Azul Brazilian News Stories

Azul Ramps Up Fleet Replacement Plan

February 6, 2019

Brazilian airline Azul will accelerate its aircraft replacement plan with the introduction of 21 new aircraft this year including Embraer E2s and more Airbus A320neos.


Embraer Storms In On Day Two At Farnborough

July 17, 2018

Brazil’s Embraer had an excellent second day at the Farnborough Airshow on Tuesday, announcing orders and commitments from five airlines and one lessor.


Hainan Airlines Selling Remaining Azul Stake

June 27, 2018

Hainan Airlines is selling its remaining shares in Brazilian carrier Azul, as parent HNA reduces debt built up during an acquisition spree.


Azul Orders Five Airbus A330-900neos

September 21, 2017

Brazilian airline Azul has ordered five Airbus A330-900neos, with deliveries due to start in late 2018.


Embraer Flies E195-E2 Three Months Early

March 29, 2017

Embraer flew its new E195-E2 passenger jet for the first time on Wednesday, three months ahead of schedule.



Brazil To Push For End To Airline Foreign Ownership Cap

July 11, 2016

Brazil's interim government plans to remove foreign ownership limits on domestic airlines through a presidential decree or an act of Congress this year, Transportation Minister Mauricio Quintella said.


Brazil May Allow Foreign Control Of Airlines

May 4, 2016

A Brazilian government led by Vice President Michel Temer would consider allowing foreign owners to acquire a controlling stake in local airlines, a close aide says.


Brazil Raises Airline Foreign Ownership Limit

March 2, 2016

Brazil has lifted the legal limit on foreign ownership of local airlines to 49 percent, from 20 percent previously, opening the door to more help for troubled carriers.


Brazil Considers Raising Foreign Investment Limit On Airlines

February 29, 2016

Brazil plans to propose to Congress in the first half of the year an increase in the foreign ownership of local airlines, in a move to help the struggling sector.


Brazilian Flight Demand Fell In November

December 28, 2015

Demand for domestic flights in Brazil fell 7.5 percent in November compared to the same month a year earlier, Brazil's civil aviation authority, ANAC said.