GOL Announces Launch of Regular Flights to Bauru


24 Jan 2010 [11:04h]     Bookmark and Share


GOL Announces Launch of Regular Flights to Bauru

GOL Announces Launch of Regular Flights to Bauru


GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, began selling tickets for a new destination in its domestic route network – the city of Bauru, in the west of São Paulo state.

São Paulo – There will be five flights per week from Congonhas Airport in São Paulo city, beginning on February 1, 2010.

„We are launching regular operations in Bauru in the wake of our success in Presidente Prudente (SP), a destination that handled around 50 passengers a day before GOL moved in and now generates more than 200 tickets per day.“, explained Constantino de Oliveira Junior, GOL’s CEO. „We expect the same GOL efffect at this new destination, the 50th in our domestic network.“

The new flight leaves Congonhas at 11:30am and arrives at the Moussa Nakhl Tobias State Airport in Bauru at 12:25pm. The reverse flight leaves Bauru at 1:30pm and arrives in Congonhas at 2:22pm.

Bauru is the biggest city in western São Paulo and one of the state’s leading economic centers, with a GDP of R$ 5.3 billion. It is 345 km from São Paulo city and has a population of around 359,500 people. The new route to Congonghas will benefit clients from the entire surrounding region by connecting them immediately with the country’s main business markets, including Belo Horizonte (Confins), Brasília, Curitiba, Florianópolis, Navegantes, Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro and Salvador, among others.

The table below contains more details of the new operation:

Flight

Departure

From

To

Arrival

Fares as of:   

 
 G3 1060
    

11:30am*

São Paulo (Congonhas)

Bauru

12:25pm*

        R$ 79**       

G3 1061

1:30pm*

Bauru

São Paulo (Congonhas)

2:22pm*

R$ 79**


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