News Listings for Rio de Janeiro Galeao International

  • Air Canada to launch Rio de Janeiro flights

    News | 07 May 2014 14:47 | Kristin Majcher

    ​Air Canada will launch year-round service three times per week between Toronto and Rio de Janeiro’s Galeão-Antônio Carlos Jobim international airport on 11 December, 2014.
  • IN FOCUS: Brazil’s airports go private

    News | 22 Apr 2013 12:44 | Edward Russell

    Brazil is on a crash course in airport privatisation. It closed deals for three of its busiest airports - Brasilia International, São Paulo-Guarulhos International and Viracopos-Campinas International - last November, launching much needed investment and capacity expansion at the three facilities.
  • Last hope for Varig as beleaguered airline to endure another auction

    News | 17 Jul 2006 23:00

    <P><STRONG><FONT size=1>By Jackson Flores in Rio de Janeiro</FONT></STRONG></P> <P>Following the abortive attempt made by Varig's trade union consortium TGV to acquire the embattled carrier, its one-time cargo subsidiary - VarigLog - is now seen as the Brazilian flag carrier's last hope for survival.</P> <P>The carrier is continuing to operate some services, although around half of its 56-strong aircraft fleet has been withdrawn and is in storage, with many of the aircraft parked at its base at Rio de Janeiro Galeao International airport.</P> <P> <TABLE style="WIDTH: 445px" cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 align=center border=0> <TBODY> <TR> <TH> <P align=right><IMG id=D# style="BORDER-RIGHT: 1px solid; BORDER-TOP: 1px solid; BORDER-LEFT: 1px solid; WIDTH: 445px; BORDER-BOTTOM: 1px solid; HEIGHT: 297px" alt=varig-store src=""><BR><SUP>© Gianfranco Beting</SUP>&nb