GOL hit 39

GOL Linhas Aereas
received its 39th Boeing 737 aircraft on October 15th enabling the Company
to reach a frequency of 400 daily flights. With the arrival of this aircraft,
GOL has added a total of 12 aircraft to its fleet this year, representing a 45
percent increase. The growth of GOL’s fleet in 2005 has enabled the Company to
gradually increase the number of seats it can offer to travelers.Currently, GOL’s fleet is composed of 39 aircraft, a number that is
expected to increase to 42 by the end of this year. The Brazilian low fare airline plans to double its fleet by the end of 2010 with the addition
of 44 aircraft for a total of 86. In July of this year, the Company increased
its order with Boeing to a total of 101 new 737-800 New Generation aircraft,
comprised of 60 firm orders and 41 purchase options, scheduled for delivery
beginning in June 2006.
  “The 45 percent increase in GOL’s fleet in 2005 allows the Company to take
advantage of significant opportunities for expansion.  New aircraft enable GOL
reduce operating costs, and to increase the number of regular daily and
nighttime flights offered, as well as the number of new markets the Company
can serve in both Brazil and the rest of South America,” said Captain David
Barioni, Technical Vice-president of GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes.
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