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  • Gol and TAP sign codeshare deal

    News | 11 Apr 2014 13:11 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Brazil's Gol and TAP Portugal have signed a codeshare agreement, subject to approvals by Portuguese and Brazilian authorities.
  • Azul plans new domestic routes

    News | 24 Mar 2014 19:38 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Brazilian low-cost carrier Azul will start several new domestic routes in the second half of April, subject to approval from regulatory authorities.
  • Brazil's Azul adds Parnaiba to network

    News | 12 Mar 2014 18:00 | Rainer Uphoff

    ​Brazil's third largest airline Azul will add Parnaiba in northeastern Brazil in April to its domestic network as it plans to connect the coastal city with three weekly flights to Fortaleza.Azul requested route authorities to operate to Parnaiba in the Piaui state in late 2013, but has so far not announced the flight officially. However, the Parnaiba tourism board confirms that effective 4 April Azul will start flying to Fortaleza on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and to Piaui state capital Teresina on Saturdays and Sundays using ATR 72-600 turboprops.The Parnaiba airport, which is operated by Infraero, was remodeled and and saw its runway lengthened to 2,500m (8,202ft) in 2011. Nevertheless it has so far failed to attract major scheduled operators despite its formal upgrade.Parnaiba will be Azul's 104th destination in Brazil. The airline, which merged with Trip in 2012, operates to more airports in the country than any other airline.
  • TAM plans Miami-Fortaleza flights

    News | 26 Feb 2014 20:03 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Brazil's TAM will launch non-stop service between Miami and Fortaleza in northeastern Brazil from 31 May.
  • Azul to add two new destinations in 2014

    News | 16 Dec 2013 17:50 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Brazilian carrier Azul will launch flights to two new domestic destinations in 2014.
  • Several injured after TAM A330 hits heavy turbulence

    News | 03 Sep 2013 07:24 | Rainer Uphoff

    ​Several passengers and crew onboard a TAM Airbus A330 were injured after the aircraft hit heavy turbulence over the Atlantic Ocean yesterday, en route from Madrid to Sao Paulo Guarulhos airport, forcing it to perform an emergency landing in Fortaleza in north eastern Brazil.