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Volaris Airbus A320
Mexico’s Volaris to launch IPO 
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.
Avianca Brazil expects to grow 30% in 2013 
Avianca Brazil—the brand and trading name for Oceanair Linhas Aéreas—is expecting to grow 30% in the domestic market this year, as part of a BRL$2.9 billion expansion plan through 2016.
Brazil seeks to privatize more airports, including Rio de Janeiro Galeão 

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. 

Air Algerie, Etihad to São Paulo follows increasing trend 
Etihad Airways and Air Algerie both begin services to São Paulo, Brazil.
Embraer E-Jets achieve 10 million flight hours 
Embraer said its E-Jet family has achieved 10 million flight hours since 2004.
AviancaTaca 1Q net income more than doubles to $75.3 million 
Bogota-based AviancaTaca Holdings reported a first-quarter net income of $75.3 million, more than doubled from $34.9 million in the year-ago period.
LAN Airlines Boeing 787
LAN Airlines completes 787 test flight; LATAM 1Q net income down 48.9% 
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.”
GOL Boeing 737-800
GOL deepens net loss in 1Q; operating income rises dramatically  2
Brazil’s GOL posted a first-quarter net loss of BRL75.3 million ($37.2 million), worsened from a net loss of BRL41.4 million in the year-ago quarter.
GOL, Delta Air Lines expand codeshare 
Brazil’s GOL has expanded its codeshare on Delta Air Line flights between Brasília and Atlanta, Ga., which is considered a key milestone in the partnership.
LATAM to expand capital $1 billion
LATAM Airline Group, the merger of Chile’s LAN Airlines and Brazil’s TAM Airlines, will meet June 11 to discuss expanding its capital $1 billion through the issuance of ordinary shares.
Embraer E-190
Embraer posts 1Q net profit of $30 million; delivers 17 commercial aircraft
Embraer has earned a first-quarter net profit of $30 million, down 71.3% from a $104.6 million net income in the year-ago period.
Aeroméxico Boeing 737-700
Grupo Aeroméxico incurs 1Q net loss of $9.9 million 
Grupo Aeroméxico has reported a first-quarter net loss of MXN122 million ($9.9 million), reversed from a net profit of MXN$135 million last year.
Brazil significantly increases 2013 civil aviation budget
The federal government of Brazil has increased its budget for civil aviation projects 139% this year, up 59% over 2012.
Embraer E-190
Austral Lineas Aereas orders two Embraer E-190s 1
Austral Líneas Aéreas, a subsidiary of Aerolíneas Argentina Group, has agreed to purchase two Embraer E-190s.
LAN Airlines Boeing 767-300ER
LAN Colombia upgrades 767 fleet, adds international services 
Oneworld member LAN Colombia is adding three new Boeing 767-300ERs on key international routes as part of a $360 million upgrade strategy.
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