Volaris Aviation Holding, parent of Mexican Low-cost carrier Volaris, has filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering (IPO) of American Depository Shares offering.
Following in the steps of the 2012 privatization auctions of three major airports—São Paulo Guarulhos, Campinas Viracopos and Brasília Presidente Juscelino Kubitscheck—Brazil plans to open bidding for the privatization of Rio de Janeiro Galeão and Confins airports in October.
On the heels of LATAM Airlines Group’s first-quarter results, Chile-based LAN Airlines announced it completed a test flight of its Boeing 787 after installing battery modifications, paving the way for the grounded aircraft to resume operations “in the coming days.”
I flew to Abu Dhabi for a short work trip in January and, if I’m honest, I found the security and screening processes at that airport ahead of my flight back to Washington DC a bit annoying.
However, given today’s announcement about new US security rules for flights from that airport and nine others, most of them also in the Middle East, the focus of my annoyance has changed....More