All Latin America articles – Page 5

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    In depth

    Grounded commercial aircraft around the world – in pictures


    Parked aircraft have become commonplace at airports in all regions as the coronavirus outbreak prompts border restrictions and plummeting demand for air travel

  • Nigerian Super Tucano

    First Nigerian Super Tucano conducts maiden sortie


    The first A-29 Super Tucano due for delivery to the Nigerian air force has conducted its maiden flight from Jacksonville, Florida.

  • LATAM first A320neo

    LATAM extends 95% capacity cuts through May


    LATAM Airlines has extended through May its 95% reduction in planned capacity, citing continued travel restrictions and a lack of demand because of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • LATAM first A320neo and 4th A350

    IATA appeals to Latin American governments for coordination


    Airline industry association IATA is calling on Latin American governments to harmonise plans to eventually restart air service and reopen borders, saying an uncoordinated effort will hinder the sector’s recovery.

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    US DOT denies minimum service exemptions to Spirit, JetBlue


    The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has largely denied Spirit Airlines’ and Jet Blue Airways’ requests for exemption to minimum service rules required for carriers to accept government aid as they consolidate their networks due to the sharp drop-off in demand following the coronavirus global health emergency.

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    Gol cancels 34 Boeing 737 Max orders


    Brazil’s low-cost carrier Gol says it has reached an agreement with Boeing on cash compensation for the more-than-year-long 737 Max grounding, and the termination of 34 forward orders for the company.

  • LATAM first A320neo and 4th A350

    LATAM slashes April capacity 95%


    LATAM Airlines has decreased its operation-wide capacity in April by 95%, citing border closures and lower demand because of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Gripen F demonstrator - Saab

    Saab commences production of first Brazilian Gripen F


    Saab has cut metal on the first two-seat Gripen F for the Brazilian air force. The first part cut for the aircraft will form part of the jet’s air duct section, just behind the fighter’s cockpit, says Saab. Video: First Metal Cut Gripen F to ...

  • E195-E2 First Flight

    Embraer sees commercial orders deferred, not cancelled


    Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer says it has not had any order cancellations as a result of the current global coronavirus pandemic that has decimated the air transport industry, but it is seeing some customers ask for deferments of deliveries as airlines reduce capacity for an undetermined period of time.

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    Embraer manufactures ventilator parts


    Brazilian aircraft-maker Embraer has begun manufacturing parts for ventilators in an effort to support the country’s medical industry as the coronavirus pandemic grips all corners of the globe.

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    Avianca ceases domestic flights through mid-April


    Avianca has suspended domestic flights through at least 12 April, citing the Colombian federal government’s closing of the country’s airspace, which commences 25 March.

  • Azul receives the first Airbus A330neo in the Amer

    Azul expands April capacity cuts to 90%


    Brazilian low-cost carrier Azul has cut its planned capacity through 30 April by 90%.

  • Gol first 737 Max 8

    Brazil’s Gol down to 50 daily domestic flights


    Gol has dropped its domestic capacity in Brazil by 92% and its international capacity by 100% through early May in response to falling demand during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Gripen E Brazil

    Latin American combat aircraft inventory has limited scope to grow


    We assess Latin America’s in-service combat aircraft inventory, ahead of biennial FIDAE gathering

  • LATAM Airlines Airbus A320neo

    LATAM slashes international flights by 30%


    LATAM Airlines Group is cutting its international flights by 30% for the months of April and May, as countries close borders to slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. As a result of lower demand and government restrictions resulting from the pandemic, the airline group is reducing flights ...

  • Azul E195-E2

    Azul sees drop in international demand, but domestic flights less impacted


    Brazilian carrier Azul has cut its international flight network as a result of lower demand due to the global coronavirus crisis, and is closely monitoring its liquidity and expenditures as the crisis drags on.

  • Kakinoff Gol

    Gol Q4 profit falls as Max crisis lingers


    Brazil’s Gol continues to suffer from the fallout of the grounding of its seven Boeing 737 Max aircraft, reporting fourth quarter net income that was almost half of that reported for the same period in 2018.

  • Austral E190

    Second Austral E190 suffers nose-wheel detachment


    Argentinean investigators have opened a probe after an Embraer 190 apparently lost its left-hand nose-wheel in Rosario. The Austral Lineas Aereas twinjet (LV-CHQ) had arrived at Rosario following a service from Buenos Aires on 16 February. Argentinean accident investigation authority JIAAC says the incident occurred at about 23:10 ...

  • LATAM Airlines Airbus A320neo

    Malaysia Airlines inks codeshare pact with LATAM


    Malaysia Airlines has signed a codesharing agreement with LATAM Airlines, extending its reach into South America starting this month. The Malaysian carrier will codeshare on LATAM-operated flights from points in Australia and New Zealand to Santiago, and LATAM will codeshare on Malaysia-operated flights to Kuala Lumpur. ...

  • Copa 737 Max 9

    Copa net profit jumps as Max crisis drags on


    Higher travel demand and low fuel costs offset lost revenue opportunities as Panama’s Copa Airlines continues to post strong earnings even while struggling with the ongoing effects of the Boeing 737 Max crisis.