Azul Brazilian Airlines has signed a purchase agreement for 35 CFM-powered A320neo family aircraft and will lease a further 28 for long-haul domestic and high-density routes. The order comes on the eve of Azul’s US launch, with the carrier poised to begin daily flights from São Paulo’s Viracopos/Campinas International Airport to Fort Lauderdale on Dec. 2. “Azul will soon offer even more seats on our longer-haul flights, allowing us to reduce operating costs. In ...

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