San Diego International Airport does not expect a new pedestrian passenger bridge connecting Southern California to Tijuana, Mexico, to have much direct effect upon operations, but it could increase competition to some beach destinations in Mexico.
To cope with Brazil’s volatile economy, Sao Paulo-based GOL will reduce the number of takeoffs on domestic routes by between 4-6% in the first half of 2016, the airline announced on Dec. 7 at its annual investor day.
After testing the waters by offering its Mint premium cabin seasonally in the Caribbean, JetBlue has seen some early success with the introduction of Mint in Barbados, and will fly Airbus A321s with the new cabin there year-round.
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) could de-list Brazilian carrier Gol if its share price does not reach at least $1, the minimum threshold listed securities must reach at least once in a 30-day period. Gol said it has six months to comply with the NYSE’s standard from when it received an Oct. 26 notice that it was not meeting it. In the meantime, the shares will continue to be traded. Gol, like its peers, has been affected by the dramatic depreciation of the Brazilian real.