Tag Archives | GIG

Avianca Applies for Bogota – Rio

Avianca Airlines has requested approval from the Brazilian ANAC to operate flights on the Bogota – Rio De Janeiro route. The carrier presently has rights to operate three weekly flights on the route. The proposed schedule, which is YET to receive approval, and is slated to begin on 18th October is as follows. AV261 BOG […]

Continue Reading

KLM to Rio from November

As reported by The Networker earlier, KLM has now officially announced that it will be resuming service to Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The carrier will start flying the Amsterdam – Rio De Janeiro route from 1st of November, after a hiatus of almost 11 years. KL705 AMS GIG 1040 1930 772 246 11h50min KL706 GIG […]

Continue Reading
KLM Boeing 777 Landing - Close up

KLM to Launch Rio De Janeiro Flights

 In an interview with Luchtvaart Nieuws, KLM CEO Mr. Peter Hartman has stated that the carrier is planning to launch flights to Rio De Janeiro ( GIG ), Brazil, from the next Winter season.  The carrier expects to cut capacity on some routes, which should reveal how the airline will be bringing in the aircraft […]

Continue Reading

TAM Applies for Daily Rio – London flights

 TAM Linhas AĆ©reas has applied to the ANAC ( Brazilian equivalent of CAA ) to increase its Rio De Janeiro – London flights to Daily. The airline presently operates thrice weekly services to London Heathrow on board Airbus A330-200 aircraft.  The decision to increase flights, apparently, comes as a form of head-to-head competition with oneworld carrier […]

Continue Reading
Emirates_b777-300er_a6-ebm.jpg

Emirates to launch Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro

  Emirates Airline, effective 3 January 2012, will be launching flights to Buenos Aires (EZE) and Rio de Janeiro (GIG), its third and second destinations in South America respectively. It presently serves Sao Paulo in South America.  Emirates has fifth freedom rights between Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires.  Flights will operate daily on board […]

Continue Reading

Lufthansa to Resume Rio De Janeiro

 Lufthansa, from 30th October resumes service to Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The service will operate five times weekly, with Airbus A340-300 aircraft. LH500 Frankfurt1015 – 1945 Rio De Janeiro  everyday except Mon, Wed LH501 Rio De Janeiro 2315 – 1420+1 Frankfurt everyday except Mon, Wed  LH also codeshares with TAM on the latter’s five times weekly ( soon to […]

Continue Reading