Richard Pedicini
Contributor - South America

Contributor - South America

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Richer Programming Is Highlight of LABACE 2019

Education sessions at LABACE offer something for industry veterans and future customers and new entrants.
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Aircraft

AbekoAir Offers Analysis of Brazil Aviation

The 2019 Civil Aviation Yearbook will be released at LABACE 2019.
Airports

Catarina’s 2019 Opening Offers Bizav Viable Alternative

Catarina’s 2019 opening offers bizav viable alternative
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Airports

Campo de Marte Targeted for Closure in 2020

The airport has attracted the attention of real-estate developers and faces closure, a move U.S. operators have seen in recent years.
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Finance, Taxes, Insurance

Aviation Lawyer Bonsenso Sees a Heated and Maturing Market

As the market grows, he maintains, buyers and potential buyers should seek advice from specialists, rather than rely on generalists.

Industry Remains Optimistic About the Future of LABACE

While the political climate continues to present some challenges, industry remains optimistic about the show's future, although its focus may shift.
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Airlines

Avianca Brasil Left without Slots, Future, or Identity

Brazil’s civil aviation agency awards idle takeoff and landing rights at Congonhas Airport to three airlines.
Airlines

Bids for Avianca Brasil Contingent on Slot Awards

Latam, Gol are paying $70 million each for the bulk of bankrupt airline Avianca Brasil's assets.
Airlines

Avianca Brasil Set for Auction, Again

Coveted slots at Sao Paulo's Congonhas Airport remain up for grabs.
Aircraft

Embraer Moving Bizjet Production to Gavião Peixoto

With Boeing Brasil Commercial taking over facilities in São José dos Campos, production of Embraer’s midsize bizjet production will move to Gavião Peixoto.
Airlines

Avianca Brasil In Limbo as Regulator Suspends Operations

A once 53-strong fleet has shrunk to six at Brazil’s fourth largest airline over the course of five months.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Brazilian Drone Event Highlights Need for Creative Solutions

Addressing threats will require a multipronged approach.

ABAG Opens Space Sales for 2019 LABACE

This year's LABACE will likely be the last at Congonhas Airport.

ABAG Opens Space Sales for 2019 LABACE

This event will likely be the last at Congonhas.
Airlines

TwoFlex Caravans Will Extend Gol Service in Amazon

The expansion opens to travelers destinations that were previously difficult to reach.
Airlines

Creditors Reach Deal To Sell Avianca Brasil’s Assets

A plan to settle the debts of the bankrupt Brazilian airline calls for its partition into seven pieces.
Airlines

OPIC Extends $200 Million to Brazil’s Azul for GE Engine Care

The Brazilian airline becomes the first in the world to obtain OPIC financing.
Airlines

Avianca Brasil to Return Aircraft, Cut Routes

Fellow Brazilian airline Azul has agreed to assume slots at three major airports.
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Airlines

Azul Makes Offer for Avianca Brasil Slots, Airbus Leases

A deal between Brazil’s third- and fourth-largest carriers would triple the number of slots Azul would control at São Paulo Congonhas Airport.
FBOs

Genav Terminal Opens at São Paulo Guarulhos Airport

Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) recently inaugurated a new general aviation terminal that is being operated by a consortium of CFly, Jetex, and Dnata
Aircraft

Avianca Hangs On as Brazil's Air Transport Market Heats Up

Fleet repossession involving Brazil’s fourth-largest carrier threatens travel chaos.
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Airports

Groups Unite To Defend Brazil’s Largest Bizav Airport

Brazilian aviation associations have forged a unified front to fight the new governor's proposal to close São Paulo Campo de Marte Airport.
Aircraft

Brazil’s Government Greenlights Embraer-Boeing Deal

Brazilian president Bolsonaro calms markets by endorsing the joint venture.
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Aircraft

Court Overturns Second Order Halting Embraer/Boeing Deal

A federal appeals judge chastises lower courts for judicial overreach.
Airlines

Avianca Brasil Files for Bankruptcy

Brazil’s fourth largest airline opts to fight lessors’ attempts to repossess aircraft.
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Aircraft

AVIC Harbin Sees Big Market for Y-12 in Brazil

The Chinese aircraft manufacturer's Y12 twin-turboprop could see a market for 220 aircraft in Brazil.
FBOs

Lider Launches Charter, Aircraft Sales App

Brazilian business aviation service provider Lider serves Brazil business aviation in many different ways.
Airports

If You Build Airports, Will Airplanes Come?

New airports could drive growing business aviation activity in Brazil.
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Aircraft

Leonardo, Icon Partner on Brazil Trekker Sales

Icon Aviation will sell new Leonardo Helicopters A109 Trekkers in Brazil.
Engines

Pratt & Whitney Selects Helipark as Designated Maintenance Facility

Helipark is P&WC's newest designated maintenance facility