Articles Tagged ‘South America’

New-look Aerolíneas Argentinas to join SkyTeam in 2012; routes to Barcelona and Madrid represent 23% of ASKs

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

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

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 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?

Air Comet’s demise reduces competition between Spain and South America

Air Comet’s demise reduces competition between Spain and South AmericaThis 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?

Bolivia’s airports report 25% growth since 2005; AeroSur leading local airline serves Madrid and Miami

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusNot one of South America’s higher profile countries, Bolivia’s main airports are run by Abertis. How many passengers did they handle last year and how many international markets are served?