Articles tagged “colombia”

Airlines

United Airlines Announces New Routes Across Three Continents

United is continuing to deepen its presence in markets overlooked by most other U.S. carriers. It’s a strategy that appears to be working well.

United Airlines Announces New Routes Across Three Continents

Tour Operators

Civitatis Finds Niche in Selling Activities to Spanish-Speaking Travelers

Civitatis is capitalizing on its leading position in selling Spanish-speaking tours and activities as it pushes into new markets thanks to private equity support.

Civitatis Finds Niche in Selling Activities to Spanish-Speaking Travelers

News Blog

Avianca Calls Colombia’s Conditions to Viva Air Merger ‘Unfeasible’

Whether Viva Air will ever fly again is increasingly an open question. Avianca, which wants to merge with the bankrupt budget carrier, said late Wednesday that the conditions laid out by Colombian civil aviation regulators for the deal "make Viva's recovery impossible." "Several conditions that, depending on the case, (i) make Viva’s operation unviable in…

News Blog

Avianca Partially Accepts Colombia’s Conditions to Viva Air Merger

The potential merger of Avianca and Viva Air took a small step forward Wednesday when the former partially accepted the conditions laid out by the Colombian government for the combination of the country's largest and third largest airlines. While Avianca accepted regulator Aerocivil's passenger protection provisions, including guaranteeing refunds for all travelers affected by Viva's…

Airline Weekly

Avianca Pushes Back on Colombia’s Conditions for It to Take Over Bankrupt Viva Air

Why isn't Avianca happy that it finally has a green light to merge with bankrupt Viva Air?

Avianca Pushes Back on Colombia’s Conditions for It to Take Over Bankrupt Viva Air

Business Travel

How Colombia’s New Digital Nomad Visa Came to Be Under Government Turmoil

After a 20-month legislative struggle, Colombia has its own digital nomad visa. But now it’s over to the newly elected government to fully embrace it. Here’s the backstory.

How Colombia’s New Digital Nomad Visa Came to Be Under Government Turmoil

News Blog

Colombia to Take New Look at Avianca-Viva Air Merger

Colombia's civil aviation authority, Aerocivil, is taking a new look at the proposed merger of Avianca and Viva Air following what it described as a "substantial irregularity" in its initial review. That process, which concluded in November, rejected the airlines' combination due to competition concerns. Aerocivil notified the airlines Thursday that it would "proceed quickly"…

News Blog

Colombia Blocks Avianca and Viva Air Merger

The Avianca and Viva Air merger has hit a major roadblock with Colombian authorities objecting to the proposed combination. The move could be a blow to Avianca's plan to create a pan-South American airline group with Brazil's Gol. Colombia's Civil Aeronautics Authority, or Aerocivil, said Tuesday that the merger of the country's first and third…

Tourism

Colombia Tourism Could Get Pinched Under Fiscal Reforms by New President

Colombia’s tourism sector has had a remarkable recovery and expects real growth by the end of the year. But a tax reform being led by President Gustavo Petro could prompt a slowdown, raising fears for hotel projects.

Colombia Tourism Could Get Pinched Under Fiscal Reforms by New President

Airlines

Spirit Rejects Frontier and Continues JetBlue Talks

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at the latest in Spirit’s takeover, Colombia’s tourism revamp, and Wyndham’s revenue strategy.

Spirit Rejects Frontier and Continues JetBlue Talks