Varig

May 15, 2008 - 8:40am

Milwaukee-based Midwest Express has informed Brazil’s Embraer that it wants to delay delivery of its Skyway subsidiary’s first ERJ-140 regional jets until January 2004, roughly a year later than originally planned. Midwest Express attributed its decision to the generally weak condition of the airline industry and its desire to concentrate on the introduction of new Boeing 717s into its mainline fleet.

February 4, 2008 - 10:47am

Embraer has suffered a major setback following the decision of 170/190 launch customer Swiss to slash its firm orders and options for the Brazilian manufacturer’s new series of aircraft. In late March the Basel, Switzerland-based carrier announced it was reducing its original firm order of thirty 70-seat Embraer 170s and thirty 108-seat 195s to 15 of each model and deferring delivery for a year.

February 4, 2008 - 10:47am

Embraer has suffered a major setback following the decision of 170/190 launch customer Swiss to slash its firm orders and options for the Brazilian manufacturer’s new series of aircraft. In late March the Basel, Switzerland-based carrier announced it was reducing its original firm order of thirty 70-seat Embraer 170s and thirty 108-seat 195s to 15 of each model and deferring delivery for a year.

January 23, 2008 - 6:48am

Last September’s merger of Brazil’s Varig with Rio Sul and Nordeste, its two regional-airline subsidiaries, has resulted in a new alignment of the operator’s 15 Embraer ERJ-145s, the only under-100-seat aircraft it currently flies.

January 23, 2008 - 6:48am

Last September’s merger of Brazil’s Varig with Rio Sul and Nordeste, its two regional-airline subsidiaries, has resulted in a new alignment of the operator’s 15 Embraer ERJ-145s, the only under-100-seat aircraft it currently flies.

August 28, 2007 - 12:24pm

The leadership of Brazil’s Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC) is collapsing under the pressure of international criticism.

February 2, 2007 - 8:54am

Brazil’s business aviation association has a lot more to celebrate this year than it did 12 months ago, with growing demand for aircraft and solid financial results from executive charter companies flowing from significant improvements in the local economy.

January 30, 2007 - 8:49am

Táxi Aéreo Marília (TAM) plans to transfer nearly all of its maintenance activity from São Paulo Congonhas Airport, Brazil, to the nearby Jundiaí Airport, where the company has already begun building a new hangar. The new facility is scheduled to open in midyear.

September 14, 2006 - 9:32am
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Almost since its first show in 2003, the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE) has struggled to establish its identity as a region-wide Latin American show. The show has recently encountered more turbulence–first with the format and then with the cancellation of this year’s event, which was scheduled to be held next month.

September 12, 2006 - 10:26am

LABACE 2006 would have been the fourth Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition. Organizers, including NBAA and Associação Brasileira de Aviação Geral (ABAG), had hoped it would be the largest show to date.

 
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