Articles Tagged ‘GRU’

New airline routes launched (27 November – 05 December)

New airline routes launched (27 November – 05 December)

Amongst this week’s new airline routes launched, Flyadeal launched a Riyadh to Yanbu service, and Air Seychelles connected Tel Aviv with Mahé.

Lufthansa reconnects Munich with Sao Paulo; continues Munich growth

Lufthansa reconnects Munich with Sao Paulo; continues Munich growth

Lufthansa relaunches Munich to Sao Paulo flights with A350; we reveal other top unserved cities from Munich.

Salvador soars internationally, with 2018 its record year to date

Salvador soars internationally, with 2018 its record year to date

Brazil’s Salvador has a large population, top tourism and high-value industrial and economic strength. Yet many route opportunities remain.


Salvador stuns with spectacular night-time arch

Salvador stuns with spectacular night-time arch

We have a total of four fantastic entries in this week’s Arch of Triumph; three from Europe and one from South America.

Azul adds two new connections from Salvador Bahia

Azul adds two new connections from Salvador Bahia

Azul launches direct flights from Salvador to Sao Paulo and Aracaju.

Lisbon takes annual Arch of Triumph honours for second time

Lisbon takes annual Arch of Triumph honours for second time

As the final collection of entries are assessed for the 2018 Arch of Triumph competition, we reveal which airport was crowned the annual winner. We received 434 entries in 2018 and competition was fierce but the successful airport is a returning champion. Read on to find out more!


GOL generates new Ecuadorian connection

GOL generates new Ecuadorian connection

GOL launches its first flights to Quito from Sao Paulo Guarulhos – launches two other seasonal routes. 

LATAM Airlines touches down in Tel Aviv

LATAM Airlines touches down in Tel Aviv

LATAM Airlines begins a three times weekly Santiago – Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Tel Aviv service. 

Azul Airlines flew 21 million passengers in 2017; international traffic growing fast, São Paulo Viracopos remains biggest base

Azul Airlines flew 21 million passengers in 2017; international traffic growing fast, São Paulo Viracopos remains biggest base

Azul Airlines welcomed 21.48 million passengers across its network in 2017, 7.9% more than in 2016, and it has more than doubled its available capacity in the past six years. Nick Preston examines the Brazilian carrier’s recent network trends including its leading airports, routes and country markets.


Lisbon lions roar for the fourth time this year

Lisbon lions roar for the fourth time this year

Now firmly established as the airport to beat when it comes to water arches, the Portguese capital city facility now has its fourth Arch of Triumph certificate of 2018 on the fire station walls. Find out which four other airports merely made up the numbers this week.

LATAM Airlines lands in Lisbon

LATAM Airlines lands in Lisbon

LATAM Airlines launches services between Sao Paulo Guarulhos and Lisbon.

Narrow-body aircraft on long-haul routes; US is leading market in S18, Copa Airlines heads airline rankings

Narrow-body aircraft on long-haul routes; US is leading market in S18, Copa Airlines heads airline rankings

Narrow-body aircraft are typically workhorses for short- and medium-haul flying. However, some carriers choose to deploy single-aisle types on longer sectors, including a growing number of LCCs. Nick Preston reveals the leading airlines, airports and country markets for long-haul narrow-body flights in S18.