Tag: Brazil

Green Light to Boeing-Embraer Tie-Up from Brazil

Reading Time: 1 minute After resolving uncertainty and fighting off all the challenges posed by lawmakers and labour unions, Embraer and Boeing strategic partnership has been given the green light from the Government of Brazil. The terms for the new company were agreed by both Boeing and Embaer last month and remain almost unchanged after the Government’s approval. The […]

GOL Boeing 737 Takes Off with a Landed Aircraft Still on Runway

Reading Time: 1 minute GOL Transportes Aereos Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Brasilia to Sao Luis with 154 passengers and 6 crew, was accelerating for takeoff when the crew recognized the previous landing, an air force aircraft, was still on the runway. The Boeing continued takeoff passing close to the air force plane and landed in Sao Luis without […]

U.S. – Brazil Open Skies Agreement Moves Closer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Brazil Congress’ lower house has approved an Open Skies agreement between the U.S. and Brazil, which in turn means that the way has been further cleared for an intended partnership between American Airlines Group and LATAM Group SA (LATAM). The agreement still requires ratification from the Brazil Senate. Having been signed in 2011, the agreement […]

Embraer Announces Delivery of the First E190-E2 in 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Brazilian manufacturer, Embraer, announced the delivery of its first E190-E2 in April 2018. Widerøe, the largest regional carrier operating in the Nordic countries, is the launch customer to receive the newest, upgraded version of the prosperous E-Jet family of aircraft. “Since the program was launched, the first half of 2018 has been our target, and […]

The FBO Market in South America

Reading Time: 2 minutes At a global scale FBOs are all about time and cost efficiency, swiftness and comfort. But while in the US and UK markets the competition within different FBOs is heavily determined by the price of fuel, in South America other separately priced services, including fuel, generate a rather compelling mix of variables before clients can […]

Air Transport Generates 1.1 Million Jobs in Brazil

Reading Time: 1 minute The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced new data showing that aviation and aviation-induced tourism support 1.1 million jobs and contribute $32.9 billion to Brazil’s GDP, an amount equivalent to 1.4% of the country’s GDP. These findings are among the highlights of ‘The Importance of Air Transport in Brazil’ study conducted by Oxford Economics on […]

Embraer Flies World‘s Most Efficient Jet Ahead of Schedule

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ten months after the first flight of the E190-E2, today Embraer performed the inaugural flight of another member of the E2 family, ahead of schedule. This Wednesday, the E195-E2, the largest aircraft of the family–and the most efficient aircraft in the single aisle jet market—took off for the first time. The flight, originally scheduled for […]

Brazil’s Azul Becomes the E195-E2 Launch Operator

Reading Time: 1 minute Embraer announced that Azul Brazilian Airlines, the largest operator of the E195s current-generation in the world, will be the launch operator of the E195-E2. Azul’s contract with Embraer is for up to 50 aircraft, being 30 firm orders and 20 purchase rights. “Azul played a key role in the E195-E2 development, actively participating in the […]

Embraer Delivers Its 1,300th E-Jet to Tianjin Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes Embraer reached another milestone with its E-Jets program – the delivery of the 1,300th aircraft. The E-Jet, an E195, was handed over to China’s Tianjin Airlines in a ceremony at the factory in São José dos Campos. This delivery brings the Tianjin Airlines E-Jet fleet to 45, the largest in Asia. “We dedicate this milestone […]

GOL Signs Codeshare Partnership With Emirates

Reading Time: 1 minute GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes and Emirates agreed on a new codeshare and frequent flyer program partnership. The codeshare partnership has been filed on October 11th to ANAC – Brazilian Federal Aviation Agency (Agencia Nacional de Aviacao Civil). The first flights will be approved in the coming days and the partnership is expected to come into […]