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  • North American MROs broaden narrowbody capacity

    North American MROs are preparing to work through a backlog of postponed narrowbody maintenance

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  • ROUTES: Guide to airline start-ups and groundings in 2012

    High-profile airline groundings may have dominated much of the news this year, but there are a number of new kids on...

  • IN FOCUS: Mexican carriers still bullish, a year after Mexicana demise

    More than a year after Mexicana filed for bankruptcy protection, altering the landscape of the Mexican airlines...

  • World Airline Rankings: Regional picture

    After a quicker and deeper bounce back in fortunes than anyone could dare predict, the challenge facing airlines across...

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  • ANALYSIS: ​Latin LCCs diverge on cross-border strategies

    News | 26 Aug 2014 12:00 | David Knibb

    Latin America’s seven low-cost carriers are spreading their wings, but each is following its own strategy with little in common with the others.
  • ANALYSIS: Where are all the Latin American LCCs?

    News | 17 Nov 2013 05:41 | David Knibb

    ​"Absurd” is the reaction of some aviation analysts to the absence of low-cost carriers (LCCs) in much of Latin America.
  • ANALYSIS: TAM decison gives Oneworld further lift

    News | 08 Mar 2013 08:42 | Graham Dunn

    If a year ago the troubles seemed to be coming thick and fast for some of Oneworld's carriers, the confirmation that Brazilian carrier TAM is to join the...
  • IN FOCUS: International growth is driving expansion at San Antonio airport in Texas

    News | 22 Jan 2013 15:53 | Edward Russell

    Network USA is the annual Airline Business route-planning event Dates 3-5 March Venue Hyatt Regency, San Antonio Event organiser Airline...
  • ALTA: Aeromar to diversify network into the USA

    News | 15 Nov 2012 18:06 | Edward Russell

    Mexican boutique regional carrier Aeromar plans to diversify its network to include new routes to the USA, as it faces increasing competition at its Mexico...
  • ALTA: Will government intervene in Mexicana rescue?

    News | 14 Nov 2012 10:33 | David Knibb

    <p>Mexico's president-elect, Enrique Peña, is sending out mixed signals about the prospect of his government intervening to rescue Mexicana from its two-year-old bankruptcy. </p><p>Before his election in July, Peña promised that his administration would seek a Mexicana bailout. That resonated well with labour unions. But the head of his transition team on infrastructure wants to wait and see what happens, with a new judge now handling the case. </p><p>"It is up to the judge to resolve it," says Gerardo Ruiz, head of the transition team. "We will pay attention to the solution; it is an important issue. But it is up to the judge."</p><p>Asked if this means the government is no longer considering a bailout, Ruiz says the new administration, which takes office on 1 December, wants to wait for the judge's decision "before anticipating anything".</p><p>Interjet chairman Miguel Alemán has already urged the new government to stay out of Mexicana's affairs. At a recent business summit in Mexic