Articles Tagged ‘GRU’
We have a total of four fantastic entries in this week’s Arch of Triumph; three from Europe and one from South America.
Azul launches direct flights from Salvador to Sao Paulo and Aracaju.
As the final collection of entries are assessed for the 2018 Arch of Triumph competition, we reveal which airport was crowned the annual winner. We received 434 entries in 2018 and competition was fierce but the successful airport is a returning champion. Read on to find out more!
GOL launches its first flights to Quito from Sao Paulo Guarulhos – launches two other seasonal routes.
LATAM Airlines begins a three times weekly Santiago – Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Tel Aviv service.
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.
Now firmly established as the airport to beat when it comes to water arches, the Portguese capital city facility now has its fourth Arch of Triumph certificate of 2018 on the fire station walls. Find out which four other airports merely made up the numbers this week.
LATAM Airlines launches services between Sao Paulo Guarulhos and Lisbon.
Narrow-body aircraft on long-haul routes; US is leading market in S18, Copa Airlines heads airline rankings
Narrow-body aircraft are typically workhorses for short- and medium-haul flying. However, some carriers choose to deploy single-aisle types on longer sectors, including a growing number of LCCs. Nick Preston reveals the leading airlines, airports and country markets for long-haul narrow-body flights in S18.
Americas LCC capacity growing at half the speed of Asian market, but catching up with Europe; only three nations at +50% market share
In our third instalment of the world’s low-cost scene, anna.aero has set its sights on the Americas region to see how the business model has developed during the past decade. Forecast to pass half a billion seats in 2018, Jonathan Ford explores in more depth which nations have seen the greatest stimulation.
Brazil sees seat slowdown; capacity stagnant in 2017, Colombia is fastest growing international market
There were 142.30 million two-way seats serving Brazilian airports in 2017, representing a very marginal 0.1% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston examines some of the main trends taking shape in the South American market over the past 10 years, including international and domestic growth rates.
Alitalia’s biggest base Rome Fiumicino analysed; capacity set to grow 6.3%; Brazil market growing fast
Rome Fiumicino Airport has long been established as Alitalia’s biggest base, with over 240,000 one-way weekly seats – more than double the size of the flag carrier’s next largest operation at Milan Linate. Marc Watkins analyses this 80-destination hub to reveal the areas of its recent growth, as well as its biggest routes and country […]