3 Links I Love: Azul To Buy Parts of Avianca, More BA Airplane Porn, Buzz is Back

3 Links I Love: Azul To Buy Parts of Avianca, More BA Airplane Porn, Buzz is Back

Azul Signs Non-Binding Agreement to Acquire Selected Assets of Avianca BrasilAzul
Things keep moving in Brazil, and Azul keeps growing. I believe Avianca Brasil had about 10 percent of the market, so this might vault Azul into being the biggest airline in the country.

British Airways New Livery.
Across the Aisle from David Neeleman on Azul’s Skycouches, US Partner Opportunities, and More (Part 2)

Across the Aisle from David Neeleman on Azul’s Skycouches, US Partner Opportunities, and More (Part 2)

In part 1 of my discussion with Azul’s David Neeleman, I had him focus on why this was going to work when the odds seemed stacked against the airline. In this part, we dive into the airline’s product, partnering, and aircraft decisions.

The A330s that are flying today do …

David Neeleman on Azul’s Decision to Use Embraers and ATR Turboprops (Across the Aisle, Part 2)

David Neeleman on Azul’s Decision to Use Embraers and ATR Turboprops (Across the Aisle, Part 2)

Welcome back for part two of my talk with David Neeleman, founder of JetBlue and now current founder and CEO of Azul in Brazil. Yesterday in part one, we talked about starting up an airline in fast-growing Brazil, and some of the challenges involved. Today the focus is on …

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