GOL and TAP Enter Into a Codeshare Agreement
SAO PAULO, April 11, 2014
SAO PAULO, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A.
(BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), (S&P: B, Fitch: B-, Moody's: B3), the
largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America announces that it has
signed a contract to implement a codeshare and frequent flyer program
agreement with TAP. The agreement will be submitted for the authorization of
Portugal and Brazil's governments, and is still pending the approval of
Brazil's National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) and Antitrust Authority (CADE).
Initially, the agreement will allow TAP, a Portuguese company with more than
74 weekly flights from Portugal to Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Campinas, Belo
Horizonte, Brasilia, Porto Alegre, Salvador, Natal, Fortaleza and Recife, to
include its codes on GOL's flights, enabling connections to other Brazilian
The companies will also offer members of GOL's, SMILES, and TAP's, Victoria,
loyalty programs, the possibility to accumulate and redeem miles on all
eligible flights operated by the two companies.
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ABOUT GOL LINHAS AEREAS INTELIGENTES S.A.
GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), the
largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, offers around 910
daily flights to 65 destinations in 10 countries in South America, the
Caribbean and the United States under the GOL and VARIG brands, using a young,
modern fleet of Boeing 737-700 and 737-800 Next Generation aircraft, the
safest, most efficient and most economical of their type. The SMILES loyalty
program allows members to accumulate miles and redeem tickets to more than 560
locations around the world via flights with foreign partner airlines. The
Company also operates Gollog, a logistics service which retrieves and delivers
cargo and packages to and from more than 3,500 cities in Brazil and six
abroad. With its portfolio of innovative products and services, GOL Linhas
Aereas Inteligentes offers the best cost-benefit ratio in the market.
SOURCE GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A.
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