Articles tagged “gol”

Airlines

Avianca and Viva Launch Appeal Against Colombia’s Merger Denial

The airlines will be hoping that reducing operations in Bogota and working with state-owned Satena to boost links to Colombia’s most remote regions will appease the country's civil aviation regulator.

Avianca and Viva Launch Appeal Against Colombia’s Merger Denial

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…

Airlines

How Latin America Is the Future of the Airline Industry

No part of the world is seeing as many big changes to the airline business as Latin America. The final shape is still opaque, but one thing is clear for the region's aviation industry: All eyes are watching closely for how this transformation unfolds.

How Latin America Is the Future of the Airline Industry

Tourism

Asian Destinations Have New Perks for Tourists

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at tourism incentives in Asia, Gol playing airline catchup, and Potato Head’s sustainability efforts.

Asian Destinations Have New Perks for Tourists

Airline Weekly

Brazil’s Former No. 1 Carrier Gol Now Playing Catch Up to Latam and Azul

Brazil's former market leader, Gol, is ready to mount a comeback this winter and take back its title from Latam and Azul.

Brazil’s Former No. 1 Carrier Gol Now Playing Catch Up to Latam and Azul

Airline Weekly

Latin America Airline CEOs Temper Optimism on Strong Demand With Caution on Economy

Latin American airlines, no strangers to economic uncertainty, are far from calling the travel recovery countercyclical.

Latin America Airline CEOs Temper Optimism on Strong Demand With Caution on Economy

Airline Weekly

Aerolineas Argentinas: No Plans to Join Latin American Group

Consolidation is not for everybody. State-owned Aerolineas Argentinas plans to go it alone and focus on partnerships rather than mergers.

Aerolineas Argentinas: No Plans to Join Latin American Group

News Blog

Colombia’s Viva Air Officially Seeks Merger With Abra

Colombian budget airline Viva Air has officially applied to regulators to become part of Abra, the new airline group being formed by the merger of Avianca and Gol. Under plans unveiled in May, Viva would become one of four airlines in Abra if its joint application with Avianca to Colombia's civil aviation regulator, Aerocivil, Monday…

Airline Weekly

Podcast: The South American Airline Spider Web

In this week’s episode, Edward “Ned” Russell and Madhu Unnikrishnan take a look at what the new transnational company could look like and why Copa is doing well. And then they blame Alanis Morrissete for ruining the word “ironic.”

Podcast: The South American Airline Spider Web

Airline Weekly

South America’s Tangled Airline Web

About a decade ago, the airlines that became Avianca and Latam showed the world what transnational mergers could look like. And now enter Abra, a holding company that knits together Avianca, Gol, Viva, and Sky, in a sort-of merger that spans almost the entire continent.

South America’s Tangled Airline Web