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Brazilian aviation news – November and December 2012 summary

January 8, 2013 | By More
Brazilian aviation news – November and December 2012 summary

Let’s have a look at the most important Brazilian aviation news we covered both at the BRAZIL TRAVEL BLOG and its Twitter profile (@brazilblog). From France we heard of plans for new routes to Brazil at French airline Corsair to fly to Rio de Janeiro. Two neighbours get a new frequency linking both countries as […]

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Brazilian aviation news – September and October 2012 summary

November 1, 2012 | By More
Brazilian aviation news – September and October 2012 summary

Let’s have a look at the most important Brazilian aviation news we covered both at the BRAZIL TRAVEL BLOG and its Twitter profile (@brazilblog). We reported on how Brazilian airlines Azul and Trip were about to merge. The news now is that the resulting airline will be called Azul. It is an airline worth knowing […]

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Bahia negotiating a direct flight from Salvador to Lima in Peru

September 7, 2012 | By More
Bahia negotiating a direct flight from Salvador to Lima in Peru

We are being informed that tourism authorities from the state of Bahia are negotiating with Taca airlines a new direct flight between Salvador de Bahia and Lima, the capital of Peru. Bahia declares its interest on forthcoming Peruvian tourists. But we gather it would rather be Brazilian tourists going to Peru the ones that would […]

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Aerolíneas Argentinas joins the SkyTeam alliance

September 2, 2012 | By More
Aerolíneas Argentinas joins the SkyTeam alliance

Aerolíneas Argentinas has become the first South American airline to join the SkyTeam alliance, formed by nearly twenty companies. Among its members, there are several currently flying to Brazil, including Aeroméxico, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, Delta Air Lines, KLM, Korean Air and newcomer Aerolíneas Argentinas. Did you like this? Share it:

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Air Europa to add a new frequency to its Madrid to Salvador de Bahia flight

July 31, 2012 | By More
Air Europa to add a new frequency to its Madrid to Salvador de Bahia flight

Air Europa promised in March that it would increase its frequencies to Brazil, and it failed to deliver on that promise (Air Europa to increase its frequencies from Madrid to Salvador de Bahia). Now the company is announcing for December 2012 a fourth frequency on its flight from Spain to Brazil. It would also seem […]

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accumulate Smiles miles while flying Qatar Airways

July 27, 2012 | By More
accumulate Smiles miles while flying Qatar Airways

Members of Smiles, Gol’s loyalty program, can now accumulate miles while flying Qatar Airways. It is not possible yet to issue tickets to fly Qatar with Smiles points. If you fly Qatar and you are contemplating accumulating miles on Smiles, pay careful attention to the fare you are buying, as the most affordable booking classes […]

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Gol announces new international flights

July 23, 2012 | By More
Gol announces new international flights

Brazilian airline Gol keeps coming and going. After cancelling a series of international flights it is the turn now for the announcement of new international routes adding on to the new São Paulo to Montevideo flight announced last week. Asunción, the capital of Paraguay, will have a direct flight from São Paulo. The airline is […]

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Aeromexico to fly Cancun to São Paulo via Lima

July 19, 2012 | By More
Aeromexico to fly Cancun to São Paulo via Lima

Mexican airline Aeroméxico will beging flying on 4 August from Cancun to Guarulhos international airport in São Paulo with a technical stop in Lima, Peru. The flight takes off from Cancún at 13:40 and lands in São Paulo at 3:00. On the way back, the flight departs from São Paulo at 4:10 and arrives in […]

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best airlines in the world 2012

July 17, 2012 | By More
best airlines in the world 2012

Skytrax has just released the results of its prestigious awards. The top 10 of the Best Airline in the World looks as follows: 1. Qatar Airways. It flies to Brazil. 2. Asiana Airlines. 3. Singapore Airlines. It flies to Brazil. 4. Cathay Pacific. 5. ANA All Nippon Airways. 6. Etihad Airways. It will to Brazil […]

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Tap will continue flying to Campinas after all

July 12, 2012 | By More
Tap will continue flying to Campinas after all

Portuguese airline Tap announced a while back ago that it was cancelling its Lisbon to Campinas flight. The company has now changed its mind and announces it will continue flying to Viracopos airport in Campinas. Apparently a series of meeting between the airline, the authorities and the airport resulted in a series of commitments that […]

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