Category: Latin America

Global Expansion Through Business Acquisition In Aviation: The Better Way?

To increase geographical presence, decrease competition, accelerate expansion – just a few reasons why companies choose business acquisition as an inorganic mode of expansion. With yearly worth of worldwide mergers and acquisitions topping €41 billion it’s only natural that increasing number of deals has been recorded and anticipated in the aviation industry as well. With […]

5 Airports Prove to Be the Best in the World

Air travel is no longer a luxury commodity – on the contrary, it proves to be as indispensable to everyday life as medicine or telecommunications. Apart from occupying a pivotal role in the social development, aviation also brings enormous benefits to modern economies by unlocking their potential for more profitable trade and tourism. Without a […]

Tourist Killed on Maho Beach At St. Maarten By Jet Blast

A 57-year old woman from New Zealand was killed on Maho Beach late Wednesday afternoon (July 12), after being blown off her feet by a jet blast from an aircraft taking off. The beach is world famous to aviation enthusiasts and plane spotters, because of its extremely close proximity to St Maarten Princess Juliana Airport […]

Embraer Delivers 35 Commercial and 24 Executive Jets in 2Q17

During the second quarter of 2017 (2Q17), Embraer delivered 35 jets to the commercial aviation market and 24 jets to the business aviation market, of which 16 were light jets and eight were large jets. The number of deliveries in Commercial Aviation rose roughly 35% over the same period last year. With respect to Executive […]

Boeing Cuts Back On Large Aircraft As Demand Drops

The era of very large passenger aircraft like the Airbus A380 and the Boeing 747 is coming to an end. Most airlines no longer want the Airbus “Superjumbo” or Boeing’s “Queen of the Skies” as they increasingly opt for smaller wide-body versions that are fuel-efficient, flexible and viable to operate. “We have seen a very consistent […]

Boeing Reports Second-Quarter Deliveries

The Boeing Company announced deliveries across its commercial and defense operations for the second quarter of 2017. Major program deliveries during the second quarter and year-to-date, including deliveries under operating lease (which are identified by parentheses), were as follows:

YY Fares Retire After Seven Successful Decades

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the YY Fares will be rescinded from 31 October 2018. The decision to rescind YY Fares was taken with a vote by the IATA Passenger Tariffs Conference on 28 June 2017. The rescinding of YY fares reflects the dramatic transformation that continues to take place in the […]

Global Air Freight Demand Increases 13% in May

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), grew 12.7% in May 2017 compared to the year-earlier period. This was up from the 8.7% annual growth recorded in April 2017 and is more than three times higher than the five year […]

Airbus New Black Boxes Will Eject From Crashing Planes

Airbus will fit deployable flight data and cockpit voice recorders on new A350 XWB aircraft beginning in 2019 and on the rest of its long-range fleet soon thereafter. A deployable flight data recorder is designed to separate itself from the aircraft in a crash. They are particularly useful for crashes over water where accessing or […]

How Dangerous Might Bird Strikes Be?

In the world of aviation hardly a week passes without an aircraft being damaged, and, as strange as it may sound, in many cases the fault of such problems lie in birds. Perhaps, at first sight it does not seem to be a very weighty matter as it is thought that approximately 80% of bird […]