Articles tagged “azul”

United Flight Attendants’ Contract Could Help the Airline Advance — Skift Business Traveler

United Flight Attendants’ Contract Could Help the Airline Advance — Skift Business Traveler

Grant Martin, Skift

The new flight attendants' contract at United, coupled with other steps CEO Oscar Munoz is taking, could finally enable United to make up some serious ground against its competitors.

2 years ago

JetBlue Founder Neeleman Sees Turnaround at Brazil’s Azul and Portugal’s TAP

JetBlue Founder Neeleman Sees Turnaround at Brazil’s Azul and Portugal’s TAP

Fabiola Moura and Julia Leite, Bloomberg

While the world is focused on the Rio Olympics and Brazil's economic and political woes, Azul is quietly gaining ground from the back of the pack. The finish line, though, is still out of sight.

2 years ago

Brazil’s Azul Airline Sells 24% Stake to Chinese Group

Brazil’s Azul Airline Sells 24% Stake to Chinese Group

Christiana Sciaudone, Fabiola Moura and Clement Tan, Bloomberg

The last 18 months seems as if someone hit "snooze" on all of Brazil's tourism and transport ambitions.

3 years ago

JetBlue and Brazil’s Azul Nearing Comprehensive Passenger Agreement

JetBlue and Brazil’s Azul Nearing Comprehensive Passenger Agreement

Christiana Sciaudone and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Neeleman is getting the band back together!

3 years ago

Azul Considers an IPO Again, This Time for Its Loyalty Program

Azul Considers an IPO Again, This Time for Its Loyalty Program

Christiana Sciaudone, Bloomberg

Azul is desperate to pull off some kind of IPO — any kind of IPO. Considering the success rate for loyalty spinoffs, it's likely a good idea.

3 years ago

Azul and JetBlue Founder Neeleman Gets Majority Stake in TAP Airlines

Azul and JetBlue Founder Neeleman Gets Majority Stake in TAP Airlines

Christiana Sciaudone and Henrique Almeida, Bloomberg

It will be interesting to see how Neeleman and company position TAP. Will the center of Lusophone aviation shift to Brazil?

4 years ago

Portugal Reviewing New Bids From Avianca and Azul for Majority Stake in TAP

Portugal Reviewing New Bids From Avianca and Azul for Majority Stake in TAP

Associated Press

At the end of the day, Portugal needs to unload the airline, despite what Azul or Avianca finally offer for it.

4 years ago

Azul Founder Neeleman Submits Bid to Acquire TAP Portugal

Azul Founder Neeleman Submits Bid to Acquire TAP Portugal

Christiana Sciaudone and Henrique Almeida , Bloomberg

Considering TAP's 77 weekly flights from Portugal to Brazil, Neeleman believes TAP and Azul can create a real network together.

4 years ago

United Airlines May Be the Outside Savior That Brazil’s Azul Needs

United Airlines May Be the Outside Savior That Brazil’s Azul Needs

Christiana Sciaudone and Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

Considering the dollar's strength and the weakness of Brazil right now, Azul is coming at any partnership from a place of weakness.

4 years ago

The Brazilian Economy Is Bad and That’s Good for Its Domestic Flyers

The Brazilian Economy Is Bad and That’s Good for Its Domestic Flyers

Christiana Sciaudone, Bloomberg

Is this the equivalent of the early 1980s in the U.S.? Or something unique altogether?

4 years ago

For Azul Third Time Isn’t a Charm as it Again Delays IPO

For Azul Third Time Isn’t a Charm as it Again Delays IPO

Christiana Sciaudone and Jonathan Levin , Bloomberg

Azul shareholders want to cash in on an IPO, figuring they've waited long enough already. But market conditions in Brazil aren't cooperating so it looks as though Azul will have to wait awhile longer.

4 years ago

JetBlue’s Founder Makes Third Try for an Azul IPO

JetBlue’s Founder Makes Third Try for an Azul IPO

Jonathan Levin Christiana Sciaudone , Bloomberg

Azul faces the obstacle of a volatile Brazilian economy. The real has fallen 13 percent over the last three months while Azul prices its aircraft and fuel in dollars. But Neeleman thinks it's time to reward investors, including himself, the airline's largest stakeholder.

4 years ago