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Azul announces expansion of international network from Brazil to the United States
New year-round A330 widebody service from Belo Horizonte to Orlando
New year-round A320neo narrowbody service from Belem to Fort Lauderdale (Miami)
In total, Azul will offer 34 weekly departures from four cities in Brazil to two gateways in the United States
São Paulo, August 11, 2017 - Azul (B3: AZUL4, NYSE: AZUL) announces today two new markets from Brazil to Florida - Belo Horizonte to Orlando, and Belem to Fort Lauderdale (Miami). These new routes will begin in December 2017, providing unparalleled nonstop service and convenience for our customers in Belem and Belo Horizonte. In addition to the nonstop service, Azul has optimized the connectivity to Belem and Belo Horizonte and surrounding cities so that we not only offer the best nonstop, but also the best connection options to and from Orlando and Fort Lauderdale.
"I am very pleased to announce new international service from Brazil to the US. Not only have our customers been asking for these flights, but this also strengthens our strategic positioning in these important cities. In addition to the new nonstop flights, we are also optimizing connectivity as well as increasing frequencies to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando from our São Paulo - Viracopos hub. I am extremely happy to be able to offer almost 5 daily nonstop flights from Brazil to Florida to our customers. I want to thank both the Fort Lauderdale and Orlando airport authorities for their continued support as we grow our services from Brazil to Florida", celebrates David Neeleman, Azul’s founder and Chairman.
"The new Belem/Fort Lauderdale route provides more opportunities for travelers to experience the unique cultures and outdoor wonders of both regions," said Mark Gale, CEO/Director of Aviation, Broward County Aviation Department. "We are very proud to partner with Azul in starting these new flights."
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