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Brazil Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and Latin America. At 8.5 million square kilometers and with over 208 million people, Brazil is the world's fifth-largest country by area and the sixth most populous.

GOL Linhas Aéreas: 20 years in the air

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 18, 2021 18:29

Brazil's largest domestic airline opened up access to air travel for millions of Brazilians, with more than 500 million customers transported on 4.2 million flights in past two decades Read More

New dangerous COVID-P1 virus in Brazil, Panama, Cape Verde, Portugal, Japan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2021 05:14

COVID 19 is growing a new strains are emerging. The third one now in Brazil. This P1 version was already detected by travelers arriving in Japan. UK is closing inbound ... Read More

Qatar Airways and LATAM expand South America networks

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 4, 2021 15:47

Qatar Airways teams up with LATAM on flights from Doha to South America|Qatar Airways accept bookings on Brazil based LATAM Airlines |Qatar Airways carbon policy | Qatar Airways is pleased to ... Read More

Yellow Fever Outbreak in Brazil kills more monkeys

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 28, 2020 06:13

Coronavirus is not the only worry in the Brazilian State of Paraná. Yellow fever is now an additional worry for Brazilian health authorities in this State bordering on Argentina and ... Read More

Brazilian GOL first to resume commercial flights with Boeing 737 MAX

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 8, 2020 22:54

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., Brazil's largest domestic airline, today announces that it will resume flying the Boeing 737 MAX on commercial routes in its domestic network, starting December 9. ... Read More

GOL submits corporate merger proposal to SMILES’ Board of Directors

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 7, 2020 23:12

Brazilian GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. announced to the market, in compliance with article 156, paragraph 4, of Law No. 6.404/76 and CVM Rule No. 358, of January 3, 2002, ... Read More

Embraer’s 10-year Market Outlook identifies new air travel trends

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 2, 2020 21:52

Embraer's newly published 2020 Commercial Market Outlook examines passenger demand for air travel and new aircraft deliveries over the next 10 years with special emphasis on Embraer's product segment - ... Read More

Brazil’s airline industry to regain 80% of its capacity in December

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 20, 2020 19:36

Brazil's average daily flights fell from original 2,500 to about 200 during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown period. In the months with the highest surge of COVID-19 cases, Brazilian airlines reduced ... Read More

UNWTO official visit to Brazil supports sustainable recovery of tourism

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 19, 2020 16:22

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has reaffirmed his commitment to working closely with the Government of Brazil to help the country’s tourism sector recover and become a ... Read More

WTM Latin America announces new dates for 2021

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 16, 2020 17:38

WTM Latin America has announced its new dates in 2021. The decision was taken in consultation with customers and partners in order to meet and serve their expectations for next ... Read More

Brazil’s GOL expands flights as demand for air travel returns

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 4, 2020 19:41

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., Brazil's largest domestic airline, today announced consolidated results for the third quarter of 2020 (3Q20) and outlined its continued initiatives in response to the COVID-19 ... Read More

Enterprise Rent-A-Car opens in Aruba, Panama, expands in Brazil

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 21, 2020 19:05

Enterprise Holdings announced today that its flagship Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand has opened its first locations in Aruba and Panama, as well as 25 additional branches in Brazil. The new locations ... Read More

Sao Paulo Governor: COVID-19 vaccination will be compulsory for all residents

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 17, 2020 07:30

Sao Paulo Governor Joao Doria has announced that the vaccination for coronavirus will be mandatory for all residents of the state. The head of Brazil's most populous state told reporters ... Read More

Brazil’s GOL: Domestic market demand up in September

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 5, 2020 08:39

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., Brazil's largest domestic airline, announces today preliminary air traffic figures for the month of September 2020, compared to the same period in 2019. During September, ... Read More

Rio de Janeiro Carnival postponed indefinitely over COVID-19 pandemic

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- September 25, 2020 09:39

The Independent League of Samba Schools of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (LIESA) has decided to postpone traditional Carnival processions to a later date while Brazil grapples with world’s second-deadliest COVID-19 ... Read More

Brazil approves Delta and LATAM Joint Venture Agreement

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- September 18, 2020 11:50

Delta Air Lines and LATAM Airlines Group S.A. and its affiliates (‘LATAM’) received regulatory approval yesterday for their trans-American Joint Venture Agreement from Brazil’s competition authority, the Administrative Council for ... Read More

Will Copacabana Beach become the source of death in Brazil?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 8, 2020 01:03

The party never stops at Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro. Even Coronavirus will not intimidate this beach most in the world see as the most beautiful land on the ... Read More

GOL: Equilibrium between supply and demand

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- September 7, 2020 18:48

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., Brazil's largest domestic airline, announces today preliminary air traffic figures for the month of August 2020, compared to the same period in 2019. During August, ... Read More

Azul and Latam commence codeshare in Brazil

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- August 13, 2020 00:26

Azul Airlines and Latam Airlines Brazil commence today their codeshare agreement starting with 64 domestic routes in Brazil. The codeshare agreement announced on June 16 provides Brazilian customers the widest ... Read More

Brazil, a deadly example in the world for tourism and COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2020 19:12

Brazil registered record daily numbers of infections and deaths from the new coronavirus Wednesday, sending its overall death toll surging past 90,000 people. As of today, Brazil registered 2,711,132 cases ... Read More

Reopening Travel: Brazil just did it ignoring COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 30, 2020 06:38

Brazil may be sensational in many ways. Brave visitors with a no-fear attitude are now able to fly to Brazil for a holiday with no big restrictions. There are 2.5 ... Read More

South American tourism hurt by loss of US spending

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 27, 2020 18:26

US spending into South America is forecast to drop by 44.4% between 2020 and 2021 as travel restrictions due to COVID-19 have stymied visitor flows. Having featured in the top ... Read More

Helvetic Airways upgrades Embraer E2 order to larger aircraft

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 16, 2020 23:45

Helvetic Airways has signed a commitment with Embraer to convert four of their remaining firm orders to the larger E195-E2 aircraft. The original order, for 12 E190-E2s with purchase rights ... Read More

Progress in Chapter 11 tranche financing for LATAM Airlines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 9, 2020 05:35

LATAM Airlines Group S.A. (‘LATAM’) today presented the second tranche financing proposal to the Court of the Southern District of New York, as part of the Chapter 11 process. Tranche ... Read More

Brazilian President Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020 16:01

President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has revealed live on television he has tested positive for COVID-19. The bombshell revelation was made by Bolsonaro during a televised interview on Tuesday. “It ... Read More

Embraer delivers five commercial and nine executive jets in 1Q20

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- May 12, 2020 18:36

Embraer delivered a total of 14 jets in the first quarter of 2020, of which five were commercial aircraft and nine were executive jets (five light and four large). As ... Read More

Boeing terminates agreement to launch joint ventures with Embraer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2020 15:49

Boeing announced today that it has terminated its Master Transaction Agreement (MTA) with Embraer, under which the two companies sought to establish a new level of strategic partnership. The parties ... Read More

Brazil’s GOL reaches deal with Boeing on 737 MAX compensation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2020 02:04

Brazil's airline GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. announces today that it reached an agreement with The Boeing Company regarding the 737 MAX, which includes cash compensation and changes to future ... Read More

LATAM will continue USA and Chile Service only

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2020 23:57

LATAM Airlines Group and its affiliates announced today that they will temporarily suspend additional international services until April 30, 2020, due to travel restrictions put in place by national authorities ... Read More

GOL reduces network, maintains service to all Brazilian capital cities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2020 23:33

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., Brazil's largest domestic airline, announces a further readjustment of its domestic flight network, effective for the period from March 28 (Saturday) through to May 3 (Sunday), ... Read More

Embraer’s Profit Hunter lands at London Oxford Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2020 18:38

London Oxford Airport welcomed the Embraer EMB-195 E2 ‘Profit Hunter’ Demonstrator on the evening of 16 March. Showcasing its unique characteristics to land on shorter runways, it is the largest ... Read More

ExpressJet Airlines to become world’s largest Embraer ERJ145 operator

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 24, 2020 18:51

ExpressJet Airlines, a United Express carrier, announced today it will add 36 Embraer ERJ145 aircraft to its United Express fleet, which will make ExpressJet the world's largest operator of the ... Read More

Annual Seychelles Roadshow thrills partners in Brazilian cities

editor editor- February 21, 2020 22:35

In the second week of February, the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) and its partners showcased the beautiful exotic destination during the annual dedicated Seychelles Roadshow in Brazil. The 3-day intensive ... Read More

Travel sentiment for European destinations on the rise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2020 23:44

The European Travel Commission (ETC), the European Tourism Association (ETOA), Eurail B.V. and the European Commission, have today released the latest Long-Haul Travel Barometer (LHTB), which indicates that the sentiment ... Read More

Embraer delivered 198 jets in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2020 23:15

Embraer delivered a total of 198 jets in 2019, of which 89 were commercial aircraft and 109 were executive jets (62 light and 47 large), which represents an increase of ... Read More

Registration for WTM Latin America in Brazil is now open

editor editor- February 13, 2020 22:08

Registration for the 2020 edition of WTM Latin America, the main event in the tourism industry for Latin America’s B2B sector, is now open. The event takes place from 31 ... Read More