Top News on South American

  • ALTA: Avianca Brazil to be ready for Star in 2014

    Avianca Brazil will be ready to join Star Alliance by the second quarter of 2014, filling the grouping's void in the South American country after TAM departs for Oneworld.

  • Other News for South American

  • Aerolineas tentatively signs for four A330s

    ​Aerolineas Argentinas has tentatively agreed to order four Airbus A330-200s to reinforce the South American carrier's...

  • LAAD: South American countries partner to develop new trainer

    Seven South American countries have pledged to develop and fly a new basic trainer by 2015 ...

  • Embraer in discussions with Brazilian UAV start-up

    Embraer has revealed plans to "strengthen" its relationship with a Brazilian start-up building unmanned air vehicles...

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  • ANALYSIS: Venezuela crisis hurts Copa

    News | 07 Aug 2014 20:35 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    The ongoing hold-up of airline revenues in Venezuela has continued to frustrate Panama's Copa Airlines, prompting the Star Alliance carrier to slash its operating margin guidance for 2014 and further cut capacity to the South American country.
  • Lufthansa profits hit in second quarter

    News | 31 Jul 2014 06:56 | Graham Dunn

    ​Lufthansa has lifted first half group operating profits by €41 million to €114 million on improved costs, though losses at its airline operations widened over the period.
  • Conviasa cancels long haul flights amid currency crisis

    News | 30 Jul 2014 21:19 | Rainer Uphoff

    ​Venezuela's state owned airline Conviasa has cancelled indefinitely its flights to Madrid and Buenos Aires after Italy's Blue Panorama Airlines terminated its Boeing 767-300 wet lease contract, reportedly over unpaid bills.
  • IATA calls for meeting with Maduro as Venezuela crisis escalates

    News | 28 Jul 2014 14:04 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​IATA director general and chief executive Tony Tyler has requested for a meeting with Venezuela president Nicolas Maduro, as airline revenues trapped in the South American country grow to $4.1 billion.
  • Venezuela to return LATAM revenues

    News | 21 Jul 2014 10:00 | Michael Gubisch

    Venezuela’s government has agreed to release to LATAM Airlines Group revenues held in the South American country.
  • FARNBOROUGH: LATAM regional jet decision could creep into 2015

    News | 15 Jul 2014 16:30 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    LATAM Airlines Group could decide on a regional jet order for its Brazil operations only in the first half of 2015 – later than previously indicated.