LATAM – The airline will operate new flights from Brasilia to Santiago (Chile), Lima (Peru) and Asunción (Paraguay). The company has also invested more than $200 million in upgrading its cabins; one of the first aircrafts to receive the upgraded cabins will be the 777-300 that operates between London and São Paulo.
Azul – In January 2019, Azul introduced a regular route between Campinas and Buenos Aires. Domestically, daily routes were established from Manaus to Belém and to São Paulo and routes from Guarulhos to Juazeiro do Norte. The latest news is that, in addition to the flights from Lisbon to São Paulo, the airline is poised to announce a new route between Porto and São Paulo, from June 2019.
Air Europa – The Spanish carrier will offer two weekly flights from Madrid to Fortaleza, in Ceará, from November 2019, in addition to increasing seating capacity on its international flights to Brazil.
Gol – The company has announced the Guarulhos to Lima (Peru) route with daily flights from São Paulo, meaning that the airline has reached the milestone of servicing 15 international destinations. The São Paulo to Quito (Ecuador) route was also announced recently, with three flights scheduled a week. In addition, GOL will begin flights between Brasilia and Cancun on June 28, 2019. Initially, there will be four flights a week, every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The weekly Recife (Pernambuco) route to Santiago (Chile) means that GOL is the only airline to connect the Pernambuco and Chilean capitals directly. Domestically, GOL has added more routes departing from São Paulo (either Congonhas or Guarulhos) to Montes Claros (MG), Caldas Novas (GO), Joinville (SC), Chapecó (SC), Presidente Prudente (SP), Goiânia (GO) and Maringá (PR).
Norwegian Air – The airline began operating their London to Rio de Janeiro route in early April 2019, with four weekly flights, and has already stated that the company’s goal is to offer daily flights from 2020. At London Gatwick, Norwegian offers 14 long-haul flights to 12 popular US destinations and two routes to South America – Buenos Aires, Argentina and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Air France-KLM – The carrier will expand their offer of flights from Paris to Rio de Janeiro by the end of 2019, adding three more a week, as well as increasing the capacity of all flights from
Europe to Brazil.