Azul and Salvador Bahia Airport staff celebrate the reinstatement of direct services to Aracaju. Speaking at the launch was Graziella Delicato, Airline Business Manager at Salvador Bahia Airport: “Bahia and Sergipe have important economic links, besides a natural demand due to their tourist attractions and VFR links. The reestablishment of a direct link reinforces those connections.” In addition to the Aracaju service, Azul also launched four times daily flights to Sao Paulo Guarulhos from the airport. “With Azul’s new flights, now we have 142 weekly flights between Salvador and Guarulhos airports – now [it] is Brazil’s 3rd busiest route,” says Marc Gordien, CCO at Salvador Bahia Airport. With Azul’s offering, the route now has up to 21 daily services, including those from rivals GOL and LATAM.
- Azul on 01 July commenced operations from Salvador Bahia (SSA) to Sao Paulo Guarulhos (GRU) and Aracaju (AJU), with the connections being operated using the carrier’s Airbus A320 and Embraer 195 respectively. According to OAG Schedules Analyser, the latter route is set to operate seasonally six times a week until 01 November.