Articles Tagged ‘GOL’

GOL grows traffic by 10% in 2014; 97% of seats in domestic market

GOL grows traffic by 10% in 2014; 97% of seats in domestic market

Established in 2000 and having started operations on 15 January 2001 with a flight from Brasilia to Sao Paulo Guarulhos, GOL has expanded considerably since then, offering services to a total of 70 destinations in 11 countries this January. With the carrier flying to 55 points in Brazil, anna.aero looks at GOL’s top airports, country […]

Sao Paulo Viracopos sees growth of 6.9% so far in 2014; Azul Airlines adds Fort Lauderdale

Sao Paulo Viracopos sees growth of 6.9% so far in 2014; Azul Airlines adds Fort Lauderdale

The third busiest gateway to Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo Viracopos Airport handled close to 9.3 million passengers in 2013 (a new record high). With a total of five airlines flying to 59 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity, reveals its seasonality profile and how dominant Azul Airlines is […]

Hosting World Cup boosts Brazil’s international air traffic; American Airlines and TAM each start two new daily routes in last 12 months

Hosting World Cup boosts Brazil’s international air traffic; American Airlines and TAM each start two new daily routes in last 12 months

Demand for air travel within Brazil has seen modest growth in 2014 with no obvious spike occurring during the period when the country hosted the FIFA World Cup.


Fast-growing Lion Air close to offering 1m seats per week

Fast-growing Lion Air close to offering 1m seats per week

“We make people fly” says Lion Air CEO Rusdi Kirana. True to his word (and adopted as the company slogan) Lion Air made nearly 35 million people fly in 2013, making it the world’s fifth largest LCC. anna.aero takes a look at Asia’s biggest low-cost carrier.

GOL gets three new routes going from Sao Paulo Viracopos

GOL gets three new routes going from Sao Paulo Viracopos

GOL begins services from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Rio de Janeiro Santos, Santo Domingo and Miami, FL, using its 737-800s.

Record June for Airbus and Boeing; Air New Zealand receives #1 787-9

Record June for Airbus and Boeing; Air New Zealand receives #1 787-9

Airbus and Boeing recorded strongest June since anna.aero started tracking aircraft deliveries in 2008, with the American producer handing over 71 airframes, 16 more than its European counterpart. Airbus will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which leads the 2014 delivery race by 39 units.


Bolivia’s capacity increases by 27% in 2013; Boliviana de Aviacion commands 50% of weekly seats

Bolivia’s capacity increases by 27% in 2013; Boliviana de Aviacion commands 50% of weekly seats

Rich in mineral and energy resources and for being the home of Marco Antonio Etcheverry (the greatest Bolivian footballer player nicknamed “El Diablo”), Bolivia is also a South American aviation hot-spot, having seen its gateways offering a combined total of 4.4 million one-way seats in 2013. As the state-owned flag carrier, Boliviana de Aviacion commands […]

GOL introduces sixth route to Buenos Aires Ezeiza

GOL introduces sixth route to Buenos Aires Ezeiza

GOL begins weekly flights operated on Saturdays from Fortaleza to Buenos Aires Ezeiza, utilising 737-800s.

Azul Airlines' traffic grows by 32% in 2013; gears up for long-haul expansion from early 2015

Azul Airlines’ traffic grows by 32% in 2013; gears up for long-haul expansion from early 2015

Establishing itself as the third largest operator in Brazil according to weekly seat capacity, Azul Airlines handled over 13 million passengers last year, growing by 32% when compared to 2012. As the LCC is currently serving over 100 domestic destinations, anna.aero investigates Azul’s top 13 routes and which airports are likely to witness a frequency […]


Strongest February for Airbus and Boeing; SilkAir receives first 737-800

Strongest February for Airbus and Boeing; SilkAir receives first 737-800

Airbus and Boeing recorded the strongest February since anna.aero started tracking aircraft deliveries in 2008, with the American producer handing over 50 airframes, five more than its European counterpart.

Record January for Airbus, Boeing; 76% of deliveries are single-aisles

Record January for Airbus, Boeing; 76% of deliveries are single-aisles

Following a busy December, both Airbus and Boeing delivered significantly fewer aircraft in the first month of the year. However, January 2014 goes down in history as the busiest beginning to a year since anna.aero started monitoring aircraft deliveries in 2008.

Brasilia Airport grows 77% in eight years; Congonhas remains top destination

Brasilia Airport grows 77% in eight years; Congonhas remains top destination

Benefiting from a favourable economic climate in Brazil, the capital city’s airport in Brasilia has grown significantly over recent years, reaching a new high record of 16.5 million passengers in 2013. We take a closer look at the airport’s recent progress and reveal how dominant TAM Airlines and GOL are.