Articles Tagged ‘Brazilian airlines’
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.
Brazil enduring prolonged period of declines; Rio Olympics unlikely to help much; GOL and LATAM still vying for domestic honours
With the economy predicted to shrink by almost 4% this year it’s no surprise that the demand for domestic air travel has been falling significantly. We reveal just how much and look at how the country’s privatised airports are getting on.
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
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
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
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Avianca Brazil to become a Star; now 100% domestic
While the Brazilian domestic market has contracted by 8%, Avianca Brazil has grown at 11 out of 12 of its largest airports in the last year.
Brazil: Traffic growth stalls in late 2012; Avianca grows domestic capacity by 80%
Days of double-digit traffic growth in Brazil are gone for the moment, but the country’s domestic and international markets still show moderate improvement.
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.