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Ticket price boom the latest obstacle for Brazil’s aviation sector

Many international border closures have been revoked, but Brazilians rushing to book trips abroad are faced with another impediment: soaring ticket prices

Ticket price boom the latest obstacle for Brazil’s aviation sector
Landing in Campinas airport. Photo: Felipe GSB/Shutterstock

The coronavirus pandemic delivered a once-in-a-lifetime blow to the aviation industry, as social isolation grounded nearly all flights for the better part of 2020. As countries timidly began to reopen to the world, fears of the Delta variant caused additional hiccups to the industry. Now, as vaccine rollouts progress in Brazil, the scenario finally looks more positive for the resumption of tourism

However, ballooning ticket prices could leave the sector taxiing for a while longer.

As of October 12, 70 percent of the population was already immunized with at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine — almost 150 million...

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