Latin America news

  • US to Colombia flights are booming, even in a pandemic

    Traffic between the US and Colombia took a hit just like almost all other air traffic last year in March – and for a long time it was nearly impossible to find a flight between the two countries unless you could get yourself on a repatriation service or similar special flight. But then Colombia reopened …   Read More
  • Brazil leads the way? Here’s what the data says

    Amid all the speculation about the return to service of the 737 MAX, one country has quietly jumped into the lead. Today at 8:20am local time (6:20am EST time in the US), Brazilian airline GOL flew the world’s first revenue passenger service with the MAX since the plane was re-certified. Flight G34104 from Sao Paulo …   Read More
  • Flightradar24 Data Regarding the Crash of PR-SOM

    A Beech C90GT King Air registered PR-SOM crashed near Paraty, Brazil on the afternoon of 19 January 2017. Flightradar24 did not receive enough positional information from this flight to create a track, however, altitude information was received for a portion of the flight.   Read More
  • LMI2933 Crash near Medellin

    While conducting flight LMI2933 from Santa Cruz, Bolivia to Medellín, Colombia, a LAMIA Bolivia aircraft (registration CP-2933) crashed south of Medellin Airport near La Union. The flight was carrying Brazilian football club Chapecoense to Medellín for a Copa Sudamerica finals match. Airport and civil aviation authorities are reporting that 81 people were on board the …   Read More
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