Avianca A319. By Kurt Hofmann Star Alliance member AviancaTaca Airlines is ready to fill the gap in Brazil if TAM Airlines leaves the alliance, as expected. Brazilian-based TAM merged with oneworld member LAN Airlines earlier this year, creating the LATAM Group. AviancaTaca CEO Fabio Villegas Ramirez told ATW in Shenzhen the airline is working to tap more into Brazil, which he considers an “important market. It is difficult to operate there, but it is a market you have to be ...

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