Azul Airlines commenced flights between Belem and Fort Lauderdale on 10 December, with the Floridian airport celebrating the new service with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The route from Brazil will be flown four times weekly on the carrier’s fleet of A320s. This becomes Azul Airlines’ second route to Fort Lauderdale after Sao Paulo Viracopos.
- Azul Airlines commenced two new international routes from Brazil this week, with the carrier now linking Belem (BEL) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL), while Navegantes (NVT) has gained a connection to Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE). The former route was the first to be inaugurated, with flights on the 4,566-kilometre link to the US airport having begun on 10 December, a sector Azul will operate four times weekly. Flights on the 1,291-kilometre city pair between Navegantes and the Argentinian capital began the following day, with a daily rotation scheduled on the airport pair. Flights to Fort Lauderdale will be flown on the airline’s A320s, with this becoming the carrier’s second route to the Floridian city after Sao Paulo Viracopos. Services to Ezeiza will be flown on a mixture of the airline’s E190s and E195s, with this becoming the carrier’s second route to the Argentinian city, adding to its existing service from Belo Horizonte. Neither of the airline’s new routes which were inaugurated this week will face direct competition. See how Belem Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.