Earlier last May, the principal shareholders of the 2nd and 3rd largest South American players – Brazilian low-cost carrier GOL and Colombian full-service carrier Avianca Holdings – joined forces to create a single holding company: Abra Group. The newly formed … Continue reading Avianca and GOL join forces to compete in South America: how could their alliance shake up the market?
The main aircraft manufacturers (Boeing and Airbus) are subject to the new course of action of the airline business, imposing the need to improve their aircraft models to compete within the different ranges and service segments. This competition is mainly … Continue reading A321LR and A321XLR: The new players for medium-long haul flights
Many of the Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) that were implemented in the last 2-3 decades are now coming to the end of their terms, and tender processes are being floated everywhere around the globe by governmental authorities, in order to maintain … Continue reading Key considerations in a PPP Transition Process
Overview Brazilian Railroad Models – Chronology The first investments in railroads in Brazil were made to serve the massive production of coffee for exportation between 1854-1905. The need of transport infrastructure to carry out the grains produced for the ports, … Continue reading Railways: Authorization Regime
The European port landscape is a mature ecosystem, connected to hinterlands that are not expected to experience drastic changes in its connectivity infrastructure as well as the size of its population. As such, understanding the challenges of the system and … Continue reading Analysis of the food trading industry in the ports of Europe
The global M&A activity probably hit an all-time high in 2021 with deals worth more than $4T. The same trend was followed on the port sector with part of the companies transforming into vertical integrated conglomerates and with a high … Continue reading Outstanding year in M&A in the ports and maritime sector
Internationally recognized organizations, researchers and governments point hydrogen as a key energy carrier towards the necessary energy transition. Countries with lower potential for renewable electricity will need to import hydrogen from countries with potential for competitive production of hydrogen. This … Continue reading The role of ports and maritime transportation in the hydrogen future towards the energy transition
The provision Air Traffic Services (ATS) is a safety-critical business, whose basic capabilities and models are currently dramatically evolving thanks to digital technologies. In particular control towers are rapidly evolving into digital towers, augmenting air traffic control capabilities at an … Continue reading Digital and Remote Towers: a new paradigm for aerodrome control service