Articles tagged “azul”

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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.

5 years ago

Azul’s Pending IPO Will Upend Brazil’s Aviation Sector

Azul’s Pending IPO Will Upend Brazil’s Aviation Sector

Christiana Sciaudone, Bloomberg

Nothing like an influx of new jets, new routes, and new cash to shake things up.

5 years ago

Brazil’s Azul Airline Drops Nearly $2 Billion on Jets from Brazil’s Embraer

Brazil’s Azul Airline Drops Nearly $2 Billion on Jets from Brazil’s Embraer

Christiana Sciaudone, Bloomberg

Even with this order, Azul is still being cautious. Time will soon tell if it is cautious smart or cautious meek.

5 years ago

Top 10 Most Popular Travel Brands on YouTube in June

Top 10 Most Popular Travel Brands on YouTube in June

Joyce Manalo, Skift

At this point, vacationers have already made their holiday plans. It's good timing to publish videos that entertain as opposed to ones that promote.

5 years ago

Top 10 Most Popular Travel Brands on YouTube in May

Top 10 Most Popular Travel Brands on YouTube in May

Joyce Manalo, Skift

Encourage your audience to revel in summer fun and dare them to broaden their cultural horizons.

6 years ago

Azul Orders New Jets from Airbus to Prepare for Expansion to U.S.

Azul Orders New Jets from Airbus to Prepare for Expansion to U.S.

Reuters

Even if it's only one flight, the return of Neeleman to U.S. airports is significant enough to get rival execs looking over their shoulders.

6 years ago

Azul Considering International Expansion Beyond Brazil

Azul Considering International Expansion Beyond Brazil

Julie Johnsson, Mary Schlangenstein and Andrea Rothman, Bloomberg

The extra jets are a conservative way forward that also puts Azul in a good position to capitalize on Olympic-related growth.

6 years ago

Brazilian Airline Azul May Seek IPO for Second Time in One Year

Brazilian Airline Azul May Seek IPO for Second Time in One Year

Christiana Sciaudone, Bloomberg

Azul abandoned its first IPO in 2013 citing a weakening market. It's awaiting a regulatory announcement before officially announcing an IPO, but a merger also remains an option.

6 years ago

Brazilian Airlines Place Caps on World Cup Airfares, Load Up on Extra Routes

Brazilian Airlines Place Caps on World Cup Airfares, Load Up on Extra Routes

Reuters

The airfare caps put pressure on Brazil's two largest airline to introduce similar measures. The airlines expect to recoup any losses by flying fuller planes and adding routes.

6 years ago

Star Alliance Is Also Looking To Attract Low-Cost Airlines, Following SkyTeam

Star Alliance Is Also Looking To Attract Low-Cost Airlines, Following SkyTeam

Centre For Aviation

Mainstream airline alliances have to adjust as the low-cost carriers are increasingly restarting their long haul ambitions, after conquering domestic markets in a lot of countries -- especially Asian ones.

6 years ago

Azul CEO Says the Carrier Will Return to IPO Once Brazil’s Economy Picks Up

Azul CEO Says the Carrier Will Return to IPO Once Brazil’s Economy Picks Up

Caroline Chen, Bloomberg

Brazil's small troubles and regional challenges with overreaching governments in places like Argentina don't create the best climate for a good IPO.

6 years ago

JetBlue Founder Neeleman Can’t Repeat IPO Charm, Cancels Azul’s IPO Try

Julia Leite, Bloomberg

Neeleman shepherded JetBlue through its 2002 IPO, but of course the market conditions in Brazil today are totally different. Azul will likely come back again and give it a try when the timing is right.

6 years ago