June 10, 2023

The Brazilian service GOL Linhas Aéreas has introduced two direct routes from Brazil to Miami, beginning in December. One in every of these companies is a brand new route, whereas the opposite is a resumption after a two-year hiatus as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

The brand new route

Beginning on December 17, GOL will start flying between Manaus Worldwide Airport (MAO) and Miami Worldwide Airport (MIA). The airline will join the capital and largest metropolis of the Brazilian state of Amazonas with the USA with two weekly frequencies.


Prospects from the Amazonas states will have the ability to shortly join in Miami in direction of many US locations, enabled by GOL’s partnership with American Airways. The continuous flight will final 5:55 hours and can function on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Flight G3 7638 departs the capital metropolis of Amazonas at 12:30 and lands in Miami at 17:25, native time. The identical day return departs at 19:00 (flight G3 7639), with touchdown in Manaus scheduled for 1:55 the following day.

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This route is aimed to profit the folks dwelling within the northern areas of Brazil. GOL at the moment flies to Miami and Orlando from Brazil’s capital metropolis, Brasília. Bruno Balan, GOL’s Strategic Airline Community Planning Supervisor, stated,

“Whereas GOL’s flights to Miami and Orlando from Brasília favor clients on connecting flights coming primarily from Congonhas, Guarulhos, Santos Dumont, RIOgaleão, Salvador, Curitiba, Florianópolis, and Porto Alegre, who could make your entire journey to Florida in a single day, this new path to Miami that begins in December will drastically profit passengers from the state of Amazonas and neighboring states who fly to the US, in addition to People and different North Americans destined to this famend vacationer and enterprise area of the nation.”

By launching this new route, GOL is decentralizing its flights to Miami, which is able to profit the circulation of passengers between the USA and the Amazonas State. The flight can be operated with GOL’s Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane, with a capability of 176 passengers.

GOL will start flying from Manaus and Fortaleza to Miami using its Boeing 737 MAX fleet. Photograph: Lukas Souza | Easy Flying.

The resuming route

Just a few days earlier than launching the brand new route between Manaus and Miami, GOL will resume a distinct service to Miami from Fortaleza Worldwide Airport (FOR). On December 3, the Brazilian airline will start providing one weekly round-trip flight between each cities.

This route was beforehand operated between November 2018 and the start of 2020 however was shortly suspended as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. The service can be carried out on Saturdays, with flight G3 7904 leaving Fortaleza at 11:00, and arriving in Miami at 16:50. G3 7733 will go away Miami at 21:50 and land in Fortaleza at 6:55 the following day.

The flight can be operated with GOL’s Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane. “The resumption of the Fortaleza-Miami route demonstrates the restoration of worldwide site visitors and expands the vary of choices for passengers from the Brazilian State of Ceará, the place Fortaleza is positioned. We’re more than happy with this partnership, which is able to deliver the very best airport expertise and infrastructure to clients,” says Sabine Trenk, Industrial and Operations Director of Fraport Brazil, administrator of FOR.

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