A merger between the three airlines based in three different continents would create an economic powerhouse and establish Brazil as the South American leader in aviation, but such a takeover remains unlikely.
The idea in the future is to integrate the three companies forming a national superaérea with routes to Europe, Africa and USA.
“I always think about things we can do, but right now, I’m focused in Blue”, Neeleman said…“It is not true that I go buy a TAP or JetBlue.”
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