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Gol launching new São Paulo to Montevideo flight

July 10, 2012 | By More

It may have been a coincidence but just as Uruguayan airline Pluna announced it was cancelling its flights in the midst of financial turmoil, Brazilian airline Gol announced a new flight from Guarulhos international airport in São Paulo to Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay. Gol is going through a very difficult time of its own, […]

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Pluna stops flying

July 5, 2012 | By More

As from now, Uruguayan airline Pluna has announced it stops flying for an indeterminate period of time due to the serious financial crisis it is undergoing. Any passengers with Pluna tickets should contact the company or their travel agent as soon as possible. We’ll keep you posted. Did you like this? Share it:

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Tam cancels its Porto Alegre to Buenos Aires / Aeroparque flight

July 3, 2012 | By More

From 2 July 2012 Brazilian airline Tam ceased to fly from Porto Alegre international airport to Aeroparque / Jorge Newbery airport in Buenos Aires. It was a daily flight operated with an Airbus A320. Coinciding with this cancellation came the announcement that Tam will increase to three its daily frequencies from São Paulo to Aeroparque […]

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Copa and Avianca are the newest Star Alliance members

June 27, 2012 | By More

After protracted negotiations Copa and Avianca finally joined the Star Alliance. It’s been a long process as the Star Alliance still had hopes of maintaining Tam in the Alliance (with the integration of Tam and Lan that prospect is now gone). The inexplicable fact is that Avianca Brasil hasn’t joined neither the Alliance nor Avianca/Copa’s […]

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Lan and Tam become Latam

June 25, 2012 | By More

The process that led to the takeover of Brazilian airline Tam by Chile’s Lan has been finally completed (semantics are interesting, there are a few in Brazil who insist on talking about a merger of two companies; in business circles worldwide there is no doubt we have witnessed a takevoer). The new Latam becomes the […]

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Taca / Avianca flying from Bogota to Brasilia

June 21, 2012 | By More

Taca / Avianca have launched a new flight from Bogota to Brasilia. The flight has four weekly frequencies and the schedules can be checked at this page on Avianca’s website. The arrival and departure times are far from being ideal but the new flight can open the doors to the spectacular Brazilian capital to many […]

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Lan Colombia connecting Bogota and São Paulo

June 18, 2012 | By More

Lan Colombia is launching a new flight from Bogota to Guarulhos international airport in São Paulo. Initially, there will be two weekly flights operated on a Boeing 737-700. Frequencies will increase on 10 September to a total of six weekly flights, operated on an Airbus A320. Reservations have opened. Did you like this? Share it:

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Gol discontinues its flights to Chile

June 14, 2012 | By More

It’s bad news galore for Brazilian airline Gol. The latest announcement from the airline signals the end of its flights to Chile from 3 October. The company explains its decision based on financial criteria. Anyone with tickets for that route after 3 October should contact the airline immediately. Bad news for anyone wanting to fly […]

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new tax for passengers in connecting flights

June 13, 2012 | By More

Anac, the official body responsible for civil aviation in Brazil, has put forward a proposal for a new tax of R$7 to be paid by all passengers in connecting flights. The new tax will be paid regardless of whether the flight is domestic or international but it won’t be paid by passengers making a stopover. […]

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American Airlines gets 17 more frequencies to fly to Brazil

June 5, 2012 | By More

It was all over the news. American Airlines requested from the US Department of Transportation permission to operate a further 17 weekly flights between the US and Brazil. And the permission was granted. The airline intends to add flights from its Miami and New York hubs to several Brazilian destinations (including São Paulo and Rio […]

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