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Varig's Near Future  
User currently offlineBlueJet From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 397 posts, RR: 4
Posted (15 years 1 week 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 929 times:

Whats the story with this airline? I have heard that it is unstable, but I dunno, I live in NY. What are there plans, aircraft orders? Anything? For some strange reason I doubt Ill ever fly them.........

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User currently offlineRafabozzolla From Brazil, joined Apr 2000, 1403 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (15 years 1 week 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 903 times:

Varig will receive 2 777s and 8 next generation 737s this year. Its true that the company is having a hard time puting a profit lately, mostly due to overexpansion in the 1997 to 1999 period. Then our currency was devalued and the companys costs in dollar skyrocketed.
It has a pretty good service overall.

BTW, why will U never fly them?

User currently offlineWatewate From Canada, joined Nov 2000, 2284 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (15 years 1 week 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 901 times:

Seeing that Brazil is the single largest market is S. America and 50% of Latin America traffic stems from Brazil, Varig is in an enviable position in the long term. The fact that one of its competitors has been brought down on its knees is a bonus.

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