Category: Latin America

Copa Airlines
Copa Airlines Reports a Net Profit of US$28.1 million

Reading Time: < 1 minute During the second quarter of 2021, the Panamanian operator Copa Airlines reported a net profit of US$28.1 million. As the airline has only one domestic route and aviation is still severely affected by the pandemic, it is pretty surprising Copa managed to report a net profit. However, it should be taken into account that excluding […]

Boeing 737 MAX GOL
Brazil’s GOL Airline to Buy 28 Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: < 1 minute Brazil’s Gol Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes has signed an agreement to purchase 28 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft that will replace 23 of its 737-800 NGs by the end of 2022. Gol said the new aircraft would reduce unit costs by 8% and generate about $200 million in cash equity gains.  “We’ve concluded our multi-year planning and, […]

Embraer turboprop
Embraer Plans to Launch Its Turboprop Next Year

Reading Time: < 1 minute Embraer has recently shared its plans to launch its new turboprop project at some point next year. “We are still working on a turboprop and hope to launch the program in 2022,” Mr Meijer was quoted by FlightGlobal. “It will really stand apart from the products out there today.” Embraer says that the new turboprop […]

E195-E2
Embraer Sells 30 E195-E2 Aircraft to an Unidentified Customer

Reading Time: < 1 minute Embraer that has recently reported its Q1 results mentioned the purchase of 30 E195-E2s from an unidentified customer. It is a sudden improvement as the manufacturer sold just two commercial airplanes over the past year. It is unknown who ordered the 30 E195-E2s, but the deal was put forward on April 23 and deliveries will […]

Boeing
Boeing Predicts More Than 2,600 Aircraft Sales in Latin America By 2040

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing forecasts a rapid rebound in global aircraft sales, predominantly in Latin America and the Caribbean, once the pandemic retreats. The company estimates carriers will need 2,610 new aircraft within the next 20 years. According to the manufacturer, there will be a 5.1%  growth in the airline traffic for Latin America and the Caribbean within […]

Which Airlines Will Fly Boeing 737 MAX After Ungrounding?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Many airlines worldwide used to have trust in Boeing 737 MAX when it was first launched, and many have regained it after the long recertification process. The catastrophes during which 346 people died made Boing ground all 737 MAX fleet globally and go through a radical shake-up. The flaws in the anti-stall system have been […]

Aeromexico To Resume Boeing 737 MAX Flights From December 21s

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aeromexico is planning to relaunch Boeing 737 MAX flights on December 21st. According to some reports, the carrier will make round trips between Mexico City and three other essential destinations: Cancun, Tijuana, and Monterrey. In total, Aeromexico has six Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and is expecting at least eight more. Based on Boeing’s information on […]

American Eagle plane skidded off the runway in Bahamas

Reading Time: < 1 minute An American Eagle ERJ-145 plane from Miami slides off runway at Grand Bahama International Airport on Saturday, according to the Tribune. According to reports the aircraft, which had traveled from Miami, experienced some mechanical difficulties on the runway after landing. As a result, the plane skidded off the runway and came to a stop 15ft […]

IATA Confirms: Global Passenger Traffic to Recover Only in 2024

Reading Time: < 1 minute As the recent trends indicate, recovery of aviation would be more troublesome and would take longer than had been expected. The fears have been also confirmed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Following the slower-than-expected recovery in June, 2020, when measures in RPK, fell 86.5% compared to the year-ago period (slightly improved from a […]

Embraer Works out More Cargo Space in Its Commercial Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute With a recent surge in available cargo space, Embraer has arrived with freight transportation solutions for its commercial aircraft lines EMB 120s, ERJ 145s, and E-Jets. The exemption for the carriage of additional freight on Embraer passenger aircraft has been already approved by ANAC, Brazil’s civil aviation regulatory authority. Embraer published Technical Dispositions for the […]