Articles tagged “azul airlines”

Norwegian Air’s Planned Flights to Brazil Face Potential Headwinds

Norwegian Air’s Planned Flights to Brazil Face Potential Headwinds

Christiana Sciaudone, Vinicius Andrade, and Fabiola Moura, Bloomberg

Consumers grumble about airlines charging a la carte fees for services that used to be included in the ticket price. But they tend to go ahead and patronize those airlines anyway. Brazil's proposed regulations may not reflect true consumer preference.

5 months ago

Brazil’s Airlines Struggle to Keep Up With Rising Fuel Prices

Brazil’s Airlines Struggle to Keep Up With Rising Fuel Prices

Vinícius Andrade and Fabiola Moura, Bloomberg

We keep hearing Brazil's economy is coming back. But many of the country's airlines are not racking up profits. The problem? They make their revenue in local currency, but many of their costs and much of their debt is in U.S. dollars. And the Brazilian currency has been losing significant value against the dollar.

7 months ago

JetBlue’s Founder Is Raising Cash for a New U.S. Airline, Report Says

JetBlue’s Founder Is Raising Cash for a New U.S. Airline, Report Says

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

For most entrepreneurs, even otherwise successful ones, it's a mistake to start an airline from scratch. The startup costs are immense, and most new airlines fail. But David Neeleman knows airlines, and he has started many of them, including JetBlue Airways and Azul. His track record suggests he might succeed where others would not.

7 months ago

Emirates Ranks First in Launch of TripAdvisor’s Review-Based Global Airline Rankings

Emirates Ranks First in Launch of TripAdvisor’s Review-Based Global Airline Rankings

Brian Sumers, Skift

Travelers are entitled to their own opinions, and it makes sense that Emirates is the overall No. 1. But does Aeroflot truly have the world's best business class product?

2 years ago

CEO Interview: JetBlue Founder’s Future With Azul Airlines and TAP Portugal

CEO Interview: JetBlue Founder’s Future With Azul Airlines and TAP Portugal

Brian Sumers , Skift

When David Neeleman was pushed out of JetBlue Airways, the carrier he founded, in 2007, it wasn't clear he would have a next act. But Neeleman, who now controls two airlines, is doing just fine.

2 years ago

Finally, Some Airlines Are Optimistic About South America

Finally, Some Airlines Are Optimistic About South America

Brian Sumers , Skift

It looks like Latin America has finally hit rock-bottom for airlines. But it will be some time before airlines are making major profits in South America.

2 years ago

Brazil’s Weakened Currency Leaves Airlines Uncertain About 2016

Brazil’s Weakened Currency Leaves Airlines Uncertain About 2016

Christiana Sciaudone and Paula Sambo, Bloomberg

While China's economy grabs everyone's attention, Brazil's faces major issues of its own that's leaving carriers operating there on edge.

3 years ago

Azul Becomes First Carrier in the Americas to Adopt AIRCOM FlightTracker

Azul Becomes First Carrier in the Americas to Adopt AIRCOM FlightTracker

Marisa Garcia, Skift

It's good to at least see some airlines have made up their minds in favor of aircraft tracking systems.

3 years ago

Florida Is the Next Battleground for Brazilian Low-Cost Carriers

Florida Is the Next Battleground for Brazilian Low-Cost Carriers

Christiana Sciaudone and Jessica Brice, Bloomberg

Increasingly low-cost carriers are reaching abroad to test their model in a long-haul offering and provide further challenges to the legacy carriers.

4 years ago

5 Travel Brands Winning on Social Media for the Week Ending June 27, 2014

5 Travel Brands Winning on Social Media for the Week Ending June 27, 2014

Joyce Manalo, Skift

Make your social media campaigns count by integrating your creative assets across relevant platforms and rewarding your fans with interactions filled with enthusiasm.

5 years ago