American Airlines, GOL partner in codeshare agreement US/South American service

American Airlines has announced it is partnering with Brazilian airline GOL in a new reciprocal codeshare agreement, offering customers access to 20 new destinations in South America, the company said.

American will also increase service from Miami (MIA) to Rio de Janeiro (GIG), adding a second daily flight this winter. The airline also plans to provide more opportunities to bring customers to Latin America through MIA by adding 12 flights from six US cities.

After it is approved by authorities in the United States and Brazil, American and GOL´s new codeshare will allow customers to connect seamlessly to 53 GOL flights beyond GIG, Sao Paulo (GRU), Brasilia (BSB), Manaus (MAO) and Fortaleza (FOR).

American Airlines Group offers customers 6,800 daily flights to more than 365 destinations in 61 countries from its US hubs. American serves more than 200 million customers annually.