Press and news

  • Is it the moment of departure? - Bain São Paulo

    April 11, 2014 | Airlines and Transportation | Exame | Media mention

    Brazil never had a competitive rail network. Two private sector projects, one being the merger of the logistics companies Rumo and ALL, can reduce this bottleneck. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Why is it like this every year in Brazil? - Bain São Paulo

    June 12, 2013 | Airlines and Transportation | Exame | Media mention

    An exclusive study shows that the Brazil needs to build at least 21,000 kilometers of additional four lane highways to significantly increase the competitiveness of the economy. The cost: 250 billion reais. The execution timeframe: eight years. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Number of passengers could triple - Bain São Paulo

    February 06, 2013 | Airlines and Transportation | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    The airline industry, experiencing growth nearly to two and a half times growth in the Brazilian economy, could eventually reach annual growth rates between 8-9% this decade, estimates André Castellini, partner at Bain & Company.

  • On board, everything has its price - Bain São Paulo

    June 20, 2012 | Veja | Media mention

    English On board, everything has its price Veja The competition between domestic airlines has

  • Winning the auction was the easy part - Bain São Paulo

    February 22, 2012 | Redação Exame | Media mention

    The auction of the Guarulhos, Campinas and Brasilia airports has brought back the euphoria, and the polemics, that marked the privatization of the 90s. The auction on February 18th at BM&F Bovespa, in São Paulo, was able to attract 11 consortiums. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Fasten your seat belts

    February 11, 2012 | The Economist | Media mention

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  • Flying in partnership - Bain São Paulo

    December 14, 2011 | Airlines and Transportation | Veja - Nacional | Media mention

    The domestic passenger air-travel market in Brazil is already the fourth largest in the world, trailing only The United States, China and Japan. By the end of the year 79 million passengers will have embarked on domestic flights. (Full article available in Portuguese only.)

  • Without a third airport in greater São Paulo, price of airline tickets likely to increase - Bain São Paulo

    October 07, 2011 | Folha de S. Paulo | Media mention

    Article discusses the need to build a third airport to accommodate the capital city, and highlights the difficulties that will be involved in expanding the Viracopos airport as an alternative. Transforming Viracopos into the primary national airport will drive fare increases in flights from

  • Emerging markets drive increase in global air-travel - Bain São Paulo

    September 01, 2011 | O Globo | Media mention

    Global passenger airline travel for the month of July increased 5.9% over the same period in 2010, driven primarily by emerging markets. André Castellini, of Bain & Company, explains that Brazil is the principal motor of the sector’s evolution in Latin America as a result of a growing GDP and other

  • Airlines trigger war of promotions - Bain São Paulo

    May 09, 2011 | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    The war in ticket pricing: the second quarter is conducive to aggressive low cost campaigns, as it is in low season, explains André Castellini, partner at consulting firm Bain & Company.