Articles tagged “viva air”

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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"…

Airlines

Azul Brazilian CEO Doesn’t Expect Ultra Low-Cost Carrier Competitors

Azul Brazilian Airlines CEO John Rodgerson is pretty confident he won't see any competition any time soon. Many carriers have said the same thing about their respective markets — and then got disrupted.

Azul Brazilian CEO Doesn’t Expect Ultra Low-Cost Carrier Competitors

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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

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.

Latin America Is the Future of the Airline Industry

Airline Weekly

Avianca and Viva Air Expect Year-End Approval of Merger in Colombia

The first piece of Latin America's new airline group Abra, the merger of Avianca and Viva Air in Colombia, could be done by the end of the year.

Avianca and Viva Air Expect Year-End Approval of Merger in Colombia

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

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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…

Airlines

Avianca and Gol Merger to Create Broad South American Airline Group

Never a dull day in Latin American airline circles. Two of the region's largest, Avianca and Gol, plan to merge and create a pan-South American aviation group along with budget competitors Sky Airline and Viva Air.

Avianca and Gol Merger to Create Broad South American Airline Group

Airline Weekly

Avianca Embraces Budget Airline Model in Deal for Viva Air

Big changes are underway in Latin American aviation. After restructuring as a quasi-budget airline, Colombia's Avianca now wants to acquire discount competitor Viva Air in a deal that could give it two-thirds of the Colombian market.

Avianca Embraces Budget Airline Model in Deal for Viva Air

Airlines

These 4 Airlines Made More From Upsells Than Ticket Sales in 2020

In an industry record, four budget airlines generated more revenue from ancillaries than they did from ticket sales in 2020. More importantly, ancillary revenue grew across all of the largest airlines last year despite the crisis.

These 4 Airlines Made More From Upsells Than Ticket Sales in 2020