ATWOnline.com, the leading source for daily airline industry news and information, launched in 1997. Here is a look back: Brazilian government is taking the first step toward total deregulation of domestic air transport, which the government believes is necessary to encourage growth in leisure air travel through lower fares. About 80% of domestic air travel is business traffic. As a result, just 18 million Brazilians, out of a population of 160 million, travel by air each year. High ...

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