Richard Pedicini
Contributor - South America

Contributor - South America

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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
Aircraft

Icon Aviation and Leonardo Seal Partnership Deal

Leonardo Helicopters has signed a partnership for Icon Aviation to sell the A109 Trekker in Brazil.
Airports

Improvements Targeted for Brazil GA Airports

The 20 general aviation airports in São Paolo state should see improvements under a DAESP program.
Airports

LABACE 2018 Celebrates 15th Fair

Strong support from Brazil's business aviation association ABAG is helping LABACE thrive.
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Cirrus Experience Makes Buying Easy

The Cirrus Experience roadshow helps make the aircraft-buying experience easier, by partnering with local finance and insurance providers.
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LABACE Welcomes Brazil Business Aviation

New exhibitors are up 20 percent at this year's LABACE show, and optimism in business aviation is growing.
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LABACE Organizers Upbeat on Show, Bizav in Brazil

Attendance is expected to increase and 47 aircraft are scheduled for display.
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ATC

Airspace Modernization Aims For Capacity over Growth

Brazil's Air force is working to overhaul some of the busiest airspace in the country to ensure necessary capacity.
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IBA Looks at Aviation's Human Resources

Brazil must put focus on training the next generation as demand increases and opportunities arise.

Boeing Could Control Embraer Exec Jets Under Tie-up

Embraer's executive and commercial jet divisions would be included in the new venture, with a “shrunken” Embraer retaining defense, says newspaper.
Accidents

R44 Crashes Off Coast in Brazil

The heicopter was being flown to film for a morning show.