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Brazil: Foreign Ownership Limit of Airlines Eliminated

Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:30 pm

Looking for a link in English, but the Brazilian president just signed into law the complete elimination of the 20% limit. Brazilian airlines can now be 100% foreign owned.
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Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:43 pm

This is a massive opportunity for an airline to come in build another area of their network, can see an US carrier being interested, having the Brazil-US market monopoly....
 
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Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:47 pm

Samrnpage wrote:
This is a massive opportunity for an airline to come in build another area of their network, can see an US carrier being interested, having the Brazil-US market monopoly....

Course you run the risk Brazil changes the rules in a few years and you are wiped out, but I don't doubt airlines will take the risk. I think you will see more of this and we are at the front end of the next iteration from interline to code share to alliance to JV to cross-border ownership (which the EU kinda kicked-off, although that and Australia/New Zealand were "common market" baby steps).
 
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Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:48 pm

Great news. Who will jump on this opportunity?
 
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Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:13 pm

I can see Norwegian launch Norwegian Brazil, there's nothing that stops them.
 
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Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:13 pm

JetBuddy wrote:
Great news. Who will jump on this opportunity?


LATAM! :duck:
 
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Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:24 pm

Samrnpage wrote:
This is a massive opportunity for an airline to come in build another area of their network, can see an US carrier being interested, having the Brazil-US market monopoly....



Given how poor the Brazilian economy is with seemingly no light at the end of the tunnel, I doubt they are interested. Seems many are reducing flights to Brazil.
 
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Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:24 pm

FX, capital adequacy, borrowing, exchange and depreciation status quo, so pretty much a one way investment. Make sure it's a viable business, that can spend profits / re-invest in the country. Or plan to retire there.
 
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Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:25 pm

enilria wrote:
Samrnpage wrote:
This is a massive opportunity for an airline to come in build another area of their network, can see an US carrier being interested, having the Brazil-US market monopoly....

Course you run the risk Brazil changes the rules in a few years and you are wiped out, but I don't doubt airlines will take the risk.


Worst case scenario they’d be forced to sell. But I doubt it, this rule has been in the making for a long time.
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Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:26 pm

burnsie28 wrote:
Samrnpage wrote:
This is a massive opportunity for an airline to come in build another area of their network, can see an US carrier being interested, having the Brazil-US market monopoly....



Given how poor the Brazilian economy is with seemingly no light at the end of the tunnel, I doubt they are interested. Seems many are reducing flights to Brazil.


Great time to buy. Remember, buy low, sell high.

The economy has already begun to turn around and there’s optimism about the policies of the new government.
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Re: Brazil: Foreign Ownership Limit of Airlines Eliminated

Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:11 pm

Apparently, still needs to be approved by Congress.

https://uk.reuters.com/article/brazil-a ... KS0N1XG00Y
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Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:22 pm

Will Delta further their investment in GOL if this goes through?
 
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Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:22 pm

In theory, it is immediately valid, but nobody will act on it until it is signed off by Congress, because the measure loses effect if not.

If ever approved by Congress, I don’t think anyone should fear the measure being reversed. The ownership structure would be grandfathered.
 
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Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:49 pm

linhas Aéreas Delta
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Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:59 pm

0newair0 wrote:
linhas Aéreas Delta


I could see investment in GOL via Delta/
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Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:07 am

May be QR take over LATAM and rebrand Qatari LatinAmerican
 
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Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:07 am

Very good, time for the communist USA and EU to do the same.
 
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Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:09 am

With this I’m sure AV Holdings will jump in and save O6
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Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:12 am

chunhimlai wrote:
May be QR take over LATAM and rebrand Qatari LatinAmerican

Only the former TAM part of LATAM is Brazilian. The LATAM holding company is Chilean, and they are not going to sell their Brazilian subsidiary to Qatar.
 
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Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:17 am

DGVT wrote:
Very good, time for the communist USA and EU to do the same.


Hope Argentina doesn't follow suit. Don't know if the limitation is good or bad, just that the current administration keeps fighting with the unions for every god damn regulation.
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AtomicGarden wrote:
DGVT wrote:
Very good, time for the communist USA and EU to do the same.


Hope Argentina doesn't follow suit. Don't know if the limitation is good or bad, ...


What!!!! You don't know if it's good or bad, but you then express a preference. That totally makes sense.
 
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Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:54 am

Avianca Brazil will be taken over by Avianca. They are already owned by the same guy, but technically they are still two totally separated entities. This will make everything way more easier...
 
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Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:18 am

I take it that this new law only applies to airlines & not to aircraft manufacturers, eg. Delta could go ahead & buy 100% of Gol, but Boeing's pending purchase of Embraer is still (for now) proscribed by the Brazilian courts, am I right?
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JetBuddy wrote:
Great news. Who will jump on this opportunity?

HNA group, they might increase their stake in Azul.
 
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Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:14 pm

SkyVoice wrote:
I take it that this new law only applies to airlines & not to aircraft manufacturers, eg. Delta could go ahead & buy 100% of Gol, but Boeing's pending purchase of Embraer is still (for now) proscribed by the Brazilian courts, am I right?


That decision concerning Boeing and Embraer was quickly overturned however things are on hold until the incoming government take over in January. As it seems that Bolsonaro is in favour of the deal it is very likely to go ahead early next year.
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Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:34 pm

Just a note. The US3, due to their pilots contracts, can't own another airline unless those pilots are on the seniority list and under the same contract OR operate as a connection/express carrier with aircraft under 76 seats. (and the current outsourcing caps)


it is highly unlikely we see a Delta/American/United Brazil.
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Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:55 pm

PatrickZ80 wrote:
I can see Norwegian launch Norwegian Brazil, there's nothing that stops them.


Money?
 
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Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:47 pm

TheEuphorian wrote:
JetBuddy wrote:
Great news. Who will jump on this opportunity?

HNA group, they might increase their stake in Azul.


HNA isn't buying anything new right now. There are plenty of threads on it, but HNA group isn't in good shape...they are selling assets, including airlines.
 
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Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:57 pm

TheEuphorian wrote:
JetBuddy wrote:
Great news. Who will jump on this opportunity?

HNA group, they might increase their stake in Azul.


That would be funny seeing as they sold it back in July.

duboka wrote:
Avianca Brazil will be taken over by Avianca. They are already owned by the same guy, but technically they are still two totally separated entities. This will make everything way more easier...


Avianca Holdings is partially owned by German Efromovich, who owns Synergy which in turn owns AV Brazil. AVH is not in a position right now to rescue its Brazilian distant relative that however trades with the same brand. The other AVH owners (Kingsland in particular) will not go for that.

AtomicGarden wrote:
Hope Argentina doesn't follow suit. Don't know if the limitation is good or bad, just that the current administration keeps fighting with the unions for every god damn regulation.


I am not sure how the legislation on the matter currently is in Argentina, but it can't be that difficult to establish an airline with foreign capital there seeing how Indigo Partners LLC and Norwegian Air Shuttle did not have any issues establishing local airlines that are not owned by locals.
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Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:01 pm

It's the proverbial Hail Mary pass. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hail_Mary_pass

Brasil recognizes it's a large and populous country and doesn't have the capital or expertise to have a properly functioning airline industry on its own.
 
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Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:20 pm

Brazil's economy is better than Argentina. Brazil's inflation is largely in check and they don't have the capital flight that Argentina is having. It is a big country and they always will have sufficient business travel and with China buying more soyabean their agri exports is bound to increase further.
 
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MIflyer12 wrote:
It's the proverbial Hail Mary pass. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hail_Mary_pass

Brasil recognizes it's a large and populous country and doesn't have the capital or expertise to have a properly functioning airline industry on its own.


I guess VARIG was an airline from another parallel universe... Or today's Azul... No expertise at all in Brazil. Please...
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Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:53 pm

If this does go through, I could seriously see Southwest make a play for GOL as well. I know that Delta already owns part of it, but for the right price, I’m sure Delta would be willing to sell their share.
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Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:36 pm

MIflyer12 wrote:
Brasil recognizes it's a large and populous country and doesn't have the capital or expertise to have a properly functioning airline industry on its own.



Lots of folks agree with you:

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Sat Dec 15, 2018 12:24 pm

dcajet wrote:
TheEuphorian wrote:
duboka wrote:
Avianca Brazil will be taken over by Avianca. They are already owned by the same guy, but technically they are still two totally separated entities. This will make everything way more easier...


Avianca Holdings is partially owned by German Efromovich, who owns Synergy which in turn owns AV Brazil. AVH is not in a position right now to rescue its Brazilian distant relative that however trades with the same brand. The other AVH owners (Kingsland in particular) will not go for that.


But Synergy itself owns more then 50% of the Avianca Holdings. So if Efromovich wants to unite his airlines under one holding, it will happen.
 
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Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:04 pm

SWADawg wrote:
If this does go through, I could seriously see Southwest make a play for GOL as well. I know that Delta already owns part of it, but for the right price, I’m sure Delta would be willing to sell their share.


The main reason for Delta’s investment in GOL is for strategic purposes (to give it a leg up in the largest Latin American market), not so much as an investment vehicle. Unless there is a chance to invest in a better (for Delta’s strategic purposes) Brazilian carrier, Delta is not going to sell its GOL stake simply for more money.
 
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Sat Dec 15, 2018 5:01 pm

duboka wrote:
dcajet wrote:
TheEuphorian wrote:


Avianca Holdings is partially owned by German Efromovich, who owns Synergy which in turn owns AV Brazil. AVH is not in a position right now to rescue its Brazilian distant relative that however trades with the same brand. The other AVH owners (Kingsland in particular) will not go for that.


But Synergy itself owns more then 50% of the Avianca Holdings. So if Efromovich wants to unite his airlines under one holding, it will happen.


Efromovich is up to his waist in debt and is getting money from United Continental Holdings (with the part of AVH he owns as collateral) to service part of that debt. And with AV Brazil in bankruptcy proceedings, uniting the Aviancas is more a wish than a reality at this point in time. Hopefully that may change in the not too distant future.
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Sat Dec 15, 2018 5:09 pm

I'm not sure I can see this changing anything that wasn't already going to happen, which is that Delta will likely creep their GOL equity stake up to something to the tune of 10%. Frankly, Brazil has proven that their economy and political roller coaster are simply too much of a risk to have someone come in and invest 50% or more into one of their airlines.
 
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deltal1011man wrote:
Just a note. The US3, due to their pilots contracts, can't own another airline unless those pilots are on the seniority list and under the same contract OR operate as a connection/express carrier with aircraft under 76 seats. (and the current outsourcing caps)


it is highly unlikely we see a Delta/American/United Brazil.
DGVT wrote:
Very good, time for the communist USA and EU to do the same.

All I learned from this post is you have no idea what communism is. :lol: :lol:


Well then explain to me what kind of government artificially limits competition (and protects state owned airlines in the EU) and the freedom of choice of its citzens through foreign ownership restrictions? Is that what you call capitalism?
 
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Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:18 pm

dcajet wrote:
MIflyer12 wrote:
It's the proverbial Hail Mary pass. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hail_Mary_pass

Brasil recognizes it's a large and populous country and doesn't have the capital or expertise to have a properly functioning airline industry on its own.


I guess VARIG was an airline from another parallel universe... Or today's Azul... No expertise at all in Brazil. Please...


I all fairness Azul was started by the man who founded jetBlue.
 
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ojjunior wrote:
MIflyer12 wrote:
Brasil recognizes it's a large and populous country and doesn't have the capital or expertise to have a properly functioning airline industry on its own.



Lots of folks agree with you:

Aerobrasil Cargo
Aerolloyd Iguassu
Aerovias Brasil
Aerovias Minas Gerais
Air Brasil
Air Minas
Air Vias
America Air
ATA Brasil
BETA Cargo
BRA Transportes Aéreos
Brasil Central Linhas Aéreas
Colt Cargo
Condor Syndikat
Cruiser Linhas Aéreas
Digex Cargo
Rico Linhas Aéreas
Flex Linhas Aéreas
Fly Linhas Aéreas
FlyWays Linhas Aéreas
Interbrasil STAR
Itapemirim Cargo
JetSul
Linhas Aéreas Paulistas
Litorânea Linhas Aéreas
Lóide Aéreo Nacional
Master Top Airlines
META
Nacional Transportes Aéreos
NOAR Linhas Aéreas
Panair do Brasil
Paraense Transportes Aéreos
Pena Linhas Aéreas
Promodal Transportes Aéreos
Puma Air Linhas Aéreas
Real Transportes Aéreos
RIO Linhas Aéreas
Rio Sul Serviços Aéreos Regionais
Serviços Aéreos Cruzeiro do Sul
SETE Linhas Aéreas
Skymaster Airlines
Sociedade Anônima Viação Aérea Gaúcha
Syndicato Condor
TAF Linhas Aéreas
TAM Pantanal
TAVAJ
TEAM Transportes Aéreos
Transportes Aéreos da Bacia Amazônica
Transportes Aéreos Nacional
Transportes Charter do Brasil
TRIP Linhas Aéreas
Varig (2006)
Varig Nordeste
VASP
VASPEX
Via Brasil Linhas Aéreas
Viabras
VOTEC
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You forgot Trans Brazil. They had a nice livery too.
 
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Tue Dec 18, 2018 12:12 am

kitplane01 wrote:
AtomicGarden wrote:
DGVT wrote:
Very good, time for the communist USA and EU to do the same.


Hope Argentina doesn't follow suit. Don't know if the limitation is good or bad, ...


What!!!! You don't know if it's good or bad, but you then express a preference. That totally makes sense.


What I said is that it'd create another battle front for the already very combative unions.

Mind you, I do know some things about foreign private ownership of airlines in Argentina, it doesn't end up nicely. But it has more to do with the country itseld rather than being private or not.
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Wed May 22, 2019 10:56 pm

It’s official, congress and the senate have approved the measure.

Foreign companies can now own 100% of domestic airlines.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/brazil-s ... 47156.html
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Thu May 23, 2019 12:16 am

What are the odds that G3 becomes Delta Brazil? I see this helping LATAM consolidate all operations in Santiago, but must planes remain on the Brazil registry?
 
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aemoreira1981 wrote:
What are the odds that G3 becomes Delta Brazil? I see this helping LATAM consolidate all operations in Santiago, but must planes remain on the Brazil registry?


Since last year, Brazilian legislation allows Brazilian airlines to operate foreign registered planes. In fact, LATAM Brazil has been operating CC- registered 767s. Crews, however, must continue to be nationals of Brazil.

Why would Delta do such a thing? What's the benefit to the Delta brand?
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Thu May 23, 2019 1:36 am

Spanish group Globalia (owner of Air Europa) have been approved by Brazilian authorities to launch domestic flights in Brazil. Much probably they'll set up a new carrier here, maybe picking up the imminent void going to be left by the demise of Avianca Brasil.

https://noticias.r7.com/economia/global ... 18052019-1
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If this does go through, I could seriously see Southwest make a play for GOL as well. I know that Delta already owns part of it, but for the right price, I’m sure Delta would be willing to sell their share.


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Thu May 23, 2019 8:23 am

burnsie28 wrote:
Samrnpage wrote:
This is a massive opportunity for an airline to come in build another area of their network, can see an US carrier being interested, having the Brazil-US market monopoly....



Given how poor the Brazilian economy is with seemingly no light at the end of the tunnel, I doubt they are interested. Seems many are reducing flights to Brazil.


Not quite - VS is advertising flights from next year. AC is also adding flights. BA has pumped up their offerings to GRU and there's no reductions on flights from Europe and MIddle East. There were some reductions/moves on flights to the US but that was all. This will probably be reversed anyway once the BR Immigration cans the reciprocity rule for Americans.
 
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Thu May 23, 2019 1:12 pm

Who cares about Brazil's economy going well or bad if the domestic aviation market has always been around 90 million domestic pax per year in recent years?
Anyone who offers a good service will be successful. There's space for many!

Good reading here: https://www.statista.com/statistics/877551/number-passengers-domestic-flights-brazil/

Can't remember last time news made me so happy!

Now these amateur companies with poor service and stratospheric prices (except Azul-AD) operating domestically in Brazil have lost their gold mine (If you haven't flown domestically in Brazil in the recent years several times, please don't say LATAM and Gol are good airlines based in 1 or 2 experiences). Either they improve services or they will disappear!

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