Happy 1st Birthday Greater Natal International Airport

In May 2014 Greater Natal International Airport, São Gonçalo do Amarante–Governador Aluízio Alves International Airport, opened its doors to both domestic and international passengers across the world. Built to replace the existing airport Augusto Severo, the new Greater Natal Airport has increased passenger capacity from 2.4 million to 6.2 million passengers per annum and welcomed… Read more »

Flights to South America On the Rise

The number of passengers between the U.S. and Brazil has nearly doubled in the last five years. Air travel to South America is booming with American, Azul, JetBlue, and LATAM launching new routes and nonstop services from U.S. gateways to points in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. In fact, the number of passengers between the… Read more »

Last chance to support Team GB at Rio 2016

Those looking to support Team GB in Rio have another chance to buy tickets for the 2016 Olympic Games (15-21 August). The second individual ticket request phase opened last week (Wednesday 3 June) and will close at 2pm on Wednesday (10 June). Members of the public can register their interest for tickets online during this… Read more »

Lummertz Named Embratur Chief Under New Regime

Brazil’s Tourism Board (Embratur) named Vinicius Lummertz, a former official at the country’s Ministry of Tourism and one-time secretary of tourism for the city of Florianopolis, its president this week. Lummertz replaces Vincente Neto, who had headed the agency since March. Lummertz’ appointment to the post follows the April naming of Henrique Eduardo Alves as… Read more »

TACV launch Natal flights, their 5th new destination in 3 months

Fast developing national carrier of the Cabo Verde Islands, TACV, has announced in fifth new destination within the past three months with the launch of its new service from it base in Praia to the North Eastern Brazilain City of Joao Pessao in addition to recently launched Natal and Fortelaza. The new once weekly service… Read more »