Gol will operate flights to Chile


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Gol - PingoflyAccording to the company, tickets can cost between $ 244 U.S. dollars, from Santiago, and R$ 435 Reais, from Sao Paulo.

Gol started on Thursday the resumption of flights between Sao Paulo and Santiago, Chile, two years after suspend operation, continuing its strategy of expanding its offering of international flights. Conducted with Boeing 737-800NG, flights will be daily, and values ​​can range from $ 244, from Santiago, and 435 reais, from Sao Paulo.

The sale of tickets for Santiago began in mid-May, when Gol said it would resume flights from this Thursday. At the time, the company also said it planned to raise its bid for international flights up to 8%, with increased frequency of existing and creation of new routes. “The goal remains the strategy of gradually increasing its presence in the international market, reinforcing the expansion of its operations,” the company said in a statement.

Regarding strategy, Gol announced in April the launch of three weekly frequencies between Campinas and Miami in the United States, with the first flight scheduled for July 19. In May, the company also started a new weekly flight from Fortaleza to Buenos Aires, Argentina.

According to Gol, Chile is the second most popular destination for international passengers in Sao Paulo, predominantly business audience. The company says, based on data from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, that about seventy Brazilian companies active in Chile, while Brazil is the main destination for Chilean investments abroad.

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