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Airline market concentration is regulatory, not competition, problem, CADE's Machado says

By Ana Paula Candil and James Panichi
  • 27 Feb 2020 09:56
  • 27 Feb 2020 09:56
Concentration in the air passenger transportation market is a regulatory problem, not a competition one, the Brazilian competition authority's deputy superintendent, Kenys Menezes Machado, told MLex at a conference today. 

The Administrative Council for Economic Defense, or CADE, decided to probe the sector after Avianca Brasil entered bankruptcy and announced its plans to

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Ana Paula Candil

Senior Correspondent, Latin America

Ana Paula joined MLex in Brazil in 2014 writing about antitrust investigations and merger reviews. Prior to that, she worked for several trade publications and in TV. She lived in Washington DC, where she worked for Al Jazeera English in 2010. She studied journalism and holds a postgraduate diploma in International Business Management from the George Brown College in Toronto and a Master of Business Administration diploma in government relations from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

James Panichi

Senior Editor, Asia Pacific

James, an Australian journalist with over 25 years’ experience in print and electronic media, helps to oversee MLex’s coverage of regulatory risk in Asia, with special attention to Australia and New Zealand. In 2016, James was appointed as MLex’s managing editor for continental Europe, overseeing the Brussels bureau’s coverage of EU regulatory affairs and managing a team of 16 journalists in Brussels and Geneva. Previously James worked for the European Voice newspaper, before joining the European operation of US political website Politico as an investigative reporter specializing in governance, transparency and lobbying.

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