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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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Cuba Senator Marco Rubio to support bill strengthening airport security

Cuban hard-liner Senator Marco Rubio is endorsing a bill that would bolster the security at their airports, which has been receiving flights from the United States for over a year already. Rubio reintroduced the legislation, which would mandate the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to take a closer look into each of Cuba’s 10 international airports and appraise Congress about it. The House on Monday unanimously passed a similar bill, which …

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Cuba, Finland ink Air Services Agreement

Cuba and Finland have inked an Air Service Agreement in order to boost tourist arrivals in their country. Alfredo Cordero, the President of the Cuban Institute of Civil Aeronautics and Kimmo Lähdevirta, Director General for the Americas and Asia at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland, were on hand to sign the said agreement on Wednesday. The agreement will enable airlines to hold operations between the two countries. The …

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