Gol Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes has celebrated the unveiling of its newly outfitted 737 MAX 8 during a celebration in Sao Paulo. The leading Brazilian carrier also announced plans to fly the more fuel-efficient and longer-range Boeing 737 airplane on international routes.
Brazilian airline Gol will launch a new direct route between São Paulo and Quito, with three weekly flights taking off from December.
GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes has announced a key milestone in its partnership with Delta Air Lines, the implementation of GOL codeshare on Delta’s flights from Brasilia to Atlanta. GOL will now sell Delta’s international tickets through its sales channels – website, Voe GOL stores, call centres and travel agencies.
GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes, the largest low-cost airline in Latin America, has announced a new partnership with Localiza Rent a Car that will make services for customers even more economic and convenient. As of February 4th, 2013, customers will be able to rent Localiza’s cars in GOL’s website while they book their flight.
Qatar Airways and Gol Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes have implemented a new code share agreement to connect travellers from Doha to 46 cities across Brazil through Sao Paulo Guarulhos International Airport.
GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes has seen losses wide for the second quarter of 2011, with Brazil’s second largest airline losing BRL358.7 million over the period. This is up from BRL51.9 million a year earlier, Sao Paulo-based Gol said in a statement.
Boeing has delivered the 100th 737 outfitted with the Boeing Sky Interior to GOL Airlines –the world’s third largest low-cost 737 airline.
Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes’s plans to acquire rival airline Webjet Linhas Aereas may have hit a snag, with reports Brazilian antitrust regulators Cade may block the deal. The deal – worth R96 million ($61 million) – was announced early this month, as Gol seeks to build its market share.
Alaska Air Group Inc. today announced that its board of directors approved a stock repurchase program authorizing the company to buy up to $50 million of its common stock.
Brazil is paving the way to open its aviation industry up to foreign ownership, in a move aimed at attracting much-needed infrastructure improvements in the build-up to the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics.
GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, recorded a 4.5% year-on-year increase in demand on its total route network in February, accompanied by a load factor of 71.2%.