Tag: Venezuela

Venezuela Slaps 90-day Ban on Panama’s Copa Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes Venezuela has stepped up efforts to further isolate itself from the international community following a government decision on April 5 that has suspended all economic and commercial ties with Panama for a renewable period of ninety (90) days effective April 6 and valid through until July 6. The Venezuelan civil aviation authority (Instituto Nacional de […]

Number of Airlines To Suspend Venezuela Operations

Reading Time: 2 minutes A number of airlines, including Delta Air Lines and Avianca Airlines, intend to suspend their services to Caracas. According to the letter submitted by Delta to the Venezuelan National Institute of Civil Aviation, the last flight DL781 from Atlanta to Caracas will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The return and final farewell flight […]

IATA Urges Governments to Release Blocked Airline Funds

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to respect international agreements obliging them to ensure airlines are able to repatriate their revenues. IATA monitors blocked funds globally, the sum of which exceeds $5 billion. The top two countries blocking the repatriation of airline funds are Venezuela and Nigeria. “Air connectivity is vital […]