GOL gets three new routes going from Sao Paulo Viracopos
GOL, the second largest Brazilian operator according to Innovata weekly seat capacity for this July, expanded its presence at Sao Paulo Viracopos (VCP) with the addition of three routes during the course of last week, all of which are operated by the airline’s 177-seat 737-800s. On 18 July, GOL launched 42 weekly operations on the 407-kilometre sector to Rio de Janeiro Santos (SDU). Next day, on 19 July, the carrier inaugurated thrice-weekly flights to Santo Domingo (SDQ) in the Dominican Republic. In addition this route will continue to Miami, FL (MIA) with thrice-weekly operations, starting 19 July as well. The Brazilian low-cost carrier will face competition only on the route to Rio de Janeiro Santos from Azul Airlines’ 94 weekly flights.