Category: Latin America

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 […]

Aeromexico Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in the US

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aeromexico has become the latest Latin American airline to face huge financial problems amid the crisis provoked by the coronavirus pandemic and begin restructuring under the Chapter 11 process. In order to secure future and emerge as a stronger player, the airline announced that it is utilizing the Chapter 11 process, which allows companies to […]

The Great Unknown: How Soon Will You Return to Travelling?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Although step by step aviation is resuming operations, still there are too many unknown aspects and hypothetical assumptions. The summer season is usually the most busy for airlines, meanwhile winter is the hard season to stay profitable. On the regular basis. This year we deal with a very slow entrance into the peak season. According […]

IATA: 2020 to Become the Worst Year in the History of Aviation

Reading Time: < 1 minute The crisis provoked by the coronavirus pandemic is still making grave impacts on the entire world, and on aviation in particular. The year of 2020 has already come into history as a year of extreme challenges. According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), airlines are expected to lose $84.3 billion in 2020 for a […]

IATA Reports Some Positive Signs of Demand Recovery

Reading Time: < 1 minute After a period of news about deteriorating demand for air travel, a flash of some positive statistics has been reported by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). After hitting bottom in April (the biggest decline in the history of IATA’s traffic series, which dates back to 1990), daily flight totals rose 30% between the low […]

Crisis Through the Eyes of Experienced Pilots: Stay Positive

Reading Time: 7 minutes Aviation is going through another ‘first’ as it is in its worst crisis ever. The recent turbulence caused by the coronavirus pandemic is still impossible to measure; its medium- and long-term impacts either. There is neither a well-trodden recovery path to follow, nor a similar global situation to refer to. Nevertheless, the situation is not […]

Rising Airline Industry’s Debt: Threat of Possible Failures

Reading Time: < 1 minute Financial aid and support to airlines is currently vitally important for the airlines, and the industry, to begin recovering after the pandemic. Airlines have received over $120 billion in financial assistance from governments.  Nevertheless, there are two sides of the same coin. With a financial help also grows the airline industry’s global debt. According to […]

Coronavirus Sends Another Airline into Bankruptcy: LATAM

Reading Time: < 1 minute Yet another major airline files for bankruptcy over collapse in demand and difficulties in financial survival: LATAM Airlines Group, the biggest airline in Latin America, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The airline said in a statement that the process will not affect its operations, employees and cargo flights. “We are looking ahead to a […]