Articles Tagged ‘GOL’

Brussels-Sao Paulo is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with over 220,000 searches; a tempter for TAM Airlines??

Brussels-Sao Paulo is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with over 220,000 searches; a tempter for TAM Airlines??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year over 220,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Brussels and Sao Paulo ‒ but the route is unserved!? TAM Airlines serves five non-stop European sectors already, with Rome Fiumicino planned for spring next year, will Brussels be next??

Buenos Aires Ezeiza on course to break 10 million this year: Aerolineas Argentinas still #1 carrier

Buenos Aires Ezeiza on course to break 10 million this year: Aerolineas Argentinas still #1 carrier

Buenos Aires Ezeiza is Argentina’s second busiest airport, but the country’s main international gateway. Having got close last year, Ezeiza is on track to break the 10 million annual passenger barrier in 2017. We take a look at the airport’s traffic over the last 10 years, its biggest serving carriers and its top 12 routes.

Brazil sees domestic traffic return to growth in 2017 Q2; Azul and Avianca Brasil closing on GOL and LATAM in domestic market

Brazil sees domestic traffic return to growth in 2017 Q2; Azul and Avianca Brasil closing on GOL and LATAM in domestic market

Last year’s summer Olympics failed to benefit the domestic airlines in Brazil as demand fell for 19 consecutive months from July 2015 to February 2017. But the market is finally recovering, though quite slowly. We take a closer look at how the country’s privatised airports have coped.


Sao Paulo Congonhas on target for 20 million passengers in 2016; GOL losing market share majority as Azul Airlines and Avianca Brasil grow

Sao Paulo Congonhas on target for 20 million passengers in 2016; GOL losing market share majority as Azul Airlines and Avianca Brasil grow

Traffic at Sao Paulo Congonhas for the first 10 months of 2016 is up 7.6%, with the airport welcoming 17 million passengers, a feat it has achieved with only four serving carriers. We take a closer look at the Brazilian airport’s traffic development, and how market share has developed due to various airline failures, mergers […]

Brazil enduring prolonged period of declines; Rio Olympics unlikely to help much; GOL and LATAM still vying for domestic honours

Brazil enduring prolonged period of declines; Rio Olympics unlikely to help much; GOL and LATAM still vying for domestic honours

With the economy predicted to shrink by almost 4% this year it’s no surprise that the demand for domestic air travel has been falling significantly. We reveal just how much and look at how the country’s privatised airports are getting on.

GOL springs Sao Paulo Congonhas – Chapeco connection

GOL springs Sao Paulo Congonhas – Chapeco connection

GOL begins a daily weekday service between the two airports using its 737-700 fleet.


Global seat capacity up 7.3% in 2016 Q1; China and Ryanair see biggest increase in seats compared with 2015 Q1

Global seat capacity up 7.3% in 2016 Q1; China and Ryanair see biggest increase in seats compared with 2015 Q1

We reveal which are the leading airlines and country markets in the first quarter of 2016 and by how much they are growing (or shrinking). Plus a look at which airlines and countries are seeing the biggest increase in capacity.

Brazilian airlines face challenging 2016 despite Olympics boost; domestic air travel in November shows biggest downturn in a decade

Brazilian airlines face challenging 2016 despite Olympics boost; domestic air travel in November shows biggest downturn in a decade

The country’s economy is expected to shrink in 2016 despite Rio de Janeiro hosting the summer Olympics. The fourth quarter of 2015 finally saw demand for domestic air travel start to fall. Plus we look at the performance of Brazil’s recently privatised airports.

GOL’s Guarulhos service arrives in Aruba

GOL’s Guarulhos service arrives in Aruba

GOL starts its first service to Aruba with twice-weekly link from Sao Paulo.


Discover who wins week 29 of the 2015 Arch of Triumph competition

Discover who wins week 29 of the 2015 Arch of Triumph competition

With the Asian region winning the last FTWA competition we held two weeks ago, it has again entered a fine arch this week to try and increase its chances of overall victory in 2015. Nonetheless entries from North America, South America and Europe have also been entered this week meaning that this is no one […]

GOL gets going to Paramaribo

GOL gets going to Paramaribo

GOL launches its latest route from Belem in the form of a twice-weekly service to Paramaribo – a sector facing direct competition from Surinam Airways.

TAM Airlines and new-look GOL still battling to be #1 in Brazilian domestic market

TAM Airlines and new-look GOL still battling to be #1 in Brazilian domestic market

Brazil’s struggling economy and currency issues are not good news for the country’s airlines. However, domestic capacity is still growing modestly. We reveal the top 12 airlines on international service and which ones are (and are not) growing.