Articles Tagged ‘TAM’

TAM launches daily flights to Mexico from Sao Paulo

TAM launches daily flights to Mexico from Sao Paulo

Mexico City becomes TAM’s seventh international destination this winter in Latin America. Faces competition from AeroMexico

TAM/GOL duopoly now accounts for 'just' 78% of Brazilian domestic market; third-ranked Azul now has over 9%

TAM/GOL duopoly now accounts for ‘just’ 78% of Brazilian domestic market; third-ranked Azul now has over 9%

Demand for air travel in Brazil continues to grow impressively despite creaking infrastructure. How do domestic and international growth rates compare? How quickly is the TAM/GOL duopoly losing market share? Why will GOL’s market share soon grow significantly? And which carriers are adding international routes to Brazil in the coming months?

Latin America dominated by Brazil; Sao Paulo, GOL, TAM leads way as traffic jumps +7% in 2011

Latin America dominated by Brazil; Sao Paulo, GOL, TAM leads way as traffic jumps +7% in 2011

Latin America is home to some rapidly expanding carriers as consolidation continues to be felt across the continent. But which are the leading airports and airlines in the region and just how dominant is Brazil? Which are the leading domestic markets and which are the biggest international markets?


Brazilian airports see 16% growth in Q1; Alitalia, Emirates, Iberia, Lufthansa, TAP Portugal all starting new routes

Brazilian airports see 16% growth in Q1; Alitalia, Emirates, Iberia, Lufthansa, TAP Portugal all starting new routes

As hosts of a football World Cup and a summer Olympics in the next five years, Brazil is clearly a country on the rise. This is also reflected in the rapid growth of its air services, which are still dominated by domestic flights. But which airlines are starting new international services this year and in […]

TAM and GOL see combined domestic market share drop to 80%; Azul with 7% share now serves 30 Brazilian airports

TAM and GOL see combined domestic market share drop to 80%; Azul with 7% share now serves 30 Brazilian airports

TAM and GOL’s duopoly of the Brazilian domestic market is slowly being eroded by the likes of Azul, Trip and Webjet. Which were the country’s leading airports in 2010 and how quickly did the market grow? Which new international routes have been started this winter?

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

Ahead of Christmas, we have seen 83 new routes launch! You might have thought that route launch celebrations would be more low-key as Christmas celebrations take over, but we dare almost say it has been the contrary. We have fantastic photos from route launches all across the world!


New airline routes launched <br/>(30 November - 6 December)

New airline routes launched
(30 November – 6 December)

An entire 54 new routes launched in the last week! Basel, Delhi and Rome Fiumicino saw the most new routes, but we have a full report from all over the world. And most importantly, lots of great pictures to go with it!

TAM and GOL defending Brazilian market from fast-growing Azul, Trip and WebJet; international traffic now up 30%

TAM and GOL defending Brazilian market from fast-growing Azul, Trip and WebJet; international traffic now up 30%

Brazil’s ‘big 2’ have stopped the erosion of their domestic market share, at least for now. International traffic is booming thanks to several new routes. Azul is still not two years old but operates over 30 routes and is adding two new destinations soon – to where?

LATAM Airlines Group S.A - a route planning perspective: Biggest South American carrier, but few points served in Europe/US...

LATAM Airlines Group S.A – a route planning perspective: Biggest South American carrier, but few points served in Europe/US…

So Latin America soon has a ‘mega’-carrier, but which big airports in Latin America does it barely have a presence at? Which airports in Europe and North America do both carriers serve and how will they resolve the alliance membership issue?


New routes launched during the last week <br/>(Tuesday 10 August - Monday 16 August):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 10 August – Monday 16 August):

Another relatively quiet week for new route launches. But we still have new routes involving airports in Brazil, China, Finland, Germany, Japan, Latvia, Mozambique, Russia, South Africa, Sweden, the UK, the USA and Vietnam.

Brazilian domestic demand up 27.6% in first half of 2010; TAM and GOL losing market share to Azul, Trip and WebJet

Brazilian domestic demand up 27.6% in first half of 2010; TAM and GOL losing market share to Azul, Trip and WebJet

Brazil’s economy is booming and so are its airlines. How many passengers did its airports handle in 2009 and which airlines are growing fastest in the domestic market? And which ‘MEB3’ carrier recently landed in Sao Paulo?

Brazil's leading airline joins Star Alliance; TAM has 45% of domestic demand and 24% of international seat capacity

Brazil’s leading airline joins Star Alliance; TAM has 45% of domestic demand and 24% of international seat capacity

The Star Alliance has a new member from Brazil. What have been the developments in the Brazilian domestic market and how many international destinations does TAM serve (and from which Brazilian airports)?