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Daniel Martínez Garbuno-

Daniel Martínez Garbuno

About Daniel Martínez Garbuno

Lead Journalist - South America - Daniel comes to Simple Flying with many years of aviation journalism experience, having worked with Mexican publication A21, Roads & Kingdoms, El Economista and more. His degree in journalism allows him to form beautifully crafted and insightful pieces. His specialist knowledge of Latin American airlines and close relationship with the likes of Aeromexico, Avianca, Volaris brings depth to our coverage in the region. Based in Mexico City, Mexico.

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36% Of All Flights Worldwide Are Low-Cost

The country with the highest percentage of low-cost flights is Latvia.

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Industry Warns Against Hourly Reductions At Mexico City Airport

Earlier this year, the airport saw a reduction from 61 to 52 hourly operations, and forced all-cargo flights to move out.

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Aeromexico Celebrates Ten Years Of Boeing 787 Operations

The Mexican carrier currently has 20 Dreamliners.

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Why Do Commercial Planes Sometimes Dump Fuel?

Unless a flight has a severe problem or a medical emergency, pilots would rather keep flying in circles to burn off fuel rather than dump it.

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FAA Issues New Alert To Prevent Ground Crew Injuries

The alert was released after two incidents, one of them deadly.

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Aeromexico Announces Increase Of Flights To Canada

The Mexican carrier currently flies to Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal.

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Tulum International Airport Gets Its First Routes

The airport is set to be inaugurated on December 1, 2023.

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The 12 Best Airports For Spotting Airbus A380s

As of August 2023, 58 airports receive at least one A380 flight per week. Which receive the most?

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JetSMART Becomes South America's First Carrier To Receive An Alabama-Made Airbus Aircraft

The Chilean carrier now has a fleet of 26 Airbus narrowbody aircraft.

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Aeromexico's Ten Longest Routes This Month

The airline operates long-haul flights to Europe and Asia from Mexico.

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Startup BermudAir Receives First Embraer E175 Aircraft

The startup plans to operate flights between Bermuda and the US East Coast.

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JetSMART And American Airlines Codeshare Now Includes Peru

The South American ULCC announced its intention of joining American Airlines' AAdvantage loyalty program

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What Happened To Argentina’s LAPA?

LAPA was an Argentinian airline that flew between 1977 and 2003.

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Latin America’s Ten Busiest Airports In 2022

The list was dominated by Mexican, Brazilian, and Colombian airports.

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Argentinian Union Rejects Aerolineas’ Argentinas Wage Increase

The unions said Aerolíneas Argentinas management's attitude is creating great discontent among the workers.

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Volaris Launches Ten NFTs Through Annual Pass Initiative

The NFTs will include Volaris' Annual Pass, which allows the owner to travel to any destination in the airline's network.

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Ryanair To Reopen Base At Copenhagen Kastrup Airport

After eight years, Ryanair will reestablish its base in the Danish capital.

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Ethiopian Airlines To Send Airbus A350 To Brazil

The airline is celebrating the tenth anniversary of launching flights to Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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What Became Of Iberia's Boeing 757s?

Iberia operated a fleet of 757s between 1993 and 2006.

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Ethiopian Airlines And Boeing Form Venture To Manufacture Parts

The project includes a planned capital of $15 million and will create employment opportunities for over 300 Ethiopians.

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