14 April 2014
GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (NYSE: GOL) said 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 and Antitrust Authority.
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 destinations.
GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. offers around 910 daily flights to 65 destinations in ten 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.