Articles tagged “tap airlines”

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Azul founder refutes rumors of JetBlue, TAP mega-merger

A merger between the three airlines based in three different continents would create an economic powerhouse and establish Brazil as the South American leader in aviation, but such a takeover remains unlikely.

6 years ago

Travel ads of the week: Boating, biking and business meetings around the world

Travel ads of the week: Boating, biking and business meetings around the world

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Aerial destination shots are the meat and potatoes of travel video ads and as we’ve seen over the past couple of weeks are used in mash-ups for everything from airlines to booking websites to actual DMOs.

6 years ago

Portugal decides it’s not ready to sell national airline TAP after all

Portugal decides it’s not ready to sell national airline TAP after all

Henrique Almeida, Bloomberg

Portugal rejected the only proposal it received for the national asset, but will seek other means of unloading the airline as the recession-hit country continues to look for a boost in capital.

7 years ago

Portugal is only steps away from selling its airport operator and state airline

Portugal is only steps away from selling its airport operator and state airline

Henrique Almeida, Bloomberg

Portugal is desperately trying to raise money after seeking a bailout from the IMF and EU last year, and is turning over its national aviation assets for a profit boost.

7 years ago

A little victory for former colonies: Avianca owner may purchase Portugal’s largest airline

A little victory for former colonies: Avianca owner may purchase Portugal’s largest airline

Bloomberg

Avianca is the top contender to take the airline off the hands of debt-ridden Portugal and in doing so would access TAP’s 46 European routes to boost passenger volume for Avianca Brazil.

7 years ago

Portugal’s TAP sale could end up in Brazilian hands, after European biggies pass

Henrique Almeida, Alex Webb, Bloomberg

Brazil's growing reputation as the gateway to Latin America would be cemented even further if Synergy Group ends up buying TAP.

7 years ago