Demand for international flights up 10.7%

Brazilian carriers saw demand go up in March and year-to-date through March.

Agência Brasil
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Brasília – Demand for international flights from Brazilian airlines was up 10.7% year-on-year in March, with supply climbing 11.7%, Brazil’s National Civil Aviation Agency (Anac) reported this Tuesday (23). Brazilian carriers handled 801,000 paying passengers on international flights last month.

Year-to-date through March 2019, demand for international flights increased by 10.7%, while supply went up 13.1%.

Latam saw 15.3% growth in demand, retaining the lead with a 70.9% market share. Azul ranked second with 13.6% of the market and a 2.7% hike in demand. Gol placed third at 12.5% market share and demand going up 20.7%. Avianca, which has filed for court-supervised reorganization, saw its business shrink by 42.6%, retaining 3% of total international demand.

 

Translated by Gabriel Pomerancblum

Wilson Dias/Agência Brasil

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