Articles tagged “latam”

Argentina’s Flyers Pounce on Fares as Low as $7 as Government Loosens Regulations

Argentina’s Flyers Pounce on Fares as Low as $7 as Government Loosens Regulations

Patrick Gillespie, Bloomberg

Deregulation is fun, right? We'll have to see how the market evolves in Argentina. Maybe someday consumers will miss some aspects of regulation. But for now, people seem happy with $7 fares.

3 weeks ago

Latam Airlines May Have Finally Got Back Its Momentum

Latam Airlines May Have Finally Got Back Its Momentum

Eduardo Thomson, Bloomberg

This is good news for Latam but even better news for the region as it continues to deal with disappointment in Brazil and the complete failure of Venezuela.

12 months ago

Qatar Airways Invests in LATAM Airlines With 10 Percent Stake

Qatar Airways Invests in LATAM Airlines With 10 Percent Stake

Associated Press

With a stake in LATAM, Qatar CEO Akbar Al Baker seems intent in embarking on a global investment strategy with parallels to that of rival Etihad, although the latter has hit the pause button and is reviewing its strategy after some European investments that haven't worked out so well.

2 years ago

Airlines Ask DOT for Permission to Collude Over a Debt Collection

Airlines Ask DOT for Permission to Collude Over a Debt Collection

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

This is a highly unusual request for U.S. carriers to seek a reprieve from antitrust immunity from the Department of Transportation so they can figure out how to be more powerful debt collectors in Venezuela. It shouldn't cause too many antitrust concerns although it's difficult to see how the group effort to pressure Venezuela would do much good.

2 years ago

LATAM Airlines Group Posts Loss as Qatar is Poised to Take a Stake

LATAM Airlines Group Posts Loss as Qatar is Poised to Take a Stake

Brian Sumers, Skift

LATAM Airlines Group has so much exposure to Brazil that its second quarter loss hardly comes as a surprise.

2 years ago

Qatar Airways Wants a Small Stake in Latam Airlines

Qatar Airways Wants a Small Stake in Latam Airlines

Deena Kamel Yousef and Chris Reiter, Bloomberg

Qatar Airways wants a piece of Latam as it struggles with decreased air travel demand in South America.

2 years ago

LATAM Unveils Comprehensive Rebranding With Global Focus

LATAM Unveils Comprehensive Rebranding With Global Focus

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Repositioning a brand and integrating two airlines is a challenging process, and LATAM has taken its time to work out the details. Right now, its efforts are looking good.

2 years ago

American and British Airways Want Approval for Joint Venture With LATAM

American and British Airways Want Approval for Joint Venture With LATAM

Mary Schlangenstein and Kari Lundgren, Bloomberg

The three airlines are already Oneworld members but this new codeshare agreement would take cooperation to a wholly different level.

3 years ago

TAM Is the First Airline in the Americas to Get Airbus’ Next-Gen A350

TAM Is the First Airline in the Americas to Get Airbus’ Next-Gen A350

Marisa Garcia, Skift

A new plane is only as cool as the ambitions it reveals about the airline, and TAM is certainly ambitious right now.

3 years ago

British Airways Seeks Closer Ties With Latam to Boost Transatlantic Business

British Airways Seeks Closer Ties With Latam to Boost Transatlantic Business

Kari Lundgren, Bloomberg

With Latam in South America, American in North America, and some soon-to-be-agreed-upon partners in Europe, IAG is building a network capable of meeting the challenges of Gulf carriers. Now if only it's third runway at Heathrow wasn't being held up by politics.

3 years ago

Latin American Airlines Consider Mergers to Help Them Rise out of the Doldrums

Latin American Airlines Consider Mergers to Help Them Rise out of the Doldrums

Christiana Sciaudone and Jonathan Levin, Bloomberg

It's like the 2000s in North America all over again.

3 years ago

LATAM Is the Worst Airline Stock in the Americas

LATAM Is the Worst Airline Stock in the Americas

Christiana Sciaudone and Eduardo Thomson, Bloomberg

Brazil's economic slump sabotaged the merger Chile’s Lan airline with Brazil’s Tam, which took place in 2012 . The sister airlines still don't have a common reservations system and a new name for the carrier is still under discussion.

3 years ago