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Montevideo, November 13th 2018 - 18:53 UTC

Tag: Open Skies

  • Friday, March 9th 2018 - 09:08 UTC

    Open Skies agreement between Brazil and US: 30% surge in flights expected

    The agreement allows an unlimited number of flights between Brazil and the United States, the favorite destination of Brazilian tourists

    Brazil’s Senate on Wednesday approved an Open Skies agreement between Brazil and the United States that clears the way for a partnership between American Airlines Group Inc and LATAM Airlines Group. The treaty will be sent to President Michel Temer, who is expected to sign it into law.

  • Friday, January 26th 2018 - 09:27 UTC

    Brazil announces open skies policy with US and an end to the 20% ownership cap

    Beltrao said that the Open Skies treaty with the United States would be taken up by Congress at the beginning of the Brazilian legislative year in February

    Brazil’s Congress will finalize as soon as February legislation opening the way for deregulation of flights to and from the United States, Minister of Tourism Marx Beltrao said. He also expects legislators to approve a plan to allow foreign carriers a bigger chunk of Brazilian airlines. Both measures are part of a government drive to push down fares and boost tourism, which accounts for an estimated 3.7% of GDP.