Gol Airlines - New ticketing arrangement finalised Alternative Airlines can now sell tickets on Brazilian airline, Gol, which is the country’s second largest airline and has used a low fare model to grow rapidly since its launch in 2001. From early 2007, Gol has been the owner of the long established Varig airlines which currently continues to fly under its own name.
Need Flights in Brazil - Why not try Gol Airlines?
Born in the dynamic Brazilian city of Sao Paulo in 2001, GOL has grown over 10 years into a giant low cost airline with over 100 aircraft flying to more than 60 destinations. This in real success story and more than most low-cost airlines sticks to the formula of a one-type of aircraft fleet to keep its costs low which enables it to keep its ticket prices to a very competitive level.
Since its launch 160 Million passengers have enjoyed its services and its 2010 financial results out Gol amongst the most profitable airlines in the world. Gol continues to focus on growth and is benefiting from the booking Brazilian economy which has enabled more and more middle class Brazilians to take to the skies. The local rivalry with the also fast growing TAM Airlines, keeps Gol on their toes and both are pushing for a 40% share of the entire Brazilian domestic market.
Where does GOL fly?
Flights in BrazilGol flies to the following cities within Brazil: Aracaju, Arealva, Belém, Belo Horizonte, Boa Vista, Brasília, Campinas, Campina Grande, Campo Grande, Caxias do Sul, Chapecó, Cuiabá, Curitiba, , Fernando de Noronha, Florianópolis, Fortaleza, Foz do Iguaçu, Goiânia, Ilhéus, Imperatriz, João Pessoa, Joinville, Juazeiro do Norte, Londrina, Macapá, Maceió, Manaus, Marabá, Maringá, Natal, Navegantes, Palmas, Petrolina, Porto Alegre, Porto Seguro, Porto Velho, Presidente Prudente,Recife, Rio Branco, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador de Bahia, Santarém, São Luís, São Paulo, Teresina, Uberlândia and Vitória.
International destinationsInternational services are flown to Asunción, Bridgetown, Bogota, Buenos Aires, Caracas, Córdoba, Lima, Montevideo, Punta Cana, Rosario, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Wilhelmstadt and Santiago. Gol has also has a codeshare agreement with TACA Airlines for flights to San Salvador and Copa Airlines to Panama City.
Why choose Gol Airlines?
and what to expect:GOL Airlines calls itself GOL "intelligent" Airlines and this is no empty marketing slogan. It is a well focussed carrier which promises and delivers the South American equivalent of the global low cost airline service. The airline grew out of a bigger transportation company which was already a market leader in Bus transportation within Brazil and the lessons learnt in this competitive market place it has applied rigorously to the airline. The simplified on-board service is part of Gol’s strategy. On short haul flights, Gol offers snacks and cereal, that are both healthy and nutritious. The cabin staff uniforms are very stylish and were designed by the most famous designers in Brazil: Gloria Coelho and Ricardo Almeida. Our staff are on the whole young, energetic, eager to please and well-trained. There is no alcohol carried on board but the on-time record is amongst the best in Latin America
NEWS UPDATE : Integration of Varig:Sao Paulo based low cost airline GOL has announced the full integration of VARIG, the airline it purchased in 2007 into a single airline company. VARIG is the GOL Group brand that operates the company's midrange international routes, to Aruba (Caribbean), Bogota (Colombia), Caracas (Venezuela) and Punta Cana (Dominican Republic). On Varig flights, in Comfort Class, there is more room between the seats, more privacy and an onboard service with more options of hot entrées as well as individual in-flight entertainment systems.
Why Choose GOL Airlines ?
Well, we think its one of the best low-cost airlines in the world and annually 32 Million passengers choose to use its services! It's profitable, safe, modern, passenger friendly, technologically advanced and it has very competitive low fares. Plus, if all that wasn't reason enough, its has a really strong commitment to environmentally friendly operating procedures. GOL Airlines is truly a 21st century airline. We recommend you try it.
With more than 25 years of experience, Alternative Airlines has become a specialist in arranging flights to the more unusual destinations around the world, plus we have strong relationships with airlines, such as GOL, which may not be the first airline you think about when booking your flight to, from or within Brazil. If you are considering a trip to South America, we can help plan your journey. Your reservations will be confirmed immediately and we have experienced staff to help should you require assistance. To book a flight on GOL merely use our new improved search tool to provide you with the best choice of flights for you journey. Please don't hesitate to call us if you need any information or clarification of any details plus sign up for our regular news letter to keep you in touch with all the latest developments in air travel.