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LatAm Aviation Defies Protectionism

by Larry B. Pascal – Latinvex.com Although President Trump has criticized free trade policies such as the NAFTA, in Latin America in general and in the aviation sector in particular, we continue to see a variety of important market opening and cross-border developments.  In Chile (Sebastian Pinera), Argentina (Mauricio Macri), Peru (Pedro Pablo Kuczynski), Brazil (Michel Temer), we have seen the rise of right-of-center leaders who more openly embrace free trade …

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Norwegian Air Argentina gains green light to start operations

Norwegian Air Argentina has been given clearance by the Department of Transportation to start operations on 152 domestic and international routes. The Ministry of Transportation finally gave the formal approval on December 11. This came after a public hearing in September and a positive ruling from the Air Transport Advisory Committee in October. Norwegian Air Argentina (NAA) had asked for 155 routes but only got 152, after the Ministry heeded …

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Flybondi, Argentina’s first low-cost carrier, gets government’s green light

Argentina finally got its very first low-cost carrier after Flybondi got the green light from the government to operate 85 routes for the next 15 years. Argentina’s Ministry of Transport gave the approval to the new low-cost carrier, which would now fly 43 domestic, and 42 international routes. The Buenos Aires-based airline also said that it plans to use the Boeing 737-800NG on its routes. The aircraft will be designed …

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Argentina’s Labor unions protest against aviation industry deregulation

In spite of the glowing endorsement of Argentinian President Mauricio Macri and the Ministry of Transport of the state-owned Aerolineas Argentinas, the industry in general has started a process of deregulation that has drawn the ire of labor unions. Its members claim deregulation of the airline industry puts at risk the local and state-run Aerolineas Argentinas. The Association of Aeronautical Technical Personnel (APTA), the Association of Aeronautical Personnel (APA), the …

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