Everybody is going to be fine. AA has a strong presence in Latin America regardless of LA. In Brazil (my country, therefore where I can better speak) they even have AAdvantage credit cards together with Santander, and they've always been VERY relevant. They probably will need more flights on their o...Jump to post
a friend is a FA for Azul and told me sometimes they have to fly for aigle azur, he says they are a total mess... and is not surprised at all... This ORY-VCP flight was just a way David Neeleman found to expand VCP long-haul ops even though Azul (AD) had a shortage of widebody planes due to delays ...Jump to post
If an airline is able to sell XXX-YYY for $400 and sells XXX-YYY-ZZZ for $150 then they are stupid, right? But here is the thing: airlines are not stupid. They predict how many people book only XXX-YYY and the rest of the plane is going to be empty unless they fill it with connecting passengers jus...Jump to post
If an airline is able to sell XXX-YYY for $400 and sells XXX-YYY-ZZZ for $150 then they are stupid, right? But here is the thing: airlines are not stupid. They predict how many people book only XXX-YYY and the rest of the plane is going to be empty unless they fill it with connecting passengers just...Jump to post
I think people who suggest that WN should embrace all the ancillary revenue thing and charge for bags or for rescheduling are misreading what WN is. Making these changes would basically turn WN into a ULCC, while they have a lot of business passengers among their mix that don't really fly NK/F9 for ...Jump to post
Regarding the violence, recent data shows that violent crimes have decreased by 22% over Brazil compared to last year. The main problem is called the general press showing things as if they were commom things which happened everyday. We don't see the same thing coming out of Mexican press, for inst...Jump to post
Argentina was never a good place for LATAM Group. They have state-subsidized/protected AR, and right now Argentinian market is facing bad economic conditions + a bunch of LCCs such as flyBondi, Norwegian Argentina... They just figured it out that although this flight is profitable, it is not worth t...Jump to post
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Nice to see AV kinda returning to the roots. I felt that under Efromovich they were reducing Central America service to compete against LATAM in South America and it didn't end quite well.
I am skeptical too... It does not seem to be a big market and there are also some options with short connections with AA via DFW, UA via IAH and AM via MEX. For South America, I think a YVR-GRU flight with AC is more likely, they are already trying seasonal YUL-GRU this year(together with their year...Jump to post
Airbus does it too; no major carrier has 316 seats on an A359; yet that is the number Airbus uses to figure out seat-mile fuel consumption. There is a little airline in Asia called Thai that has 321 seats in their A350-900 There is also this airline that operates out of a particularly high altitude...Jump to post
LATAM has no plans to retire the 767 and are introducing a new interior product arguably more comfortable than their 787. In fact, they replaced their A330s with the 767. Avianca will probably retire all their A330s and American retire all their A333 and 738 (non-MAX) before LATAM gets around to re...Jump to post