Articles Tagged ‘Uruguay’

Brazil sees seat slowdown; capacity stagnant in 2017, Colombia is fastest growing international market

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.

Pluna's collapse bad news for Uruguay and Montevideo Airport; non-stop links to five Brazilian airports lost

Pluna’s collapse bad news for Uruguay and Montevideo Airport; non-stop links to five Brazilian airports lost

Uruguay appears to have lost its flag-carrier for the time being. How has traffic developed in recent years at the country’s main airport? How dominant was Pluna at Montevideo Airport? And which airlines stand to gain most from the carrier’s demise?

Montevideo's new terminal now open; Pluna dominates with CRJ 900s; Buenos Aires is dominant destination

Montevideo’s new terminal now open; Pluna dominates with CRJ 900s; Buenos Aires is dominant destination

Uruguay made it a round further in the World Cup than near neighbours Brazil and Argentina, but how has the country’s stunning new gateway terminal impacted traffic? Which carriers are present and which two long-haul destinations are served non-stop?


New-look Pluna expanding regional network from Montevideo with all-new CRJ900 fleet

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisUruguay’s national airline has re-invented itself under new international management. What does its route network look like and what new routes will it soon be starting? Which airlines help it to serve Europe and the US and who does it compete with?