The new, secretive company created by Jair Bolsonaro

President Jair Bolsonaro. Photo: Marcos Corrêa/PR
President Jair Bolsonaro. Photo: Marcos Corrêa/PR

NAV Brasil, the first state-owned company created under the Jair Bolsonaro administration, may begin life operating in the red. The new public corporation was created to take over the air navigation services currently provided by Infraero, another state-owned company, which also manages several Brazilian airports. 

Born under a government elected on the back of a discourse of privatization the increased participation of the private sector in all aspects of Brazilian life, NAV Brasil will take over the country’s entire air navigation infrastructure and almost 2,000 employees from Infraero. These people work directly or indirectly in activities related to...

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