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Articles tagged “venezuela”

Venezuela’s Economic Crisis Has Devastated Once-Booming Margarita Island

Venezuela’s Economic Crisis Has Devastated Once-Booming Margarita Island

Fabiola Sanchez , Associated Press

With international tourism dried up — and domestic visitor numbers down to a trickle — Venezuela's resort destinations are in trouble.

3 months ago

Aeromexico Exits Venezuela Amid Economic Turmoil

Aeromexico Exits Venezuela Amid Economic Turmoil

Associated Press

When one of Latin America's largest airlines pulls out of a nearby country, you know things are bad.

5 months ago

Lufthansa Is Latest Airline to Suspend All Flights to Venezuela

Lufthansa Is Latest Airline to Suspend All Flights to Venezuela

Associated Press

There's no real advantage for any airline to stick around, but do expect them to rush back in when the current leadership goes away.

6 months ago

Aggrieved Airlines Are Making it Harder to Fly In or Out of Venezuela

Aggrieved Airlines Are Making it Harder to Fly In or Out of Venezuela

Kerry Close and Doreen Hemlock, Sun Sentinel

Airlines know that business will pick up again immediately when Venezuela's government gets a bit more sense in it, but they also know things won't change if they just keep flying.

2 years ago

Venezuela Gets Creative With Airport Taxes: $20 for Fresh Air

Venezuela Gets Creative With Airport Taxes: $20 for Fresh Air

Mac Margolis, Bloomberg

Venezuela is thinking up one creative way after another to say "please don't come here."

2 years ago

United Is Latest Carrier to Cut Venezuela Flights Over Currency Flap

United Is Latest Carrier to Cut Venezuela Flights Over Currency Flap

Reuters

If flight frequencies can be the lifeblood of a country's business and tourism economies, then Venezuela may soon require a transfusion if it persists with its currency policies for foreign airlines.

2 years ago

Venezuela Finds Another Way to Turn Off Visitors: Prove Where You Got Your Money

Venezuela Finds Another Way to Turn Off Visitors: Prove Where You Got Your Money

Pietro D. Pitts, Bloomberg

President Maduro has been forced to watch too many videos of former president Hugo Chavez to be useful. Not that airlines are cutting flights, too, coming to Venezuela seems more useless these days.

2 years ago

American Air to Cut 4 out of 5 of Flights to Venezuela Over Trapped $750 Million

American Air to Cut 4 out of 5 of Flights to Venezuela Over Trapped $750 Million

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Waiting for the claim from Venezuela's leader that this is part of a complicated conspiracy against the legacy of long-talker Hugo Chavez.

2 years ago

Venezuela May Have a Deal That Will Keep Airlines From Fleeing

Venezuela May Have a Deal That Will Keep Airlines From Fleeing

Fabiola Sanchez, Associated Press

We don't see Venezuela's current government as being capable of keeping airlines around.

3 years ago

Lufthansa Joins Alitalia and Other Airlines in Frustrated Cuts to Venezuela Service

Lufthansa Joins Alitalia and Other Airlines in Frustrated Cuts to Venezuela Service

Anatoly Kurmanaev, Bloomberg

Despite Venezuela's benefits, airlines have had it up to here with Venezuela.

3 years ago

Alitalia Latest Airline to End Flights to Venezuela Over Non-Payment

Alitalia Latest Airline to End Flights to Venezuela Over Non-Payment

Reuters

In case you weren't aware: Venezuela is such a mess even the Italians have had enough.

3 years ago

Venezuela Agrees to Slowly Let Global Airlines Repatriate $3.8 Billion in Ticket Sales

Venezuela Agrees to Slowly Let Global Airlines Repatriate $3.8 Billion in Ticket Sales

Reuters

Airlines flying into and out of Venezuela won't be happy that it would take until 2015 to get their ticket revenue out of the country, but at least Venezuela has caved on its initial threats.

3 years ago