacity. However, merger partners Azul and Trip are still growing rapidly and gradually increasing their share of the domestic market.

Brazilian airport traffic falls in April for first time in almost three years; Azul and Trip agree to merge

Brazilian airport traffic falls in April for first time in almost three years; Azul and Trip agree to merge

Is the Brazilian aviation market in trouble? As traffic falls for the first time in three years at Brazil’s airports two of the country’s airlines announce plans to merge. How much market share have the smaller Brazilian carriers gained in recent years, and how much have GOL and TAM grown domestically this year compared with […]