New U.S. visa regulations for visiting tourists and in-transit passengers (DAILY, Aug. 13) are proving to be a major headache for Latin American airlines as ticket sales decline. In Mexico, Elsa Castro, chief operating officer for Delta Vacations, reported a 50% drop in ticket sales to the U.S. during the first week of August, when the new rules went into effect. In Brazil, where major airlines like Varig operate to Japan and other destinations beyond the U.S., there was talk that the ...


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