Articles Tagged ‘GIG’

Condor breaks the Lufthansa/TAM duopoly on the Frankfurt to Rio de Janeiro route

Condor breaks the Lufthansa/TAM duopoly on the Frankfurt to Rio de Janeiro route

Condor commences operations on the transatlantic route from Frankfurt to Rio de Janeiro.

GOL connects Rio de Janeiro and Córdoba in Argentina with a stopping service via São Paulo

GOL connects Rio de Janeiro and Córdoba in Argentina with a stopping service via São Paulo

GOL launches a new stopping route from Rio de Janeiro to Cordoba in Argentina via Sao Paulo.

Rio traffic up 20% in 2011, starts 2012 by welcoming Emirates; Alitalia, KLM and Lufthansa all new last year

Rio traffic up 20% in 2011, starts 2012 by welcoming Emirates; Alitalia, KLM and Lufthansa all new last year

Rio’s main airport had a great 2011 with traffic up one-fifth. Where does it rank among Brazil’s airports? Which are the airport’s leading carriers and which new international routes have been started in the last 12 months?


Emirates launches new routes to Dublin, Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires from Dubai

Emirates launches new routes to Dublin, Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires from Dubai

Emirates now flies to Dublin in Ireland, Rio de Janeiro in Brazil and Buenos Aires in Argentina from its Dubai Airport hub.

Azul launches new routes to Joao Pessoa, Porto Alegre and Vitoria

Azul launches new routes to Joao Pessoa, Porto Alegre and Vitoria

Azul Brazilian Airlines has launched three new domestic routes in Brazil from Rio de Janeiro.

KLM relaunches flights to Rio de Janeiro from Amsterdam

KLM relaunches flights to Rio de Janeiro from Amsterdam

KLM again flies from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.


Avianca relaunches route between Bogota and Rio de Janeiro

Avianca relaunches route between Bogota and Rio de Janeiro

Avianca now flies from its hub in Bogota, the capital of Colombia, to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

Lufthansa adds Aberdeen, London Gatwick and Rio from Frankfurt

Lufthansa adds Aberdeen, London Gatwick and Rio from Frankfurt

With more runway capacity to play with at Frankfurt, Lufthansa adds four new destinations to make it 159 in all this winter.

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

It has been a very busy week with an entire 86 new routes launched. We have all the analysis – and the cakes – of routes ranging from Emirates’ 26th destination in Europe to LOT Polish Airlines’ fourth Ukrainian route. But which European airline launched routes to both Asia and South America? And which US […]


TAM and GOL see combined domestic market share drop to 80%; Azul with 7% share now serves 30 Brazilian airports

TAM and GOL see combined domestic market share drop to 80%; Azul with 7% share now serves 30 Brazilian airports

TAM and GOL’s duopoly of the Brazilian domestic market is slowly being eroded by the likes of Azul, Trip and Webjet. Which were the country’s leading airports in 2010 and how quickly did the market grow? Which new international routes have been started this winter?

New airline routes launched<br/> (21 December 2010 – 3 January 2011)

New airline routes launched
(21 December 2010 – 3 January 2011)

Over the Christmas and New Year period, 36 new routes were launched across the world and they were far from only to ski and sun destinations. We have analysis and pictures to go with the new routes that range from Transaero’s 11,500-kilometre route between Moscow and Rio to Cape Air’s 300-kilometre hop between San Juan […]

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

Ahead of Christmas, we have seen 83 new routes launch! You might have thought that route launch celebrations would be more low-key as Christmas celebrations take over, but we dare almost say it has been the contrary. We have fantastic photos from route launches all across the world!