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American announces its inaugural 777-300ER schedule

 American Airlines has just announced its inaugural range of destinations to be served by its fleet of Boeing 777-300ERs. Artist’s impression of Business Class cabin on board AA’s new Boeing 777-300ER  The aircraft will enter scheduled service on 13th December, with Dallas Ft. Worth – Sao Paulo to become the first destination for the new […]

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Why Kenya Airways’ Brazilian Ambitions Make Sense

 It was recently reported among the aviation circles that Kenya Airways (IATA:KQ), is intending to launch flights to Sao Paulo, Brazil, from December 2011. At first sight, this may sound like an odd route for an Eastern African carrier to start. But why does it make sense? Let’s find out.  Brazil is now one of […]

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Royal Air Maroc to Launch Six New Routes in Winter

In an interview with the Travel Quotidiano magazine, Royal Air Maroc’s General Manager for Europe has revealed that the carrier expects to launch six new routes in the Winter 2011/12 season. The routes include Casablanca – Dubai Casablanca – Sao Paulo Casablanca – Copenhagen Casablanca – Vienna Agadir – Rome Marrakech – Rome The schedules […]

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TAM to Launch Flights to Mexico City, Increases Orlando

 In a webcast aimed for investors, Mr. Libano Barroso, TAM CEO, stated that the airline is planning to launch flights to Mexico City, Mexico.  The Sao Paulo – Mexico market is presently dominated by AeroMexico. It is believed that the route will be operated out of Sao Paulo ( GRU ), using an Airbus A330-200 […]

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Iberia Applies to Launch Barcelona – Sao Paulo

Sapnish national carrier Iberia has applied to launch services to Sao Paulo from Barcelona. If approved, the route will start on June 17th or 18th. Iberia plans to operate the service thrice weekly with an Airbus A340-300. The competition comes from Singapore  Airlines, which operates thrice weekly SIN-BCN-GRU service on board Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Schedules […]

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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 […]

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